Take this introductory quiz and you may be tempted to read his books. (b) Selectivity of contents During the examination, Swami writes short answers and completes his exam before his friends. a) sleep beside his granny Use the following points for your Book Review. Nightmare means b) sleep beside his mother By this act he helped to catch the notorious burglar. Answer: Word: nightmare There was no way to avoid his father. A: A spoiler is something that reveals a key element of the plot of a book, movie or story. 3. (e) description – describe Refer to the story ‘The Boy who Broke the Bank’ (Lesson 2.2) by Ruskin Bond. b) Poet How does Swami react to the praise he receives? How did the headmaster praise Swami? Answer: (Choose the right answer) a) Naughty Answer: Special relationship between grandmother and granddaughter is also one of the highlights of this book. d) a good friend Question 5. Fill them up in the tree diagram given. Swami tries his best to study and starts practising maps. Answer: b. Hence Swami regarded it as frightful. Answer: Task – 2: Fill in the blanks by choosing the appropriate word and complete the story. Do you think Swami realty wanted to join the police? Would you bring the books to my office? Question 3. ‘A Hero’ was written by well known English Novelist R.K. Narayan. Task – 1: Homophones – Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings and different spellings. Interpret it orally with your partner. “You think you are wiser than the newspaper?” Father mumbled that if Swami was spoiled then there is no blame from his side. 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(b) Find exact associations or inter – relationship of words. As it came nearer, he crawled out from under the bench, hugged it with all his might, and bit into it. Do it practically, (for student). The burglar is caught unawares and shouts loudly that something has bitten him. Was he right? a) Lok Sabha How did his view differ from that of his father? (d) Main characters Answer: b) rack a) Had he seen them earlier? The audience had a great laugh. a) Why was Swami congratulated? Unlike his father Swami was of the opinion that even if the boy had the courage, since he was small, he wouldn’t stand a chance against a tiger. Question 3. c) he is not interested to prove his courage b)Dacoit It was only later that he realized it was a burglar he had bitten and not the devil. Answer: ‘Bring the books to my office’ Being with ‘would _________ Function order While there are no real weaknesses of the book, some readers may find it quite straightforward and could wish for more twists and turns. a) The frightful proposition was that Swami’s father wanted him to sleep alone in the office room that night. Answer: Other forms: encompasses, encompassing. Swami disliked sleeping in his office room because When Swami sleeps in his father’s office he has nightmares about the ghost and wakes up with a start. Swami feared that the devil would attack him. Log in. b) rack, Question 13. Next day congratulations were showered on Swami. 2.1 You Start Dying Slowly – Questions and Answers; 2.2 The Boy Who Broke The Bank; 2.3 Appreciation of poem “The Twins” 2.3 The Twins – Questions and Answers; 2.4 An Epitome of Courage; 2.5 Book Review – Swami and Friends by R.K. Narayan; 2.6 World Heritage; Unit 3. a t r t e f l _______ (praise) a) he didn’t want the boy to be alive. He was of the opinion that though the boy was small, since he was courageous, he could do anything. Question 7. Why did he do so ? Swami had a habit of sleeping beside his granny. a) Who is the ‘you’ referred to? 3.1 Appreciation of poem “If…” 3.1 If Questions and Answers c) coward a) There may be scorpions His mother or his granny. Answer: (b) Raju. (c) Pick berries for them to share. What do you think was the practice of granny before she went to bed? To prove Swami had also courage, he should sleep alone in the office room. a) happily The intruder finds the pain unbearable and yells out in agony. However, they could not alert their mother or else they would get caught and not get cookies for a long time. He appears tired and sleepy. Questions that may be asked : 1. Question 12. The ghost may come and carry him away. (h) What you did not like about it What made Swami’s father, his cook and his servant rush up to the office room? a) Swami had caught one of the notorious housebreakers of the district. Second form Answer: 4. By hearing the cry of a man, father, cook and a servant came. Give reason. Question 3. Nightmares continued ……… a tiger was chasing him, the tiger was at his back, the fear of tiger that it may catch him continued. The next day morning congratulations were showered on him. Who supported Swami? Being with ‘will _____ (a) Rosie. Every moment in his thought the devils would come and carry him away. ... put to him another question, 'If he was a God, why did he eat flesh and fish ... As a brahmin boy it was inconceivable to him that a God should be a non-vegetarian. Answer: Swami hates Mondays, for it means activity, discipline/and work after the holiday he had enjoyed on Saturday and Sunday. “There were children’s footprints in the kitchen.”. Swami’s father sat gazing at the newspaper on his lap. (h) Demerits/Shortcomings (if any) Why do you think the audience, on hearing the dialogue, burst into laughter? Which place in the room did Swami think was safe compact and reassuring? So we can justify that Swami was wiser. – Children’s Literature Fantasy, Background (Time and Place) – A village in Karnataka. (b) wisdom He mumbled ‘Yes’ weakly and tried to change the subject by talking about his cricket club. Which sentence in the lesson suggests that it was a five-day week in Swaminathan’s school? b) casually Answer: d) Madurai What is funny as shown in the cartoon? Answer: Swami had bitten the burglar out of fright. Answer: d) a frightening dream 3. Suddenly the space under the bench seemed to him to be a much safer place. As the night advanced, Swami felt that something terrible would happen to him. Swami’s father wanted Swami to sleep alone that night in his office room. In his desperation, he hugged it with all his strength and bit into it. c) Chennai Something has bitten me. Ask question about SWAMI AND FRIENDS - R K NARAYAN get answers. c) fight Answer: b) Why had he been bitten? Questions that may be asked : 1. Word: perspective 4. Question 1. What town had Velan been visiting before meeting Raju? Swami wished that the tiger hadn’t spared the boy, which means _____ (Choose the right answer) a) he didn’t want the boy to be alive. How is your school and friends, I hope you are also fine there. b) Play pranks Answer: Ans Answer: ‘Swami disputed the theory’. a) Bangalore Raju Answer: y m t s a t h p e i c _______ (not cruel) What class was Swami in? What was the story of the Brahmin and the Tiger? What noises did Swami hear at night when he slept alone? The town is said to be a fictional one – Malgudi. Question 9. This is the extract taken by his familiar novel ‘Swami and his friends In this novel Swami was a boy of 11-12 years age. Answer: When their mother woke up and went to the kitchen, she found the children’s footprints and jars of empty cookies on the kitchen counter. There was also a loud thud. What would it be? Swami and Friends Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis | LitCharts. What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘mischievous”? Swami made a comment on the newspaper report. c) racehorse After some time by much effort he opened his eyes, he touched the wooden leg of the bench assuming that granny was at his side. The files are heavy I ’ll carry them for you. CHAPTER I Monday Morning It was Monday morning. Finally, they not only found cookies but other biscuits and chocolates as well. Answer: Answered Class 12 English special chapter swami and Friends I want a Hindi summary of this chapter 1 See answer rr896048113 is waiting for your help. e.g: Is it all right if I sit here? Other forms: mischief, mischievously, 2) Also read and write reviews of SWAMI AND FRIENDS - R K NARAYAN on MouthShut.com. (c) purity – pure Answer: IMPORTEND QUESTION FROM ( RAJAM AND MANI ) FOR H.S. Khanna: How true! a) The Bachelor of Arts 1. b) friend Answer: Father wanted Swami to sleep atone in the office-room to prove courage is everything. Please return my library books. The book has the most appropriate title as readers will be lost in the magic of the ancient temple and its mysteries. Swami.thought that it would be safe, compact, and reassuring under the bench. The tiger was at his back and he could hear the claws scratching the ground. (c) simple – simplicity c) unexpected At that time swami silently went towards his bed. Swami heard the whole conversation of his parents and felt relieved that his father was giving him up at last. Word Class: Noun d) Protect too much How was Swami’s view about courage different from that of his father? Question 5. (d) conclude – conclusion, (a) hatred – hate a) May be they were playing in the kitchen. All these thoughts made him faint. c) Trouble others Answer: One Antonym: release, let go, exclude Who did Swami fear would attack him? Narrate Swami’s dreadful experience when he was lying under the bench. (c) Velan. Hence his father, the speaker, thought that it was disgraceful for him to sleep beside his granny or mother. b) Swami thought that it was the devil that had come to attack him. Word Class: Adjective Question 1. Once he received a letter. a) reassure ’ But when I went on stage I said, ‘stars were barking, dogs were twinkling, and the thief broke the clock and took away the wall ’. pear, Question 4. In this story we meet Swami who is the protagonist in Swami and Friends. sympathetic. a) sleep beside his granny. Question 8. Answer: Swami and his friends had to play a cricket match against Young Men’s Union for which they needed practice. At the end of the one year term, his Congolese commander awarded hint a letter of merit that ended with “______ and he worked hard to restore normalcy to the region”. Question 13. Chapter 1. The correct word, therefore, should be ‘hard’, which means ‘a great deal of effort’. Question 10. Being a city girl, Nooni is surpised at the pace of life in the village and keeps herself busy doing many odd jobs that are available. The poor chap Swami was afraid and wished to change the topic, he started talking about the cricket club. What did he want Swami to do? Identify the new words and phrases which seem to be important, in the review. Meaning conveyed: point of view While he was in the room he hated the news printed in the newspaper about the tiger and wished that the tiger had not spared the boy. Answer: Justify. His classmates looked at him with great respect. Question 3. d) he had fear to sleep alone. Function seeking permission. Swami, who was terrified of sleeping alone, tried desperately to make his father change his mind. When Swami’s father challenged him to sleep alone, Swami hoped that he was only joking. r a g t e d y _______ (unhappy ending) Mother also supported her son and suggested to sleep him in the hall. Was Swami really sleeping? It was a command also as he wouldn’t accept a ‘no’ for an answer from Swami. – Nice and interesting adventure. Answered Class 12 English special chapter swami and Friends I want a Hindi summary of this chapter 1 See answer rr896048113 is waiting for your help. rent = to pay rent for things, house, building, shop etc., Question 1. Swami looked at his granny and his mother because he hoped that they would come to his rescue and ask his father not to compel Swami to sleep in the office room. Answer: Answer: Seeing this granny told that not to cover his face and asked whether he was really very sleepy. Question 3. Write a brief letter to your friend describing how you helped to catch a burglar in your house. 3.1 Appreciation of poem “If…” 3.1 If Questions and Answers Delirium is A) Stomach ache B) Head ache C) Back ache D) None of the above Answer: D) None of the above. 2. In the above conversation, I think that the astrologer has a better common sense. Pages: 3 Words: 585 Views: 789. The writer has used nice and simple language so that everyone can understand the story well. Read the following extracts and answer the questions given below them: Question 1. Swami became a hero in one night. No, he was not right. Swami is the story of a child written with complete objectivity, with a humour strange to our fiction, closer to Chekhov than to any English writer, with the same underlying sense of beauty and sadness (28). The Guide Short Answer Test - Answer Key R. K. Narayan This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 117 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials. Swami and Friends Chapter 2 Summary. e) sleep with anybody R.K. Narayan’s fictional South Indian Town was Yes, indeed, the report about the boy in the newspaper was an unexpected event in Swami’s life. b) Sleep beside his granny. When he was returning home in the jungle path suddenly a tiger came. Question 4. Meaning conveyed: very frightening experience, scary dream d) sadly c) A Hero, Question 5. Swami's character was brilliantly enacted by Manjunath who was a regular feature in many of Shankar Nag directed movies. He was very much afraid to be alone in the room. b) Why did Swami regard it as frightful? Answer: (b) thought – think Answer: Answer: Swami hates Mondays, for it means activity, discipline/and work after the holiday he had enjoyed on Saturday and Sunday. It is about a young girl named Nooni who is sent to live at her grandmother’s village for a while. Question 5. Questions & Answers. It is unfortunate for Swami that such a rare incident takes place and gets reported in the newspaper and catches the attention of Swami’s father. Finally, when he opened his eyes, he realized that he wasn’t next to his granny. 2.5 Book Review – Swami and Friends by R.K. Narayan; 2.6 World Heritage; Unit 3. But, when his father pulled the blanket away and ordered him to sleep alone, as the last request, he pleaded with his father to allow him to sleep in the hall instead of the office room. It seemed to be a much safer place, more compact and reassuring. Answer: The different kinds of noises that reached his ears added to Swami’s fear. c) a man? You Start Dying Slowly – Questions and Answers, 1.1 Appreciation of poem “A Teenager’s Prayer”, 1.1 A Teenager’s Prayer – Questions and Answers, 1.2 News Reports from An Encounter of a Special Kind, 1.3 Appreciation of poem “Basketful of Moonlight”, 1.3 Basketful of Moonlight – Questions and Answers, 2.1 Appreciation of poem “You Start Dying Slowly”, 2.1 You Start Dying Slowly – Questions and Answers, 2.5 Book Review – Swami and Friends by R.K. Narayan, 3.3 Appreciation of poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”, 3.3 Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening – Questions and Answers, 4.1 Appreciation of poem “The World is Mine”, 4.3 Appreciation of poem “O Captain! Swami and Friends Introduction + Context. “Your office room is very dusty and there may be scorpions behind your law books”. Did you have a _______ for lunch ? This shows at the time of emergency, he used his wisdom. A: The two advantages of reading this book are: 1) It has good literary value so you can learn while also enjoying the book and connecting with the character of Swami. And, here, take your ration card back. While The Boy who Broke the Bank is an entertaining story, it did feel a bit rushed in the end. To support his view, he gave an example such as ‘A man may have the strength of an elephant and yet be a coward if he doesn’t fight at all whereas another may have the strength of the straw but if he has courage he can do anything. Possessives: my, your, our, their, his, her etc. Mani had seen the devil in the banyan tree at his street end. Who do you think was wiser, Swami or his father? This brought the people of the house there leading to his arrest. How did Swami try to change the subject when his father challenged him to sleep alone? Why did Swami go to sleep before his father returned from the club? At the same time, Swami spots an intruder breaking into the office. a) feeling proud He was racked with nightmares in his sleep. The one word for ‘to make someone feel calm ’. Come back with your horoscope booklet tomorrow. How did Swami manage to get the permission of the drillmaster? (Caring, protective, innocent, tricky, authoritative, disciplined, helpless, nervous). Swami spread his bed under the bench in the office and crept in there to sleep. c) treat someone affectionately Question 5. His teachers patted his back and felt very proud of him. The wooden leg of the bench. One Antonym: perspectiveless, hopeless The police congratulate Swami and tell him that the intruder was a thief wanted by the police in a number of cases. (b) true – truth What were they? Swami’s father intended to make Swami the laughing stock of his school if he did not sleep in his office that night. Who did father, cook and a servant stumble upon? Answer the following questions in 2-3 sentences each: Question 1. Or were there scorpions really? This we can easily surmise from his insistence on Swami sleeping alone in the office room. I wanted to tell my co-actor ‘stars were twinkling, dogs were barking, and a thief broke the wall and took away the clock. Question 1. Check-in and check out = to record the arrival and departure. OR What desperate attempts did Swami make to escape from his father? I am expecting your early reply, convey my regards to your family members. Easy to understand English is used throughout the book and the wordings flow very well ensuring continuity. Question 4. Answer: Describe the two invigilators. Question 5. (c) Background and setting (Time and Place) Question 2. Courage. Answer: She is a city girl who has been sent to stay with her grandmother in village. Justify your preference. The whole doc is available only for registered users OPEN DOC. A man is seen entering the lift. 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