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Monday, 13 April 2020

Footprint without Feet , Class 10 , Lesson 13 , Questions and Answers

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English: CLASS 10

Lesson 13: Footprint Without Feet




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Footprint without Feet , Class 10 , Lesson 13 , Questions and Answers
Footprint Without Feet Questions and Answers


Footprint Without Feet Questions and Answers Class 10



1.    What did Griffin do in the Drury Lane. Narrate Griffin’s experience in Drury Lane? [H.S.L.C. 2017, 2020]


OR Why did Griffin go to the Drury Lane? What did he do there? 

Answer: Griffin was an excellent scientist. He recently invented a drug that could make people invisible or unseen. In order to test his experiment he swallowed some drops and then he successfully became invisible. He was very talented scientist but a lawless person. He put his landlord’s house on fire. By becoming invisible he stole in a shop in London and another in Drury Lane.
He was wandering about the streets of London in the bitter cold of January month. So, to comfort himself he entered a shop in Drury Lane, the heart of the theater world. In the shop, he found the necessary clothing to make him visible. He went upstairs invisible. He wore a bandage around his forehead. He put on dark glasses, a false nose, bushy whiskers, and a hat. He then attacked the owner to run away from the shop. Moreover, he even spanned his eyes on the cash of the shop and looted everything.




2. Briefly describe the extraordinary behavior of Mrs. Hall’s furniture. 

Or what extraordinary things happen in the inn?
Or What curious episode occurred in the story?

Answer: After Griffin occupied a room in the inn of Iping, many extraordinary things happened. One morning the landlord and his wife of the inn found that the door of the room of Griffin was open. They peeped around the room and found none in the room. They saw that the clothes and bandages of griffin were lying about in the room. Mrs. Hall heard a sniff close to her ears but she found nobody. A moment later, the hat on the bedpost kept up and dashed itself into her face. The bad room chair started moving and attacked them. As they turned away in terror, the chair pushed them out of the room. Mrs. Hall almost fell down the stairs in hysterics. She was convinced that the room as hunted by the spirit and that the spirit had some link with the strange scientist, Griffin.
Griffen was suspected of having a hand in the burglary at the clergy man’s home. Mrs. Hall questioned him on the stage happenings in his room. He then threw off his bandage, whisker, black glass, and false nose. The people ere horrified to see a headless man. When the police came he threw all the garments and became invisible and ran away. 

3. "Griffin ....... law less per son" comment.
OR Who was Griffin? How did he make himself invisible? 
Do you think Griffin a law less per son? Enumerate it. 

OR How would you assess Griffin as Scientist?
Answer: Griffin was a skillful scientist. He recently invented a drug that can make people invisible. He swallowed a few drops of the drug and he became invisible. He was an stupendous scientist but a law less person also. Griffin never thought twice before harming anybody. He put his landlord’s house on fire. By becoming invisible he stole in a shop in London and another in Drury Lane.
He seems to enjoy the feeling of power which he got out of his invisibility. He misused his power to hurt other people. He put people in trouble in the village of Iping also. He hurt the landlady. He stole from Clergyman’s house. He was occupied with the thought of self-interest. He cannot be assessed as a good scientist. A good scientist offers his discovery for the wellbeing of society. 

4. Why did Griffin set fire to his Landlord’s house? How did Griffin escape from there?

Answer:  Griffin was a propounding scientist. But he was a law less person at the same time. His landlord always disliked him. The landlord tried to throw out from his house. Griffin, therefore, decided to take revenge. So, he set fire to his landlord’s house. 
In order to escape from the house of the landlord, Griffin swallowed a few drops of the drug and he became invisible. 

5. Who was Griffin? How did he become invisible? [H.S.L.C. 2015]
Answer: Griffin was a smart scientist, but rather a law less per son. To his credit, he was the inventor of a rare species of drug that could make people invisible. A successful experiment ended when he swallowed a few drops of his discovery and then he himself become invisible.

6. Why did Griffin become a homeless wanderer? Why did he slip into the big London store and what did he do there? [H.S.L.C. 2018]
Answer: Griffin was a extraordinary scientist but a lawless person. He lived as a tenant. But the landlord wanted to throw him out of the house. So, in anger, he set fire to the landlord’s house and became a homeless wanderer. 
When he was wandering in London it was bitterly cold. So, he slipped into the big London store to comfort himself with cloth and foods.  
Griffin broke open the boxes of the store and took the cash with him. He got rid of his hunger with a meal, wine, and coffee. Then he had a dreamy sleep on a pile of the quilt.

7. How and why did Griffin come to the village of Iping? [H.SL.C. 2019]
Answer: Griffin was a talented scientist. He recently invented a drug that could make people invisible. He swallowed a few drops of the drug and he became invisible. He was an expert but a lawless person. He put his landlord’s house on fire. By becoming invisible he stole in a shop in London and another in Drury Lane. But he got into trouble because of the crowd. He wanted solitude to keep him visible by wearing clothes as there was extreme cold outside. So, he went to the village of Iping in search of solitude and silence. 

8. Is there any special reason why Mrs. Hall found Griffin to be eccentric? [H.S.L.C. 2015, 2019]

Answer: The arrival of a guest in Iping in the winter was very uncommon. Griffin had a bandage over his face all the time.  Griffin was very unsociable. Mrs. Hall tried to become friendly with Griffin. But Griffin said that he liked solitude. So, the odd look and behavior made Mrs. Hall believe Griffin to be eccentric.