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Thursday, 25 January 2018

NCERT SOLUTION CLASS 12 (FLAMINGO) THE RATTRAP

THINK AS YOU READ ->

1) From where did the peddler get the idea of the world being a rattrap?

Ans: The peddler was a rattrapseller. He is naturally thinking oh his rattraps when suddenly he was struck by an idea that the whole world  was nothing but a big rattrap.

2) Why was he amused by this idea?

Ans: The world had never been kind to him. He always thought ill of it. So, he was amused by the idea of the world being a big rattrap. It gave him an unwanted joy.

3) Did the peddler expect the kind of hospitality that he received from the crofter?

Ans: No, the peddler did not expect such kind hospitality that he received from the crofter.

4) Why was the crofter so talkative and friendly with the peddler?

Ans: The crofter was living alone in his cottage. He was happy to find someone to talk to in his loneliness. So he was so talkative and friendly with the peddler.

5) Why did he show the thirty kroner to the peddler?

Ans: The crofter was a credulous man. He was generous with his confidence. So, he showed thirty kronor to the peddler. He didnot foubt that he was a thief.

6) Did the peddler respectthe confidence reposed in him by the crofter?

Ans: No, the peddler did not respect the confidence which the crofter had shown him. He showed him 30 kroner and the peddler stole them.

7) What made the peddler think that he had indeed fallen into a rattrap?

Ans: The peddler stole 30 kroner from the crofter cottage and walked along. He thought himself smart. He avoided the public highway and turn into the wood. It was big and confusing forest which he had got into. He tried to in a definite direction. But he failed. He realised that he was walking around in the same part of the forest. The whole forest seemed to him a big prison