Comprehension Exercises | Our Runaway Kite | Lucy Maud Montgomery | Class 10 | Grammar | প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর

Our Runaway Kite | Lucy Maud Montgomery | Textual Question and Answer | Grammar | প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর  

Our Runaway Kite by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Our Runaway Kite by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Comprehension exercises

1. Choose the correct alternative to complete the following sentences:  

(a) The keeper of the Big Half Moon Lighthouse is

(i) Aunt Esther

(ii) Father

(iii) Claude

(iv) Dick


(b) The family moved over to the mainland in

(i) summer

(ii) spring

(iii) monsoon

(iv) winter


(c) When asked about relations, Father looked

(i) happy

(ii) angry

(iii) sorrowful

(iv) irritated


2. Fill in the chart with information from the text:


(a) name of the island

Big Half Moon

(b) Age of Claude

Eleven years  

(c) the game played by Claude and the narrator

Pirate caves



3. State whether the following statements are True or False. Provide sentences/ phrases /words in support of your answer:

(i) People felt that Claude and the narrator were lonesome in the island. True

S.S:> "They said we must be lonesome over there, with no other children near us.”


(ii) Claude and the narrator quarrelled. False

S.S:>  “Claude and I never quarreled.”

(iii) Nobody on the mainland had relations. False

S.S:>  “Everybody on the mainland had relations”.


4. Choose the correct alternative to complete the following sentences:

(a) In summer the Big Half Moon is always

(i) lovely

(ii) unpleasant

(iii) boring

(iv) dull


(b) Back on the island, Claude and the narrator made plenty of

(i) puppets

(ii) masks

(iii) kites

(iv) envelopes


(c) The kite was patched with a

(i) newspaper

(ii) letter

(iii) envelope

(iv) card


5. Complete the following sentences with information from the text:

(i) A boy on the mainland showed how to make kites.

(ii) On the kite Claude and the narrator pasted tinsel stars all over it and had written their names on it.

(iii) Claude was standing with a bit of cord of the sailed away kite in his hand, looking foolish.

6. Fill in the chart with information from the text:




(a) The narrator's elbow went through the kite.

When she was bringing the kite from the house, she tripped

and fell over the rocks.

(b) Claude and the narrator hurried to fix the kite.

They wanted to send the kite up before the wind had finished.

(c) The kite soared.

The wind was glorious.

7. Choose the correct alternative to complete the following sentences:

(a) A letter came for father after a

(i) day

(ii) week

(iii) fortnight

(iv) month

(b) Father left home after quarrelling with his

(i) brother

(ii) sister

(iii) aunt

(iv) uncle


(c) Dick and Mimi discovered the kite on the top of a

(i) roof

(ii) tree

(iii) lighthouse

(iv) light post


8. Fill in the chart with information from the text:

(a) person who sent the letter

Aunt Esther

(b) name of Aunt Esther's mother


(c) total number of family members in the narrator's family at present



 9. Answer the following questions:

(a) What did Father find when he went back home years afterward?

Ans.> Father found his brother had died and he could not find his sister years afterward when he went back.


(b) Where did Aunt Esther live?

Ans.> Aunt Esther lived hundreds of miles inland.


(c) Why did Aunt Esther turn pale?

Ans.> When Aunt Esther found the kite patched with the same letter she had written to her brother earlier, she turned pale with surprise.



Grammar in Use


10. Change the following sentences into questions, as directed:


(a) Shankha lives in Alipurduar. (Information question using 'where')

Ans.> Where dose Sankha live?


(b) They have gone to a picnic. (Interrogative sentence using 'where')

Ans.> Where have they gone?


(c) I went to school yesterday. (Simple question using ‘did)

Ans.> When did you go to school?


(d) Tia studies in class X. (Information question using 'which')

Ans.> Which class does Tia study?


Writing Activities

11. Suppose your bicycle has a sudden tyre puncture on your way to school. You have taken the cycle to a repair shop. Write an imaginary dialogue (within 100 words) between the shopkeeper and you.


Here is an imaginary dialogue between a shopkeeper and me when I went to his shop to get the sudden tyre puncture fixed of my bicycle.


Me: Good morning, Sir!

Shopkeeper: Good morning, Son! How can I help you?

Me: I need a puncture to be fixed.

Shopkeeper: In which tyre is it occurred?

Me: In front tyre.

Shopkeeper: Oh! I will surely fix it up.

Me: How much time do you take for this task?

Shopkeeper: It needs approximately 30 minutes.

Me: How much do I have to you for this?

Shopkeeper: 10 rupees only.

Me: Could you please fix it quickly? I have to go to school now.

Shopkeeper: Sure. I will try my best.

Me: Thank you for cooperating me.

Shopkeeper: I understand. The problem of your cycle is fixed. You can go now.

Me: Thank you so much! Please take the money.

Shopkeeper: Thank you. Ride the cycle safely!


12. Write a story (within 100 words) using the given hints. Give a title to the story.

crow sitting on a tree – piece of meat in its beak — fox passing under the tree – wants the meat - asks the crow to sing - crow keeps meat under its feet and sings — fooled, fox leaves


It was summer. One day a crow was sitting on a tree. A piece of meat in its beak. He was very glad to have the peace of meat to eat. A fox hungry was passing by just under that tree. The fox notices the meat in the crow’s mouth. He wished to have the peace of meat and eat it. The fox was very clever. He tried to apply a trick to have the meat. He asked the crow, “Friend, how are you? Your voice is very beautiful. Would you like to sing? I will be very glad to hear it.” The crow understood the trick of the fox. The crow keeps meat under its feet and began to sing. Thus, the fox was befooled indeed and hearing the harsh voice of the crow he ran away.

[Moral:- Don't Believe A Flatterer]

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