Rainbow important questions 2019 – Here we collected most important questions for you.
Q 1. What were the terms of contract between British landlords and peasants?
Ans- The terms of contract between British landlords and peasants is that indian peasants were to plant indigo on 15% of their land and surrender the entire indigo to British landlord as a rent.
Q 2. Why did Gandhiji not agree to proceed to champaran with Raj Kumar Shukla?
Ans- Gandhi ji had an appointment in Kanpur so Gandhi ji not agree to proceed to Champaran with Raj Kumar Shukla.
Q 3. What happened when gandhiji and Raj Kumar Shukla wanted to meet Raj Kumar Shukla?
Ans- Gandhi ji did not allow to draw water from well. It is because Dr. Rajendra Prasad servents took Gandhi ji as a poor peasants and think Gandhi ji is untouchable.
Q 4. What was the effect of synthetic indigo on natural indigo crop?
Ans- The international demand for natural indigo reduced very much and now it was not a profit making business for British landlords.
Q 5. Why did Gandhi ji scold the lawyer?
Ans- The lawyers of champaran are charging high fees from poor peasants and not helping them so Gandhi ji scold lawyer.
Q 6. What is phytoplankton?
Ans – Microscopic grasses of the sea that nourish and sustain the entire southern ocean food chain is called phytoplankton.
Q 7. Why is phytoplankton necessary for the survival of bio-diversity in Antarctica?
Ans – Phytoplankton necessary for the survival of bio-diversity in Antarctica because it nourishes and sustains the entire southern food chain. It is responsible for the lives of water animal, bird of the region and global carbon cycle.
Q 8. What was the author first reaction on reaching Antarctica and why?
Ans – on reaching Antarctica the author first reaction was this it is like walking in to a ping pong ball. Because there are no trees, humans, or buildings etc.
Q 9. Why does water create a feeling of hatred and terror in William Douglas?
ANS – When William Douglas is 3 or 4 year old then his father took him to beach. When his father stand on beach then a surf buried them. Terror of water seated in his heart.
Q 10. Why did Douglas decide to join the YMCA pool?
ANS – YMCA pool was only 2 or 3 feet deep so Douglas thought it was safe. He had got a pair of wings.
Q 11. How did terror seize the narrator when he was going down and down and tallow glow of water surrounded him?
ANS – The cry was left to his neck. The horror of death made him mad in the water. His head bursts and lungs started hurting. He was getting dizziness. Legs and arms did not move.
Q 12. How did the author become a perfect swimmer?
ANS – Author hire a coach who is able to teaching him swimming perfectly. Coach is using a rope and a pulley to teaching swimming. He taught him how to exhale with face into the water. Thus the author learned to swim.
Q 13. Why was William Douglas determined to conquer his fear of water?
ANS –William Douglas determined to conquer his fear of water because his life had become handicapped. He wanted to feel free and enjoy his life.
Q 14. What physical ability did Derry suffer from? How did he come by it?
Ans. Derry looks ugly. He looks ugly because acid had fallen on his face and his face was burnt.
Q 15. What disability did Mr. lamb suffer from? How did he overcome his feeling of loneliness and alienation?
Ans. Mr. lamb is suffering from disability of the legs. It was because his one leg is destroyed in the war. He overcome his feelings by his company of nature and human beings.
Q 16. How was Mr. lamb friendly with kids despite them teasing him about his broken leg?
Ans. Mr. lamb loved kids. He welcomed them in his garden. He did not feel troubled when some kids calling him Lamey-lamb.
Q 17. Why does derry come back to Mr. lamb’s house?
Ans. Derry comes back because Mr. lamb has changed his attitude to life. He inspired him. He loved and praised him.
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