Q. 2 C5.0( 2 Votes )

Read the extracts and answer the questions that follow:

"It was a starting question coming from that ragged old man on the street’

1. Where was the narrator when he was drawn into the conversation?

2. Give a brief description of the old man

3. Why was the narrator perplexed by the question?

Answer :

1. The narrator was sitting on the litchi tree, which grew in the garden of his house.

2. The old beggar had a flowing white beard and piercing grey eyes, and he spoke to the narrator in English.


3. As the question was quite personal, and was asked in the English language by a beggar on the other side of the garden wall, the narrator was a little perplexed.


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