NCERT Solutions for Class 11 English Woven Words

NCERT - English Woven Words

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NCERT Class 11 English Woven Words - All Chapters

27 Chapters
Short Stories - 1. The Lament4 Exercises|13 Questions
Short Stories - 2. A Pair of Mustachios4 Exercises|11 Questions
Short Stories - 3. The Rocking-horse Winner4 Exercises|13 Questions
Short Stories - 4. The Adventure of the Three Garridebs4 Exercises|12 Questions
Short Stories - 5. Pappachi’s Moth4 Exercises|12 Questions
Short Stories - 6. The Third and Final Continent4 Exercises|18 Questions
Short Stories - 7. Glory at Twilight3 Exercises|15 Questions
Short Stories - 8. The Luncheon4 Exercises|10 Questions
Poetry - 1. The Peacock2 Exercises|7 Questions
Poetry - 2. Let me Not to the Marriage of True Minds2 Exercises|7 Questions
Poetry - 3. Coming2 Exercises|8 Questions
Poetry - 4. Telephone Conversation2 Exercises|12 Questions
Poetry - 5. The World is too Much With Us2 Exercises|3 Questions
Poetry - 6. Mother Tongue0 Exercises|0 Questions
Poetry - 7. Hawk Roosting2 Exercises|8 Questions
Poetry - 8. For Elkana2 Exercises|7 Questions
Poetry - 9. Refugee Blues2 Exercises|7 Questions
Poetry - 10. Felling of the Banyan Tree2 Exercises|12 Questions
Poetry - 11. Ode to a Nightingale2 Exercises|13 Questions
Poetry - 12. Ajamil and the Tigers2 Exercises|7 Questions
Essays - 1. My Watch4 Exercises|13 Questions
Essays - 2. My Three Passions0 Exercises|0 Questions
Essays - 3. Patterns of Creativity4 Exercises|14 Questions
Essays - 4. Tribal Verse4 Exercises|15 Questions
Essays - 5. What is a Good Book?4 Exercises|10 Questions
Essays - 6. The Story4 Exercises|12 Questions
Essays - 7. Bridges0 Exercises|0 Questions
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Short Stories

Chapter 1: The Lament

Summary: Written by Anton Chekhov, ‘The Lament’ tells the story of a poor Russian cab driver, Iona Potapov who is in grief after the death of his only son. Iona Potapov wished to share his sorrow and misery with strangers.

He desperately wanted someone to listen to him and feel his pain so that he could unburden himself of the grief and sadness of his son's demise. However, the people that he came across showed little interest in listening to his story because they were either too tired or busy.

Iona tries to share his grief with people, but he did not find anybody with enough compassion who could console him. 

Finally, in a crowd of a large number of people, he finds empathy in his horse who listens to Iona patiently and tries to comfort his master.

Author of ‘The Lament’: Anton Chekhov

Theme: With the story, ‘The Lament’, the author highlights the indifference that Iona experiences from people in his attempt to share the sorrow and pain of his son’s death.

Type of Questions: While attempting to learn questions of NCERT chapter, ‘The Lament’, you can get solutions of MCQs, short answer questions and long answer questions. 

Chapter 2: A Pair of Mustachios

Summary: Penned by Mulk Raj Anand, the story ‘A Pair of Mustachios’ is a light yet thought provoking portrayal of how people attach their pride to the things which do not belong to them.

The story is divided into two parts. In the first part, the author talks about the different types of moustaches that are popular in India.

While in the second part, the author gives an account of a person named Khan Azam Khan who although not very rich, took great pride in his lineage.

Azam Khan believed that Ramanand is a man of a lower class and is not entitled to style his moustaches similar to him.

According to Khan, the styling of moustaches by men defines their class, and there should not be any scope of deviation.

Author of ‘A Pair of Mustachios’: Mulk Raj Anand

Theme: In Mulk Raj Anand’s, ‘A Pair of Mustachios’, we have the theme of tradition, class, acceptance and pride.

Type of Questions: Short answer type and long answer type questions. 

Chapter 3: The Rocking-horse Winner

Summary: The short story ‘The Rocking-Horse Winner’ by D. H. Lawrence begins with the description of Hester, who is an unhappy woman. She finds it difficult to love her three children and feels that her family should have had more money.

The children of Hester are also aware of their mother’s desire for more wealth. They always hear their mother and father whispering about the money.

Seeing Hester’s desire for money, her son Paul decides to alleviate her mother's discontentment by earning money through horse betting.

Paul starts betting on horses and earns handsome money for his family. However, one fine day, he falls off from his rocking horse and goes into the state of subconsciousness and eventually dies.

Author of ‘The Rocking-horse Winner’: D. H. Lawrence

Theme: With the story, ‘The Rocking-Horse Winner’ the author conveys the theme that greed and materialistic pleasures can never be satisfied and be the cause of true happiness.

Type of Questions: Read from the text questions, MCQs and long answer type questions. 

Chapter 4: The Adventure of the Three Garridebs

Summary: ‘The Adventure Of The Three Garridebs’ written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories. In the story, Sherlock Holmes is the main character along with the other characters, obviously ‘the Three Garridebs’.

As the story unfolds, Sherlock Holmes is given the task of finding the third Garrideb by John and Nathan, who are obviously the two other Garridebs.

Later, John reveals to Sherlock that they were looking for another man with the same last name as theirs to distribute Hamilton Garrideb’s land who wanted his property to be inherited by his namesake.

Author of ‘The Adventure of the Three Garridebs’: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Theme: The story, ‘The Adventure of the Three Garridebs’ is a story is about two men John and Nathan who approach Sherlock Holmes to find their namesake.

Type of Questions: To prepare the NCERT chapter, ‘The Adventure of the Three Garridebs’ thoroughly, you can get solutions of MCQs and read from the text questions. 

Chapter 5: Pappachi’s Moth

Summary: The chapter, ‘Pappachi’s Moth’ is an excerpt from the novel, 'The God Of Small Things’ written by booker prize award-winning writer Arundhati Roy. The story is about Pappachi (grandfather) whose discovery of new moth species was rejected and attributed to someone else.

Since then, Pappachi became quite bitter and developed a bad-temperament. Also, he would beat his wife Mammachi every other night. 

During one such night when Pappachi was beating Mammachi, Chacko stops his father and warns him not to beat Mammachi again.

From that day till his death, Pappachi never spoke to Mammachi. However, in spite of the differences in their marriage, Pappachi wept inconsolably on his husband's funeral because he would not be with her any longer.

Author of ‘Pappachi’s Moth’: Arundhati Roy

Theme: The theme of the story ‘Pappachi’s Moth’ is centred around the relationship of Pappachi and Mammachi who are a married couple with an age gap of 17 years.

Type of Questions: Short answer type, long answer type and Multiple choice type questions. 

Chapter 6: The Third and Final Continent

Summary: Written by Jhumpa Lahiri, ‘The Third and Final Continent’ is a story of a Bengali man who travels to Britain in 1964. He works as a librarian in London and for several years and then returns to his hometown Calcutta for marriage.

After a few weeks of marriage, he goes to Boston for the job offer that he received when he was in Britain. In Boston, his 103 years old landlady Mrs Croft finds the man quite gentle and humble. Both the man and the lady develop great bonding.

After some time, the narrator’s wife arrives Mala arrives in the USA, and the narrator moves out of Mrs Croft house. 

After a few days, he takes his wife to see Mrs Croft and upon meeting his wife, Mrs Croft feels very happy. Eventually, after some days, Mrs Croft passes away, causing the narrator to feel deeply sad.

Author of ‘The Third and Final Continent’: Jhumpa Lahiri

Theme: The story, ‘The Third and Final Continent’ by Jhumpa Lahiri revolves around the theme of change, identity and struggle.

Type of Questions: To understand the NCERT chapter, ‘The Third and Final Continent’ properly, you can solve read from the text questions and MCQs. 

Chapter 7: Glory at Twilight

Summary: The story, ‘Glory at Twilight’ revolves around a hard-working and ambitious man Satyajit who hails from a humble background. Satyajit works as a clerk in a bank, and one day he catches a man trying to encash a forged cheque.

Owing to his honesty and dedication, he gets a promotion and climbs the ladder of success. Soon, he gets married and starts a family and reaches the peak of his profession. However, the bank he was working with suddenly goes bankrupt, and so does Satyajit.

Meanwhile, he returns to his village to attend a wedding where he is still revered highly by people due to his achievements. During the wedding, the father of the bride asks Satyajit for money to save his daughter’s marriage

Satyajit argues that he is not carrying cash and suggests to the bride's father to borrow money from the moneylender. 

However, the moneylender demands mortgage, and in return, Satyajit offers his house and pond as mortgage to borrow money and earns the respect of people in the village.

Author of ‘Glory at Twilight’: Bhabani Bhattacharya

Theme: The story, ‘Glory at Twilight’ revolves around the theme of success and failure and how can taste glory after their economic downfall.

Type of Questions: Very short answer type, long answer type and Multiple choice type questions. 

Chapter 8: The Luncheon

Summary: With the story, ‘The Luncheon’,  William Somerset Maugham shares an anecdote that he experienced with a lady who admires his stories. 

The lady asks the writer to meet him in person at one of the costliest restaurants in the city.Although the writer had financial constraints, owing to his humility, he agrees to meet the woman. 

During their meet in the restaurant, the woman orders some of the most expensive food items from the menu. While on the other hand, the writer requests for most economical dishes from the menu.

Finally, after paying the bill, the writer did not even have enough money to pay a decent tip and manage his monthly household expenses.

However, in future, when the writer meets the woman after two decades, she comes across as very huge and obese. The writer cannot help but believe that karma had taken his revenge for her behaviour that very day.

Author of ‘The Luncheon’: William Somerset Maugham

Theme: The theme of the story, ‘The Luncheon’ revolves around the theme of greed.

Type of Questions: To understand the NCERT chapter, ‘The Third and Final Continent’ properly, you can solve read from the text questions and MCQs. 


Chapter 1: The Peacock

Summary: In the poem, ‘The Peacock’, Sujata Bhatt is appreciating the beautiful and magnificent characteristics of a Peacock. 

Through her impressive description of the bird, the poet is highlighting the importance of Peacock as the national bird of India.

Further, the poet highlights the involvement of the peacock in the rich culture of the country, tradition as well as beliefs.  

Pointing out the characteristics of a peacock, she compares them with that of our country, India in view of different traditions and cultures.

Author of ‘The Peacock’: Sujata Bhatt

Theme: In the poem ‘The Peacock’, Sujata Bhatt describes the aesthetic characteristics of a peacock in reference to it being the national bird of India.

Type of Questions: Read from the text questions and Multiple Choice Questions. 

Chapter 2: Let me Not to the Marriage of True Minds

Summary: The poetry, ‘Let me Not to the Marriage of True Minds’ is an extract from Shakespeare’s sonnet 116 that was first published in 1609. 

The poetry is about the definition of love and defines what it is and what it is not. Shakespeare starts the poem by propagating the idea that one should not stand in the way of true love.

Describing love, Shakespeare says that true love is one that remains constant along with the difficulties. He says that if love changes for any reason, then it cannot be termed as true love.

In the sixth line of the poem, Shakespeare opines that love should not diminish as time progresses. Instead, it should remain constant or increase with time and should last for the time eternal.

Author of ‘Let me Not to the Marriage of True Minds’: William Shakespeare

Theme: In this poem, William Shakespeare describes love and is confirming the certainty of his definition of love.

Type of Questions: To solve difficult questions of NCERT poetry, ‘Let me Not to the Marriage of True Minds’, you can get solutions of MCQs, short answer type and long answer type questions. 

Chapter 3: Coming

Summary: In the poem, ‘Coming’, Philip Larkin is speaking about the long season of winter, which accompanies lengthy and chilly evenings. 

He begins the poem by expressing he is part of a world which is filled with a specific type of emotional physicality.

Further, in the poem, Philip Larkin states that the world around him is infused with the sound of birds who are cheering for the upcoming spring season.

The joyful humming of the birds (thrush) makes the author feel like a child, and he tries to restore his past life with his present life in the background of spring.

Author of ‘Coming’: Philip Larkin

Theme: Through the poem, Philip Larkin is trying to express his joy at the ‘coming’ of the spring season.

Type of Questions: Read from the text questions and MCQs. 

Chapter 4: Telephone Conversation

Summary: The poem, ‘Telephone Conversation’ describes a telephone conversation between an African man and a white landlady who is looking to rent her flat.

During the call, the man asks the woman about the location and price of the apartment and confesses to the woman that he is black. Upon his confession, the lady asks the man whether he is light black or dark black.

The man answers the question of the lady in an ironic manner, comparing his skin colour to that of chocolate. 

As the woman continues to ask racist questions, the man invites her to come and look at him to know about the different colours of his body.

Author of ‘Telephone Conversation’: Wole Soyinka

Theme: The poem ‘Telephone Conversation’ which is written in the first-person narrative form by Wole Soyinka engages with the issue of racism.

Type of Questions: Read from the text questions, short answer type questions and MCQs. 

Chapter 5: The World Is Too Much With Us

Summary: With the poem, ‘The World Is Too Much With Us’ William Wordsworth is expressing his unhappiness on the demise of the cottage industry. He further states that the world is full of people who are no longer in touch with nature.

Angrily, the writer is criticizing the modern age which has lost its connection with nature and everything meaningful.

He says that by not being in connection with nature, people have become unaware of the real purpose and meaning of human life.

Author of ‘The World Is Too Much With Us’: William Wordsworth

Theme: With the story, ‘The World Is Too Much With Us’ William Wordsworth is criticizing the first industrial revolution as it distanced itself from nature and moved forward absorbed in materialism.

Type of Questions: To learn important questions of NCERT chapter, ‘The World Is Too Much With Us’, you can get answers of MCQs and read from the text questions. 

Chapter 6: Mother Tongue

Summary: In the poem, ‘Mother Tongue’ Padma Sachdev is trying to bring to attention the issue of language destruction. She is reflecting upon the emotional attachment that she has with her mother tongue (Dogri).

Padma Sachdev goes on to personify her mother tongue Dogri as queen while describing herself as maid ready to serve her queen.

She feels quite unhappy at the loss Sharade script of Dogri language and highlights that the loss of scripts of other languages is resulting in the disappearance of old languages.

Author of ‘Mother Tongue’: Padma Sachdev

Theme: In the poem, ‘Mother Tongue’ Padma Sachdev is highlighting the theme of language disappearance.

Type of Questions: MCQs, read from the text and short answer type questions. 

Chapter 7: Hawk Roosting

Summary: The poem, ‘Hawk Roosting’ is about the monologue of a hawk, which survives by killing smaller birds and feeding them. As the poem begins, the author says that the hawk is sitting on the top of a tree enjoying full freedom.

The hawk examines the world below, and while in the sleep, it has decided upon its prey and the objective for the day. 

The hawk survives each day because of his hunting skills and the freedom that it enjoys in moving leisurely to fulfil its objective.

From the author’s point of view, the hawk is an outstanding creation and sits at the top of the word asserting his dominance. Further, the author states that the hawk comes and departs whenever he desires and kills at its will.

Author of ‘Hawk Roosting’: Ted Hughes

Theme: ‘Hawk Roosting’ is a poem through which the author is describing the characteristics of a hawk and reflects upon its state of mind.

Type of Questions: To effectively prepare NCERT textbook poem, ‘Hawk Roosting’, you can get solutions of short answer type questions and long answer type questions. 

Chapter 8: For Elkana

Summary: The Poem, ‘For Elkana’ written by Nissim Ezekiel portrays the lovely relationship between husband and wife as well as parents and child. The poem is an excerpt from a conversation that takes place in a regular setting between the family members.

With the poem, the author has tried to portray a typical scene that is common in every Indian home. The poem highlights the usual style in which a conversation between a husband and wife takes place.

The husband finds the conversation insignificant and makes an effort to ignore the point that his wife tries to make. He believes that the topic being discussed by his wife is trivial and is wastage of time.

So, in order to avoid any further argument, he simply declares to his wife that you are always correct. However, even during the time of argument, the poet makes it a point to highlight the love of the wife for husband.

Author of For Elkana: Nissim Ezekiel

Theme: The poem, ‘For Elkana’ briefs us about the lovely and wonderful relationship that exists between a husband and wife and family in general.

Type of Questions: Read from the text questions and Multiple Choice Questions. 

Chapter 9: Refugee Blues

Summary: The poem, ‘Refugee Blues’ gives readers a profound insight into the difficulties faced by Jewish refugees during the Nazi rule in Germany.

In the poem, the poet has represented himself as a refugee along with a companion in a city which is inhabited by 10 million people. The poet states that some people are living in luxury mansions, while there are many who are forced to live in utmost poverty.

As the poem progresses, the author describes that he and his friend belonged to a wonderful place but could not go there as their passports had expired.

Later, in the poem, the author tells about a meeting headed by Hitler, which demanded the execution of all Jews, including him.

Author of ‘Refugee Blues’: Wystan Hugh Auden

Theme: With the poem, ‘Refugee Blues’, the author is reflecting upon the predicament of the Jewish Refugees people during the Nazi rule in Germany.

Type of Questions: The NCERT solutions of ‘Refugee Blues’ consist of short answer type and long answer type questions. 

Chapter 10: Felling of the Banyan Tree

Summary: In the poem, ‘Felling of the Banyan Tree’, the poet is describing his love for nature and trees. Through the poetry, the poet tells us about his father’s decision to ask the tenants to leave their house so that all the houses on the hills could be demolished.

In the process of demolition, all the trees surrounding the houses were cut down. However, cutting down the Banyan tree, which was considered sacred by the poet's family was a challenging task. Still, the poet’s father ordered for the cutting of the Banyan tree.

The tree had stood in the same spot for centuries and witnessing its demolition was a terrifying experience for the author. Later, the poet mentions that when his family migrated to Bombay from Baroda, there were hardly any trees.

Author of ‘Felling of the Banyan Tree’: Dilip Chitre

Theme: ‘The Felling of the Banyan Tree’ by Dilip Chitre is a poetry the theme of which is centred around the author's love for nature and trees.

Type of Questions: Read from the text questions, MCQs and very short answer type questions. 

Chapter 11: Ode to a Nightingale

Summary:  The poem, ‘Ode to a Nightingale’ by John Keats discloses his unconventional and imaginative powers. 

In the poem, John Keats describes himself in an uncomfortable and profound state after hearing a nightingale in the forest.

The author is engrossed in nightingale’s song and develops a bittersweet feeling thinking about the carefree life of nightingale. He wishes to drink special distilled wine so that he could disappear in the forest with the nightingale.

Addressing the nightingale directly, the poet describes his admiration at the happy nature of the nightingale. 

Lastly, he uses the art of poetry to join the world of the nightingale and wishes to escape from the worries of life, such as age, death and time.

Author of ‘Ode to a Nightingale’: John Keats

Summary: in the poem, ‘Ode to a Nightingale’, the poet explores and contemplate about the validity of love, life and death.

Type of Questions: To prepare the NCERT Woven Words English chapter, ‘Ode to a Nightingale’, you can get answers of MCQs and read from the text questions. 

Chapter 12: Ajamil and the Tigers

Summary: The poem, ‘Ajamil and the Tigers’ by Arun Kolatar is a political satire. Ajamil and the Tigers talks about the corrupt politicians and the oppressed people.

As depicted in the poem, a shepherd makes an agreement with the king of tigers to maintain harmony and peace among the communities.

The shepherd has been referred to as the politician while the sheep are his subjects. To maintain his sovereignty and cordial relations with the tigers, the shepherd sacrifices a few sheep.

So, in this way, the poet illustrates how rulers and politicians put their people on the line and sacrifice them to maintain their reign.

Author of ‘Ajamil and the Tigers’: Arun Kolatar

Theme: Through the poem, ‘Ajamil and the Tigers’, the poet is representing the corrupt politicians and the suppressed subject. 

Type of Questions: Short answer type questions, long answer type questions and read from the text questions. 


Chapter 1: My Watch

Summary: At the beginning of the story, the author talks about his beautiful watch and boasts about the fact that it had run for eighteen months without any trouble. However, soon the author's stops working and he feels unhappy about it.

The author takes his watch to repair the very next day to different watchmakers. However, none of the watchmakers that he visited was able to fix the watch.

The author spends more than a thousand dollars, but he could not get his watch repaired by any of the watchmakers.

After trying everywhere, the author lost all hope and thought to himself that a good watch was a good watch till the time watch repairers got a chance at it.

Author of ‘My Watch’: Mark Twain

Theme: With the story, ‘My Watch’ the author describes his love for his watch and how desperate he was to get his watch repaired.

Type of Questions: To learn the chapter, ‘My Watch’’ of your NCERT English textbook, you can solve MCQs, short answer type and long answer type questions. 

Chapter 2: My Three Passions

Summary: The essay, ‘My Three Passions’ written by Bertrand Russell, talks about the three passions that he desired all his life. Bertrand Russell aspired for love, knowledge and pity for the suffering faced by humankind.

Bertrand Russell discusses that in the beginning, the first thing that he desires is love. Bertrand was of the opinion that because of love, he could eliminate loneliness and suffering from his life.

The second thing that he desired earnestly was knowledge which everyone seeks in their life. Bertrand was always eager to gain understanding about the things which he did not know.

Following his desire for love and knowledge, Bertrand talks about pity which transports him to the real world from heaven.

Author of ‘My Three Passions’: Bertrand Russell

Theme: With the story, ‘My Three Passions’ Bertrand Russell talks about his three passions, i.e. love, knowledge and pity for human suffering.

Type of Questions: Read from the text questions and short answer type questions. 

Chapter 4: Tribal Verse

Summary: Tribal Verse is an essay written by G.N Devy in which he highlights the tribal literature, their rich tradition, issues as well as their preservation and appreciation. Further, the author points out that tribal people live in a group cohesive and at the same time, pretty organized.

The author starts the essay with a note which reads that the literary tradition of India is inspired from the rich literature of tribal people.

The author also expresses his concern over the exclusion of the tribal culture owing to the increase in urbanization. He also asserts the fact that in the absence of any effort towards the preservation of tribal literature, the literary tradition runs the risk of getting lost.

Author of Tribal Verse: G.N Devy

Theme: The essay, ‘Tribal Verse’ by G.N Devy explores the theme of the tribal way of life, their culture and literature.

Type of Questions: To learn the chapter, ‘Tribal Verse’ of your NCERT English textbook, you can solve MCQs, short answer type and long answer type questions. 

Chapter 5: What is a Good Book?

Summary: In this essay, “What is a Good Book?” John Ruskin is describing good books like the ones that are some practical and pleasing talk by some person whom one cannot indulge in conversation otherwise.

According to the author, good books are simply written with the objective of communicating to a larger audience. 

Further, the author highlights that good books are merely books based on talks which authors get printed because they cannot address a thousand people at once.

Going forward, the author says that it is very difficult to categorize a certain book as good or bad. This can only be done by doing a subjective assessment of the book.

However, subjective assessment can also prove to be relative in nature because a good book for some people may not be so good for others.

Author of ‘What is a Good Book?’: John Ruskin

Theme: With the essay, ‘What is a Good Book’, the author is describing the qualities of a good book and the objective of the authors behind writing a book.

Type of Questions: Short answer type questions, long answer type questions, MCQs and read from the text questions

Chapter 6: The Story

Summary: Through the essay, ‘The Story’, EM Forster discovers the interest of humans in the story that goes back to the primitive age. He states that the art of storytelling is very old and the importance of time is a critical factor in the narration of the story.

Further, the author talks about novels and how they throw light on the human condition with the help of a narrative which involves different characters. A novel can be realistic inspiration of real-life events, or it can be based on fiction.

According to the author, the foundation of a novel is a story which always consist of events that follow a definite timeline. Moreover, the novel always tells a story that not only entertains the reader but gives them a message.

Author of ‘The Story’: EM Forster

Theme: With the essay, ‘The Story’, EM Forster discusses the different techniques of writing a story and the importance that time plays in the narration of a story.

Type of Questions: The solutions of NCERT chapter, ‘The Story’, comprise of short answer type questions, long answer type questions, MCQs and read from the text questions. 

Chapter 7: Bridges

Summary: The story, ‘Bridges’ is an autobiographical narrative by the author about how she became a dancer. With the story, the author tells us about her mother’s passion for making her daughter a dancer.

The author says that the film industry ignited in her mother the interest to make her a dancer. However, she was never interested in dancing and describes the difficulties that she would face daily to travel to her dance teacher’s house.

The author is also describing all the difficulties that she went through while learning dance. She was not passionate about dancing and felt as if she was forced to learn dance. Besides, she never felt anything good about her mother’s passion to make her daughter a dancer.

Author of ‘Bridges’: Kumudini Lakhia

Theme:  With the story, ‘Bridge’, the author describes her mother’s passion for making her daughter a dancer and the struggles that she goes through to learn dance.

Type of Questions: The solutions of NCERT chapter, ‘Bridge’, comprise of short answer type questions and long answer type questions. 

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