Wednesday, 21 May 2014


A. Read the following extracts and answer the questions.

1. “After the excitement of homecoming wore off, chuck hit a new low.”           3

i)      From where did chuck return?
ii)    In which month did chuck return?
iii)  What was the “new low”?

2.  “He was a 23-Kilo missile of joy”                   3

i)      Who is ‘he’ here?
ii)    What did he do ?
iii)  Where did ‘he’ hit chuck hooper?

3. “The staffs were amazed by the visit”?                   3

i)      Whom do the authors refer as “The staff”?
ii)    Name the manager.
iii)  Which date did chuck visit the staff?

4. “Thirteen months from the moment, he worked full days” 3

i)      From which date did chuck start working full days?
ii)    What was his reward?
iii)  For how many hours did he work earlier?

B. Answer the questions     6 x 2 =  12

1. Establish “a dog named Duke” as a didactic story.
2. Comment on the role of Duke for chuck Hooper’s revival.
3. “a dog named Duke” is a story of inspiration – comment.
4. Narrate the first day of their (chuck and Duke) struggle.
5. Comment on the following dates – (1) June’01 (2) January4, and March, 1.
6. Establish the story “A dog named Duke” a story of optimism and melancholy.
Written By Badal Paul
The author is a passionate blogger, writer and educationalist. This blog is created to ease troubles of the Cbse students. The author holds multiple blogs and the writer of the Novel KALCHAKRA, OOM AND THE CHOSEN FIVE.