A) Read the extracts carefully and answer the questions.
1. “Her style was easy to read and very convincing”
a) Whose style is talked about here?
b) Mostly what aspect of humans did she deal in her w3riting?
c) What is her real name?
2. “The happiness of this young orphan girl is more important than worshipping lord Vishweshwara at Kashi.”
a) Who is the speaker?
b) What did the speaker do?
c) Why will she go to Kashi?
3. “When I came back to my village, I saw my grand mother in tears. I was surprised.
a) What was the name of the grand mother?
b) Why did the speaker go to village?
c) Why will she surprised?
4. “You know when you were away, “Karmaveera” came as usual.”
a) On which day ‘Karmaveera’ used to come?
b) In which language did “Karmaveera” come?
c) Why was the speaker fond of “Karmaveera”?
5. “I have decided I want to learn the Kannada alphabet from tomorrow onwards.”
a) Who is the person spoken to?
b) Why did the speaker decide to learn Kannada alphabet?
c) Which day did she decide to be her deadline for learning Kannada alphabet?
6. “Then she did something unusual”.
a) What unusual she did?
b) Tell us the age of the speaker and the listener?
c) What are the gifts that each other presented?
B) Answer the following questions in about 30-40 words each.
a) Acquaint us with the early life of the grandmother.
b) Tell us the story of “Kashi Yatre”.
c) How did the grandmother learn Kannada Alphabet?
d) ESTABLISH THE STORY AS A DIDACTIC ONE.
e) “HOW I TAUGHT MY GRAND MOTHER TO READ IS A MOCK TO THE SOCIETY.” Discuss.
f) Comment on the ending of the story.