CBSE-CLASS-XII ENGLISH FULL MARKS-35 TIME---1.30HR
A. Answer the following questions in very short 5x1=5
a) What did the old man prepare for supper?
b) Which card game did the rattrap peddler and the old man play?
c) After how much time did the peddler come to the old man’s house?
d) Where did the canal lead to?
e) In which month did the incident take place?
f) Whom did the ironmaster mistake the rattrap peddler to be?
g) What was the name of the wife of the ironmaster?
B. Answer the following in about 30-40 words(any five):- 5x3=15
a. How did the rattrap peddler manage his livelihood?
b. What was the philosophy of life connected to the rattrap by the rattrap?
c. How did the rattrap peddler loot the man near the highway?
d. How did the peddler reach the forge and how was he mistaken?
e. How did the peddler reach the manor house?
f. How did the ironmaster react when the truth was exposed and how did the peddler answer back?
g. How was the life of the peddler during the Christmas in the manor house?
h. Comment on the ending of the story.
C. Answer the following questions in about 200 words. (any two) 6x2=12
a) Establish “The Rattrap” to be didactic one.
b) Discuss how Edla become the source of inspiration to come out of the trap he was in.
c) Justify the title of “The Rattrap”.