TWO STORIES ABOUT FLYING (Part 1)
” That was twenty-four hours ago. Since then nobody had come near him. The day before, all day long, he had watched his parents flying about with his brothers and sister, perfecting them in the art of flight, teaching them how to skim the waves and how to dive for fish. He had, in fact, seen his older brother catch his first herring and devour it, standing on a rock, while his parents circled around raising a proud cackle. And all the morning the whole family had walked about on the big plateau midway down the opposite cliff taunting him with his cowardice.”
I. Why do you think nobody came near the young seagull ?
II. Choose the option that lists the set of statements that are NOT TRUE according to the given extract:-
III. Pick up the option that correctly classify Fact(s) & opinion(s).
IV. Which phrase DOES NOT correspond to TAUNTING HIM-
V. 3. “ taunting him with cowardice” the line shows that his siblings are-
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” He felt certain that his wings would never support him, so he bent his head and ran away back to the little hole under the ledge where he slept at night.”
a. Who is ‘he’ in the above extract ?
b. Why did he run back to his little hole?
c. Why did he feel his wings will not supoort him?
d. Search of the meaning similiar to ‘confirm’ from the above extract.
e. Tell the name of the author of the above extract.
a. The Young seagull
b. because he was afraid to fly off the ledge/ because he was scared of the height.
c. he lacked the courage to risk falling off the ledge.
e. Liam O’ Flaherty