11th Class English Chapter 15 The Angel and The Author and Others Short Questions and Answers
This post contains The Angel and the Author and Others Question Answers and Summary for FSC Part 1 students. This short story is chapter 15 in the textbook of class 11. The story is written by Jerome K. Jerome which revolves around the dream of the author in which he sees the afterlife journey with an angel. This is the last story in FA, FSC part 1 book 1. I have shared all the short stories notes already on ilmihub. But, I will suggest you to go through all 1st year English Notes.
Introduction of Lesson 15 – The Angel and the Author and Others Summary
The followers of all divine religions know that they will be held responsible for their good or bad deeds. Being alive, we rarely bother ourselves with the fact. But close to death, we feel the importance of our deeds. We suddenly feel shocked to find less good and more bad deeds. We remember our good deeds time and again to console ourselves that Allah Almighty may forgive us.
One night, the writer has a dream. He finds himself flying to the heavens with an angel. He becomes worried about his life hereafter. So he asks the angel about the good deeds he himself has done. The angel assures him that all his deeds have been written carefully, whether the writer remembers or not. But, out of his fear and anxiety, he keeps on enquiring about his deeds before facing his Mighty Creator. This is a lesson that Jerome wants all of us to learn that we should all take care of our good deeds. We should do many good deeds before leaving this world.
The Angel and the Author and Others Question Answers for FA, FSC Part 1
Q.1 At what point of the journey in his dream did the author hear the throbbing sound of wings?
Ans. It was at the point of his journey when the city of London looked with only a faint luminosity buried beneath the darkness.
Q.2 What time of the year was it?
What was the time when the writer had a vexing dream?
Ans. It was a fortnight after Christmas when the writer had a vexing dream.
Q.3 What does the author like about Christmas?
What is the writer’s opinion is the positive effect of Christmas?
Ans. The author likes about Christmas that all men and women suddenly become generous. they start doing kind deeds.
Q.4 Write down the good deeds the author has admitted that are a great joy at Christmas?
Ans. The author is delighted to see a sweet child giving Bovril with her own hands to the crowd of grateful villagers.
Q.5 Why are noble deeds always a joy for the author?
Ans. Noble deeds are always a great joy for him because these deeds are a permanent source of joy for him and they satisfy his conscience.
Lesson 15 Book 1 – Questions and Answers of Short Story The Angel and The Author and Others Exercise from English FSC, 1st Year Kips Notes
Q.1 What did the author send to the rummage sale?
Ans. The author sent to the rummage sale all his old clothes, including a coat that had got mixed with them by accident, and that he could have worn again.
Q.2 What is the main theme of the story?
Ans. It is a satirical story. The author exposes himself by the self-ridicule that human beings do deeds of kindness just to make a show of their piety, not to satisfy their conscience.
Q.3 What does the author think about the bulky book of the angel containing?
Ans. According to the writer, perhaps it contains all the good deeds that the men and women have been doing during the last six weeks of Christmas.
Q.4 Why does the author think of keeping a diary?
Ans. The writer thinks of keeping a diary to write his good deeds. He thinks that it would be so nice for his children to know these good deeds.
Q.5 What did the author think of keeping a diary?
Ans. The author saw a long line of electric lamps bordering the embankment. Later as he flew higher he could see nothing but a faint luminosity buried beneath the darkness.
Q.6 What sort of expressions did the Recording Angel have on his face?
Ans. The writer observed that the writing angel had a weary look. He appeared tired and fatigued.
Q.7 How much did the writer subscribe to the Daily Telegraph Fund?
Ans. The writer contributed five shillings twice because they had misspelt his name the first time.
Q.8 Why and where had the writer taken four balcony seats?
Ans. He had taken four balcony seats for the grand show at His Majesty’s which was organized to help the destitute British Johannesburg.
Q.9 What did the writer ask the angel about his noble deeds during the last six weeks?
Ans. He asked the angel whether his noble deeds during the last six weeks were mentioned in his book?
Q.10 What did the writer say about the charity funds?
Ans. The writer said that the charity did not get much. The expenses were greater than the income.
Q.11 What was the writer’s dream?
What Dream did the writer have?
Ans. In his dream, the writer flew upwards and had a chat with the Recording Angel.
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