Lesson 2 (Clearing in The Sky) Short Questions 1st Year English

Level: F.A / F.Sc
Class: 1st Year
Board: Punjab Textbook Board
Subject: English
Book I: Short Stories
Chapter 2: Clearing in The Sky
Type: Short Questions
Author: Jess Stuart
Pages: 7
PDF Size: 2 MB

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This chapter is from the 11th class English book 1 and it has been written by Jess Stuart. we have presented the important questions of this chapter for the intermediate (part 1) FSc FA first year students.

Q: Why did Jess’s father not act upon the doctors’ advice?

Ans: Jess’s father was a farmer who took keen interest in his land. He loved his profession. The doctors’ advice would have kept him away from his farm. He could not afford this. So he ignored their advice.

Q: Justify the title.

Ans: The title “Clearing in the Sky is quite justified. Jess’s father cleared the land at the top of a mountain. This mountain was so high that it looked to be touching the sky. So this was a clearing in the sky.

Q: Describe the physical appearance of the old man.

Ans: The old man was seventy years old but was very active. His face was red and had wrinkles. He had pale blue eyes. He was suffering from heart disease.

Q: What moral lesson does the story “Clearing in the Sky” teach?

Ans: This story tells us a moral lesson that active life-style can save us from various health problems. Moreover, a strong will-power can defeat all the problems. The hero of the story proved it practically.

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