Level: F.A / F.Sc
Class: 1st Year
Board: Punjab Textbook Board
Book I: Short Stories
Chapter 4: Thank you, M’am
Type: Short Questions
Author: Langston Hughes
PDF Size: 2 MB
This chapter is from the 11th class English book 1 and it has been written by Langston Hughes. we have presented the important questions of this chapter for the intermediate (part 1) FSc FA first year students.
Q: Why did the woman not ask about the boy’s family background?
Ans: She did not want to depress him any more. She wanted him to relax a bit.
Q: What was the nature of the woman’s job?
Ans: She told him that she was a beautician and worked in a hotel beauty shop. That shop was visited by all types of women. It stayed open till late at night.
Q: What did the woman say to the boy after the supper Was Over?
Ans: She gave him ten dollars to buy blue suede shoes. She advised him to use fair means to meet his requirements.
Q: Why did the boy want to say something other than, “Thank you, m’am”?
Ans: The boy was so impressed by the kind behaviour of the woman that he was short of Words. He wanted to say more than simply expressing thanks. But he could not do so.