Lesson 5 (The Piece of String) Short Questions FSc 1st Year English Notes

Level: F.A / F.Sc
Class: 1st Year
Board: Punjab Textbook Board
Subject: English
Book I: Short Stories
Chapter 5: The Piece of String
Type: Short Questions
Author: Guy de Maupassant
Pages: 6
PDF Size: 2 MB

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

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Q: How did the people enjoy the story of the string?

People started telling this story to amuse themselves. They told it in the manner of a soldier telling the stories of his adventures on the war front.

Q: What did Mr. Hubert say in the delirium of his struggles?

Mr. Hubert kept claiming his innocence. His words were: A piece of string A piece of string! By my word of honour did not lie.”

Q: Why did Mr. Hubert keep claiming his innocence before his death?

Mr. Hubert was an innocent man. He did not lie about the pocketbook. But the people did not believe him. This is why he kept claiming his innocence when he was on his deathbed.

Q: Describe the destruction caused by the flood OR What was engraved on the tombstone of Mr. Hubert?

The great flood in its great wrath carried away the people of that area with all their belongings. Only the grave of Hubert withstood the havocs of the flood. On his tombstone was engraved. Here lies a man who told nothing but truth. Here lies the man who would not prove his innocence, but the flood proved it.

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