Class 10 English NCERT Book Footprints Without Feet Chapter 5 Footprints Without Feet Questions and Answers with PDF File for cbse, hbse and other state boards.
Footprints Without Feet Question Answer Class 10 English
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Q. 1. How did the invisible man first become visible ?
Ans. The invisible man entered a big London store. He broke open boxes and wrappers and fitted himself with warm clothes. He wore shoes, an overcoat and a hat. Now he was a fully visible man.
Q. 2. Why was he wandering the streets ?
Ans. Griffin had set fire to his landlord’s house. He feared lest the police should catch him. So he was invisibly wandering the streets of London.
Q.3.Why does Mrs. Hall find the scientist eccentric ?
Ans. Griffin came to Iping in winter. His coming at that time was strange. His appearance and habits were also strange. Mrs. Hall tried to be friendly with him. But he got angry. He said that he did not want to be disturbed. These things compelled Mrs. Hall to think that he was an eccentric person.
Q. 4. What curious episode occurs in the study?
Ans. One day, early in the morning, the clergyman and his wife heard noises in their study room. They went downstairs. They heard the chink of money. Someone was stealing money from the desk. They opened the door silently. But they were surprised to find the room empty. Yet the money was missing. This was very curious.
Q. 5. What other extraordinary things happen at the inn?
Ans. First, Mrs. Hall heard a sniff close to her ear. This was very strange as she did not see anyone near her. Secondly, the hat leapt up and struck her face. Thirdly, the bed room chair sprang into the air and attacked her. These were the three extraordinary things.
Think about it
Q. 1. “Griffin was rather a lawless person.” Comment.
Ans. Griffin was a scientist. He made strange experiments. He discovered how to make human body invisible. Griffin was a lawless person. His landlord did not like him. He tried to get the house vacated. Grill became angry. He set the house on fire. Then he became invisible and came out. He went into a big Loan store and stole clothes from there. Then he went to a shop of theatrical company. He stole clothes and other things from there. He attacked the shopkeeper and robbed him. Then he came to Iping village. He stayed at an inn. He stole money from a clergyman’s house. When the policeman came to arrest him, he became invisible and beat him. Then he became free and walked out.
Q2. How would you assess Griffin as a scientist ?
Ans. Griffin was not a true scientist. A true scientist does not misuse his knowledge. Griffin was a brilliant scientist. He discovered a rare drug. But he misused that drug. He became invisible. He stole clothes and money. He hit the shopkeeper and robbed him. He stole the clergyman’s money also.