Class 10 English NCERT Book Footprints Without Feet Chapter 7 The Necklace Questions and Answers with PDF File for cbse, hbse and other state boards.
The Necklace Question Answer Class 10 English
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0.1. What kind of a person is Mme Loisel – why is she always unhappy ?
Ans. Mme Loisel is a beautiful woman. She has high dreams. But she is married to a poor man. She sherlock the realities of life and wants to lead a life of grandeur and luxury.
Q. 2. What kind of a person is her husband ?
Ans. Loisel’s husband is a very simple-hearted person. He works as a clerk. He loves his wife deeply. He wants to see his wife always happy.
Q.3. What fresh problem now disturbs Mme Loisel ?
Ans. The fresh problem is that Mme Loisel has no pretty dress to wear at the party.
Q.4. How is the problem solved ?
Ans. Her husband solves the problem. He buys a new dress for her. In this way, the problem is solved.
Q.5. What do M. and Mme Loisel do next ?
Ans. The next problem is that of having a necklace to wear at the party. So Mme Loisel and her husband decide to borrow a necklace from her friend, Mme Forestier.
Q.6. How do they replace the necklace ?
Ans. Mr Loisel buys a necklace in 36,000 francs. He had with him only 18,000 francs. He had to bor the rest of money on high rates of interest. In this way they replace the necklace.
Think about it
Q. 1. The course of the Loisels’ life changed due to the necklace. Comment.
Ans. Mr and Mrs Loisel bought another necklace for thirty six thousand francs to replace the lost one. Mr Loisel had eighteen thousand francs of his own. He borrowed the rest of eighteen thousand francs on very high rates of interest. After this incident their life changed a lot. They discharged their maid. They changed their lodgings and rented some rooms in an attic. Madame Loisel learnt the odious work of kitchen. She washed the dishes and soiled clothes. She went to market herself for shopping. Mr Loisel started working for some merchant in the evening. At night he often did copying at five sous per page. This life lasted for ten years.
Q. 2. What was the cause of Matilda’s ruin? How could she have avoided it ?
Ans. Matilda was the real cause of her not contented with her life. Her discontentment with life was the real com would not been ruined. The immediate ruin. Had she not borrowed the necklace from her friend, her life would not have ruin cause of the ruin of her life was the diamond necklace that she had borrowed from Madame Forestier.
Q. 3. What would have happened to Matilda if she had confessed to her friend that she had lost the necklace ?
Ans. If Matilda had confessed to her friend that she had lost the necklace, she and her husband would have been saved from all the hardship. Her friend would have told her that her diamonds were false. They were not worth over five hundred francs.
Q.4. If you were caught in a situation like this, how would you have dealt with it ?
Ans. If I caught in a situation like this, I would have gone to my friend from whom I had borrowed the necklace. Then I would have confessed before her that I had lost the necklace. I paid the cost of the necklace to her directly if she demanded.