Saturday, 4 May 2019

God be Praised Short textual questions and answers


1. What was alias Abul’s full name?
Abul’s full name was Maulvi Abul Barkat.
2. What was his turban known as and where did it originally come from?
He used to wear a turban on his head. It was known as Mashadi lungi, because it originally came from Mashad in Iran.
3. What did he always carry with him?
He always carried a walking stick, a sort of scepter with decorative bands of brass and gilt.
4. Describe Maulvi’s appearance.
Maulvi Abul had slightly bulging eyes. He had bright hair. He used fragrant oil for them. He wore silver rings with large turquoise on his fingers. He used to wear a turban on his head. He also carried a walking stick in his hand.
5. How much did the Maulvi collect on every Eid?
He collected from 150 to 200 rupees on every Eid. This amount was contributed by his followers.
6. How much was distributed among the needy and the poor?
Maulvi Abul used to distribute 40 to 50 rupees among the needy and the poor of the village. It showed his sense of humanism and generosity. He was a kind and sympathetic fellow.
7. What was the name of his eldest daughter?
The name of his eldest daughter was Mehrunnisa. She was the main cause of worries for her father because Maulvi Abul was worried about her marriage.
8. What was the name of the member of the District Board where the Maulvi lived?
The name of the member of the District Board was Chaudhry Fateh Dad. He was a pious man who helped Maulvi Abul through thick and thin.
9. What was the name of his wife?
The name of his wife was Zaibunnisa. She proved herself an ideal wife. She supported her husband in every difficulty.
10. Write the names of the other two daughters mentioned in the story.
The names of the other two daughters are: Zabda and Shamsun.

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