NCERT English Class 10 Chapter 11 Glimpses of India CBSE Board Sample Problems Long Answer

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Question

Is bread an important part of Goan life? How do you know this?

Solution

  • Bread is an important part of Goan life.

  • Marriage gifts are meaningless without the sweet bread known as the Bol.

  • For a party, bread is a must, while for Christmas, cakes and bolinhas are a must.

  • Sandwiches must be prepared by the lady of the house on her daughter’s engagement.

  • The author says that everybody loves the fragrance of loaves.

  • The elders were given loaves and the children were given bread-bangles, which they longed for.

  • Also, the fact that bakery is a profitable profession shows that the love for bread is enormous in Goa.