NCERT English Class 10 Chapter 12 Bholi CBSE Board Sample Problems Short Answer

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Question

Why Sulekha is called ‘Bholi?

Solution

Sulekha is called ‘Bholi’ because she is a simpleton due to her suffering from some brain damage after falling off a cot when she was ten months old. As a result, she ¡s not as smart as children of her age.

Question

Why we’re Bholi’ sisters envious of her luck?

Solution

  • Bisham ber Nath was quite prosperous.

  • The procession for Bholi’s marriage had a brass band and the groom rode a decorated horse. Such pomp and show impressed everyone.

  • All this made her sisters envious of her.

Question

What filled Bholi’, a dumb cow, with a new hope in her?

Solution

  • Bholi’s first day of school brought a hope of a new life.

  • She had found a loving and kind teacher.

  • The teacher had inspired her and given her a book and had made Bholi feel confident about herself.