NCERT English Class 10 Chapter 17 The Thief's Story CBSE Board Sample Problems Short Answer

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Question

How do you think Anil may have come to know about the theft?

Solution

  • Anil may have come to know about the theft because of the dampness of the notes because of rain. He was a kind but wise man.

  • It wouldn’t have been difficult for Anil to make out the series of events that would have taken place in the night.

Question

What made Han Singh go back to Anil’s house?

Solution

  • Han Sing h realized the importance of education he was receiving from Anil. He knew that learning how to read and write and being a literate person would open doors to many opportunities.

  • He was sure that he would then be able to earn more than a few hundred rupees he had in hand at that time.

  • This made him go back to Anil.

Question

Was Han Singh successful in robbing Anil? Was Anil the only one who was robbed or did Han also rob himself of something?

Solution

  • Yes, Han Singh was successful in robbing Anil. But Anil was not the only one who was robbed at that time. Han had robbed himself as well.

  • He had lost the chance of receiving education and being literate. He had robbed Anil monetarily but he had robbed himself of the chance for a better and brighter future, which was much more valuable.