NCERT English Class 10 Chapter 20 Footprints without Feet CBSE Board Sample Problems Short Answer

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Question

How did the visible man become invisible? What did he do then?

Solution

  • The invisible man got angry with Mrs. Hall for asking an explanation for the mysterious happenings and threw off all he was wearing on his head, so that he became a man without a head.

  • Soon the constable Jaffers arrived to arrest him, but the invisible man threw off all his clothes to become invisible and, in the ensuing scuffle, knocked Jaffers unconscious and escaped.

Question

How did Griffin find himself invisible but naked in the chill January air for the second time?

Solution

  • As he had overslept in the big London store, when the store opened in the morning the store assistants came in. Griffin panicked and ran, chased by the assistants.

  • He had to take off his newly found clothes to become invisible and escape, so that he found himself invisible but naked in the chill January air for the second time.

Question

How was Griffin a lawless man?

Solution

  • Griffin was lawless because he had committed many anti-social deeds for which he never felt guilty.

  • He set fire to his landlord’s house and ran away, he stole’ foodstuffs and clothes from a London store, stole other goods from a theatrical company and also stole money from a clergyman’s house to pay his bills.