NCERT English Class 10 Chapter 5 A Tiger in the Zoo CBSE Board Sample Problems Short Answer

Get top class preparation for CBSE right from your home: fully solved questions with step-by-step explanation- practice your way to success.

Question

What does the poet want to convey through the poem?

Solution

ϖ The poet exhibits the miserable life led by the animals in the zoo.

ϖ He shows the two different - lives i.e., life in the zoo and the life at a natural habitat.

ϖ According to the poet, animals should not be caged.

ϖ They should be let free in the wild.

Question

Why does the tiger express his anger quietly?

Solution

ϖ The tiger expresses his anger quietly, because he is helpless.

ϖ He can do nothing from behind the bars.

ϖ He is not free as he was in the forest.

Question

Describe some of the activities of the tiger as stated by the poet.

Solution

Some of the activities of the tiger as stated by the poet are - walking along the cage, hearing the patrolling of cars, ignoring visitors and staring at the brilliant stars of the sky.