A Dog Named Duke

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Question 1:
Duke is a Doberman. What are the other known breeds of dogs? Answer 1:
A model answer has been provided for students' reference.
It is strongly recommended that students prepare the answer on their own. * Terrier
* Bulldog
* Alsatian
* Spaniel
* German shepherd
* Poodle
* Border collie
* Boxer
* Pug
* Labrador
* Elo
* Pekingese
Question 2:
Match the words in the boxes with their explanations given below: rampageous| subdural haemorrhage| bellow|
blonde| taut| rambunctiousness|
grin| critical| confinement|
quivering| shimmied| |
a. This is the other word for trembling:
b. This is used for smile:
c. You call a person this if he/she has pale gold coloured hair: d. This is a quality which relates to high energy and noise: e. This is related to dancing or moving in a way that involves shaking your hips and shoulders: f. This is to express a tendency to show violent and wild behaviour often causing damage: g. We use it for a condition which is serious, uncertain and dangerous: h. This is a state in which one is forced to stay in a closed space: i. This is a medical condition involving bleeding in the brain: j. It is a loud, deep shout to show anger:

k. This is a condition when the rope or leash is stretched tightly: Answer 2:
* a. This is the other word for trembling: Quivering.
* b. This is used for smile: Grin.
* c. You call a person this if he/she has pale gold coloured hair: Blonde. * d. This is a quality which relates to high energy and noise: Rambunctiousness. * e. This is related to dancing or moving in a way that involves shaking your hips and shoulders: Shimmied. * f. This is to express a tendency to show violent and wild behaviour often causing damage: Rampageous. * g. We use it for a condition which is serious, uncertain and dangerous: Critical. * h. This is a state in which one is forced to stay in a closed space: Confinement. * i. This is a medical condition involving bleeding in the brain: Subdural haemorrhage. * j. It is a loud, deep shout to show anger: Bellow.

* k. This is a condition when the rope or leash is stretched tightly: Taut. Question 4(a):
* With reference to Hooper, the author says, "Every thing was going for him", What does it imply? * (i) He had everything that a man aspires for.
* (ii) People admired him.
* (iii) He did what he wanted.
* (iv) He was capable of playing games.
Answer 4(a):
* (i) He had everything that a man aspires for.
Question 4(b):
* Duke never jumped on Chuck again because _____________. * (i) Duke was paralysed and unable to jump
* (ii) Chuck was angry with Duke for jumping at him
* (iii) Duke realized that Chuck was not well and could not balance himself * (iv) Marcy did not allow Duke to come near Chuck
Answer 4(b):
* (iii) Duke realised that Chuck was not well and could not balance himself. Question 4(c):
* The author says that Duke 'knew his job'. The job was _____________. * (i) to look after Chuck
* (ii) to get Chuck on his feet
* (iii) to humour Chuck
* (iv) to guard the house
Answer 4(c):
* (ii) to get Chuck on his feet
Question 4(d):
* "_______ even Duke's presence didn't reach Chuck ". Why? * (i) Duke was locked in his kennel and Chuck couldn't see him. * (ii) Duke hid himself behind the bed post.
* (iii) Duke had come to know that Hooper was not well.
* (iv) Hooper was lost in his own grief and pain.
Answer 4(d):
* (iv) Hooper was lost in his own grief and pain.
Question 5(a):
In 1953, Hooper was a favoured young man. Explain.
Answer 5(a):
In 1953, Charles (Chuck) Hooper was a favoured young man. He had all that a man could aspire for. He was “a hard−charging zone sales manager for a chemical company”. A six-feet-one, who had played on the university football team, was now all settled with his little blonde wife, Marcy. His “big genuine grin”...
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