Monday, 2 December 2019

L-3 BHOLI

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L-3   BHOLI 
                      -K.A. ABBAS
SHORT Q/A

Ans.1  Bholi had six siblings-three brothers and three sisters.
Ans.2  One part of her brain was damaged. She become a backward child, so she was called Bholi.
Ans.3  Her body was permanently disfigured.
Ans.4  They made fun of her because of her stammering. She could not speak well.
Ans.5  Because Bholi was not good looking and intelligent.
Ans.6  For the opening ceremony of a school.
Ans.7  He wanted Ramlal to set an example for the people.
Ans.8  She was worried about the marriage of Bholi. Because Bholi was not good looking and intelligent.
Ans.9  She was glad because she wanted to make them her friends.
Ans.10  Bholi could not speak well. She stammered her name Bho-Bho-Bholi.
Ans.11 Because Bholi was not good looking and intelligent. Inspite of that Bishamber was ready to marry her.
Ans.12  Bishamber came with a big party of friends and riding on a horse led by a brass band.
Ans.13 Because Bholi was not good looking and intelligent , so Bishamber wanted money as dowry.
Ans.14  Because Bishamber was a mean,greedy and lame old man.

Ans1 Bholi is the main character of the story ‘Bholi’. It is written by K.A. Abbas. Her real name was Sulekha. She had three brothers and three sisters. All her brothers and sisters were healthy and strong. But she was not. When she was ten months old she had fallen of the cot. As a result some part of her brain was damaged. So she remained a backward child. Everyone called her Bholi, the simpleton. At the age of two, she had an attack of small-pox. Her body got disfigured by pock marks. She stammered while speaking. So she was not sent to school. But when she was sent to school, her life totally changed. Her teacher was very kind. She inspired her and gave her confidence. She made her speak without stammer.

Ans2 Bholi had three brothers and three sisters. They were given good education. Radha was married. Now Ramlal would think of Champa and Mangla’s marriage. All her brothers and sisters were healthy and strong. But Bholi was not. She was not beautiful and had pock marks on her face. So her father was worried about her marriage. He thought that no one would agree to marry her.

Ans3 Bholi’s teacher plays an important role in her life. When Bholi went to the school for the first time. She saw many girls of her age. She was confused. When teacher asked her name, she stammered. She began to weep. But the teacher was very kind. She inspired her and gave her confidence. She made her speak without stammer. Her teacher taught her to face life boldly. Now Bholi learned to fight against social evils. At the time of her marriage, she refused to marry Bishamber because he was greedy and in human. In this way Bholi’s teacher shaped her life.

Ans4 Bishamber was a rich grocer. He was about ffy years old. He walked with a limp (lMgVw). He had children from his earlier wife also. He gave a marriage proposal for Bholi. At the time of marriage, when he saw Bholi’s face was full of pock marks. He was very greedy. At first, he refused to marry Bholi. He agreed on the condition that he would marry her only when Ramlal would give him five thousand rupees. But Bholi taught him a lesson. She refused to marry him and he had to go back.
1)      The name of the author is K. A. Abbas.
2)      Ram Lal was Bholi's father.
3)      Bholi's real name was Sulekha.
4)      She had six siblings: three brothers and three sisters.
5)      Bholi was the youngest child.
6)      When she was ten months old, she fell off the cot.
7)      Her brain was damaged.
8)      When she was two years old, she had an attack of small pox.
9)      Her face was disfigured due to this.
10)    She started speaking at the age of five but stammered.
11)    Her elder sisters Radha and Mangla got easily married as they were beautiful.  
12)     Ram Lal was worried about Bholi.
13)     A primary school was opened in the village.
14)    Tehsildar performed the opening ceremony.
15)    Bishamber came to marry Bholi.
16)   He demanded 5000 rupees as dowry.
 17)  Bholi refused to marry Bishamber.
18)  She decided to become a school teacher in the same school where she had studied.


Bholi's real name was Sulekha. She had fallen off the cot in her childhood. Her head got injured. She was a simpleton. At the age of 2, she had an attack of small pox. She became ugly. She could not speak till she was 5. Children made fun of her stammering. Bholi was admitted to a village school. Bholi’s teacher was a kind lady. She helped her in learning. Bholi got interested in studies. She refused to marry a greedy and old man, Bishambhar. She decided to teach in the same school.

1)      The name of the author is K.A. Abbas.
2)      Ram Lal was Bholi's father.
3)      Bholi's real name was Sulekha.
4)      She had six siblings: three brothers and three sisters.
5)      Bholi was the youngest child.
6)      When she was ten months old, she fell off the cot.
7)      Her brain was damaged
8)      Her face was disfigured due to this.
9)      When she was two years old, she had an attack of small pox.
10)    She started speaking at the age of five but stammered.
11)    Her elder sisters Radha and Mangla got easily married as they were beautiful.
12)    Ram Lal was worried about Bholi.13) A primary school was opened in the village.
14)    Tehsildar performed the opening ceremony.
15)    Bishamber came to marry Bholi.
16)    He demanded 5000 rupees as dowry.
17)    Bholi refused to marry Bishamber.
18)    She decided to become a school teacher in the same school where she had studied.

Q1. Why was Ram Lal worried about Bholi?
Ans. Ram Lal was worried about Bholi because she was neither good looking nor intelligent.

Q2. Why did Tehsildar want Ram Lal to send his daughters to school?
Ans Ram Lal was a govt. official in the village. Villagers would like follow him. That is why Tehsildar wanted Ram Lal to send his daughters to school.

Q3. Why did Ram Lal’s wife agree to send Bholi to the school and not her other daughters?
Ans. nobody liked to marry an educated girl those days. So if their daughters went to school there marriage would become a big problem. But Bholi was not good looking. Her mother thought she would not get married. So she agreed to send her to the school.

Q4. What happened when the teacher asked Bholi her name?
Ans. Bholi could not answer her teacher. She felt nervous. She started crying.

Q5. Why did Bholi’s parents agree to Bishamber’s proposal?

Ans. her parents thought that Bholi is not good looking. So no one will marry her. Therefore they agreed to marry her to Bishamber who was of her father’s age.

Q6. How did Bishamber come to wed Bholi?
Ans. Bishamber came with a big marriage party to wed Bholi. He was sitting on a horse.

Q7. Why did Bishamber demand 5000 rupees as dowry?
Ans. Bholi was not beautiful. She had pock marks on her face. Bishamber saw Bholi at marriage. Because of her looks, he demanded 5000 rupees as dowry.

Q8. Why did Bholi refuse to marry Bishamber?
Ans. Bishamber was a greedy man. So Bholi refused to marry him.

Character sketch-Bholi
Bholi’s real name was Sulekha. She was Ram Lal’s daughter. She had six siblings. She was the youngest one. At the age of ten months, she fell from a cot. A part of her brain was damaged. It made her a simpleton. At the age of two, she got small pox. The marks of small pox remained on her face forever. She began to speak at the age of 5. She could not speak clearly. She stammered. Nobody cared for her. Children made fun of her.Her ugly look and simpleton behavior proved a blessing in disguise for her. She was sent to primary school. It changed her life. Her teacher was very kind. She gave special care to Bholi. It made Bholi confident. Now she spoke properly.

When she grew up, her marriage was fixed with Bishamber. He was as old as Ram Lal. Bholi accepted her parents’ wish. She said yes to the marriage proposal. On the day of marriage, Bishamber demanded rupees 5000 as dowry in lieu of Bholi’s ugly looks. Bholi refused the marriage proposal. She spent her life as a teacher in the same school. Education proved a life changing tool for Bholi.

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