Monday, 2 December 2019



Ans.1 It was situated between a drug store and a radio repair shop.
Ans.2  Datta was the owner.
Ans.3  The walls of the shop  were covered with pictures of Gods, hockey players, children, leaders etc.
Ans.4  The customer wanted a picture of his grandfather to be framed.
Ans.5  Datta showed a number of plain, decorative, thin, floral frames.
Ans.6  Datta helped the customer to slect one frame with gold leaves.
Ans.7  The price was Rupees seventeen.
Ans.8 They never cane in time to collect the photo frames.
Ans.9  Datta made frames for those who wanted to pay homage to their dear ones.
Ans.10  A tin of white paint was fallen on it.
Ans.11 He tried to rub off the paint from the picture, with a piece of cloth.
Ans.12  Datta changed the picture of grandfather of the customer, with another similar one.
Ans.13  Datta feared that customer would angry with him as he would catch his risk.
Ans.14  The customer was stunned to see the frame.
Ans.15  He told that Datta had given  him a square frame instead of the oval shape, gold frame.

Ans1 Data is the main character of the story ‘The Gold Frame’ written by R.K. Laxman. He is an interesting character. Data was a frame maker. He was the owner of ‘The Modern Frame Works’. He was a thin, silent and hard-working man. He gave only short answers. He understood his customers well. He never told a lie. He leaves a deep impact upon our mind.
Ans3 Data learnt that his customers never came punctually. Some of them came in advance others came months later. But the new customer was diferent. He wanted the best frame for his photo. He wanted the framed picture to be delivered on the promised date.
Ans4 Data found a photograph which resembled with the photo of the old man. He framed it. This idea worked for him. The customer only objected on the frame that Data had used the square frame instead of the oval frame.
1)      The writer of the lesson is R.K. Laxman.
2)      Datta was a frame maker. He was a thin man with dark complexion.
3)      He wore silver rimmed glasses.
4)      The name of his shop was 'Modern Frame Works'.
5)      The shop was an extra-large wooden packing case.
6)      It was situated between a medical shop and a radio repair shop.
7)      It was full of cardboard pieces, bits of woods, nails, glue, paint boxes etc.
8)      There were pictures of saints, gods, players etc.
9)      The customer wanted to get his grandfather's photo framed.
10)Datta suggested him a gold frame.
11)    Its cost was Rs. 17.
12)    The photo got damaged with white enamel paint.
13) He replaced the photo with another old man's photo.
14)The customer did not recognise the trick.
15)He complained about the shape only.
16)He wanted an oval frame.
17)But Datta had used a square frame.

Datta was a frame maker. He was the owner of Modern Frame Works. He was a silent and hard working man. Once Datta had to deliver a frame to a new customer. Unluckily he spoiled the photograph. He decided to find a similar photograph and frame it. He found a similar photo from the box. He framed it in a golden frame. The customer came and Datta gave the framed photo to the customer. The customer was very impressed by the beauty of gold frame. He only complained about the shape of the frame.