Monday, 2 December 2019

L-6 THE BULL BENEATH THE EARTH

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L-6 THE BULL BENEATH THE EARTH
 -KULWANT SINGH VIRK





SHORT     Q/A




Ans.1 They were soldiers posting together on the Burma Front.
Ans.2 Mann Singh was a Naik and Karam Singh was Havildar in the army.
Ans.3 Mann Singh went to Karam Singh’s village Thathi Khara.
Ans.4 He first met Karam Singh’s father.
Ans.5 He was Karam Singh’s brother.
Ans.6 He told that Karam Singh was very famous in the Barma War and he killed many soldiers of Japan.
Ans.7 He asked Karam Singh’s son, if he wanted to go to his father.
Ans.8 It was nearly four miles.
Ans.9 The postman brought the papers of Karam Singh’s pension.
Ans.10 Mann Singh felt choked in his chest and became feeling less.
Ans.11 They didn’t want to spoil the days of his leave.
Ans.12 The bull discussed here is symbolic of kindness with great capacity to bear burden. Mann Singh compared Karam Singh’s father to the bull. Like the bull, his father was also willing to share other people’s burdens.

Ans1 Karam Singh is the main character of the story ‘The Bull Beneath The Earth’ written by Kulwant Singh Virk. All the incidents revolve around him. He is an interesting character. Karam Singh was a Havildar in the army. He belonged to the village named Thathi Khara in Amritsar. He was a close friend of Mann Singh. He was a soft spoken and a good story teller. He was popular in his village. He was famous as a crack shot. He had killed many Japanese in the war. . All shed tears over the news of his death.
Ans2 Mann Singh is the main character of the story ‘The Bull beneath the Earth’ written by Kulwant Singh Virk. All the incidents revolve around him. He is an interesting character. Mann Singh was a Nail in the army. He was a close friend of Karam Singh. Both were in the same regiment. When Mann Singh got leave to visit home, Karam Singh told him to visit his village. He visited Karam Singh’s family near the end of his leave. But they treated him in a cold Manner. He was puzzled. But then he came to know about Karam Singh’s death. It was a great shock to him. He remembered his dear friend.
Ans4 Karam Singh’s father the main character of the story ‘The Bull beneath the Earth’ written by Kulwant Singh Virk. All the incidents revolve around him. He is an interesting character. He was an old man of sixty. He was a brave man. When Mann Singh visited his house, he greeted him. He did not speak much. When Mann Singh tried to talk Karam Singh’s son. His father shouted and asked his wife to take him in. Later Mann Singh came to know the reason of his strange behavior. He was shocked to learn that Karam Singh had died. Mann Singh thought that Karam Singh’s father was like the bull beneath the earth. He was also willing to share the burden of others.
Ans5 The tittle of the story is very appropriate. This tittle is very meaningful. It reveals/ lighted the theme of the story. Karam Singh’s father was an old man of sixty. He was a brave man. When Mann Singh visited his house, he greeted him.
He did not speak much. When Mann Singh tried to talk Karam Singh’s son. His father shouted and asked his wife to take him in. Later Mann Singh came to know the reason of his strange behavior. He was shocked to learn that Karam Singh had died. Mann Singh thought that Karam Singh’s father was like a bull which had the burden of the earth upon his head. He is an unforgettable character. He leaves a deep impact upon our mind.

1) The name of the writer is Kulwant Singh Virk.
2) Karam Singh and Mann Singh were army men and good friends.
3) Karam Singh was a havildar.
4) Mann Singh was a Naik.
5) They were fighting at Burma front.
6) Karam Singh was a crack shot.
7) He killed many Japanese soldiers.
8) Mann Singh got a few days leave.
9) Mann Singh was from Taran Taran.
10)Karam Singh was from Thathi Khara.
11)Thathi Khara was 50 miles from Taran Taran.
12) There are three Gurudwara's mentioned in the lesson.
13) They are Sri Taran Taran Sahib, Sri Khadur Sahib, Sri Goindwal Sahib.
14)Mann Singh visited Karam Singh's village Thathi Thara.
15)He first met Karam Singh's father, sitting in the porch.
16)Then he met Karam Singh's younger brother Jaswant Singh.
17)The postman bought the pension papers of Karam Singh.
18) Mann Singh got shocked on hearing the news of his friend's death.
19) Karam Singh's father was a bull beneath the earth who bore the additional burden of other’s pain.

Karam Singh and Mann Singh were two friends. They were in the army. One day Mann Singh got leave to visit his village. During his holidays he visited Karam Singh's village. But there was no warm welcome. He was puzzled and decided to go back the next day. From the postman he came to know that his friend was no more. Karam Singh's father told him that he did not want to spoil his holiday. Mann Singh considered him like the bull beneath the earth that bore the additional burden of others.

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