NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English An Alien Hand Chapter 4

The Cop and the Anthem Class 7

Chapter 4 The Cop and the Anthem Exercise Answers & Summary

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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 29

Q1 :  

What are some of the signs of approaching winter referred to in the text?


Answer :

The narrator says that when birds begin to fly south, when people want new warm coats and when dead leaves fall, one can be sure that winter is near.

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Q2 :  

Suppose no cop came at the end. What would Soapy's life be like through the winter?


Answer :

Suppose no cop had come at the end of the story, Soapy would have perhaps given up on his bad ways, in accordance with the promise he had made upon seeing his old home and remembering his childhood days. He would have looked for the man who had offered him a job, and then upon getting the job, would have started leading an honest man's life.

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Q3 :  

Write 'True' or 'False' against each of the following.

(i) Soapy did not want to go to prison. _______

(ii) Soapy had been to prison several times. ________

(iii) It was not possible for Soapy to survive in the city through the winter. _________

(iv) Soapy hated to answer questions of a personal nature. _________


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Q4 :  

Retell an episode in the story which is a good example of irony in a situation.


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Q5 :  

What was Soapy's first plan? Why did it not work?


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Q6 :  

"But the cop's mind would not consider Soapy". What did the cop not consider, and why?


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Q7 :  

"We have orders to let them shout". What is the policeman referring to?


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Q8 :  

Write 'True' or 'False' against each of the following.

(i) Soapy stole a man's umbrella. _______

(ii) The owner of the umbrella offered to give it to Soapy. _______

(iii) The man had stolen the umbrella that was now Soapy's. _______

(iv) Soapy threw away the umbrella. _______


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Q9 :  

"There was a sudden and wonderful change in his soul". What brought about the change in Soapy?


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