NCERT Solutions for Class 8 English It So Happened Chapter 7

The Open Window Class 8

Chapter 7 The Open Window Exercise Answers & Summary

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Comprehension check : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 57

Q1 :  

Why had Framton Nuttel come to the "rural retreat"?


Answer :

Framton Nuttel had come to the “rural retreat” to undergo a nerve cure.

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Q2 :  

Why had his sister given him letters of introduction to people livingthere?


Answer :

His sister had given him letters of introduction to people living there as he did not know anyone there. She knew that he would not speak to anybody and his nerves would be worse from moping. That is why she gave him letters of introduction to all the people she knew there.

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Q3 :  

What had happened in the Sappleton family as narrated by the niece?


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Q4 :  

What did Mrs Sappleton say about the open window?


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Q5 :  

The horror on the girl's face made Framton swing around in his seat. What did he see?


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Q6 :  

Is this a mystery story? Give a reason for your answer.


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Q7 :  

Why did Framton rush out wildly?


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Q8 :  

You are familiar with the 'irony' of the situation in a story. (Remember The Cop and the Anthem in Class VII Supplementary Reader!) Which situations in 'The Open Window' are good examples of the use of irony?


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Q9 :  

What was the girl's explanation for his lightning exit?


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Q10 :  

Which phrases/sentences in the text do you find difficult to understand? Select a few and guess the meaning of each. Rewrite a simple paraphrase of each.


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