NCERT Solutions for Class 9 English Main Course Book Unit 13

Unit 5(C) - The Tragedy of Birlstone Class 9

Unit 13 Unit 5(C) - The Tragedy of Birlstone Exercise Answers & Summary

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Unit-5 : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 99

Q1 :  

Look at the picture below and list some phrases and words that come to your mind when you look at it.



 



 



 



 



 


 


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Q2 :  

Did the man die a natural death or was he murdered?


Answer :

It is difficult to say that the man died a natural death. He seems to have been killed. His hands are cuffed and there is blood on the floor. There is a rod beside him, probably he has been hit on the head and brought to death.

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Q3 :  

Was the dead man rich or poor?


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Q4 :  

Who is the man bending over him?


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Q5 :  

Here are a police constable's notes of his investigation of the murder at Manor House. After reading the notes, discuss where the murder could have taken place. What was the motive behind the evil act? How was the act committed?


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Q6 :  

The only change in Birlstone in years has been ________________________.

a. the opening of a few shops.

b. the timbered cottages.

c. an improvement in its picturesque appearance.

d. a number of well-to-do residents have settled there.


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Q7 :  

The Manor House stood out because of its __________________.

a. diamond-paned windows.

b. huge beech trees.

c. drawbridge and windows.

d. residents.


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Q8 :  

John Douglas had won quite a reputation for himself in Birlstone because of his ________________.

a. genial temperament.

b. Manor House.

c. his wealth.

d. his beautiful wife.


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Q9 :  

Cecil Barker's first reaction at the sight of the dead Douglas was to ______________.

a. inform Mr Woods.

b. stop Mrs Douglas from seeing the dead body.

c. call for help.

d. observe the open door.


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Q10 :  

In B.3 you read an eye-witness account of a robbery. On the basis of your reading of the Birlstone tragedy, in about 125 words, write Dr Wood's account of the discovery of John Douglas's body.


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