The piece of String, Lesson#5, Solved Question Answers | 1st Year English Book-1 Notes

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The piece of String

QNo 1: Why did Manana accuse Hubert of picking the lost pocketbook?
Ans: In the morning Hubert picked up something from the mud and stood there for some time. Manana thought that he had picked up the pocket book. Therefore, he accused him of theft.

QNo 2: What did the people think of Hubert when they heard that someone had returned the pocketbook?
Ans: Their thoughts were still disgraceful for Hubert. They were not ready to declare him an honest man rather: they said: those were laying excuses.

QNo 3: Why did George give the pocket book to his employer?
Ans: George was a simple country man. He did not know how to read so he gave the pocket book to his employer.

QNo 4: What made Hubert shameful?
Ans: Hubert was truthful and an honest man. But people started to call him a liar. This curse made him shameful.

QNo 5: Why did people make fun of his innocence?
Ans: People made fun of his innocence and started to tell the story to the other people only to amuse themselves.

QNo 6: Why did he keep claiming his innocence till his death?
Ans: People made him shameful by calling him a liar. He was truthful and an honest man. So, he kept claiming his innocence till his death so that he might get his lost status.

QNo 7: Why did the mayor not believe the innocence of Hubert?
Ans: Mayor considered Manana a man of worthy credence. Manana told Mayer that Hubert had picked up the pocket book therefore, he did not believe the innocence of Hubert.

QNo 8: Was it necessary for Hubert to continue pleading his innocence?
Ans: He should have taken some other plan of action because his continues pleading made people suspicious about him. An alternative plan of action could help him to gain his lost position.

QNo 9: What suggestions can you give to Hubert to save him from such a humiliating situation?
Ans: Hubert should not take charge of picking up the pocketbook to his heart. He should wait long for the turn of the situation. He should have the courage to face any old situation. He should the people discover the reality.

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