MP Board Class 10th General English Important Questions Chapter 14 The Pot of Gold
I. Answer these questions (one or two sentences):
What were the qualities of Subuddhi and Kabuddhi? (M.P. 2017)
Subuddhi was an honest woman and led a good life and Kubuddhi was a wicked woman and led a life of drinking and gambling.
What was the decision in the case of Kubuddhi and Subuddhi?
In the case of Kubuddhi and Subuddhi it was decided that Subuddhi will get all the eight hundred gold coins and Kubuddhi will be put into prison.
II. Answer these questions (three or four sentences):
Subuddhi and Kubuddhi found a pot of gold. What did Subuddhi propose to Kubuddhi? (Imp.)
After finding the pot of gold Subuddhi proposed to Kubuddhi to divide the gold between them and return to their homes.
What was Kubuddhi’s plan to cheat his friend?
Kubuddhi said to Subuddhi that they should take only one hundred gold coins each and bury the remaining eight hundred gold coins under a tree. He had decided that later he will come alone and take away all the gold. This was his plan to cheat his friend.
How did Kubuddhi take the help of his father in cheating Subuddhi?
Kubuddhi hid his father in the hollow trunk of the Banyan tree. When the judge asked the goddess of forest about the thief, his father replied in a deep voice that it was Subuddhi who had stolen the gold. In this way Kubuddhi took the help of his father in cheating Subuddhi.
How did Subuddhi prove himself innocent at last? (M.P. 2012, 16)
When the goddess of forest called Subuddhi the thief he understood that there was someone hiding in the hollow tree trunk. He lit a fire around the tree. The smoke forced Kubuddhi’s father who was hiding there in the trunk, to jump out to save his life. When the judge saw this Subuddhi’s innocence was proved at last.