Q.1: Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions that follow :

One morning the Giant looked out of his window as he was dressing. He did not hate the winter now, for he knew that it was merely the spring asleep, and that the flowers were resting. Suddenly he rubbed his eyes in wonder and looked and looked. It certainly was a marvellous sight. In the garden was a tree quite covered with lovely white blossoms. Its branches golden and silver fruit hung down from them, and underneath it stood the little boy he had loved. Downstairs ran the Giant in great joy and out into the hastened across the grass and came near to the child. And when he Carne quite close his face grew red with anger, and he said. "Who hath dared to Wound thee?" For on the palms of the child's hands were the prints of two nails and the print of two nails were on the little feet.

"Who hath dared to wound thee?" cried the Giant; "tell me, that I may take my big sword and slay him."

"Nay!" answered the child : "but these are the wounds of Love."

"Who are you?" said the Giant and a strange awe fell on him and he knelt before the little child. And the child smiled on the Giant and said to him, "You let me play once in your garden; today you shall come with me to my garden, which is paradise." And when the children ran in that afternoon, they found the Giant lying dead under the tree, all covered with white blossoms.

Questions :

1) The Giant saw a most wonderful sight.' What did he see?

2) Who was standing underneath the tree?

3) Why did the Giant's face grow red with anger?

4) What did the child say to the Giant?

5) Find words in the passage which mean :

a) Extremely large person.

b) Injury


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