A Letter to God MCQ, summary, question and answer class 10

A Letter to God

Q: Choose the correct answer from the alternative given.

(a) I need a hundred pesos

(currency of India/Spain/Latin America) Ans: Latin America.

(b) sat on a crest of a low hill (top/big/maximum)

Ans:- Top.

(c) Who lived in a solitary house. (lonely/noisy/crowded) 

Ans:-Lonely.

(d) The postman – a fat amiable(kind hearted/cruel/arrogant)

Ans:- Kind hearted.

(e) …flowers, draped in a curtain…..(covered/protection/wrapped)

Ans:- covered.

The following Sunday, at daybreak he began to write…(dawn/noon/evening)

Ans:- Dawn.

(g) A plague of locusts would……(disease/insect)

Ans:- Insect

(h)…the earth…..a downpour or at least a

shower, (hailstorm/rain/mild rain)

Ans:-mild rain.

(i) …the postmaster experiencing the contentment….(depression/happiness/satisfaction)

Ans:- satisfaction

(J). ….. the earth needed was a downpour…. (wind/storm/heavy rain)

 Ans:- heavy rain.

(k) Send me the rest, since I need it very much. (relax/remaining part/be buried) Ans:- Remaining part. 

Q: Who was lencho?

Ans:- Lencho was a poor farmer.

 Q: What was Lencho’s profession?

Ans- Lenco’s profession was farming. 

Q “All through the night, Lencho thought only of his one hope:” What was Lencho’s ly one hope?

                              Or

What was only hope for Lencho’s family? 

Ans- “Help from God” was the single hope for Lencho’s family.

 Q: What did Lencho write on the envelop?

Ans:- Lencho addressed “To God”on the top of the envelop.

Q: How did the rain change?

Ans:- The rain changed into a hailstorm.

Q: Who or whom did Lencho have faith?

Ans:- Lencho had faith in God.

Q: What did Lencho do when his crops were destroyed?

Ans:- He wrote a letter to God seeking a hundred pesos in order to sow his field again.

 Q: Who read the letter?

Ans:- The postman and the postmaster read the letter. 

Q: What made him angry?

Ans:- Lecho became angry to find 70 pesos as he requested God to send him 100 pesos.

 Q: What did Lencho hope for?

 Ans:- Lencho hoped for the falling of big rain drops from the sky. 

Q: How did the rain change? What happened to Lencho’s fields?

Ans:- The rain changed into a hailstorm. The crops in Lencho’s fields were completely destroyed.

Q: What were Lencho’s feelings when the hail stopped? 

Ans:- Lencho was upset because the hail left nothing. He felt that they would have no corn that year.

Q: Who or what did Lencho have faith in? What did he do?

Ans:- Lencho had the faith in God. He wrote a letter to God.

Q: Who read the letter? What did the postmaster do then?

 Ans:- The postmaster read Lencho’s letter.The postmaster did not want to break. Lencho’s faith in God. He collected pesos and sent to Lencho.

Q: Was Lencho surprised to find a letter for him with money in it?

Ans:- No, Lencho was not surprised to find a letter for him with money in it. Because he had full faith in God.

Q: What made him angry? 

Ans:- Lencho requested God to send him 100 pesos but in turn he received only 70 pesos.This made him angry.

 Q: Where was Lencho’s house situated? Why did he see the sky towards the northest?

Ans:-Lencho’s house was situated on the top of a hill. He was looking at the sky towards the northeast for clouds because his crop needed rain. 

Q: “But don’t sent it to me though the mail because the post office employees a bunch of crooks, said Lencho”. Find the irony in the situation.

                             Or

Who does Lencho think has taken the rest of the money? What is the irony in the situation?

 Ans:- Lencho thinks that the employees of the post office have taken the rest of the money. The irony in the situation is that the employees of the post office contribute money for Lencho. Yet they are considered by him as ‘crooks’.

 Q: What happened to Lencho’s fields after the hailstorm?

Or

What did the hailstones do?

 Ans:- The hailstones did a great havoc to the valley. It rained for an hour. The field became white. Not a leaf remained in the trees. Lencho’s corn was totally destroyed. The flowers were gone from the plants. Lencho became sad.

Q: Who does Lencho have complete faith in? Which sentences in the story tell you this? 

Ans:- Lencho has fully faith in God. The sentences are: (i) All through the night, Lencho thought only of his one hope: (ii) The help of God, whose eyes, as he had been instructed, see everything, even what is deep in one’s conscience.

Q: Why does the postmaster send money to Lencho? Why does he sign the letter ‘God”?

 Ans: The postmaster doesn’t want to break Lencho’s faith in God. So, the postmaster sends him money. He signs the letter ‘God’ to keep Lencho’s faith in God.

Q: Did Lencho try to find out who had sent the money to him? Why/Why not?

 Ans:- Lencho did not try to find out who had sent the money to him. Because he had complete faith in God. Therefore, he did not bother about the sender of the letter.

Q: There are two kinds of conflict in the story: between humans and nature, and between humans themselves. How are these conflicts illustrated?

Ans:- These conflicts are illustrated in the form of hailstorm that destroyed Lencho’s crop. So he depends upon God and writes a letter to Him for help. The other conflict illustrated by Lencho is that he does not believe in the post office official’s honesty. He takes them for ‘crooks’.

Q: Why did Lencho see the sky towards the north east?

 Ans:-Lencho was looking at the sky towards the north-east for clouds because his crops needed rain.

Q: What did Lencho do to make himself free from sadness?

Ans:- Lencho wrote a letter to God asking Him to give him 100 pesos to make himself free from sadness.

 Q: What did the postman do when he saw the letter addressed to God?

Ans:- The postman was surprised to see the letter of Lencho addressed to God. So he read the letter and took it to the postmaster. He was also surprised at Lencho’s faith in God. 

Q: What did the postmaster do after he had received Lencho’s letter? 

Or

What did the postmaster do in order to not to break Lencho’s faith in God?

Ans:- After reading Lencho’s letter to God the postmaster decided to answer the letter. He collected money from his employees. He himself gave a part of his salary. He could collect only seventy pesos. Then he put the money in an envelope and signed as ‘God’. 

Q: What did Lencho write in his second letter to God?

 Ans:- In his second letter to God Lencho wrote that he had asked for a hundred pesos. But he received only seventy pesos. So, he requested God to send the rest immediately. not through the mail because the post office employees were a bunch of crooks.

why did lencho write a letter to god

Q: (a) Choose the correct answer from the alternatives given:

I need a hundred pesos

(currency of India/Spain/Latin America) Ans:-(a) Currency of Latin America.

Q: What happened to Lencho’s fields after the hailstorm?

Ans:- After the hailstorm, Lencho came out and stood in the middle of his field as he saw the destroyed crops. The hailstorm had destroyed Lencho’s field completely. The field. became white, as if covered with salt.

Q: “These aren’t raindrops falling from the sky,they are new coins.” Why did Lencho consider the raindrops as ‘new coins’?

Ans:- Lencho was an experienced farmer. He knew that a little rain would help him in yielding a better harvest. It would bring him prosperity.That is why, Lencho considered the raindrops as ‘new coins’.

                Final-16

Q: Where was Lencho’s home situated? Ans:- Lencho’s house, the only house in the entire valley, was situated on a low hilltop. 

Q: “But don’t send it to me through the mail because the post office employees are a bunch of crooks.”

What made Lencho think that the post office employees were a bunch of crooks?

Or

 Why did Lencho call the post office employees a bunch of crooks?

Ans:- When Lencho opened the letter that he received, he did not show the slightest surprise, but became angry when he counted the money. He found that of the money he asked, only seventy pesos reached him. This made him angry because he was confident that it was neither a mistake nor a denial from God but a misappropiation of money by the dishonest post office employees and hence considered them as ‘Crooks’.

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