The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse by William Saroyan
Chapter 1, Snapshots
(Class 11, NCERT English Supplementary Reader)
Solutions of CBSE Sample Questions
Short Answer Questions
Question.1: What was the author’s (narrator’s) immediate reaction when he saw his cousin Mourad sitting on a beautiful white horse?
Question.2: Why did the narrator believe that “stealing a horse for a ride” was not the same thing as “stealing money”? Or,
What were the narrator’s views about “stealing”?
Question.3: Why did the narrator insist on keeping the stolen horse for a year? Why did narrator’s cousin oppose the idea? Who was John Byro? How did he react when he saw the beautiful white horse with Mourad and Aram?
Question.4: Who was Khosrove? Who was the descendant in the family?
Question.5: Describe the Garoghlanian family. Mention two qualities for which the members of its family members.
Long Answer Questions
Question.6: Who stole the beautiful white horse and why? How did they use the horse and what made them return the horse to its true owner?
Question.7: Compare and contrast the characters of the two cousins Aram and Mourad.
Question.8: What is your view (give a brief description) about the role of Aram, the narrator, in the story “The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse”?
(Source: India Study Solution)
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