Q1. What do you mean by frozen girl?
Ans: Paris looked into the water and thought that the water was a sheet of mirror. Everything was flickering but her image was still and expressionless.
Q2. What kind of character is portrayed through Franklin?
Ans: Franklin is confident, firm, bold, caring, loving, responsible and dutiful.
Q3. "Shengo called journey!" Tell us what Tahr thought of it surprisingly.
Ans: Tahr thought that maybe Shengo got the message in the tea or the melting of butter on the greenish liquid. He thought that no one came here to give the message so, it came from the tea or butter.
Q4. Write about the gradual development of Tahr and Paris's relationship.
Ans: When Shikarri and the guide found Tahr behind the bushes, Paris was the only one to recognize he was injured. Everyone thought that Tahr was a spy but Paris thought he was innocent by the look on his face. Paris got to know that he didn't have a family but loved his master Shengo. She realized that he was not a spy but an innocent and good boy. They became friends and Tahr felt that he was kind.
Q5. What do you understand by the wheel of life as described by Shengo?
Ans: I understand by the 'Wheel of Life' that on top were the Gods. Down on one side were the Titans. On the other side were the People, below them were Beasts. Then the Hells and in the last part of the wheel were the Hungry Ghosts. The wheel is trying to tell us that whoever comes to the top after moving will be in power and strength.
Q6. Relate your answer in your own words the incident when Shengo fell down the ravine.
Ans: Shengo was dis-balanced by the log when Tahr shouted. He slipped when he looked at what Tahr was pointing towards. There was only the noise and the foam on Shengo's face when Tahr looked down the ravine. Shengo was dead.
Q7. Why did Tahr start feeling sick upon hearing the sounds of the helicopter?
Ans: Tahr started feeling sick upon hearing the sounds of the helicopter because of the noise and hovering of the helicopter. Tahr had never felt such pressure and noise as he lived on the edge of a mountain and he had never seen such a thing.
Q8. Shengo loved Tahr as a father. Give two evidences to support your answer.
Ans: Shengo loved Tahr:
- He gave Tahr some honey sweets when Tahr was hungry.
- He put his hand on Tahr's shaved head and rubbed it softly.
- He gave his cloak to Tahr when they were in the hut and it was very cold.
Ans: Paris idealized her uncle because he was firm but caring and loving. He agreed with her on everything. Meanwhile her pop gave her freedom to do whatever she wanted but never cared about her.
Q10. Paris is a kind girl. Give evidences to prove your answer.
Ans: Paris is kind:
- She saved Tahr from Uncle Franklin and Shikarri when they were prisoning him.
- She guarded him as he wasn't a spy.
- She made a tent for him.
- She taught him good English words.
- She felt sympathetic towards the dead monkey and pigeon.
Ans: Paris had a luxurious life and lived in a bricked house with all the possible necessities. Tahr lived a simple life with a simple hut called a monastry with little necessities. Paris ate every delicious food type while Tahr ate bread, brown rice and potatoes. Paris wore stylish clothes while Tahr wore a simple robe.
Q12. Who was the hungry ghost and why?
Ans: Donald was the hungry ghost because he was always talking about recipes and making food. He even ate a lot of food during the dinner.
Q13. What is the significance of Ultimate Diner's club?
Ans: The significance is that they were dining in a very dangerous and wild place but even then they were having dinner in a very royal and decorated tent. They were all united for the dinner which was the celebration of hunting.
Q14. That night the camp-site had become another world. Explain.
Ans: The camp-site had become another world because everyone had come out of their tents to enjoy the dinner. New tables and chairs were taken out with silver shining cutlery.
Q15. What was the secret confided to Paris by Tahr?
Ans: Tahr told Paris that once Shengo saw the yeti with a family of two adults and a little one. Both Tahr and Paris wanted to save them as they were extinct.
Q16.Reflectively, write the characteristics of the yeh-teh?
Ans: When it moved, it muttered, roared and stayed scarily quiet as it cut down deep among the rocks. It could hide in the deepest bushes and dangerous places where people could not pass and cross. It could swerve, duck and drop away somewhere people could not follow. It was broad-shouldered, hunched and looming. Its posture was upright. It's skin was largely hairless. Its face had a sloping forehead, heavy eyebrow ridge and was slightly snout-like.
Q17. Summarize the whole scenario of finding the yeti's footprints.
Ans: Franklin pointed to the bush beside them, the berries on it were eaten. Down on one side were the footprints. Everyone clustered in to form a group to see the foot-mark. The mark was clear and unmistakable, it was as long as Gavin's size 13 combat boot, it was broad and bare. It was a freshly trodden foot-mark not more than an hour.