KEEPING IT FROM HAROLD--
Value Based Question’s
1. Mr. Bramble wanted to hide the truth about his profession because he did not consider it a dignified one. Do you think it was the right attitude? Justify.
-All sports recognized and reputed world wide
- Dignity of Professions
- Self-esteem is a pre-requisite to respect from others
-He did earn fame , glory , recognition and money as ‘Young Porky’
2-After reading the story you recollect one such incident of a student bullying your friend who didn’t belong to a very well to do family. It greatly disturbed you. On reaching home you write a diary entry reflecting on the incident.
- Respect for all irrespective of economic status or class
- All professions respectful – dignity of labour
- Being sensitive towards the other
- Instilling a sense of self-esteem
3--What kind of a boy was Harold, from the viewpoint of his family?
-he was quite decieving
-child prodigy.spelling dictation prizes
-showed a bit class for them.
4--Why did Harold’s father refuse to fight any more?
-they dint want harold to be off his track
5--What is Harold’s reaction when he discovers his father’s profession?
-he says about jolly thick
-being jolly sick
-being jolly wrotten
-he was quite proud
6--Do you agree that Harold was the genetic opposite of his father?
-no,he was not totaly opposite
-both are calm and decieving
-the little difference was that harold ran to intellect while his father ran to muscles
7--What is the theme of this short story?
-keeping a secret of a fathers proffesion from his son
-one day he comes to know about it
8--What did Harold’s parents think of boxing?
-it made them earn good money
-it made them give good education to harold
9--What kind of man was Major Stokes?
-he's quite a funny person
-Major Percy Stokes is really the odd man out in this story.
-He is against boxing
10-say about the trainer of mr.Bramble
-he's seeking for fame all the time
-would take revenge at any instant
-he's jerry fisher.