4. “Have you children...” she began, and then, seeing they were curiously quiet, went on more slowly, “seen anyone lurking around the verandah?”
(i) What do you think Rukku Manni really wanted to ask?
(ii) Why did she change her question?
(iii) What did she think had happened?

NCERT Class 7th Honeycomb Ch 2 A Gift of Chappals



1. She wanted to ask the children whether they had seen the music master's Chappals... 2. But she changed the question suspecting that they had do something for the disappearing of chappals on seeing their curiously quiet faces... 3. She thought that the children hidden or did something with the chappals on purposely.
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