My Tailor Lesson 8
- Who wrote the modern essay “My Tailor”
(a) William Butler Yeats
(b) Francine prose
(c) Stephen Leacock
(d) D.H. Lawrenc
- When did Stephen Leacock born?
- When did the Stephen Leacock die?
- The Stephen Leacock had a relation with a tailor for last______.
- The tailor always used to meet the writer with_______.
(b) smiling face
- When did the tailor often stand in his shop?
(a) at the mid
(b) at the front
(c) at the side
(d) at the back
- The tailor usually used to stand on his one_______.
(d) none of the these
- The tailor had always_______around his neck.
(b) a chain
(c) a necklace of flowers
(d) a measurement tap
- While lifting his knee what does the tailor show on it?
- The tailor always met his customers_________.
(c) in a light mood
11..How many kinds of cloths the tailor had at his shop?
- When the writer talked about the Bill, the tailor used to start talking about_______.
(a) price of cloth
(b) colors of cloth
(d) common matters
- The tailor always calculated his accounts on________.
(b) on a paper
(c) on his hand
(d) on a board
- One day the writer came to the shop of the tailor and he surprised to see his tailor________.
(a) had left the city
(b) had died
(c) had gone to another shop
(d) had started another work
- The people were talking about the_______of tailor.
(c) problems and worries
- The tailor left behind a wife and a_______.
(a) a daughter
(b) an adopted girl
(c) a son
(d) and adopted son
- The writer always thought that tailor was an________.
(b) honest person
(d) nine of these
Questions and Their Answers
Q 1: What does the writer tell us about his tailor?
Ans: The writer, Stephen Leacock tells us that he had been visiting his
tailor for last thirty years.
Q 2: How did the tailor present himself in his shop?
Ans: The tailor always stood in the last part of his shop. He had a
measurement tap around his neck and a smile showing on his face.
Q 3: What kind of clothes the tailor had in his shop?
Ans: He had only verities of cloths in his shop named serge and tweed. He allowed only these kinds of clothes as a choice for the writer as well as his customers.
Q 4: How did the tailor show the clothes before his customers?
Ans: The tailor remained to stand on one leg, bent his one knee, and
dropped the cloth over it. Therefore he kept continuing his work.
Q 5: In what way the tailor deal with the writer?
Ans: The writer often measured his chest and said that all measures had become old now. The writer knew that it was flattery and just to please him.
Q 6: How much time the tailor used to give the writer for stitching his clothes?
Ans: He always gave one week’s time to the writer for stitching his clothes.
Q 7: Did the tailor asked the writer for paying the bill?
Ans: No, he never even talked about the. bill. It was requested by correspondence and only when there were consiånments from Europe.
Q 8: What type of conversation they did whenever the writer went to the tailor’s shop?
Ans: The tailor always had a smile on his face and often talked about the weather especially at the end of the meeting.
Q 9: Which hosiery did the writer like?
Ans: The writer always refused the purchase of shifting, collaring, and hosiery.
Q 10: What happened, when’ the writer heard the sudden death of the tailor?
Ans: When the writer went to the tailor’s sh9P in routine, he shocked to know about his death.
Q II: How did the tailor die?
Ans: The tailor died of poverty, perhaps loss in business caused his death.
Q 12: Who is left behind by the tailor?
Ans: The tailor had left a wife and a daughter. He also heard that the wife and the daughter of the tailor were also in bad circumstances.
Q 13: What about the other activities of the tailor, the writer came to know, after his death?
Ans: The tailor was a sideman in a church. He also used to play the flute.
Q 14: Why did the writer feel that his tailor is immortal?
Ans: In fact, the writer did not believe that he had died. He considered his tailor still working around. He seemed immortal to the writer.