CBSE Class 10 English HOTS Chapter 6 The Hundred Dresses II
Please refer to CBSE Class 10 English HOTS Chapter 6 The Hundred Dresses II below. These High Order Thinking Skills Questions and answers have been prepared based on the latest pattern of questions expected in the CBSE Class 10 English exams. Students should properly understand the questions and answers given below which will help them to get better marks in exams.
Q1. Peggy realised her fault in making fun of Wanda. What does it show about her character?
Ans. Peggy said that she had never called Wanda a foreigner and made fun of her name Peggy realised her fault. It shows that she was not a bad human being. She never realised that her innocent fun would hurt
Wanda to such an extent. She had a soft corner for her by the end of the story.
Q2. How is Wanda different from other girls?
Ans. Wanda Petronski was a young Polish girl. She studied in a school with some American children. She was an introvert girl who rarely spoke to anybody in the school. She was different from other students in the school. She did not have good clothes. She always wore faded clothes. She had a funny name. She lived in Boggins Heights. She did not have friends. She usually occupied the seat next to the last seat in the row in the corner where only rough boys sat.
Q3. How did Wanda win the hearts of her classmates towards the end of the story? What is more important, money or talent? How did Wanda prove that beauty and wealth do not pay in the long run, it is the talent that helps?
Ans. Wanda was a poor Polish girl who studied in an American school with the American students. They used to make fun of her name. Maddie and Peggy, two American girls, used Jo teases her by asking her about the dresses she had. Wanda decided to leave the school forever. But before leaving the school she wanted to prove herself and show her talent. She participated in a drawing competition in the school. She made hundred paintings showing hundred different dresses.
Wanda wrote a letter to Ms Mason telling her that the girls could keep those hundred dresses as a Christmas gift from her. She gifted two special paintings to Maddie and Peggy. She won the hearts of everyone by her gesture. It shows that to win other’s money is not everything. Talent plays a very important role in one’s life. In long run money and beauty do not pay, it is the skill and talent which help us.