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Cutie Pie

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Multiple choice question

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Only one person on Earth knows them and he is still too young to tell them to anyone but his mother

(a) The only one person here is the

(i) scientist
(ii) C.H. Winters
(iii) one of the reporters
(iv) C.H. Winters' mother

(b) Them in these lines refers to the

(i) alien spaceships
(ii) answers of the questions about Chtsal
(iii) scientists
(iv) hunters

(c) He cannot tell his mother that

(i) he knew Ch-tsal and he was his friend
(ii) he had gone to Ch-tsal's planet
(iii) Ch-tsal's mother had sent presents for him
(iv) he had given presents to Ch-tsal

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Ch-tsal forgot caution and went mad. In the dewy moonlight of the woods, he became a firework, a
bombshell, a Catherine wheel, spinning and booming and bouncing off tree trunks.

(a) Which caution did Ch-tsal forget ?

(i) Ch-tsal forgot that scientists were searching for him
(ii) He forgot that the dogs would attack him
(iii) He forgot that C.H. Winters' mother could trace him
(iv) The hunters didn't sleep at night and had killing weapons

(b) Ch-tsal went mad because

(i) he had heard his mother's voice
(ii) a spaceship had come to take him home
(iii) his feathers had grown again
(iv) it rained again

(c) What happened when he forgot the caution ?
(i) The scientists caught him
(ii) The cat attacked him
(iii) Two hunters saw Ch-tsal
(iv) C.H. Winters' mother saw him

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It rained again and Ch-tsal lay on his back, limbs spread, blessing every cold, clear, clean drop. He
rubbed the wetness into his skin - and felt stubby prickles ! He felt his muzzle. Tiny, wiry
projections tickled his fingers ! His heart leapt with hope. He gave thanks. But still he had
nobody to turn to. He was still alone. He met the one he needed.

(a) Ch-tsal blessed every rain-drop because

(i) he loved bathing in the rain
(ii) the rain soothed his decaying body
(iii) the rain was a respite from the hot weather
(iv) he liked to drink the rain water

(b) Ch-tsal became friendly with

(i) he would find a friend
(ii) scientists wouldn't be able to trace him
(iii) he would soon have his whiskers and feathers back
(iv) his mother would send somebody to meet him

(c) Ch-tsal became friendly with

(i) a cat
(ii) a dog
(iii) C.H. Winters
(iv) C.H. Winters' mother

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Ch-tsal thought, 7 can get through that gap. Escape. But I am too tired and I no longer care'.

(a) Ch-tsal wanted to escape from the

(i) planet Quta-pi
(ii) glass chamber
(iii) spaceship Questar
(iv) captivity of the hunters.

(b) Which gap was Ch-tsal talking about ?

(i) The small hole in the glass chamber
(ii) The gap he had made in the glass chamber
(iii) The gap which was created due to the jamming of the food bowl in the glass door
(iv) The gap the media persons had made to have a clear picture of Ch-tsal

(c) He no longer cared about his

(i) beauty
(ii) health
(iii) freedom
(iv) mother

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The air-he could breathe it ! The temperature - it was pleasant ! There was even a sun (only
one-his home planet had three) to warm his decaying body, tingle his naked skin ! Then
shadow again and coolness, and delight!

(a) Which air was being talked about ?

(i) the air on the planet Quta-pi
(ii) the air on the planet Earth
(iii) the air inside the glass chamber
(iv) the air on his own planet

(b) His body was decaying because

(i) of the poisonous gases inside the glass chamber
(ii) of the excessive heat of sun
(iii) he stayed under water for many days
(iv) the scientists gave him many medicines.

(c) Shadow in these lines means the

(i) shadow of Ch-tsal
(ii) shadow of the earth
(iii) shadow of his mother
(iv) darkness after the setting of the sun

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In the glass prison they did not work. So Ch-tsal, to add to his physical miseries, was deaf, dumb
and cut off. Alone, Alone, alone, alone...

(a) Ch-tsal was kept in a glass prison because

(i) he felt at ease in the glass prison
(ii) his planet was exactly like the glass prison
(iii) the scientists had created an atmosphere of Quta-pi planet in the
glass prison which they thought was his home.
(iv) he could see everyone from the glass prison and enjoy.

(b) His physical miseries were that

(i) he could not sleep because there was no bed.
(ii) the scientists experimented with his body all day through.
(iii) the scientists gave him injections which caused him pain
(iv) he could not breathe in the glass prison's atmosphere.

(c) He was deaf, dumb and cut off because

(i) he couldn't hear, anything in the glass prison.
(ii) his whiskers and feathers didn't work in the glass prison.
(iii) the scientists had closed his ear holes by putting cotton buds inside them.
(iv) the gases inside the gas chamber had harmed his listening and speaking faculties.

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