Thank You Ma’am Short Question Answer for Class 12 Important

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Thank You Ma’am Short Question Answer for Class 12

1. Who wrote the story “Thank You Ma’am?

✓ Langston Hughes wrote the story “Thank You Ma’am ”

2. When did Mrs Jones meet Roger?

✓ Mrs. Jones met Roger at about 11O’clock.

3. What was the speciality of the purse of Mrs. Jones?

✓ It was a large purse that had everything in it but hammer and nails.

4. Why did Mrs Jones take the boy with her to her house?

✓ Mrs. Jones took the boy with her to her house to get him fully washed.

5. Where did the boy Roger meet Mrs. Jones ?

✓ The boy Roger met Mrs. Jones on the street on her way back to home at night.

6. How did Roger look ?

✓ Roger looked as if he was fourteen or fifteen years old, frail and willow wild, in tennis shoes and blue jeans.

7. Why did Roger fall down when he tried to snatch the purse ?

✓ Roger fell down while snatching the bag as the strap of the bag broke and the weight of the bag as well as that of his body caused him lose his balance.

8. What did Mrs. Jones want Roger to teach?

✓ Mrs. Jones wanted Roger to teach right from wrong.

9. What did Mrs. Jones prepare for supper?

✓ Mrs. Jones prepared lima beans, ham and coca for supper.

10. How did Roger know that Mrs. Jones wasn’t living alone in her house?

✓ Roger heard other people laughing and talking in the house and from that, he knew that Mrs. Jones wasn’t living alone in her house.

11. On reaching her room what did Mrs. Jones ask Roger to do?

✓ On reaching her room, Mrs. Jones asked Roger to wash his face.

12. What was the name of the boy who tried to snatch the bag?

✓ The name of the boy who tried to snatch the bag was Roger.

13. Why did the boy try to snatch the pocket book?

✓ The boy tried to snatch the pocket book of Mrs. Jones to buy a pair of blue suede shoes.

14. Why did Mrs. Jones give the boy ten dollars?

✓ Mrs. Jones gave the boy ten dollars to buy a pair of blue suede shoes.

15. Where did Mrs. Jones turn the boy loose?

✓ Mrs. Jones turned the boy loose at a large kitchenette furnished room at the rear of the house.

16. What were behind the screen in Mrs. Jones’ room?

✓ There were a gas plate and an icebox behind the screen in one corner of Mrs. Jones’ room.

17. What was given to Roger for drying his face?

✓ A clean towel was given to Roger for drying his face.

18. ” Then we’ll eat ” – Who are ‘we’ ?

✓ ” Then we’ll eat ” – Here ‘we’ refer to Mrs. Jones and the young boy Roger.

19. What was Mrs. Jones?

✓ Mrs. Jones was a beautician in a parlour.

20. ” Eat some more, son ” – Who said this and to whom?

✓ ” Eat some more, son ” – Mrs. Jones said this to the young boy Roger.

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21. Where did Mrs. Jones work?

✓ Mrs. Jones worked in a hotel beauty shop up to late hours of night.

22. What was in the large purse of Mrs. Jones?

✓ There was everything except hammer and nails in the large purse of Mrs. Jones.

23. What shoes did Roger want to buy?

✓ Roger wanted to buy a pair of blue suede shoes.

24. What did Roger try to snatch from Mrs. Jones?

✓ Roger tried to snatch the purse (pocket book) of Mrs. Jones.

25. What did people do when they saw the woman grabbing the boy ?

✓ Two or three people who were passing, stopped and turned to look while some stood watching.

26. Why didn’t Roger have supper at home?

✓ Roger didn’t have supper at home as there was no one in his house.

27. What did Roger want to say in the end?

✓ In the end, Roger wanted to say something else other than ‘ Thank You, Ma’am ‘ to Mrs. Jones.

28. What did Mrs. Jones offer Roger?

✓ Mrs. Jones offered Roger ten dollars, so that he could buy himself a pair of blue suede shoes.

29. Why didn’t Mrs. Jones ask Roger anything personal?

✓ Mrs. Jones didn’t ask Roger anything personal because she thought that would embarrass him.

30. What is the full name of Mrs. Jones?

✓ The full name of Mrs. Jones is Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones.

31. Where did Mrs. Jones take the boy in the story ” Thank You Ma’am ” ?

✓ Mrs. Jones took the boy to her rented room in a large house.

32. What do you mean by the word ‘gonna’ ?

✓ The word ‘gonna’ means ‘going to’.

33. What was the price of the cake the boy was given by Mrs. Jones?

✓ The price of the cake the boy was given by Mrs. Jones was ten cent.

34. Why did Roger want to go to the store?

✓ Roger wanted to go to the store as he thought that Mrs. Jones might need something to buy from the store.

35. Why did Roger dry his face again?

✓ Roger dried his face again as he didn’t know what else he should do then.

36. What was Roger afraid of? ✓ Roger was afraid of jail (police).

37. ” You a lie ” – Who said this and to whom? When?

✓ ” You a lie ” – Mrs. Jones said this to Roger when he said that he had not intended to take her

38. How many times did Roger dry his face?

✓ Roger dried his face several times.

39. Where did Roger stop to look at Mrs. Jones?

✓ Roger turned at the barren stoop to have a last look at Mrs. Jones.

40. What was the name of the boy in the story Thank You Ma’am?

✓ In the story ‘ Thank You Ma’am ‘ , the name of the boy was Roger.

41. What did Mrs. Jones tell the boy to do to look presentable?

✓ Mrs. Jones told the boy to run the comb through his hair to look presentable.

Previous Years Thank You Ma’am Short Question Answer

  1. What were behind the screen in Mrs Jones room? (2015)

    👉👉 There were a gas plate and an icebox behind the screen in Mrs Jones room.

  2. Why did Roger want to snatch the large purse of Mrs Jones? (2015)

    👉👉 Roger wanted to snatch the large purse of Mrs Jones because he wanted to buy a pair of blue suede shoes.

  3. Where did Mrs Jones work? ( 2016)

    👉👉 Mrs. Jones worked in a hotel beauty shop.

  4. Where did Roger fall on losing his balance? (2016)

    👉👉 Roger fell on losing his balance on his back on the side walk and his legs flew up.

  5. According to Mrs Jones, how old was the boy? (2017)

    👉👉 According to Mrs. Jones, the boy was fourteen or fifteen years old.

  6. What was the full name of Mrs Jones? (2017)

    👉👉 The full name of Mrs Jones was Mrs Luella Bates Washington Jones.

  7. What advice did Mrs Jones give to Roger at the end of the story? (2018)

    👉👉 Mrs Jones adviced to behave himself, not to make the mistake of snatching into anyone’s pocketbook.

  8. What did Mrs Luella Jones ask the boy to pick up? (2018)

    👉👉 Mrs. Luella Jones asked the boy to pick up the pocket book (her purse).

  9. What shoes and jeans was Roger wearing? (2019)

    👉👉 Roger was wearing tennis shoes and blue jeans.

  10. When and Where did Roger and Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones meet? (2019)

    👉👉 Roger and Mrs Luella Bates Washington Jones met at 11 o’Clock at night by the sidewalk.

👉👉 Textual Grammar for Class 12

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