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Questions and Answers for Quality Class 10 English Panorama Part 2 Bihar Board

Quality - John Galsworthy Questions Answers

Chapter Name

Important Questions for Quality

Author Name

John Galsworthy

Related Study

  • MCQ for Quality Class 10 Matric English
  • BSEB Solutions for Class 10 English Matric

Book Name

Panorama Part 2


Questions Answers for Quality by John Galsworthy

1. The work style of Mr. Gessler was unique. Why?

Answer

Mr. Gessler's work style was unique. There was no sign upon his shop's face other than his name of Gessler's brothers. In the windows there were a few pairs of boots. He made only what was ordered. Mr. Gessler was sitting on the single wooden chair. He worked on his boots by himself.


2. How did the author feel about Mr. Gessler as a shoemaker?

Answer

Gessler had always short of money as he did not get sufficient orders for supply of boots. He was not even able to earn income to buy sufficient food, so he died of slow starvation.

In the opinion of the author Mr. Gessler was a very fine and expert shoemaker. He made boots of very high quality and its fittings were accurate and durability was proved.


3. Who was Mr. Gessler? How did the author know him?

Answer

Mr. Gessler was a German shoemaker settled in London. His shop was situated in a small by street in the West End. He was a highly skilled shoemaker.

The author knew him from the days of his youth because he used to make his father's boots.


4. Mr. Gessler was not successful in his trade, why?

Answer

Mr. Gessler was a German shoemaker who had settled in London. He was not successful in his business because he did not know the tricks of modern business. His shop was not attractive. He made perfect boots but he took a long time to make them. He made what was ordered. He worked on his boots slowly by himself. The boots made by him were of high quality but he did not advertise them. So, he had very few customers. He was left with little work and his business suffered. This led to gradual deterioration of Gessler's business.


5. What were the two special qualities of Mr. Gessler's shoes?

Answer

The two special qualities of Mr. Gessler's shoes were they lasted very long and fitted perfectly.


6. Why did the author visit the shoe-maker shop?

Answer

Boots made by Gessler lasted very long, and so the author came to his shop infrequently, only when he required to buy a new pair.


7. How did Gessler die?

Answer

Mr. Gessler was a German Shoemaker settle in London. He was an artist. He did not know the tricks of modern business. He had very few customers because he did not advertise his goods. His business went down and he could not save money for his food. He died of slow starvation and old age.


8. How did Mr. Gessler fall flat in his trade?

Answer

Mr. Gessler was not successful in his trade because he did not know the tricks of modern business. He did not change with the times. He did not take any help and took a long time to make a pair of boots. He did not advertise his goods. So, big firms took away his business and his business went down. Therefore Mr. Gessler was not successful in his trade.


9. What was Gessler's complaint against big firms?

Answer

Gessler's complaint against big firms was that they got their business through their advertisement. He made perfect boots but he was unsuccessful in his business.

The author knew him from the days of his youth because he used to make his father's boots.


10. In the story ‘Quality’ how did the author came to know about Mr. Gessler's death?

Answer

A week after he received some boots he had ordered from Mr. Gessler, he went to his shop. Inside, he met a young man new english face, who had taken over the shop. He informed him that Mr. Gessler was dead due to starvation.


11. What was the effect on Mr. Gessler of the author's remark about a certain pair of boots ?

Answer

When the author once remarked to Gessler about creaking of certain part of boots, he was surprised, lowered his eyes and in a very quiet tone, offered to refund the price.


12. Why did the author order for so many pairs of boots? Did he really need them?

Answer

The author ordered many pairs of boots because they were very durable and did not wear out so soon. He did not really need them.


13. Who was Mr. Gessler ? Describe his shop.

Answer

Mr. Gessler was a German shoemaker settled in Lodon. He was a perfect artist. The boots made by him not only fitted perfectly well but also lasted very long.

Mr. Gessler shop was situated in a small by street in the West End. Mr. Gessler and his elder brother worked in the shop. So, his shop was named 'Gessler Brother'. His shop had a certain quiet distinction. There was no sign upon its face other than the name, Gessler Brothers. There were few pairs of boots in the window. The shop had a single wooden chair on which the customer sat.


14. What did Mr. Gessler feel about his job of shoe making in 'Quality'?

Answer

Mr. Gessler thought making shoes was not difficult. It was an art.


15. How did Mr. Gessler work in his shop?

Answer

Mr. Gessler was a perfect and skilled artist. He himself made shoes only on order. He worked hard with all sincerity. The author frequently visited his shop. He found the shop opened with Gessler busy at work. He never advertised. He used the finest leather, gave strong stiches and the best possible finish to the boots he made. He never compromised with quality. He did not give any publicity to his work.


16. What did the author do after he received many pairs of boots?

Answer

Gessler was without work. In order to help him, the author ordered for many pairs of boots. When the boots came, the author found them excellent in quality and finishing. He wrote out a cheque and at once sent it to Mr. Gessler.


17. What distinction had the shoe-maker's shop?

Answer

"Gessler Brothers' was a small simple shop without any show or publicity with a few pairs of shoes kept at the window.


18. How many brothers were Gesslers?

Answer

Gessler was a shoemaker. He has two brothers.

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