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Questions and Answers for Thinner than a Crescent Class 10 English Panorama Part 2 Bihar Board

Thinner than a Crescent - Vidyapati Questions Answers

Chapter Name

Important Questions for Thinner than a Crescent

Author Name

Vidyapati

Related Study

  • MCQ for Thinner than a Crescent Class 10 Matric English
  • BSEB Solutions for Class 10 English Matric

Book Name

Panorama Part 2


Questions Answers for Thinner than a Crescent by Vidyapati

1. Why is Radha crying ?

Answer

Because she feels that Krishna has deserted her and there is no hope of meeting him again. So this feeling of loneliness has made her crying.


2. What did Radha do as a result of feeling hurt?

Answer

Radha thinks that she will never be reunited with her beloved. This makes her thinner and thinner with each passing day. Her mind is so confused that when asked a question, she gives a wrong answer.


3. What was the condition of Radha ?

Or, Describe Radha’s condition, as reported by her friends.

Answer

The condition of Radha, as reported by her friend, was quite miserable one. As her heart was deeply hurt and confused. She has been crying continuously. She had been separated from her lover and this pain had made her thin and weak.


4. What two feelings of Radha have been referred to by her friend?

Answer

Radha’s mental suffering and confusion are her two feelings which have been referred to by her friend.


5. “Radha each day grows thinner than the crescent in the sky.” Comment on the use of imagery.

Answer

The word “crescent” means the curve of the moon in early first quarter or declining position. In this poem, the poet has nicely compared the health of Radha to curved shape of the moon with gradually becomes shorter each day finally is reduced to a thin curved line. Radha is completely devoted to her lover Lord Krishna. It is a wonderful example of the use of imagery. So the imagery has been used to indicate her pathetic condition in dedication and memory of Lord Krishna.


6. What is the state of Radha’s mind in the poem, Thinner than a crescent’.

Answer

Her mind is so confused that when she is asked a question, she does not understand it and gives a wrong answer.


7. Why are Radha’s friends worried in ‘Thinner than a Crescent’?

Answer

Her mind is so confused that when she is asked a question, she does not understand it and gives a wrong answer.


8. What does Radha’s friend tell Lord Krishna?

Answer

Radha’s friends run to Lord Krishna to tell him that the pangs of separation from him made Radha very sad and weak. She tries to convince him that he must go back to Radha.

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