- ThreeThree questions by Leo Tolstoy
The Three Questions” is a short story written by Russian author Leo Tolstoy and originally published in 1885 in the book What Men Live By. The story is told in the style of a parable, and it revolves around a king who seeks answers to the three most essential questions in life. At last, he consults intelligent men, promising a great payment to anyone who can answer those questions, but their responses were too varied, and the king was not satisfied. As a result, he seeks the assistance of a hermit. The remainder of the story centers around them both.
1]Who was referred to as a Tsar?
Ans; In ancient times, a Russian king was known as a ‘Tsar.’
2]What piqued the Tsar’s interest in the replies to his three questions?
Ans; The Tsar was highly interested in learning the answers to his three questions because he believed they would help him achieve in any of his endeavors.
3] How many questions did the Tsar have?
Ans; The Tsar was confronted with three questions.
4]Give Leo Tolstoy’s original name.
Ans: Leo Tolstoy’s full name is Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy.
5]What was the Tsar’s first question?
Ans: The TSar’s initial inquiry was when was the best perfect time to take each activity.
6]What was the Tsar’s second question?
Ans; The Tsar’s second question was about who the most important people were.
7]What was the Tsar’s third question?
Ans; Which thing is the most important to do was the third question of the Tsar.
8]Which proclamation did the Tsar make throughout his domain?
Ans; The Tsar announced across his empire that anyone who correctly answered his questions would get a large reward.
9]Whose advice did the people believe the Tsar would value the most?
Ans; In response to the second question, some people suggested seeking counsel from councilors, priests, doctors, or soldiers.
10] What brought the learned men to the Tsar?
Ans; The learned men came to the Tsar to answer his three questions and get the reward he had announced across his country.
11]What was the hermit’s residence?
Ans; The hermit lived in a cottage in the woods that he never left.
12]When the hermit first hears the Tsar’s queries, what did he say?
Ans:- The hermit spat on his hand as he listened to the Tsar’s queries, remained silent, and resumed his task.
13]What was the king’s reason for refusing to reward anyone?
Ans; The king was dissatisfied with the wise men’s responses. He couldn’t come to a conclusion because they all gave different answers to the same questions, so he refused to offer the incentive to anyone.
14]Who was the hermit’s visitor in his hut?
Ans; In his hut in the woods where he dwelt, the hermit only received common folk.
15]What was the hermit’s claim to fame?
Ans- The hermit was well-known for his sage advice.
16]Why did the hermit choose to live in the woods?
Ans- The hermit chose to live in the woods because he desired to be alone.
17]How did the Tsar prepare for his visit to the hermit?
Ans- Before heading to the hermit, the Tsar changed into plain clothing, and before reaching the hermit’s cell, he dismounted and proceeded alone, leaving his guards behind.
18]Why did the Tsar dress casually before meeting the hermit?
Ans; The Tsar dressed simply because the hermit only encountered ordinary people.
19]How did the hermit appear to you?
Ans. The hermit appeared feeble and helpless.
20]In what ways did the Tsar assist the hermit?
Ans. To assist the recluse, the Tsar began excavating in the dirt.
21])How might the Tsar benefit from a council of wise men?
Ans. The wise men’s council would assist him in determining the correct moment for everything.
22]Why should the Tsar seek the advice of magicians?
Ans. The Tsar should contact the magicians, as they can only predict the correct timing for each action ahead of time.
23]According to scholarly experts, what would be the most essential occupation for the Tsar?
Ans; According to the learned men, the Tsar’s most significant occupations would be science, battlefield expertise, and religious worship.
24]How did the Tsar come into contact with the hermit?
Ans. The Tsar stripped down to his underwear and left his bodyguard behind to see the hermit alone.
25]What made the hermit take such deep breaths?
Ans. The hermit inhaled deeply since he was fragile and weak, and the toil of digging was too much for him.
26]“Look, there’s someone coming .”
—- Who was the one who was coming?
Ans: a bearded man, a sworn adversary of the Tsar, was coming.
27]. What did the Tsar do when he saw the hermit toiling away and sweating?
Ans:- To witness the hermit’s labor and sweat, the Tsar took the hermit’s spade and began excavating the ground.
28. When did the Tsar cease to exist?
Ans:-After digging two beds, the Tsar called it a day.
29]Who was the wounded man? What prompted him to pay a visit to the hermit?
The invader or wounded man was a king’s opponent, and he had planned to attack him but was instead attacked by the king’s bodyguards, who had recognized him. He’d sustained an injury to his tummy. He was racing to the hermit’s hut for assistance.
30]When the Tsar was about to come home, what happened?
Ans:-The Tsar was ready to return home when he noticed a bearded man running out of the woods.
31]In the story”Three Questions,” who was the bearded man?
Ans:- The bearded man was a Tsar’s enemy who intended to kill him for murdering his brother and stealing his property. After the Tsar and the hermit rescued his life, the bearded man became a friend of the Tsar.
32]How many times did the Tsar inquire about the answers to his three inquiries from the hermit?
Ans; The Tsar asked the hermit three times on his three inquiries.
33]What, in the hermit’s opinion, was the most important thing to do?
Ans:- The most important thing, according to the hermit, is to assist the man with whom you are currently.
34]What was the hermit’s response to the Tsar’s first question?
Ans:- The hermit’s response to the Tsar’s first inquiry was that the most important period is now (the present moment).
35]In response to the Tsar’s second query, what does the hermit say?
Ans:- The most important man, according to the hermit, is the one with whom you are currently.
36]What made the bearded man the Tsar’s sworn enemy?
Ans:- The bearded guy was the Tsar’s sworn enemy because the Tsar executed his brother and confiscated all of his property.
37]How did the Tsar pledged to help the injured man?
Ans:- The Tsar promised to send a doctor to care for him and return his brother’s belongings.
38]When, in the hermit’s opinion, is the most critical time to begin any action?
Ans; The most important time, according to the hermit, is “now” or the current time.
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