Questions and Answers of lesson no. 12: The Gift of the Magi Notes by Muhammad Qadir Rafique are given below. Answer to each question is given in short and easy wording. You can download these notes in PDF format for free.
Lesson No. 12: The Gift of the Magi Notes
Q. How did much she save for Christmas?
Ans. She saved one dollar and eighty-seven cents for Christmas.
Q. Why did she feel proud in the beauty of her hair?
Ans. She had beautiful long brown hair which was liked by Jim. It almost made into a dress for her. That’s why she felt pride.
Q. Why did she sell her hair?
Ans. She wanted to buy a beautiful gift for Jim but she lacked money. Therefore, she sold her hair.
Q. Why did Jim sell the gold watch?
Ans. Jim also wanted to buy a gift for Della but he had no money. So, he sold the gold watch.
Q. Why did they want to exchange the gifts?
Ans. They had a great love for each other. That is why they wanted to present a gift on Christmas to each other.
Q. Why did she feel sad on losing her hair?
Ans. Delta had a deep love for her hair. Therefore, she felt sad on losing her hair.
Q. Why did Jim not welcome her when he stepped in?
Ans. Jim sold his precious watch to buy combs for Delta but the hair was gone. Having strange feeling, Jim could not welcome her.
Q. What did he bring out of his coat?
Ans. He brought out beautiful and costly combs from his coat.
Q. How beautiful was the gold watch chain?
Ans. It was very simply made. Its value was in its rich and pre material.