Ques.:- Why and where did
Saint Peter walk about?
Ans.: Saint Peter walked about the Earth
while preaching the people.
Ques.:- Where did Saint Peter
come finally walking about and
what did he find there?
Ans.: Finally Saint Peter came to the
door of a cottage where an old lady was
making cakes and baking them on the
Hearth - Oven
Ques.:- What did Saint Peter ask
from the old lady and why?
Ans.: Saint Peter asked a single cake
form the lady because he remained fast
whole day and was very hungry.
Ques.:- What did the lady do
then and why didn’t she give a
single cake to Saint Peter?
Ans.: The old lady prepared a small cake
but she could not give it to Saint Peter
because it seemed her too big to give
Ques.:-What did She do next?
Ans.: She kneaded another small cake and
baked on the hearth but she found it was as
large as the earlier one. Then she took a tine
scrap of dough and rolled it flat and baked
but she could not part with that.
Ques.:- Why did not the lady
give the cake to Saint Peter?
Ans.: The lady didn’t give a cake to Saint
Peter because each cake seemed her too
big when she wanted to give it.
Ques.:- What was the reaction
of Saint Peter?
Ans.: He grew anger because he was
hungry and felt faint and he cursed the
Ques.:- What did Saint Peter
curse the lady?
Ans.: He cursed the lady to change into a
woodpecker and have her scanty food
and shelter by boring and boring the
hard dry wood whole day.
Scanty – Little, Small
Ques.:- How was the lady
turned to a woodpecker ?
Ans.: The lady was made pass through a
chimney and she came out through the top.
She changed to a bird having a cap on her
head of scarlet colour but her clothes were
burned and she became black like coal.
Question:1.What is a Legend ? Why is this poem
known as A LEGEND ?
2. Translate the poem “A LEGEND OF THE
NORTHLAND” in a passage.