Prose-1 ➤ The Best Christmas Present in the World

1. Our boys gave them a rousing chorus of While Shepherds Watched. We exchanged carols for a while and then we all fell silent. We had had our time of peace and goodwill, a time I will treasure as long as I live.
The phrase ‘our boys’ refers to

 
 
 
 

2. On which date does Connie receive Jim’s letter?

 
 
 
 

3. The narrator bought the desk from a junk shop because

 
 
 
 

4. Why did she become happy?

 
 
 
 

5. The Christmas celebrations were initiated by

 
 
 

6. It was going for very little money. I thought I could restore it. It would be a risk a challenge, but I had to have it.
The temptation to buy it was

 
 
 
 

7. The narrator found a shallow space below a secret drawer when he

 
 
 
 

8. Our boys gave them a rousing chorus of While Shepherds Watched. We exchanged carols for a while and then we all fell silent. We had had our time of peace and goodwill, a time I will treasure as long as I live.
Who prompted these boys to sing ?

 
 
 
 

9. Who did she think had come?

 
 
 
 

10. Does Connie’s wait for her husband come to an end?

 
 
 
 

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