Prose-8 ➤ A Short Monsoon Diary

1. The author could hear Bijju but could not see him because of

 
 
 
 

2. Who are the obnoxious visitors that arrive at the hill station?

 
 
 
 

3. The drongos

 
 
 
 

4. In his Diary the author is describing

 
 
 
 

5. Through the mist Bijju is calling to his sister. I can hear him running about on the hillside but I cannot see him.
The passage is written by

 
 
 
 

6. Insectivorous birds are happy in the monsoon season

 
 
 
 

7. The hillsides are lush because of the appearance of flowers during

 
 
 
 

8. It is a good sound to read by—the rain outside, the quiet within—and, although tin roofs are given to springing unaccountable leaks, there is a feeling of being untouched by, and yet in touch with, the rain.
Here, the author is praising

 
 
 
 

9. Through the mist Bijju is calling to his sister. I can hear him running about on the hillside but I cannot see him.
The author cannot see Bijju because

 
 
 
 

10. This Diary is written by

 
 
 
 

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