Chapter-3: Deep Water

1 . Who is the author of Deep Water?

  • William Shakespeare
  • William George Bernard Shaw
  • William Wordsworth
  • William Douglas
Answer
William Douglas

2. What is the story Deep Water speaking about?

  • Fear of people
  • Fear of dogs
  • Fear of swimming
  • Fear of water and the way to overcome it
Answer
Fear of water and the way to overcome it

3. The water in the pool had a

  • dirty yellow tinge
  • a blue reflection
  • green colour
  • no colour
Answer
dirty yellow tinge

4. What does Deep Water signify?

  • Beauty
  • Depth of Sea
  • Depth of ocean
  • Fear
Answer
Fear

5. Who threw Douglas into the swimming pool?

  • A young boy
  • Instructor
  • Mother
  • Watchman
Answer
A young boy

6. What was the impact of the pool incident?

  • Developed fear
  • Became confident
  • Became overconfident
  • Hydrophobia was revived
Answer
Hydrophobia was revived

7. How did this experience affect the author?

  • Became fearless
  • Confident
  • Overconfident
  • Became hydrophobic
Answer
Became hydrophobic

8. For how many years had the author taught in high school in Yakima?

  • 2 years
  • 4 years
  • 3 years
  • 5 years
Answer
2 years

9. The pool’s depth at the deep end was

  • twenty feet
  • nine feet
  • six feet
  • eight feet
Answer
nine feet

10. Where is Yakima located?

  • In Newzealand
  • In California
  • In Washington
  • None of these
Answer
In Washington

11. Why did Douglas’ mother recommend that he should learn swimming at the Y. M.C.A swimming pool?

  • ¬†Because it was local
  • ¬†Because it was safe
  • ¬†Because it was shallow
  • ¬†Because it was shallow and safe
Answer
 Because it was shallow and safe

12. What was stopping Douglas to get into the waters of Cascade?

  • ¬†Memories of Washington
  • ¬†Memories of California
  • Instructions given by the instructor
  • Memories full of terror in the pool
Answer
Memories full of terror in the pool

13. At first, why was the writer not much frightened when he was thrown into the pool?

  • Because he was sleeping
  • ¬†Because he was intoxicated
  • ¬†Because he thought that the lifeguard would come to his rescue
  • Because of confidence
Answer
Because of confidence

14. Y.M.C.A stands for?

  • Young Men‚Äôs Christian Authority
  • ¬†Young Men‚Äôs Christopher Association
  • Young Men‚Äôs Christian Army
  • ¬†Young Men‚Äôs Christian Associa
Answer
Young Men’s Christian Associa

15. What is haunting the author?

  • ¬†Terrible experience in the pool
  • ¬†Ghosts
  • His mother‚Äôs words
  • ¬†A push by a young boy
Answer
Terrible experience in the pool

16. What is the theme of the story Deep Water?

  • ¬†Victory in facing the fear
  • ¬†Being fearful
  • To learn swimming
  • ¬†All
Answer
 Victory in facing the fear

17. What was the fear in Douglas’ mind?

  • ¬†To be defeated
  • To be pushed
  • ¬†Being drowned
  • ¬†None
Answer
 Being drowned

18. What were the series of emotions and fears that Douglas experienced when he was thrown into the pool?

  • ¬†Fear
  • ¬†Confidence
  • Overconfidence
  • Mixed feelings of confidence and fear
Answer
Mixed feelings of confidence and fear

19. How did the instructor make Douglas a good swimmer?

  • Planning
  • ¬†With the help of ropes
  • By pushing him into the pool
  • ¬†With the help of ropes and belts
Answer
 With the help of ropes and belts

20. What was the impact of the pool incident?

  • Developed fear
  • ¬†Became confident
  • Became overconfident
  • Hydrophobia was revived
Answer
Hydrophobia was revived

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