Q.1: According to author, what is the effect upon him of entering a bank to do business?
Ans: According to author when he enters a bank to do business, he gets frightened.
Q.2: Why did author decide to open an account?
Ans: The author decided to open an account with a bank because his salary had been raised to fifty six dollars a month and he felt that the bank was only place for it.
Q.3: What was the manager’s reaction when the author told him that he would like to see him alone?
Ans: When the author told the manager that he would like to see him alone the mangers looked at him with some anxiety. He felt that he had a terrible secret to tell.
Q.4: Why did manager looked relieved when he knew the purpose of author’s visit?
Ans: The manger looked relieved when author told him that he was not a detective but he wanted to open an account in his bank.
Q.5: What is the equivalent of fifty American dollars in
Ans: The equivalent of fifty American dollars in Pakistani currency is about 3000 rupees. The rate is Rs: 60 per dollar. It goes on changing time to time.
Q.6: What mistake did author make when he wrote the cheque?
Ans: When author wrote the cheque he wrote the figure of 56 instead of 6.
Q.7: Explain the meaning of Clerk’s question. How will you have it?
Ans: The Clerk wanted to know in what denomination of currency notes or coins, the author would like to cash the cheque.
Q.8: Why was there a roar of laughter when the author left the bank?
Ans: There was a roar of laughter when the author left the bank. Every one there had laughed at the fool that the author had made himself of by his funny behaviours.
Q.9: The author, Stephen Leacock was respected university teacher and a highly successful writer. Do you think this is a true story?
Ans: Keeping status of author Stephen Leacock in view I think that the story is not true.
Q.10: Why is it wiser to keep one’s money in a bank than to hoard it in one’s home?Ans: It is wiser to keep one’s money in bank, rather than to hoard it in one’s home for a number of reasons. In bank it is safe from thieves and burgles, from one’s own temptation to spend and to keep it there for benefit of country.