Comprehension Questions

 

1. Give at least ten good reasons for being thankful to God

 

Input

i. parents (think of people who lose parents at an early age)

ii. spouse (think of people having difficult spouses)

iii. friends (think of life without friends)

iv. mother nature (think of how the night and day are in conformity with our needs; air, fire, water and other elements of nature serve us; stars guide us, animals are put to our service)

v. human body (think of how we would be without the faculties of sight, sound and taste)

vi. shelter (think of shelterless people)

vii. food (think of people who eat a single meal per day / others who live without a meal for days)

viii. education (think of children who have to work and cannot afford to study)

ix. health (think of people suffering with various sicknesses)

x. mental abilities (think of people suffering from mental disorders)

xi. divine guidance (think that divine guidance helps us connect us to God and His creatures)

xii. clothes (think of people not having warm clothes in winters)

xiii. sleep (think of people who are insomniacs)

xiv. forgetfulness (time is the greatest healer and we forget great tragedies)

 

2. How can we express gratitude to God?

 

Input

 

By:

 

i. obeying Him

ii. sharing our wealth with others

iii. being sympathetic and kind

iv. contributing to the society through our talents

v. being humble

vi. keeping optional fasts

vii. offering optional prayers

viii. being grateful to people, in particular parents, friends and families

ix. remembering God

x. helping the cause of religion

xi. volunteering for some community service

xii. donating blood / organs

 

3. Draw the portrait of a thankless person

 

Input

 

i. arrogant

ii. complaining

iii. pessimistic

iv. never happy whatever good comes his way

v. jealous of others

vi. condemns others

vii. finds faults in others

viii. always cursing the weather

ix. selfish

x. unhappy

 

 

Quiz Marking Scheme

 

How Grateful are you as a Person?

 

1.

i. (-5)

ii. (0)

iii. (8)

iv. (10)

 

2.

i. (-5)

ii. (0)

iii. (8)

iv. (10)

 

3.

i. (10)

ii. (8)

iii. (1)

iv. (0)

 

 

4.

i. (-5)

ii. (0)

iii. (8)

iv. (10)

 

5.

i. (0)

ii. (1)

iii. (8) 

iv. (10)

 

6.

i. (10 )

ii. (8)

iii. (5)

iv. (0)

 

7.

i. (5)

ii. (10)

iii. (0)

iv. (-5)

v. (0)

 

8.

i. (3)

ii. (8)

iii. (10)

 

9.

i. (10)

ii. (8)

iii. (0)

iv. (-5)

 

10. I am :

i. (-10)

ii. (-5)

iii. (0)

iv. (10)

v. (7)

vi. (4)

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