Q) B3 .The moon was coming up in the east, behind me, and stars were shining in the clear sky above me. There wasn t a cloud in the sky. I was happy to be alone high up above the sleeping countryside. I was flying my old Dakota aeroplane over France back to England .

(a)What is the significance of not a single cloud in the sky?
(b) Which aeroplane was the pilot flying? What was its number?
(c) Why was the pilot happy in spite of being alone?
(d) Where was he heading to and what time did he calculate he would reach?
(e) Which phrases in the passage mean `hopping with pleasure‘?

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Here is the answer:

a) The significance of not a cloud in the sky is that the sky was clear and it was an easy flight with no obstructions or problems.
b) The pilot was flying Dakota aeroplane number DS 088.
c) The pilot was happy because he was flying from Paris to London to meet his family.
d) The pilot was heading towards London. The pilot calculated that he would be in time for breakfast.
e) The phrase "looking forward to" means hopping with pleasure.

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