Grade 8: Literature – SSC (Maharashtra Board)

  1. The Three Rules

 

What is the Iron Rule?

The rule of savage men:

If evil is done unto you’

Evil do thou again,

This is the Iron Rule.

 

What is the Silver Rule?

The rule of worldly men:

If good your neighbour does do you,

Do good to him again,

Return thou good again,

This is the Silver Rule.

 

What is the Golden Rule?

The rule of righteous men:

If evil is done unto you,

Return thou good again,

This is the Golden Rule.

 

Read the given poem and answer the following questions:

Q1. Who are savage men? What rule do they follow?

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Q2. Who are worldly men? What rule do they follow?

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Q3. Who are righteous men? What rule do they follow?

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Q4. What is the Iron Rule?

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Q5. What is the Silver Rule?

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Q6. What is the Golden Rule?

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Q7. Why are the rules called iron, silver and golden?

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Q8. State any three rules that you have to follow in school? What are the consequences of not following those rules?

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Q9. Are having rules important? Why

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