Question 1. When he regained consciousness, he
Question 2. Douglas went down towards the bottom
Question 3. At the end of the experience, Douglas felt
Question 4. ‘All we have to fear is fear itself. Who said these words?
Question 5. ‘What do you think you can do to me’? These words were spoken by Douglas to
Question 6. Whenever terror struck again, Douglas would start
Question 7. Douglas had to repeat exhaling and inhaling exercises
Question 8. He practised in the pool
Question 9. After being haunted by fear for many years Douglas decided to learn to swim. He took the help of
Q10. After the author was fed up with teaching, he decided to opt for which career?
Q11. What is the story Deep Water speaking about?
Q12. How did the author's fear vanish?
Q14. YMCA pool was safe because:
Q15. Where is Yakima located?
Q16. Why did Douglas' mother warn against Yakima River?
Q17. In the beginning Douglas had an aversion to the water because:
Q18. Where did the writer go when he was 3 or 4 years old in the story?
Q 19. What is haunting the author?
Q 20. How did the author learn swimming?
Q21. What did William Douglas desire for?
Q22. What did the author realise while drowning the pool?
Q23. What is the theme of the story Deep Water?
Q 24. Deep water is an excerpt from which book?
Q25. What did the big bruiser of a boy do with William Douglas?
Q26. What does Deep Water signify?
Q 27. Who threw Douglas into the swimming pool?
Q28. What was the fear in Douglas' mind?
Q 29. At the age of 3 or 4 Douglas visited the beach with his father. What caused a terror in his heart then?
Q 30. What were the series of emotions and fears that Douglas experienced when he was thrown into the pool?
Q 31. What plans did he make to come to the surface of the pool?
Q 32. How did this experience affect the author?
Q 33. What lesson did Douglas learn from his experience of drowning learning to swim?
Q 34. How did the instructor make Douglas a good swimmer?
Q 35. What plan did Douglas make to learn swimming?
Q 36. What is the 'misadventure' that Douglas speaks about?
Q37.In the third phase of the learning process. What did the instructor teach William?
Q 38. How did his swimming instructor build a swimmer out of Douglas?
Q39. What does Douglas do to save himself in the pool?
Q 40. Why did Douglas fail to come to the surface of the pool as he hoped to?
Q41. What did Douglas see deep down the water?
Q42. How did William Douglas know that he was still alive?
Q 43. He felt 'Wobbly in the knees: What does the phrase "Wobbly in the knees'imply?
Q 44. What was the impact of the pool incident?
Q45. How many times did Douglas try to come to the surface of the pool?
Q46. Why did Douglas' mother recommend that he should learn swimming at the YMCA swimming pool?
Q47. Why did Douglas hire an instructor?
Q48. What important lesson did Douglas learn from his experience in YMCA pool?
Q49. How did Douglas experience at YMCA pool affect him?
Q 50. "I crossed to oblivion, and the curtain of Life fell". What does oblivion mean?
Q 51. Why was Douglas determined to get over his fear of water?
Q 52. What was stopping Douglas to get into the waters of cascade?
Q 53. How did Douglas make sure that he had conquered the old terror?
Q54. What distance Douglas covered while swimming across the Lake Wentworth?
Q55. Where was the lake Wentworth?
Q 56. At first, why was the writer not much frightened when he was thrown into the pool?
Q57. Who is the author of 'Deep Water'?
Q58. In which subject has the author graduated?
Q59. For how many years had the author taught in high school in Yakima?