They were of the best mountain breed. Ans3 The air in desert lands is extremely dry. The reason was that these beautiful creatures were themselves miserable and unhappy. Answer: The stranger who came to the pet shop was coming straight from the prison. Can you think of some unusual pets that people keep? Tilloo had underestimated the security arrangements. There were two things he was not allowed to do. Question 1: What does Nishad find out about Mr Nath from Ramesh? Discuss the following topics in groups: Q1 : Why, in your opinion, did the man set the doves free? Ans8 Grandfather was shocked when he came to know that his pet tiger Timothy had died two months back due to pneumonia and the tiger licking his hands was a very dangerous one who was caught only a month back.
He was not allowed to climb the apple tree and eat them. Ans4 The author compares Kari with a baby because Kari needed training to be good just like a baby. Q1 : Most people keep dogs and cats as pets. Q2 Finding good twigs for Kari took a long time. Purcell was a short man with big tummy, red cheeks, a tight, melon stomach and magnified eyes and he sat on the top of a high stool which gave him the look of an owl. What changes had occurred, which forced people to live in underground homes? He saw a leopard in the next cage troubling and frightening him.
Ans5 The Control Room had spotted an alien spacecraft coming towards their planets, therefore everyone there was greatly excited. The air is too thin to breathe and temperature is so low that one can freeze to death. What did Tilloo hope to see once he emerged from his underground home? Question 1: What did Nishad give Mr Nath? He wanted something in a cage. The compensation can be peace, harmony, safety and security. Exercises Discuss the following topics in groups. There were continuous cries of frightened birds and animals. Q1 : How long does it take for a grub to become a complete ant? Mr Purcell heard it no more than he would have heard the monotonous ticking of a familiar clock.
Q5 What are sand dunes? Was the customer interested in the care and feeding of the doves he had bought? Ans3 The cop did not consider Soapy as the culprit who threw a stone on the glass window of the shop. Answer : The atmosphere of Mr Purcell's shop was cheerful because of the presence of so many chirping and squeaking birds and animals. They have also explained each answer in a detailed manner so that nothing goes amiss. Give reasons for your answer. But Number Two suggested that we should not interfere and observe passively and not to reveal their existence by rendering the spacecraft ineffective. It gave the shop a depressing atmosphere. Ans7 Grandfather went to the Lucknow zoo to see the Timothy, his tiger.
Q5 How had he earned the five dollars he had? Ans9 Elephants grow taller than their masters. Purcell felt vaguely insulted because of the action of his strange customer. Ans6 The popular belief is that deserts are an endless stretch of sand without rain falls and vegetation. Comprehension Check Page 42 Question 1. Match the word with its meanings below. Some of them eat other animals and get the water they require from the moisture in the meat.
They pulled his ears and his stump of a tail, teasing him in every way. Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 5 Q1 : i What problems are you likely to face if you keep ants as pets? She thought that the Sunday visitor was his accomplice in crime. Why did it make Mr. Knowing the importance of freedom, he identified with the birds in the cage wanting to fly and to be free. The answer to the question would vary from one person to another.
Thier way of living including things they wear, eat and day to day routine activities would be different from people on earth. Ultimately the lady lost sight of him. But Number Two suggested that we should not interfere and observe passively. Rooms are reserved for each member of the community- Rooms for the queen ant to lay eggs, nurseries for the young ones, quarters for workers, store houses for food and barrackers for soldiers. She chose death in an open field over life in a closed hut.
Ans3 Worker ants carry the grubs about for daily exercise and sunshine. Ans7 Winter was approaching and he did not have a place to live. The answer to the question would vary from one person to another. Q8 Elephants are proud animals. Answer : i No, it does not seem that he insisted on buying doves because he was fond of birds. Q9 Why is it important to teach an elephant to sit down? He was also not allowed to climb up the apple tree to eat apples. He had a shuttling glance and close-cropped hair.