Friday, 16 March 2012

6th class-cbse english (Honeysuckle) Chapter-10 (The banyan tree)

Answer following questions in short.

Q1) What did the cobra and the mongoose do, to show their readiness for the fight?
Ans1) The cobra raised half of its body off the ground, and spread his broad, spotted hood.The mongoose bushed his tail. The long hair on his back also stood up.

Q2) Who were the other two spectators? What did they do? (Did they watch, or did they join I the flight?)
Ans2) The other two spectators were a myna and a wild crow. Both joined in the flight.

Q3) What happened to the crow in the end?
Ans3) The crow could not turn back in the mid air. The cobra struck him with his hood. The crow died after sometime.

Q4) What did the myna do in the end?
Ans) The myna flew down and looked into the bushes. It seemed as if it congratulated the mongoose and flew away.

Some more questions for practice.

Answer following questions in short.

Q1) Why did the author think that the banyan tree belonged chiefly to him?

Q2) Why was the banyan tree so dear to the author?

Q3) Who became the first friend of the author?

Q4) What did the squirrel‘s friends think about him? Why?

Q5) Who emerged the winner in the fight? Who lost his life?

Q6) How did the author describe the banyan tree?

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