Wednesday, 2 May 2012

7th class-cbse english (Honeycomb) Chapter-7 (The Invention of vita –wonk)(Roald Dahl)

Answer following questions in short.

Q1) Can anyone’s age be as minus number? What does “minus 87” mean?
Ans1) Anyone’s age cannot be a minus number. Here “minus 87” means a person who have to wait for 87 years to born.

Q2) What trees does Mr. Wonka mention? Which tree does he say lives the longest?
Ans2) Mr. Wonka mentioned about the Douglas fir, Oak Cedar and the Bristlecone pine. He says that the Bristlecone pine lives the longest.

Q3) How long does the Bristlecone pine live? Where can you find it?
Ans3) The Bristlecone pine lives for over 4,000 years and one can find them upon the slopes of wheeler Peak in Nevada, U.S.A

Q4) Why does Mr. Wonka collect items from the oldest things? Do you think this is the right way to begin his invention?
Ans4 ) Mr. Wonka collected the items from the oldest things in order to invent a medicince – Vita Wonk to make people live longer. But this is not the right way to begin inventions.

Q5) What happens to the volunteer who swallows four drops of the new invention? What is the name of the inventions?
Ans5) The volunteer who swallows four drops of the new invention became old. He began wrinkling; his hair started drooping off and his teeth falling out. He turned into a fellow of 75. The name of the invention was vita-Wonk.

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