Wednesday, 16 May 2012

9th class-cbse english (NCERT BOOK-Moments)(short answers) chapter-2 (The Adventures of Toto)(Ruskin Bond)

Answer following questions in about 40 words.
Q1) How does Toto come to grandfather’s private firm?
Ans1) Grandfather took Toto in his private zoo because he was a pretty baby monkey. His teeth were white like a pearl. He was naughty. His tail also added to his beauty. Grandfather liked him very much..

Q2) How did Toto almost boil himself alive while taking bath?
Ans2) Once there was a large kettle of water on fire to boil for tea. No one was present in the kitchen. Toto entered the kitchen.  He got into the kettle because it was too cold outside and he wanted to enjoy hot bath. Water was too hot that he kept on hopping up and down. Grandfather pulled him out almost half boiled.

Q3) What did Toto do to invite the wrath of ticket collector?
Ans3) In Saharanpur grandfather was carrying Toto in his bag. When he opened the bag before ticket collector he suddenly put his head out of the bag and gives the ticket collector a wide grin. The ticket collector was taken by surprise.

Q4)Why does  Grandfather take Toto to Saharanpur and how ? Why does the ticket collector insist on calling Toto a dog?
Ans4) Once the Grandfather was going to saharanpur. He took Toto with him because he disturbed other animals of private zoo. Grandfather prepared a big black canvas kit bag for carrying him. The ticket collector thought Toto was a dog. The monkey also has four legs like dog, so, he charged Rs. 3 as his ticket.

Some more questions for practice.

Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) Describe the appearance of Toto?

Q2) Why did grandfather decide to include monkey in his private zoo?

Q3) How did Toto behave when he was put in the closet?

Q4) What happened when Toto was taken to Saharanpur?

Q5) “Toto was a pretty monkey”. In what sense is Toto pretty?

Q6) Toto and Nana never became friends. Why?

Q7) What did Toto do with the dish of pullao?

Q8) When could Toto’s feelings be hurt?

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