Class 9th Third Language English Textbook Solutions

THE QUEEN BEE – Class 9th Third Language English Textbook Solutions

 LESSON 1
THE QUEEN BEE

COMPREHENSION

C1.) Answer the following questions in one or two sentences each :

1.) Where did the two brothers go one day?
Answer: When three brother left their city in search of job other two were go to hurt other animal. Two brothers tried to hurt ant hill, duck and bees.

2.) Did the dwarf allow the brothers to kill the ducks? Why ?
Answer: No, the dwarf didn’t allow the brother to kill the duck because dwarf thought those poor things enjoying themselves and his brothers shall not kill them.
 
3.) All these acts of the dwarf show that he is a person who…….. (choose the best answer)
a.) does not want to eat
b.) does not want to harm animals and insects.
c.) thinks that they may help him in future.
d.) thinks that they are useless creatures.

Answer: b. does not want to harm animals and insects.

4.) “Let the poor things enjoy themselves. Please don’t trouble them.

i.) Who said this?
Answer: The third dwarf brother said this.

ii.) Who are the poor things?
Answer: Ducks are poor things.

iii.) Who should not trouble them?
Answer: The dwarf brother says his brother that they should not trouble them.

5.) Which place did they reach at last?

Answer: At last, they reached to a castle.

6.) What did they see there?
Answer: They saw horses, people, king, princes, queen and princesses all of them are turned into stones. No one was alive there.

C2.) 1.) How did the birds and creatures help the dwarf to complete the tasks successfully? Complete the given table.

 

2.) Why did the two brothers fail to do the first task, and what happened to them?
Answer: The two brothers were not helpful. They didn’t help anyone hence no one helped them. Hence the two brothers didn’t complete their task in time and turned into stone.

3.) Working in pairs or groups, write a short paragraph on the following. (Clues may help you)  How could the dwarf complete all the three given tasks?
The dwarf was a good man and intelligent person and he did not harm anyone and wants to live and let others live he knows how to make good use of the situation.

VOCABULARY

V1.) Fill in the blanks giving one word for the following. The answers are hidden in the puzzle. Find them. Work in pairs. One is done for you.

1) It is very precious. Ornaments are made out of it, – PEARL
2.) Another word for tasty food. DELICIOUS
3.) Living house for birds. NEST
4.) A kind of stone or rock which is white in colour. MARBLE
5.) This is used to open the lock. KEY
6.) Birds build nests here. TREE
7.) Swimmers jump into the water. DIVE
8.) Coming to life. ALIVE
9.) Kings and queens live here. PALACE

V2.) Arrange the following group of words into meaningful sentences.
Work in groups.

2.) ants to dwarf five thousand came help the
Answer: Thousand ants came to help the dwarf.

3.) stone marble turned was he into
Answer: He was turned into marble stone.

4.) princess the had eaten youngest honey

Answer: The youngest princess had eaten honey.

LANGUAGE

What does ‘can’ mean in the following sentences ? Write the answer.

e.g. :1.) Can I have a cup of coffee?          Permission

2.) I can solve this problem.                       Ability

3.) I can lift this box.                                  Ability

4) Malaria can be dangerous.                    Possibility

5.) You can go now.                                    Permission

6.) That man can get well                           Possibility

soon if he goes to a doctor.         
 

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