Sunday, 22 April 2012

8th class-cbse english (It so happen) Chapter-1 (How the camel got his hump) (Leo Tolstoy)


Answer following questions in short.

Q1) What tasks, do you think, were assigned to the dog and the ox?
Ans1) The dog was assigned the work of carrying sticks and the ox ploughed the fields.

Q2) Why did the camel live in the middle of the desert?
Ans2) The camel lived in the middle of the desert so that the man could not find him and assign some work to him. He was too lazy to work.

Q3) The camel said ‘Humph’ repeatedly. How did it affect him?
Ans3) It affected him badly as it imparted a bad impression of camel in other’s mind.

Q4) What, according to the Djinn , was the use of the ‘hump’?
Ans4) According to the Djinn, the hump was useful for storing his food and using it during continuous work for many days.

Q5) What did the camel eat when he lived in the middle of the Desert?
Ans5) The camel ate sticks and thorns and prickles when he lived in the middle of the noisy deserts.

Q6) What is the cure for the state of laziness?
Ans6) The cure for our laziness is that we should keep ourselves active. We should work until we perspire.

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