Wednesday, 16 May 2012

9th class-cbse english (NCERT BOOK-Moments)(short answers) chapter-1 (the lost child)(Mulk Raj Anand)


Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) Why does child lose interest in the things he wanted earlier?
Ans1) The child loses interest in the things when he realized that he is separated from his parents. Earlier he wanted many things dearly. But now he needed nothing but this parent. Children feel secure only with their parents.

Q2) How was the child lost in the fair?
Ans2) The boy was fascinated by many things like toys, balloons, sweets etc .He was attracted by the music of the snake charmer. He always lagged behind his parents. Then he saw the roundabout. He was lost in watching the roundabout and got separated from his parents.

Q3) Why did the lost child go towards the temple? What happened there?
Ans3) The lost child went towards the temple where many people were gathering. He ran towards the entrance of the temple. The crowd was becoming thicker. People jostled each other. He struggled to push his way but was knocked. He might have been trampled if he had not shouted at highest pitch.

Q4) Who rescued the lost child? What did he offer to buy him?
Ans4) At the temple the lot child was caught in the crowd. He shouted with his highest volume. A man in the crowd saw the child crying. He lifted him up and tried to soothe him. He took him near the roundabout. He also offered to buy him flowers, balloons and sweets. But the child had lost interest in them.

Some more questions for practice.

Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) It was the roundabout in the fair which attracted the child must in the fair. Why?

Q2) In the fair the child wanted many things what are they?

Q3) What was the mood of the child when they passed through the mustard field?

Q4) How did father distract the child’s mind from the toy seller?

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