A Pact with the Sun
NCERT Solutions Class 6 English – Chapter 8
What did the physicians ask Saeeda’s mother to do to get well? Did their advice help her? If not, why?
The physicians asked Saeeda’s mother to avoid normal food. She was given strict orders to stay confined to her small room with doors and windows fastened, in the lack of sunshine and fresh air to breathe.
What did the specialist prescribe in addition to medicine?
In addition to medicine, the specialist prescribed Saeeda’s mother to sit in the sun from eight to nine in the morning. He said that sunshine and fresh air are more important than medicine.
What did Saeeda tell the sunrays to do?
Saeeda requested the sunrays to appear the next day in the morning with lots of warmth and brightness so that her mother could sit in the sun.
Why were the sunrays keen to go down to the earth the next day?
The sunrays were keen to go down to the earth the next day because they had promised Saeeda to help her mother get better. To keep their promise, they forced their way through the dark clouds.