CLASS 7 NCERT SOLUTION FOR ENGLISH (HONEYCOMB) POEM UNIT – 9 Garden Snake

Garden Snake

NCERT Solutions Class 7 English – Unit 9 Poem

Working with the Poem

Question 1. 

Answer the following questions:

(i) Pick out the line that suggests that the child is afraid of snakes.

(ii) Which line shows a complete change of the child’s attitude towards snakes? Read it aloud.

(iii) “But mother says that kind is good…” What is mother referring to?

Answer: 

(i) The line that suggests that the child is afraid of snakes is:

“I saw a snake and ran away…”

(ii) The line that shows a complete change of child’s attitude towards snakes is:

“I’ll stand aside and watch him pass,”

(iii) The mother is referring to the “garden snakes”.

Question 2: 

Find the word that refers to the snake’s movements in the grass.

Answer: 

Wiggles” is the word that refers to the snake’s movements in the grass.

Question 3: 

There are four pairs of rhyming words in the poem. Say them aloud.

Answer: 

The four pairs of rhyming words in the poem are:

  • Away-say
  • Good-food
  • Grass-pass
  • Mistake-snake

Question 4: 

A snake has no legs or feet, but it moves very fast. Can you guess how? Discuss in the group.

Answer: 

A snake wiggles and that’s how it moves very fast although it does not have legs or feet.

Question 5: 

Can you recall the word used for a cobra’s long sharp teeth? Where did you come across this word first?

Answer: 

The word used for cobra’s long sharp teeth is “fangs”. I have heard this word while watching Discovery channel.

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