NCERT Solutions for Class 1 English Unit 8 The Tiger and The Mosquito

The Tiger and The Mosquito

READING IS FUN
Question 1
:

What was the tiger doing when the mosquito came buzzing by?

Answer:

The tiger was dozing under a tree when the mosquito came buzzing by.

Question 2:

Why did the tiger’s cheek start to bleed?

Answer:

The tiger’s cheek started to bleed because while trying to hit the mosquito, the tiger hit himself with his paw.

Question 3:

Why did the tiger walk away?

Answer:

The tiger walked away because he was helpless and could not make the mosquito fly away from him.

LET’S TALK
Question 1
:

Why did the mosquito say, “I am not afraid of you!”?

Answer:

The mosquito said so because the tiger was behaving as if everyone should be afraid of him.

SAY ALOUD
Question 1
:

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BinGownFewLick
BiscuitGreyFieldLip
BunGunFishLoose

Answer:

The student has to practice the pronunciation of the given words.

LET’S SHARE

Question 1:

What do we learn from this story?

Answer:

We learn that everyone is special in his/her own way. We should never underestimate anyone.

Question 2:

Describe the lion and the tiger. How are they different from each other?

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Answer:

LIONTIGER
1. The lion is a lazy animal.1. The tiger is a very active animal.
2. Lion is brown in colour.2. Tiger is mostly yellow in colour.
3. Lion has a dark brown mane.3. Tiger has black stripes on the body.
4. Lion cannot climb a tree.4. Tiger can easily climb a tree.

LET’S WRITE

Question 1:

Fill in the blanks by tracing the dotted words.

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Answer:

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LET’S READ AND WRITE

Question 1:

G H I J K L

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Answer:

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LET’S DO

Question 1:

Look at the pictures below

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(i) What are the cat and mouse saying?

(ii) First say this in your own language.

(iii) Now act out the story and say the words and sentences in English.

Answer:

(i) Cat: “Hey tiny mouse! Where are you going? I am going to eat you today. I am very hungry.”

Mouse: “Oh my God! What should I do now? Okay I can see a table, let me jump onto that.”

(after a few seconds…)

Mouse: “Alright, I can see something I can use to scare this cat.”

Cat: “Oh my God! What creature is this! Let me run for my life.”

(ii) Do as directed.

(iii) Do as directed.

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