Understand and Answer
these questions with reference to the context.
‘ ”Oh, no! What am I going to do now?” ‘
Who said these words?
Ans. Gopal’s servant said these words.
What was the speaker worried about?
Ans. The speaker (servant) while dicing the mangoes could not
resist the temptation of eating one small piece of the mango. Soon he became
greedy and ate up all the pieces. This is the reason why the speaker was
How did the speaker try to solve the problem?
Ans. Speaker thought fast and
grabbed a rusty knife, rushed to his master and told him that he cannot cut the
mangoes with blunt knife. Gopal went to the sharpening wheel in the garden shed
to sharpen the blunt knife. Then, he ran out to meet the guest who was coming
and told him anxiously that his master wants to cut off both his ears. The
guest also saw Gopal sharpening his knife, so he fled away.
‘ “I’m not going in there!” ‘
Who said these words and to whom?
Ans. Gopal’s friend said these words to the servant.
Where would the speaker not go?
Ans. The speaker would not go to Gopal’s house.
Why did he say this?
Ans. He said so because Gopal’s servant told him that his master
wants to cut off his both ears.
Why did the children look forward Grandparent’s Day?
Ans. The children look forward Grandparent’s Day because this
day meant lots of fun to them. Storytelling, games, activities, and singing
were some of the things they do on that day.
How did Grandpa make his storytelling interesting for the children?
Ans. Grandpa would make his storytelling interesting by asking children
questions in between, sing a song or two and sometimes get them to wear masks
Where did Gopal send his servant? Why?
Ans. Gopal sent his servant to the market for buying the finest
What was the servant asked to do when he returned?
Ans. The servant was asked to dice
the mangoes and serve them as the guest arrives.
What did the servant tell Gopal about his friend? Why did he believe it?
Ans. Servant told Gopal that his friend has fled with mangoes. Gopal
believe the servant because all the mangoes were missing and he saw his friend
Who solved Grandpa’s riddle? What was the answer?
Ans. Meena solved Grandpa’s riddle. Answer of the riddle was
“The man bought an apple and ate”.
Think and answer
servant did not think before speaking. Do you think his lies were harmful to
Gopal and his guest?
Ans. His lies were harmful to Gopal and his guest because his
lies created misunderstanding between them which spoiled their friendship.