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NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - An Alien Hand chapter 6 - I Want Something in a Cage [Latest edition]

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Chapter 6: I Want Something in a Cage

Comprehension CheckExerciseExtra Questions
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Comprehension Check [Pages 38 - 39]

NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - An Alien Hand Chapter 6 I Want Something in a CageComprehension Check [Pages 38 - 39]

Comprehension Check | Q 1 | Page 38

Write ‘True’ or ‘False’ against each of following statements.

(i) Mr. Purcell sold birds, cats, dogs and monkeys. ____

(ii) He was very concerned about the well-being of the birds and animals in his shop. _____

(iii)He was impressed by the customer who bought the two doves. _____

(iv)He was a successful shopowner, though insensitive and cold as a person. _____

Comprehension Check | Q 2 | Page 38

Why is Mr. Purcell compared to an owl?

Comprehension Check | Q 3 | Page 38

From the third paragraph pick out

(i) words associated with cries of birds,

(ii) words associated with noise,

(iii) words suggestive of confusion and fear.

Comprehension Check | Q 4 | Page 39

“...Mr. Purcell heard it no more than he would have heard the monotonous ticking of a familiar clock.” (Read para beginning with “It was a rough day...”)

(i)What does ‘it’ refer to?

(ii) Why does Mr. Purcell not hear ‘it’ clearly?

Comprehension Check [Page 42]

NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - An Alien Hand Chapter 6 I Want Something in a CageComprehension Check [Page 42]

Comprehension Check | Q 1 | Page 42

Do you think the atmosphere of Mr Purcell’s shop was cheerful or depressing? Give reasons for your answer.

Comprehension Check | Q 2 | Page 42

Describe the stranger who came to the pet shop. What did he want?

Comprehension Check | Q 3 | Page 42

(i) The man insisted on buying the doves because he was fond of birds. Do you agree?

(ii) How had he earned the five dollars he had?

Comprehension Check | Q 4 | Page 42

Was the customer interested in the care and feeding of the doves he had bought? If not, why not?

Exercise [Page 42]

NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - An Alien Hand Chapter 6 I Want Something in a CageExercise [Page 42]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 42

Discuss the following topic in groups.

Why, in your opinion, did the man set the doves free?

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 42

Why did it make Mr. Purcell feel “vaguely insulted”?

Extra Questions

NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - An Alien Hand Chapter 6 I Want Something in a CageExtra Questions

Extra Questions | Q 1

What was Purcell’s source of earning?

Extra Questions | Q 2

Describe Mr. Purcell’s daily routine at the shop.

Extra Questions | Q 3

What surprised Mr. Purcell one day?

Extra Questions | Q 4

Why did the customer hate Mr. Purcell?

Extra Questions | Q 5

Why did the customer free the imprisoned doves?

Extra Questions | Q 6

How did the customer feel after freeing the doves?

Extra Questions

NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - An Alien Hand Chapter 6 I Want Something in a CageExtra Questions

Extra Questions | Q 1

What type of shopkeeper was Mr. Purcell?

Extra Questions | Q 2

Bring out a contrast between Mr. Purcell and the customer.

Chapter 6: I Want Something in a Cage

Comprehension CheckExerciseExtra Questions

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