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NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - Honeycomb chapter 2 - A Gift of Chappals [Latest edition]

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Chapter 2: A Gift of Chappals

Comprehension CheckWorking with the TextWorking with LanguageSpeaking and WritingExtra Questions
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Comprehension Check [Page 22]

NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - Honeycomb Chapter 2 A Gift of ChappalsComprehension Check [Page 22]

Comprehension Check | Q 1 | Page 22

What is the secret that Meena shares with Mridu in the backyard?

Comprehension Check | Q 2 | Page 22

How does Ravi get milk for the kitten?

Comprehension Check | Q 3 | Page 22

Who does he say the kitten’s ancestors are? Do you believe him?

Comprehension Check | Q 4 | Page 22

Ravi has a lot to say about M.P.Poonai. This shows that

Which of these statements do you agree/disagree to?

  • he is merely trying to impress Mridu.

  • his knowledge of history is sound

  • he has a rich imagination.

  • he is an intelligent child.

Comprehension Check | Q 5 | Page 22

What was the noise that startled Mridu and frightened Mahendran? 

Comprehension Check [Page 28]

NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - Honeycomb Chapter 2 A Gift of ChappalsComprehension Check [Page 28]

Comprehension Check | Q 1 | Page 28

The music master is making lovely music. Read aloud the sentence in the text that expresses this idea.

Comprehension Check | Q 2 | Page 28

Had the beggar come to Rukku Manni’s house for the first time? Give reasons for your answer.

Comprehension Check | Q 3 | Page 28

“A sharp V-shaped line had formed between her eyebrows.” What does it suggest to you about Rukku Manni’s mood?

Working with the Text [Pages 29 - 30]

NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - Honeycomb Chapter 2 A Gift of ChappalsWorking with the Text [Pages 29 - 30]

Working with the Text | Q 1.1 | Page 29

Complete the following sentence.

Ravi compares Lalli’s playing the violin to ________________.

Working with the Text | Q 1.2 | Page 29

Complete the following sentence.

Trying to hide beneath the tray of chillies, Mahendran________________________________.

Working with the Text | Q 1.3 | Page 29

Complete the following sentence.

The teacher played a few notes on his violin, and Lalli____________________________________.

Working with the Text | Q 1.4 | Page 29

Complete the following sentence.

The beggar said that the kind ladies of the household___________________________________.

Working with the Text | Q 1.5 | Page 29

Complete the following sentence.

After the lesson was over, the music teacher  asked Lalli if__________________________________.

Working with the Text | Q 2 | Page 29

Describe the music teacher, as seen from the window.

Working with the Text | Q 3 | Page 29

(i) What makes Mridu conclude that the beggar has no money to buy chappals?

(ii) What does she suggest to show her concern?

Working with the Text | Q 4 | Page 29

“Have you children...” she began, and then, seeing they were curiously quiet, went on more slowly, “seen anyone lurking around the verandah?

(i) What do you think Rukku  Manni really wanted to ask?

(ii) Why did she change her question?

(iii) What did she think had happened?

Working with the Text | Q 5 | Page 29

On getting Gopu Mama’s chappals, the music teacher tried not to look too happy. Why?

Working with the Text | Q 6 | Page 29

On getting a gift of chappals, the beggar vanished in a minute. Why was he in such a hurry to leave?

Working with the Text | Q 7 | Page 30

Walking towards the kitchen with Mridu and Meena, RukkuManni began to laugh. What made her laugh?

Working with Language [Pages 30 - 31]

NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - Honeycomb Chapter 2 A Gift of ChappalsWorking with Language [Pages 30 - 31]

Working with Language | Q 1.1 | Page 30

Read the following sentence.

(a) If she knows we have a cat, Paati will leave the house.

(b) She won’t be so upset if she knows about the poor beggar with sores on his feet.

(c) If the chappals do fit, will you really not mind?

Notice that the sentence consists of two parts. The first part begins with ‘if’. It is known as if-clause. Rewrite each of the following pairs of sentences as a single sentence. Use ‘if’ at the beginning of the sentence.

 

Don’t tire yourself now. You won’t be able to work in the evening.

Working with Language | Q 1.1 | Page 30

Read the following sentence.

(a) If she knows we have a cat, Paati will leave the house.

(b) She won’t be so upset if she knows about the poor beggar with sores on his feet.

(c) If the chappals do fit, will you really not mind?

Notice that the sentence consists of two parts. The first part begins with ‘if’. It is known as if-clause. Rewrite each of the following pairs of sentences as a single sentence. Use ‘if’ at the beginning of the sentence.

 

Don’t tire yourself now. You won’t be able to work in the evening.

Working with Language | Q 1.2 | Page 30

Read the following sentences.

(a) If she knows we have a cat, Paati will leave the house.

(b) She won’t be so upset if she knows about the poor beggar with sores on his feet

(c) If the chappals do fit, will you really not mind?

Notice that each sentence consists of two parts. The first part begins with ‘if’. It is known as if-clause.

Rewrite each of the following pairs of sentences as a single sentence. Use ‘if’ at the beginning of the sentence

Study regularly. You’ll do well in the examination

Working with Language | Q 1.3 | Page 30

Read the following sentences.

a) If she knows we have a cat, Paati will leave the house.

(b) She won’t be so upset if she knows about the poor beggar with sores on his feet.

c) If the chappals do fit, will you really not mind? Notice that each sentence consists of two parts. The first part begins with ‘if’. It is known as if-clause.

Rewrite each of the following pairs of sentences as a single sentence. Use ‘if’ at the beginning of the sentence

Work hard. You’ll pass the examination in the first division

Working with Language | Q 1.4 | Page 30

Read the following sentences.

(a) If she knows we have a cat, Paati will leave the house.

(b)She won’t be so upset if she knows about the poor beggar with sores on his feet

(c )If the chappals do fit, will you really not mind?

Notice that each sentence consists of two parts. The first part begins with ‘if’. It is known as if-clause

Rewrite each of the following pairs of sentences as a single sentence. Use ‘if’ at the beginning of the sentence.

Be polite to people. They’ll also be polite to you

Working with Language | Q 1.5 | Page 30

Read the following sentences.

(a) If she knows we have a cat, Paati will leave the house.

(b) She won’t be so upset if she knows about the poor beggar with sores on his feet.

(c) If the chappals do fit, will you really not mind? Notice that each sentence consists of two parts. The first part begins with ‘if’. It is known as if-clause.

Rewrite each of the following pairs of sentences as a single sentence. Use ‘if’ at the beginning of the sentence

Don’t tease the dog. It’ll bite you

Working with Language | Q 2 | Page 30

Fill in the blanks in the following paragraph.

Today is Sunday. I’m wondering whether I should stay at home or go out. If I_________ (go) out, I__________ (miss) the lovely Sunday lunch at home. If I_________ (stay) for lunch, I_________ (miss)the Sunday film showing at Archana Theatre. I think I'll go out and see the film, only to avoid getting too fat.

Working with Language | Q 3.1 | Page 31

Complete the sentence below by appropriately using anyone of the following:

if you want to/if you don’t want to/if you want him to

Don’t go to the theatre__________________.

Working with Language | Q 3.2 | Page 31

Complete the sentence below by appropriately using anyone of the following:

if you want to/if you don’t want to/if you want him to

He’ll post your letter___________________.

Working with Language | Q 3.3 | Page 31

Complete the sentence below by appropriately using anyone of the following

if you want to/if you don’t want to/if you want him to

Please use my pen_____________________.

Working with Language | Q 3.4 | Page 31

Complete the sentence below by appropriately using anyone of the following:

if you want to/if you don’t want to/if you want him to

He’ll lend you his umbrella______________.

Working with Language | Q 3.5 | Page 31

Complete the sentence below by appropriately using anyone of the following:

if you want to/if you don’t want to/if you want him to

My neighbour, Ramesh, will take you to the doctor____________________.

Working with Language | Q 3.6 | Page 31

Complete the sentence below by appropriately using anyone of the following:

if you want to/if you don’t want to/if you want him to

Don’t eat it____________________.

Speaking and Writing [Page 31]

NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - Honeycomb Chapter 2 A Gift of ChappalsSpeaking and Writing [Page 31]

Speaking and Writing | Q 1.1 | Page 31

Discuss in small groups

• If you want to give away something of your own to the needy, would it be better to ask your elders first?

Speaking and Writing | Q 1.2 | Page 31

Discuss in small groups

• Is there someone of your age in the family who is very talkative? Do you find her/him interesting and impressive or otherwise? Share your ideas with others in the group.

Speaking and Writing | Q 1.3 | Page 31

Discuss in small groups

• Has Rukku Manni done exactly the same as the children? In your opinion, then, is it right for one party to blame the other?

Speaking and Writing | Q 2 | Page 31

Read the following.

A group of children in your class are going to live in a hostel.

•They have been asked to choose a person in the group to share a room with.

•They are asking each other questions to decide who they would like to share a room with. Ask one another questions about likes/dislikes/preferences/hobbies/personal characteristics.

Use the following questions and sentence openings.

(i) What do you enjoy doing after school?

I enjoy...

(ii) What do you like in general?

I like...

(iii) Do you play any game?

I don’t like...

(iv) Would you mind if I listened to music after dinner?

I wouldn’t...

(v) Will it be all right if I...?

It’s fine with me...

(vi) Is there anything you dislike, particularly? Well, I can’t share...

(vii) Do you like to attend parties?

Oh, I...

(viii) Would you say you are...?

I think...

Speaking and Writing | Q 2 | Page 31

Read the following.

A group of children in your class are going to live in a hostel.

•They have been asked to choose a person in the group to share a room with.

•They are asking each other questions to decide who they would like to share a room with. Ask one another questions about likes/dislikes/preferences/hobbies/personal characteristics.

Use the following questions and sentence openings.

(i) What do you enjoy doing after school?

I enjoy...

(ii) What do you like in general?

I like...

(iii) Do you play any game?

I don’t like...

(iv) Would you mind if I listened to music after dinner?

I wouldn’t...

(v) Will it be all right if I...?

It’s fine with me...

(vi) Is there anything you dislike, particularly? Well, I can’t share...

(vii) Do you like to attend parties?

Oh, I...

(viii) Would you say you are...?

I think...

Extra Questions

NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - Honeycomb Chapter 2 A Gift of ChappalsExtra Questions

Extra Questions | Q 1

Who is Mridu and with whom Mridu went to Rukku Manni’s place?

Extra Questions | Q 2

Why was Ravi dragging Mridu towards the backyard?

Extra Questions | Q 3

Why were the red chilli kept in the backyard?

Extra Questions | Q 4

The beggar was leaning against what in Ravi’s garden?

Extra Questions | Q 5

Mridu had noticed in front of Meena’s house a pair of chappals. Whom did they belong to?

Extra Questions | Q 6

Who used to give away everything he had, which even included his gold earrings?

Extra Questions | Q 7

With whom did the music teacher compared Ravi with?

Extra Questions | Q 8

What was in the cat’s name that pleased Mridu?

Extra Questions | Q 9

How did Ravi link his cat with the Pallava kings?

Extra Questions | Q 10

What made Ravi feel that Lalli will never learn to play the violin?

Extra Questions | Q 11

Why Rukku Manni asked Ravi to send away the-beggar?

Extra Questions | Q 12

What did the beggar feel about the ladies of the household?

Extra Questions | Q 13

Describe Ravi’s character in the story.

Extra Questions | Q 14

Compare how the music teacher played the violin with that of Lalli’s.

Extra Questions | Q 15

Why was Ravi upset with the elders?

Extra Questions | Q 16

What is the moral of the story, elaborate it.

Chapter 2: A Gift of Chappals

Comprehension CheckWorking with the TextWorking with LanguageSpeaking and WritingExtra Questions

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