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NCERT solutions for Class 8 English Honey Dew chapter 3 - Macavity : The Mystery Cat [Latest edition]

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Chapter 3: Macavity : The Mystery Cat

Working with the Poem
Working with the Poem [Pages 51 - 52]

NCERT solutions for Class 8 English Honey Dew Chapter 3 Macavity : The Mystery Cat Working with the Poem [Pages 51 - 52]

Working with the Poem | Q 1 | Page 51

Read the first stanza and think.

(i) Is Macavity a cat really?

(ii) If not, who can Macavity be?

Working with the Poem | Q 2.1 | Page 51

Complete the following sentence.

A master criminal is one who _____________________.

Working with the Poem | Q 2.2 | Page 51

Complete the following sentence.

The Scotland Yard is baffled because_______________.

Working with the Poem | Q 2.3 | Page 51

Complete the following sentence.

________because Macavity moves much faster than them.

Working with the Poem | Q 3 | Page 51

“A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through”. (Jules Verne)

Which law is Macavity breaking in the light of the comment above?

Working with the Poem | Q 4 | Page 52

Read stanza 3, and then, describe Macavity in two or three sentences of your own.

Working with the Poem | Q 5.1 | Page 52

Say ‘False’ or ‘True’ for the following statement.

Macavity is not an ordinary cat.

  • True

  • False

Working with the Poem | Q 5.2 | Page 52

Say ‘False’ or ‘True’ for the following statement.

Macavity cannot do what a fakir can easily do.

  • True

  • False

Working with the Poem | Q 5.3 | Page 52

Say ‘False’ or ‘True’ for the following statement.

Macavity has supernatural powers.

  • True

  • False

Working with the Poem | Q 5.4 | Page 52

Say ‘False’ or ‘True’ for the following statement.

Macavity is well-dressed, smart, and bright.

  • True

  • False

Working with the Poem | Q 5.5 | Page 52

Say ‘False’ or ‘True’ for the following statement.

Macavity is a spy, a trickster and a criminal, all rolled in one.

  • True

  • False

Working with the Poem | Q 6 | Page 52

Having read the poem, try to guess whether the poet is fond of cats. If so, why does he call Macavity a fiend and monster?

Working with the Poem | Q 7 | Page 52

Has the poet used exaggeration for special effects? Find a few examples of it and read those lines aloud.

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Chapter 3: Macavity : The Mystery Cat

Working with the Poem

NCERT solutions for Class 8 English Honey Dew chapter 3 - Macavity : The Mystery Cat

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