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Chapter 7: Packing

Chapter 7: Packing solutions [Page 89]

Q 1.01 | Page 89

Thinking about the Text
Discuss in pairs and answer question below in a short paragraph (30 − 40 words).

How many characters are there in the narrative? Name them. (Don’t forget the dog!).

Q 1.02 | Page 89

Thinking about the Text
Discuss in pair and answer question below in a short paragraph (30 − 40 words).

Why did the narrator (Jerome) volunteer to do the packing?

Q 1.03 | Page 89

Discuss in pairs and answer question below in a short paragraph (30 − 40 words.

How did George and Harris react to this? Did Jerome like their reaction?

Q 1.04 | Page 89

Discuss in pair and answer question below in a short paragraph (30 − 40 words.

What was Jerome’s real intention when he offered to pack?

Q 1.05 | Page 89

Discuss in pair and answer question below in a short paragraph (30 − 40 words.

What did Harris say after the bag was shut and strapped? Why do you think he waited
till then to ask?

Q 1.06 | Page 89

Discuss in pair and answer question below in a short paragraph (30 − 40 words.

What “horrible idea” occurred to Jerome a little later?

Q 1.07 | Page 89

Discuss in pair and answer question below in a short paragraph (30 − 40 words.

Where did Jerome finally find the toothbrush?

Q 1.08 | Page 89

Discuss in pair and answer question below in a short paragraph (30 − 40 words.

Why did Jerome have to reopen the packed bag?

Q 1.09 | Page 89

Discuss in pair and answer question below in a short paragraph (30 − 40 words.

What did George and Harris offer to pack and why?

Q 1.1 | Page 89

While packing the hamper, George and Harris do a number of foolish and funny thing. Tick the statements that are true.

(i) They started with breaking a cup.

(ii) They also broke a plate.

(iii) They squashed a tomato.

(iv) They trod on the butter.

(v) They stepped on a banana.

(vi) They put things behind them, and couldn’t find them.

(vii) They stepped on things.

(viii) They packed the pictures at the bottom and put heavy things on top.

(ix) They upset almost everything.

(x) They were very good at packing.

Q 2 | Page 89

What does Jerome say was Montmorency’s ambition in life? What do you think of
Montmorency and why?

Q 3.1 | Page 89

Discuss in group and answer the following question in two or three paragraphs (100
−150 words)

Of the three, Jerome, George and Harris, who do you think is the best or worst packer?
Support your answer with details from the text.

Q 3.2 | Page 89

Discuss in group and answer the following question in two or three paragraphs (100 −150 words)

How did Montmorency ‘contribute’ to the packing?

Q 3.3 | Page 89

Discuss in group and answer the following question in two or three paragraphs (100−150 words)

Do you find this story funny? What are the humorous elements in it?
(Pick out at least three, think about what happens, as well as how it is described.)

Chapter 7: Packing solutions [Pages 90 - 91]

Q 1 | Page 90

Thinking about Language
Match the words/phrases in Column A with their meanings in Column B.

A B
1. slaving (i) a quarrel or an argument
2. cgaos (ii) remove something from inside another thing using a sharp tool
3. rummage (iii) strange, mysterious. Difficult to explain
4. scrape out (iv) finish successfully, achieve
5. stumble over, tumble
into
(v) search for something by moving things around hurriedly or
carelessly
6. accomplish (vi) completer confusion and disorder
7. uncanny (vii) fall, or step awkwardly while waking
8. (to have or get into) a (viii) working hard
Q 2 | Page 90

Use suitable words or phrases from Column A above to complete the paragraph given below.
A Traffic Jam
During power cuts, when traffic lights go off, there is utter ____ at crossroads. Drivers add
to the confusion by ____ over their right of way, and nearly come to blows. Sometimes
passers-by, seeing a few policemen ____ at regulating traffic, step in to help. This gives
them a feeling of having ____ something.

Q 3 | Page 91

Look at the sentences below. Notice that the verbs (italicised) are all in their bare form.

The table below has some proverbs telling you what to do and what not to do. Fill in the blanks and add a few more such proverbs to the table.

 

Positive Negative
(i) Save for a rainy day. (i) Don’t cry over spilt milk.
(ii) Make hay while the sun shines. (ii) Don’t put the cart before the horse.
(iii) ____ before you leap. (iii) ____ a mountain out of a mole hill.
(iv) ____ and let live. (iv) ____ all your eggs in one basket.

Chapter 7: Packing

NCERT English Beehive Class 9

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NCERT solutions for Class 9 English - Language and Literature chapter 7 - Packing

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