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NCERT solutions for English - Honeysuckle Class 6 CBSE chapter 9 - Desert Animals [Latest edition]

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Chapter 9: Desert Animals

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Working with the Text [Page 117]

NCERT solutions for English - Honeysuckle Class 6 CBSE Chapter 9 Desert Animals Working with the Text [Page 117]

Working with the Text | Q 1.1 | Page 117

Talk to your partner and say whether the following statement is true or false.

No animal can survive without water.

  • True

  • False

Working with the Text | Q 1.2 | Page 117

Talk to your partner and say whether the following statement is true or false.

Deserts are endless sand dunes.

  • True

  • False

Working with the Text | Q 1.3 | Page 117

Talk to your partner and say whether the following statement is true or false.

Most snakes are harmless.

  • True

  • False

Working with the Text | Q 1.4 | Page 117

Talk to your partner and say whether the following statement is true or false.

Snakes cannot hear, but they can feel vibrations through the ground.

  • True

  • False

Working with the Text | Q 1.5 | Page 117

Talk to your partner and say whether the following statement is true or false.

Camels store water in their humps.

  • True

  • False

Working with the Text | Q 2.1 | Page 117

Answer the following question.

How do desert animals survive without water?

Working with the Text | Q 2.2 | Page 117

Answer the following question.

How do mongooses kill snakes?

Working with the Text | Q 2.3 | Page 117

Answer the following question.

How does the hump of the camels help them to survive when there is no water?

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Working with the Text [Page 117]

NCERT solutions for English - Honeysuckle Class 6 CBSE Chapter 9 Desert Animals Working with the Text [Page 117]

Working with the Text | Q 1 | Page 117

Read the words/phrases in the box. With your partner find their meaning in the dictionary.

Harsh conditions  harmless  survive  intruder

threatened  predators  prey  continually

Fill in the blanks in the following passage with the above words/phrases.

All animals in forests and deserts struggle to ______________________in ______________

___________________ . Though most of the animals are ___________________, some are

dangerous when _____________________. If an ___________________ is noticed, they attack

or bite to save themselves. They struggle __________________ for food and water.

Some animals are called ______________because they __________________ on other animals.

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Speaking [Page 118]

NCERT solutions for English - Honeysuckle Class 6 CBSE Chapter 9 Desert Animals Speaking [Page 118]

Speaking | Q 1 | Page 118

Look at these sentences.

  • Deserts are the driest places on earth.
  • Gerbils spend the hottest part of the day in cool underground burrows.

Now form pairs. Ask questions using a suitable form of the word in brackets. Try to answer the questions too.

Do you know

1. Which animal is the _______________________ (tall)?

2. Which animal runs the _______________________ (fast)?

3. Which place on earth is the _______________________ (hot) or the _______________________ (cold)?

4. Which animal is the _______________________ (large)?

5. Which is the ————————————— (tall) mountain in the world?

6. Which is the _______________________ (rainy) place on earth?

7. Which is the ________________________ (old) living animal?

Can you add some questions of your own?

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Thinking About Language [Pages 118 - 120]

NCERT solutions for English - Honeysuckle Class 6 CBSE Chapter 9 Desert Animals Thinking About Language [Pages 118 - 120]

Thinking About Language | Q 1 | Page 118

Look at these sentences.

  • Most snakes are quite harmless, but a few are poisonous.
  • Most snakes lay eggs, but the rattlesnake gives birth to its young.

Now write five sentences like these using ‘most’ and the clues below.

1. (90% of) people are honest (10%) are dishonest.
________________________

2. (Lots of) fruit have plenty of sugar, (some) citrus fruit are low in sugar.
________________________

3. (Every soft drink except this one) has lots of ‘empty calories’.
________________________

4. (The majority of) films are romances, (a few) are on other topics.
________________________

5. (A majority of) people agree that he is a good leader, (just a few) disagree.
________________________

Thinking About Language | Q 2.1 | Page 119

Look at these sentences.

  • Animals cannot survive for long without water.
  • So desert animals have to find different ways of coping.

The first sentence says what cannot happen or be done; the second tells us what must, therefore, be done, what it is necessary to do. Complete the sentence using cannot and have to/has to.

You —————————— reach the island by land or air; you —————————— go by boat.

Thinking About Language | Q 2.2 | Page 119

Look at these sentences.

  • Animals cannot survive for long without water.
  • So desert animals have to find different ways of coping.

The first sentence says what cannot happen or be done; the second tells us what must, therefore, be done, what it is necessary to do. Complete the sentence using cannot and have to/has to.

We —————————— see bacteria with our eyes; we —————————— look at them through a microscope.

Thinking About Language | Q 2.3 | Page 120

Look at these sentences.

  • Animals cannot survive for long without water.
  • So desert animals have to find different ways of coping.

The first sentence says what cannot happen or be done; the second tells us what must, therefore, be done, what it is necessary to do. Complete the sentence using cannot and have to/has to.

He ______ have a new bicycle now; he______ wait till next year.

Thinking About Language | Q 2.4 | Page 120

Look at these sentences.

  • Animals cannot survive for long without water.
  • So desert animals have to find different ways of coping.

The first sentence says what cannot happen or be done; the second tells us what must, therefore, be done, what it is necessary to do. Complete the sentence using cannot and have to/has to.

Old people often _______________ hear very well; they _______________ use a hearing aid.

Thinking About Language | Q 2.5 | Page 120

Look at these sentences.

  • Animals cannot survive for long without water.
  • So desert animals have to find different ways of coping.

The first sentence says what cannot happen or be done; the second tells us what must, therefore, be done, what it is necessary to do. Complete the sentence using cannot and have to/has to.

Road users ______________ do what they wish; they _____________ follow the traffic rules.

Thinking About Language | Q 2.6 | Page 120

Look at these sentences.

  • Animals cannot survive for long without water.
  • So desert animals have to find different ways of coping.

The first sentence says what cannot happen or be done; the second tells us what must, therefore, be done, what it is necessary to do. Complete the sentence using cannot and have to/has to.

 She ________________ accept this decision; she __________________question it.

Thinking About Language | Q 2.7 | Page 120

Look at these sentences.

  • Animals cannot survive for long without water.
  • So desert animals have to find different ways of coping.

The first sentence says what cannot happen or be done; the second tells us what must, therefore, be done, what it is necessary to do. Complete the sentence using cannot and have to/has to.

You ____________ believe everything you hear; you ____________ use your own judgement.

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Writing [Page 120]

NCERT solutions for English - Honeysuckle Class 6 CBSE Chapter 9 Desert Animals Writing [Page 120]

Writing | Q 1 | Page 120

Imagine you are journeying through a desert. Write a couple of paragraphs describing what you see and hear.

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Extra Question

NCERT solutions for English - Honeysuckle Class 6 CBSE Chapter 9 Desert Animals Extra Question

Extra Question | Q 1

Deserts have a very thin population. Why?

Extra Question | Q 2

What are some of the notable features told about snakes in the lesson?

Extra Question | Q 3

Where are rattlesnakes found?

Extra Question | Q 4

What does the author tell about mongooses?

Extra Question | Q 5

What do you learn in the lesson about camels?

Extra Question | Q 6

How do you define or describe a desert? Name some common desert animals. How do they survive?

Extra Question | Q 7

What information about snakes do you get in the lesson Desert Animals?

Extra Question | Q 8

What are some of the particular habits of the mongoose and the camel?

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Chapter 9: Desert Animals

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NCERT solutions for English - Honeysuckle Class 6 CBSE chapter 9 - Desert Animals

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