MP Board Class 8th Special English Solutions Chapter 6 How Mowgli Joined the Pack
How Mowgli Joined the Pack Textual Exercise
Word Power (A) Match the words in column A with their meanings column B.
(B) Fill in the blanks with correct words given below :
stretched, handover, scoured, snarled, roared
- He ______ and yawned lazily.
- The dog ______ at us.
- We ______ the area for somewhere to pitch our tent.
- She put her foot down and the car ______ away.
- The old woman wanted to ______ the documents to the police.
Comprehension (A) Answer the following questions. Question 1.
Where did the pair of wolves live?
The pair of wolves lived in a cave in the Seeonee Hills. Question 2.
Father wolf says,” It is time to hunt again.” What time was it actually ?
It was evening. Question 3.
What did the ‘Law of the Jungle’ forbid ? Why?
The ‘Law of the Jungle’ forbade the animals to change their quarters without due warning Question 4.
What news did Tabaqui bring ?
Tabaqui, the jackal, brought the news that. Shere Khan, the tiger, had shifted his hunting grounds to the hills. Question 5.
Why was Father wolf annoyed ?
Father wolf was annoyed because Shere Khan, the tiger, had broken the ‘Law of the Jungle.’ Question 6.
Where was the Pack Council meeting held ?
The Pack Council meeting was held on a hilltop. Question 7.
What was the price at which the cub was bought to the Wolves Pack ?
The cub was bought to the Wolves Pack for the price of a newly killed bull. (B) Who says to whom? (i) Good luck be with you !
Tabaqui, the jackal, to Father wolf. (ii) The fool ! To begin a night’s work with that noise !
Father wolf to mother wolf. (iii) have never seen one, bring it here.
Mother wolf to father wolf. (iv) He may be a help in time.
Akela, the lone wolf, to Bagheera. (v) The cub is mine and to my teeth he will come in the end.
Shere Khan, the tiger, to mother wolf. (c) Say true of false.
- The couple of wolves have three cubs.
- Tabaqui teases mother and father wolves.
- Mother wolf was not delighted to see the man’s cub.
- Shere Khan was a lame tiger.
- Mother and father wolves were attracted to Mowgli.
Let’s Learn Read the short story and learn the use of articles. (A) Once there was a doctor. He was a greedy man. One day an ailing old man came to him. The doctor treated him carelessly. After some days the old man died. The sons of the man seized the doctor. They put him in a dark room and tied him with a long rope. In the night the doctor got loose from the rope. He escaped from the room. On the way he swam across the river also. When he reached home he found his son studying some medical books. He said “Listen my son, the first and the most important thing for a doctor to do is to learn to swim.”: Now insert suitable articles in the following story and complete it. ______ man decided to rob ______ bank in another town. He went to ______ Town and walked into ______ bank. He handed ______ note to one of cashiers
______ cashier read ______ note, which told him to give ______ man five lakh rupees. Afraid that he might have ______ gun, he did as he was told ______ man then walked out of ______ bank. How ______ ever, he had no time to spend ______ money because he was arrested ______ same day. He had made ______ mistake. He had written ______ note on ______ back of ______ envelope. And on ______ other side of ______ envelope was his name and address. The clue was quite enough for ______ police.
A, a, the, a, the, a, the, the, the, the, a, the, the, the, the, a, the, the, an, the, the, the, (B) Go through the table carefully. Then write complete sentences using the appropriate articles as given in the example :
- Mrs. Nagma teaches students. She is teacher.
- Mr. Ashok works in fields. He is a farmer.
- Mr. Ramesh sings songs. He is a singer.
- Mr. Pawan treats sick people. He is a doctor.
- Mr. Kasanya signals the train. He is a station master.
- Mrs. Kalpana looks after patientsShe is a nurse.
- Mrs. Khalida draws pictures-She is a painter
- Mr. Malvia brings letters. He is a postman.
- Mr. Sharma makes pots. he is a potter.
- Mrs. Alka acts in films. She is an acters.
Let’s talk Rinku the rabbit and Matru, the monkey are talking to each other about the Van Mela which is going to be held very soon. Complete the dialogues between the two with the help of the following clues: (stalls, eatables, swings, other animals, ice-cream, toys, carrots, bananas) Begin like this:
Rinku: Hello, Matru!
Matru : Hello Rinku !
Rinku : Have you heard about the Van Mela?
Mantru : Yes, I am very excited about it. I will visit it and enjoy swings there.
Rinku : There will be other ani mals too. We will visit all the stalls one by one.
Mantru: It will be a nice time for us. We will enjoy bananas.
Rinku : Why only bananas? I am very fond of ice-cream.
Mantru: OK! We all enjoy in our own way. We’ll buy toys and some eatables.
Rinku : Carrots also taste delicious We’ll buy them too. Let’s Read Here is the menu card of the Jungle Restaurant. On the basis of your reading of this menu card, answer the questions given below. Jungle Restaurant Menu Appetizers: Bhelpuri – Rs. 15.00
Aloo Chat spiced with coriander & tomatoes – Rs. 25.00
Crisp samosas – Rs. 15.00
Lassi with strawberry flavour – Rs. 20.00
Lassi with peach flavour – Rs. 26.00
Lassi with mango flavour – Rs. 24.00 Vegetarian Dishes: Palak Paneer – Rs. 30.00
Fragrant curry – Rs. 31.00
Mushrooms with tomato – Rs. 45.00
Curd Sauce – Rs. 20.00 Chutneys: Mango chutney – Rs. 10.00
Coconut chutney – Rs. 12.00 Desserts: Kesar badaam – Rs. 80.00
Kheer – Rs. 28.00
Rasmalai – Rs. 38.00
Pine apple sherbet – Rs. 21.00 All dishes are accompanied with (1) Fragrant Basmati raisin pulao (2) Raita (3) Green salad
Seeonne Hills, Pench Dist. Seeonee Question 1.
Where is the Jungle Restaurant situated ?
The Jungle Restaurant is situated on Seeonne Hills, Pench Dist. Seeonee. Question 2.
Which item is moderately priced at the Jungle Restaurant?
Mango chutney is moderately priced at the Jungle Restaurant. Question 3.
Which things are supplied free with all the dishes?
Fragrant Basmati raisin pulao, raita and green salad. Question 4.
How many varieties of “Lassi” are available in the restaurant? Write their names.
There are three varieties of “Lassi” available in the restaurant.
Their names are –
- Lassi with strawberry flavour
- Lassi with peach flavour
- Lassi with mango flavour.
Which are your favourite items? What is their price ?
My Favourite items are kesar badaam and kheer. Their prices are –
Kesar badaam – Rs. 80.00
Kheer. – Rs. 28.00 Let’s Write Maniya’s mother had to make all the arrangements for the trip to the Pench National Park. She has made a list of things to do. Complete the list.
Things to do
- Ticket booking
- luggage packing
- taking raw materials for food
- arranging a video camera
- a music system.
(B) Look at the picture carefully.
Write a paragraph with the help of the following clues: Park, parents, sister, girls, hawker, mangoes, balloon, trees, newspaper, ball, icecream, children, skip, buy, eat etc.
In the morning I go to a nearby park for morning walk with my parents. Even in the early morning it is a very busy place. Hawkers begin to set their thelas outside the park. Girls skip. Children play different games and sports. My sister swings and my little brother flies kites. Some persons read newspaper sitting on the bench in the open air. Some persons do yogas and run along the ground. I like to walk and jog. It is nice and pleasant to be there enjoying nature in full. How Mowgli Joined the Pack Word Meanings