1. The river is knee deep in summer. (Correct)
2. It is not easy to cross the river in summer. (Incorrect)
3. The river is straight. (Incorrect)
4. The river is dirty. (Incorrect)
5. Children play in the river. (Correct)
6. The village houses are situated far away from the river. (Incorrect)
7. The river fills itself up to the brim in summer. (Incorrect)
8. They enjoy a festival in the rainy season. (Correct)
B. Answer the following questions.
1. How is the river?
Answer – It is a little river with twists and turns.
2. Why is it easy to cross the river in summer?
Answer – It is easy to cross the river because it is just knee deep in summer.
3. Can the animals also cross the river in summer?
Answer – Yes, the animals can also cross the river in summer.
4. How do the river banks look like in summer?
Answer – The high river banks look very dry and clean in summer. The sand on the banks also glints with a golden gleam.
5. Why does the sand glint and gleam?
Answer – The sand glints and gleams due to sunlight as in the summer they are dry and clean.
6. Why do the jackals go there at night?
Answer – The jackals go there in search of prey.
7. On which side of the river is the village houses situated?
Answer – The village houses are situated on the other side of the river where there are groves of palm and mango trees.
8. In which season does the river fill upto the brim?
Answer – The River fills upto the brim in the rainy season.
9. How does the river water look?
Answer – The river water looks muddy in the rainy season.
10. Why do the villagers have a joyful mood?
Answer – The villagers have a joyful mood to celebrate the festival of the rain.
A. 1. Go through the poem and make a list of describing words.
Answer – The poem is full of describing words or adjectives. Following is a list of all such words –
Flock of mynah
Bed of kash
2. Pick up the rhyming words from the poem for the following words
and supply one word more for each.
Use the following words in your own sentences.
Burs, chatter, glints, catch, scrub, rings, mark
1. Burns: Fire burns the wood.
2. Chatter : Students were chattering in the class.
3. Glints: He was attracted by the glint.
4. Catch: Ram dropped the catch.
5. Scrub: The servant scrubbed the utensils.
6.Rings: the peon rings the bell.
7. Mark: He made a mark on the book.
Read the news extract about Advina Kant.
A girl from Korba, Chhattisgarh is the youngest child to have climbed one of the tallest peaks, Gourlata, in Chhattisgarh. The mountain peak is 4018 ft above sea level.
Given below are some more facts about Advina. With the help of these facts, write a small paragraph of 50-60 words on Advina.
1. climbed on 11 May 2015
2. age then was 5 year 10 months 03 days
3. not her first attempt
4. inspired by Bachendri Pal
5. first attempt at the age of four
6. her father Ram Kumar Kanth: a mountaineer.
7. climbed with a team of seven mountaineers.
Ans. Advina Kant, a remarkable young girl from Korba, Chhattisgarh, achieved a remarkable feat at the tender age of 5 years and 10 months by climbing the towering Gourlata peak on May 11, 2015. This incredible achievement was not her first attempt, as she had made her initial ascent at the age of four, showcasing her determination and passion for mountaineering. Inspired by the legendary mountaineer Bachendri Pal, Advina was also fortunate to have her father, Ram Kumar Kant, a seasoned mountaineer, as her guide and mentor during this remarkable accomplishment. She conquered the 4018 ft peak alongside a team of seven fellow mountaineers. Advina’s extraordinary achievement is a testament to her indomitable spirit and her love for adventure at such a young age.