Thursday, 30 April 2015

COMPREHENSION NO. 2

2. Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given at the end.
     On a hot summer day a fox felt very thirsty. He went about in search of water but could not find any water. At last he reached a well. He peeped into it. Unfortunately, he slipped and fell into the well. A goat happened to pass by the well and looked into it. What are you doing here uncle? The cunning fox replied. "Dear niece, I am enjoying a swim down here. It is very pleasant, come down and enjoy yourself too". The goat was also thirsty, she jumped into the well. 
QUESTIONS
1. What happened to the thirsty fox? 
2. Who passed by the well just then? 
3. What did the goat do? 
4. What did the goat say to the fox? 
5. What did the fox say in reply? 
6. Why did the goat jump into the well?
ANSWERS
1. The thirsty fox slipped and fell into a well.
2. A goat passed by the well just then.
3. The goat looked into the well.
4. The goat said to th fox, "What are you doing here uncle"?
5. The fox said in reply, "Dear niece, I am enjoying a swim down here. It is very pleasant, come down and enjoy youself too".
6. The goat jumped into the well because
(i) She was thirsty.
(ii) She was taken in by the cunning fox.

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