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NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English Honeycomb Chapter 1
Honeycomb Chapter 1: Question – Answers
- Honeycomb Chapter 1: Three Questions
- Honeycomb Poem 1: The Squirrel
- Honeycomb Passages with questions answers
7 English Chapter 1: Three Questions – Answers
7 English Poem 1: The Squirrel – Answers
Passages with Question Answer
I. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
When the king had dug two beds, he stopped and repeated his questions. The hermit gave no answer, but stood up, stretching out his hand for the spade, and said, “Now you rest, and let me work.”
But the king did not give him the spade and continued to dig.
- Name the lesson and the author.
- What were the king’s questions?
- Why did the king continue to dig? See Answers
II. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
The man felt better and asked for something to drink. The king brought fresh water and gave it to him. By this time the sun had set and the air was cool. The king with the hermit’s help carried the wounded man into the hut and laid him on the bed. The man closed his eyes and lay quiet. The king, tired by his walk and the work he had done, lay down on the floor and slept through the night.
- How did the man feel better?
- What time of the day was it?
- Why did the king sleep through the night? See Answers
III. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
Leaving the wounded man, the king went out of the hut and looked round for the hermit. Before going away he wished once more to get answers to his questions. The hermit was on his knees sowing seeds in the beds that had been dug the day before. The king went up to the hermit and said, “For the last time I beg you to answer my questions, wise man.”
- Why did the king look round for the hermit?
- What was the hermit doing then?
- How did the king address the hermit? See Answers
Answers for passages
Comprehension Passage I – Answers
- The name of the lesson is “The Three Questions” and the name of the author is “Leo Tolstoy”.
- The kin’s questions were (i). What is the right time to begin something? (ii). Which people should he listen to? (iii). What is the most important thing for him to do?
- The king continued to dig because the hermit was tired and the king wanted to help him.
Comprehension Passage II – Answers
- The mam felt better because the king and the hermit took good care of him. The king washed his wound and dressed it twice.
- It was late evening.
- The king was tired by his walk and the work he had done.
Comprehension Passage III – Answers
- The king looked for the hermit because he wished that before going he must get answers to his questions.
- The hermit was sowing seeds in the beds that had been dug the day before.
- The king addressed the hermit as ‘Wise man’.
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Why did the king want to know answers to three questions?
Why was the king advised to go to magicians?
In answer to the second question, whose advice did the people say would be important to the king?
What suggestions were made in answer to the third question?
Did the wise men win the reward? If not, why not?
How did the king and the hermit help the wounded man?
Who was the bearded man?
Why did he ask for the king’s forgiveness?
The king forgave the bearded man. What did he do to show his forgiveness?
What were the hermit’s answers to the three questions? Write each answer separately. Which answer do you like most, and why?
I like the answer for first question because time has the supreme power. It can take you to heights if you do something good and also make you fall on ground if you won’t. One should live and act according to present.
Imagine you are the king. Narrate the incident of your meeting the hermit.
After digging for many hours, I repeated my questions, but the hermit did not answer.
As evening was approaching and I thought of returning back. Suddenly, the hermit showed me a bearded man who was running towards us.
Imagine you are the hermit. Write briefly the incident of your meeting the king.
I greeted him and continued digging the ground. I was tired digging the ground; the king noticed this and offered his help. I agreed and gave my spade to him. After digging two beds in the ground the king repeated his questions, I ignored him again and rather asked him if he was tired and would like me to dig the ground. But he refused to do so and continued the task.
Evening approached and it seemed that he was ready to leave, at that very moment we saw a man running towards us.