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|Subject:||English – Honeycomb|
|Chapter:||The Ashes that Made Trees Bloom|
NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English Honeycomb Chapter 4
Honeycomb Chapter 4: Question – Answers
- Honeycomb Chapter 4: The Ashes that Made Trees Bloom
- Honeycomb Poem 4: Chivvy
- Honeycomb Passages with questions answers
7 English Chapter 4: The Ashes that made Trees Bloom – Answers
7 English Poem 4: Chivvy – Answers
Passages with Question Answer
I. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
So the old man chopped down the tree and cut out of the middle of the trunk a section about two feet long. With great labour, partly by fire, partly by the chisel, he scraped out a hollow place as big as a small bowl. He then made a longhandled hammer of wood, such as is used for pounding rice. When New Years’ time drew near, he wished to make some rice pastry.
1. Which tree did the old man shop down?
2. How did the old man scrap out a hollow place?
3. What kind of hammer did he make? See Answers
II. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
The owner of the dog heard of the death of his pet and, mourning for him as if he had been his own child, went at night under the pine tree. He set up some bamboo tubes in the ground, such as are used before tombs, in which he put fresh flowers. Then he laid a cup of water and a tray of food on the grave and burned several costly sticks of incense. He mourned a great while over his pet, calling him many dear names, as if he were alive.
1. How did the owner of the dog prepare the grave for the dog?
2. What do you know about him from this?
3. Name the lesson and the author. See Answers
III. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
The covetous couple also heard the story, and, gathering up the remaining ashes of the mill, kept them to make withered trees blossom.
The kind old man, hearing that his lord, the daimio, was to pass along the high road near the village, set out to see him, taking his basket of ashes. As the train approached, he climbed up into an old withered cherry tree that stood by the wayside.
1. Which word in the passage means ‘greedy’?
2. What story did the covetous couple hear?
3. Name the lesson. See Answers
Answers for passages
Comprehension Passage I – Answers
1. The old man chopped down the pine tree over the grave of his pet dog.
2. The old man scrapped out a hollow place with great labour, partly by fire and partly by chisel.
3. He made a long handled hammer of wood, such as is used for pounding rice.
Comprehension Passage II – Answers
1. The owner of the dog set up some tubes in the ground such as are used for tombs in which he put fresh flowers. Then he laid a cup of water and a tray of food on the grave and burned several costly sticks of incense.
2. We know that he loved his dog very dearly as his own son.
3. The name of the lesson is ‘The Ashes that Made Trees Bloom’ and the author’s name is ‘William Elliot Griffis’.
Comprehension Passage III – Answers
1. The word ‘covetous’ in the passage means ‘greedy’.
2. The story they heard was that when the old farmer spread ashes on the bare cherry tree, it began to bloom.
3. The name of the lesson is ‘The Ashes that Made Trees Bloom’.
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