NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English Honeycomb Chapter 9 A Bicycle in Good Repair & Poem 9 Garden Snake is given below. 7th English Chapter 9 comprehension check, working with the text, working with language, speaking and writing skills. Visit to NCERT Solutions of other subjects. Download CBSE Offline Apps for Class 7 all subjects.
|Subject:||English – Honeycomb|
|Chapter:||A Bicycle in Good Repair|
NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English Honeycomb Chapter 9
Honeycomb Chapter 9: Question – Answers
- Honeycomb Chapter 9: A Bicycle in Good Repair
- Honeycomb Poem 9: Garden Snake
- Honeycomb Passages with questions answers
7 English Chapter 9: A Bicycle in Good Repair – Answers
7 English Poem 9: Garden Snake – Answers
Passages with Question Answer
I. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
A man I knew proposed one evening we should go for a long bicycle ride together on the following day, and I agreed. I got up early, for me; I made an effort, and was pleased with myself. He came half an hour late; I was waiting for him in the garden. It was a lovely day. He said, “That’s a good-looking machine of yours. How does it run?”
1. Name the lesson and the writer.
2. Who was the man who proposed?
3. Which ‘machine’ is referred to here? See Answers
II. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
He said, “This is dangerous; have you got a hammer?” I ought to have been firm, but I thought that perhaps he really did know something about the business. I went to the tool shed to see what I could find. When I came back he was sitting on the ground with the front wheel between his legs. He was playing with it, twiddling it round between his fingers; the remnant of the machine was lying on the gravel path beside him.
1. What was dangerous according to him?
2. What do you mean by ‘the remnant of the machine’?
3. What did the friend say about the bearings? See Answers
III. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
Thus encouraged, he set to work to refix the gear-case. He stood the bicycle against the house, and worked from the off side. Then he stood it against a tree, and worked from the on side. Then I held it for him, while he lay on the ground with his head between the wheels, and worked at it from below, and dropped oil upon himself. Then he took it away from me, and doubled himself across it till he lost his balance and slid over on to his head.
1. Who is ‘he’ here?
2. What is ‘it’ referred to here?
3. How was he encouraged? See Answers
Answers for passages
Comprehension Passage I – Answers
1. The name of the lesson is ‘A Bicycle in Good Repair’ and the writer is Jerome K. Jerome.
2. ‘The man’ who proposed was writer’s friend.
3. The writer’s bicycle is the ‘machine’ here.
Comprehension Passage II – Answers
1. The wobbling of the front wheel was dangerous according to him.
2. The ‘remnant of the machine’ means remaining parts of the machine.
3. The friend said that the bearings had been all wrong.
Comprehension Passage III – Answers
1. The narrator’s friend is ‘he’ here.
2. ‘It’ referred to the narrator’s bicycle here.
3. He was encouraged because the narrator had spoken words of appreciation for him. The narrator told him that he had been impressed by his skill and confidence.
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