NCERT Solutions for Class 9 English Beehive Chapter 3
Beehive Chapter 3: Question – Answers
- Beehive Chapter 3: The Little Girl
- Beehive Poem 3: Rain on the Roof
- Beehive Passages with questions answers
9 English Chapter 3: The Little Girl – Answers
9 English Poem 3: Rain on the Roof – Answers
Passages with Question Answer
I. Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow:
In the evening when he came home she stood near the staircase and heard his loud voice in the hall. “Bring my tea into the drawing-room… Hasn’t the paper come yet? Mother, go and see if my paper’s out there — and bring me my slippers.”
1. What was his first essentiality after entering the room?
2. When did hi return the house?
3. What do these lines show about the person mentioned above? See Answers
II. Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow:
One day, when she was kept indoors with a cold, her grandmother told her that father’s birthday was next week, and suggested she should make him a pin-cushion for a gift out of a beautiful piece of yellow silk.
1. What did she suggest Kezia?
2. What did Kezia’s grandmother tell her?
3. Why did Kezia mad a pin-cushion? See Answers
III. Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow:
“Oh, a butcher — a knife — I want Grannie.” He blew out the candle, bent down and caught up the child in his arms, carrying her along the passage to the big bedroom. A newspaper was on the bed. He put away the paper, then carefully tucked up the child. He lay down beside her. Half asleep still, still with the butcher’s smile all about her it seemed, she crept close to him, snuggled her head under his arm, held tightly to his shirt.
1. What was uttered by the little girl?
2. How did he help the little girl?
3. How did Kezia do then with the father? See Answers
Answers for passages
Answers for Passage I:
1. He asked to have a cup of tea into the drawing room.
2. He returned in the evening.
3. These lines show that he commanded in the house.
Answers for Passage II:
1. The grandmother suggested her to make a pin-cushion for her father’s birthday gift.
2. Kezia’s grandmother told her that her father’s birthday would in the following week.
3. She mad a pin-cushion for her father’s birthday.
Answers for Passage III:
1. The little girl uttered – a butcher – a knife. She was fearful and demanded Grannie.
2. He caught up the child in his arms and took her in his room.
3. Kezia put her head under his arm and held his shirt tightly.