NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English a Pact with the Sun Chapter 3 the Shepherd’s Treasure revised for academic session 2024-25 CBSE and State board students. Class 6 English Supplementary Chapter 3 is an interesting story as per the student’s point of view. Get here the Hindi translation of story to understand in an easy way.

Who visited the shepherd one day, and why?

The king of Iran visited the shepherd one day as he wanted to check the realty about the wisdom and friendly nature of shepherd. So, the king dressed himself like a shepherd and meet the wise shepherd.

(i) What did the iron chest contain?
(ii) Why did the shepherd always carry it?
(iii) Is it an example of the shepherd’s humility or wisdomor both?
Tiger is a carnivore because it eats only meat.
(i) The iron chest contained only an old blanket.
(ii) The shepherd always carried his blanket in the box because it was his oldest friend. It would protect him in case the king took away his post and power.
(iii) Yes, it is an example of the shepherd’s humility as well as wisdom.

Why did the other governors grow jealous of the shepherd?

The common shepherd was appointed the governor of a small district. He was very honest and hard worker so he was loved and honoured by the people. His fame spread all around the country. That is why the other governors grew jealous of the shepherd.

How did the king reward the new governor?
The king rewarded him with a promotion. He made him the governor of a much bigger province the same day.

Why was the new governor called to the palace?

The jealous governors poisoned the king’s ears against the new shepherd-governor. They reported that the new governor was dishonest. He always carried his ill-gotten treasure in an iron chest. So the king called him to reveal the truth.

Why was everyone delighted to see the iron chest on the camel’s back?

Everyone present in the palace was thinking that the iron-box contained treasure. The king will dismiss the shepherd if the governor’s report proved true. So, they were delighted do see the contents of the box.

The shepherd hadn’t been to school because
(i) he was very poor.
(ii) there were very few schools in those days.
(iii) he wasn’t interested in studies.
Choose the right answer.
(ii) there were very few schools in those days.

Class 6 English Chapter 3 The Shepherd’s Treasure
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