Q.1 : Whom does Golu ask, “Why don’t you ever fly like other birds?”
ANS : Golu asks his tall aunt, the ostrich, why she doesn't ever fly like other birds.
Q.2 : Which uncle of Golu had red eyes?
ANS : Golu's uncle hippopotamus had red eyes.
Q.3 : Golu’s relative did not answer his questions because
(i) they were shy,
(ii) the questions were too difficult.
(iii) Golu was a naughty baby.
ANS : Golu's relatives did not answer his questions because they were too difficult.
Q.4 : Who advised Golu to go the Limpopo river?
ANS : The maynah advised Golu to go to the Limpopo river.
Q.5 : Why did Golu go to the river?
ANS : Golu went to the river to find out what crocodile ate for dinner.
Q.6 : The crocodile lay on the bank of the Limpopo river. Golu thought it was
(i) a living crocodile
(ii) a dead crocodile
(iii) a log of wood.
ANS : The crocodile lay on the bank of the Limpopo river. Golu thought it was a log of wood.
Q.7 : What did the crocodile do to show that it was a real crocodile?
ANS : The crocodile shed its tears to show that it was a real crocodile.
Q.8: “Come here, little one, and I’ll whisper the answer to you.” The crocodile said this because
(i) he couldn’t stand up.
(ii) he wanted to eat Golu.
(iii) Golu was deaf.
ANS: The crocodile said this because he wanted to eat Golu.
Q.9: Who helped Golu on the bank of the river?
ANS : On the bank of the river Golu was helped by the python.
Q.10: Name two things the elephant can do with his trunk, and two he cannot.
ANS : The two things the elephant can do with his trunk are
(i) pluck a large bundle of grass
(ii) scoop up some mud from the bank and slap
on his head