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Q.1. She was fully recovered. What did she follow?
She was fully recovered but she still followed doctors advice-an hour of sunlight and lungful of fresh air everyday.
Q.2. What did the little ray say?
The little ray said that she could not stay back as she had given word to Saeeda. Her mother was ill and she needed their help.
Q.3. What did Saeeda tell to the Sun?
Saeeda told the Sun to come with more warmth and brightness, because her mother was sick and she needed his help.
Q.4. What did she do to pay the doctor’s fee and cost of medicine?
She sold out a few trinkets to pay the doctor ’s fees and cost of medicine.
Q.5. What happened when Saeeda’s mother was treated by variety of doctors?
When she was treated by variety of doctors, she showed signs of improvement but soon relapsed into her old, sick self.
Q.6. How did Saeeda’s mother react?
Saeeda’s mother was determined to follow doctor ’s instructions. She ordered to move her bed to the next room and said that she would sit under the sun on her charpoy daily for an hour.
Q.7. What did the little rays do to clear the clouds?
The little rays unitedly focused their heat on the clouds and forced them to give them way to reach the earth.
Q.8. Why do you think, Saeeda’s mother was suffering from so many ailments?
Saeeda’s mother was suffering from so many ailments because she was treated by a variety of physicians who were not specialists. They denied her normal food, fresh air and even sunlight.
Q.9. What is the message of the lesson ‘A Pact with the Sun’?
The message of the lesson is that if we are determined to do something, we can do it. The natural forces also help us to achieve what we need and desire. Saeeda loves her mother a lot and made a pact with the sunrays that they would reach the earth the next day. Her mother needed warmth of sunrays to get well. The doctor advised her to sit in the sun and breathe in fresh air to have her health improved.
The sunrays were true to their words and fulfilled the promise and reached the earth next day. The sun rays said they would be called liars if they did not fulfil their promise and nobody would believe them. This is the message of the lesson.
Q.10. What message does the story ‘A Pact with The Sun’ convey.
This story conveys two messages. Firstly, that old and sick people need sunshine and fresh air which helps to avoid many ailments like body ache, joint pain, asthma, jaundice etc. Secondly, this lesson has also taught us to keep our promise even if we have to go out of the way to fulfill it. This is what the little sun rays had done.