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Dad and the Cat and the Tree Class 7 Worksheet English Honeycomb Chapter 1

Q.1. Read the following extract and answer the questions that follow :
“We’ll try Plan B. Stand Out of the way!”
Mum said, “ Don’t fall Again, O.K.?”
“Fall again? said, Dad.
“Funny joke!”
Then he swung himself up On a branch. It broke.
(i) Why does the father ask a mother to stand away?
(ii) How did the father make an attempt to save the cat for the second time?
(iii) Was he successful in saving the cat this time?

(i) Father asks the mother to stand out of the way so that she might not get hurt in the process of his climbing up the tree.  Since he has fallen in his first attempt to climb the tree and landed on the flower bed.
(ii) For the second time, instead of climbing up the ladder, he swung himself on a branch.
(iii) No, he was not successful because the branch that he swung himself upon broke, and he fell again.


Q.2. Describe Plan A and its consequences. Answer in the context of Dad and The Cat and The Tree.

Plan A was to use the ladder to climb up the tree and carry down the cat, but the ladder slipped and Dad fell into the flower bed.


Q.3. What was plan A in the story Dad and The Cat and The Tree?

According to Plan A, the father had to reach the treetop with the help of a ladder but this plan could not succeed as the ladder slipped and father fell on the ground. Thus the plan was a failure.


Q.4. What kind of poem is, Dad and the cat and the tree?
(a) Tragic
(b) Adventurous

(c) Humorous
(d) Romantic

Correct options is (c)
The poem is quite humorous as it showcases the irony that the poet's father who tried to rescue the cat himself got trapped in the tree.


Q.5. According to the poem, what is the meaning of 'child's play'?
(a) Interesting
(b) Impossible
(c) Easy
(d) Difficult

Correct options is (c)
Dad says that climbing a tree for a climber like him was a 'child’s play' which means an easy task.


Q.6. From where did the dad got the ladder in the poem, Dad and the cat and the tree?
(a) From a neighbouring house
(b) From the terrace
(c) From the shed
(d) From a shop

Correct options is (c)
The dad got the ladder from the shed and tried to get hold of the cat that got stuck in the tree.


Q.7. How many tricks did the dad use to rescue the cat?
(a) Seven
(b) Three

(c) Two
(d) Five

Correct options is (b)
The poet's father used three tricks to rescue the poor cat that accidentally got stuck in the tree.


Q.8. How did the father react when his mother advised him not to fall while rescuing the cat?
(a) He laughed
(b) He took her advice seriously
(c) He got petrified
(d) He got enraged

Correct options is (a)
The father laughed mockingly when his mother advised him not to fall again and be careful. He found her advice similar to a funny joke and paid no attention to it.

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