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Class 7 English Honeycomb Poem 7 Extract Based Question Answers - Poem 7 - Dad and the Cat and the Tree

Q1: Read the extract given below and answer the following questions.
“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 father ask mother to stand away?
Ans:
Father asks mother to stand out of the way that she might not get hurt.

(ii) How did father make an attempt to save the Cat for the Second time?
Ans: 
For the second time, instead of climbing up the ladder, he swung himself on a branch.

(iii) Was he successful in saving the cat this time?
Ans: 
No, he was not successful because the branch that he swung himself upon broke and he fell again.

(iv) What does mother Warn him?
(a) 
To give up
(b) To bring the cat down immediately
(c) To beware of dogs
(d) Not to fall again
Ans: (d)

(v) How does father react at this?
(a) 
He finds it a funny joke
(b) He needs it seriously
(c) He obeys her advice
(d) He waits for the right way
Ans: (a)

(vi) Mum Warned Dad to
(a) take medicines regularly.
(b) climb up the tree carefully.
(c) walk Slowly.
(d) stay silent.
Ans: (b)

Q2: Read the extract given below and answer the following questions.
Then he climbed up high
On the garden wall.
Guess what?
He didn’t fall!
He gave a great leap
And he landed flat
In the crook of the tree-trunk
Right on the cat!
The cat gave a yell
And sprang to the ground,
Pleased as Punch to be
Safe and sound.
So it’s smiling and smirking,
Smug as can be,
But poor old Dad’s
Still
Stuck
Up
The
Tree!

(i) Why do you think he climbed on the garden wall?

Ans: He climbed on the wall to take a great leap to climb the tree.

(ii) Where did he land?
Ans: 
He landed in the crooked part of the tree and on the top of the cat.

(iii) What did the cat do to save itself?
Ans: 
The cat shrieked and sprang on the ground to save itself.

(iv) Who turned out to be victorious?
Ans:
The cat saved itself whereas ‘Dad’ was stuck on the tree trunk. So the cat would be called as vic¬torious.

Q3: Read the extract given below and answer the following questions.
He got out the ladder
From the garden shed.
It slipped. He landed
In the flower bed.
“Never Mind,” said Dad,
Brushing the dirt
Off his hair and his face
And his trousers and his shirt,
“We’ll try Plan B. Stand
Out of the way!”
Mum said, “Don’t fall
Again, O.K.?”

(i) From where did he bring the ladder?

Ans: He brought ladder from garden shed.

(ii) Where did he land?
Ans: He landed in the flower bed.

(iii) Why did Dad say ‘Nevermind’?
Ans: Dad said ‘Never mind’ because he was not discouraged by falling.

(iv) What was mother’s reaction when she heard about plan B?
Ans: Mother was worried when she heard of plan B.

Q4: Read the extract given below and answer the following questions.
He got out the leadder
From the garden shed.
It slipped. He landed
In the flower bed.
“Never mind,’ said Dad,
Brushing the dirt
Off his hair and his face.
And his trousers and his shirt,

(i) Does father lose all his hope of bringing the cat down?
Ans:
No, he doesn’t lose hope because climbing up a tree was a child’s play for him. Therefore he know that he would be successful in his Venture.

(ii) Write two pairs of rhyming words from the extract.
Ans:
Shed-bed; dirt-shirt

(iii) Does father lose hope?
Ans: 
No, father doesn’t lose hope because he had confidence in his skill of climbing up a tree.

(iv) Where did father bring the ladder from?
(a)
Garden
(b) Flower bed
(c) Cow shed
(d) Drawing room
Ans: (a)

(v) What happens after the poet’s father fall off the ladder?
(a)
He gives up.
(b) He gets up and goes to take rest.
(c) He gets up and plans for other trick.
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

(vi) Where all he cleans the dirt from?
(a)
His shirts and trousers.
(b) His hair and face.
(c) Both (a) and (d)
(d) Only (b)
Ans: (c)

Q5: Read the extract given below and answer the following questions.
“Funny joke!”
Then he swung himself up
On a branch. It broke.
Dad landed wallop
Back on the deck.
Mum said, “Stop it,
You’ll break your neck!”
“Rubbish!” said Dad.
“Now we’ll try Plan C.
Easy as winking
To a climber like me!”

(i) What was a ‘Funny joke’ for dad?

Ans: ‘When mother was worried that he might fall again.

(ii) What happened when he climbed again?
Ans: 
When ‘Dad’ climbed again, the branch broke and he fell down again.

(iii) What was their mother’s reaction when he fell?
Ans:
Mother asked him to stop climbing again as he would hurt himself.

(iv) How much easy was the ‘Plan C’?
Ans: 
Dad called Plan C as easy winking of eyes.

Q6: Read the extract given below and answer the following questions.
This morning a cat got
Stuck in our tree.
Dad said, “Right, just
Leave it to me.”
The tree was wobbly,
The tree was tall.
Mum said, “For goodness’
Sake don’t fall!”
“Fall?” scoffed Dad,
“A clipiber like me?
Child’s play, this is!
You wait and see.”

(i) Who is ‘me’ in the above lines?

Ans: ‘Me’ is the poet in the above lines.

(ii) What was the information given about the tree?
Ans: The tree was tall but wobbly.

(iii) Why was the mother scared?
Ans: The mother was scared because she knew that ‘Dad’ would hurt himself while saving the cat.

(iv) How can you say that father was confident?
Ans: He boasts of his climbing skills. He called it as a child’s play.

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