NCERT Solutions for Class 5 English Chapter 7 – Crying

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Question 1:

According to the poet, should you cry a little or should you cry a lot?

Answer

According to the poet, we should cry a lot.

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Question 2:

What can you do after crying a lot?

Answer

You can take a bath after crying a lot.

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Question 3:

(i) Read the first two lines of the poem. Is the mood

happy?sad?angry?jealous?upset?

(ii) In the last few lines the mood of the poet has changed. What is it now?

very happyangrycheerfulsadjealous

Answer

(i)  Sad

(ii) Cheerful

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Question 4:

Are these sentences right or wrong?

(i) The poet says you must not cry much. (    )

(ii) The poet says that you should cry till your pillow is soaked. (    )

(iii) The poet says that after crying you should open the window and laugh so that people will see that you are happy. (   )

(iv) The poet says that you should open the window and show people that you are crying. (    )

Answer

(i) False

(ii) True

(iii) True

(iv) False

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Question 1:

Where do you cry? What are the things that make you cry?

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answer based on their own experiences and observations.

I cry in the bathroom. I usually cry when I get a scolding from my parents.

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Question 2:

Can you cry when you are happy?

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answer based on their own experiences and observations.

No, I cannot cry when I am happy.

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Question 3:

Which are the things that make you happy? In what ways do you show your happiness?

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answer based on their experiences and observations.

Eating food and playing football makes me happy. I scream loudly to show my happiness.

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Question 1:

dashbashsplashcashtrash
steertearcleardeerdear
showerpowertowerflowermower
pokedcroakedsoakedstrokedjoked
weptkeptcreptleaptslept

Answer

Disclaimer: Students are advised to practice this on their own.

dashbashsplashcashtrash
steertearcleardeerdear
showerpowertowerflowermower
pokedcroakedsoakstrokedjoke
weptkeptcreptleaptslept

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Question 1:

The word happiness ends in-nees and comes from the word happy. Write three words that end in the same way. Which words do they come from? ____________________ ness; ____________________ ____________________ ness; ____________________ ____________________ ness; ____________________

Answer

Politeness; Politeness Heartlessness; Heartlessness awareness; Awareness

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Question 1:

Fill in the blanks with the exact feeling word.

(i) The tourists were ___________ to see the beautiful Taj Mahal. (amazed, shocked, worried)

(ii) The lights went out suddenly. I was alone and _____________. (worried, shocked, frightened)

(iii) He has been ill for a long time and his parents were __________. (unhappy, worried, angry)

(iv) The shopkeeper was ____________when he saw his safe wide open with all his money missing. (unhappy, shocked, angry)

Answer

(i)   amazed (ii)  frightened (iii) worried (iv) shocked

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Question 1:

Narrate an incident when you have experienced happiness, excitement, surprise. You can use the following clues.

With whom… When did it happen… Why… Where…

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answer based on their own experiences and observations.

One morning, I found my pet dog missing at home. I was worried about where he could be. He slept with me in my bed the last night. He was not well so I took him to vet the day before he was missing. I spent the whole day to find him. It was only in the evening that the vet called me up and informed me that he was sitting near his hospital. I rushed towards the hospital and was extremely glad to see him after these long hours.

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Question 1:

When you have something serious to think about then you have food for thought.

Here’s some FOOD FOR YOUR THOUGHT!

Tomatoes are red, beans are green A brinjal has a crown, just like a queen. Potatoes are brown, onions are pink Carrots have juice, which I can drink. Vegetables make me healthy and wise So eat some daily with roti and rice.

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the image.

Answer

Tomatoes are red, beans are green A brinjal has a crown, just like a queen. Potatoes are brown, onions are pink Carrots have juice, which I can drink. Vegetables make me healthy and wise So eat some daily with roti and rice.