NCERT Solutions for Class 5 English Chapter 9 – The Lazy Frog

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Question 1:

What did the frog do all day?

Answer

The frog keeps on resting on a log of wood the whole day.

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Question 2:

Besides lazy, what other word can you think of to describe the frog? (Hint: how he behaved with his mother…,when a lady frog walked by…)

Answer

The frog besides being lazy is also rude and proud.

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Question 3:

Complete the sentences with reference to the poem.

(i) When the frog’s mother called him, he pretended to______________________

(ii) When a lady frog hops by, he does not even ___________________________

Answer

(i) When the frog’s mother called him, he pretended to sleep.

(ii) When a lady frog hops by, he does not even open up one eye.

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Question 4:

Did you like the frog’s behaviour?

Answer

No, I did not like the frog’s behaviour because he is very rude to his mother.

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Question 1:

Refer to the poem and understand.

The frog loved to laze and lie around all day.

He did not like to do any work at all.

Now make true sentences about yourself!

Write about the people you like, a game you play, a hobby, a habit you have. You may use the following clues.

I love………………………………………………………………..

I like…………………………………………………………………

I don’t mind……………………………………………………….

I don’t like…………………………………………………………

I hate………………………………………………………………..

Try and find out the same from your family members also.

Answer

Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based on their own experiences and observations.

I love to play football. I like to read books. I don’t mind doing my homework. I don’t like to go for shopping. I hate watching television.

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Question 1:

Add one more matching word to each pair. One has been done for you.

logfrogdog
shirkwork________________
vaindeign________________
preferringhearing________________
heapkeep________________
pastlast________________
waysay________________
What kind of words are they?________________

Answer

 

logfrogdog
shirkworkburp
vaindeignmain
preferringhearingclearing
heapkeepleap
pastlastcast
waysaylay
What kind of words are they?Rhyming words