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NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English Honeycomb Chapter 19 – Garden Snake (Poem)



Working with the poem : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 137


Q1 : Answer the following questions.
(i) Pick out the line that suggests that the child is afraid of snakes.
(ii) Which line shows a complete change of the child’s attitude towards snakes? Read it aloud.
(iii) “But mother says that kind is good…” What is mother referring to?

Answer :

(i) The line that suggests that the child is afraid of snakes is ‘I saw a snake and ran away…’

(ii)The line that shows a complete change of the child’s attitude towards snakes is “There’s no mistake, it’s just a harmless garden snake!”

(iii)Mother is referring to the garden snake, which is harmless as it eats up only insects for its food.


Q2 : Find the word that refers to the snake’s movements in the grass.

Answer :
The word that refers to the snake’s movements in the grass is ‘wiggles’.


Q3 : There are four pairs of rhyming words in the poem. Say them aloud.

Answer :
The four pairs of rhyming words in the poem are as follows:
1. ‘Away’ and ‘say’

2. ‘Good’ and ‘food’

3. ‘Grass’ and ‘pass’

4. ‘Mistake’ and ‘snake’


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