NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English Chapter 9 Poem Garden Snake

NCERT English - Class 7

Honeycomb (Poem)

Chapter 9: Garden Snake

Working with the Poem

Question 1:

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.

Do you need help with your Homework? Are you preparing for Exams?
Study without Internet (Offline)

Question 2:

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’.

Question 3:

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’