NCERT Words and Expression 1 (UNIT 9 Solutions)


1. Do you think animals have emotions?

Ans- I personally think that animals emotion.

2. Do you think most people care for animals? Why do you think so?

Ans- I think of  that most people scared of animals they are rear dogs and cats and keep them as pet  for safety measure.

3. What kind of animals can you keep as pets?

Ans- we can keep like pets lit dogs, cats, parrot etc. people foregion countries keep snakes, crocodiles, lions, tigers, as pet.

4. Are you scared of some animals? Why? 

Ans- Yes we scared of some animals because they  can't be trusted  though they have  a emotions and expenses them in various ways.

5. Can you name any endangered species? 

Ans- Some endangered species are Passengers pigeon, black rhinoceros quagga, tasmanan,tigers etc.

 6. What can people learn from animals? 

Ans- People can learn many things from animals like Loyality ,love, obedience, sincerity, mixing, easily ,etc. They attack hungry.


1. The writer says that the tree belonged to him because

Ans-(b) his grandfather was too old to climb it.

2. The tree was

Ans- (c) as old as Dehra Dun.

3. The writer could hide behind the trees because

Ans-(b) it had branches with thick green leaves.

4. Which of the following happened first in the story?

Ans-(b) the squirrel resented my presence

5. The main purpose of the last paragraph was

Ans- (c) to describe the writer’s friendship with the squirrel.

1. Which of the following best describes the tahr as a surefooted mountain goat?

Ans- (a) the mother was encouraging her young

2. Which of the following can replace “abandoning itself to its fate”?

Ans-(c) resigning to one’s luck

3. How was the kid encouraged to follow its mother?

Ans- The mother that encouraged. Per kid came to her. But the kid was afraid  though it desparately wanted to join its mother. Fearing that kid might do something fatel the mother went to a crack, climbed it and reached her young. 

4. Select the pair of words that tell us how the mother taught the kid:

Ans-(a) with agility and surefootedness

5. The mother goat feared that the kid “would do something foolish” like

Ans-(b) throw itself off the cliff


Now fill in the blanks with the appropriate adjective given in the brackets after every sentence.

(a) Children suffer in winter because of blocked nose. (blocking/blocked) (b) The Municipality was commended for the beautiful gardens. (beautified/beautiful) (c) The young students are looking for Protective buildings. (protective/protected) (d) My sister is a  Graceful dancer. (gracious/graceful) (e) We are thankful to his Extended hospitality. (extensive/extended)

2. Read the sentence from the chapter given below. 

Now read the sentences given below and try to find out the meaning of ‘got’ from the context. You may use a dictionary to know the use of ‘got’ in a variety of situations. Then write the meaning in the bracket provided.

(a) She got nothing for all the troubles she took. (Obtained )

(b) I requested her and she got a pillow for me. (Bought

(c) I got groceries from the market. ( Brought

(d) He got information from the Railway station. ( Obtained

(e) Rita got high marks in Economics. (Scored

(f) Vijayan could not play badminton as he had got his arm broken. ( his arm had broken or he possessed broken arm )


1. Adverbs You have already read about adverbs in Unit 1 of Beehive, Class IX. Adverbs are used to modify verbs. Use the adverbs given in the box appropriately to complete the passage below.

Project Tiger aims at the conservation of tigers. For this purpose, the government is creating forests for the tiger population. Geographical in 1973, there were only nine tiger reserves but Gradual the number has risen to fifty. These reserves are exclusively meant for tigers but many more other animals also find a habitat in these reserves. Consequently, the number of all types of wild animals is on the rise. Project Tiger now covers Initially 2.2% of the country’s total area.

2. Narrative present

We sometimes use the present tense to describe past events. This is called the ‘narrative present’. This has been explained in the lesson ‘Bond of Love’, Beehive, page no.121. Read again the explanation and exercises. Change the following narration given in the past tense using the present form and rewrite in the box provided.

Ans- The book is open on the boy’s lap, but he does not look at it. He sits with his eyes glued to the passing scenery outside the train’s window. The cattle graze in the fields. A child runs with a kite along the tracks. Flowers sway with the wind. The train enters slowly into the platform. When it stops, he thrusts his book into his pocket, picks it up and got out.


1. Read the story given here. Use inverted commas wherever necessary, punctuate the story and correct the spelling errors. Then rewrite the story in the space provided.

Ans-A little boy appeared under the store owner’s signboards, “Puppies for Sale.” “How much are you going to sell the puppies for?” he asked politely. The store owner replied, Anywhere from Rs 300 to Rs 500. I have Rs 150, the little boy said softly. Can I please look at them? The store owner smiled and whistled, and out of the kennel came five teeny, tiny balls of fur. One puppy was lagging considerably behind. Immediately the little boy singled out the lagging, limping puppy and said curiously, What’s wrong with that little dog? The owner explained that it had no hip socket, it would always be lame. The little boy became excited. That is the little puppy that I want to buy. The store owner said appologetically . No, you don’t want to buy that little dog. If you really want him. I’ll just give him to you. The little boy got quite upset. He looked straightly into the store owner’s eyes. Pointing his finger, he said, I don’t want you to give him to me. That little dog is worth every bit as much as all the other dogs and I’ll pay full price. In fact, I’ll give you Rs. 150 now, and 5 rupees a month until I have The store owner countered forcibly, You really don’t want to buy this little dog. It is never going at be able to run and jump and play with you like the other puppies. To this, the little boy slowingly reached down and rolled up his trousers leg to reveal a badly twisted, crippled left leg supported by a big metal brace. He looked up at the store owner and softly replied, Well, I don’t run so well myself, and the little puppy will need someone who understand it!

2. Rearrange each set of words to make sentences. Use appropriate punctuation marks. 


(a) It is a miserable thing to live in suspense.

(b) Experience has taught, us many lessons.

(c) All work and no play makes jack a dull boy.

(d) To drive a motor car requires car and skill

(e) At the end of the day the postman looked very tried.

1. Tick the correct answers as you listen. Complete the sentences using the correct answers after you have listened to the passage.

(a) For many reasons, wild animals are under constant threat.

(b) The natural wildlife habitat is decreasing in size. 

(c) The other reasons that threaten wildlife are hotter summer days and floods

(d) People kill wild animals illegally

(e) The environment for all the wild animals has become toxic because of pesticides and chemicals.



Discuss the picture with a friend. Together write an imaginary dialogue between the bear and the girl.

Girl :Hello I am scared of you. Though I stand near you. What prompts me to come to you is an internal feeling that you will not harm me.
Bear: Do not be afraid though I am known to squeeze the human beings to death. I have also feelings and other human emotions like love, affection ,kindness etc.
Girl : I think we can friends. Meeting Frequently shall make my fear vanish. Then I shall bring many things to eat for you
Bear: That would be nice. I like honesty the most. I shall also tell you by grunting and making different sounds,about myself and my family.
Girl: I shall be glad to see and meet other bears. Especially  the little cubs. They are so sweet and cute when I perceive them mentally or otherwise.
Bear: Yes you are right . I shall bring them next time when we will meet. All usually come in afternoons. I shall come you when I come here. 
Girl: We shall sit and exchange our feelings. You Shall Do so by gestures and little grunts.Who says Humans and animals cant be friends?
Bear:  You are right. That is also the irony. We live on the earth for some more years . Then death snatches us all. So we all must live in peace and with love


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