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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English A Pact With The Sun Chapter 1 A Tale of Two Birds

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English A Pact With The Sun Chapter 1 A Tale of Two Birds

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English A Pact With The Sun Chapter 1 A Tale of Two Birds

Questions

Question:- 1. How did the two baby birds get separated?

Answer:- The two baby birds lived with their mother in a nest on a tall shady tree. One day a strong wind  blown them away to the other side of the forest. As a result, they got separated from each other. 

 

Question:- 2. Where did each of them find a home?

Answer:- One of them find home in a cave where a gang of robbers lived. Whereas the other bird find home outside the ashram of a rishi at a little distance.

 

Question:- 3. What did the first bird say to the stranger?

Answer:-  The first bird noticed the stranger (the King), he asked the robbers to hurry up and rob the man’s jewellery and horse.

 

Question:- 4. What did the second bird say to him?

Answer:-  The second bird welcomed the King as he arrived at the ashram. He offered the stranger to enter the ashram, rest for a while, and make himself at comfortable. He also told king that the first bird was his brother, who had made friends with robbers and thus spoke in a robbery-like manner.

 

Question:- 5. How did the rishi explain the different ways in which the birds behaved?

Answer:-  Rishi told the king that the different ways of behaviour between the two birds was the result of the company in which they lived.

 

Question:- 6. Which one of the following sums up the story best?

(i) A bird in hand is worth two in the bush.

(ii) One is known by the company one keeps.

(iii) A friend in need is a friend indeed.

 Answer:- (ii) One is known by the company one keeps.