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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English A Pact With The Sun Chapter 6 The Monkey and the Crocodile

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English A Pact With The Sun Chapter 6 The Monkey and the Crocodile

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English A Pact With The Sun Chapter 6 The Monkey and the Crocodile

Questions

Question:- 1. The monkey was happy living in the fruit tree, but his happiness was not complete. What did he miss?

Answer:-  Answer: The monkey was happy living in the fruit tree, but his happiness was not complete because he had no one with whom he could talk or exchange fruits. He felt very lonely there.

 

Question:- 2. What did the two friends generally talk about?

Answer:- The crocodile and the monkey became close friends. They talked about birds and animals of the forest. They also talked about the problems that farmers faced when the rains didn’t come.

 

Question:- 3. Why was the crocodile’s wife annoyed with her husband one day?

Answer:- Answer: The crocodile’s wife was annoyed with her husband one day since the crocodile had arrived home late that day and she had to manage the small crocodiles all by herself.

 

Question:- 4. Why was the crocodile unwilling to invite his friend home?

Answer:- Answer: The crocodile’s wife wanted to eat the monkey’s heart.  The crocodile did not want to betray his best friend.  As a result, he refused to comply with her demands.

 

Question:- 5. What did the crocodile tell the monkey midstream?

Answer:- Midstream, the crocodile informed the monkey that he would have to dive under water to kill the monkey and feed the monkey’s heart to his wife as a dinner.

 

Question:- 6. How did the monkey save himself?

Answer:- He come up with a strategy for saving his life. He said that he would happily give away his heart to his friend’s wife, but he had left his heart on the tree, which was unfortunate.  To get the heart, the dumb crocodile swam back to the tree. This way the monkey managed to save himself by leaping onto the tree.

 

Question:- 7. What does the last sentence of the story suggest? What would the crocodile tell his wife?

Answer:- The crocodile had become sadder and wiser. He would have told his wife about all that had happened, including how she had shattered a great friendship due to her insecurity and selfishness.