NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English A Pact With The Sun Chapter 9 What Happened to the Reptiles
Question:- 1. In what way is Pambupatti different from any other village?
Answer:-While people in neighbouring villages were fighting, the residents of Painbupatti lived in harmony. They weren’t fighting for the sake of religion or language. In this way, Pambupatti is different from any other village.
Question:- 2. Why is Prem determined not to return to his village?
Answer:- Prem was determined about not returning to his village since he experienced communal riots of hatred and division. He and other residents believed it was dangerous to live in a village where houses were being burned down, people were killing each other, and communal violence was common.
Question:- 3. Why did Makara dislike tortoises, snakes and lizards? Write a line about each.
Answer:- Makara disliked tortoises because of their slowness and stupidity, they even carried their houses on their backs. He also disliked snakes because they were slimy and they made funny noises. He also hated lizards because they were unpredictable due to their colour changes.
Question:- 4. What went wrong when the tortoises, snakes and lizards left the forest?
Answer:-There was a difficult period. In the absence of tortoises, the forest became filled with the terrible smell of rotting fruits and fish. Rats multiplied in the absence of snakes, and there were millions of insects in the forests without lizards.
Question:- 5. Why do you think Prem wants to tell the story of the reptiles to the people of his village?
Answer:- Prem wanted to tell his village’s people about the reptiles so that they would realise their error. He wished for them to stop hating each other and for the violence to stop.
Question:- 6. Do you agree that it is difficult not to go along with someone who is very strong and powerful? Express your views frankly and clearly.
Answer:- Yes, it is really tough to refuse to follow someone who is extremely strong and powerful. This is due to a fearful state of mind.
Question:- 7. If you were a baby crocodile, would you tell Makara that he was wrong? What would you say to convince him?
Answer:- Yes, I would tell Makara that he is incorrect if I were a baby crocodile. I’d tell him that all the bad things in the forest, like the decay and the rise in rats, frogs, and insects, were caused by him sending the tortoises, snakes, and lizards away.