The Mighty Ant is a story based on the moral “Pride Hath a fall”. In the story, you read about an ant named Rocky. He began to think of himself as the mightiest creature on earth but learnt a lesson in the end. You have already read about word meaning and a summary of the story in the previous post. Today I am providing you with The Mighty Ant Question Answers and Grammar in Context. Let’s get started with today’s post:
The Mighty Ant Question Answers
Stop, Think and Write Page No. 13
1. Who was Rocky?
Ans. Rocky was a strong and hardworking ant living in the anthill.
2. Who did Rocky meet on his way? What did Rocky say to her?
Ans. On his way Rocky meta brown fox. He said to the fox that he is Mighty Rocky. He asked the fox to move out of his way else he will eat it up.
Stop, Think and Write Page No. 16
1. Name the animals that Rocky met on his way. What did they think of him?
Ans. Rocky met a fox, a bear, a lion and an elephant on his way through the forest. They thought of the ant as a foolish creature.
2. How did Rocky want to teach the sea a lesson?
Ans. Rocky got angry when the sea did not move out of his way. He decided to teach the sea a lesson by drinking all his water.
3. What happened to Rocky in the end?
Ans. When Rocky bent down to drink the water of the sea a big wave came and threw Rocky into the sand. He fell on his back and got hurt.
4. What according to you is the moral of the story?
Ans. After reading the story we find out the moral of the story is, ‘Pride has a fall’.
Let’s Talk about Life Skills
Life skills are abilities for adaptive and positive behaviour that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of life.
- Communication, a life skill, is an important aspect of our behaviour. Discuss
Ans. Communication is a way to convey our message to others. Our way of communication reflects our behaviour. The way we communicate with our neighbours, friends and other people shows our manners.
- How should we behave with others?
Ans. We should behave nicely with others. Everyone should feel happy and joyful in our company. We should love the young ones and respect the elders. Our way of conversation should be polite.
- What does our behaviour speak about us?
Ans. Our behaviour reflects our personality to others. It tells us about what kind of person we are. Our behaviour shows how we are brought up and show our family background.
Grammar in Context
My name is Chinar. I am a large tree found in Kashmir. I have a dark bark and strong roots. I have a thick trunk and broad leaves. My leaves are green in summer and they turn brown in autumn. I give fresh air to the people. Birds make beautiful nests on my branches. I am about 30 metres tall.
Notice the words written in red. They tell us something about the nouns such as the tree, its bark, roots, leaves and height. They are adjectives.
Circle the adjectives in the following sentences.
- Ashiq bought yellow mangoes.
Ans. Ashiq bought yellow mangoes
- Prerna and Afia are good girls.
Ans. Prerna and Afia are good girls.
- The tall man was walking along with his small dog.
Ans. The tall man was walking along with his small dog.
- Dolma loves juicy fruits.
Ans. Dolma loves juicy fruits.
- Nina reads comic books.
Ans. Nina reads comic books.
- Rita loves green grapes.
Ans. Rita loves green grapes.
- Afan loves to eat yummy cakes.
Ans. Afan loves to eat yummy cakes.
- Simran bought pink frock from the market.
Ans. Simran bought a pink frock from the market.
- This is a big table.
Ans. This is a big table.
Match the adjectives with the nouns that they qualify.
Fill in the blanks with the below given adjectives.
hot, tall, green, cartoon, white, red, blue, big, comic, yellow.
i) a tall giraffe
ii) a white cat
iii) a hot day
iv) a blue sky
v) a cartoon film
vi) a big tree
vii) a red rose
viii) a green leaf
ix) a comic book
x) a yellow mango
That’s it about questions and answers of chapter The Mighty Ant. Hope this post has helped. Do share your views about this post in the comment section below: