NCERT Solutions for Class 8 English Honeydew - NCERT Solution Chapter 16

The Duck and the Kangaroo (Poem) Class 8

Chapter 16 The Duck and the Kangaroo (Poem) Exercise Answers & Summary

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Working with the poem : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 99

Q1 :  

Taking words that come at the end of lines, write five pairs of rhyming words. Read each pair aloud.

For example, pond - beyond


Answer :

Five pairs of rhyming words are as follows:

(i) Hop - stop

(ii) Back - Quack

(iii) Duck - luck

(iv) Reflection - objection

(v) Bold - cold

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Q2 :  

Complete the dialogue.

Duck

:

Dear Kangaroo! Why don't you

___________________________

Kangaroo

:

With pleasure, my dear Duck,

though___________________________

Duck

:

That won't be a problem. I will

___________________________


Answer :

Duck: Dear Kangaroo! Why don't you give me a ride on your back?

Kangaroo: With pleasure, my dear Duck, though your feet are unpleasantly wet and cold and I might catch rheumatism.

Duck: That won't be a problem. I will wear worsted socks and cloak and smoke a cigar every day to keep out the cold.

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Q3 :  

The Kangaroo does not want to catch 'rheumatism'. Spot this word in stanza 3 and say why it is spelt differently. Why is it in two parts? Why does the second part begin with a capital letter?


Answer :

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Working with the poem
Question 1
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