NCERT Solutions for Class 8 English It So Happened Chapter 1

How The Camel Got His Hump Class 8

Chapter 1 How The Camel Got His Hump Exercise Answers & Summary

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Comprehension check : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 3

Q1 :  

What tasks, do you think, were assigned to the dog and the ox?


Answer :

The dog was assigned the task of fetching and carrying sticks, while the ox was assigned the task of ploughing.

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Q2 :  

Why did the camel live in the middle of the desert?


Answer :

The camel lived in the middle of the desert because it did not want to work. It ate sticks, thorns, and prickles, and when anybody spoke to it, it said “Humph!” and nothing more.

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Q3 :  

What made the dog, the horse and the ox very angry?


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Q4 :  

How did the Djinn know the horse was complaining against the camel?


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Q5 :  

The camel was looking at his own reflection in the pool. What does it suggest to you about the camel?


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Q6 :  

The camel said, "Humph" repeatedly. How did it affect him?


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Q7 :  

What, according to the Djinn, was the use of the "humph"?


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Q8 :  

"...he has never yet learnt to behave". In the light of this, what is the writer's opinion about the camel?


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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 6

Q1 :  

Discuss the following topic in groups.

Can this story be factually true?


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Q2 :  

Discuss the following topics in groups.

What, according to you, is the story about?

Consider the following

(i) How the world began.

(ii) Why everyone should do his/her share of work seriously.

(iii) How animals are important to humans.

(iv) How the camel got his hump.


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Q3 :  

Discuss the following topic in groups.

What did you do over the weekend? Were you generally active or idle? Please check your back before starting to discuss or answer the question.


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Discuss the following topic in groups.

There are broadly two categories of workers - those who prefer to do today what they can do tomorrow, and those who prefer to do tomorrow what they can do today. Where do you belong?


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