The Adventures of Toto Class 9 Extra Questions and Answers CBSE English Chapter 2 NCERT Moments Extract Based Questions MCQs Short Answer Questions Long Answer Questions and Value Based Questions
THE ADVENTURES OF TOTO
Extract Based Questions
(i) Who referred as ‘little fellow’ in above extract?
(ii) How much money Grandfather had paid to buy the monkey?
(iii) Who is author of the lesson from which above extract has been taken?
(iv) Which word in the extract mean ‘fastened’ in above extract.
(iv) Which word in the extract mean ‘personal’ in above extract.
(i) Who has been referred as ‘he’ in above extract?
(ii) What has been referred to by the word ‘it’ in above extract?
(iii) Which phrase in the extract mean ‘lift something quickly’?
(iv) From which chapter above extract has been taken?
(i) To whom dies the word ‘she’ refer to in above extract?
(ii) Why Toto’s presence was kept a secret?
(iii) Where was Toto kept on the first day?
(iv) What word of the extract is synonym of ‘hidden’?
(i) To which place Grandfather was going?
(ii) Why did Grandfather take up this ‘trip’?
(iii) Whom did Grandfather take along with him?
(iv) Which word in the extract is synonym of ‘journey’?
(v) Which word in the extract is antonym of ‘earlier’?
(i) Who is being referred as ‘his’ in above extract?
(ii) Why do you think the bag was jumping?
(iii) To which station the journey referred in the extract was being taken up.?
(iv) Which word in the extract mean ‘display’?
(v) Which word in the extract is antonym of ‘frequently’?
(i) Who is being referred as ‘poor man’ in above extract?
(ii) Where did the incident referred in the extract occur?
(iii) How much fare grandfather had to pay for the animal?
(iv) Which phrase in the extract mean ‘surprised’?
(v) Which word in the extract is antonym of ‘happiness’?
(iv) Which other animal Grandfather was carrying in his pocket?
(i) Who is referred as ‘he’ in above extract?
(ii) Who is Nana?
(iii) Who was troubling Nana?
(iv) Which word in the extract mean ‘reason’?
(i) Who is being referred to as ‘he’ in above extract?
(ii) Which quality of ‘he’ is described through above extract?
(iii) What does the word ‘it’ represent in above extract?
(iv) Which word in the extract is synonym of ‘attempt’?
(v) Which phrase in the extract mean ‘catch’?
(i) Who is referred as ‘he’ in above extract?
(ii) Where did ‘he’ find the plate of rice?
(iii) Who had screamed at ‘him’?
(iv) Which word in above extract is synonym of ‘stayed’?
Short Answer Questions (30-40 words)
Answer: Toto was kept in the bedroom of the narrator on its arrival.
Grandmother always fussed whenever Grandfather brought a new animal. To hide Toto from her, they had kept Toto in the bedroom.
Answer: Grandfather was an animal lover. He saw a monkey with a tonga-driver. He thought it was not the right place for a monkey to be there. He purchased it from the tong-driver and brought it home.
Answer: Nana was a donkey kept in the private zoo of Grandfather. Toto used to bite ears of Nana. He would continue to hold ears of Nana between his teeth. This caused pain and fear in Nana.
Answer: Toto had become naughty. He was troubling other animal of the house.
He had started causing damage to property of house. The family was not well to do. They could not afford financial loss.
Hence Toto was returned to tonga-driver.
Answer: Toto wrenched the peg out of the wall. He tore blazer of narrator into shreds. He removed the decorative wallpaper from walls of the bedroom. The walls looked naked with brick and plaster.
Answer: Once Toto had picked up a dish of pullao from the dining table. When Grandmother screamed at him, he threw a plate at her. When aunt rushed forward, Toto threw water at her face. He wanted to keep them away.
Answer: Grandfather had decided to take Toto with him to Saharanpur. He had kept Toto in a bag. Toto was jumping in the bag. So the bag was rolling and jumping. Thus people got curious.
Answer: The ticket collector prodded tortoise with his forefinger. He determined that it was not a dog.
As per rules, fare could be charged only for a dog. Thus he did not charge any fare for tortoise.
Answer: Toto used its tail to hang from branches of tree. He also used to scoop up any delicacy that was beyond the reach of his hands. He used it as his third hand.
Long Answer questions (120-150 words)
Answer: On the first day Toto was kept in the bedroom of narrator. He tore the blazer into shreds and removed the decorative wallpaper from walls.
While being taken in a bag to Saharanpur, Toto kept jumping in the nag to become attraction of onlookers. He poked his head out to get detected by ticket collector.
If anybody laughed at him while he was taking bath, he would refuse to take bath. Once he had almost boiled himself in hot water.
Once he had taken a dish of pullao from dining table. He attacked Grandmother with a plate and threw water on the face of aunt. Later he ran out of window and sat on the jackfruit tree. He threw the plate on the ground to break it into pieces.
Thus Toto was a naughty animal.
Answer: Grandfather had a private zoo of his own. He had made a cage in the area of servant’s quarter to keep his animals. He had a donkey called Nana. He also had a pair of rabbits, a tame squirrel and a pet goat in his private zoo.
He was in the habit of bringing new birds and animals for his private zoo. Grandmother always made a fuss whenever such instances took place.
Grandfather once saw a monkey with a tong-driver. He thought it was the right place for a monkey. He brought it home.
Above incidents indicate that Grandfather was a lover of animals.
Answer: Grandfather had to go to Saharanpur to collect his pension. He took Toto with him in a canvas bag. The bag was strong enough so that Toto could not tear it.
While Grandfather was showing his ticket to the ticket collector, Toto took out his face from the bag, he ginned at the ticket collector. Ticket collector wanted to charge fare for the animal.
As per rules fare could be charged only for dogs. So he insisted that Toto was a dog. No amount of argument could convince the ticket collector.
Grandfather took out a pet tortoise from his pocket and asked if he would need to pay for it as well. The ticket collector prodded it with his forefinger. He declared that it was not a dog so fare could not be charged.
Finally, grandfather paid three rupees as fare for Toto.