यह एक मशहूर कहानी है, जिसमें गुलीवर कई अजीबोगरीब जगहों पर जाता है। इस चैप्टर में ऐसी जगह ले बारे में बताया गया है जहाँ के लोग दैत्याकार हैं। आम इंसान उनके आगे कीड़े मकोड़ों के आकार के हैं। गुलीवर का जहाज जब किनारे पर रुकता है तो दैत्याकार लोगों को देखकर उसके साथी भाग जाते हैं और गुलीवर पीछे छूट जाता है। वे भयानक इंसान बुरे नहीं हैं। गुलीवर को देखकर वे कौतूहल में हैं लेकिन उसका कोई नुकसान नहीं पहुँचाते हैं। उनमे से एक गुलीवर को अपने घर ले जाता है। वहाँ पर उनकी पालतू बिल्ली भी किसी बैल के आकार की है। एक छोटा बच्चा गुलीवर को अपने मुँह में लेने की कोशिश करता है। बाद में उस बच्चे की माँ गुलीवर को बड़े प्यार से बिस्तर पर सुला देती है।
Question 1: Why did the captain send the men to the land?
Answer: The captain sent the men to the land to find water.
Question 2: Why did the men rush back to the ship?
Answer: The men rushed back to the ship because they saw giant creatures.
Question 3: Choose the correct answer.
(I) The giant carried a reaping hook because
Answer: (b) He was going to reap the corn
(II) They put Gulliver on the ground to look at him because
Answer: (c) They had never seen such a tiny man
(III) Gulliver was
Answer: (b) A sailor
Question 4: Name the creature to whom you would look like Gulliver. The creature is now extinct. The word begins with the letter D.
Question 5: From the text, write the sentence that tells you the following.
(a) The giant reapers were fascinated by Gulliver.
Answer: He looked at me curiously.
(b) Gulliver was a learned man.
Answer: I tried to speak to them loudly in several languages.
(c) The farmer’s son thought Gulliver was a toy.
Answer: On seeing me the child grabbed me from the table and put my head into his mouth.
(d) The farmer’s wife was a kind-hearted woman.
Answer: She put me on her own bed and covered me with a clean white handkerchief.
Question 1: Read the following sentences carefully.
The giant farmer’s voice was as loud as a bellowing trumpet.
The giant farmer’s voice was as loud as thunder.
When something is very cold, we say it is as cold as ice. This is because ice is very very cold.
Now complete the following. Use the words given in the box.
Red, slow, black, gentle, warm, strong, sweet, light, white
Answer: (a) Light, (b) slow, (c) sweet, (d) white, (e) strong, (f) black, (g) red, (h) warm, (i) gentle
Use the above expressions to complete the following sentences.
Answer: (a) snow, (b) ice, (c) tortoise, (d) feather
Create your own comparisons for the following.
Answer: (a) Giraffe, (b) Cheetah, (c) Skyscraper, (d) Lion, (e) Ant, (f) Soldier
Look at the following examples.
I was trying to climb over the fence when he giant saw me.
The farmer’s wife was stroking the cat when her one year-old son entered.
Both the actions were in the past. When the first one was going on in the past, the second one happened.
Question 1: Match the following and write complete sentences in the lines below.
|What was happening?||What happened?|
|I was writing a letter||The light went out.|
|Paul was looking out of the window||The bell rang|
|He was looking for his dog.||He noticed a lovely butterfly.|
|I was just completing the last answer||He fell off the ladder|
|The man was painting the wall||I met Arun|
|Amit was doing his homework||My pen ran out|
|My mother was cooking dinner||Ma’am said, “Stop writing.”|
Question 2: Now complete the following suitably
Answer: (a) I saw Atul, (b) he found a lost ring, (c) There was peak traffic when, (d) All students were making noise when
Question 3: When we compaare two things/people, we add –er or more to the describing word. When we compare three or more things/people, we add est or most to the describing word.
Complete the following by using the words easy or strong.
Answer: (a) easy, (b) easier, (c) easiest
Answer: (a) strong, (b) stronger, (c) strongest
Question 4: Correct the use of the describing words in the following sentences.
Answer: (a) simplest, (b) lighter, (c) better, (d) bad
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