Gulliver’s Travels

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।

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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

  1. He was fighting with the other giants
  2. He was going to reap the corn
  3. He wanted to frighten Gulliver.

Answer: (b) He was going to reap the corn

(II) They put Gulliver on the ground to look at him because

  1. They had never seen a human before
  2. They thought he was a doll
  3. They had never seen such a tiny man

Answer: (c) They had never seen such a tiny man

(III) Gulliver was

  1. A farmer
  2. A sailor
  3. A dwarf
  4. A giant

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.

Answer: Dinosaur

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.




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