Class 5 English

Who will be Ningthou?

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Question 1: Where is Manipur on the map of India?

Answer: In the north-eastern part

Question 2: What language do the people of Manipur speak? (a) Assamese (b) Maithailon (iii) Mizo

Answer: Maithailon

Question 3: Who do you think should have been made the future king?

(a) Why do you think so?

Answer: Sanatombi is compassionate to everyone, even to animals and trees. So, she should be made the future queen.

(b) Who was made the future queen and why?

Answer: Sanatombi showed compassion towards the dead tree. So, she was made the future queen.

Question 4: Write the meanings of the following in English

(a) Tunggi Ningthou

Answer: Future King

(b) Thouro Thouro

Answer: Bravo Bravo

(c) Phajei Phajei

Answer: Wonderful Wonderful

(d) Shagol thauba nupa

Answer: Such fine horsemen

Question 5: Fill in the correct word in the blanks and complete the story

  1. In a forest, there ………….(live/lives/lived) a goblin named cruel.
  2. One day, he ……………(meet/met/meets) an old man wandering in the forest.
  3. Immediately, Cruel …………….(leap/leaps/leapt) on to the old man’s shoulders and …………….(order/orders/ordered) him, “Let’s go. Move fast.”
  4. The frightened old man ……………..(obey/obeys/obeyed) the nasty goblin and ………….(walk/walks/walked) on.
  5. As they ………….(move/moves/moved) on, he ………….(notice/notices/noticed) that the goblin’s feet were very tender.
  6. The old man ……………(ask/asks/asked) Cruel, “Sir, how are your feet so soft and tender?”
  7. Cruel ………….(reply/replies/replied) “I have taken a vow that I will not touch the ground with my feet, till I wash them.”
  8. They soon ……..(come/comes/came) to a pool. The goblin …………..(instruct/instructs/instructed) the old man to wait for him while he ………………(enter/enters/entered) the pool.
  9. The old man ………(think/thinks/thought) to himself, “Now that the goblin has wet his feet, he does not need me.
  10. Let me run for my life or he will surely eat me up.” So he ……………..(run/runs/ran) off.

Answer: (a) lived, (b) met, (c) leapt, ordered, (d) obeyed, walked, (e) moved, noticed, (f) asked, (g) replied, (h) came, instructed, entered, (i) thought, (j) ran


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