CBSE Class 5 English Race of the rivers Assignment

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1) Paddled

2) Shallows

3) Screaming

4) Hesitated

5) Impatient

6) Pebbles

7) Surprise

8) Gleaming

9) Amazement

10) Believe


1) Khasi – a language spoken in Meghalaya.

2) Lum Shyllong – the highest point in the Khasi Hills.

3) sier – a red deer.

4) rhododendrons – bushes with colourful flowers.

5) Sylhet – a region in Bangladesh.

6) meandering – curving and bending.

7) Rupa tylli –a broad , flat, silver necklace.

8) chorused – said the same thing at the same time.

Answer the following.

1) How did the two sisters spend their days?

Ans) The two sisters spent their days playing with each other and enjoying nature.

2) Why did Ka Ngot expect Ka Iew to suddenly gush down and surprise her?

Ans) Ka Ngot expected Ka Iew to suddenly gush down and surprise her because Ka Iew was usually much faster than Ka Ngot and jumped out of hiding places to surprise her.

3) Why did the people call Ka Ngot, ‘Rupa tylli’?

Ans) People called Ka Ngot ‘Rupa tylli’ because she glittered in the sun like the sliver necklace worn by Khasi women.

Make sentences.

1) Powerful

2) Waited

3) Gentle


The Restless Kangaroo

Hard Words

1) Pouch 2) Tucked 3) Stamped 4) Sneezed 5) Gazed

6) Obvious 7) Paws 8) Scratched 9) Blinked 10) Tugged


1) Stand watch – guard

2) Antlers – horns

3) Snorted – breathed noisily

Answer these questions.

1) When we trouble someone knowingly we are called ‘naughty’ . However , in the story the director says, ‘I don’t think he is naughty. He is just a restless little kangaroo’. Why do you think the director says so?

Ans) The director says that the Joey is just a ‘restless’ kangaroo because the Joey doesn’t realize he is troubling his mother.

2) By the end of the story Tanga did not live in pen any more. She was moved to a big cage in the zoo’s main building. Imagine you are Tanga and give two reasons for the following:

a) I like this arrangement very much because……

Ans) The floor is smooth and comfortable to sleep peacefully.

b) I miss my old pen because…….

Ans) I am in a cage in a building.

2) Does the story have a happy ending? Explain.

Ans) Yes, because it is a win win situation for the people and the joey.

Make sentences

1) sharp

2) whispered

3) restless

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