NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English for The Tiny Teacher
Question 1. The story of an ant’s life sounds almost untrue.
The italicised phrase means
(ii) too remarkable to be true.
(iii) not based on facts.
Question 2. Complete the following sentences.
(i) An ant is the smallest, _________________
(ii) We know a number of facts about an ant’s life because ___________
(i) An ant is the smallest, the commonest but the wisest insect.
(ii) We know a number of facts about an ant’s life because people have kept ants as pets, and have watched their daily behaviour closely.
Question 3. In what ways is an ant’s life peaceful?
An ant’s life is peaceful because they do their own work and never fight with other ants of the same group. They know sharing and contribution and do not interface in the other’s work.
Question 1. How long does it take for a grub to become a complete ant?
It takes five to six weeks for a grub to become a complete ant.
The jobs which the new ants are trained for are workers, soldiers, builders, cleaners, etc.
Soldiers live in barracks
And bird in nests ,
Much like a snake that rests
In a hole. No horse is able
To sleep except in a stable.
And a dog lives well,
Mind you, only in a kennel.
To say 'hi' to an ant, if you will,
You may have to climb an anthill.