KSEEB Solution Class 9 English Second Language – The Three Questions
|The Three Questions
The Three Questions Class 9 English Karnataka Board Kannada
UNIT – 2
THE THREE QUESTIONS
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1.) What thought came to the king?
Answer: The king thought that he would never fail if he knew three things.
2.) Write the three questions for which the king wanted to have answers.
Answer: The following were the three questions for which the king wanted to have answers:
- What is the right time to begin something?
- Who should a king listen to?
- What is the most important thing for a king to do?
3.) Was the king satisfied with the answers? If ‘yes’, why? If ‘no’, why?
Answer: No, the king wasn’t satisfied with the answers because everyone answered differently.
4.) Who did the king decide to seek advice from?
Answer: The king decided to seek the advice of a certain hermit, who was widely known for his wisdom.
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1.) How did the king treat the wounded person?
Answer: The king washed and covered it with his handkerchief, but the blood would not stop flowing. Then the king re-dressed the wound until at last the bleeding stopped.
2.) Why did the bearded man swear revenge on the king?
Answer: The bearded man swore revenge on the king because the king had killed the man’s brother and seized his property.
3.) Who had wounded the man and why?
Answer: The king’s bodyguard recognized the man as their enemy and wounded him.
4.) Why did the man say that he would serve the king as his most faithful servant?
Answer: The king had saved the man’s life by dressing his wounds so he was grateful towards him.
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1.) What did the king promise the man?
Answer: The king not only forgave the man but also promised to give back the man his property.
2.) The hermit said that the king had been answered. If you agree, what was the answer to the first question?
Answer: Yes, the king’s questions were answered by his own actions. The most important time to do is “now.” It is most important time because it is only time we have any power to act. It was because of it, the king took pity and helped the hermit in digging and also dressed the wounded man.
3.) Why did the hermit say that he was the most important man?
Answer: The hermit was the most important man because if he hadn’t given the spade for digging the beds, he wouldn’t have gone away and the bearded man would have attacked the king.
4.) According to the hermit,‘now’ is the most important time. Why?
Answer: ‘Now’ is the most important time. It is the most important time becauseit is the only time we have any power to act.
5.) What according to the hermit, was the most important business?
Answer: The most important business is to do that person good, because we are sent into this world for that purpose alone.
Study the words
V1.) Each of the following sentences has two blanks. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate form of the words given in brackets. One is done for you.
e.g., Shankar has _______to help me. Do you think he will remember his_____? (promise)
Shankar has promised to help me. Do you think he will remember his promise?
1.) Thejudge said that only fresh evidence would make him change his judgment. (judge)
2.) I didn’t notice any serious difference of opinion among the debaters, although they differ from one another over small points. (differ)
3.) It’s a fairly simple question to answerbut will he accept my answer as final? (answer)
4.) Hermits are wise men. How they acquire their wisdom no one can tell. (wise)
5.) It isn’t necessarythat necessity should always be the mother of invention. (necessary)
6.) The committee has decided to make Jagadish captain of the team. The decision is likely to please everyone. (decide)
7.) Asking for forgiveness is as noble as willingness to forgive. (forgive)
V2.) Fill in the blanks using the phrases given in brackets. Look up a dictionary if necessary. (Use them in their correct forms)
The old father be weary of his mischievous son. The son was known for his bad deeds everywhere. He was so tired of his son’s misdeeds that often there used to be bitter quarrels between them. The old man decided not to care for him anymore.
One day the son was knocked down by a speeding vehicle. His condition was so serious that the father decided to make peace with the son. He pour in all he had on the treatment of his son. He look after him in such way that the son come round very soon.
Re-write the above paragraph starting as under.
A smart school going boy was kidnapped by some rogues engaged in trafficking of children. The incident was seen by a few pedestrians Some youth standing nearby was requested to save the boy. The boy was saved by the youth who ran after the rogues. The bravery of the youth was appreciated by the onlookers.
Task 2.) Complete the paragraph using the passive forms of the verbs given in brackets.
The World Environment Day is observed (observe) on June 5th every year. Millions of saplings are planted (plant) by responsible citizens, world over. In schools and colleges, students are given(give) the task of picking all non-bio-degradable materials like plastic. They are told(tell) how to keep the environment free of pollution.