English IV

Solutions Chapter 12 – The Milkman’s Cow

Page No 100:

Question 1:

milkman    mood    middle    refused    policeman    grocer     wrestler    ice-cream    prayed

Answer

1) Milkman: one who sells milk Example sentences: 1) The milkman comes in the morning. 2) The milkman refused to give us milk.

2) Mood: state of mind Example sentences: 1) I was not in a mood to talk to my sister. 2) Rakesh’s mood was not good after the exam.

3) Middle: at the center of something Example sentences: 1) It was raining during the middle of January. 2) The girls standing in the middle is very intelligent.

4) Refused: to reject Example sentences: 1) He refused to come at my party. 2) Rajesh refused to take the gift.

5) Policeman: a member of police force Example sentences: 1) The policeman was beating the murderer. 2) The policeman pointed a gun at me.

6) Grocer: one who sells food items Example sentences: 1) The grocer was busy cleaning his shop. 2) The grocer increased the price of the products.

7) Wrestler: one who fights Example sentences: 1) It was difficult to control the wrestler. 2) The wrestler won five medals in the last match.

8) Ice-cream: frozen dessert Example sentences: 1) I had a chocolate ice-cream after the dinner. 2) The ice-cream parlour was closed on Monday.

9) Prayed: to thank God Example sentences: 1) I prayed for better grades in my examination. 2) My mother prayed for my health.

Page No 101:

Question 1:

Why did the cow refuse to get up?

Answer

The cow refused to get up because she was in a bad mood.

Page No 101:

Question 2:

Name those who tried to make the cow move.

Answer

The policeman, milkman, grocer, wrestler tried to make the cow move.

Page No 101:

Question 3:

Who finally made the cow get up and how?

Answer

A little boy finally made the cow get up.  He made the cow chew the sheaf of tasty green. This made the cow get up and move to the side.

Page No 101:

Question 1:

As I walked to my school I saw… Take turns to continue the story of the cow on the road. Each child can say one line till the story is complete.

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer provided to you. Students are advised to write the answer based on their own experiences and observations.

Student 1: After eating the grass, the cow went to the other street to take rest.

Student 2: One man came and started beating her. She woke up in pain and started running after the cruel man.

Student 3: The other people seeing the cow running after the man started beating her more.

Student 4: One young man came and stopped the crowd from beating the cow. The cow was roaring in pain. The young man took her to the doctor immediately.

Page No 101:

Question 2:

We can make people do more things with kindness than with cruelty or force. Do you agree? What do you think? Tell the class about a time when you were kind to an animal.

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer provided to you. Students are advised to write the answer based on their own experiences and observations.

One day while coming home from school, I saw a puppy in the garbage shivering in cold. Her mother left him all alone over there with no food. I took him and gave him the little food I had from my lunchbox. I also gave him water in a bowl from my water bottle. As it was cold, I found a rag nearby with which I covered him to make him safe from the severe cold.

Page No 101:

Question 3:

Do you do an action always in the same way? (a) How do you talk to visitors? (b) How do you talk to your friends in the playground? (c) How do you talk to your teacher in the class?

Answer

Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based on their own experiences and observations.

(a) I always talk with respect to elders. (b) I talk very informally to my friends in the playground. (c) I talk smartly with my teacher in the class.

Page No 102:

Question 1:

Circle the words that describe the boy.

cruel clever big kind
happy gentle angry little

Answer

Page No 102:

Question 2:

Fill in the blanks using the words given at the end of the sentence.

(a)  Insects __________ crawl on the wall.
(can / cannot)
(b)  The grocer was _____________ to move the cow.
(able / unable)
(c)  It was _________ for the boy to make the cow get up.
(easy / difficult)
(d)  Children _________ walk on their heads.
(can / cannot)
(e)  Sometimes love and kindness may _________ where force will ________ .
(succeed / fail)
(f) We should be _________ to animals.
(kind / cruel)

Answer

(a)  Insects can crawl on the wall.
(can / cannot)
(b)  The grocer was unable to move the cow.
(able / unable)
(c)  It was easy for the boy to make the cow get up.
(easy / difficult)
(d)  Children cannot walk on their heads.
(can / cannot)
(e)  Sometimes love and kindness may succeed where force will  fail .
(succeed / fail)
(f) We should be kind to animals.
(kind / cruel)

Page No 103:

Question 1:

From the story, The Milkman’s Cow find the simple past tense of the action words given below and write them in the blanks. One has been done for you.

simple simple simple simple
present past present past
tense tense tense tense
pull pulled know _________
lead _________ learn _________
come _________ grow _________
say _________ pray _________
begin _________ tug _________

Answer

simple simple simple simple
present past present past
tense tense tense tense
pull pulled know knew
lead lead learn learnt
come came grow grew
say said pray prayed
begin began tug tugged

Page No 103:

Question 1:

Here is a limerick to make you laugh.

There was an old man who said, “How Shall I flee from that horrible cow? I will sit on the stile, And continue to smile, Which may soften the heart of the cow.”

Do you think if the man smiles at the angry cow she will be kind to him?

Answer

Yes, if the man smiles at the angry cow she will be nice to him.

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answer based on their own experience and observation.

Page No 104:

Question 1:

Complete what is missing in these drawings. What work do these men or women do?

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the images.

A milkman ___________________________
______________________________________
A grocer _____________________________
______________________________________
A policeman __________________________
______________________________________
An ice-cream man ____________________
______________________________________
A wrestler ___________________________
______________________________________

Answer

A milkman  delivers milk.
______________________________________
A grocer sells fruits and vegetables.
______________________________________
A policeman protects his citizens.
______________________________________
An ice-cream man sells ice-cream.
______________________________________
A wrestler is an athlete who fights for entertainment.

Page No 105:

Question 1:

Match pictures to the text and give an ending to the story by drawing the sixth picture. Give it a title.

Disclaimer: Kindly refer to the textbook for the images.

Answer

1. He is heavy. 2. He is young. 3. I am sad. 4. I am happy now! 5. They are strong. 6. We are finally home.

Page No 100:

Question 1:

milkman    mood    middle    refused    policeman    grocer     wrestler    ice-cream    prayed

Answer

1) Milkman: one who sells milk Example sentences: 1) The milkman comes in the morning. 2) The milkman refused to give us milk.

2) Mood: state of mind Example sentences: 1) I was not in a mood to talk to my sister. 2) Rakesh’s mood was not good after the exam.

3) Middle: at the center of something Example sentences: 1) It was raining during the middle of January. 2) The girls standing in the middle is very intelligent.

4) Refused: to reject Example sentences: 1) He refused to come at my party. 2) Rajesh refused to take the gift.

5) Policeman: a member of police force Example sentences: 1) The policeman was beating the murderer. 2) The policeman pointed a gun at me.

6) Grocer: one who sells food items Example sentences: 1) The grocer was busy cleaning his shop. 2) The grocer increased the price of the products.

7) Wrestler: one who fights Example sentences: 1) It was difficult to control the wrestler. 2) The wrestler won five medals in the last match.

8) Ice-cream: frozen dessert Example sentences: 1) I had a chocolate ice-cream after the dinner. 2) The ice-cream parlour was closed on Monday.

9) Prayed: to thank God Example sentences: 1) I prayed for better grades in my examination. 2) My mother prayed for my health.

Page No 101:

Question 1:

Why did the cow refuse to get up?

Answer

The cow refused to get up because she was in a bad mood.

Page No 101:

Question 2:

Name those who tried to make the cow move.

Answer

The policeman, milkman, grocer, wrestler tried to make the cow move.

Page No 101:

Question 3:

Who finally made the cow get up and how?

Answer

A little boy finally made the cow get up.  He made the cow chew the sheaf of tasty green. This made the cow get up and move to the side.

Page No 101:

Question 1:

As I walked to my school I saw… Take turns to continue the story of the cow on the road. Each child can say one line till the story is complete.

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer provided to you. Students are advised to write the answer based on their own experiences and observations.

Student 1: After eating the grass, the cow went to the other street to take rest.

Student 2: One man came and started beating her. She woke up in pain and started running after the cruel man.

Student 3: The other people seeing the cow running after the man started beating her more.

Student 4: One young man came and stopped the crowd from beating the cow. The cow was roaring in pain. The young man took her to the doctor immediately.

Page No 101:

Question 2:

We can make people do more things with kindness than with cruelty or force. Do you agree? What do you think? Tell the class about a time when you were kind to an animal.

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer provided to you. Students are advised to write the answer based on their own experiences and observations.

One day while coming home from school, I saw a puppy in the garbage shivering in cold. Her mother left him all alone over there with no food. I took him and gave him the little food I had from my lunchbox. I also gave him water in a bowl from my water bottle. As it was cold, I found a rag nearby with which I covered him to make him safe from the severe cold.

Page No 101:

Question 3:

Do you do an action always in the same way? (a) How do you talk to visitors? (b) How do you talk to your friends in the playground? (c) How do you talk to your teacher in the class?

Answer

Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based on their own experiences and observations.

(a) I always talk with respect to elders. (b) I talk very informally to my friends in the playground. (c) I talk smartly with my teacher in the class.

Page No 102:

Question 1:

Circle the words that describe the boy.

cruel clever big kind
happy gentle angry little

Answer

Page No 102:

Question 2:

Fill in the blanks using the words given at the end of the sentence.

(a)  Insects __________ crawl on the wall.
(can / cannot)
(b)  The grocer was _____________ to move the cow.
(able / unable)
(c)  It was _________ for the boy to make the cow get up.
(easy / difficult)
(d)  Children _________ walk on their heads.
(can / cannot)
(e)  Sometimes love and kindness may _________ where force will ________ .
(succeed / fail)
(f) We should be _________ to animals.
(kind / cruel)

Answer

(a)  Insects can crawl on the wall.
(can / cannot)
(b)  The grocer was unable to move the cow.
(able / unable)
(c)  It was easy for the boy to make the cow get up.
(easy / difficult)
(d)  Children cannot walk on their heads.
(can / cannot)
(e)  Sometimes love and kindness may succeed where force will  fail .
(succeed / fail)
(f) We should be kind to animals.
(kind / cruel)

Page No 103:

Question 1:

From the story, The Milkman’s Cow find the simple past tense of the action words given below and write them in the blanks. One has been done for you.

simple simple simple simple
present past present past
tense tense tense tense
pull pulled know _________
lead _________ learn _________
come _________ grow _________
say _________ pray _________
begin _________ tug _________

Answer

simple simple simple simple
present past present past
tense tense tense tense
pull pulled know knew
lead lead learn learnt
come came grow grew
say said pray prayed
begin began tug tugged

Page No 103:

Question 1:

Here is a limerick to make you laugh.

There was an old man who said, “How Shall I flee from that horrible cow? I will sit on the stile, And continue to smile, Which may soften the heart of the cow.”

Do you think if the man smiles at the angry cow she will be kind to him?

Answer

Yes, if the man smiles at the angry cow she will be nice to him.

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answer based on their own experience and observation.

Page No 104:

Question 1:

Complete what is missing in these drawings. What work do these men or women do?

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the images.

A milkman ___________________________
______________________________________
A grocer _____________________________
______________________________________
A policeman __________________________
______________________________________
An ice-cream man ____________________
______________________________________
A wrestler ___________________________
______________________________________

Answer

A milkman  delivers milk.
______________________________________
A grocer sells fruits and vegetables.
______________________________________
A policeman protects his citizens.
______________________________________
An ice-cream man sells ice-cream.
______________________________________
A wrestler is an athlete who fights for entertainment.

Page No 105:

Question 1:

Match pictures to the text and give an ending to the story by drawing the sixth picture. Give it a title.

Disclaimer: Kindly refer to the textbook for the images.

Answer

1. He is heavy. 2. He is young. 3. I am sad. 4. I am happy now! 5. They are strong. 6. We are finally home.

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