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Quiz over the stiry Rikki-tikki-tavi by Rudyard Kipling


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Why does Rikki-tikki leave his parents?

    • A.

      He gets lost while wandering.

    • B.

      A flood carries him away.

    • C.

      He is bored with family life.

    • D.

      A snake attacks him.

    Correct Answer
    B. A flood carries him away.
    Explanation
    Rikki-tikki leaves his parents because a flood carries him away. This implies that he is separated from his parents due to a natural disaster.

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  • 2. 

    Which moment helps to create suspense in the story?

    • A.

      Teddy's family warms Rikki-tikki over a small fire.

    • B.

      Rikki-tikki tickles Teddy unders his chin.

    • C.

      Darzee and his wife meet Rikki-tikki in the garden.

    • D.

      Teddy's father mentions snakes in the nursery.

    Correct Answer
    D. Teddy's father mentions snakes in the nursery.
    Explanation
    The moment when Teddy's father mentions snakes in the nursery helps to create suspense in the story because it foreshadows the potential danger that Rikki-tikki will face. The mention of snakes raises the stakes and adds a sense of urgency and anticipation to the plot, as the reader wonders how Rikki-tikki will confront and overcome this threat.

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  • 3. 

    A mement of suspense occurs in the story when

    • A.

      Teddy's family finds Rikki-tikki.

    • B.

      Rikki-tikki meets Darzee and his wife.

    • C.

      Nag enters the nusery.

    • D.

      Rikki-tikki hears Darzee singing.

    Correct Answer
    C. Nag enters the nusery.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Nag enters the nursery." This moment creates suspense because Nag is a dangerous snake who poses a threat to Teddy and his family. His presence in the nursery puts the family in immediate danger, and the readers are left wondering if Rikki-tikki will be able to protect them and defeat Nag. This event raises the stakes and adds tension to the story, making the readers eager to find out what will happen next.

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  • 4. 

    After Rikki-tikki kills Nag, you can predict that

    • A.

      Nagaina will leave the family alone.

    • B.

      The family will give Rikki-tikki a gift.

    • C.

      Darzee's babies will finally be safe.

    • D.

      Nagaina will try to get revenge.

    Correct Answer
    D. Nagaina will try to get revenge.
    Explanation
    After Rikki-tikki kills Nag, it can be predicted that Nagaina, who is Nag's mate, will try to get revenge. This is because Nagaina witnessed Rikki-tikki killing her partner and would likely seek retaliation for his death.

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  • 5. 

    What do you predict will happen once Nagaina gets her last egg back?

    • A.

      She will have a fight with Rikki-tikki.

    • B.

      Darzee will destroy the last egg.

    • C.

      Rikki-tikki will let her raise one cobra.

    • D.

      She will try to find a new husband.

    Correct Answer
    A. She will have a fight with Rikki-tikki.
    Explanation
    Once Nagaina gets her last egg back, she will have a fight with Rikki-tikki. This can be predicted because throughout the story, Nagaina has been portrayed as a villainous character who is determined to protect her eggs and ensure the survival of her offspring. Rikki-tikki, on the other hand, is the protagonist who is determined to protect the family he lives with from the cobras. Therefore, it is likely that a confrontation between Nagaina and Rikki-tikki will occur once she retrieves her last egg.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following does Rikki-tikki know is a mongoose's business in life.

    • A.

      To keep a house safe for a family

    • B.

      To make peace with all animals

    • C.

      To fight and eat snakes

    • D.

      To become a house mongoose

    Correct Answer
    C. To fight and eat snakes
    Explanation
    Rikki-tikki, the mongoose in the story, knows that his business in life is to fight and eat snakes. This is evident throughout the story as Rikki-tikki bravely defends the family and their garden from the dangerous cobras, Nag and Nagaina. He uses his agility, speed, and natural instincts to protect the family from the threat of these venomous snakes. Rikki-tikki's ability to fight and eat snakes is essential for the safety and well-being of the family, making it his primary purpose in life.

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  • 7. 

    What is the meaning of gait?

    • A.

      A way of speaking

    • B.

      A manner of walking

    • C.

      A method of learning

    • D.

      A style of fightlng

    Correct Answer
    B. A manner of walking
    Explanation
    The term "gait" refers to the way or manner in which a person walks. It encompasses the individual's posture, stride, and rhythm of movement while walking. It does not relate to speaking, learning, or fighting styles. Therefore, the correct answer is "a manner of walking."

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  • 8. 

    If a dog cowers in the corner it

    • A.

      Shrinks down in fear

    • B.

      Lies on its back

    • C.

      Sleeps very peacefully

    • D.

      Rolls over to play

    Correct Answer
    A. Shrinks down in fear
    Explanation
    When a dog cowers in the corner, it is showing signs of fear or anxiety. The behavior of shrinking down is a common response to feeling threatened or scared. The dog may lower its body, tuck its tail between its legs, and try to make itself appear smaller. This is a submissive behavior meant to signal to potential threats that the dog is not a threat itself. By shrinking down in fear, the dog is attempting to protect itself and avoid any potential harm.

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  • 9. 

    What does valiant mean?

    • A.

      Late

    • B.

      Deep

    • C.

      Slow

    • D.

      Brave

    Correct Answer
    D. Brave
    Explanation
    Valiant means brave. It refers to someone who shows courage and determination in the face of danger or difficulty.

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  • 10. 

    When you singe something, you

    • A.

      Cut it in half

    • B.

      Throw it away

    • C.

      Forget where it is

    • D.

      Burn it lightly

    Correct Answer
    D. Burn it lightly
    Explanation
    When you singe something, you burn it lightly. Singeing involves quickly burning the surface of an object, usually to remove unwanted hair or feathers. It is a controlled and deliberate act of burning, typically done with a flame or heat source. Singeing is often used in various industries, such as textile manufacturing, to remove loose fibers or create a smooth finish on fabrics.

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  • 11. 

    What is the meaning of revive?

    • A.

      Get up quickly

    • B.

      Bring back to life

    • C.

      Fight an enemy

    • D.

      Follow down a hole

    Correct Answer
    B. Bring back to life
    Explanation
    Revive means to bring back to life. This implies restoring life or consciousness to something or someone that was previously dead or unconscious. It does not refer to getting up quickly, fighting an enemy, or following down a hole. The correct answer suggests the act of reviving someone or something that was once lifeless.

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  • 12. 

    If something is done cunningly, it is done

    • A.

      With careful preparation

    • B.

      In a deceptive manner

    • C.

      Without consequences

    • D.

      In a dangerous way

    Correct Answer
    B. In a deceptive manner
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in a deceptive manner". Cunningly refers to doing something in a sly, crafty, or deceitful way. This implies that the action is done with the intention to deceive or trick others, rather than being straightforward or honest.

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  • 13. 

    What is a fledging?

    • A.

      A baby snake

    • B.

      A small liter

    • C.

      A hidden nest

    • D.

      A young bird

    Correct Answer
    D. A young bird
    Explanation
    A fledgling refers to a young bird that has recently acquired its feathers and is learning to fly. It is in the stage of development where it is transitioning from being dependent on its parents to becoming independent. This term is commonly used to describe birds that have left the nest but are still inexperienced in flying and taking care of themselves.

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  • 14. 

    A consolation is something that

    • A.

      Comforts

    • B.

      Relaxes

    • C.

      Assists

    • D.

      Rewards

    Correct Answer
    A. Comforts
    Explanation
    A consolation is something that brings comfort to someone. It provides solace or relief in times of distress or sadness. It helps to alleviate the pain or disappointment that a person may be experiencing, offering emotional support and reassurance. Consolation can come in various forms such as kind words, a sympathetic ear, or a gesture of empathy. It serves to provide a sense of comfort and consolation to the person in need.

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