Q.1: The old magnificent banyan tree belonged to the ______.
Q.2: The banyan tree was as old as __________.
b) Dehra Dun
Q.3: Who was the first friend of the boy ?
Q.4: Why did the friends and relatives of the squirrel thought that he was foolish ?
a) Because he lived in the banyan tree.
b) Because he trusted a human being.
c) Because he was played with other animals.
Q.5: During ________ season, the banyan tree was the noisiest place in the garden.
Q.6: Which book made up the boy’s banyan tree library ?
a) Huckleberry Finn
b) Treasure Island
Q.7: Where did the boy spend his afternoons when it was not too hot ?
a) At the crude platform
b) In the living room
c) In the verandah
Q.8: The boy saw a cobra gliding out of a clump of __________.
Q.9: Cobra was a ________ and _________ fighter.
a) superb, clever
b) skillful, experienced
c) skillful, aggressive
Q.10: The sacs behind the cobra’s long sharp ___________ were filled with deadly poison.
Q.11: Who were the spectators of the combat ?
a) a jungle crow and an eagle
b) a jungle crow and a myna
c) a myna and a duck
Q.12: What did the cobra do to mesmerise the mongoose into making a false move ?
a) He swayed slowly from side to side
b) He met his opponent’s gaze
c) He tried to hiss and sway
Q.13: Who bit the snake and darted away again out of reach ?
Q.14: Why did the myna and crow shriek insults at each other ?
a) Because they collided mid air with each other.
b) Because the cobra bit them back.
c) Because they were on opposite sides.
Q.15: Who decided not to interfere in the fight ?
Q.16: Who won at the end of the combat ?
Q.17: The crow was flung nearly _______ feet across the garden by the cobra.