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Q.1: Which tribe of Red Indians attacked the travelers ?
Ans: Sioux Indians, a tribe of Red Indians attacked the travellers.
Q.2: Which was the highest point of their journey ?
Ans: The highest point of their journey was 7,524 feet above the sea level.
Q.3: Why did the train stop the first time ?
Ans: The train stopped first time because a herd of buffaloes charged across the railway tracks.
Q.4: How many days would it take for the train to reach New York ?
Ans: It would take seven days for the train to reach New York.
Q.5: Tick the correct answer:
i) The first time the train stopped was because ____________________________.
Ans: a herd of buffaloes was passing.
ii) The bridge fell with a crash into the river _______________________________.
Ans: after the train had passed through.
Q.6: Match the following words with their meanings:
- halted – stopped
- passengers – people travelling in buses, trains, etc.
- defended – protected from attack
- shuddered – trembled or shook violently
- several occasions – many times
- interruption – break the continuity of
- entirely – completely