Unit 9 – Around The World (Q-A)

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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:

  1. halted – stopped
  2. passengers – people travelling in buses, trains, etc.
  3. defended – protected from attack
  4. shuddered – trembled or shook violently
  5. several occasions – many times
  6. interruption – break the continuity of
  7. entirely – completely

Published by Priya Prakash

In the midst of winter, i found there was within me an invincible summer ~ Albert Camus

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