Sunday 12 June 2011

Lesson 9 : Desert Animals |Class VI (6th) English Textbook - Honeysuckle


1.Question. Talk to your partner and say whether the following statements are True or False.
(1) No animals can survive without water. (True)
(2) Desert are endless and sand dunes. (False)
(3) Most snakes are harmless. (True)
(4) Snakes cannot hear, but they can feel vibrations through the ground. (True)
(5) Camels store water in their humps. (False)

(i) How do desert animals survive without water?
Answer. The desert animals find different ways to get and store water.

(ii) How do mongooses kill snakes?
Answer. Mongooses like to hunt together. They are famous for killing snakes without getting hurt themselves. They can move very fast. They get aside each time the snake tries to bite them. They quickly attack and kill it.

(iii) How does the hump of the camels help them to survive when there is no water?
Answer. Some camels have only a single hump, others have two singal hump camel is used for riding. The hump, people wrongly believe, stores water. it is ful of fat. The fat serves has food for the animal.   

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