NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Chapter 10 The Yellow Butterfly
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NCERT Solutions for Class-3 Chapter-10 Story:The Yellow Butterfly


The author Nilima Sinha narrates the story of a boy, Sonu, who tries to catch hold of a yellow butterfly. After many attempts, he manages to hold the butterfly just in time to save it from the encroaching spider. However, he soon lets go of the butterfly because he didn’t want to see the butterfly sad. The butterfly flew in Sonu’s garden merrily.


The NCERT solutions for this chapter helps the child to:

philosophycomprehend the main idea of the text.

philosophyidentify adjectives and prepositions.

The NCERT textbook Marigold questions are answered in a simple and engaging manner. We also have related ‘Learning Concepts’, and interactive worksheets with solutions. Our ‘Learning Beyond’ segment caters to all the probable questions that the child might think out of curiosity.

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Questions and Answers

Chapter 10: The Yellow Butterfly

Reading is Fun

Question 1 : Where did Sonu first see the yellow butterfly?

Answer : Sonu first saw the butterfly in his garden.


Question 2 : Name three places where the butterfly rested.

Answer : The butterfly rested on the red rose, floating lotus leaf and a pink flower on the peach tree.


Question 3 : Why did Sonu chase the butterfly?

Answer : Sonu chased the butterfly to catch it and hold it in his hands.


Question 4 : Why did Sonu let the butterfly go?

Answer : Sonu saw that the butterfly was sad in his hands. He let it go as he wanted to see the butterfly happy.


Talk time

Question 1 : If you were a butterfly, how would you feel if you were caught?

Answer : If I were a butterfly, I would feel sad that I was caught.


Question 2 : Why did the butterfly go to the flowers in the garden?

Answer : The butterfly went to the flowers in the garden to take the nectar from flowers, as it requires nectar to survive.


Let’s write

Question : Write the sentences in proper order using these words to help you:
First then after this finally
1. Finally, I dress up and go to school.
2. Then I brush my teeth and have a bath.
3. First of all, I get out of bed.
4. After this I eat my breakfast

Answer :
3. First of all, I get out of bed.
2. Then I brush my teeth and have a bath.
4. After this I eat my breakfast.
1. Finally, I dress up and go to school.


Word building

Question ii : Make two words from one word. One has been done for you.
butterflybutter fly
everywhere__________
inside__________
outside__________
sunlight__________

Answer :

butterflybutter fly
everywhereeverywhere
insideinside
outsideoutside
sunlightsunlight


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