NCERT Solutions for Class-4 Chapter-3 Poem: Noses
The poem illustrates to the reader that the nose is a funny thing in the way it grows and sticks out. It is used for breathing, although it looks like a handle sticking to your face.
The NCERT solutions for this chapter helps the child to:
enhance their vocabulary.
choose the antonyms and synonyms in the poem.
speak about their physical appearance.
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Questions and Answers
Chapter 3: Noses
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Question 1 : Why does the poet feel that the nose is a funny thing?
Answer : The poet feels the nose is funny because it looks like a handle stuck on the face with two little holes.
Question 2 : Why is your nose important for you?
Answer : The nose is important to us for breathing.
Question 3 : Does the child in the poem like her nose? Why do you think so?
Answer : Yes, the child likes her nose. She finds it funny as it sticks like a handle on her face.
Question 1 : Describe a few funny things you have seen. Do they make you laugh?
Answer : My cat purring and playing makes me laugh.
Question 2 : What does ‘features’ mean? Look up the dictionary. What are the different kinds of features of people we come across in the world? Discuss.
Answer : The word ‘features’ mean different characteristics of faces or parts of the body like curly hair, fair skin, flat nose, slim, fat, etc.
Question 2 : Look at your friend's face and describe what you see. Use words like long, round, oval slanted, sharp, flat to help you. You can use other words also.
Answer : My friend has an oval face and bright eyes. He has a pointy nose too.
Question 3 :
What is your favourite fruit? Describe it in five sentences.
a) My favourite fruit is mango.
b) It’s called the king of fruits.
c) It smells sweet and tastes juicy.
d) It’s a fruit that grows in summer.
e) It’s bright yellow in colour.
Question 3 a: How does it smell?
Answer : It smells very sweet.
Question 3 b: How does it look?
Answer : It looks yellow.
Question 3 c: How does it feel?
Answer : It feels soft and pulpy.
Question 3 d: When you bite it what sound it makes?
Answer : While eating mangoes, it makes a ‘slurp’ sound.
Question 3 e: How does it taste?
Answer : It tastes sweet and delicious.
Question 1 : Do you know a fish breathes from its gills? Write two sentences about other animals which can breathe underwater.
Answer : Turtle, Snakes, frogs are aquatic animals. They can breathe in water.
Question 2 : Punctuate the following passage.
mother’s father neelam said I have got a fire engine I’ve got a fire engine what’s this what’s this called mother somewhat confused by the noise I’ve got a fire engine mother come and see it.
Answer : “Mother, father”, Neelam said, “I have got a fire engine! I’ve got a fire engine!” “What’s this? What’s this?” called mother, somewhat confused by the noise. “I’ve got a fire engine, mother. Come and see it.”
Question 3 :
Using a red pencil, choose and circle the things whose smell you like. Now with a blue pencil circle the things whose smell you do not like.
Make five sentences like this –
I like/do not like the smell of ............. because it reminds me of..........
a) I like the smell of chocolate as it’s my favourite food.
b) I don’t like the smell of garbage as it reminds me of garbage.
c) I like the coffee smell as it’s my favourite drink.
d) I like the smell of scent as it reminds me of nature.
e) I like the smell of rose as it reminds me of the talcum powder.
Write three pairs of words that rhyme with each other.