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NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English Unit 2 Poem The Rebel

Presenting the most dependable and comprehensive NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English, specifically tailored to the poem "The Rebel" from the NCERT textbook. Our solutions are carefully prepared by a team of subject-matter experts to ensure they align with the academic standards set by the educational board.

Working with the Poem

Question 1 :

Answer the following questions:

(i). If someone doesn’t wear a uniform to school, what do you think the teacher will say?


(ii). When everyone wants a clear sky, what does the rebel want most?


(iii). If the rebel has a dog for a pet, what is everyone else likely to have?


(iv): Why is it good to have rebels?


(v). Why is it not good to be a rebel oneself?


(vi). Would you like to be a rebel? If yes, why? If not, why not?


Answer :

(i)  I think the teacher will scold the student if they do not wear uniforms to                 school.


(ii) When everyone wants a clear sky, the rebel wants the sun to show up.


(iii) If the rebel has a dog for a pet, everyone else is likely to have cats as pets.


(iv)  It is good to have rebels because they make the society livelier, and they            teach us to accept and respect the differences in the thought processes of          people around us.


(iv It is not good to be a rebel oneself because a rebel is always criticized by             society and people take time to accept rebels.


(vi)  Yes, I would like to be a rebel because I want to change those norms of                society that do not serve humanity.


Question 2 :

Find in the poem an antonym (a word opposite in meaning) for each of the following words.

(i) long

(ii) grow

(iii) quietness

(iv) sober

(v) lost


Answer :

(i) long – short

(ii) grow – cut

(iii) quietness – disturbance

(iv) sober – fantastic

(v) lost – found


Question 3 :

Find in the poem lines that match the following. Read both, one after the other.

(i) The rebel refuses to cut his hair.

(ii) He says cats are better.

(iii) He recommends dogs.

(iv) He is unhappy because there is no sun.

(v) He is noisy on purpose.

Answer :

(i) The rebel lets his hair grow long.

(ii) The rebel expresses a preference for cats.

(iii) The rebel puts in a good word for dogs.

(iv) The rebel regrets the absence of sun.

(v) The rebel creates a disturbance.


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