Chap 2: Picture Reading & Out! Out! NCERT Class 2 Question & Answers based on New NCERT Class 2 English book ‘Mridang’. The new book is based on New Education Policy. Enjoy learning through study materials here.
- What do you see?
- How many children are there in the picture?
- What are the children doing?
- How are children having fun?
- What games do you play?
- I see many children inside the school campus.
- There are 18 children with some hiding in different places.
- Most of the children are playing.
- Most of the children are having fun through hide and seek game.
- We play many games like hide and seek, hopscotch, kabaddi, five stones, antakshari, posham pa, aankh micholi, carrom, football, cricket, rope skipping, tipi tippi tap, I spy etc.
I like an easy fun game ‘Posham Pa’ which is a non-competitive game with no winners or points but just fun! Its lyrics of the song we recited, here you go…
Poshampa bhai poshampa
Lal quiley me kya hua
Sau rupaye ki ghadi churai
Ab toh jail mein aana padega
Jail ki roti khani padegi
Jail ka paani peena padega
Ab toh jail me aana padega!
Let us speak
A. Answer the following questions.
1. What games do you like to play with your friends?
Ans. I like to play games like tag, hide and seek, catch and football with my friends
2. Have you played ‘bat and ball’?
Ans. Yes, I have played ‘bat and ball’ with my friends. It’s a fun game!
3. Babli made a ball using a few rags, paper, wool and string. Have you tried to play a game using the things around you? What did you play? Name the things that you use to play. Talk about it in the class.
Ans. Yes, I have tried to play games with things around me. I once made a ball out of socks and used a broomstick as a bat. It was a lot of fun.
Another answer: Yes, I have tried to make a game using things around me. Once, I made a treasure hunt game using clues written on pieces of paper. We had to find the hidden “treasure” in our backyard.
Another Answer: Yes, I have tried to play a game using things around me. Once, I made a game with sticks as swords and used cushions as shields to have a sword fight with my friends.
4. Read pages 10 – 11 of the story again and number the following sentences in their correct order.
Ans. •Jeet got ready to throw the ball.
•Jeet threw the ball.
•Babli hit the ball.
•The ball went into Mohit’s garden.
•They lost the ball.
Let us write
A. Read the story ‘OUT! OUT!’ again and fill in the blanks.
- Write the names of the children in the story.
__________ __________ __________
- Write the items that the children used to make a ball.
__________ __________ __________
Ans. 1. Names of the children in the story:
2. Items that the children used to make a ball:
B. Write the opposites of the following words. One has been done for you.
Ans. Opposite words:
- up – down
- in – out
- open – close
- fat – thin
- hot – cold
- small – big
C. Join the sentences using ‘and’. Write it in the given space. One has been done for you.
- Suresh went to school.
Gopal went to school.
- I like to eat mangoes.
I like to eat grapes.
- The cat sat on the mat.
The dog sat on the mat.
- This ball has yellow dots on it.
This ball also has green dots on it.
- There are tables in my classroom.
There are chairs in my classroom.
Ans. Joining of sentences:
- Suresh and Gopal went to school.
- I like to eat mangoes and grapes.
- The cat and the dog sat on the mat.
- This ball has yellow and green dots on it.
- There are tables and chairs in my classroom.
Let us do
A. Choose a partner. Imagine you both are Babli and Jeet. Enact the story. You may use some words from the story for dialogues.
Ans. We are giving here a sample story in dialogue form is given below.
(Babli): “Let’s play ‘bat and ball,’ Jeet!”
(Jeet): “Okay, Babli! I’ll throw the ball.”
(Babli): “I’ll hit it hard!”
(Jeet): “Wow! The ball went into Mohit’s garden!”
(Babli): “His house is locked. We lost the ball.”
(Jeet): “Don’t worry, Babli. Let’s make a new ball.”
(Babli): “Great idea! We can use rags, paper, wool, and a string.”
(Jeet): “Look, we have a new ball now. Let’s play again!”
B. Ask your grandparents or parents to tell you about a game that they had played in their childhood. Find out about it in detail. The next day speak about it in the class.
Ans. Students should attempt this themselves.
(You can ask your grandparents or parents about a game they played and then share it with your classmates. For example: “My grandpa told me about a game called ‘Marbles’ that he used to play. They would draw a circle on the ground and take turns trying to hit marbles out of the circle with a bigger marble.”)