NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English Chapter 3 - Gopal And The Hilsa - Fish
Chapter 3 - Gopal And The Hilsa - Fish Exercise 42
He was just acting as a madman so that the people's attention would be diverted from the hilsa-fish he was carrying.
He wore rags so that people would notice them, and not talk about the hilsa-fish.
The king laughed and congratulated Gopal for achieving the impossible yet again.
Chapter 3 - Gopal And The Hilsa - Fish Exercise 43
Gopal's wife asked him why his face was half-shaven
(iii) I accept the challenge, Your Majesty.
Gopal told the king that he accepted the challenge.
(iv) I want to see the king.
Gopal told the guards that he wanted to see the king.
(v) Bring the man to me at once.
The king ordered the guard to bring the man to him at once.
Every difficult situation should be taken up as a challenge and not be run away from.
(ii) Mystic: a person who tries to gain religious knowledge through prayer and thought
The mystic from the Himalayas had great words of wisdom to share with the villagers.
(iii) Comical: funny
Everyone appreciates the comical side of a man.
(iv) Courtier: a person who attends a royal court as the king’s adviser or companion.
Birbal was Akbar's most trusted courtier.
(v) Smearing: spreading/applying
Smearing the forehead with tilak is one of the traditions of the South Indians.
Chapter 3 - Gopal And The Hilsa - Fish Exercise 47
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