Download NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English
Chapter 8 Mijbil the Otter
(Link of Pdf File is given below at the end of the Questions list)
In this pdf file you can see answers of following Questions
What ‘experiment’ did Maxwell think Camusfearna would be suitable for?
Why does he go to Basra? How long does he wait there, and why?
How does he get the otter? Does he like it? Pick out the words that tell you this.
Why was the otter named ‘Maxwell’s otter’?
Tick the right answer. In the beginning, the otter was
aloof and indifferent,
What happened when Maxwell took Mijbil to the bathroom? What did it do two days
How was Mij to be transported to England?
What did Mij do to the box?
Why did Maxwell put the otter back in the box? How do you think he felt when he did
Why does Maxwell say the airhostess was “the very queen of her kind”?
What happened when the box was opened?
What things does Mij do which tell you that he is an intelligent, friendly and funloving
What are some of the things we come to know about otters from this text?
Why is Mij’s species now known to the world as Maxwell’s otter?
Maxwell in the story speaks for the otter, Mij. He tells us what the otter feels and
thinks on different occasions. Given below are some things the otter does. Complete
the column on the right to say what Maxwell says about what Mij feels and thinks.
What game had Mij invented?
What are ‘compulsive habits’? What does Maxwell say are the compulsive habits of (i) school children
What group of animals do otters belong to?
What guesses did the Londoners make about what Mij was?
Read the story and find the sentences where Maxwell describes his pet otter. Thenchoose and arrange your sentences to illustrate those statements below that youthink are true.
From the table below, make as many correct sentences as you can using would
and/or used to, as appropriate. (Hint: First decide whether the words in italics show
an action, or a state or situation, in the past.) Then add two or three sentences of
your own to it.
II. Noun Modifiers
1. Look at these examples from the text, and say whether the modifiers (in italics)
are nouns, proper nouns, or adjective plus noun.
1. Match the words on the left with a word on the right. Some words on the left
can go with more than one word on the right.
2. Use a bit of/a piece of/a bunch of/a cloud of/a lump of with the italicised nouns ithe following sentences. The first has been done for you as an example.