Garden Snake – NCERT Solutions

Q. Pick out the line that suggests that the child is afraid of snakes.

Ans. “I saw a snake and ran away”.

Q. Which line shows a complete change of the child’s attitude towards snakes? Read it aloud.

Ans. “It’s just a harmless garden snake!”.

Q. “But mother says that kind is good…” What is mother referring to?

Ans. The mother is referringThe mother is referring to the kind of garden snake that the child had seen.

Q. Find the word that refers to the snake’s movements in the grass.

Ans. Wiggles

Q. There are four pairs of rhyming words in the poem. Say them aloud.


  • away–say
  • good–food
  • grass–pass
  • mistake–snake.

Q. A snake has no legs or feet, but it moves very fast. Can you guess how? Discuss in group.

Ans. The snake does not walk on legs; it only crawls. It twists its body like a spring in order to move fast.

Q. Can you recall the word used for a cobra’s long sharp teeth? Where did you come across this word first?

Ans. A cobra’s long sharp teeth are called fangs. I came across this word in the poem ‘Snake’.

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