Who I Am – Important Questions

Important Question and Answers

Part 1

Q. What reason does Radha’s mother give for not allowing her to climb trees? Why?

Ans. Radha’s mother says that it is not sensible for girls to climb trees. Probably she is scared that Radha might fall and hurt herself.

Q. What is grown in Nasir’s fields?

Ans. Cotton is grown in Nasir’s fields.

Q. Who starts the fight with Serbjit? Do his parents believe him?

Ans. Serbjit’s younger brother starts the fight but when he tells his parents, they do not believe him.

Q. Why is second Sunday Peter’s favourite day?

Ans. Second Sunday is Peter’s favourite day because his father takes the whole family to watch a movie in the cinema hall where he enjoys eating peanuts.

Q. Besides travelling, what else does Rohit actually enjoy?

Ans. Besides travelling, Rohit actually enjoys watching nature.

Q. Why does the teacher and other students trust Dolma?

Ans. The teacher and other students of her class trust Dolma because she helps to solve their problems and wants to make things better for everyone.

Q. What is Radha’s favourite activity?

Ans. Radha’s favourite activity is to climb trees and sit on its branches.

Q. What does Nasir want to be? Why?

Ans. Nasir wants to be a seed collector when he grows up. He finds that his father spends a lot of money on buying seeds each year. After learning to preserve seeds, he will help his father in saving money. The preserved seeds can be used next year.

Q. Why does Rohit want to go to Lakshadweep?

Ans. Rohit’s ambition is to travel all over the world. In this spirit, he wants to see the beaches of Lakshadweep.

Q. What is Dolma’s dream?

Ans. Dolma’s dream is to become the Prime Minister of India.

Q. What makes Serbjit angry?

Ans. Serbjit gets angry when people don’t believe what he says. His parents and teachers think that he is a liar.

Q. The second Sunday of every month was special in Peter’s life. Why?

Ans. In Peter’s life, the second Sunday was special because Peter’s family used to visit a cinema hall on this day. His family members enjoyed peanuts and ice-cream and enjoyed a lot.

Q. What does Radha’s mother tell her about climbing trees?

Ans. Radha’s mother was against the climbing of trees by girls. She told her that it was not sensible for girls. But later on they both climbed on the mango tree and ate raw mangoes. They enjoyed together. They were amazed over their adventure.

Q. Why does Serbjit become angry?

Ans. Serbjit becomes angry when people do not believe what he says whenever he speaks the truth. When he explains his teacher why he could not do his homework, his teacher doubts him. This annoys him.

Q. Will Dolma become a good Prime Minister? Give your opinion.

Ans. Yes, in my opinion Dolma will become a good Prime Minister. Her vision is clear. She wants to make things better for everyone. She wants to have good hospitals, roads and schools. She wants to serve humanity.

Q. In the chapter ‘Who I am’, everyone has some special quality. How?

Ans. It is true that everyone has some special quality in them. All the people in this world are different from one another and have interesting and good things. Nasir wants to become a seed collector to help his family to save money. Serbjit had learnt the art of controlling his anger by looking down at the shoes. Dolma wants to be the Prime Minister of India to serve the people. Rohit loves travelling and wants to see the entire world. He enjoys seeing nature more than old buildings This is how all the children are different from one another.

Q. What do you learn from the lesson ‘Who I Am’?

Ans. The lesson ‘Who I am’ is very interesting lesson. This lesson makes us learn that there are different kinds of people in this world. They have their own likes and dislikes They are different from one another in every aspect. There are also certain qualities in each one of us and these different qualities cannot be compared. The lesson deals with lives of different children and how they are all very different and unique is their qualities. Their nature and behavior have been explained in the lesson. They have their own lifestyle and they are happy in it. They want to lead their life in their own way.

Part 2

Q. What is verbal intelligence related to?

Ans. Verbal intelligence is related to the use of words and language. You speak well and think in words rather than pictures.

Q. If you have visual intelligence, what are you good at?

Ans. If you have visual intelligence you are good at reading, writing, understanding maps, charts, graphs, sketching, painting etc.

Q. What can people with musical intelligence become?

Ans. People with musical intelligence can become musicians, disco-jockeys, singers, composers etc.

Q. What would you like to do if you have interpersonal intelligence?

Ans. If you have interpersonal intelligence, you can understand other people’s problems and counsel them. You can organise events.

Q. What intelligence do you possess if you are good at reasoning, logic and numbers and curious about the world around?

Ans. If you are good with numbers, and reasoning and logic, you possess mathematical intelligence.

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