Chapter 5 – All Summer In a Day | Chapter Solution Class 9

All Summer In a Day
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Book Name : Bliss English Textbook For Class IX Second Language
Subject : Bliss
Class : 9 (Madhyamik)
Publisher : Prof. Nabanita Chatterjee
Chapter Name : All Summer In a Day (5th Chapter)

Exercise 1

Tick the correct answer from the given alternatives

Question 1

Men and women came from the Earth to Venus by

  1. aeroplanes
  2. helicopters
  3. rockets
  4. satellites

Answer

(c) rocket

Question 2

The children learned that the sun was like a/an

  1. lemon
  2. apple
  3. orange
  4. guava

Answer

(a) lemon

Question 3

The children had long forgotten the colour of the

  1. Earth
  2. Sun
  3. Venus
  4. Moon

Answer

(b) Sun

Question 4

When the children felt warm in the sun they took off their

  1. jackets
  2. sweaters
  3. blazers
  4. coats

Answer

(a) Jacket

Question 5

The children came to know that the sun would come out after

  1. two years
  2. six years
  3. seven years
  4. nine years

Answer

(c) seven years

Exercise 2

Question

Answer the following questions within fifteen words

  1. How did the heavy storms affect the islands of Venus?
  2. What did the children write about the sun?
  3. Where did the children play?
  4. How did the jungle in Venus look?

Answer

  1. Heavy storms caused tidal waves to come over the islands of Venus.
  2. The children wrote small stories, essays or poems about the sun.
  3. The children played in the echoing tunnels of the underground city.
  4. The jungle in Venus was the colour of rubber, ash, and ink.

Exercise 3

Answer the following questions within twenty-five words

Question

  1. Why were the children eager to see the sun?
  2. What did the children do immediately after the rain stopped?
  3. Why do you think that the children were feeling unhappy when it started raining again?

Answer

  1. The children were eager to see the sun because they had been on Venus all their lives and could not remember it.
  2. The children rushed out into the summertime, yelling and turning their faces to the sun to feel its warmth.
  3. The children were feeling unhappy when it started raining again because they had just experienced the joy of seeing the sun after seven years.

Exercise 5

Do as directed

Question

  1. I have a blue pen. (Change into a complex sentence)
  2. Seeing a snake, the boy shouted. (Change into a compound sentence)
  3. I know a man who is very wise. (Change into a simple sentence)
  4. The girl who is dancing on the stage is my sister.(Change into a compound sentence)
  5. I met my friend and told her about an incident. (Change into a simple sentence)
  6. The sky was overcast but it didn’t rain. (Change into a complex sentence)

Answer

  1. When I write, I use a blue pen.
  2. The boy saw a snake and shouted.
  3. He is a very wise man.
  4. The girl is dancing on the stage and she is my sister.
  5. I met my friend and shared an incident.
  6. Although the sky was overcast, it didn’t rain.

Exercise 6

Question

Write a letter within 100 words to the postmaster of your locality informing him about the loss of an important letter addressed to you, and requesting him to help you get it.

Answer

To

The postmaster,

[Address]

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am writing this letter to inform you about the loss of an important letter addressed to me. The letter was posted to me by my friend last week, but unfortunately, it has not been delivered to me yet.

The letter is of utmost importance to me, and I would appreciate your help in retrieving it. I request you to kindly look into the matter and help me get the letter as soon as possible.

I would be grateful if you could provide me with any information regarding the letter and its current status. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to expedite the process.

Thank you for your assistance.

Sincerely,

[Your Name] [Your Address] [Date]

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