10 August 2021

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse Glossary and Important Comprehension Questions and Answers with Video Lessons

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse 
Glossary (Contextual Meanings) and
Important Comprehension Questions and Answers 
with Video Lessons for 7th class English (TS)

        Here are important and meanings for new vocabulary for the children of class 8 along with the 40 important questions and their answers for your fair note work and better understanding the lesson. You can make it a note in your fair note book or come over here to read them again and again. You can check the two video lessons to get the lesson understood better. You can watch it in English or in Telugu. Then note the questions and answers. You have to answer the last i.e., 40th question yourself.

Make a note of these glossary and read as many a time as possible for getting the idea clear. Make note of all these words and their meanings here 👇👇👇👇   

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

Glossary (Meanings according to the context)


cousin (n): a child of one's uncle or aunt (మన తల్లిదండ్రుల యొక్క అన్నదమ్ములు, అక్కచెల్లళ్ళ పిల్లలు - ఆడ అయినా మగ అయినా కూడా)

Eg: Prasad is my cousin.


countryside (n): the inhabitants of countryside areas (గ్రామీణ ప్రాంతం)

Eg: We live in the countryside.


coach (n): a railway carriage (రైలు పెట్టె)

Eg: It is an electric coach.


uncomfortable (adj): causing or feeling slight pain or physical discomfort (అసౌకర్యంగా)

Eg: This tie is really uncomfortable for me.


grumbled (v): complain about something in a bad-tempered way (గొణుగుడు)

Eg: He grumbled that nobody had attended the class.


chugged (v): (of a vehicle or boat) move slowly making regular muffled explosive sounds, as of an engine running slowly (ఛగ్, ఛగ్ మని రైలు బయలుదేరేటపుడు చేసే శబ్ధంలాంటిది)


got off something (v): to leave a train, bus, or aircraft:(దిగుట)

Eg: He got off the bus when it was his corner to go home.


dreadful (adj): causing or involving great suffering, fear, or unhappiness; extremely bad or serious (భయంకరమైన)

Eg: The dog was really dreadful when it attacked us.



terribly (adv): very; extremely (చాలా)



lemonade (n): a drink made from lemon juice and water sweetened with sugar (నిమ్మరసం)

Eg: We drink lemonade on summer days. 


I am afraid not (expression): it is used to say ‘no’ for a question (ఒక ప్రశ్నకి సమాధానంగా ‘no’ అని చెప్పే బదులుగా I am afraid not ను ఉపయోగిస్తాము.

Eg: A: Don’t you have any orange juice or lemonade?

B: I am afraid not.


tender (adj): of food) easy to cut or chew; not tough (ఇక్కడ సులభంగా తినగలిగేది మరియు జీర్ణమయ్యేది)

Eg: It is a tender bit of sugar-cane. 


root (n): the part of a plant which attaches it to the ground or to a support, typically underground, (వృక్ష భాగము)

Eg: Trees get water and minerals through their roots.


exclaimed (v): cry out suddenly in surprise, strong emotion, or pain (ఆశ్చర్యము వ్యక్తం చేయడం)

Eg: The mouse exclaimed to have the village type of food.



I’m afraid (expression) : used for politely telling someone something that might make them sad, disappointed, or angry 

Eg: A: Is this the food you take daily?

B: I am afraid you too have to eat this. Please try this. It’s not bad.


nibbled (v): take small bites out of (కొద్దికొద్దిగా కొరకడం)
Eg: The town mouse nibbled at the root.


quiet (adj): making little or no noise (నిశ్శబ్దంగా)

Eg: The streets in the village are quiet at night.

        

 Make a note these 40 important questions and answers in your note book and read them as many time as possible to get the understanding better. 👇👇👇👇

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse 

Important comprehension questions and answers for better understanding


1.         Who were cousins? 

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse were cousins.

2.               What did they often write?

They often write letters to each other.

3.               Who got the letter from the Town Mouse?

The Country Mouse got the letter from the Town Mouse.

4.               Who wrote the letter to the Country Mouse?

The Town Mouse wrote the letter to the Country Mouse.

5.               Where did the Town Mouse write the letter?

The Town Mouse wrote the letter from the Kitchen Cupboard from Mouse Town.

6.               Why did the Town Mouse want to visit the countryside? 

The Town Mouse was ill. So, the doctor suggested him to spend a week in the countryside. 

7.               Where did the Country Mouse live?

The Country Mouse lived in the countryside. 

8.               Did the Country Mouse reply to his cousin?

Yes, the Country Mouse replied to his cousin to visit the countryside.

9.               How did the Town Mouse go to the countryside?

The Town Mouse went to the countryside on a train. 

10.            How was the day when the Town Mouse went to the countryside?

The day was bright and sunny.

11.            Who felt hot in the train?

The Town Mouse felt hot in the train. 

12.            What did the Town Mouse wish to have in the train?

The Town Mouse wished to have an air-conditioned coach.

13.            Why do you think the Town Mouse felt uncomfortable on the train?

Perhaps, the Town Mouse felt uncomfortable because it was a hot sunny day.

14.            Who was waiting at the station? 

The Country Mouse was waiting at the station. 

15.            Why do you think the Country Mouse was waiting at the station?

The Country Mouse was waiting at the station to  receive his cousin. 

16.            How did the Town Mouse feel the journey?

The Town Mouse felt that the journey was dreadful.

17.            What did the Town Mouse want for when he got off the train?

The Town Mouse wanted something ice-cold for him to drink. 

18.            What did the Country Mouse offer his cousin when he arrived?

The Country Mouse offered some water and coconut water.

19.            Did the Town Mouse like the coconut water?

No, the Town Mouse didn’t like the coconut water.

20.            What did the Town Mouse want instead of the coconut water?

The Town Mouse wanted some orange juice or lemonade.

21.            What was the food the Country Mouse offered to his cousin?

The Country Mouse offered a piece of root and a tender bit of sugar-cane and some other raw food.

22.            What type of food the countryside mice eat?

The countryside mice eat raw food like sugar-cane, root of plants etc.

23.            Did the Town Mouse enjoy the food in the countryside? 

No, the Town Mouse didn’t enjoy the food in the countryside.

24.            Where did the Town Mouse sleep on that day?

The Town Mouse slept on the ground.

25.            Where do the Country Mouse sleep usually?

The Country Mouse usually sleeps on the ground.

26.            How was the countryside for the Town Mouse in the night?

It was so silent and peaceful. But the Town Mouse had never been in such a place.

27.            What did the Country Mouse’s grandfather say about the country?

The grandfather of the Country Mouse said that their village was the quietest among all the villages in their district.

28.            Did the Town Mouse like the countryside?

No, the Town Mouse didn’t like the countryside.

29.            How did the countryside mice find food?

They had to go to the nearby farm to search for food.

30.            Why do you think the Town Mouse started immediately to town?

The Town Mouse didn’t like the way the Country Mouse lived. He didn’t want to stay anymore. So, he immediately started to go to town.

31.            Why did the Country Mouse write the letter?

The Country Mouse wanted to visit his cousin. So, he wrote the letter.

32.            Why did the Country Mouse surprise in the town when he arrived? 

When the Country Mouse arrived at the town, he was surprised by the noise and the lights.

33.            Where do you think the noise came from?

The dreadful noise came from the traffic.

34.            Where did the Town Mouse live?

The Town Mouse lived at the back of a kitchen cupboard of a house.

35.            What type of food was offered by the Town Mouse?

The bread and jam, different kinds of fruits, slabs of chocolate and a huge piece of lovely cheese were offered by the Town Mouse.

36.            Where do you think the thunder-like sound came from?

It was the sound of someone who opened the cupboard.

37.            Why do you think the Country Mouse got tired?

The Country Mouse got quite tired of running and hiding when they went for food.

38.            Do you think the Country Mouse liked the way that the Town Mouse lived?

No, the Country Mouse didn’t like the way the Town Mouse lived.

39.            Who do you think was happy, the Country Mouse of the Town Mouse?

Both the Country Mouse and the Town Mouse were happy living at their respective places. But they didn’t like the other’s way of living.

40.            Where do you like to live, in the countryside or in the town?

Write your own answer here.


మీకు పాఠం చదివిన తరువాత, ఈ ప్రశ్నలు సమాధానాలు చదివిన తరువాత ఒక సారి వీడియో పాఠం చూడండి.

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