NCERT Solutions Class 5 English Unit 2 Lesson 4-Flying Together


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Unit 2 | Lesson 4- Flying Together

NCERT Solutions Class 5 English Unit 2 Lesson 4-Flying Together, It is an assistive material.  One should refer to books and teachers. This is just for making reference available. There are so many activities which need to be undertaken for better understanding. Use it on own discretionary.

Page no. 33

Lets read

Q. 1 Where did the geese live?

Ans. 1  The geese lived in the tall tree.

Q. 2 Why did the old bird advise the other birds to destroy the creeper?

Ans. 2 The old bird advised the other birds to destroy the creeper because it could help the hunter to climb up and kill them.

Q. 3 Why did the geese cry, “Help Help”?

Ans. 3 The geese cried “Help Help” because they were trapped in the hunter’s net.

Q. 4 What did the hunter do when he thought that the geese were dead?

Ans. 4 The hunter thought that the geese were dead and threw them out of the net.

Q. 5. Why did the geese pretend to be dead?

Ans. 5 The geese pretended to be dead so that they might escape.

Q. 6 Describe one incident when you got into trouble because you did not do you work on time.

Ans. 6 Once I was on vacations. I had much homework. But I forgot to complete. Last day it was very difficult to complete. I was in great trouble. My mother helped me to complete my homework. I got a good lesson that day.

True and false

State whether the following statements are True or False.

(1) The tree was the house of a flock of parrots.

Ans. False.

(2) The wise old bird wanted the creeper to be destroyed.

Ans. True.

(3) The hunter climbed the tree with the help of a ladder.

Ans. False.

(4) When caught in the net the foolish birds began to weep.

Ans. True.

(5) The wise old bird help them to escape.

Ans. True.

Page no. 34

Let’s Listen

Q. (i) Why do you think the dove helped the ant?

Ans. (i)Because the dove was kind and could not let ant drown.

Q. (ii) How do you think the ant felt on finding the leaf?

Ans. (ii) I think the ant felt relieved on finding the leaf.

Q. (iii) Have you ever been in trouble like the ant? Did anyone help you?

Ans. (iii) Yes, one day I left my pen at home. It was a test day. I was panicked.  Luckily, my class teacher saw me. She gave me her own pen.

Page no. 35

Lets Talk

Work in pairs
Q. 1 Ask your friend questions about all the things he does.

Use question words such as what, why, where, how, who, when. One is done for you.

Anu : I Watch TV in the evening.

Amit : When do you watch TV?

Anu : I play games.

Amit : How do you play?

Anu : I collect stamps.

Amit : What do you collect?

Anu : I play in the ground.

Amit : Where do you play?

Anu : On Sunday I go shopping.

Amit : When do you go shopping?
Q. 2 Answer these questions about yourself.

(1) What is your name?

Ans. My name is —————.

(2) What languages do you speak?

Ans. I speak Hindi and English .

(3) How old are you?

Ans. I am ten years old.

(4) Which is your favorite food?

Ans. My favourite food is Kheer and Halwa.

(5) Where did you go yesterday?

Ans. I went to market yesterday.

(6) Which country do you belong to?

Ans. I belong to India.

(7) When do you go to sleep?

Ans.  I go to sleep at 10 PM.

(8) Why do you drink milk?

Ans. I drink milk to be healthy.

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Q. 3 In groups of five discuss what you would do if you were caught in the following situations.

Ans. 3

(1) Your friend falls in the play field and is hurt…

Ans. I will take him to hospital.

(2) You are trapped in a fire …

Ans. I will try to escape and call the fire station.

(3) You are stuck in a traffic jam…

Ans. I will wait for the jam to be cleared.

Let’s Write

Q. 1 The words in the clouds describe something or someone in the story. Name them in the blanks provided. Make sentences of your own with the words given in the clouds.

Ans. 1

Words in the clouds

Used in the story for


Wise Old bird (goose) The old bird was wise.
Careless Geese The geese were careless.
Thick and strong Creeper The creeper became thick and strong.
Foolish Geese I am not a foolish girl/boy.
Tall Tree It is a very tall tree.

Page no. 37

2 Here are some answers about the given picture. Now frame questions for the following answers.

Ans. 2

(i) The colour of the ant is black.

Ans. What is the colour of the ant?

(ii) It lives on land.

Ans. Where does it live?

(iii) It has two long antennae.

Ans. How many antennae it has?

(iv) It crawls on the ground.

Ans. How does it move on the ground?

(v) It eats sugar.

Ans. What does an ant eats?

Q. 3 Fill in the blanks with prepositions such as to, on, at, into, off, in, with. One has been done for you.

Ans. 3

(1) This Tree was the home of a flock of wild geese.

(2) He noticed the creeper at the foot of the tree.

(3) “It would be a pity to destroy it now.”

(4) As they flew into the tree they were trapped.

(5) The boy ran with the dog.

(6) The frogs jumped into the well.

(7) The girl was thrilled to see her new bicycle.

(8) The birds were caught in the net.

(9) The children walked on the bridge.

Page no. 38 

Q. 4 Complete the paragraph with suitable words from the box.



across with along to
after next to into from

NCERT Solutions Class 5 English Unit 2 Lesson 4-Flying Together is just for reference. check the solutions before you use.

Ans. 3 One day, as I was walking along the bank of the river, I saw my friend running across the field. He was calling my name and waving to me. I stopped and waited. After sometime he reached where I was standing.

He said, “I went all around the town looking for you. I have some exciting news to share with you. Do you remember the old house next to the neem tree? Guess who is moving into that house? Janak Das, the great magician. Now we can learn lots of magic tricks from him.”

Q. 5 Fill in the blanks given below with question words.

For example, where do you live?

(1) Where do you play?

(2) When do you get up?

(3) What do you have for breakfast?

(4) When do you go to school?

(5) What do you like best in school- games, art or music?

(6) When is your birthday?

(7) What do you want for your birthday?

Page no. 39

Q. 6 Reference to context

Ans. 6  



“Well there is no hurry, the creeper is very small, it would be a pity to destroy it now.”

“So this is where the wild geese live”

The present article NCERT Solutions Class 5 English Unit 2 Lesson 4-Flying Together is for your help. Use carefully after checking spellings.



Who said this?  The geese The hunter
To whom was it said Wise Old bird (goose) To himself
When was it said? .When the creeper was small When the  hunter came for hunting
Draw pictures of the speakers of the above lines.

 Note :- you need to draw pictures of the speakers of the above lines.

Page No. 40

Fun Time

Q. 1 Here are some popular English proverbs. Read them aloud together and discuss what each could mean.

Ans. 1

1) Old is gold– It means old things are also precious to us.

2) As you sow shall you reap– It means that if you do good, you will get good and if you do bad you will get worse in the future.

3) Unity is strength- Means that we are strong as a union and weak if alone.

4) United we stand divided we fall- If we remain one no one can defeat us.

5) A friend in need is a friend in deed- The best friend is who remains with you in good and bad

Q.2 Look at this proverb: All’s well that ends well.

(i) Discuss what it means. Can you think of events/happenings in life where this proverb can be used?

Ans. It means that if the result is good, forget the difficulties you faced.

(ii) Write down your story or the event. Then read the paragraph to your neighbour.

Ans. Last year we made it to finals in kho-kho. It was a crucial match. We played at our best and won. At that time we all forget the hardship we had done to win. Everyone was happy and enjoyed the moments. It really proved all is well that ends well.

The clap word game 

Q. 3 Let’s play the clap word game. Where the word produces one sound, clap once, as in ‘creep’. Clap twice if the word can be broken up into two syllables as in cree – per, and thrice as in to – mo – rrow.

Ans. 3 You have to clap according to the syllables in the word given.

Clap once

Clap twice

Clap thrice

Geese Creeper Tomorrow
Throw Foolish Possible
flapped evening
trapped Struggled

More resources: To check how much syllables visit:- How Many Syllables

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NCERT Solutions Class 5 English Unit 2 Lesson 4-Flying Together, It is an assistive material.  One should refer to books and teachers. This is just for making reference available. There are so many activities which need to be undertaken for better understanding. Use it on own discretionary.


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