NCERT Solutions for Class 9 English Beehive Chapter 1 The Fun They Had(Thinking About the Text)

NCERT Textbook Questions

Thinking about the Text
(Page 10)

I. Answer these questions in a few words or a couple of sentences each.

Question 1.

How old are Margie and Tommy?


Margie is eleven and Tommy is thirteen years old.

Question 2.

What did Margie write in her diary?


Margie wrote in her diary. “Today, 17 May 2157, Tommy found a real book.”

Question 3.

Had Margie ever seen a book before?


No, Margie had never seen a book before.

Question 4.

What things about the book did she find strange?


The book had yellow and wrinkled pages.
The words of the book were still. They did not move as the words move on the computer screen. She found these things strange.

Question 5.

What do you think a telebook is?


A telebook is displayed on the television screen and the text of a telebook is similar to a book.

Question 6.

Where was Margie’s school? Did she have any classmates?


Margie’s school was near her own bedroom. She did not have any classmates.

Question 7.

What subjects did Margie and Tommy learn?


Margie learnt Geography and Mathematics. Tommy learnt History and Mathematics.

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