Row 1, Col 1 What is the first level in which questions can be answered? Right there.
1,2 What is the second level in which questions can be answered? Think, search, find
1,3 What is the third level in which questions can be answered? Author and Me
1,4 What is the last level in which questions can be answered? On My Own
2,1 Name four words that describe Rikki’s characterization at the beginning of the story. Playful, curious, friendly, restless, etc.
2,2 Who is the first snake that Rikki-Tikki-Tavi kills? Karait
2,3 Name at least two characteristics that describe Chuchundra. Timid, helpless, sneaky, etc.
2,4 Where was Nag and Nagaina’s nest hidden? In the melon patch near the wall
3,1 How does Darzee’s wife help Rikki-Tikki with his plan? She pretends her wing is broken to distract Nagaina.
3,2 Why does Darzee sing a heroic song for Rikki? Rikki killed Nag.
3,3 Define simile and give an example of one from the story. A simile is a comparison made that uses like or as Examples will vary.
3,4 Define onomatopoeia and give an example from the text. A word whose sound suggests its meaning. Answers will vary.
4,1 Define personification. The act of giving human qualities to animal or inanimate objects.
4,2 Which animal shows the most courage in helping Rikki-Tikki? Darzee’s wife.
4,3 Why does Rikki-Tikki bring the cobra egg with him to the verandah? He wants to distract Nagaina from hurting the family and get her attention
4,4 In the battle with Nag, what contributes most to Rikki-Tikki’s success? His determination
5,1 Why do Nag and Nagaina want to kill Teddy and his parents? To get rid of the mongoose.
5,2 Why isn’t Rikki sympathetic to Nagaina’s plea to spare her last egg and let her “go away and never come back?” Nagaina was very sneaky and the bungalow would never be safe with a cobra living there. Plus, the babies would also become very dangerous.
5,3 What specific type of genre is Rikki-Tikki-Tavi? Folk Tale
5,4 What four characteristics make Rikki-Tikki-Tavi the type of genre it is? It is a fictional story, it is associated with children, it contains all elements of plot, and it has talking animals.