NCERT Solutions for Class 4 English Poem Noses


New Words

mirror    funniest    breathing    sticking    giggle

Answer

1) Mirror: a glass which reflects a clear image Example sentences: 1) I always look at myself in the mirror before going to school. 2) Mirror always tells the truth.

2) Funniest: causing laughter Example sentences: 1) My brother told me the funniest story. 2) He is the funniest writer.

3) Breathing: taking in and throwing out of air Example sentences: 1) We cannot live without breathing. 2) He was breathing his last moments.

4) Sticking:fixed Example sentences: 1) Ram is not sticking to his point. 2) You should  be sticking to your decision.

5) Giggle: to laugh Example sentences: 1) They giggle at my jokes. 2) My parents giggle while watching any comedy movie.

Questions

1. Why does the poet feel that the nose is a funny thing?

Ans. The nose grows where it is and stick out of the face. Therefore, it is a funny thing.


2. Why is a nose important for you?

Ans. The nose has two holes through which I breathe. Therefore, it is important for my life.

3. Does the child in the poem like her nose? Why do you think so?

Ans. Yes, the child likes her nose. She considers it to be a funny thing, which sticks out just like a handle.


4. Describe a few funny things you have seen. Do they make you language.

Ans. A few funny things that I know are mustaches of men, hairstyle of ladies and some dresses of men and women. Yes, they make me laugh.

5. What does features mean? Look up the dictionary. What are the different kinds of features of people we come across in the world? Discuss.

Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based on their own experiences and observations.

Ans. Features mean parts of face or ‘distinctive parts’ or ‘appearance’. Some kinds of features are as under:

(i) People with round nose.

(ii) People with flat nose

(iii) People with short nose

(iv) People with long nose


6. What is your favourite fruit? Describe it in five sentences.

Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based on their own experiences and observations.

Ans. My favourite fruit is apple. It is very tasty. I eat apple with its peel. It has small seeds.

Question 1:

1. Sit in groups.

2. Look at your friend’s face and describe what you see. Use words like long, round, oval, slanted, sharp, flat to help you. You can use other words also. __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________

3. What is your favourite fruit?Describe it in five sentences.(a) How does it smell?__________________________________(b) How does it look?__________________________________(c) How does it feel?__________________________________(d) When you bite it what sound does it make?__________________________________(e) How does it taste?__________________________________

Answer

Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based on their own experiences and observations.

1) My friend has a long face. 2) She has a flat nose. 3) She has big sparkling black eyes.

  • (a) My favourite fruit is mango. It smells good.It is yellow in colour. it is very soft to eat. It makes a ‘slurp-slurp’ sound.  It tastes delicious.

Question 1:

1. Do you know a fish breathes from its gills? Write two sentences about other animals which can breathe under water. ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________

2. Punctuate the following passage. mother father neelam said i have got a fire engine ive got a fire engine whats this whats this called mother somewhat confused by the noise ive got a fire engine mother come and see it. ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________

3. Using a red pencil, choose and circle the things whose smell you like. Now with a blue pencil circle the things whose smell you do not like. Make five sentences like this –

I like / do not like the smell of …………. because it reminds me of……….

petrolchipsdirty shoespaint
roseshampoosoapgarbage
scentrotten fruitagarbatticoffee
chocolatechampamarigoldelaichi

(a) ____________________________________________________

(b) ____________________________________________________

(c) ____________________________________________________

(d) ____________________________________________________

(e) ____________________________________________________

Answer

1.

  • The frog can breathe in water through their skin.
  • Water snails breathe in water using their gills.

2. Mother, father and Neelam said I have got a fire engine, I’ve got a fire engine. ”What’s this? What’s this? called mother somewhat confused by the noise. “I’ve got a fire engine mother. Come and see it.”

3. Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based o their own experiences and observations. (a) I like the smell of soap because it reminds me of rose.

(b) I do not like the smell of rotten fruit as it reminds me of garbage.

(c) I like the smell of paint as it reminds me of my favourite perfume.

(d) I do not like the smell of dirty shoes as it reminds me of rotten tomatoes.

(e) I like the smell of chips as it reminds me of cheese pizza.

Question 1:

mirror    funniest    breathing    sticking    giggle

Answer

1) Mirror: a glass which reflects a clear image Example sentences: 1) I always look at myself in the mirror before going to school. 2) Mirror always tells the truth.

2) Funniest: causing laughter Example sentences: 1) My brother told me the funniest story. 2) He is the funniest writer.

3) Breathing: taking in and throwing out of air Example sentences: 1) We cannot live without breathing. 2) He was breathing his last moments.

4) Sticking:fixed Example sentences: 1) Ram is not sticking to his point. 2) You should  be sticking to your decision.

5) Giggle: to laugh Example sentences: 1) They giggle at my jokes. 2) My parents giggle while watching any comedy movie.

Question 1:

  1. Why does the poet feel that the nose is a funny thing?
  2. Why is a nose important for you?
  3. Does the child in the poem like her nose? Why do you think so?

Answer

1) The poet feels that the nose is a funny thing because it grows straight with two little holes in it.

2) Nose is important for us as it helps us in breathing.

3 No, the child in the poem does not likes her nose. It is so because she always laughs when she sees her nose in the mirror.

Question 1:

  1. Describe a few funny things you have seen. Do they make you laugh?
  2. What does features mean? Look up the dictionary. What are the different kinds of features of people we come across in the world? Discuss.

Answer

Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based on their own personal experiences and observations.

1) The funny things that I have seen are pigs grunting and frogs hopping. They always make me laugh.

2) Features are the different characteristics of people. We come across different kinds of features in the world. Some of them are very shy while some are talkative.

Question 1:

1. Sit in groups.

2. Look at your friend’s face and describe what you see. Use words like long, round, oval, slanted, sharp, flat to help you. You can use other words also. __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________

3. What is your favourite fruit?Describe it in five sentences.(a) How does it smell?__________________________________(b) How does it look?__________________________________(c) How does it feel?__________________________________(d) When you bite it what sound does it make?__________________________________(e) How does it taste?__________________________________

Answer

Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based on their own experiences and observations.

1) My friend has a long face. 2) She has a flat nose. 3) She has big sparkling black eyes.

  • (a) My favourite fruit is mango. It smells good.It is yellow in colour. it is very soft to eat. It makes a ‘slurp-slurp’ sound.  It tastes delicious.

Question 1:

1. Do you know a fish breathes from its gills? Write two sentences about other animals which can breathe under water. ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________

2. Punctuate the following passage. mother father neelam said i have got a fire engine ive got a fire engine whats this whats this called mother somewhat confused by the noise ive got a fire engine mother come and see it. ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________

3. Using a red pencil, choose and circle the things whose smell you like. Now with a blue pencil circle the things whose smell you do not like. Make five sentences like this –

I like / do not like the smell of …………. because it reminds me of……….

petrolchipsdirty shoespaint
roseshampoosoapgarbage
scentrotten fruitagarbatticoffee
chocolatechampamarigoldelaichi

(a) ____________________________________________________

(b) ____________________________________________________

(c) ____________________________________________________

(d) ____________________________________________________

(e) ____________________________________________________

Answer

1.

  • The frog can breathe in water through their skin.
  • Water snails breathe in water using their gills.

2. Mother, father and Neelam said I have got a fire engine, I’ve got a fire engine. ”What’s this? What’s this? called mother somewhat confused by the noise. “I’ve got a fire engine mother. Come and see it.”

3. Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based o their own experiences and observations. (a) I like the smell of soap because it reminds me of rose.

(b) I do not like the smell of rotten fruit as it reminds me of garbage.

(c) I like the smell of paint as it reminds me of my favourite perfume.

(d) I do not like the smell of dirty shoes as it reminds me of rotten tomatoes.

(e) I like the smell of chips as it reminds me of cheese pizza.

Question 1:

What is it?

Tall ears, Twinkly nose, Tiny tail, And –hop, he goes!

What is he – Can you guess? I feed him carrots And watercress.

His ears are long, His tail is small – And he doesn’t make any noise at all!

Tall ears, Twinkly nose, Tiny tail, And – hop, he goes!– Marie Louise Allen

Write three pairs of words that rhyme with each other. _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________

Answer

Nose         Goes

Guess        Watercress

Long          Small


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