Class 9 English Chapter 9 The Bond Of Love

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Class 9 English Chapter 9 The Bond Of Love

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The Bond of Love

Chapter – 9



Thinking about the text:


Given in the box are some headings. Find the relevant paragraphs in the text to match the headings:

An Orphaned cub; Bruno’s Food chart; An Accidental case

of poisoning: playful Baba; Pain of separation; Joy of

Reunion, A request to the Zoo; An Island in the courtyard.

Ans. An orphaned cub – Paragraph – 4

Bruno’s Food Chart – Para – 6

An Accidental case of poisoning: Para 8, 9, 10

Playful Baba – Para -12

Pain of separation – Para – 14, 15

Joy of Reunion – 19, 20

A request to the zoo- 17,18

An Island in the courtyard- 21, 22, 23

II. Answer the following questions: “I got him for her by accident”

(i) Who says this?

Ans. These words are spoken by the narrator, ( Kenneth Anderson).

(ii) Who do ‘him’ and ‘her’ refer to?

Ans. ‘Him’ refers to Bruno, the sloth bear. ‘Her’ refers to the narrator’s wife.

(iii) What is the incident referred to here?

Ans. The incident referred to the sloth bear which the narrator got him in a sugarcane field near Mysore.

2. “He stood on his head in delight.”

(i) Who does ‘he’ refer to?

Ans. ‘He’ refers to Bruno or Baba.

(ii) Why was he delighted?

Ans. He was delighted because he was getting petted by the narrator’s wife.

3. “We all miss him greatly; but in a sense we were relieved.”

(i) Who does ‘we all’ stand for?

Ans. “We all”  stands for the narrator’s family.

(ii) Who did they miss?

Ans. They missed poor Burno or Baba.

(iii) Why did they nevertheless feel relieved?

Ans. They nevertheless felt relieved because Baba was going to the zoo at mysore. He was too big to be kept at home.

III. Answer the following questions in 30-40 words each.

Q.1. On two occasions Bruno ate/drank something that should not be eaten/drunk. What happened to him on these occasions?

Ans. On one occasion Bruno drank Barium carbonate which was kept to kill mice and termites. He was paralyzed and treated by the vet.

On the other occasions he drank old engine oil but had no ill effect on him.

Q.2. Was Bruno a loving and playful pet? Why, then, did he have to be sent away.

Ans. Yes, Bruno was a loving and playful pet. 

  He had grown too big, Heavy and mischievous. As there were small children of the tenant’s family, so the bear was chained most of the time. Seeing his freedom revoked, it was decided to send him to the zoo where he could have all types of freedom and mischief.

Q.3. How was the problem of what to do with Bruno finally solved?

Ans. All were missing Bruno very much. The wife of the narrator is very troubled. She was inconsolable. One she requested to see Bruno. Both come to see Bruno. On seeing her Baba howled with happiness. She petted him and he stood on his head in delight. At their request to the curator and superintendent, Baba was back to the house.

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