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. The writer, Kenneth Anderson says this.

(ii) Who do ‘him’ and her refer to?

Ans. ‘Him’ refers to Bruno, the orphaned bear. ‘Her’ refers to the writer’s wife.

(iii) What is the incident referred to here?

Ans. Two years previously the writer and his companions were passing through the sugarcane fields near Mysore. People were driving the wild pigs by shooting. While some were shot, some escaped. Suddenly a black sloth bear came out painting in the hot sun. The writer did not like to kill the bear. But one of his companions shot it dead. They saw that the black fur on the dead animal’s back moved and left the body. Then they found that it was a baby bear riding on its mother’s back.

The baby bear was caught; brought to Bangalore and presented to the writer’s wife.

2. “He stood on his head in delight.”

(i) Who does ‘he’ refers to?

Ans. ‘He’ refers to Baba, the tame bear.

(ii) Why was he delighted?

Ans. Baba was delighted to see the writer’s wife. The writer’s wife came to the zoo to see Baba. As soon as she came near the cage Baba recognised her and howled with happiness. She ran up to him, petted him through the bars and he stood on his head in delight.

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

(i) Who does ‘we all’ stand for?

Ans. “We all” stands for the writer, his wife, his son and friends.

(ii) Who did they miss?

Ans. They missed Baba, the tame bear.

(iii) Why did they nevertheless feel relieved?

Ans. The felt relieved in the sense that when Baba was sent away they became free from taking care of him such as feeding him, keeping him in chain etc.

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 happend to him on these occasions?

Ans. On the first occasion Bruno ate barium carbonate, a poison paralysis set on. He was cured by a veterinary doctor applying hypodermic injections of antidotes.

On the second occasion he drank a gallon of engine oil. This time he escaped without any harm.

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 was fond of the author, his wife and his son. Out of love for him the author’s wife changed his name from Bruno to Baba.

Yet he had to be sent away because he had grown too big to be kept at home. Because of the tenants’ children he had to be kept in chain for most of the time.

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

Ans. Finally Bruno was brought back to the author’s home. An island with a six feet wide and seven feet deep trench ran round the island Bruno was released on the island.

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