Long Answer Type Questions

  1. The author didn’t go for the bicycle ride he had planned with his friend why?

Ans. The author and his friend had planned to go for a ride on the bicycle, but the two couldn’t make it. His friend dismantled all the parts of the bicycle one-by-one. He first took out the front wheel and then the ball bearing from it. The chain was his next victim before he finally moved on to the gear-case. It took his friend the entire day to fix these parts back into their place and then he finally left for his home.

  1. Author’s friend had taken out the parts of the bicycle easily, but he really had tough time fixing them. Explain this with suitable example.

Ans. The author’s friend has taken out the ball bearings from the front wheel without any alarm. He then started fixing the front wheel only to realise latter that he had not put those bearings back into their place. He then moved to the chain.

He first tightened it to an extent that it wasn’t moving and loosened twice its earlier state. The gear-case was the most complicated one. He took it easily, but a tough time fixing it back.

Value Based Questions

  1. We should not mess up with things that belong to others. Elaborate.

Ans. We should treat things that belongs to others with utmost care. We should treat them even more cautiously than we would have treated our things.

There are many things around us that we consider dear to us. Similarly people are also emotional about their things and we must respect their feelings.

Treating other’s thing’s callously will make them lose their trust on us and they might not lend their things to us again. We should take utmost care while handling things belonging to others and must return them at once when our job is done.

  1. Friendship is a great relation. We all must treasure our friends. Explain.

Ans. It is great to have friends in life. They add colours to our life. There are many things which we cannot share with our family, but can share with our friends easily.

Our friends help us in our time of need and stand beside us during our thick and thin. We trust them and can rely on them in times of need. We must be helpful and understanding towards our friend and must always be available to render our help to them.