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NCERT Solutions for Class 4 EVS Chapter 3: A Day with Nandu

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NCERT Solutions for Class 4 EVS Chapter 3: A Day with Nandu

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NCERT Solutions for Class 4 EVS

Chapter 3- A Day with Nandu

NCERT Page No. 22

Find Out

(a) Nandu is only three months old, but he weighs 200 kilograms. What is your weight?

(b) Can you find out – the weight of how many children like you will add up to Nandu’s weight?

Answer.

(a) My weight is 25 kilograms.

(b) My weight = 25 kg

Nandu’s weight = 200 kg

So, number of children who are like me will add up to Nandu’s weight = 200 ÷ 20 = 10

NCERT Page No. 24

Like elephants, some other animals also live together in groups. These animal groups are called herds. Animals in herds usually move around together, searching for food.

(a) If you were Nandu, and you lived in a herd, what kind of things would you do?

(b) In the elephant herd, the oldest female elephant decides everything. Who takes decisions in your family?

(c) Make a collage of a herd of elephants in your notebook. For this, collect as many pictures of elephants that you can. Cut out the elephants and stick them in the notebook.

Answer.

(a) I would play, dance, eat and have fun with all members of my group.

NCERT Page No. 25

(a) Nandu did things that he liked to do. If you could spend a whole day with your friends, what all would you do?

(b) Find out and write, which other animals live in herds.

(c) Do you also live in a group? Do you like to live together like that? What do you think are the good and the bad points of living in a group? Write them.

Good Points

Bad Points

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(d) How do elephants feel when they are kept in chains? Discuss and share your feelings.

Answer.

(a) If I could spend a whole day with my friends, I would play, dance and eat the whole day with them.

(b) Animals like deer, sheep, penguins, cows, rhinos, etc., live in herds.

(c) Yes, I also live in a group with my friends at school and with my family at home. Good and bad points of living in a group are:

Good Points

Bad Points

We can help each other whenever required.

Living together is good for security.

Living together also gives us strength.

Living together makes celebrations more fun.

 

There may be quarrels or fights.

Our personal life may get affected.

We have to share food and space.

 

(d) When elephants are kept in chains they must be feeling very bad as they cannot move freely and enjoy with their friends and family.

NCERT Page No. 26

(a) Have you ever taken a ride on an elephant? How did it feel?

(b) Which animals have you sat on? Write their names.

(c) You must have seen many animals around you – in books, in movies. Some may be alone, some in groups. Find out more about any one of these animals and write about it.

Answer.

(a) Yes, once I took a ride on an elephant. I enjoyed it a lot.

(b) I have sat on an elephant and a camel.

(c) Generally, I see dogs around me. It is the most faithful animal. It likes to eat meat, bones, bread, milk, etc. Police use dogs to catch thieves or detect bombs. People keep dogs to keep a watch on their houses. 

NCERT Page No. 27

Think and Write

(a) Why do you think the egret is sitting on the buffalo?

(b) Have you seen any animal riding on another animal? Write its name.

  • The animal which is riding.
  • The animal which gives the ride.

(c) Which animals do we use for riding?

(d) Which animals do we use for carrying loads?

Answer.

(a) The egret is sitting on the buffalo to eat insects that are sticking to the buffalo’s skin. They both benefit each other as the egret gets its food and the buffalo gets rid of germs and insects.

(b) An oxpecker rides on a zebra to eat ticks and parasites that live on the skin of zebra.

(c) We use horse, elephant, camel, donkey, etc., for riding.

(d) Animals like elephant, horse, donkey, buffalo, oxen, etc., are used for carrying loads.

NCERT Page No. 30

Discuss

(a) You have read what these animals say. Why do you think that some of them are sad?

(b) How do you think they are different – the monkeys that dance to entertain people and the monkeys that are free?

(c) How many legs does this elephant have?

Answer.

(a) Some of the animals are sad because people keep them away from their families and use them for their own purpose. These animals are not happy with the work have to do. They want to live free and enjoy with their friends and families.

(b) The monkeys that dance to entertain people are unhappy because they cannot enjoy freedom and have to follow their master’s instructions. But the monkeys that are free, live in the forest, do whatever they like, go wherever they want and enjoy their life a lot.

(c) This elephant has four legs.

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