The Lost Child NCERT Solutions for Class 9 English Moments Chapter 1
The Lost Child NCERT Text Book Questions and Answers
What are the things the child sees on his way to the fair? Why is he lagging behind?
Toys, sweets, garlands and balloons are the things the child sees on his way to the fair. He is attracted to his favourite things displayed in the shops. He stops at every shop to have a closer look at them. So, he is always lagging behind.
In the fair, he wants many things. What are they? Why does he move on without waiting for an answer?
The child wants to have a toy, sweets, a garland of Gulmohar and a colourful balloon. He knows that his parents would not buy these things him. So, he does not even ask for them and moves on without waiting for an answer.
When does he realise that he has lost his way? How has his anxiety and insecurity been described?
The child wants to have a ride on a roundabout. He asks his parents for permission. When there is no response, he realises that he has lost his way. He cannot see his parents. He starts crying bitterly. He runs here and there in search of his parents.
Why does the lost child lose interest in the things that he had wanted earlier?
The child is separated from his parents. He has lost his way in the fair. Nothing attracts him now. He wants his parents before anything else. So he has lost interest in the things that he had wanted earlier.
What do you think happens in the end? Does the child find his parents?
When the child was running here and there in search of his parents, a kind-hearted person rescued him.’ He must have tried to locate his parents. The man must have found them. The parents of the lost child also must have tried to locate the child. I think the child finds his parents.