The Snake Trying NCERT Solutions for Class 9 English Beehive Poem 9
The Snake Trying NCERT Text Book Questions and Answers
What is the snake trying to escape from?
The snake is trying to escape from a stroke. It is being chased by someone with a stick. The snake wanted to save itself from being hit or killed.
Is it a harmful snake? What is its colour?
No, it is not a harmful snake. It is not poisonous. It is a green snake. Green snakes are generally considered harmless.
The poet finds the snake beautiful. Find the words he uses to convey its beauty.
The poet finds the snake beautiful and graceful. The poet conveys its beauty by using the following words: curving of thin long body, beautiful, graceful shapes, small and green.
What does the poet wish for the snake?
The poet sees beauty in the snake. For him, it is not a harmful snake. He wishes that it should not be hurt by the stick. It should go under the water into the reeds to hide without being hurt.
Where was the snake before anyone saw it and chased it away? Where does the snake disappear?
The snake was lying on the sand till someone saw it and again chased it away. The snake disappeared in the ripples of the water among the green reeds.
Find out as much as you can about different kinds of snakes (from books in the library, or from
the Internet). Are they all poisonous? Find out the names of some poisonous snakes.
No, all snakes are not poisonous. Some of the poisonous snakes are Indian Cobra, Common Krait, Russell’s Viper and Saw-scaled Viper.