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Maya had some grains to feed the birds. She threw the grains on the ground. Some birds and animals came there one by one and had their food.

Ordinal and cardinal numbers

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Ordinal and cardinal numbers

Maya had some grains to feed the birds. She threw the grains on the ground. Some birds and animals came there one by one and had their food. The order they had the food is given below.

1. Crawing crow came first.

2. Pretty parrot came second.

3. Majestic dove came third.

4. Sweet myna came fourth.

5. Cute squirrel came fifth.

6. Naughty monkey came sixth and finished all the grains.

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In a library, the first 10 racks were allotted for magazines and dailies. Books that are arranged in different racks from 11th onwards as shown below.

Answer the following questions from the above picture.

i) Story books are arranged in the 13th  rack.

ii) Books on history can be found in the 16th rack.

iii) Between which two racks are mathematics books placed? 16th and 18th

iv) The English books are next to the 18th rack.

v) General Knowledge books are in the 11th  rack.

vi) My favourite books are in the 13th  rack.

Learn

What is special about 14th of November?

Wow! Children’s day

It comes on 29th of November.

14th of November, 29th of November are called ordinal numbers. It represents the order of a number.

14, 29 are cardinal numbers. They are counting numbers.

Practice

Answer the following questions based on the above calendar.

i) 3rd friday of November falls on 15th .

ii) 7th of November 2019 falls on  Thursday.

iii) 1st sunday of the month falls on 3rd November

iv) The day 15.11.2019 falls on  3rd  week of November.

v) If 4th of  November falls on saturday then  18th  of  November will be the 3rd saturday of the month.

Pleasure Time

i) Write the mobile number of your father or mother.

8883375808

Pick out and write the digits in the following positions.

7th digit is 5

6th digit is 7

2nd digit is 8

The last number appears in 10th  place.

ii) Find out who am I?

Here are the clues to find it out.

* I am 5 lettered word.

* You can sit on me.

* If you remove my first letter. I will be on your head.

* If you remove my second letter you can breathe me (in and out); I am everywhere.

Ans : CHAIR

iii) Here are the clues to find out.

* I am 8 lettered animal.

* My first and third letter are same.

* My last 3 letters refer to a small insect that you could find anywhere where there is sweet but I won’t fl y.

* My second letter is the first letter of the word that represent the national flower.

* I am the biggest animal on land.

Ans : ELEPHANT

iv) Find the name of the flower.

* The Fifth letter is ‘F’.

* The Second letter is ‘H’.

* The Fourth and nineth letter is ‘E’.

* ‘O’ will come in third and seventh position.

* The Tenth letter is ‘R’.

* The Eigth letter is 23rd letter in the sequence of alphabets.

* The First letter is 19th letter in alphabet’s list.

* The Sixth letter is twelfth letter of alphabets.

Ans : SHOEFLOWER

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