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The Magic Pencil (Story): Questions with Answers

4th English : Term 3 Unit 3 : Secret of Success : The Magic Pencil (Story): Text Book Back Exercises Questions with Answers, Solution

A. Choose the best answer.

1. Chris enjoyed doing all sorts of things except, writing and ________.

a. singing

b. art

c. acting

Answer: b. art 

2. One day Chris tried to draw a __________.

a. rectancular

b. circle

c. Triangle

Answer: b. circle

3. Pencil asked him to draw _________.

a. pair of eyes

b. pair of ears

c. Face

Answer: a. pair of eyes 

4. Draw me some hair, quickly, I look like a ___________.

a. princess

b. lollipop

c. prince

Answer: b. lollipop 

5. Before going to bed that night, Chris gave his new teacher a _______.

a. hearty thanks

b. costly pen

c. a ring

Answer: a. hearty thanks 


B. Answer the following questions.

1. What was the truth finally learned by Chris?

Finally Chris learnt that he could draw better if he continued to practise.

2. How can we do our work better?

We should practise continuously. We should enjoy doing it. Thus we can do our work better.

3. Why did he rub the circle again and again?

The circle did not look round and good. So he rubbed the circle again and again.

4. Why was Chris worried?

The next morning Chris could not find the pencil. So he was worried.

5. What is the one thing you will try and improve after reading the story? How?

I will try my best to improve what I have done. For that, I will do it again and again. I will also enjoy doing it.




A. Read the passage 3 times and colour the medal for each time.

The school was decorated for the Annual Sports Day. The children came to the running track to cheer the runners. The next event was 800 meters running. Megala was in the race. She wanted to win the race, but the other runners were district and divisional winners. The race started. All had to finish two laps. At the end of the first lap, Megala was in the fifth place. Suddenly, she fell on the ground. Everyone ran to help her. But before that she got up and started to run. All children and teachers cheered her. She had come last, but the headmaster gave her a special prize.

Answer the following questions.

1. What was the event Megala participated?

Megala participated in the 800 meters running.

2. Why did everyone support Megala?

Megala competed with district and divisional winners.

So everyone supported her.

3. What is the main idea of the story?

Perseverance pays.

4. Why did the head master give Megala a special prize?

Megala persisted in her efforts. She did not give up. So the headmaster gave Megla a special prize.




Let us look at the picture and read the story:

Once a cap seller slept under the tree.

The monkeys came down and took all the caps.

They wore the hats and started making fun of him by imitating him.

He threw his cap down and the monkeys also did so. Finally he collected his caps and went away happily.

Let us learn how to write a story using picture boards.

Step 1: Look at the picture and find the characters.

Step 2: Look at the picture and find what they are doing.

Step 3: Write it in a simple sentence.

Step 4: Repeat the steps as many times as you want.

Yes, it is that easy to write our own story. Do you want to try?

Complete the following picture board.

A stork and crab were friends

The crab saw the stork catching fish. It requested the bird to take him to a stream with fish.

The stork agreed. Carrying the crab on his back the stork started flying.

On the way the crab held the bird's neck tightly with his claws. Both of them fell down and died.


I Can Do


A. Choose the correct option

1. The child got an __________ for winning the race.

a. award

b. magic

c. shock

Answer: a. award

2. I got __________ to see his favourite heroine.

a. fend

b. chance

c. deaf

Answer: b. chance


B. Match with the opposite gender.

1. prince – bridegroom

2. hero – princes

3. bride – heroine


1. prince – princes

2. hero – heroine

3. bride – bridegroom


C. Write the correct word.

( rooster, king, hen, tiger, queen, tigress)


D. Recite the poem Never give up with correct intonation.


E. Match the rhyming words.

1. earn - day

2. fend - learn

3. glow - end

4. play - slow


1. earn - learn

2. fend - end

3. glow - slow

4. play - day


F. Fill in the blanks with present continuous tense of the given word.

a. They are eating (eat) their breakfast.

b. He is reading (read) a news paper.

C. Bharathi is writing (write) his home work.


Learning Outcome

Now I can...

read and understand the prose and supplementary.

Use masculine and feminine nouns.

use the present continuous tense.

listen and respond to the audio.

talk to friends about their holiday.

read the passage and identify the main idea.

write story using the picture boards.

recite poem and identify the rhyming words.

Note to the teacher: Ask children to colour the balloon when they achieve the learning outcome.

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