Mowgli and the Bandar Log Questions & Answers

Mowgli and the Bandar Log Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Mowgli and the Bandar Log Questions & Answers.

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions & answers of The Wisdom in Carrots and The Land of the Little People so, you can check these posts as well.

Mowgli and the Bandar Log Questions & Answers

A Brief Summary

This is an excerpt from the Jungle Book which is written by Rudyard Kipling. In this story, the Bandar Log planned to kidnap Mowgli because Mowgli would be a useful person to keep in their tribe as he could weave sticks together for protection from wind. So, the Bandar-log tried to kidnap him and they became successful in their plan when Mowgli was taking a mid-day nap with Baloo and Bagheera. They were very happy after kidnapping him. The Bandar-log were carrying Mowgli very rashly from one tree to another tree. Initially, Mowgli was not at all feeling well but after some time he started to enjoy that ride. Then, the Kite saw Mowgli and through the Kite, Mowgli tried to convey message to his friends.

Word Galaxy

  • Invented – (here) came up with
  • Swash – rush
  • Glimpses – short, quick looks
  • Howled – cried aloud
  • Inherited – learnt from his parents
  • Escort – companion
  • Lower limbs – lower branches
  • Instincts – inborn habits
  • Swaying – moving

Mowgli and the Bandar Log Questions & Answers

Question 1: What was the ‘brilliant idea’ the Bandar-log had?

Answer: The brilliant idea the Bandar-log had was to keep Mowgli in the tribe as he could be of good help.

Question 2: How did the Bandar-log steal Mowgli away?

Answer: The Bandar-log followed Baloo, Bagheera and Mowgli till the mid-day nap time; then they held Mowgli tight through legs and arms while sleeping and swayed him away in the upper branches of the tree.

Question 3: ‘Though sick and giddy, Mowgli enjoyed the wild rush.’ Explain.

Answer: Mowgli was feeling giddy and sick for being carried by the Bandar-log in the upper branches of the trees yet it was enjoyable as the swings seemed thrilling to him.

Question 4: Read the lines and answer the questions:

Mowgli, the Frog. Man-cub they call me! Mark my trail!

(a) Who said these words and to whom?

Answer: Mowgli said these words to the Kite.

(b) Why did he say these words?

Answer: Mowgli said this because Kite wanted to know as to from whose side this message should be passed on to Bagheera and Baloo.

(c) What does ‘Mark my Trail’ mean?

Answer: ‘Mark my Trail’ means following the path through or direction in which Mowgli was being swayed away.

Question 5: Read the lines and answer the questions:

In whose name, Brother?

(a) Who said these words and to whom?

Answer: The Kite said these words to Mowgli.

(b) Where was Mowgli when these words were said?

Answer: The Kite said these words when Mowgli was being dragged up to a tree top by the Bandar-log.

(c) Why were these words said?

Answer: These words were said when Mowgli gave message to the Kite for helping him by marking his trail.

So, these were Mowgli and the Bandar Log Questions & Answers.

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