Papaya’s Adventure Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Papaya’s Adventure Questions & Answers.

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions & answers of Robin Hood and John Little and A Battle in the Jungle so, you can check these posts as well.

Papaya’s Adventure Questions & Answers

  • Adventure – exciting experience
  • Bonding – agreement, get united
  • Sensitive – easily offended or emotionally hurt
  • Shikaras – water taxies
  • Accompany – to go with, escort
  • Transporting – carrying from one place to another

Question 1: Why was the little kitten named papaya by the children?

Answer: The little kitten was named papaya by the children because one fine day it ate up nearly half a big ripe papaya which was placed on the dining table.

Question 2: Read the line and answer the questions:

That was not the only odd things about their cat.

(a) What is the ‘odd’ things spoken about here?

Answer: The odd things spoken about here is the name of a cat “papaya” and her love for Papayas.

(b) What were her other special qualities?

Answer: The special qualities were:
i. Golden eyes.
ii. White whiskers and paws.
iii. Grey and white fur with spots.
iv. She likes to travel.

Question 3: How did the little pet travel all the way to Kashmir?

Answer: The little pet travelled all the way to Kashmir in a closely woven basket.

Question 4: Read the line and answer the questions:

“These are Shikaras little water taxies.”

(a) Who said these words to whom?

Answer: Father said these words to Nira and Niren.

(b) Where did they find the Shikaras? Describe how the Shikaras looked?

Answer: They found Shikaras at the Dal Lake of Kashmir. The Shikaras, the little water taxies looked colourful with different cushions and curtains.

(c) What did they do afterwards?

Answer: Afterwards, they climbed to one of the large house boat named the star of Kashmir, having pink curtains and flower pots.

Papaya’s Adventure Questions & Answers

Question 5: What did Nira and Niren enjoy watching in Kashmir?

Answer: They enjoyed watching the natural beauty of Kashmir and also the shikaras moving down the lake transporting flowers and vegetables.

Question 6: Read the line and answer the questions:

“She wants to look around.”

(a) Who is she?

Answer: Here, she refers to a kitten Papaya.

(b) How did the speaker know what she wanted?

Answer: As soon as the lid of the basket was opened, Papaya came out with angry miaow. This let the mother know that papaya wanted to look around.

(c) What does this tell you about the speaker?

Answer: The statement shows the concern of a mother towards the cat who was living like their family member.

Question 7: Why do you think Papaya felt that she had been tricked?

Answer: Since the cat feared of water, so the family had taken papaya on the lake with them where there was water all around without letting it to see. And they were moving, thus, they tricked her.

Question 8: Do you think Papaya was a good traveling cat? Explain why /why not in your own words.

Answer: Yes, papaya was a good traveling cat. Inspite of being kept in a woven basket, bumped and carried roughly here and there, she kept sitting without any sound of anger and slept inside the basket. 

Question 9: Do you think Nira and Niren should not have brought papaya to the house boat? Discuss.

Answer: Yes, Nira and Niren should not brought papaya to their house boat as there were water surrounding and cat feared water.

So, these were Papaya’s Adventure Questions & Answers.