Hi Everyone!! This article will share The Discover Delhi Hunt Questions & Answers.
In my previous posts, I have also shared the questions and answers of Travel, Planning a Surprise and Children’s Hour so, you can check these posts as well.
The Discover Delhi Hunt Questions & Answers
Question 1: Where were Rehan’s parents planning to host his birthday party?
Answer: Rehan’s parents were planning to host his birthday party at a newly opened mall nearby their apartment in Gurgaon.
Question 2: In what ways were Saba and Rehan similar?
Answer: Saba and Rehan were similar because they both believed that the malls were boring and were tired of malls and mall hopping.
Question 3: Who was the quizzer in the group and who was the one most interested in food?
Answer: Saba was the quizzer in the group and Manmeet was the one most interested in food.
Question 4: Where did the friends remember seeing the canopy whose photo Vikram had?
Answer: The friends remembered seeing it on the way to the mosque.
Question 5: Where did Rehan cut his birthday cake?
Answer: Rehan cut his birthday cake on the hillock under the dome at Metcalfe’s Folly.
Question 6: What was the Discover Delhi Hunt?
Answer: The Discover Delhi Hunt was a kind of treasure hunt organized by Rehan’s cousin, Saba to celebrate his birthday. It was about exploring important places and historical monuments across Delhi. Children were given some clues and they have to figure out the place. After reaching there, some tasks were given which they had to complete.
Question 7: Why did Rehan like being at the dargah in Nizamuddin Basti?
Answer: Rehan liked being at the dargah in Nizamuddin Basti because after offering prayers at the dargah with his friends, he felt that the sufi saint was blessing him. Besides this, as he was living among the skyscrapers of Gurgaon, he liked the peace and calm of the basti.
The Discover Delhi Hunt Questions & Answers
Question 8: ‘This was a good idea!’ What idea was Rehan referring to?
Answer: Rehan was referring to the idea of distributing the gifts to the nursery students of the municipal school in the basti. It was an unusual experience for all of them.
Question 9: What was unusual about the birthday gift that Saba gave Rehan?
Answer: Saba gifted Rehan an intricate 3D Jigsaw puzzle of a dinosaur. When the children started assembling it, they discovered the spine that would hold it together was missing and at the bottom of the box was a message which was clue for their next hunt where they found the missing spine of their puzzle.
Question 10: In what condition was Balban’s tomb?
Answer: Balban’s tomb was octagonal and was in ruins. All the arches were in good shape thought the other parts of the tomb were badly in need of repair and restoration.
Question 11: Read the lines and answer the questions:
“Thanks, Uncle! Couldn’t have done this without your help,’ said Saba.
(a) Who was ‘Uncle’?
Answer: Uncle was retired Air Commodore Narendra Sharma, Saba’s neighbour.
(b) What could Saba not have done without his help?
Answer: Without his help, Saba could not have arranged activities at Air Force Museum.
(c) Why had she planned to do this?
Answer: She had planned to do this to let children know about Indian Air Force.
Question 12: Read the lines and answer the questions:
‘Upar dekho! Look up!’ said Zarine, pointing to the ceiling.
(a) Where was Zarine?
Answer: Zarine was at the tomb of Jamali and Kamali.
(b) Why did she ask the others to look up?
Answer: She asked the others to look up because the ceiling was covered with the same intricate red and blue designs they were looking for.
(c) What were they doing?
Answer: They were searching for the red and blue floral pattern, the kind found in old carpets.
Question 13: In what way was the visit to the eatery in Chandni Chowk different and enjoyable?
Answer: The visit to the eatery in Chandni Chowk was different and enjoyable in many ways. Children learnt to make paratha from Maharaj ji himself. Saba created competition among them by announcing that the one who will make the roundest paratha will get a prize. That is how, children got to work. First, they had chosen filling of their choice out of 25 varieties then Maharaj ji demonstrated how to roll out the dough into a small circle, put the filling in the middle and roll it out into a round shape. It looked simple but when children tried they went haywire. Anyhow they made their paratha of different shapes and enjoyed a lot.
Question 14: The Delhi Hunt planned by Saba was informative and enjoyable. It also made Rehan and his friends think creatively and logically and stimulated their curiosity to explore and discover. Above all it made them experience the joy of giving. Discuss with references from the text.
Answer: The Delhi Hunt planned by Saba was not only informative and enjoyable but also made Rehan and his friends think creatively and logically and stimulated their curiosity to explore and discover. This is because Saba planned the hunt in such a way that it led children to many places across Delhi. Then, she gave them clues which they had to crack to figure out the name of the place. After reaching there, task was given to them which they happily completed. In this way, they thought logically to discover and explore new places. They came to know about the Indian Air Force and planes at Air Force Museum. They also learnt to make paper planes. At Nizamuddin Basti, children distributed gifts to the nursery students of the Municipal school which was an unusual experience for them. That is how, they learnt and felt the joy of giving.
So, these were The Discover Delhi Hunt Questions & Answers.