NCERT Class 6:A Pact With the Sun: A Pact with the Sun
Textual Questions and Exercises
Q1. What did the physicians ask Saeeda’s mother to do to get well? Did their advice help her? If not, why not?
Ans. The Physicians asked Saeeda’s mother not to take normal food. They also advised her to remain in her small and dingy room. The windows and doors should be closed to stop sunshine and fresh air.
Q2. What did the specialist prescribe in addition to medicine?
Ans. The specialist prescribed in addition to medicine to shift to a bigger room with open doors and windows. He also asked her to sit one hour daily in the sunshine and to breathe in fresh air.
Q3. What did Saeeda tell the sunrays to do?
Ans. Saeeda told the sunrays to come next day with lots of warmth and brightness.
Q4. Why were the sunrays keen to go down to the earth the next day?
Ans. The sunrays had promise to saeeda that they would come the next day. They feared that if they failed to reach on time the people would call them liars.