A. 1.Why did the dog feel the need for a master?
The dog felt the need for a master because he was sick and tired of wandering about alone, looking for food and afraid of those
who were stronger than him.
2.Who did he first choose as his master? Why did he leave that master?
The dog first chose a big, strong and fierce wolf as his master. Once, The dog saw that the wolf was afraid that the bear would
eat them up. Since the dog wanted to serve only the strongest, he left the wolf and asked the bear who was stronger than the wolf to be his master.
3.Who did he choose next?
He chose the bear to be his next master.
He serve the Lion for a long time because he found there was no more powerful and stronger than lion in the forest and so no one dared to touch the dog or offend him in any way. Therefore, the dog lived happily by serving the lion for a long time.
5.Who did he finally choose as his master and why?
He finally chose man as his master because one day he realised that lion was afraid of man. As he wanted to serve someone who was the most powerful and stronger than anyone on earth, he chose man as his master.
6.Who do you think did Patrick’s homework – the little man, or Patrick himself? Give reasons for your answer
It was not the little man but Patrick himself had did his homework as little man did not know anything, in English, maths and human history. Patrick had to consult dictionary, guide him with maths and help him to read too. He stayed up at nights and worked hard. Therefore, it was Patrick who did the homework.
A summary of the story is given below. Fill in the blanks to complete it taking appropriate phrases from the box.
|stronger than anyone else
|the strongest of all
|afraid of man
|his own master
This is the story of —–––––—, who used to be ————— . He decided to find a master —–––––––—— . First he found — ———— , but the wolf was afraid of –––————–– . The dog thought that the bear was ———— . After some time the dog met —————— , who seemed the strongest. He stayed with the lion for a long time. One day he realised that the lion was ———— . To this day, the dog remains man’s best friend.
This is the story of a dog, who used to be his own master . He decided to find a master stronger than anyone else. First
he found a wolf , but the wolf was afraid of the bear . The dog thought that the bear was the strongest of all. After some time
the dog met a lion , who seemed the strongest. He stayed with the lion for a long time. One day he realised that the lion was
afraid of man. To this day, the dog remains man’s best friend.