Choose the correct word/phrase to complete each sentence.
The firemen were able to ________ the fire in Chowk Street.
Read the following stories and
poetry and answer the questions
choosing the most appropriate
King without wits
All the animals of the forest gathered to elect their new king.
They chose the monkey because they were amused by his antics. The fox was very disappointed at not being chosen and waited for a chance to get it. One day, he found a piece of meat on a path. He realised at once it was the bait for a trap. But off he went to the monkey and offered to show him where it was, as a sign of his loyalty. The monkey king at once fell into the trap and the fox burst out laughing.
‘With so few wits, you cannot even rule yourself; let alone animals.’
Why did the fox show the piece of meat to the monkey? The fox showed the piece of meat to the monkey ___________.
A out of loyalty
B out of jealousy
C just for fun
D to prove that the monkey was a stupid king