The Adventures of toto Question Answer
The Adventures of toto is the second chapter of CBSE Class IX book Moments. The Adventures of toto is written by Ruskin Bond. It is a comedy story where writer is narrating a story that his grandfather bought a monkey named toto. Toto was very mischievous monkey and he did a lot of loss in his home. Finally writer’s grandfather sold him back from where toto was bought. I have provided here possible question answer from the section think about it.
Question 1. How does Toto come to grandfather’s private zoo?
Answer: Grandfather bought Toto from a tonga-driver. The tonga driver kept the monkey tied to a feeding-trough. The monkey seemed out-of-place there so grandfather decided to put him in his private zoo.
Question 2. “Toto was a pretty monkey?” In what sense is Toto pretty?
Answer: The author calls Toto a pretty monkey because his eyes were bright and sparkling. His teeth were white like pearls. His fingers were quick. His tail added to his good looks.
Question 3. Why does grandfather take Toto to Saharanpur and how?
Answer: Toto was naughty monkey. He did not allow other pet animals to sleep at night. So, author’s grandfather had to take him along with him to Saharanpur when he went there to collect his pension. He was put into a bag. The ticket collector classified Toto as a dog because there was no special provision for monkey in the railways.
Question 4. How does Toto take a bath? Where has he learnt to do this? How does Toto almost boil himself alive?
Answer: Author’s grandmother gave Toto a large bowl of warm water for bath. He would test the temperature with his hand. Then he stepped into the bath, first one foot and then other. He would rub himself all over with the soap. He learned it all from the author.
A large kitchen kettle was on fire to boil tea. Toto removed its lid. He found the water warm and got into it. Soon water began to boil. He wanted to come out but he found it cold outside. He sat down again. He jumped up and down in the kettle. Then grandmother arrived and pulled him out. He was half burnt.
Question 5. Why does the author say, “Toto was not the sort of pet we could keep for long?”
Answer: Author’s grandfather bought Toto from a Tonga driver. He wanted to keep him as a pet. He put him in his private zoo. But he never became friendly with other animals. He was very mischievous. He kept on breaking things in the house. Author was to a rich man. So, he says this.