Chapter 8

NCERT
Class 9
English
Solutions
III. Punctuation Use capital letters, full stops, question marks, commas and inverted commas wherever necessary in the following paragraph :

Question:

Punctuation Use capital letters, full stops, question marks, commas and inverted commas wherever necessary in the following paragraph : an arrogant lion was wandering through the jungle one day he asked the tiger who is stronger than you you O lion replied the tiger who is more fierce than a leopard asked the lion you sir replied the leopard he marched upto an elephant and asked the same question the elephant picked him up in his trunk swung him in the air and threw him down look said the lion there is no need to get mad just because you don’t know the answer.

Answer:

An arrogant lion was wandering through the jungle one day. He asked the tiger, “Who is stronger than you?”. “You, O Lion!,” replied the tiger. “Who is more fierce than a leopard?’ asked the lion. “You, sir” replied the leopard. He marched up to an elephant and asked the same question. The elephant picked him up in his trunk, swung him in the air and threw him down. “Look”, said the lion, “there is no need to get mad just because you don’t know the answer.”

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