Have you ever been in a serious fight only to realize later that it was unnecessary and futile? Share you experience/viewswith others frankly and honestly.
This question requires you to use your own perspective as well as your analytical skills. The answer to the question would vary from one person to another. It is suggested that you read the text carefully and try attempting it on your own.
In what way is the forest pool different from the one which Ranji knewin the Rajputana desert?
The other boy asked Ranji to 'explain' himself.
(i) What did he expect Ranji to say?
(ii) Was he, in your opinion, right or wrong to ask this question?
Between Ranji and the other boy, who is trying to start a quarrel? Givea reason for your answer.
"Then we will have to continue the fight," said the other.
(i) What made him say that?
(ii) Did the fight continue? If not, why not?
What is it that Ranji finds difficult to explain at home?