Question and Answers

Q.1  What did Akhter not answer his mother?

Ans. Akhter, being stubborn did not answer his mother. He was feeling cross and angry because he was made to do the work of servants and gardeners with his own hands.

Q.2  What did Mr. Inayat tell the children?

Ans. Mr. Inayat usually used to tell interesting stories of different parts of the world. But on that particular day, he told the children about the dignity of doing work with our own hands.

Q.3  What reason did Akhter give his under for being cross?

Ans. The reason for Akhtar’s anger was that he was forced to do the mean would. He believed that by doing out cast his greatness is decreased and was feeling ashame on his act.

Q.4  What did the teacher do himself?

Ans. The teacher swept the room and emptied the dustbin. The head master also took part in the activities by cleaning bathroom.

Q.5  What did the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) love?

Ans. Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) loved to do the work for himself and for others with his own hands. He never felt shy in repairing and mending his shoes, washing clothes and sweeping room. He proudly joined his companions in digging ditch during the Khandaq Battle.

Q.6  Were the companions of Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) like him?

Ans. Yes, the companions of Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) like him. They were the complete sketch of Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) personality and loved doing work with their hands. Hazrat Abu Bakr not did his own work but also helped others.

Q.7  What did Hazrat Abu Bakr do?

Ans. Hazrat Abu Bakr was the orthodox Caliph of Muslims. Following of footsteps of Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H), he did every kind of work, his own as well as of others. He fetched water far widows and neighbours who were very old and had no one to work for them.

Q.8  What did Hazrat Fatima do?

Ans. Hazrat Fatima was the beloved and dearest daughter of Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H). She could have servants being the daughter of Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H), but like her father she fetched water, ground corn and swept the house.

Q.9  How did Sultan Nasir uddin earned his living?

Ans. Sultan Nasir-uddin was a very pious Emperor of Muslims. He earned his living by making caps, although he could take money from the emperor’s treasury.

Q.10  What does everyone do in China?

Ans. People at China believe that all ought to work. Everyone has to spend sometime each year working in the fields or in a factor. Even the Prime Minister and his wife do the work.

Word Meanings

  1. cross – angry
  2. reason – cause
  3. pleasant – friendly
  4. surprised – astonished
  5. favourite – specially liked
  6. treat – behave towards somebody
  7. noble – showing high character
  8. feteree – went for an brought back
  9. advanced – developed


Dignity of Work

Greatness of work or significance of work stand in the meanings of dignity of work .It means that every kind of work is great. No matter how small or how trivial it is. By doing work with our own hands, our greatness is not curtailed and we should, not feel shy or disgrace in doing chores of daily life. Dignity of work is very importance because it produces the spirit of doing hard work which enables us to face the hardship of life. It creates modesty on our personality and helps in the modification of ourselves. It also makes us ethical and social. So, we should realize that by doing work with our own hands make us honourable and great.