11 May 2022

Samacheer Kalvi 9th English Unit 3 Supplementary Book Back

9th Book Back English – Unit 3: Earthquake

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Samacheer Kalvi 9th English Unit 3 Earthquake Book Back:


Unit – 3 Earthquake

A. Fill in the blanks with words from the text.

  1. The name of the narrator is _________________ .
  2. There were _________________ villages in the valley.
  3. Brij went to Pauri to buy his _________________ .
  4. The soldiers had set up a _________________
  5. Bhuli had been buried under the debris for _________________  hours.


  1. Brij
  2. six hundred and seventy
  3. school books
  4. makeshift hospital
  5. hundred and sixteen

B. Based on your understanding of the story, choose the right answers from the options.

1. Brij started a tea shop because he wanted to _________________ .
(a) start a company.
(b) serve the people.
(c) go on a pilgrimage.
(d) become a tour guide.
(b) serve the people

2. Molthi was completely devastated because of _________________ .
(a) a high intensity earthquake.
(b) thunder and hail storm!
(c) drought and famine.
(d) flash floods
a high intensity earthquake.

3. The brother searched everywhere and looked dejected because _________________ .
(a) he couldn’t find his house.
(b) he couldn’t locate his sister.
(c) he was hungry and didn’t eat for a few days.
(d) he lost his school books.
he couldn’t locate his sister.

4. The boy had great reverence and respect for Army officers as they _________________ .
(a) were brave and courageous,
(b) worked day and night
(c) saved his sister from death.
(d) all the above.
saved his sister from death

5. Brij finally offered the traveller a _________________ .
(a) cup of milk
(b) cup of tea
(c) glass of water
(d) cup of coffee
cup of tea

C. Identify the character or speaker of the following lines.

  1. Greetings, traveller. You looked tired and cold.
  2. Tomorrow, we will go back to Pauri.
  3. Whom are you looking for?
  4. My men have been on their feet for days.
  5. May God be with you!


  1. Brij
  2. Uncle
  3. Army officer
  4. Army officer
  5. Brij

D. Answer the following questions in a paragraph of about 80 to 100 words.

1. Explain the efforts taken by the Army Officer to save the baby.
Title: Earth Quake
Author: M.S. Mahadevan
Character: Brij, the narrator, Brij’s Uncle, Grandma, Nilu, Bhuli and Army officer.
Theme: “Where there is love, there is God”

It was a cheer chance that Brij, the narrator, was away last night. He stayed in his uncle’s house at Pauri. They felt the tremor. They had run out into open. He reached home at Molthi with his uncle. Help arrived only after four days. The narrator two years old sister Bhuli was missing. The soldiers cleared the debris. They had set up a makeshift camp.

The narrator was crying and searching but in vain. The Army officer said that it was of no use to search anymore. It was dark and someone brought a few lit petromax lamps. A soldier stood in the middle of a hollow. The narrator recognized a small door. Someone said that she was alive. It was a miracle. She was taken to the made shift hospital. Thus the narrator’s little sister Bhuli was saved. It was a miracle.

“Confidence is the secret of success”

2. Brij has become a symbol of love and humanity. Explain.
Brij was happy to have Bhuli after a tough rescue operation. The officer who helped him was never seen again. He wanted to thank that Army officer. He hoped that one day he would run into him again. So Bhuj offered special tea with love and care to all tired travellers, army officers, and soon every person who went that way. He felt a surge of sheer joy. He considered it a humble service. Brij has become an epitome of love and a symbol of humanity.

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