Once when a lion was asleep,a littleMouse began running up and downupon him. This soon wakenedtheLion, who placed his huge pawupon him and opened his big jaws toswallow him.
“Pardon, O king!” cried the littleMouse, “Forgive me this time. I shallnever repeated it and I shall neverforget your kindness. And whoknows, but I may be able to do you agood turn one of these days?”
The lion was so tickled at the idea ofthe Mouse being able to help him, thathe lifted up his paw and let him go.Sometimes later a few hunterscaptured the King and tied to a treewhile they went in search of a wagonto carry him on.
Just the little Mouse happened topass by, and seeing the sad plight inwhich the Lion was, ran up to him andsoon gnawed away the ropes thatbound the King of the Beasts.“Was I not right?” said the littleMouse, very happy to help the Lion.
QUESTIONS1. What is the tittle of the short story?a) The elephant and the mouse.b) The lion and the muose.c) The lion and the cat.2. Once when a lion was asleep, a little________began running up.a) Mouseb) Catc) Dog3. What said the litle mouse crying?a) Sorry king!!!b) Pardon, O king!c) Excuse me.
4. Who captured the lion and tied to a tree?a) Peopleb) Huntersc) A group of canivals.5. Who helped to the lion?a) The mouse.b) The hunters.c) A child6. What is the moral of this short story?a) The lions are bad friends.b) Little friends may prove great friendsc) A mouse may be a good friend.