# Class 05 - Chapter 01 - The Fish Tale (75)

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This chapter is about helping kids in understanding the concept of estimation, sense of large and small, sense of heavy and light, sense of high and low, sense of far and near, identifying the familiar shapes like triangles, circles, etc. in various real-life objects. Kids are encouraged to learn these concepts from real-life contexts. The question in this chapter will require parents also to participate along with the kids in the learning of the concepts.

Q1) There are different types of fish in the sea. Some are big and some are small. For example the maximum size of various fish are as follows:

a) Whale - 30 meters

b) Shark - 12 meters

Could you tell which fish is longer in size and which fish is shorter?

Q2) The weights of various fish are given below:

a) Shark - 190 ton

b) Whale - 21 ton

Could you tell which fish is heavier and which fish is lighter?

Measure the weight of the following members of your family and answer the questions below:

Grandfather - ________ Kg

Grandmother - ________ Kg

Mother - ________ Kg

Father - ________ Kg

Sister - ________ Kg

Brother - ________ Kg

You - ________ Kg

Q3) Who is the heaviest member in the family ?

Q4) Who is the lightest member in the family ?

Q5) What is the difference in the weights of the heaviest member and the lightest member ?

Q6) Name the member/s who are heavier than you ________________.

Q7) Name the member/s who are lighter than you ________________.

Measure the heights of the members of your family and answer the questions below:

Grandfather - ________ centimeter

Grandmother - ________ centimeter

Father - ________ centimeter

Mother - ________ centimeter

Sister - ________ centimeter

Brother - ________ centimeter

You - ________ centimeter

Q8) Who is the tallest member in your family ?

Q9) Who is the shortest member in your family ?

Q10) What is the difference in the heights of the tallest member and the shortest member ?

Q11) Name the member/s who are taller than you _________________________.

Q12) Name the member/s who are shorter than you ________________________.

Find the date of birth of your family members and answer the questions below:

Grandfather - DOB ( __ / __ / ____) - Age (            Years)

Grandmother - DOB ( __ / __ / ____) - Age (            Years)

Father - DOB ( __ / __ / ____) - Age (            Years)

Mother - DOB ( __ / __ / ____) - Age (            Years)

Sister - DOB ( __ / __ / ____) - Age (            Years)

Brother - DOB ( __ / __ / ____) - Age (            Years)

You - DOB ( __ / __ / ____) - Age (            Years)

Q13) Name the eldest member in your family ________________.

Q14) Name the oldest member in your family ________________.

Q15) Name the youngest member in your family ______________.

Q16) Name the members who are older than you ___________________.

Q17) Name the members who are younger than you ___________________.

The following are the important peaks of Himalayas. Based on the information answer the questions below:

 Name Height Location Everest 8,848 m East of Kathmandu Kanchenjunga 8,586 m Between India and Nepal K2 8,611 m Between Xinjiang and Pakistan Kailash 6,638 m Tibet

Q18) Name the highest peak ________________.

Q19) Name the lowest peak ________________.

Q20) What is the difference between the heights of the highest peak and the lowest peak?

(Questions 21 - 25) Find the maximum speeds of the following modes of road transport and answer the questions below:

 Road Transport Speed Bus ___ km in one hour Scooter ___ km in one hour Bicycle ___ km in one hour Car ___ km in one hour Auto Rickshaw ___ km in one hour Bike ___ km in one hour

Q21) Which vehicle covers the maximum distance in one hour?

Q22) Which vehicle covers the minimum distance in one hour?

Q23) Name the vehicles that run faster than Bicycle ______________________.

Q24) Name the vehicles that run slower than Bus _______________________.

Q25) Suppose you need to go to your school which is at a distance of 100 km from your house. Which vehicle you will use to reach their in the shortest duration?