**NCERT Solutions for Class 4 EVS Chapter 8 Reaching Grand Mother’s House**

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**1. Omana travelled by different kinds of transport after she got down from the train. Can you remember what these were?**

**Ans.** The transports were autorikshaw, bus and ferry.

**2. On which vehicles have you travelled? ‘**

**Ans**. I have travelled by train, bus, autorikshaw, tonga, bullock-cart, boat, bicycle, scooter, car, taxi, ship, metro, aeroplane etc.

**3. Which ride did you enjoy the most?**

**Ans**. I enjoyed the train ride the most.

**4. Omana left Ahmadabad on 16th May. How many hours did it take for her to reach Ammumma’s place?**

**Ans.** Omana left Ahmadabad at 11:45 am on 16th May and reached Ammumma’s place at 11:30 pm on 17th may. It took 36 hours.

**5. Have you ever been on a long journey? Where did you go? .**

**Ans.** I have been on a long journey which lasted more than 24 hours. I went from my hometown to Delhi.

**6. Name the different kinds of transport that you used during the journey.**

**Ans.** I used autorikshaw, train and taxi.

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**1. How long did your journey take?
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**Ans.**My journey was more than 24 hours long.

**2. Omana’s Appa bought tickets for the train and the bus. Can you think of other means of transport for which we need to buy tickets?**

**Ans.** We need to buy ticket for air journey, steamers and for metro rail.

**3. Sometimes we need to buy tickets to enter a place. Can you think of such places?**

**Ans.** We need to buy a ticket to enter cinema hall, circus, zoo, etc.

**4. Look at this picture of a railway ticket. Find the following information on the ticket and circle them with different colours:**

**(a) The train number (b) The date of the start of the journey**

** (c) The berth number (d) The fare (the cost of the ticket).**

**Ans.**

(a) Train number-9037

(b) The date of the start of the journey-24-12-2006

(c) The berth number-21, 22 and 23

(d) The fare (the cost of the ticket)-Rs 2578/- (Two thousand five hundred seventy eight only)

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**1.Write what other information you can find out from the ticket.
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**Ans.**

(a) PNR Number-820-6449755

(b) Number of Adults-2

(c) Number of children-1

(d) Class-2 AC

(e) Coach Number-Al

(f) Ticket from-Bandra Terminus

(g) Ticket upto-Ratlam Junction

(h) Kilometer-643

(i) Ticket number-68250918

(j) Boarding-24-2-2006

(k) Train Name—Avadh Express

(l) Train departure time-14:36

**2. The time table of 6335 NAGARCOIL EXPRESS is given here. Look carefully at it and answer the following questions:**

** Circle the names of all the stations in the table that are mentioned in Omana’s diary**

**3. From which station did the train start?**

**Ans.** The train started from Gandhidham.

**4. How many minutes did the train stop at Ahmedabad station?**

**Ans**. Train stopped for 20 minutes at Ahmedabad station.

**5. On which day of the journey did the train reach Madgaon?**

**Ans.** The train reached Madgaon on the second day.

**6.Sunil and Ann got off at Kozhikode station. Omana got off at Kottayam station. How many hours does it take for the train to reach from Calicut to Kottayam?
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**Ans.**The train takes 6 hours to reach from Khozikode to Kottayam.

**7. What is the distance that the train travelled over the whole route?**

**Ans.** Train travels 2649 km over the whole route.

**8. How many kilometers did Omana travel by train.**

**Ans**. Omana travelled 2418 km by train.

**9. From the information that you have, can you calculate the average speed of the train?**

**Ans**. The average speed of the train is 44.52 km per hour.

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