Three Questions Solution Honeycomb Chapter 1

Three Questions Solution Honeycomb Chapter 1

Three questions are a great learning story about how to do well in life. In this story, a king seeks the answer to three questions that will make him never fail in life. These three questions apply to every individual and the author Leo Tolestoy has beautifully uncovered the answers. Find the solutions for the questions mentioned in the CBSE honeycomb book chapter one here. These answers are a way to learn more and will help you in the path of learning.

Comprehension Check page 10 three question

1. Why did the king want to know answers to three questions?

The king had a thought that if he would know the answers to the three questions he would never fail. So, the king sent his messengers throughout his kingdom which offer a large sum of money.

2. Messengers were sent throughout the kingdom

(i) to fetch wise men.
(ii) to find answers to the questions.
(iii) to look for the wise hermit.
(iv) to announce a reward for those who could answer the questions.
Mark your choice

Answer: (iv)
In this story, messengers were sent not to know the answers but the promises of a large sum of money to whoever would answer the question.

Comprehension Check page 14Three Questions Hindi summary

Complete the following sentences by adding the appropriate parts of the sentences given in the box.

1. Many wise men answered the king’s questions,_____________________________________.
2. Someone suggested that there should be a council of wise men _____________________________________.
3. Someone else suggested that the king should have a timetable_____________________________________.
4. The king requested the hermit_____________________________________.
5. The king washed and dressed the bearded man’s wound,_____________________________________.

but the bleeding would not stop./to answer three questions./but their answers were so varied that the king was not satisfied./ and follow it strictly./ to help the king act at the right time.


1. but their answers were so varied that the king was not satisfied.
2. to help the king act at the right time.
3. and follow it strictly.
4. to answer three questions.
5. but the bleeding would not stop.

Working with the Text Three Questions page  no 14

1. Why was the king advised to go to magicians?

Quetion was related to what is the right time to do a thing.
The king wanted to know what is the right time to do a thing. Some people were of opinion that no one can go into the future and tell the exact time to do a thin. Only a magician can do that.

So, they advised the king to go to magicians.

2. In answer to the second question, whose advice did the people say would be important to the king?

Quetion was related to important persons which the king should listen to.
In the second question, the king sought the answer to the important persons which the king should listen to. Peoples were of diverse opinions. Some devised the councilor and doctors, while some devised soldiers and priests.

3. What suggestions were made in answer to the third question?

Quetion was related to what is the most important thing for the King to do.
Here some devised science, some said fighting while some were of the opinion of worshipping Gods.

4. Did the wise men win the reward? If not, why not?

For rewards, many wise men have come and devised answers which were very different from each other. So, the king was not satisfied and did not give the rewards to any of them and decided to visit a hermit who lives alone.

5. How did the king and the hermit help the wounded man?

The king washed the wound and covered it with a handkerchief. But it did not stop the flow of the blood. The king redressed the wound until it stopped bleeding. Once the wounded person felt better, they offered fresh water to the person. After that, the king and the hermit brought the wounded person to the hut and laid him on the bed.

6. (i) Who was the bearded man?

(ii) Why did he ask for the king’s forgiveness?

i. The bearded person was the enemy of the king because the king had ordered the killing of his brother and seized his property.

ii. The bearded person came to the King at hermit’s home to kill the king. But The king’s bodyguard saw him and wounded him. He would have died from the wound. But, unknown from these events, the king dressed the wound of the bearded person and laid him on the bed. so, he asked for the King’s forgiveness.

7. The king forgave the bearded man. What did he do to show his forgiveness?

The king was happy as he made peace with his enemy. So, he decided to forgive him. To show his forgiveness, he said he will bring his servant and own doctor to look after him. He also promised to give his property back.

8. What were the hermit’s answers to the three questions? Write each answer separately. Which answer do you like most, and why?

Situation 1: The king digging the ground

Most important time: 1. King digging the ground

Reason: If the king would not be busy the whole day, the bearded person would have killed him.

Most important person: the hermit

Most important work: To do good for the hermit.

Situation 2: The king with the bearded person

Most important time: 1. The king dressing the wounds of the bearded person.

Reason: If the king would not have dressed the wounds of the bearded person, the bearded person would have died without making peace with him

Most important person: the bearded person

Most important work: wound dressing of the bearded person.

Working with Language

Match the column


  1. severly injured. e.g. The king’s bodyguard recognized the person and wounded him.
  2. Answer
    got up from sleep. E.g. The time king awoke, he saw the wounded person in front of him was too early.
  3. Answer
    pardon. E.g. The king forgave the wounded person.
  4. ]loyal. E.g. The King was happy as he turned his enemy into a loyal follower.
  5. feel sorry for. The king felt pity for the wounded person.
  6. small patches of ground for plants. E.g. The king dug the two beds and reiterated the three questions.
  7. give back. E.g. To show his forgiveness, the king returned his property.

Read Also:

Three Questions Hindi Summary

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