Once, a cap seller
was passing through a jungle. He was dead tired and needed to rest. Then, he
stopped and spread a cloth under a tree. He placed his bag full of caps bear
him and lay down with his cap on his head.
The cap seller had a sound sleep for one hour. When he got up, the first thing
he did was to look into his bag. He was startled when he found all his caps
were not there. He was wondering where they could have gone. Indeed, he was
When he looked up the sky, he was very surprised to see monkeys sitting on the
branches of a tree, each wearing a cap on his head. They had evidently done it
to imitate him.
He decided to get his caps back by making a humble request to the monkeys. In
return, the monkeys only made faces of him. When he began to make gestures,
even when he raised his fist towards them to threaten them, they also imitated
At last he hit upon a clever idea. “Monkeys are a great imitator,” he thought.
So he took off his own cap and threw it down on the ground. As he had expected,
all the monkeys took off the caps and threw it down on the ground. Quickly he
stood up and collected the caps, put them back into his bag and went away.
1. What did the seller finally
do to get his caps back?
He took off his own cap and threw it down on the
He threw the monkeys with stones.
He pretended to sleep again.
He threw the monkeys with his own cap.
He threw his bag down on the ground.
of the following statements is NOT TRUE?
A cap seller had slept for one hour under a tree.
A cap seller found that all his caps were stolen by
A cap seller got all his caps back.
Cap seller was dead.
The monkeys imitated what the cap seller did.
3. “He was
startled when he found all his caps missing, though the bag was intact,”
4. What is
the type of the text?
5. The communicative purpose of the text?
to describe about cap and monkey
to persuade the readers to avoid monkey
to tell the readers about the struggle of a cap
seller to get his caps back.
to criticize a work of art
to inform the readers how to deal with monkey.
Why was each monkey wearing a cap on their head?
They liked them
They liked wearing caps
They were imitating the cap seller
They were teasing the cap seller
They had stolen the caps
7. What is the moral value of the text?
Monkeys are clever animals
Put your belongings in a safe place
Kindness must be possessed by everyone
Foolishness is a source of faulty
You have to know who you are talking to