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We put it in one of the gunny-bags we had brought and when I got back to Bangalore I duly presented it to my wife. She was delighted! She at once put a coloured ribbon around its neck, and after discovering the cub was a ‘boy’ she christened it Bruno.

(a) What does ‘it’ stand for here?

(b) How did she feel at receiving it?

(c) Find out the words from the passage which mean the same as the following:

(i) properly, (ii) named.

Answer

(a) ‘It’ stands here for the baby bear.

(b) She was delighted at receiving it.

(c) (i) duly

(ii) christened.