The Mystery of the Cyber Friend

The Mystery of the Cyber Friend

Question and Answer

Word Galaxy

1. Friends net– website in internet where one can meet and talk to different people

2. Nap– to sleep for a short period of time.

3. Wonder– surprised

4. Offline– computer not connected to internet.

5. Cyber safety– safe and responsible use of phone and the internet

6. Scary– frightening

7. Confide– to trust

8. Shriek– to scream as in a sudden fright.


Shree, a girl of thirteen befriends a new girl named Chaitra through internet. Chaitra sends a photo of a film star. Chaitra speaks nicely to Shree. Chaitra tells some other lies. She asks Shree to come to the railway station all alone. Shree is confused.

The next day Shree and her aunt reach the railway station at a particular time. Instead of Chaitra, a middle aged man comes to meet Shree. He introduces himself as the uncle of Chaitra. Shree is shocked and shouts. Aunt and the station master try to catch the imposter but he escapes. The next day, the officer of the cybercrime check Shree’s computer  and the police nab the imposter.

Question 1: Fill in the blanks:

(a) Shree live in Kapadi junction town.

(b) Shree celebrated her 13th birthday.

(c) Madhoo was film actress.

(d) Chaitra finally asked her to come to the railway station.

(e) Akka went to station master to get a help for them.

Question 2: Write True or False:

(a) Shree spends most of the time on T.V.

– False

(b) Shree’s aunt stays with them

– True

(c) Chaitra is Shree’s school friend

– False

(d) Chaitra gifted Shree a new camera phone

– False

(e) Shree went alone to the train station to meet Chaitra

– False

(f) A fraud middle aged man pretended to be Chaitra

– True

Q3. Why did Shree’s parents buy her a computer?

Answer: Shree’s parents bought her a computer because they wanted her to learn computer.

Q4. How did Shree make friends through computer?

Answer: Two months ago, on her thirteenth birthday, Shree joined ‘Friends Net’. Through this net, she made friends.

Q5. What were the online activities given in this story?

Answer: Chaitra tells lies to Shree, saying that she is studying in a school near to Shree’s school. She used a film star’s picture as her profile. She asked Shree to come to the railway station all alone.

Q6. How did Shree’s aunt saves Shree from the man who pretended to be Chaitra?

Answer: Shree’s aunt accompanied her to the railway station. She informed the station manager about the new friend and asked him to help them. When she saw the man talking to Shree, she hit him with her handbag. He ran away into the crowded train.

Q7. How did the police find the man who pretended to be Chaitra?

Answer: A cyber-crime officer went through Shree’s computer within hours he found the man, who pretended to be Chaitra.

Question 8: Identify the character and speaker:

(a) “Do you have many friends?”

Answer: Chaitra

(b) “I lost a few friends today”.

Answer: Shree

(c) “Are you feeling unwell?”

Answer: Shree’s aunt

(d) “Too much of school work.”

Answer: Shree

(e) “Hello, friend. How are you today?”

Answer: Chaitra

(f) “Great. Now can you send me a selfie?”

Answer: Chaitra

(g) “I have a new friend, Akka!”

Answer: Shree

(h) “But that’s the film actress I like so much, Madhoo.”

Answer: Shree’s aunt

(i) “Don’t you dare come near my niece”

Answer: Shree’s aunt

(j) “You are clever to confide in a trusted adult.”

Answer: Policewoman

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