Tamil Nadu 5th Standard English Book Back Solution | Five Detectives | Lesson 1-1

Lesson.1 Learn Always

Five Detectives Book Back Answer

Lesson.1.1> Learn Always – Five Detectives

My Little Pictionary

Five Detectives - My Little Pictionary waxwork (v) : a lifesize dummy made of wax.
Five Detectives - My Little Pictionary magician (n) : a person who performs magic tricks.
Five Detectives - My Little Pictionary disguise (v) : to make a person look different to hide their identity.
Five Detectives - My Little Pictionary chit(n) : a short l note on a piece of paper.
Five Detectives - My Little Pictionarystatue(n) : a human made figure of a person or animal, that is life-size or larger.


  • admirable – praise worthy
  • mystery – kept secret
  • pestering – irritating
  • overheard – to hear without the speaker’s knowledge
  • solve – to find the answer
  • sniffed – to smell by short inhalations
  • furious – intensely angry
  • disguise – to change your appearance
  • observe – to see closely
  • urge – request

Let Us Understand

A. Match the following.

Five Detectives - Match the following

1. PabloInspector
2. Velayudhamold man
3. Sreejithdog
Ans : 1 – c, 2 – a, 3 – b

B. Choose the correct answer.

1. Pablo was the dog of ________.

  1. Fathima
  2. Sreejith
  3. Amudha

Ans : Sreejith

2. The message was to gather on ________

  1. Tuesday
  2. Monday
  3. Sunday

Ans : Tuesday

3. ________ over heard her father’s talking on the phone.

  1. Amudha
  2. Arul
  3. Jessy

Ans : Jessy

C. Answer the following.

1. What did the five friends call themselves?

The five friends called themselves ‘The Five Detectives’ or ‘5D’

2. Who disguised himself as old man?

Sreejit disguised himself as oldman.

3. Who is incharge of this case?

Inspector velayutham is incharge of this case.

4. What was the message on the chit?

The message in the chit was to tell number 3 at waxworks on Tuesday.

5. Who guessed the location of the real necklace?

Amudha guessed the place of the real necklace.

6. Will you solve a mystery with friends? Why?

Yes, I will solve a mystery with friends. It gives us adventurous feeling.


1. How were the last three vacations?

The last three vacations were very exciting for them as they were involved in solving three mysterious cases in their city.

2. What were they famous for?

They were famous in Ooty for their courage and skill.

3. What did they open to find a chit?

They opened the chocolate to find a small chit.

4. Why was Inspector angry?

The inspector was glad to have found the chit but was furious about their behavior. He warned them to stay away from the case.

Let Us Build

Five Detectives - Homophones

A. Fill in the blanks

Five Detectives - Fill in the blanksStudents are going ______ school

Ans : to

Five Detectives - Fill in the blanksThere are ______ choclates.

Ans : two

Five Detectives - Fill in the blanksThe tree is ______ big.

Ans : too

A. Tick the correct word

Five Detectives - Tick the correct wordFive Detectives - Tick the correct word
We like to play.I ate too many chocolates.
Five Detectives - Tick the correct wordFive Detectives - Tick the correct word
I will be coming in two days.They went to the park.

C. Fill in the blanks with to, too and two.

Mom had promised to take Ben and Jill to the zoo. The two children were too excited, that they could hardly wait for Saturday to come. They wanted to take their baby sister with them, but mom said she was too young.


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