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  • LESSON 1 || GANDHI, THE MAHATMA || CLASS-5 BUTTERFLY || WBBSE || WBBPE || WEST BENGAL BOARD || WEST BENGAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION || COMPREHENSION || EXERCISES || NOTES

LESSON 1 || GANDHI, THE MAHATMA || CLASS-5 BUTTERFLY || WBBSE || WBBPE || WEST BENGAL BOARD || WEST BENGAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION || COMPREHENSION || EXERCISES || NOTES

Arindom Roy Chowdhury sir

Language : Bengali

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 CLASS-5

LESSON-1

GANDHI, THE MAHATMA

Choose the right answer:

a) Gandhiji’s dress angered / surprised the boy.

b) Gandhiji told that he was very poor / rich.

c) The boy’s mother made clothes / shoes.

d) Gandhiji’s family was very large / small.


Let’s fill in the table with information from the text:

What- a. visited Mahatma Gandhi

Who-   a little boy

What- b. could sew well

Who-   the little boy’s mother

What- c. Had forty crore brothers and sisters

Who- Gandhiji  


Let’s complete the following sentences with information from the text: 

a) Gandhiji visited different places to collect funds for India’s freedom struggle.

b) In Odisha, Gandhiji met a very old woman.

c) The old woman went near Gandhiji and gave him a coin after touching his feet.

d) Jamanlal asked Gandhiji for the coin that the old woman gave him.


Let’s write ‘T’ for true statements and ‘F’ for false statements:

a) Gandhiji never visited any place. False

b) The woman from Odisha wore a new sari.  False

c) Gandhiji got a coin from the old woman.   True

d) Jamanlal collected the coin from Gandhiji.  False


Work in pairs to answer the questions:


a) Mention the ideas that filled Gandhiji’s work.

Ans: The ideas that filled Gandhiji’s work were love, peace and equality.

 b) Where did Swami Vivekananda speak about unity in all religions ?

Ans: Swami Vivekananda spoke about unity in all religions at Chicago.

c) Who started the Raksha Bandhan as a festival of brotherhood ?

Ans : Rabindranath Tagore started Raksha Bandhan as a festival of brotherhood.

d) How did the three great men become immortal ?

Ans: The three great men become immortal for their thoughts and works.


Insert suitable punctuation marks in the following passage.

One day a man went to the market ( ) He bought a box ( ) a bat ( ) a ball and a pen from the market. His bag became heavy ( ) Do you know what he did then ( )

He said to a horse ( ) ( ) Please share my load ( ) It is too heavy for me ( ) ( ) The horse replied ( ) ( ) It is your load ( ) Don’t ask me to share it ( ) ( )

 Answer:

One day a man went to the market (. ) He bought a box ( , ) a bat ( , ) a ball and a pen from the market. His bag become heavy ( . ) Do you know what he did then ( ? )

He said to a horse ( , ) ( “ ) please share my load ( . ) It is too heavy for me ( . ) ( “ ) The horse replied ( , ) ( “ ) it is your load ( , ) Don’t ask me to share it ( . ) ( “ )


Let’s fill in the blanks with the words given in the box:

1) When  do you play with your friends ?

I play with my friends in the afternoon.

2) Who  is your best friends ?

Ramen is my best friends.

3) Where  will you go in the summer vacation ?

We shall go to Darjeeling in the summer vacation.

4) What  did you have as your tiffin ?

 I had bread as my tiffin.


Let’s separate the subject and predicate in the following sentences and classify them in the table given below:


1)    The boy plays in the field.

2)    He is very happy today.

3)    The girl stood first this year.

4)   The moon revolves round the earth.


Subject - The boy

Predicate-  plays in the field.

Subject - He

Predicate - is very happy today.

Subject - The girl

Predicate -  stood first this year.

Subject - The moon

Predicate - revolves round the earth.



Let’s write ‘a’ or ‘an’ before the words:

       1)    An orange

       2)    A  goat

       3)    A  man

       4)    An ice-cream

       5)    An airship

       6)    A lake

       7)    An umbrella

       8)    A cricketer


Use ‘the’ with the following words or word-clusters and make sentences:

Sun, Indian ocean, eldest son, Indian cricket team

Answers:

SunThe sun is a big ball of fire.

Indian oceanThe Indian ocean is on the south of Asia.

Eldest sonRahul sen is the eldest son of Ram Ratan sen.

Indian cricket teamThe Indian cricket team has done well in the tests.


Let’s fill in the blanks with suitable articles:

India won____Cricket World cup for the second time in 2011. It was ___ moment of great triumph and ___ event of great inspiration to ____ youth of India. ____ members of team India were hailed as national heroes.

Answer:

India won the Cricket world cup for the second time in 2011. It was a moment of great triumph and an event of great inspiration to the youth of India. The members of team India were hailed as national heroes.


Let’s write four sentences about a great man: 


  1. Swami Vivekananda was a great saint and his real name was Narendranath Dutta.
  2. He was born on 12th January in 1863 in Kolkata and the day is celebrated as National Youth Day in India.
  3. He gave a great speech in Chicago in 1983 and the speech is still famous in the whole world.
  4. He founded the Ramakrishna Mission in 1897.

 



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