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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
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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
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 ( ) ( )
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
Sun – The sun is a big ball of fire.
Indian ocean – The Indian ocean is on the south of Asia.
Eldest son – Rahul sen is the eldest son of Ram Ratan sen.
Indian cricket team – The 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.
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:
- Swami Vivekananda was a great saint and his real name was Narendranath Dutta.
- He was born on 12th January in 1863 in Kolkata and the day is celebrated as National Youth Day in India.
- He gave a great speech in Chicago in 1983 and the speech is still famous in the whole world.
- He founded the Ramakrishna Mission in 1897.
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