WBBSE Class 7
Model Activity Task 2021
Read the following passage and answer the questions given below:
We would find a hammer for him, and then he would have lost sight of the mark he had made on the wall, where the nail was to go in. Each of us had to get up on the chair beside him, and see if we could find it. We would each discover it in a new place, and he would call us all fools.
Trying to reach a point three inches beyond what was possible for him to reach, the string would slip, and down he would slide on to the piano.
Rearrange the following sentences:
(i) Each of us would discover a new place.
Ans: – 4
(ii) The hammer was found.
Ans: – 1
(iii) He fell on to the piano.
Ans: – 5
(iv) Everyone has to get up on the chair beside him.
Ans: – 3
(v) Uncle Podger would lose sight of the mark.
Ans: – 2
Answer the following questions:
(a) Why was it necessary for each of them to get up on the chair beside him?
Ans: – Uncle Podger lost the sight of mark that he had made on the wall. That was why, it was necessary for each of them to get up on the chair beside him to find the mark where the nail was to go in.
(b) Why did Uncle consider each of them to be fools?
Ans: – Uncle considered each of them to be fools because each of them discovered those marks in a new place.
(c) How did Uncle Podger fall on the piano?
Ans: – When uncle Podger trying to reach three inches beyond what was possible for him to reach, the string would slipped and down he slid on to the piano.
Underline the nominal compounds in the following sentences:
(a) Since it is raining, you should wear the raincoat.
Ans: – Raincoat
(b) Do you know how to use the washing machine?
Ans :- Washing machine
(c) Never waste drinking water.
Ans: – Drinking Water
(d) There is not a single oil pump in our area.
Ans: – Oil pump
Write the summary of the given passage:
The constable came. He took me by the hand and pushed me out. My luggage was also taken out. I refused to go to the other compartment and the train steamed away. I went and sat in the waiting room, keeping my handbag with me, leaving the other luggage where it was. The railway authorities had taken charge of it.
Ans: – That day I was going to Shimla. Suddenly The constable came, he started abusing me. I was shocked when he took me by the hand. That was unexpected from a government employee. I got angry he pushed me out. My luggage was also taken out from my bag without any compact reason. I refused to go to the other compartment as the train steamed away. That was one of the horrible experiences of my whole life. After all this, I went and sat in the waiting room. I was so frustrated with the management. I kept my handbag with me and left the other luggage where it was. The railway authorities had taken charge of my bags and items of luggage.