Comprehension Exercises | J.C. Bose: A Beautiful Mind | Class 7 | Textual Question and Answer | Grammar | প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর

J.C. Bose: A Beautiful Mind | Textual Question and Answer | Grammar | প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর

J.C. Bose: A Beautiful Mind



J.C. Bose: A Beautiful Mind 




Let's do:


Activity 1


Choose the correct answer from the given options:


(a) Jagadish Chandra Bose studied in-

(i) Hindu School

(ii) Hare School 

(iii) Ballygunge Government School.


(b) Bose met Father Lafont at–

(i) Cambridge

(ii) London

(iii) St. Xavier's College 


(c) Bose graduated in B.Sc. from –

(i) University of Cambridge

(ii) University of Oxford

(iii) University of London



Activity 2


Fill in the chart with information from the text:





J.C. Bose was born


Bose joined Here School


Joined St.Xavier's College


He received Natural Science Tripos


Joined Presidency College


Demonstration at Town Hall




Activity 3


Complete the following statements with information from the text:


(a) Bose's father used to work as a Deputy Magistrate in Faridpur, Burdwan and in other places.


(b) Jagadish Chandra Bose’s father, Bhagwan Chandra Bosewas the leader of the Brahmo Samaj


(c) In his school days Bose's playmates were the son of the Muslim attendant of my father, and the son of a fisherman. 


(d) Bose went to England to secure admission in Christ College, Cambridge, to study Natural Science.



Activity 4


Answer the following questions:


(a) Why did Jagadish Chandra Bose receive his early education in a Vernacular school?

Ans. His father believed that one must know one's mother tongue before learning any other language.


(b) What did Bose's mother do when he brought his friends home from school?

Ans. When Bose returned home from school accompanied by his school fellows, his mother welcomed and fed all of them without discrimination.


(c) Who was Lafont? How did he influence Bose?

Ans. Lafont was Jesuit Father.

He played a significant role in developing Bose's interest in natural science.


(d) Why did Bose refuse to accept his salary?

Ans. Bose refused to accept his salary as a sign of protest.



Activity 5 


Match the single words with their expanded forms:


single word form


expanded forms




a place where books are kept




a garden of many fruit trees




a person who handles cash




study of stars and planets




study of human mind




a place to keep cars






Activity 6


Identify which of the following statements are True and which are False. Give a supporting statement for your answer:


(a) Crescograph was invented by Marconi. F

S.S>> Bose had invented several sensitive instruments. One of them is the Crescograph -


(b) Marconi got the patency right for wireless telegraphy. T

S.S>> Marconi who got the patent for the invention of wireless telegraphy.


(c) Bose was awarded Knighthood in 1919. F

S.S>> he was awarded Knighthood by the British government in 1917.


(d) No other Bengali writer had written science fiction before J.C. Bose. T

S.S>> In fact, he was the first writer of science fictions in Bangla.



Activity 7  


Complete the following statements:


(a) Crescograph is used to measure the growth rate of plants.


(b) Bose proved that plants are sensitive to heat, cold, light, noise and other external stimuli, just like human beings.


(c) In 1917 Bose founded the 'Bose Institute' at his own house in Calcutta.


(d) Bose Institute was founded in November 1917.



Activity 8


Answer the following questions:


(a) 'Bose had invented several sensitive instruments'. Name a 'sensitive instrument' invented by J.C. Bose. What is its use?

Ans. One of them is Crescograph. It is used to measure the growth rate of plants.


(b) What did Bose prove by his experiments on plants?

Ans. Bose proved that plants are sensitive to heat, cold, light, noise and other external stimuli, just like human beings.


(c) Do you think Bose was uninterested about securing patency right? Why?

Ans. Yes, he was uninterested in securing patency right.

His intention was to make his inventions public in order to allow others to advance further along the lines of his research.


(d) What were the various awards and honours conferred on Bose?

Ans. He was conferred many awards like ‘Knighthood’ 'Fellow of the Royal Society', 'Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire' etc.


(e) Name some of his books and publications.

Ans. Some of his famous books are Response in the Living and the Non-living (1902), The Nervous Mechanism of Plants (1926), Major Mechanism of Plants (1928), Niruddesher Khoje(1996), etc.



Activity 11


Transform the degree of adjectives of the following sentences as directed:


(a) Plants are as sensitive as animals. (change into comparative degree)

Ans. Animals are not more sensitive than Plants.


b) Simla is cooler than Kolkata. (change into positive degree)

Ans. Kolkata is not as cool as Simla.


(c) Umesh Yadav is the fastest bowler in the Indian cricket team.(change into comparative degree)

Ans. Umesh Yadav is faster than any other bowler in the Indian cricket team.


(d) Ishant Sharma is taller than any other Indian cricketer. (change into superlative degree)

Ans. Ishant Sharma is the tallest Indian cricketer.


(e) Mt. Everest is the highest mountain in the world. (change into positive degree)

Ans. No other mountain in the world is as high as Mt. Everest.



Read More ->->->->


The Book of Nature  Click Here

The Riddle  Click Here

The Beauty and the Beast   Click Here

We are Seven  Click Here

Uncle Podger Hangs a Picture  Click Here

The Vagabond  Click Here

Mowgli Among the Wolves  Click Here

The Story of Proserpine  Click Here

J. C. Bose: A Beautiful Mind   Click Here

The Echoing Green   Click Here

The Axe   Click Here

My Diary   Click Here

Ghosts on the Verandah   Click Here

Grammar   Click Here

Writing   Click Here

Model Question Click Here


Do Practice the story, Grammatical Questions, and Answers yourself. You will definitely score an excellent result.

Subscribe to and regularly Visit this Website  for getting more updates and keep in touch with this Online Knowledge Hub.

This is an educational tutorial Website.  In this Website, we write blogs that help students to gain information about different subjects. So, everyone and of course all the students who want to enhance their knowledge must subscribe to this Website to keep in touch with this Online Knowledge Hub.

Post a Comment