Comprehension Exercises | It All Began with Drip Drip | Alka Shankar and Sharleen Mukundan | Class 6 | Textual Question and Answer | Grammar | প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর

It All Began with Drip Drip | Alka Shankar and Sharleen Mukundan | Textual Question and Answer | Grammar | প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর

Comprehension Exercises |  It All Began with Drip Drip | Alka Shankar and Sharleen Mukundan | Class 6 | Textual Question and Answer | Grammar |  প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর

It All Began with Drip Drip

Alka Shankar and Sharleen Mukundan 

Textual Exercise

Activity 1


Tick [√] the correct alternative:


(a) The tiger took shelter near the house of 

(i) an old woman 

(ii) an old man 

(iii) a neighbour


(b) The old woman was 

(i) soft-spoken 

(ii) ill-tempered 

(iii) shy


(c) The tiger thought drip-drip was 

(i) the constant falling of rain 

(ii) the name of a man 

(iii) a creature 


(d) Bholenath was a 

(i) farmer 

(ii) weaver 

(iii) potter 


Activity 2


Rearrange the following sentences in the correct order and put the numbers in the given boxes. One is done for you:


(1) She pushed her bed around the room to keep it dry.  3

(2) The tiger took shelter outside an old woman's hut.  4

(3) Bholenath was looking for his donkey.   5

(4) A tiger was caught in a storm.  1

(5) Bholenath saw an animal huddled against the wall of the woman's hut.  6

(6) The old woman was ill-tempered that night.  2

Activity 4


Complete the following sentences with information from the text:


(a) The tiger was frightened because he thought Bholanath must be the terrible drip-drip.

(b) Bholenath's wife screamed in fear when she discovered the tiger tied to the tree.

(c) Disturbed and confused by the people, the tiger had chewed through the rope.

(d) Bholenath announced proudly that it was he who captured the tiger last night. 


Activity 5


Answer the following questions:


(a) Why did Bholenath bring the tiger home?

Ans.> Bholenath mistakenly thought of the tiger as his own donkey.


(b) What made the neighbours come running out of their huts?

Ans.> Hearing Bholenath's wife’s scream, the neighbours came running out of their huts.


(c) Why were the villagers relieved?

Ans.> When the tiger ran away to the jungle the villagers were relieved.


(d) How did the king reward Bholenath for his bravery?

Ans.> The king made Bholenath the Commander-in-chief of the king’s army. Bholenath and his wife were given a huge house to live in.


Activity 6 


Write 'T' for true and 'F' for false statements in the given boxes. Give supporting statements for each of your answers:


(a) Bholenath did not know how to ride a horse.  T

S.S> "I don't even know how to ride a horse", he told his wife helplessly,


(b) The king sent Bholenath a magnificent elephant.  F

S.S> the king sent Bholenath a magnificent stallion.


(c) The enemy soldiers were happy to see Bholenath.  F

S.S> The enemy soldiers were astonished to see 


(d) Bholenath defeated the enemy soldiers single-handedly.  T

S.S> he had defended his state all by himself 

Activity 7


Answer the following questions in complete sentences:


(a) Why was Bholenath full of despair?

Ans. The king told Bholenath to fight and defeat the enemy soldiers whereas he even doesn’t know how to ride a horse.


(b) How did his wife help him to overcome his trouble?

Ans. Bholanath got up glumly on the horse and his wife securely tied him it with a rope.


(c) What made the enemy soldiers greatly scared?

Ans. The enemy soldiers were astonished and scared to see a wild-looking man tied to a fierce stallion, waving branches excitedly.


(d) Do you think Bholenath could truly be called a legendary character? Give reasons for your answer.

Ans. No, I don’t think Bholenath could truly be called a legendary character.

Because he defeated his enemy soldiers with all his mistakes and confusion he had made.

Activity 8(a)


Read the following sentences. Underline the Nouns which indicate either a state of being or a quality of mind:


(i) The king is known for his kindness.

(ii) The beauty of the follower attracted me.

(iii) Childhod is fun.

(iv) India attained freedom in 1947.


Activity 8(b)  

Form abstract nouns from the following words: 

(i) dark       :  darkness

(ii) adult     :   adulthood

(iii) amaze  :  amuzement

(iv) disturb :   disturbance

(v) confuse :  confusion

(vi) sweet   :   sweetment


Activity 8(c)

Underline the words that indicate a group of people, animals or things taken as a whole:

(i) I saw a crowd in front of the shop.

(ii) A herd of cattle is passing by.

(iii) Our school cricket team has won.

(iv) A bunch of followers was kept in the vase.

Activity 8(d)

Fill in the blanks with the appropriate collective nouns given in the Help Box. 

(i) A posse of policemen marched by.    

(ii) I bought a bunch of grapes from the market.

(iii) A flock of sheep was grazing in the field.

(iv) I saw a swarm of bees buzzing around.

(v) The class is very noisy.

 Help Box:: flock, posse, swarm, bunch, class


Activity 8(e)


Underline the words in the following sentences that can be counted. Circle the words that cannot be counted. 

(i) I am reading a book.

(ii) Iron is a useful metal. (uncountable)

(iii) Snowy is his pet dog.

(iv) She has long hair. (uncountable)

Activity 8(f)

Read the sentences carefully and put the underlined words in the  correct columns:

(i) Milk is good health.

(i) The door is closed.

(i) I bought a kilo of sugar from the market.

(i) Children play with toys.

Countable Noun

Uncountable Noun








Activity 9

Find words from the text nearest in meaning to the words given below:

(i) kingly  = royal

(i) sorrow = despair

(i) surprised = astonized

(i) afraid = feared

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