Comprehension Exercises | My School Days | Class 5 | Textual Question and Answer | Grammar | প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর

My School Days | Textual Question and Answer | Grammar | প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর

Comprehension Exercises | My School Days | Class 5 | Textual Question and Answer | Grammar |  প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর

My School Days

Textual Exercise

Activity 1

 Let's answer the following questions:

(a) To which school was the author admitted?

Ans.> The author was admitted to Ballygunge Government High School.


(b) What was the school hall used for?

Ans.> The school hall was used for the annual prize distribution ceremony and arrangement of feasts on the occasion of Saraswati Puja. 


(c) What was the name of the Shakespearean play that was performed in this hall?

Ans.> The name of the Shakespearean play was “The Merchant of Venice”.


(d) Name the two foreign actors mentioned by the author.

Ans.> The two foreign actors are Greenberg and Salim.


Activity 2

Write T for true and F for false statements in the given boxes: 

(a) The author went to Ballygunge Government High School with his mother. [F]

(b) The Ballygunge Government High School is on the eastern side of Beltala Police Station. [F]

(c) The southern part of the school was the playground. [T]

(d) When seen from above the author’s school looked like the English letter “L”. [F]


Activity 3


Let’s match the words in column A with their meanings in Column B:



(a)    Sums

Mathematical problems

(b)    Nodded

Moving the head up and down to say yes

(c)     Surrounded


(d)    Foreigner

Someone who belongs to another country

(e)    cinema



 Activity 4


Let’s fill in the following chart with suitable verb forms:



Past Participle
















Activity 5

Form sentences of your own with the following verbs: 

went: I went to school yesterday.

looked: You looked at the goat.

give: Give me a glass of water.

show: Show me the way to the school.

use: I am going to use this opportunity.


Activity 6

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

(a) The subject that B.D. Roy taught was English.

(b) The author remembers the head pandit Bhattacharya Sir for his excellent Bengali handwriting on the blackboard.

(c) Ashubabu conducted an event called ‘Music drawing’.

(d) The time span of the author’s school-life was six years.

(e) The author went back to his school one more time to attend a reunion of ex-students.


Activity 7

Let’s answer the following questions:

(a) How did B.D. Roy teach the pronunciation of ‘the’?

And.> B.D. Roy told the students the story, “The Ox and The Frog” from Aesop’s fables. He taught how the pronunciation of ‘the’ depends on whether the following word begins with a vowel or a consonant.

(b) How did the author get to be Ashubabu’s favourite?

And.> The author could draw very well and as a result, he got to be Ashubabu’s favourite.

(c) What was ‘Music drawing’?

And.> For this event, there would be a blackboard and colored chalk on a table. A student would sing a song and another would draw a picture on the blackboard, trying to capture in lines and colour the essence of the song.

(d) Why did everything seem much smaller to the author when he went back to school after ten years?

And.> He was five feet three inches tall when he left the school and now he has grown to about six and a half feet. He had grown a lot in all those years.

(e) What is ‘a pleasure’ according to the author?

And.> According to the author, it is indeed a pleasure to look back and relive the past moments of joy.


Activity 8

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

(1) Sachin Tendulkar is my favourite cricketer.

(2) When Rip Van Winkle came back to the village the next morning, he could not recognize it.

(3) Most people have sweet memories of childhood.

(4) The student could not pronounce the word correctly.

(5) Mr. Das is an excellent teacher. 

pronounce, excellent, favourite, memories, recognize


Activity 9(b)

Let’s split the sentences mentioned in Activity9(a) into subject and predicate, and fill in the given chart:



(1)    he

One day told us the story ‘The Ox and The Frog’ from Aesop’s fables.

(2)    B. D. Roy

taught us English.

(3)    He

was a small man and he took great care to ensure that we pronounced English correctly.

(4)    I

But could draw very well.

(5)    Ashubabu

was given the charge of decorating the hall for the annual prize distribution ceremony.

Activity 10

Fill in the blanks with present continuous tense of the given verbs in brackets. One is done for you.

(1) What are you doing (do) tonight?

(2) John is reading (read) a book now.

(3) Ali and Sudip are working (work) late today.

(4) Mita is listening (listen) to music.

(5) Raju is sitting (sit) next to Sunil.

(6) How many other students are studying (study) with you?

(7) The phone is ringing (ring).


Activity 11

Write five sentences to describe yourself with the following hints:

*Your name and age: I am Swpan Karmakar. I am ten tears old.

*The place you live in: I live in Bankura.

*The name of your school: The name of your school is  A. S. D.M High School.

*Your hobby, likes, and dislikes: My hobby is reading storybooks. I like football and dislike cricket.

*What you want to be when you grow up: I want to be a Doctor.

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