NCERT Class 6:Honey Suckle:Who I am
Textual questions and Exercises
Q1. Peter’s favourite day of the week is Sunday because on this day his whole family always goes to the cinema hall to see a film.
Q2. Nasir wants to learn how to preserve seeds so that they can be used again without investing money on them.
Q3. Dolma believes that she can make a good Prime Minister because she wants to make things better for everyone.
Q4. Write True or False against each of the following statements.
- Peter is an only child. False
- When Serbjit gets angry he shouts at people. False
- Nasir lives in the city. False
- Radha’s mother enjoys doing things with her. True
Q5. Fill in the blanks to name the different kinds of intelligence. One has been done for you.
Example:When I enjoy listening to people and solving their problems I use my interpersonal intelligence.
(i) When I enjoy dancing or physical activity, I use my bodily intelligence.
(ii) When I enjoy looking at maps and examining pictures, I use my visual intelligence.
(iii) When I enjoy working with numbers and solving math’s problems, I use my mathematical intelligence.
(iv) When I enjoy telling a story or arguing, I use my verbal intelligence.
Q5. Match the job on the left with its description on the right.
Ans.(i) Navigator – (c) Finds and monitors the route to get to a place, or the direction of travel.
(ii) Architect – (e) Plans the design of a building, town, or city.
(iii) Politician – (b) Works in politics, usually by standing for election.
(iv) Engineer – (h) Designs and builds things like roads, bridges, or engines.
(v) Computer Programmer – (j) Designs the system by which a computer runs or gives information.
(vi) Athlete – (g) Works in sports or activities such as running, jumping etc.
(vii) Disc jockey – (f) Controls and puts together a programme of music.
(viii) Composer – (i) Makes up notes to create music.
(ix) Counsellor – (a) Advises people what to do about jobs, personal problems, etc.
(x) Journalist – (d) Reports on recent news for newspaper, radio, or TV.
The Wonderful Words
Working with Poem
Q1. With your partner, complete the following sentences in your own words using the ideas in the poem.
(i) Do not let a thought shrivel and die because for want of a way to say it
(ii) English is a wonderful game with words that everyone can play.
(iii) One has to match to the brightest thoughts in your head
(iv) Words are the food and dress of thought.
Q2. In groups of four discuss the following lines and their meanings.
(i) All that you do is match the words
To the brightest thoughts in your head
Meaning: The poet says that you only have to select words to express your thoughts present in your head
(ii) For many of the loveliest things
Have never yet been said
Meaning: The poet encourage readers to convert their thoughts into words and speak them as these are loveliest things that never yet been said.
(iii) And everyone’s longing today to hear
Some fresh and beautiful thing
Meaning: All the people are listening to the same thoughts. Everyone is excited to hear some new thing so speak your thoughts brilliantly.
(iv) But only words can free a thought
From its prison behind your eyes
Meaning: You have thoughts in your mind but it’s in prison behind your eyes. You need to free thoughts by giving them words.