PSEB Punjab Board Class 6 English Textbook Solution Chapter 3 The Lake of The Moon Exercise Questions and Answers, Grammar, Composition Writing.
The Lake of The Moon
Look up the following words in a dictionary. You should seek the following information about the words and put them in your WORDS notebook:
Majestic – adjective
tusker – noun
severe – adjective
drought – noun
prevent – verb
messenger – noun
reflect – verb
protection – noun
disturb – verb
to and fro – adjective
Match the following things with their group name:
1.) a basket of fruits.
2.) A bunch of keys.
3.) A library of books.
4.) A pack of cards.
5.) A bouquet of flowers.
6.) A pair of shoes.
Choose the correct option:
1.) What happened in the area where the elephants lived?
(a) there were floods
(b) there was no water
(c) there was fire in the jungle.
Answer: (b) there was no water.
2.) The elephant king told the elephant to go to:
(a) different lakes
(b) the moon
(c) different directions
Answer: (c) different directions.
3.) What was close to the lake?
(a) a big forest
(b) a colony of rabbits
(c) the moon
Answer: (b) a colony of rabbits.
4.) Why did rabbits panic?
(a) thousands of rabbits died
(b) elephants would drink all the water in the lake
(c) the moon would get angry
Answer: (a) thousands of rabbits died.
5.) What did the king of rabbits want other rabbits to find?
(b) another place to go
Answer: (c) solution
6.) What did one little rabbit say?
(a) fight the elephants
(b) hide till the elephants go away
(c) make him a messenger to the elephant king
Answer: (c) make him a messenger to the elephant king
7.) What did the little rabbit climb?
(a) a mountain
(b) a huge rock
(c) on the back of the elephant king
Answer: (b) a huge rock
8.) What did the little rabbit say to the Elephant King?
(a) that he was the messenger of the Moon
(b) he ordered the king to leave their area
(c) that the elephants should be ready for a fight
Answer: (a) that he was the messenger of the Moon
9.) What message does he give to the King?
(a) that the elephant herd had soiled the water of the holy lake
(b) rabbits, were under the special protection of the moon
(c) both ‘a’ and ‘b’
Answer: (c) both ‘a’ and ‘b’.
10.) Where does the rabbit take the elephant king?
(a) a lake
(b) another forest
(c) none of the above
Answer: (a) a lake.
Answer the following questions:
1.) What happened to the place where the herd of elephants lived?
Ans: A severe drought hit the area where the herd of elephants lived and there was no rain for some years.
2.) Where was the water found?
Ans: The water was found in a lake full of water in another jungle far away.
3.) Who became the messenger?
Ans: A little rabbit became the messenger to the king of the elephants.
4.) Why did the water move to and fro?
Ans: The water moved to and fro because it was disturbed by the elephants trunk, when he dipped it inside the water.
5.) Why did the elephant king believe that the Moon had become angrier?
Ans: It was so because the Moon had started moving to and fro when the elephant dipped its trunk inside the holy water of the lake.
Complete the ones that have been left blank in the table.
Many nouns have different words for the Masculine and the Feminine. Some examples are done for you. Complete the ones that have been left blank in the table.
Sometimes half the word that shows gender gets changed. Some examples are done for you. Complete the ones that have been left blank in the table.
9.) police woman
Some words change but their patterns are different. Some examples are done for you. Complete the ones that have been left blank in the table.
Some words are common to both genders. These words can be used for both males and females. Such words are called Common Gender. Some examples are done for you. Complete the ones that have been left blanks in the table
Answers: (Only the blank ones are written)
Orphan, Relative, Cook, Dancer, Passenger, Cousin.
Some words have no gender. Such words are called Neuter gender. Some examples are done for you. Complete the ones that have been left blank in the table.
Answer: (Only the blank ones are written)
Map, Pencil, Disk, Box
Fill in the blanks using the correct option:
(aunt, cow, queen, uncle, pilot, man, lady, hen, cock, duck)
1.) A _____ wears a crown.
2.) A _____ flies an aeroplane.
3.) My grandmother is an old ______.
4.) My father is a very kind and caring _____.
5.) A _____ gives us milk.
6.) A _____ lays eggs.
7.) My father’s brother is my ______.
8.) My mother’s sister is my ____.
9.) A _____ quacks all day long in the pond.
10.) A ______ says cock-a-doodle-doo.
Write the opposite gender.
1.) husband – wife
2.) Master – mistress
3.) milkmaid – milkman
4.) Peahen – peacock
5.) nephew – niece
6.) washer man – washer woman
7.) president – president
8.) queen – king
9.) goose – gander
10.) princess – prince
Read the story and do as directed:
A.) Write the meanings of:
(a) outsmart –
Ans: defeat or get the better
(b) issue – Ans: an important topic or problem
B.) Answer the following:
(a) Why was the King angry?
Ans: The King was angry with his minister because they had an argument on a law and order issue.
(b) Why was the minister surprised at King’s demand?
Ans: The minister was surprised because there was no horse of the colour that is neither white nor black nor brown nor grey.
Choose the right option.
1.) The argument between the king and the minister was about
(a) law and order issue
(b) religious issue
(c) war issue.
Answer: (a) law and order issue.
2.) The king ordered his guards to put his minister in prison because the minister had
(a) failed to reach the palace on time.
(b) not obeyed the king’s orders.
(c) argued with him on law and order issue.
Answer: (c) argued with him on law and order issue.
3.) The minister was surprised at the king’s demand because
(a) all horses are either black or brown or grey or white.
(b) there were no horses in the kingdom.
(c) there was no time to find a horse that the king wanted.
Answer: (a) all horses are either black or brown or grey or white.
Write as many words as you can think of that rhyme with the following words. One rhyming word is given for each word. And practise speaking them with your partner.
1.) tune, cartoon, saloon, spoon
2.) Books, cooks, mooks, nooks
3.) Die, dry, tie, lie
4.) Might, tight, right, sight
Write a letter to your uncle thanking him for the beautiful gift he has sent to you.
November 24, 2022
Its been a long time since I wrote you a letter. Hope you are doing well. Today, I am going to share my excitement for the brand new Play Station 5, you gifted me on my birthday.
I received a lot of gifts for my birthday, but your gift is the most special to me, because I always wanted to have a Play Station. But, I received one now. It has all the new features which I ever wanted, and I wanted to play FIFA on the play Station for a very long time.
I missed you on my birthday, and I hope you won’t miss the other festivals.
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