PSEB Class 7 English Chapter 10 A Hole in the Fence Solution

PSEB Punjab Board Class 7 English Textbook Solution Chapter 10 A Hole in the Fence Exercise Questions and Answers, Grammar, Composition Writing.

PSEB Class 7 English Chapter 10 A Hole in the Fence SolutionActivity 1

1.) Fence: Noun

2.) Advised: Verb

3.) Control:  Verb

4.) Hammer: Noun

5.) Accept: Verb

6.) Decrease: Verb

7.) Discover: Verb

8.) Temper: Noun

9.) Scar: Noun

10.) Wound: Noun

Activity 2

Solve the crossword puzzle given below. Read the hints (meanings) for the words given under ‘Across’ and ‘Down. ’The words are from the story.

Answers: Across

5.) able to manage

6.) find something new

8.) to take something

9.) barrier

10.) a mark on the skin


1.) hit something hard

2.) a tear in the skin

3.) become lesser or smaller

4.) guiding someone

5.) a state of being angry or calm

Activity 3

Answer the following questions as briefly as you can.

1.) Why did the boy have no friends?

Ans: The boy had no friends because, frequently used bad language when he was angry.

2.) Why were his parents worried?

Ans: The boy’s parents were angry because he had a bad temper.

3.) What task did his father give him to do?

Ans: Every time he lost his temper, he was instructed to hammer a nail into the fence’s back by his father, who had given him a bag of nails and a hammer.

4.) How did it help the boy?

Ans: He discovered that it was simpler to manage his anger by driving nails than it was to hammer them.

5.) What did his father tell him after he had taken out all the nails?

Ans: He was taught by his father that using words to cause a wound is just as harmful as putting a knife in a man’s body and draw it out.

6.) What is the moral of the story?

Ans: The moral of the story is a wound given with a word was as bas as the one given by a knife.

Activity 4

Write ‘True’ or ‘False’ in the space given against each statement.

1.) The boy had many friends. —

Ans: False

2.) He had a habit of using bad language. —

Ans: True

3.) His mother came up with a plan to help him. —

Ans: False

4.) The boy hammered nine nails into the fence on his first day —

Ans: False

5.) The boy never learned to control his temper —

Ans: False

Activity 5

Select the correct option and fill it in the given blank.

1.) The little boy was _______ by other boys.

(a) popular

(b) liked

(c) disliked.

Answer: (c) disliked.

2.) The boy had no friends because _______.

(a) he used bad language

(b) he bullied other boys

(c) he would hit small boys.

Answer: (a) he used bad language

3.) His father thought of a/an ______.

(a) advice to give him

(b) task to give him

(c) reason for his behaviour.

Answer: (a) advice to give him

4.) The father asked the boy to _____ whenever he felt angry.

(a) count from 1-10

(b) drive a nail into the fence

(c) pull out a nail from the fence.

Answer: (b) drive a nail into the fence

5.) The father was able to _______ him a lesson about good behaviour.

(a) show

(b) teach

(c) make.

Answer: (b) teach.

Activity 6

Rearrange the following groups of words and punctuate to make meaningful sentences

1.) ferocious lions animals are.

Ans: Lions are ferocious animals.

2.) love grandparents a my me lot.

Ans: Grandparents love me a lot.

3.) is my best Rajan friend.

Ans: Rajan is my best friend.

4.) Mercury system in is the hottest the planet solar.

Ans: Mercury is the hottest planet in the solar system.

5.) is the Ganges sacred a river.

Ans: The ganges is a sacred river.

Activity 7

Make meaningful sentences by using the following words.

1.) building –

Ans: Burj Khalifa is a very tall building.

2.) chair –

Ans: Can I please sit on this chair?

3.) dance –

Ans: I can dance very well.

4.) walk –

Ans: I went to a walk this morning.

5.) dictionary –

Ans: I brought my Oxford dictionary for school.

Activity 8

Identify the type of sentence and write it in the given space.

1.) Will the guests be late? —

Ans: Interrogative

2.) She scored a century. — 

Ans: Declarative

3.) I have completed my work. —

Ans: Declarative

4.) Read this book now. —

Ans: Imperative

5.) The trip was exciting! —

Ans: Exclamatory

6.) Who went to Delhi? — 

Ans: Interrogative

7.) Shut the door. —

Ans: Imperative

8.) What a cute dog! —

Ans: Exclamatory

9.) Butter is better than jam. —

Ans: Declarative

10.) Brush your teeth. —

Ans: Imperative

Activity 9

Identify each type of sentence and explain your answer.

1.) The students went on an educational trip.

Type: Declarative.

Reason: It is a statement and uses full stop at the end.

2.) Shall we go to the Thunder Zone Theme Park?

Type: Interrogative.

Reason: It asks a question and the sentence has a question mark at the end.

3.) We must try to be on our best behaviour for the next two months.

Type: Declarative

Reason: It is a statement and uses full stop at the end.

4.) The dog ate the biscuit.

Type: Declarative.

Reason: It is a statement and uses full stop at the end.

5.) Wow, I have won the lottery!

Type: Exclamatory

Reason: This shows a feeling and uses an exclamation mark at the end.

6.) How far away is the park from the school?

Type: Interrogative

Reason: It asks a question and has a question mark at the end.

7.) Let’s go back soon or we will miss the train!

Type: Exclamatory

Reason: This gives a suggestion and warning, and uses an exclamation mark at the end.

8.) Stop asking questions.

Type: Imperative

Reason: It is a sentence that gives a command.

9.) Let’s go to the party!

Type: Exclamatory

Reason: It gives a suggestion and uses an exclamation mark at the end.

10.) The students wondered why they were going to the amusement park.

Type: Declarative.

Reason: It is a statement and uses full stop at the end.

Activity 10

Listen to your teacher’s instructions on how to grow a plant. Try to write as you listen. After 5 minutes, your teacher will speak again. Complete your activity while listening to the process the second time.
You will need

1.) seeds of your choice such as pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, lima beans or pinto beans

2.) good quality soil

3.) a container to hold the soil and your seeds

4.) water

5.) light and heat

Now write all the steps with their description in the grid given below.


Steps Description

1.) Take some seeds of sunflower seeds

2.) Plant the seeds in a good soil

3.) Now use a container keep the soil and seeds together.

4.) Give water to the soil and the seeds twice a day.

5.) Place the container in a place where it gets light and heat.

Activity 12

Imagine that you are Neeraj. Write a letter to your cousin telling him/her how you helped a friend used to overcome his habit of using bad language. You may share with your friend the idea you used to stop him from using bad language.



Amrald Tower

Kolkata 700022

15 Sepember, 2022

Dear Ram,

Recently, I helped one of my friend Soumabha to overcome his habit of using bad languages. Whenever he said any bad language, I asked him to pinch himself. After pinching himself on a daily basis, he got tired of the pain and stopped using bad languages. Quite a good job, right? I was very happy.
Please take care of yourself, and amuse me with one of your own story.
Yours lovingly,

Activity 13

Look at the picture given below. In the given space, describe what is happening in the picture.

Ans: In nature, the water cycle is shown in the image. Due to heat, water in ponds, rivers, oceans, and other bodies of water evaporates. The vapours and air are combined. The air evaporates and gets lighter. It creates clouds.


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Updated: November 17, 2022 — 4:54 pm

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