Class 6 English Chapter 3 Dhyan Chand

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Dhyan Chand

Chapter 3

ACTIVITIES

Q. 1. Let’s find out how much we have understood. 

(a)  with which other sports persons in Dhyan Chand compared? 

Ans : Dhyan Chand is compared to football player Pele and Boxing player Muhammad Ali. 

(b) Who were the leading masters of hockey when Dhyan Chand started his career?

Ans : Till when Dhyan Chand started his career as a player of hocky the Europeans and the Americans were the leading masters of hockey.

(c) When did the turning point in Dhyan Chand’s life come? 

Ans : the turning point in Dhyan Chand’s life came when he joined the British Indian Army.

(d) How did Dhyan Sing became Dhyan Chand? 

Ans : His practice time started when the moon arose. Chand is a Hindi word for moon.  His fellow players used to call him Dhyan Chand and he became popular as Dhyan Chand. 

(e) Where did Dhyan Chand win the title “hockey personality of the century?”

Ans : Dhyan Chand won the title “hockey personality of the century’ in Berlin Olympic in 1936 where he led the Indian team. 

(f) What is his birth day celebrated as?  

Ans : His birthday 29 August is celebrated as ‘National Sports Day’

(g) Why was the given the nickname  ‘The Wizard’ and ‘The magician of Hockey?

Ans : Because of Dhyan Chand’s best ball control he was nick named as ‘The magician of Hockey’. 

Q.2. These are six paragraphs in the lesson Dhyan Chand.  Read the following headings and match them with the respective paragraphs :

(a) Recognition and awards received by Dhyan Chand. 

Ans : Paragraph-6 (Students Do Your Self )

(b) Dhyan Chand achievements in the international area. 

Ans : paragraph – 4th(Students Do Your Self )

(c) Dhyan Chand, an international legend in hocky. 

Ans : paragraph -1st (Students Do Your Self ) 

(d) Dhyan Chand’s early life. 

Ans : paragraph – 2nd (Students Do Your Self )

(e) Dhyan Chand’s goals. 

Ans : paragraph – 5th (Students Do Your Self )

(f) How Dhyan Sing become Dhyan Chand.

Ans : paragraph- 3rd (Students Do Your Self )

Q. 3. Match the following parts with the correct information from the lesson. 

Ans : 

(a) Dhyan Chand was born – in 1905.

(b) He joined the British Indian Army – at the age of 16.

(c) The first gold medal for India – came in 1928.

(d) The 1932 Olympics brought – India’s second gold in hockey. 

(e) Goal is the name of – Dhyan Chand’s autobiography. 

Q. 4. Let’s check how much we have understood the lesson. Say whether the following statements about Dhyan Chand are true or false. 

(a) Dhyan Sing came to be called Dhyan Chand.

Ans : True. 

(b) Dhyan Chand was born in Allahabad in 1905.

Ans : True.

(c) He was born in the month of September. 

Ans : False. 

(d) Dhyan Chand was a football player. 

Ans : False. 

(e) India won the first Gold medal in hockey in 1928.

Ans : True.

(f)  Dhyan Chand scored a total of 600 goals in matches. 

Ans : False.

Q.5. Arrange the letters to form words. You will find words from the lesson you have just read. 

Stautre, ledgens, practices, visilibity, cereer

Ans : 

 I) Stautre = Stature 

II) Ledgens = legends 

III) Practices = practice

Iv) Visilibity = Visibility

V)  Cereer = Career 

Q. 6. Work with a friend. Consult a dictionary and match the words in column A with their meanings in column B. 

Ans :

Q. 7. Here is another exercise to practise the new words you have learned. Say the words aloud and match the words in column A with their synonyms (words with similar meaning) in a column B.  One is done for you. 

Ans :        

A                      B

famous       –       well-known

greatest      –       biggest 

joined       –          enlisted

player      –           sportsperson

splendid      –        grand 

Q. 8. Read the following information given in the lesson. 

(a) Dhyan Chand joined the British Indian Army at the age of 16.

(b) He attained international stature in the field of hockey. 

(c) He won the title of ‘hockey personality of the century’. 

All these sentences talk about things that already happened. When we talk about events or actions that took place at a definite time in the past, we use verbs in the simple past tense. 

Now look at these sentences :

(a)  Dhyan Chand remains the greatest hockey player of all time. 

(b) Chand is a Hindi word for moon. 

(c) We are reading an autobiography of Dhyan Chand. 

When we talk about events or actions that take place in the present. We use the simple present and present continuous tense. 

Here are some sentences that mention wents that have not yet happened :

(a)  We are celebrating Dhyan Chand’s birth day shortly. 

(b)  I shall buy a copy of the biography of Dhyan Chand. 

(c)  Dhyan Chand will remain a source of inspiration for all sports persons. 

When we talk about events or actions that will happen in the future, we use ‘will’ or ‘shall’ and after it we use verbs in the present tense. These verbs are used to talk about future time. 

Q. 9. Let’s revise what we have just learnt. In the table below, write down the verbs from the sentences you have just read in the correct columns. One is done for you. 

Ans :

Now make a few sentences using these verbs. 

Ans : Join :- He joined the Army 5 years ago. 

Attained :- The player attained a good position. 

Won :- He won gold medals 3 times. 

Remains :- He remains an example for future players. 

Is :- Shyam is a good hockey player.

Are reading :- we are reading our lesson. 

Are celebrating :- They are celebrating his birthday every year. 

Shall buy :- I shall buy a dictionary. 

Will remain :- They will remain here for some days. 

Sl. No.Contents
Chapter 1The Rainbow
Chapter 2Tom Sawyer
Chapter 3Dhyan Chand
Chapter 4Use of ICT
Chapter 5A Holiday in Delhi
Chapter 6Pollution
Chapter 7The Mountain and the Squirrel
Chapter 8I Love My Country

Q. 10. The verb ‘To Be’ has the following forms. 

Note, how these  verbs are used in sentences 

(i) am : I am a student of class VI. 

(ii) is : He is my brother. 

(iii) are : We are brothers. 

All the above three sentences have the ‘be’ verb in the present form. 

Now look at these sentences :

(iv) was : I was absent yesterday.

(v) were : They were in the room. 

These two sentences have the ‘be’ verb in the past form. 

Q. 11. (a) Rewrite the passage given below by putting the verbs in their appropriate forms in the blanks. Remember the rules you have just learnt. 

(i)  An inter-district football tournament was held at Barpeta recently.  Teams representing Kokrajhar and Barpeta__ (play) the match. A large number of people __ (watch) the match.  They__ (support) the local team. A section of the crowd _(be) from Kokrajhar.  They _ (support) the Kokrajhar team loudly. 

Ans : An inter-district football tournament was held at Barpeta recently. Teams representing Kokrajhar and Barpeta played the match. A large number of people watched the match. They supported the local team. A section of the crowd was from Kokrajhar. They supported the Kokrajhar team loudly. 

(ii) The match__ (start) at 3 p.m. Within 10 minutes Ranjit Bharali__ (score) a goal for Barpeta. There _ (be) a loud cheer from the supporters of the Barpeta team. But their joy _ (be) short lived. Within the next five minutes Kokrajhar __ (score) their first goal.  The score __be 1-1 at half time. 

Ans : The match started at 3 p.m. Within 10 minutes Ranjit Bharali scored a goal for Barpeta. There was a loud cheer from the supporters of the Barpeta team. But their joy was short lived. Within the next five minutes Kokrajhar scored their first goal. The score was  1 – 1 at half time. 

Q. 11. (b) Imagine you are one of the spectators watching the match. Your friend Rajib, an ardent football fan engages you in a telephonic conversation. 

Fill in the blanks to complete the conversation. One is done for you. 

Rajib  : What is going on now? 

Rani  : Mintu is kicking (kick) the ball. The crowd— (cheer)  loudly. He has scored the first goal. 

Rajiv : Now what the Kokrajhar team —- (do)? 

Rani : Aswini of Kokrajhar team is__ (run) to the center. Now he is _ (kick) the ball while the center forward of Barpeta is __ (try) to stop the advance. 

Ans : Rajiv : What is going on now? 

Rani : Mintu is kicking the ball. The crowd is cheering loudly. He has scored the first goal. 

Rajiv : Now what the Kokrajhar team is doing ? 

Rani : Aswini of Kokrajhar team is running  to the center. Now he is kicking the ball while the center forward of Barpeta is trying to stop the advance.

Q.12. Do you recognise the man in this picture?  He is Girish Sharna, a champion para-badminton player. Find out more about Girish Sharma and complete the information on him for your class noticeboard. 

Name : Girish Sharma 

Birth : Rajkot, Rajasthan Major achievement : Gold medal in Paralympics Asia Cup for differently abled people. 

Childhood : …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Education : ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Other medals won :………………………………

Ans : Name : Girish Sharma. 

Birth : Rajkot, Rajasthan Major achievement : Gold medal in Paralympics Asia Cup for differently abled people.

Childhood : He spent his childhood in Rajkot of Gujarat, Rajasthan. He remained at home till the age of 16. He was physically challenged person.  He lost one of his legs. He started playing Badminton from the age of 14 years. 

Education : For receiving education or training in badminton he went to Thane in 2007 at the age of 16 years and joined Saiyad Modi Badminton Academy. The Academy bore his expenses. In the academy he ranked 2 in India in physically challenged category. Then he was selected to represent India in 2011 para badminton world championship in Guatemala city. 

Other medals : He won silver medal in Israel and Thailand. 

Q. 13. Which sport do you like the most ? Here are some sentences on Sachin Tendulkar, the world famous cricketer.

(a) My favorite player is Sachin Tendulkar. 

(b) He plays cricket. 

(c) He played for the Indian cricket team. 

(d) He is magnificent batsman. 

(e) He was awarded the Bharat Ratna by the Indian Government. 

Now write the name of your favorite player in the circle as shown. Then write five words related to that person. Tell the class a few sentences about the person using the words you have written. You can write your sentences in the space below before sharing them with the class. 

Ans :

(a)  Bhogeswar Baruah is my favourite player.

(b) He Was a runner. 

(c)  In 1966 Asian games he won gold medal.

(d) Baruah is the first Assamese to win gold medal.

(e)  His birthday 3rd September in celebrated every year in Assam in his honour as ‘Abhiruchi Krira Diwas’. 

(f) He is the first Assamese to receive. Arjun award. 

(g) He is also a good coach for runners. 

Q 14. Quiz questions.

(i) When and where was Dhyan Chand born? 

Ans : In August of 1905 Dhyan Chand was born in Allahabad. 

(ii) When did the turning point his life come? 

Ans : The turning point his life came when he joined the British Indian Army. 

(iii) At what time of the day did he prefer to do his practice sessions? 

Ans : He prefered his practice time at night when the moon shined. 

(iv) what was his name before he was called Dhyan Chand? 

Ans : His name was Dhyan Sing before he was called Dhyan Chand. 

(v) Where did the Indian Hockey team with the first gold medal for India ?

Ans :  At Amsterdam in 1928 the Indian Hockey team  first won the gold medal. 

(vi) Where were the 1932 Olympics held ?

Ans : The 1932 Olympics were held in Los Angels. 

(vii) Who led the Indian team to win the third gold medal in Berlin? 

Ans : Dhyan Chand led the Indian team to win the third gold medal in Berlin. 

(viii) What are the nickname given to Dhyan Chand ?

Ans : The nickname given to Dhyan Chand were ‘The wizard’ and ‘The magician of Hockey’.

(ix) How  many goals did he score during his sporting career? 

Ans : During his sporting career he scored 570 goals in 15matches. 

(x) What is the name of Dhyan Chand’s autobiography ?

Ans : The name of Dhyan Chand’s autobiography is Goal.

(xi) Who honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 1956?

Ans : The government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 1956.

(xii) Whose birthday is celebrated as National Sports Day?

Ans : Dhyan Chand’s birthday is celebrated as National Sports Day.

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