Niketan Class 6 English Chapter 4 Rip Van Winkle

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Niketan Class 6 English Chapter 4 Rip Van Winkle

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Rip Van Winkle

Chapter – 4

ENGLISH

SHANKARDEV SISHU VIDYA NIKETAN

TEXTUAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

1. Answer the following questions :

(a)  What did Rip do when his wife got angry with him? 

Ans: Rip went away to the mountains when his wife got angry with him. 

(b) What was the name of Rip’s dog? 

Ans: The name of Rip’s dog was wolf. 

(c)  Why did Rip fall fast asleep? 

Ans: The man gave Rip a glass of pink water to drink. After drinking the glass of pink water Rip fell fast asleep. 

(d)  Who did the young woman look like? 

Ans: The young woman looked like Rip’s wife. 

(e)  Who was the young woman? 

Ans: The young woman was Rip’s daughter Judith. 

(f)  How long did Rip sleep in the mountains? 

Ans: Rip slept for 20 years in the mountains. 

Additional Questions

1. What type of a man was Rip? 

Ans: Rip was a simple, sober and a kind person. But he was lazy. 

2. Why did he go to the mountain? 

Ans: He went to the mountain to hide from his wife because his wife sometimes got angry with him. 

3. What was the man carrying? 

Ans: The man was carrying a heavy barrel. 

4. Describe the men in the valley in the mountains. 

Ans: The men in the valley looked strange. They had short legs and long beards. They were wearing strange clothes. 

5. What did the man give Rip to drink? 

Ans: The man gave a glass of pink water from the barrel. 

6. What happened to Rip after drinking it? 

Ans: Rip fell asleep after drinking it. 

7. What did Rip see when he reached the village? 

Ans: Rip found that the village had completely changed. The people of his village were also not familiar to him. They stared at him. He also saw that his house had fallen down. 

8. What was the name of Rip’s daughter? 

Ans: The name of Rip’s daughter was Judith. 

Composition

  1. (a)  Write a paragraph on Rip Van Winkle. 

Ans: Rip Van Winkle was a simple, sober and kind man. His only negative quality was his laziness because of which his wife scolded him. One day Rip and his dog climbed to the highest part of the mountain. There he met a man who gave him a glass of pink water to drink. After drinking it Rip fell into deep sleep. When he woke up and went to the village he came to know that he had slept for long 20 years. 

(b)  Narrate what happened when Rip went back to his village after twenty years. 

Ans: Rip went back to his village after twenty years. He noticed that the village had completely changed. The people of the village were also not very familiar to him. He saw that his house had fallen down. People did not recognize him and his dog barked at him. Just then he saw a young woman who looked like his wife. He asked her name and come to know that she was his daughter Judith. He was very happy and the villagers also welcomed him to the village when they came to know that he was Rip Van Winkle. 

Grammar and usage

1. Fill in the blanks choosing the correct adverb from the box given below:

Completely, beautifully, fairly, carefully, loudly 

(a)  Sh is opening the box carefully. 

(b)  I completely forgot about it. 

(c)  It is a beautifully written novel. 

(d)  Mira is reading the poem loudly. 

(e)  She is fairly beautiful. 

2. Rewrite the following sentences using simple past forms of the verbs given in brackets :

(a) I(pay) the money by cheque. 

Ans: I paid the money by cheque. 

(b) The Ripe fruit (fall) from the tree. 

Ans: The ripe fruit fell from the tree. 

(c) She (lock)  her jewels in the safe. 

Ans: She locked her jewels in the safe. 

(d) He (lay) his coat over a chair. 

Ans: He laid his coat over a chair. 

(e) She (lie) about her age in order to get the job. 

Ans: She lied about her age in order to get the job. 

3. Find out the adjectives used in the lesson and make sentences with them. 

Ans: Simple : Mina is a simple girl

Sober : Everybody likes him for his sober nature. 

Kind : We should be kind to the poor. 

Lazy : Don’t be lazy. 

Angry : My mother is angry with me today. 

Tired : I am tired as I was playing. 

Heavy : This box is very heavy. 

Strange : I saw a strange man on the road. 

Short : She has short hair. 

Long : I like long hair. 

Deep : That well is very deep. 

Bright : It is a bright day today. 

Sunny : I enjoy sunny days. 

Weak : The beggar looks very weak. 

Hungry : I am hungry and want to eat something. 

4. Rearrange the following sentences in order to their sequence of events :

(a)  Rip agreed to carry the man’s barrel into the valley. 

(b)  One day Rip Van Winkle fell asleep in the mountains..

(c)  He woke up after twenty years. 

(d)  After drinking the pink water from the barrel, he fell into a deep sleep. 

(e)  He woke up when he heard a man calling him. 

Ans: (b) One day Rip Van Winkle fell asleep in the mountains. 

(e)  He woke up when he heard a man calling him. 

(a)  Rip agreed to carry the man’s barrel into the valley. 

(d)  After drinking the pink water from the barrel, he fell into a deep sleep. 

(c)  He woke up after twenty years. 

Additional Grammar and usage

1. Fill in the blanks choosing the correct adverb from the box given below:

angrily, happily, sincerely, sadly, bravely

(a)  She took the prize………….. 

(b)  The policeman said…………., “Don’t fight. “

(c) He fought in the war………….. 

(d)  He told me…………. that his pen was lost. 

(e)  She does her homework…………. 

Ans: (a)  Happily (b)  angrily (c) bravely (d) sadly (e) sincerely 

2. Rewrite the following sentences using simple past forms of the verbs in brackets :

(a)  My uncle (come) to our home yesterday. 

(b) We were playing when Mohan (see) us. 

(c) They (buy) a car last year. 

(d)  I (lose) my grand father last week. 

(e) I (meet) Rahul yesterday. 

(f) He (sing) a song at the party. 

(g) She (throw) the ball. 

(h) I (get) 1st prize in the art competition. 

(I)  I (hear) a sound at night yesterday.

(j) He (kill) the snake with a stick. 

Ans: (a) came, (b) saw (c) bought  (d) lost  (e) met  (f) sung (g) threw (h) got (I) heard (j) killed.

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