Niketan Class 7 English Chapter 6 Buddha – The light of Asia

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Niketan Class 7 English Chapter 6 Buddha – The light of Asia

Also, you can read the Assam Board book online in these sections Solutions by Expert Teachers as per SCERT (CBSE) Book guidelines. These solutions are part of Shankardev Sishu Niketan All Subject Solutions. Here we have given Assam Board Shankardev Vidya Niketan Class VII English Chapter 6 Buddha – The light of Asia Solutions for All Subjects, You can practice these here…

Buddha – The light of Asia

Chapter – 6





Q.1. Where do most Buddhists live ?

Ans :- Most Buddhists – 261 million Buddhists live in Asia.

Q.2. How did Gautama spend his youth ?

Ans :- The prince grew up in the palace and learnt how to hunt, ride, read the scriptures and to worship the Gods. Thus he spent his youth.

Q.3. Why did he go away from his family ?

Ans :- Siddhartha went away from his family to find the way of healing man’s sorrow. While moving about his father’s kingdom he saw scenes of suffering and grief helpless old men, a dead man, and a holy man and a begger and then he wondered from place to place in search of peace.

Q.4. Under whom did he study ?

Ans :- He studied under two famous teachers learning the Hindu scripts and then stayed with five ascetic monks.

Q.5 What is the name of the path he gave for man ?

Ans :- The name of the path he gave for men was the eight-fold path : namely right views, right intention, right speech, right action, right living, right effort, right thinking, right concentration.

Create – Match the words from the text in column A with their opposite in column B.

1. OralHatred
2. PalaceRestless
3. CompassionHut
4. PeaceDarkness
5. LightWriting

Ans :- 

1. OralWriting
2. PalaceHut
3. CompassionHatred
4. PeaceRestless
5. LightDarkness


A. Unscramble the words. All are from the text Leaves, nih muayt, thnu, garbage, pacechin.

Ans :- 

Leavus              –          Values

Nihmuayt          –           Humanity

Thnu                 –           Hunt

Garbage            –          Beggar

B. Make three and four letter words with  ‘Enlightened’.

( Teachers to work with students ) Light, End, Ten, Den, Thin

C. An abstract noun is the name of an idea, feelings or qualities such as fear, joy, beauty, health, sorrow etc. Abstract noun cannot be seen or touched.

Make the correct abstract noun from the highlighted word and fill in the blanks :

1. The  (Wise) man was known far and wide for his ___.

Ans :- The (Wise) man was known far and wide for his Kindness.

2. There is presence of (pain), so life is painful.

Ans :- There is presence of (pain), so life is painful.

3. To be (human) is to have humanity.

Ans :- To be (human) is to have humanity.

Additional Questions and Answers

Q.1 Who is Buddha’s father ? 

Ans :- Buddha’s father was the king of domination of Kapilavastu, that is the present day Nepal.

Q.2. What did Buddha do for the next 45 years ?

Ans :- Buddha moved through north and east India preaching the Four Noble Truths for the next 45 years.

Q.3 Who was the powerful ruler become his disciple

Ans :- King Bimbisara a powerful ruler became his disciple.

Q.4 Who prepared his bed when and where ?

Ans :- Buddha’s favourite disciple Ananda prepared his bed beneath the trees.

Word Note :-

Record               –                 লিপিবদ্ধ।

Asutic                –                  তপস্বী।

Monk                 –                  সন্ন্যাসী।

Starved             –                  অনাহাৰে থকা।

Glutton              –                  বেছি খোৱা অভ্যাস।

Preaching          –                 ধৰ্মোপদেশ, ধম প্ৰচাৰ কৰা।

Right                  –                 শুদ্ধ।

View                   –                 দৃষ্টি।

Intension             –                পৰিকল্পনা, সংকল্প।

Killer                    –                 ঘাতক।

Nirvan                  –                পৃথিৱীৰ সুখ, সম্ভোগৰ প্ৰতি একেবাৰে মোহ নথকা । কেৱল শান্তিৰে বিচৰা

Q.5.Fill up the remaining parts of the sentences from the text book

(a) There are many stories about how he tamed a killer elephant with his gentle voice, …………. and so on.

Ans :- About a poisonous snake entering his begging house.

(b) People loved him and his ……………

Ans :- Teachings.

(c) As Buddha lay down, legend has that the trees began to bloom……………

Ans :- Out of season.

(d)And thus he went…………..

Ans :- Into Nirvana.

(e) Write the meaning of the following words Nirvana, Ascetic.

Ans :- Nirvana – The state of peace and happiness a person achieves often giving up all personal desires .

Ascetic – Not allowing oneself physical pleasure for religion.

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