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Lesson 1 | Hobbies All questions and answers | Class 7 | SCERT

Lesson 1: Hobbies All Questions and Answers Class 7 | ENGLISH | SCERT

Lesson 1 | Hobbies All questions and answers | Class 7 | SCERT
Hobbies | Questions and answers| Class 7

Sunbeam English Reader Class 7 Chapter 1 Hobbies all questions Answers

We all love to occupy ourselves with different activities in our free time. We Love to play different types of games. We love to sing and dance, draw and paint, read books and travel. These activities gives us pleasure. As people say, all work and no play can make our life dull. There should be combination of work and play that makes our life happy. Activities which gives us fun and joy are hobbies.

Hobbies Questions & Answers

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

(a) What is a hobby?
Answer: Hobbies are something that we do regularly for pleasure in our free time.Hobbies gives us fun and joy.

(b) What do hobbies give us?
Answer: Hobbies gives us fun and joy it makes our life happy.

 (c) What is Philately? This question has another part please find it in the textbook.
Answer: Philately means the collecting and study of stamps .

(d) What is Irfan's hobby? What does he like to do?
Answer: Irfan’s likes to paint. His hobby is painting.He always carry his art material while visiting different places.

 (e) Name a few indoor and outdoor hobbies.
Answer: The list of indoor and outdoor hobby is given below-

 Indoor hobbies: Collecting Stamps and Coins, Listening To music, and reading books.

       Outdoor hobbies: Gardening, traveling, swimming, trekking, and photography.

(f) What is a kitchen garden?
Answer: A small area in the backyard where you grow all kinds of vegetables for your own use is kitchen garden.

 (g) "Every morning I water the plants and clean the beds."- What does 'beds' mean here?
Answer: Beds is an area of ground where plants and flowers are grown.

Sunbeam English Reader Class 7 Chapter 1

2. A synonym is a word that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word. Example: happy - joyful.

From the given option below, choose words which are synonyms of the given words, and write each synonym next to the word in the blanks below :

(a) Joy - Happiness   (b) Beautiful - Pretty
(c) active - Energetic  (d) Leisure - free time
(e) start - Begin  (f) Develop - Evolve

3. Look at the picture of the objects given below. Each object is related to an activity.

Write the name of the object and the related activity in the space provided. one has been done for you.

(a) Guitar : Singing (b) Bat : Playing (c) Cycle : riding (d) Pen : Writing (e) Book : Reading
(f) Boat : Sailing

4. Parveen's Hobby is baking. Fill in the blanks in the paragraph below with words that rhyme with bake, such as shake :

(a) Juri said to Parveen, "please tell me how to bake a cake."
(b) Parveen replied, "preheat the oven to 350F and gather all the ingredients you need to bake a cake.
(c) Take 2 cups of flour, 4 eggs, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup butter or oil, 1 teaspoon baking powder, and vanilla essence.
(d) You will need a cake pan and a sieve too. Put the flour and baking powder into the sieve.
(e) Shake the sieve to remove lumps, if any. Cream the butter and sugar.
(f) Add a few drops of vanilla essence. Take care to make the mixture light and creamy. Beat in the eggs and shake them one at a time.
(g) Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture little by little. Don't forget to grease the cake pan and dust it with flour.
(h)  Then Take the smooth mixture and pour it into the pan. Place the mixture in the oven till your cake turns golden brown. "

6. Roktim’s hobby is traveling. He loves visiting places. He always prepares his itinerary before traveling. He leaves his itinerary with his mother. His mother knows where he is by looking at his itinerary. Read his itinerary.

Personal Travel
Destination: Majuli, Assam
Duration of Stay: 2 days
Date of departure: 10 November
Date of arrival: 12 November
Place of stay: Maihang lodge, Kamalabari Tini Ali
What to do: Visit Satras, enjoy Raas Utsav, visit local markets

An itinerary is a plan of a journey, It is a travel plan – where you will go, when you will be there, what you will do, etc.

Now, think of a place you want to visit during your vacation and prepare your itinerary:

Destination: Goa, India
Duration of stay: 10 Days
Date of departure: 4 June
Date of arrival: 14 June
Place of stay: Goa Lodge,
What to do: Visit Goa Velha, Palolem Beach, Panaji, Anjuna

7. Read this sentence. Note the part of the sentence in Italics.

A happy person is usually as busy as a bee.

The part of the sentence in italics is called an idiom. It means ‘very busy’.
The use of common idioms makes English appear more natural.

Some common English idioms are –

(a) A blessing in disguise
(b) Bag and baggage
(c) Beat about the bush

Try to use these idioms in sentences of your own. You can look up the dictionary to learn its meaning.

(a) Rohit was sad because he missed his flight but it was a Blessing in Disguise when he came to know that the plane crashed.

(b) Mr. Sharma tenant left, bag, and baggage, without paying the rent.

(c) Will you please stop beating about the bush and get to the point?

8. In class VI you learned that we can make a new word by adding a suffix, i.e., a letter or a group of letters at the end of a word. In the exercise below, write the new words by adding – met at the end of the words. One is done for you.

Suffix: A letter or a group of letters added at the end of a word is called a suffix.

Answer: (i) advancement (ii) treatment (iii) Encouragement (iv) entertainment

Now read the lesson and write in the box the words ending with the following suffixes :

(a) -ion = Combination , competition , collection , communication , relaxation .
(b) –ing = Listening, reading, gardening, traveling, swimming, trekking, playing, painting, singing, morning, planting, watering, seeding, working, learning, collecting, entertaining, relaxing.
(c) –ment = Department , advancement .

9. Read the lesson and locate the sentences where the following phrasal verbs beginning with ‘take’ occur. Then write the sentences in the space given below the word web.
a) I take out my harmonium and play tunes in it.
b) I take out my paint box and brush and keep myself busy.
c) I take out the stamps from the envelopes and stick them in an album.


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