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Dhyan Chand Questions answer Class 6 | Lesson 3 | English | SCERT | ASSAM

DHYAN CHAND QUESTIONS ANSWERS | LESSON 3 | CLASS 6


Dhyan Chand Questions answer Class 6 | Lesson 3 | English | SCERT | ASSAM
Lesson 3 - Dhyan Chand Questions Answers


Here is a story about Dhyan Chand, one of the greatest hockey players the world has seen.

Dhyan Chand was one of the eminent Indian sports personalities who achieved world fame. Dhyan Chand attained international stature in the field of hockey and is counted and is counted among the greatest sports legends. It is said that what Pele is to football and Muhammad ali is to boxing. Dhyan Chand is to Hockey. He remains the greatest hockey player of all time. Till the arrival of Dhyan Chand, the europeans and the Americans were the leading masters of the game. Dhyan Chand shocked the europeans and the Americans with his splendid performance in three olympics.

This great hockey player was born as Dhyan singh in August 1905 into a Rajput family in Allahabad. The turning point of his life came when he joined the British Indian Army at the age of 16.

The Army gave him much needed opportunity and facilities to practise hockey. He preferred to do his practise sessions at night after his duty hours. He often waited for the moon to come out so that the visibility in the field improved. His practise sessions coincided with the rising of the moon and so, Dhyan Singh came to be called Dhyan Chand by his fellow players. His coach also predicted that he would one day shine like the moon. He gave him the title chand. (Chand is a hindu word for moon).

A few years later in 1928, he led the Indian Hockey team to win the first Gold medal for India in Amsterdam. He won his second Gold in the 1932 olympics in Los Angeles. The last Gold came to him in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin where he led the Indian Team. He also won the title of “Hockey Personality of the century” there.


Dhyan Chand was given the nicknames “The Wizard” and “The Magician of Hockey” for his superb ball control. During his sporting career spanning twenty three years (1926-1949), he scored a total of 570 goals in 15 Matches, according to his autobiography titled Goal..

The government of India awarded him the national honour of Padma Bhushan in 1956, He passed away at the age of 74 In Delhi on 3 December 1979. Very appropriately, his birthday 29th August is celebrated as National Sports Day.




LESSON 3 | DHYAN CHAND QUESTIONS ANSWERS

1. Let's Find out


(a) With which other gamers is Dhyan Chand compared?

Answer:  Dhyan Chand is compared with Pele of football and with Muhammad Ali of boxing.


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

Answer: When Dhyan Chand started his career, the Europeans and the Americans were the leading masters of hockey.

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

Answer: The turning point in Dhyan Chand's life came after he had joined the British Indian Army at a very tender age of sixteen.


(d) How did Dhyan Singh become Dhyan Chand?

Answer: Dhyan Singh used to do practice at night after his duty hours. He waited till the moon shines at night. So, his fellow players started calling him Dhyan Chand. His coach predicted that he would one day shine like a moon. And the coach gave him the title of Chand, which means the moon. 


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

Answer: Dhyan Chand won the title "hockey personality of the century" in the 1936 Olympics held in Berlin. 



(f) What is his birthday celebrated as?

Answer: Dhyan Chand's birthday 29th August is celebrated as National Sports Day.



(g) Why was he given the nicknames 'The Wizard' and 'The Magician of Hockey'?

Answer: Dhyan Chand was given the nicknames 'The Wizard' and 'The Magician of Hockey' for his superb ball control. In his twenty-three years career, he scored a total of 570 goals in 15 matches. 


2. There are six paragraphs in the lesson. Read the followings and match them with the respective paragraphs:


(a) Recognition and awards received by Dhyan Chand.

 Answer: Paragraph 6


(b) Dhyan Chand's achievement in the international arena.

Answer: Paragraph 4


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

Answer: Paragraph 1


(d) Dhyan Chan's early life.

Answer: Paragraph 2


(e) Dhyan Chand's goals.

Answer: Paragraph 5


(f) How Dhyan Singh became Dhyan Chand.

Answer: Paragraph 3 


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


(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.


4. Let's check how much we have understood the lesson. Say whether the following statement about Dhyan Chand are true or false:


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

Answer: True

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

Answer: True

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

Answer: False

(d) Dhyan Chand was a football player.

Answer: False

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

Answer: True

(f) Dhyan Chand scored a total of 600 goals in 20 matches.

Answer: False


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

  stautre ledgens praticec visilibity ceraer  

Answer:

stautre - stature

ledgens - legends

praticec - practice

visilibity - visibility

carere - career 

Now, pronounce the words correctly with the help of your teacher.

Class 6 | Lesson 3 Questions answers

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

Hint: look at the top or bottom margins of the dictionary pages to find out the first word (entry) and the last word on that page.

a) Fame – The state of being known by many people.

b) Stature – The importance and respect that a person has because of his or her ability and achievement

c) Legend – a very famous person especially in a particular field.

d) Visibility – how far something can be seen.

e) Wizard – a person who is especially good at something.


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 column B. One is done for you:


Answer: a) Famous – Well known

               b) Greatest – Biggest

               c) Joined –Enlisted

               d) Player – sportsperson

               e) Splendid - Grand 




8. Read the following information given in the lessons:

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 for actions that took place at a definite time in the past, we use verbs in the simple past tense.


Now look at the 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 autiobiography of Dhyan Chand.


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


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

a) We are celebrating Dhyan Chand’s Birthday shortly.

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

c) Dhyan Chand will remain a source of inspiration for all sportsperson.

When we talk about events or actions that will happen in the future, We use ‘Will’ or ‘Shall’, or other verbs in the present tense. These verbs are used to talk about future time.


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


10. Read from your textbook. 


11. 


(i) Answers:  played (play)  watched (watch)  supported (support) was (be) supported (support)


(ii) Answer:  started (start)  was (be)  was (be) short-lived. Within the next five minutes Kokrajhar scored (score)  was (be) 


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


Rajiv: What is going on now?

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

Rajiv: Now what is the Kokrajhar team doing (do)?

Rani: Aswini of Kokrajhar team is running (run) to the center. Now he is kicking (kick) the ball while the center-forward of Barpeta is trying (try) to stop the advance.


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


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 a magnificent batsman.

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


Now write the names 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.


Answer:



(a) My favorite player is Viswanathan Anand.

(b) He plays Chess.

(c) He won World Chess Championship.

(d) He is a sharp-minded Chess player.

(e) He is India's first Chess Grandmaster. 


14. Quiz Time:


Your teacher will hold a quiz to find out how much you learned from the lesson.


Here are the rules:

You will be put in groups A, B, C and so on.

Your teacher will keep the score on the blackboard.

The group with the highest score will be the winner.


Questions:


(i) When and where was Dhyan Chand born?

Answer: Dhyan Chand was born in August 1905 in Allahabad. 


(ii) What was the turning point of his life come?

Answer: By joining the British Indian Army at the age of sixteen, Dhyan Chand met the turning point of his life.


(iii)

 Answer: Dhyan Chand would rather be preferred to do his practice after he had successfully accomplished his duty hours. Then chose the night hours for practice. 


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

Answer: Before he was called Dhyan Chand, his name was Dhyan Singh 


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

Answer: The Indian Hockey team won gold medal first time for India Amsterdam in 1928.


(vi) Where were the 1932 Olympics held?

Answer: The 1932 Olympics were held in Los Angeles.


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

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


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

Answer: The nicknames given to Dhyan Chand are 'The Wizard' and 'The Magicians of Hockey'.


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

Answer: Dhyan Chand won 570 goals in 15 different matches during his sports career.


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

Answer: The name of Dhyan Chand's autobiography is 'Goal'.


(xi) Who honored him with the Padma Bhusan in 1956?

Answer: Honoured by - The Indian Government Award - Padma Bhusan in 1956.


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

Answer: Dhyan Chand's birthday is celebrated as National Sports Day.



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