Saturday, 3 October 2020

Lesson 8 | I love my country all questions and answers | Class 6 | English | SCERT

Lesson 8 | I love my country all questions and answers | Class 6 | English | SCERT


Lesson 8 | I love my country all questions and answers | Class 6 | English | SCERT
I LOVE MY COUNTRY | LESSON 8 | CLASS 6



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You have probably heard or read about people who took part in the freedom movement of India. Look at the pictures of the people below and say what is common among them. Arrange the letters to find out the answer.

They are all – Freedom | Fighters

Can you name them? Write their names under the pictures. Your teacher will help you with the answers.

a) Rani Lakshmi Bai

b) Mahatma Gandhi

c) Subhash Chandra Bose

d) Jawaharlal Nehru


Now read about an Assamese freedom Fighter Bhogeswari Phukanani.

Ananta: Do you know who Bhogeswari Phukanani was?

Priya: I Have heard her name, but there’s very little I know about her.

Ananta: Let’s read about her then.


Bhogeswari Phukanani was a freedom Fighter who was born in a noble ahom family of Nagaon. Her parents were Atmaram Buragohain and Nileswari. She married Bhogeswar Phukan, and they had six sons and two daughters.


Bhogeswari Phukanani was living a peaceful family life till the age of sixty, when her life took a new turn. During this time, the freedom movement led by Mahatma Gandhi was at it’s peak. The quit india movement started in 1942 and thousands of people came out to the streets. Bhogeswari Phukanani too could not stay away; She joined the movement with her children and grandchildren.


Bhogeswari Phukanani was the leader of the women’s wing of the movement in Barhampur near Nagaon. She was so inspiring that more and more people joined the movement eagerly. On september 16,1942 the british government imposed a ban on the volunteers training camp at Barhampur and arrested the volunteers. In protest against this action, a public rally was organized at Barhampur on September 18, 1942. Hundreds of people gathered there. Pratap Chandra Sharma presided over the meeting. Soon, a troop of soldiers arrived to disperse the gatherings and pratap Chandra Sharma was arrested.


But the freedom fighters could not be stopped. A large crowd of around two hundred and fifty people led by Bhogeswari Phukanani and Ratnamala Phukan began to arrive at the meeting ground . They were stopped on the way by the british forces. One british officer tried to take away the flag from Ratnamala forcefully. Seeing this, Bhogeswari Phukanani could not remain calm, and she started beating the officer with the pole of her flag till he fell unconsious. After a few minutes he recovered but he could not bear the insult. Sp, in anger, he took out his pistol and shot at Bhogeswari Phukanani from a close range.


Bhogeswari Phukanani fell on Ratnamala’s lap and became unconscious. Two days later, on September 20,1942, she breathed her last at her own house. She died a martyr’s death, laying down her life for her country’s freedom.



ACTIVITIES

I Love My Country All Questions Answers

1. Let's check our understanding:


(a) Bhgeswari Phukanani was a 

(i) freedom fighter

(ii) martyr

(iii) freedom fighter and martyr 

(iv) volunteer

Answer: Freedom fighter and martyr 


(b) Bhogeswari Phukanani lived a peaceful life till the age of

(i) sixty

(ii) fifty

(iii) sixteen

(iv) sixty-one

Answer: Sixty 


(c) The Quit India Movement started under the leadership of

(i) Bhogeswari Phukanani

(ii) Mahatma Gandhi

(iii) Volunteers of Barhampur

(iv) Pratap Chandra Sharma

Answer: Mahatma Gandhi 


(d) Bhogeswari Phukanani died on

(i) September 20, 1943

(ii) September 18, 1942

(iii) September 16, 1942

(iv) September 20, 1942

Answer: September 20, 1942 


2. Rearrange the following sentences about the lesson in the proper sequence taking the help of information from the lesson.

Bhogeswari Phukanani inspired many people to join the protest rally at Barhampur.

When he recovered, he shot her with his pistol from a close range and she died.

She soon became the leader of the women's wing of the movement in Barhampur.

When thousands joined the Quit India Movement in 1942, Bhogeswari Phukanani could not remain idle.

Bhogeswari Phukanani started beating the officer with the pole of her flag.

Bhugeswari Phukakanani was leading a peaceful family life with six sons and two daughters.

At the rally, a British officer tried to take away the flag from Ratnamala forcefully. 

Answer:

Bhugeswari Phukakanani was leading a peaceful family life with six sons and two daughters.

When thousands joined the Quit India Movement in 1942, Bhogeswari Phukanani could not remain idle.

She soon became the leader of the women's wing of the movement in Barhampur.

Bhogeswari Phukanani inspired many people to join the protest rally at Barhampur.

At the rally, a British officer tried to take away the flag from Ratnamala forcefully.

Bhogeswari Phukanani started beating the officer with the pole of her flag.

When he recovered, he shot her with his pistol from a close range and she died.

3. (a) Here are the meanings of some new words you read in the lesson:

martyr: one who dies or suffers greatly for a great cause: 

rally: a large public meeting: 

disperse: check online dictionary 

(b) Fill in the blanks to check your understanding:

(i) A rally was organized in protest against British rule.

(ii) The police dispersed the crowd.

(iii) Bhugeswari Phukanani was a freedom fighter and she died a martyr's death.


4. Now, look at the dictionary to find out the meanings of the following words. Write them in the space given:


ban: an official or legal prohibition: 


calm: quiet


lap: strand


unconscious: insensible

5. Look at the pictures. They are all freedom fighters. Can you match their names with the pictures? Now say a few sentences about a freedom fighters that you know:

6. Listen to your teacher read and tell you more about our freedom fighters. As you listen, fill in the blanks in the sentences:

Complete the following sentences by noting the correct words as you listen.

(a) Kanaklata Barua was an Indian freedom Fighter from Assam.

(b) The Quit India Movement started in 1942.

(c) Kushal konwar was a freedom fighter.

(d) Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is better known as Mahatma Gandhi.

(e) Bhagat Singh is often reffered to as  Shaheed Bhagat Singh

(f) Sarojini Naidu was a nationalist and Poet.


8.(a) Some of the words in the passage are missing. Read the passage carefully and complete it with suitable words from the box:


Once India was under the Rule of the British. Many Brave men and women fought for its freedom. Some of them even Sacrificed their lives.

They did this out of their love for the country. The freedom of our country was won after a lot of hard work and sacrifice. We should take pride in their sacrifice. Freedom is precious.


9. Collect or draw pictures of a few freedom fighters of Assam and paste them in the given space. Write at least three sentences about one of them.







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