Bihar Board Class 6 English Laughing Song Text Book Questions and Answers
13. Laughing Song
(हंसी के गीत)
TEXT QUESTIONS AND THEIR ANSWERS
B. COMPREHENSION :
B. 1. Think and Tell:
Q. 1. How does the green-woods laugh?
Ans. The green-woods laugh with the voice of joy.
Q. 2. Where do the painted birds laugh?
Ans. The painted birds laugh in the shade.
Q. 3. How does the green hill laugh?
Ans. The green hill laughs with the noise of it.
B. 2. Think and write :
B.2.1 Fill in the blanks :
The greenwood laughs with the voice of ……….
The air laughs with our ………. wit.
Mary, Susan and Emily ……….. ‘ha, ha, he’.
The painted birds laugh in the ……….
Our table is spread with cherries and ………..
Ans. joy, merry, with their sweet round mouth sing, shade, nuts.
B.2.2. Tick the right answers to each of the questions given below :
1. When the air does laugh with our merry wit. “Our merry wit means:
(a) Our laughing
(b) Our natural aptitude for using our words and ideas in a quick and inventive way to create humour ·
(c) The air laughing
2. When the painted birds laugh in the shade. Here ‘painted birds’ means:
(a) Birds painted by an artist
(b) Colourful birds
3. Whom does the poet invite to sing the sweet chorus of ‘ha, ha, he’?
(b) Mary, Susan and Emily
(c) The painted birds
Ans. 1. (b), 2. (b), 3. (a)
B. 2.3. Answer in not more than 50 words
Q. 1. Why is laughter called a sweet chorus?
Ans. The laughter does a mimicry showing different ways of laughing. Different people laugh in different ways. So the laughter is called a sweet chorus.
Q. 2. Describe the scene around the poet?
Ans. The poet is a laughter himself. He appears different kinds of natural things with their laughing moods. At last he calls them to come with him to make a sweet chorus of ‘ha, ha, he, he’.
Q. 3. Write the theme of the poem in your own words.
Ans. As the heading ‘Laughing Song’ the meaning of the poem is clear. The poet William Blake who loves nature and sees the laughters in the natural sight. We not only human beings laugh but all the things in the world laugh also. The styles and poses of laughing are different but sense of enjoyment is the same. We should have to listen and learn the laughings of others and make ourselves to participate with them to make sweet chorus.
C. WORD POWER:
C.1. Match column ‘A’ with column ‘B’.
Woods fields of grass
Meadows densely grown trees
Merry a song sung by many people together
Ans. ‘A ‘B’
Woods densely grown trees
Meadows fields of grass
Chorus a song sung by many people together
C. 2. Use the following words in the sentences of your own:
joy voice wit notise shade
Joy – Ram plays with joy.
voice – He sings in thrilling voice.
wit – Radha wits everything.
noise – Rivers flow with noise.
Shade-In summer people sit in shade.
D. LET’S RHYME
Can you find out the rhyming words for the following:
Ans. it, by, scene, spread.
E. LET’S TALK AND WRITE
Discuss in pairs the theme of the poem and then write a paragraph on it.
Ans: Laughing Song :
Joy is the feature of the nature. Everything in the nature has a character of being pleased. Forests, rivers, sun and air, hills and green fields and grasshoppers all like to live laughing and pleasing. Mary, Susan and Emily also want to laugh ha, ha, he. Colourful birds also laugh and sing in the shade. So, the poet invite us all to join and laugh in chorus.
F. 1. What do you see in the picture? Describe in six sentences:
Ans. There is the natural sight in the picture. There is a pond, trees and grasses. A Tractor is seen moving in the field. There is a farmer also who has a dibble on his shoulder. There are green trees. Grasses are spread around. There is a road also.
G. TRANSLATION :
G. 1. Translate into English :.
1. The green woods laugh.
2. The dimpling stream runs.
3. The moon shines in the sky.
4. The stars twinkle.
5. The trees sing a beautiful song.
Ans. 1. हरे वन हँसते हैं।
2. गहरी जलधारा बहती है ।
3. चन्द्रमा आसमान में चमकता है ।
4. तारे टिमटिमाते हैं ।
5. वृक्ष सुंदर गीत गाते हैं ।