Bihar Board Class 6 English Madhubani Art Text Book Questions and Answers
8. Madhubani Art
TEXT QUESTIONS AND THEIR ANSWERS
B.1. Think and Tell:
Q. 1. Where are Madhubani paintings seen?
Ans. Madhubani paintings are seen on walls, papers, clothes, decorative pots and wood.
Q. 2. What are the raw materials used for this painting?
Ans. The raw materials used for this painting are natural colours made from flowers and other natural materials but for walls and cloth the materials are fabric colours.
B.2. Think and Write:
B.2.1. True or False
1. Based on the story write ‘true’ or ‘false’ next to each sentence given below. Correct the false sentences:
(a) Bihar is famous only for Madhubani paintings.
(b) Around 50-60 years ago, Madhubani paintings were used for decorating the house walls in the villages.
(c) The raw materials used by artists for their paintings are both natural and fabric colours.
(d) A few of the Madhubani people depend on their art for living..
(e) All Madhubani artists are women.
Ans. (a) False, Bihar is famous for one of the things, Madhubani paintings.
(b) True, (c) True, (d) True, (e) False. Many of the artists are women.
B.2.2. Tick the answers to each of the questions given below:
1. ‘Many of the Madhubani people depend on this art for their living’ means:
(a) The Madhubani people cannot live without painting.
(b) The Madhubani people paint only because they love doing it.
(c) The Madhubani people sell their paintings to earn money.
2. ‘Some of the artists are household names in their regions and considered to be exceptional at the national forums as well’ means
(a) Some of the artists are famous only in their regions.
(b) Some of the artists are famous in their regions and also at the national level.
(c) Some of the artists are famous in their own houses.
Ans. 1. (c), 2. (b)
B.2.3. Answer the following questions in not more than 50 words:
Q. (a) What was the use of Madhubani paintings around 50-60 years age?
Ans. Around 50-60 years ago the Madhubani paintings were used to decorate house walls in the villages.
Q. (b) What are the bases on which artists now paint Madhubani ?
Ans. The bases on which the artists do Madhubani paintings are sarees, dupattas, rumals, table clothes, wood, pots, walls etc.
Q. (c) What is the theme of Madhubani paintings?
Ans. The themes of Madhubani paintings are natural scenes of the villages, flora and fauna or from religion..
Q. (d) How can one say that people are interested in the Madhubani paintings?
Ans. Madhubani paintings are, today, demanded all over the country and even in foreign countries. Many people other than village artist are also taking keen interest to learn this art. Many training centres are conducting training programmes also. Thus we can say that people are interested in this art.
C. WORD POWER:
C.1.Making new words.
Match occupations on the left with their descriptions on the right:
1: architect (a) is concerned with politics, especially as an elected member of parliament
2. politician (b) composes music, especially classical music
3. engineer (c) designs buildings
4. teacher (d) competes in outdoor sports and games
5. athlete (e) designs and builds engines, machines, roads, bridges etc
6. composer (f) paints and draws pictures.
7. artist (g) teaches students
1. architect (c) designs buildings.
2. politician (a) is concerned with politics, especially as an elected member of parliament.
3. engineer (e) designs and builds engines, machines, roads, bridges etc.
4. teacher (g) teaches students.
5. athlete (d) competes in outdoor sports and games.
6. composer (b) composes music, especially classical music.
7. artist (f) paints and draws pictures.
C.2.Make as many as words possible from the word INTERNATIONAL:
Ans. 1. National, 2. latin, 3. train, 4. intera, 5. national, 6. on, 7. in, 8. trainer, 9. rational, 10. loan.
D. GRAMMAR :
Read the following sentences carefully:
(a) These paintings are generally seen on walls.
(b) It was used for decorating the house walls in the village.
Mark how aux. verbs (are/was) in these sentences are followed by verbs in past participle (seen/used). These sentences can be written as:
(i) People generally see these paintings on walls.
(ii) People in the village use it for decorating the house walls.
Mark the use of aux V as well as other differences in the two sets given above. This is because the sentences in the first set are in the Passive voice whereas the sentences in the second set are in the Active voice. Now change the voice of the following sentences.
(a) Sonu is taught English.
(b) Pragya is reading a book.
(c) Ankita called her mother.
(d) Rimjhim told everything.
(e) Aman was given a prize.
Ans. (a) Someone teaches English to Sonu.
(b) A book is being read by Pragya.
(c) The mother was called by Ankita.
(d) Everything was told by Rimjhim.
(e) Sonu gave a prize to Aman.
E. LET’S TALK AND WRITE
E.1. Class activity
Does anyone in your class do these things?
How often and how well do they do them? Go around the class and find one person for each activity. Then fill in the blanks.
Name How often ? How well ?
dance ………… …………….. ……………
use computer ………….. …………….. ……………..
swim ……………. ……………… ……………..
paint …………….. …………….. ………………
football …………….. …………………… ……………….
cricket …………………. …………………. ……………….
Model question answer:
A. Do you dance ?
B. Yes, I do.
A. How often do you go dancing ?
B. Every weekend.
A. And how well do you dance ?
B. Very well.
Hints: छात्र स्वयं कक्षा में अन्य छात्रों से ऊपर के प्रश्न पूछकर खाली स्थान को भर सकतें हैं ।
2. Group Work
Tell your group what you found out.
Hints: छात्र स्वयं आपस में संवाद कर सकते हैं।
F. Translate into English :
(a) बिहार में प्रतिभा की कमी नहीं ।
(b) यहाँ के लोग मिहनती भी हैं।
(c) लगन और समर्पण से काम करना कोई बिहारियों से सीखे |
(d) जरूरत है सिर्फ उचित माहौल बनाने की ।
(e) जरूरत अपनी विरासत को बढ़ाने की भी है ।
Ans. (a) There is no shortage of talent in Bihar..
(b) People, here are laborious, too.
(c) Anyone can learn from Biharis how to work attentively and with dedication.
(d) It is the need to make an appropriate circumstance.
(e) To develop the own heritage, too, is the need.