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Important Questions for CBSE Class 6 English Honeysuckle Chapter 5 - A Different Kind of School

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CBSE Class 6 English Honeysuckle Important Questions

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Chapter No

Chapter Name

1

Chapter 1

Who Did Patrick's Homework?

2

Chapter 2

How The Dog Found Himself a New Master

3

Chapter 3

Taro's Reward

4

Chapter 4

An Indian American Woman in Space: Kalpana Chawala

5

Chapter 5

A Different Kind of School

6

Chapter 6

Who I Am

7

Chapter 7

Fair Play

8

Chapter 8

A Game of Chance

9

Chapter 9

Desert Animals

10

Chapter 10

The Banyan Tree

Study Important Questions for Class 6 English Honeysuckle Chapter 03 – A Different Kind of School

A. Very Short Answer Questions.                                                   (1 Mark)

1. Word – Meaning from the given chapter:

  1. Misfortune

Ans: Bad luck.

  1. Misery

Ans: Difficulty.
  1. Thoughtless
Ans: Careless.
  1. Awful
Ans:  Very bad.


2. Fill in the blanks:
  1. When I arrived, there was no one _____ but a girl of about twelve.

Ans: When I arrived, there was no one in sight but a girl of about twelve.

  1. The _____ of this school is not so much to teach thought as to teach _____.

Ans: The real aim of this school is not so much to teach thought as to teach thoughtfulness.

  1. There‘s a girl with a crutch watching the others at play. She seems to be a _____.

Ans: There‘s a girl with a crutch watching the others at play. She seems to be a hopeless cripple.

  1. The _____ is, of course, really the worst.

Ans: The blind day is, of course, really the worst.


3. True – False:

  1. The writer saw that the eyes of the girl in Miss Beam‘s school were not covered with a bandage.

Ans: False

  1. Children were asked to mug up the knowledge and dislike each other in school.

Ans: True

  1. Children in Miss Beam‘s school were not lame or stupid and blind.

Ans: True

  1. Miss Beam‘s school was celebrating Blind day to evaluate the thoughtfulness of children.

Ans:  True


4. Match the following:

Column I

Column II

  1. Ghastly

  1. Wanting to be home

  1. Thoughtless

  1. It hurts me

  1. It pains me

  1. Terrible

  1. Homesick

  1. Not very caring

Ans: 

Column I

Column II

  1. Ghastly

c. Terrible

  1. Thoughtless

d. Not very caring

  1. It pains me

b. It hurts me

  1. Homesick

a. Wanting to be home


5. Make a sentence using given words:

i. Thoughtful

Ans: My friends and I are very thoughtful towards homeless people.

ii. Relief

Ans: Since the disaster, relief funds have been collected for the betterment of society.


B. Short Answer Questions                                                       (2 Marks)

1. What did the writer see on visiting Miss Beam‘s School?

Ans: When the writer visited Miss Beam‘s School, he saw a 12-year-old girl whose eyes were covered or blindfolded.


2. Who else was with that girl?

Ans: There was a boy with a girl who seemed four years younger than her. He was guiding her through the flower beds.


3. Write antonyms of:

i. Troublesome

Ans: Obedient.

ii. Ghastly

Ans: Pleasant.

iii. Cripple

Ans: Able-bodied.

iv. Gradually

Ans: Suddenly

v. Lame day.

Ans: Normal legged day.


4. Name the days that were celebrated in the school?

Ans: One lame day, one blind day, one deaf day, one injured day, and one dumb day were celebrated in Miss Beam‘s school.


5. Why did the writer want to visit Miss Beam‘s school?

Ans: The writer wanted to visit Miss Beam‘s school because it was a very different kind of school.


C. Short Answer Question                                                          (3 Marks)

1. What was the game that every child in the school had to play?

Ans:  Every child in the school must act blind, deaf, dumb, lame, and injured. This was the game played by every child in the school.


2. The real aim of this school ... citizens. Complete the line. Explain in brief.

Ans: The real objective of this school is not so far to teach thought as to teach kindness — compassion to others, and being accountable to citizens.


3. Why did Miss Beam ask the writer to look out the window?

Ans: Miss Beam asked the writer to look over the window because she wanted to show him her teaching techniques and why her school was dissimilar from the rest of the schools.


4. What did the writer see when he looked out the window?

Ans: When the writer looked out the window, he observed a beautiful garden and that some children are bandaged-eyed, a few are lame, some could not hear and some were for people with disabilities. He thought the children were so healthy and did not look active at all.


5. Who did the author help? What were her imaginations?

Ans: The author helped a little girl whose eyes were bandaged. On their way, they met various individuals. The girl was asking the writer about the description of the people and she guessed their names.


D. Long Answer Questions                                                        (5 Marks)

1. What was the purpose of these special days?

Ans: The purpose of these special days was to teach children compassion and kindness towards different individuals. When children walk in their shoes, then only they will be thoughtful and help one another. That is why every student had to live lame days, blind days, deaf days, and injured days. They learn the idea of giving and take through this teaching method.


2. Write a short note on Miss Beam‘s teaching methods.

Ans: Miss Beam‘s teaching methods included something more than just teaching the subject. Along with teaching simple spelling, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and writing. Reading is also done to them and making interesting conversations in which they stay still and their hands are kept quiet. But Miss Beam‘s and the school‘s real goal was to teach the children the idea of kindness by describing them as unfortunate or misfortune for a day.


3. What was the reaction of the children on playing these games?

Ans: Children sometimes enjoyed playing these games and sometimes they got frustrated with them. Most children found the blind day frustrating as they thought they might fall while walking and the injured day stopped them from eating without taking any help. However, children never denied playing the games and showed interest. They played the game wholeheartedly and to their best level stayed committed to their teachers by following the game rules and by not cheating. They learned to be kind and help each other and toward misfortune.


4. Write down a paragraph on ―My School.

Ans: My school is Sardar Patel Educational Institute For Boys’. I have studied here from class 1. Here at this school that I learn a lot and also different topics on multiple subjects. Though it has only \[{10^{{\text{th}}}}\]standard education when I first came here, the school was upgraded to class \[12\] two years ago. There are several interesting co-curricular activities too. I also partake in extra-curricular activities like arts and crafts, and drama. I also get the chance to take part in sports and games on the sports grounds at school. I am part of the school‘s football team. Our teachers teach us with a great deal of care and spirit, and I am very thankful to them. My friends and I study, play and eat together. I love my school very much.


5. What is the moral of the story ―A Different Kind of School?

Ans: Miss Beam runs a different type of school where students are taught to appreciate misfortune and be susceptible towards others. When the author visits the school, he finds several interesting things including a new method of looking at life. The moral of the story is to teach children to be kind and helpful with one another irrespective of the person‘s gender, caste, age, and type of person he is. Moreover, the story thinks that children should be thinking about everyone.