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NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - Honeycomb chapter 3 - Gopal and the Hilsa Fish [Latest edition]

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Chapter 3: Gopal and the Hilsa Fish

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Working with the Text [Page 42]

NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - Honeycomb Chapter 3 Gopal and the Hilsa FishWorking with the Text [Page 42]

Working with the Text | Q 1 | Page 42

Answer the following question.

Why did the king want no more talk about the hilsa-fish?

Working with the Text | Q 2 | Page 42

Answer the following question

What did the king ask Gopal to do to prove that he was clever?

Working with the Text | Q 3 | Page 42

Answer the following question

What three things did Gopal do before he went to buy his Hilda-fish?

Working with the Text | Q 4 | Page 42

Answer the following question

How did Gopal get inside the palace to see the king after he had bought the fish?

Working with the Text | Q 5 | Page 42

Answer the following question

Explain why no one seemed to be interested in talking about the hilsa-fish which Gopal had bought

Working with the Text | Q 6.1 | Page 42

Write ‘True’ or ‘False’ against each of the following sentences.

The king lost his temper easily. ________

  • True

  • False

Working with the Text | Q 6.2 | Page 42

Write ‘True’ or ‘False’ against each of the following sentences.

Gopal was a madman. ________

  • True

  • False

Working with the Text | Q 6.3 | Page 42

Write ‘True’ or ‘False’ against each of the following sentences.

Gopal was a clever man. ________

  • True

  • False

Working with the Text | Q 6.4 | Page 42

Write ‘True’ or ‘False’ against each of the following sentences.

Gopal was too poor to afford decent clothes.________

  • True

  • False

Working with the Text | Q 6.5 | Page 42

Write ‘True’ or ‘False’ against each of the following sentences.

The king got angry when he was shown to be wrong __________

  • True

  • True

Working with Language [Pages 42 - 46]

NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - Honeycomb Chapter 3 Gopal and the Hilsa FishWorking with Language [Pages 42 - 46]

Working with Language | Q 1.1 | Page 42

Notice how in a comic book, there are no speech marks when characters talk. Instead what they say is put in a speech ‘bubble’. However, if we wish to repeat or ‘report’ what they say, we must put it into reported speech.

Change the following sentences in the story to reported speech. The first one has been done for you.

(i) How much did you pay for that hilsa?

Working with Language | Q 1.2 | Page 43

Notice how in a comic book, there are no speech marks when characters talk. Instead what they say is put in a speech ‘bubble’. However, if we wish to repeat or ‘report’ what they say, we must put it into reported speech

Change the following sentences in the story to reported speech.  

(i) Why is your face half-shaven?Gopal’s wife asked him______________________.

Working with Language | Q 1.3 | Page 43

Notice how in a comic book, there are no speech marks when characters talk. Instead what they say is put in a speech ‘bubble’. However, if we wish to repeat or ‘report’ what they say, we must put it into reported speech.

Change the following sentences in the story to reported speech. The first one has been done for you.

I accept the challenge, Your Majesty. Gopal told the king_____________________

Working with Language | Q 1.4 | Page 43

Notice how in a comic book, there are no speech marks when characters talk. Instead what they say is put in a speech ‘bubble’. However, if we wish to repeat or ‘report’ what they say, we must put it into reported speech.

Change the following sentences in the story to reported speech. The first one has been done for you.

I want to see the king.

Gopal told the guards_________________

Working with Language | Q 1.5 | Page 43

Notice how in a comic book, there are no speech marks when characters talk. Instead what they say is put in a speech ‘bubble’. However, if we wish to repeat or ‘report’ what they say, we must put it into reported speech.

Change the following sentences in the story to reported speech. The first one has been done for you.

Bring the man to me at once. The king ordered the guard________________________

Working with Language | Q 2.1 | Page 43

Find out the meaning of the following words by looking them up in the dictionary. Then use them in sentences of your own.

challenge

Working with Language | Q 2.2 | Page 43

Find out the meaning of the following words by looking them up in the dictionary. Then use them in sentences of your own.

courtier

Working with Language | Q 2.3 | Page 43

Find out the meaning of the following words by looking them up in the dictionary. Then use them in sentences of your own.

mystic

Working with Language | Q 2.4 | Page 43

Find out the meaning of the following words by looking them up in the dictionary. Then use them in sentences of your own.

smearing

Working with Language | Q 2.5 | Page 43

Find out the meaning of the following words by looking them up in the dictionary. Then use them in sentences of your own.

comical

Working with Language | Q 3 | Page 46

Now write the story in your own words. Give it a title.

Extra Questions

NCERT solutions for Class 7 English - Honeycomb Chapter 3 Gopal and the Hilsa FishExtra Questions

Extra Questions | Q 1

How did the fishmongers lure the customers to buy Hilsa?

Extra Questions | Q 2

Who was Gopal?

Extra Questions | Q 3

What did Gopal’s wife think about him?

Extra Questions | Q 4

What were the remarks of two men on seeing Gopal in the market?

Extra Questions | Q 5

What was the king’s reaction when he came to know that he had lost the challenge?

Extra Questions | Q 6

What happened when the king hear his courtiers talking about Hilsa fish?

Extra Questions | Q 7

Why did Gopal’s wife find his activities strange?

Extra Questions | Q 8

Who was Gopal? What was the challenge given to him by the king? How he won it?

Extra Questions | Q 9

Why was Gopal barred entry to the palace? How did Gopal manage to get in? What was the king’s reaction to Gopal’s deed?

Extra Questions | Q 10

We should not give up in any situation. If we try hard we can definitely find a solution. Why do you think so?

Chapter 3: Gopal and the Hilsa Fish

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