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NCERT solutions for English - Honeysuckle Class 6 CBSE chapter 8 - Vocation [Latest edition]

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Chapter 8: Vocation

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Working with the Poem [Page 110]

NCERT solutions for English - Honeysuckle Class 6 CBSE Chapter 8 Vocation Working with the Poem [Page 110]

Working with the Poem | Q 1.1 | Page 110

Your partner and you may now be able to answer the question.
Who is the speaker in the poem? Who are the people the speaker meets? What are they doing?

Working with the Poem | Q 1.2 | Page 110

Your partner and you may now be able to answer the question.
The speaker in this poem is a school-going child. Every day he happens to meet the hawker selling bangles, the gardener digging away at the garden, and the watchman walking the street all night.

Working with the Poem | Q 1.3 | Page 110

Your partner and you may now be able to answer the question.
From the way the child envies the hawker, the gardener, and the watchman, we can guess that there are many things the child has to do, or must not do. Make a list of the do’s and don’ts that the child doesn’t like. The first line is done for you.

The child must come home at a fixed time.   The child must not get his clothes dirty in the dust.
   
   
   
 

 

 

   
   
   
   
   

Now add to the list your own complaints about the things you have to do, or must not do.

Working with the Poem | Q 1.4 | Page 110

Your partner and you may now be able to answer the question.
Like the child in the poem, you perhaps have your own, wishes for yourself. Talk to your friend, using “I wish I were..

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Working with the Poem [Page 110]

NCERT solutions for English - Honeysuckle Class 6 CBSE Chapter 8 Vocation Working with the Poem [Page 110]

Working with the Poem | Q 1 | Page 110

Find out the different kinds of work done by the people in your neighbourhood. Make different cards for different kinds of work. You can make the card colourful with pictures of the persons doing the work.

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Extra Questions

NCERT solutions for English - Honeysuckle Class 6 CBSE Chapter 8 Vocation Extra Questions

Extra Questions | Q 1

What is the hawker selling here?

  • Toys

  • Bangles

  • Watches

  • Glasses

Extra Questions | Q 2

The hawker passes time _________.

  • leisurely

  • tensely

  • with great difficulty

  • happily

Extra Questions | Q 3

The child wants to become_______________.

  • a bangle-seller

  • a green grocer

  • a hawker

  • a shopkeeper.

Extra Questions | Q 4

The child wishes so because ____________.

  • It will make him a sensible man

  • It will give him opportunity to work hard

  • It will give him enough money

  • It will give him full freedom of action

Extra Questions | Q 5

What does the word ‘gong in the passage mean?____________.

  • A type of cage

  • A metal object which makes a loud sound when one hits it

  • A large boat

  • None of the above

Extra Questions | Q 6

Who is the speaker? 

  • An adult man

  • A hawker

  • A small boy

  • An old man.

Extra Questions | Q 7

What does he see the gardener doing?

  • Cutting the trees

  •  Cleaning the garden

  • Digging the earth with his spade and soiling his clothes

  • None of the above.

Extra Questions | Q 8

What does the phrase “take to task in the above passage mean?

  • Order

  • Rebuke

  • Praise

  • Honour

Extra Questions | Q 9

Here the child wants to become _______.

  • a hawker

  • a gardener

  • a grown-up man

  • a shopkeeper

Extra Questions | Q 10

What does the word ‘bake’ in the above passage mean?

  • Feel comfortable

  • Feel guilty

  • Feel proud

  • Feel very hot.

Extra Questions | Q 11

What is the job of a watchman?

  • To walk up and down the street all night for the safety of the people

  • To supervise the people’s activities during nights

  • To whistle during nights

  • To save people from criminals during nights

Extra Questions | Q 12

What does he carry in his hand?

  • A whistle

  • A torch

  • A lantern

  • A big stick

Extra Questions | Q 13

The Streetlamp has been compared to a _____.

  • ship

  • giant

  • witch

  • magician

Extra Questions | Q 14

The lane is dark and lonely because  __________.

  • there is no street lamp there

  • it is a holiday

  • it is very cold

  • it is night

Extra Questions | Q 15

What does the word ‘chasing in the extract mean?

  • Running fast

  • Moving backward

  • Going after

  • Staring at someone.

Extra Questions | Q 16

What activities are dear to little children? Who does the child envy and why in the poem Vocation?

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Chapter 8: Vocation

Working with the PoemExtra Questions
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NCERT solutions for English - Honeysuckle Class 6 CBSE chapter 8 - Vocation

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