West Bengal Board Class 6 English Chapter 10 Smart Ice Cream Solution: Activity Answer of the Questions from Smart Ice Cream Class 6 English Book Lesson 10 is given in this post. The Smart Ice Cream is written by Paul Jennings. You can find all the activity solutions from Activity 1 to 10(b) provided in the textbook.
Activity 1 Solution
Rearranges the following sentences in the correct order and put the numbers in the given boxes:
(1) Last week something bad happened.
(2) All the students are not as clever as me.
(3) The narrator decided to find out what was going on.
(4) At the age of three, the narrator won a prize for spelling.
(5) The narrator scored full marks in Maths.
(6) The narrator’s friends said that the narrator was a show-off.
Activity 2 Solution
Fill in the blanks with words given in the Help Box. (Some extra words are given)
Help Box: Sharp, top, jealous, near, terrific, beat, show –off
Answer: I was at the top of the class. I knew that I had a sharp brain. Other kids of the class are jealous of me. Last week Jerome beat me. I became sad.
Activity 3 Solution
Answer the following question:
“I had something to do with that ice cream.” Why did the speaker think so?
Answer: The speaker thought so because he had seen Jerome Dadian eating ice the day he got hundred in maths.
Activity 4 Solution
Write “T” for true and “F” for false in the given boxes. Give supporting statements for each of your answers:
(a) Mr. Peppi sold ice cream of only one flavour.
Supporting Statement : He had every flavor there is.
(b) The ice cream man was very unkind.
Supporting Statement : He was too softhearted.
(c) The purple ice cream had no effect on the boy.
Supporting Statement : He gave purple ice-cream to a boy and his pimples were cured.
(d) The speaker believed that there was no other boy smarter than him in school.
Supporting Statement : I was the smartest kid in school.
Activity 5 Solution
Answer the following question in complete sentences:
(a) What did Mr. Peppi sell?
Answer: Mr. Peppi sold different kinds of ice cream.
(b) How did the speaker known that Mr. Peppi was a softhearted person?
Answer: The speaker knew that Mr. Peppi was a softhearted person as he was always giving free ice cream to kinds who had no money.
(c) What was special about the green ice cream?
Answer: By eating the green ice, the long nose of a kid became just normal nose.
(d) Why did the speaker want to do better than everyone else in the class?
Answer: The speaker wanted to do wanted to stay as the smart less kid in the school forever.
Activity 6 Solution
Fill in the chart with information from the text:
|Type of Ice Cream
|(a) Nose Ice Cream
|Answer: helped t make long nose just normal
|(b) Answer: Smart Ice Cream
|helped to become smart
|(c) Happy Ice Cream
|Answer: Helped to cheer the people.
|(d) Answer: Pimple/Purple Ice cream
Activity 7 Solution
Answer the following in complete sentences:
(a) What did the speaker find inside Mr. Peppi’s ice cream van ?
Answer: The speaker found many types of cream inside Mr. Peppi’s ice cream van.
(b) What secret about Dadian did the speaker come to know?
Answer: The speaker came to know that Dadian got one hundred in maths by eating smart ice cream.
(c) Rewrite the last paragraph in normal English with correct spellings.
Answer: It is the next day now. Something is happening to me. I don’t feel quite as smart. I have been trying to do a really hard sum. It is one and one. What does one and one make? Is it three or is it four ?
(d) Why do you think there peculiar spellings in the last paragraph? Give reasons for your answer.
Answer: The peculiar spellings show the change of the narrator from the smartest boy of the school to an ordinary one. Now he commits silly mistakes. He cannot but see others beating him. He tried to he too smart, but ended up as a very ordinary kid.
Activity 8(a) Solution
Now underline in the following sentences the words which connect the sentences to the previous ones.
(i) I put some sand that I carried with me into every bin in the van, except for the smart ice cream. Next I looked at the smart ice cream.
(ii) Dadian had been eating smart ice cream; that’s how he got one hundred for Maths. Thereafter, I decided to finish off the matter.
Answer: that’s how , Thereafter
Thus we see that the above words join/connect the sentences to the previous ones. They are know as Linkers.
Activity 8(b) Solution
Using the linkers from the Help Box, fill in the blanks:
Answer: At first, a piece of open ground is to be selected. Then the soil is to be tilled. Next, a seed is to be planted, thereafter the saplings are to be watered daily, and finally green leaves appear.
Activity 8(c) Solution
In each of the following sentences supply a verb in agreement with the subject:
(i) Neither Raja nor Rani ________________ invited to the party.
(ii) Two thirds of the building _______________ been completed.
(iii) The dancer and the musician ______________ great friends.
(iv) Mother along with her daughters ________________ attending the programme.
Activity 9 Solution
Make meaningful sentences of your own with the following words:
crept : As the sun set, a sense of unease crept over the forest.
secret : Keeping a secret can sometimes be a heavy burden.
special : It’s a special day because it’s my birthday.
decided : He finally decided to take a vacation and relax by the beach.
Activity 10(a) Solution
Using the following hints write a story in about sixty words :
Answer: Once, a hare proudly boasted about his incredible speed and teased a tortoise for being slow. To settle the dispute, they decided to race. As the race began, the hare sprinted ahead, leaving the tortoise far behind. Confident in his victory, the hare dozed off midway. When he woke up, he was shocked to see the tortoise crossing the finish line. His last leap was too late, and the tortoise had won the race.
Activity 10(b) Solution
You have all seen an ice cream peddler pushing his cart either in font of your house or school. Write a paragraph in about sixty words on what you think he does after he has finished selling all his ice creams.
Answer: After he has finished selling all his ice creams, the ice cream peddler probably heads back to his base or a storage facility to restock and replenish his cart. He might count his earnings for the day, ensuring he has enough change for the next day’s sales. Once everything is in order, he likely goes home to relax, prepare for the next day, or spend time with his family. It’s a cycle of hard work and dedication to bring sweet treats to our neighborhoods.