WB Board English Class 6 Chapter 3 The Rainbow Solution – Activity Question Answer of West Bengal Board Class VI English Text Book The Rainbow. The Rainbow Activity 1 to Activity 8b Answers are given here for reference purpose. You can download the solution for “The Rainbow” by Christina Georgina Rossetti.
Activity 1 Solution
Tick the correct alternative:
(a) Ships sail on the (i) pond (ii) lake (iii) sea
Answer: (iii) sea
(b) Clouds are prettier than (i) rain and sky (ii) boats and ship (iii) rivers and seas
Answer: (ii) boats and ship
(c) The poet talks about a bow that bridges (i) heaven (ii) sea (iii) river
Answer: (i) heaven
(d) The poet mentions that road is from (i) sky to earth (ii) earth to river (iii) earth to sky
Answer: (iii) earth to sky
Activity 2 Solution
Complete the following with information from the text:
(a) Boats sail on _____________________________
Answer: the rivers.
(b) The sailing boats and ships are less beautiful than ___________________________
(c) Bridges are built over ______________________________
Answer: the rivers.
(d) The bow builds ____________________________________
Answer: a road from earth to sky.
Activity 3 Solution
Answer the following question:
Boats and ships sail on the water, while clouds sail across the sky. State the difference in their manner of sailing.
Answer: Human beings navigate boats and ships, whereas the movement of clouds in the sky is a natural phenomenon.
Activity 4 Solution
Fill in the following chart with information from the text:
|(a) Boats sail||On the rivers|
|(b) Clouds sail||across the sky|
|(c) The bow||Bridges heaven|
|(d) The bow||over tops the trees|
Activity 5 Solution
Answer the following question in complete sentences:
(a) What is prettier than boats, ship and clouds?
Answer: A rainbow is prettier than boats, ships and clouds.
(b) What are the clouds compared to?
Answer: Ships and boats are compared to the clouds.
(c) How do you think the rainbow builds a road from the earth on the sky?
Answer: I think the rainbow builds a road from the earth to the sky, as it is over the top of the trees.
(d) Which, according to the poet, is the prettiest of all objects mentioned in the poem?
Answer: According to the poet, the rainbow is the prettiest of all objects mentioned.
Activity 6(a) Solution
pick out the countable and uncountable nouns and fill in the table:
|Countable Noun||Uncountable Noun|
Activity 6(b) Solution
Circle the collective nouns and underline the abstract nouns in the following sentences:
(i) The fleet move across the ocean.
Answer: Fleet – Collective Noun.
(ii) Honesty is the best policy.
Answer: Honesty – Abstract Noun.
(iii) A troop came marching on.
Answer: Troop – Collective Noun.
(iv) The old man is known for his wisdom.
Answer: Wisdom – Abstract Noun.
Activity 6(c) Solution
Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the given verbs in the brackets:
(i) She _______________ singing a song. (be)
Answer: She is singing a song.
(ii) My father _______________ his work last night. (do)
Answer: My father did his work last night.
(iii) They _____________ to the playground. (go)
Answer: They went to the playground.
(iv) The football match ______________ seen by many people. (be)
Answer: The football match was seen by many people.
Activity 7(a) Solution
Fill in the blanks with appropriate words from the help box:
(i) She has a _______________ blue skirt.
Answer: She has a pretty blue skirt.
(ii) _______________ help us to cross rivers.
Answer: bridges help us to cross rivers.
(iii) Ships ________________ across the ocean.
Answer: Ships sail across the ocean.
(iv) We must plant tress to save our ______________.
Answer: We must plant tress to save our earth .
Help Box: sail, pretty, bridges, earth
Activity 7(b) Solution
Make meaningful sentences of your own with the following words:
build : ________________________________
Answer: build : The construction crew will build a new school in the neighborhood.
across : _________________________________
Answer: across : He waved as he saw his friend from across the crowded room.
bridge : __________________________________
Answer: bridge : They paused on the bridge to admire the tranquil river below.
road : _____________________________________
Answer: road : She walked down the road, lost in thought.
Activity 8(a) Solution
After a heavy shower, we often see that a rainbow appears in the sky. Write a paragraph in about sixty words describing the scene as you see it. Use the following hints:
Answer: After a heavy shower, typically in the late afternoon, I often witness a mesmerizing sight in the sky. It usually occurs at a tranquil, open place, and when the rain clouds have dissipated, leaving behind a clear, cloudless sky. The rainbow emerges like a vibrant, delicate arc, gracefully stretching across the heavens. Its colors, from violet to indigo, blue, green, yellow, orange, and red, form a stunning spectrum against the azure backdrop. This natural marvel never fails to evoke a sense of awe and wonder, making me appreciate the beauty of the world around us.
Activity 8(b) Solution
Suppose you are standing on a bridge looking down. Write a paragraph in about sixty words describing the things that you see below.
Answer: From my vantage point on the bridge, I peer down and observe a bustling scene below. The water flows steadily beneath me, its surface reflecting the dappled sunlight. A mix of people and vehicles move along the road that parallels the riverbank. Ducks glide gracefully on the water’s surface, while pedestrians stroll along the scenic promenade. It’s a snapshot of everyday life, framed by the sturdy steel girders of the bridge, and it reminds me of the continuous flow of existence.