Lesson 1 – It All Began With Drip – Drip | Chapter Solution Class 6

It All Began With Drip – Drip
Book Name : Blossom
Subject : English
Class : 6 (Madhyamik)
Publisher : Prof. Nabanita Chatterjee
Chapter Name : It All Began With Drip – Drip (1st Chapter)

Activity 1

Tick the correct alternative:

(a) The tiger took shelter near the house  of

  1. an old women
  2. an old man
  3. a neighbour

(b) The old woman was

  1. soft-spoken
  2. ill-tempered
  3. sky

(c) The tiger thought drip-drip was

  1. the constant falling of rain
  2. the rain name of man
  3. a creature

(d) Bholenath was a

  1. farmer
  2. weaver
  3. potter


(a) — (i)

(b) — (ii)

(c) — (iii)

(d) — (iii)

Activity 2

Rearranges the following sentences in the correct order and put the numbers in the given boxes. One is done for your:

(1) She pushed her bed around the room to keep it dry.

(2) The tiger took shelter outside an old women’s hut.

(3) Bholenath was looking his donkey.

(4) A tiger was caught in a storm.

(5) Bholenath saw an animal huddled against the wall  of the women’s hut.

(6) The old woman was ill-tempered that night.


(4) — (1)

(2) — (2)

(6) — (3)

(1) — (4)

(3) — (5)

(5) — (6)

Activity 3

Answer the following questions:

What do you think would Bholenath’s reaction be if he knew that the animal ‘huddled in the dark’  was actually a tiger?


Bholenath would have become speechless and motionless out of horror and disbelief.

Activity 4

Complete the following sentences with information from the text:

  1. The tiger was frightened because ____
  2. Bholenath’s wife screamed in fear when ____
  3. Disturbed and confused by the people, the tiger ____
  4. Bholenath announced proudly that ____


  1. It mistook Bholenath as the terrible drip-drip.
  2. she discovered a  tiger tied to a tree.
  3. chewed through the rope and ran away into the jungle.
  4. he caught the tiger last night and he even pulled its ears too.

Activity 5

Answer the following questions :

  1. Why did Bholenath bring the tiger home?
  2. What made the neighbours come running out of their huts?
  3. Why were the villagers relieved?
  4. How did the king reward Bholenath for his bravery?


  1. Bholenath thought he was bringing his lost donkey home.
  2. The scream of Bholanath’s wife made everybody come out of their huts.
  3. Villagers were relieved when they saw the tiger run away into the jungle.
  4. He made Bholenath commander –in-chief King’s army.

Activity 6

Write ‘T’ for and ‘F’  for false statements in the given boxes. Give supporting statements for each of your answers:

  1. Bholenath did not know how to ride a horse.
  2. The king sent Bholenath a magnificent elephant.
  3. The enemy soldiers were happy to see Bholenath.


  1. True; because he was a potter.
  2. False; the king sent him a stallion.
  3. False; soldiers were overcome with fear.
  4. False; Soldiers ran away without putting up a fight.

Activity 7

Answer the following question sentences:

  1. Why was Bholenath full of despair?
  2. How did his wife him overcome his trouble?
  3. What made the enemy soldiers greatly scared?
  4. Do you think Bholenath truly be called a legendary character? Give reasons for your answer.


  1. Because he was entrusted with the duty of protecting his state against the neighbouring and he didn’t know how to do that.
  2. His wife tied him to the stallion with a tight rope.
  3. Enemy soldiers were scared because they saw a wild-looking man tied to a fierce stilton, waving branches excitedly, coming straight towards them.
  4. No, he couldn’t be called a legendary character because he was a liar. He didn’t know how to ride a horse, didn’t know how to fight and he was not brave too.

Activity 8 (a)

Read the following sentences. Underline the Nouns which indicate either a state of being or a quality of mind:

  1. The king is known for his kindness.
  2. The beauty of the flower attracted me.
  3. Childhood is fun.
  4. India attained freedom in 1947.


  1. The king is known for his kindness.
  2. The beauty of the flower attracted me.
  3. Childhood is fun.
  4. India attained freedom in 1947.

Activity 8 (b)

From abstract nouns from the following words

  1. dark: ____
  2. adult: ____
  3. amaze: ____
  4. disturb: ____
  5. confuse: ____
  6. sweet: ____


  1. dark: [darkness]
  2. adult: [adulthood]
  3. amaze: [amazement]
  4. disturb: [disturbance]
  5. confuse: [confusion]
  6. sweet: [sweetness]

Activity 8 (c)

Underline the words that indicate a group of people, animals or things taken as a whole

  1. I saw a crowd in front of the shop.
  2. A herd of cattle is passing by.
  3. Our school cricket team has won.
  4. A bunch of flowers was kept in the vase.


  1. I saw a [crowd] in front of the shop.
  2. A [herd] of cattle is passing by.
  3. Our school cricket [team] has won.
  4. A [bunch] of flowers was kept in the vase.

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