Lesson 7 – The Magic Fish Bone | Chapter Solution Class 6

The Magic Fish Bone
Book Name : Blossom
Subject : English
Class : 6 (Madhyamik)
Publisher : Prof. Nabanita Chatterjee
Chapter Name : The Magic Fish Bone (7th Chapter)

Activity 1

Tick the correct alternative:

  1. Alicia looked after (i) the fishmonger (ii) her brother and sisters (iii) the old lady
  2. The queen’s father had been a (i) medical man (ii) postman (ii) tailor
  3. The king wanted to buy salmon weighing (i) a pound (ii) a pound and a half (iii) two pounds
  4. The old lady had been visible to (i) the queen’s father (ii) the king (iii) the fishmonger’s boy


  1. (ii) her brother and sisters
  2. (i) medical man
  3. (ii) a pound and a half
  4. (iii) the fishmonger’s boy

Activity 2

Rearrange the following sentences in the correct order and put the numbers in the given boxes:

  1. The old lady had been invisible to the king.
  2. He bought salmon.
  3. The errand boy came running after him.
  4. The king stopped at the fishmonger’s seen the old lady.
  5. He left the shop.


(1) — (6)

(2) —- (2)

(3) — (4)

(4) — (1)

(5) — (5)

(6) — (3)

Activity 3

Answer the following question:

“ The king was, ion his private proffesion, under the  government. “  is this king similar to the stories  of the stories of the other kings that you have read so far?


No, this king is not similar to the stories of other kings that i have read so far.

Activity 4

Complete the following  sentences with information from the text:

  1. The old lady dressed in ____
  2. King Watkins was the father of ____
  3. The fish bone was ____
  4. Princess Alicia took care to ____


  1. shot – silk of the richest quality.
  2. the beautiful princess Alica.
  3. the magic present for the beautiful princess Alicia.
  4. dry the bone, and to rub it, and to polish it

Activity 5

Answer the following question in complete sentences :

  1. What did the King think that the lady was a fairly?
  2. What was the message given by Grandmarina?
  3. When did Grandmarnia vanish ?
  4. What did the king do his office ?


  1. The king thousands that the old lady was a fairy because she knew his name, the name of his daughter and that the king was going to his office.
  2. The message given by Grandmarina was that the king must invite pricess Alica who would leave a fishbone on her plate.
  3. After telling her message that the fishbone is a magic present which can be used only once. it will bring her what she wishes for only once; the grand marina vanished.
  4. In his office, the king wrote and wrote till it was time to go home again.

Activity 6

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

(a) One morning Alicia found the king to be very happy.


(b) Alica had the magic fish bone in the drawer of her room.


(c) The Kings problem was solved by the magic fish bone.


(d) In the end Alica handed over the fish bone to the old fairy.



  1. False; He was sighing heavily and seemed low-spirited.
  2. False; Alica began to put her hand into the pocket where she kept the fish-bone.
  3. True; She gave it a little kiss and wished it was salary day.
  4.  True; So she took it from the hand of the pricess

Activity 7

Answer the following question in complete sentences:

  1. Why was the king feeling miserable?
  2. What was to Alica the right moment for asking for help from others ?
  3. Why did Grandmarina wish o make an off-the-fishbone?


  1. The king was feeling miserable because he had the money and was extremely
  2. To Alica, the right moment for asking help from others was when they had done their best.
  3. Grandmarina wished to make an end of the fishbone because it might them.

Activity 8 (a)

Use the words to make sentences in the form of a statement:

  1. east, the, in, rises, sun, the
  2. meat, the dog, eats


  1. The sun rises in the east.
  2. The dog eats the meat.

Activity 8 (b)

Use the words to make sentences in the form of a question:

  1. are, where, going, you
  2. this, not, book, is, your


  1. Where are you going?
  2. Is this book, not yours?

Activity 8 (c)

Identify which of the following sentences are Assertive and which are Interrogative:

  1. He spent many years of his life in a village.
  2. Where do you live?
  3. Nobody was absent today.
  4. Did you not hear the bell?


Assertive sentences:

  1. He spent many years of his life in a village.
  2. Nobody was absent today.

Interrogative sentences:

  1. Where do you live?
  2. Did you not hear the bell?

Activity 9 (a)

Replace the underlined words with their antonyms:

  1. I helped a poor girl yesterday.
  2. He came sooner than expected.
  3. I saw a little plant by the roadside.
  4. She read the conclusion of the novel.


  1. I helped a rich girl yesterday.
  2. He came later than expected.
  3. I saw a huge plant by the roadside.
  4. She read the beginning of the novel.

Activity 9 (b)

Make meaningful sentences of your own with the following words:

  1. flashed : ____
  2. present : ____
  3. message : ____
  4. directed : ____


  1. The lightning flashed across the dark sky during the thunderstorm.
  2. Sarah was present at the party, enjoying the festivities with her friends.
  3. I received a heartfelt message from my best friend on my birthday.
  4. The teacher directed the students to complete their assignments before the end of the day.

Activity 10 (a)

Read the following passage and fill in the chart with information from the passage:

Salmon is a fish that lives along the coast. Salmon is born in fresh water and migrates to the ocean. A salmon returns to freshwater to lay eggs. After coming out from the egg, a baby salmon stays for six months to three years in freshwater. A salmon can make long journeys, sometimes moving hundreds of miles upstream against a strong current.

(1) Name of the fish

(2) Place where it is found

(3) It migrates to

(4) Where it lays eggs

(5) Time spent in freshwater

(6) Distance travelled by a salmon


  1. Name of the fish: Salmon
  2. Place where it is found: Along the coast
  3. It migrates to: The ocean
  4. Where it lays eggs: Freshwater
  5. Time spent in freshwater: Six months to three years
  6. Distance travelled by a salmon: Sometimes hundreds of miles upstream against a strong current.

Activity 10 (b)

Imagine you met a fairy in your dreams. Write in about sixty words what gift you would have asked from her and why.


In my dream encounter with the fairy, I would ask for the gift of boundless creativity. With this gift, I could bring to life the stories, worlds, and characters that exist within my imagination. It would allow me to paint the canvas of my dreams with vibrant colors, write enchanting tales, and express myself freely in any artistic form. With creativity as my companion, I could inspire others and create a beautiful and magical reality of my own.

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