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Unit 16 (Grade 6) Part I

 UNIT 16 (Part I)

Reading I (page 157)

a. Who are the people in the second picture?

Answer: The woman, her children and Umar are in the second picture.

b. Are they Hindus or Muslims?

Answer: They are Muslims.

c. What is the man in the third picture doing?

Answer: The man in the third picture is giving a bag of flour, meat and cooking oil to the woman.

 

A. Complete the character map of Umar.

Answer:

tall, well-built

a ruler of the vast Muslim Empire

a man with a fair complexion

a good speaker

very strict in discipline

a man of simple habits.

kind

 

B. Who said these to whom? Write.

a. "What is in the pot on the fire?"

b. "You would not carry my burden on the Day of Judgment"

c. "It would be far better if you were the Khalifah of the Muslims."

d. "Umar may not be so bad after all."

Answer:

a. Umar said.

b. Umar said

c. The woman said

d. Umar said.

 

C. Answer the following questions.

a. What did he manage after becoming the ruler?

b. What did he do to know the condition of his people?

c. Why were the children in the hut crying?

d. Why was the woman cooking stones?

e. Why did Umar return to the state store?

Answer:

a. He managed a good administrative system in the country.

b. He visited, wore letters, and even delivered their letters personally to know the condition of his people.

c. The children were crying because they were hungry.

d. The woman was cooking stones in order to give them the impression that the food would be ready.

e. Umar returned to the State Store to bring a bag of flour, meat, and cooking oil to the woman.

D. Do you think Umar is a good ruler? Why? Give your reasons.

Answer:

Yes, Umar is a good ruler because he didn’t want to see any problems of the citizens of his country. He solved the problems of them. He was kind and helpful. He visited the families of those who were serving in the cause of Allah and were away from home. He supplied daily needs for them, wrote letters for them and even delivered their letters personally. He was very anxious to know about the condition of his people. He didn’t want to see any darkness in his country. He established a good administrative system in the country.

 

GRAMMAR (page 161)

A. Study the following sentences.

I bought a story book last week.

She had gone home before I reached there.

They played well and won the match yesterday.

She was drawing a picture when I met her.

They were dancing beautifully when we reached there.

The children had gone to sleep tired before the meal.

B. Read the story ‘Umar in Disguise’ and underline all the verbs in simple past, past continuous and past perfect.

Answer:

Underline all the verbs which are in V2, was/were+V4 and had+V3 forms.

 

C. Complete the following sentences using simple past or past continuous form of the verbs in brackets.

a. The teacher -------(tell) us a story yesterday.

b. They saw me while I ------- (come) home from school.

c. My sister ------- (give) me a colour box yesterday.

d. Manju ------- (watch) a movie when I reached her house.

e. Suman ------- (say) that he was not feeling well yesterday.

f. Phurba ------- (start) studying in this school last year.

g. We ------- (play) table tennis when there was a heavy rainfall yesterday.

h. Can you tell me how many of you ------- (be) there?

Answer:

a. The teacher told us a story yesterday.

b. They saw me while I was coming home from school.

c. My sister gave me a colour box yesterday.

d. Manju was watching a movie when I reached her house.

e. Suman said that he was not feeling well yesterday.

f. Phurba started studying in this school last year.

g. We were playing table tennis when there was a heavy rainfall yesterday.

h. Can you tell me how many of you were there?

 

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