NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English Honeysuckle Chapter 8

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English Honeysuckle Chapter 8  A Game of Chance and the poem 8 Vocation is given below. Visit to NCERT Solutions for other subjects. Visit to Discussion and ask whatever you want to know.



Class:6
Subject:English – Honeysuckle
Chapter 8:A Game of Chance

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English Honeysuckle Chapter 8

A Game of Chance

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A Game of Chance: Question-Answers

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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English Honeysuckle Chapter 8 A Game of Chance
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Vocation: Question-Answers

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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English Honeysuckle Poem 8 Vocation

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Passages for Comprehension
I – Passage for comprehension

Read the following passages carefully and answers the questions given below:
Uncle took me to the fair. Bhaiya, who worked for us at home, came with us. There was a big crowd at the fair. Uncle was leading us through the crowd when he met a few of his friends. They wanted him to spend some time with them.
Questions:
1. Name the lesson.
2. Who was Bhaiya?
3. Which festival were People were celebrating there? See Answers

II – Passage for comprehension

Read the following passages carefully and answers the questions given below:
Then a boy, a little older than I, tried his luck. He got a comb worth 25 paise. The shopkeeper looked neither happy nor sad. He bought the comb from the boy for 25 paise. The boy tried his luck again. He now got a fountain-pen worth three rupees. Then he tried a third time and got a wrist watch worth 25 rupees. When he tried again he got a table lamp worth more than 10 rupees. The boy was happy and went away with a smile and a good deal of cash.
Questions:
1. Name the lesson.
2. What did the boy get in second try?
3. Find a word from the above passage that means the same as ‘price’. See Answers



III – Passage for comprehension

Read the following passages carefully and answers the questions given below:
“You don’t know, child,” Uncle said, “they were all friends of the shopkeeper. They were playing tricks to tempt you to try your luck. They wanted your money and they got it. Now forget about it, and don’t tell anybody of your bad luck or your foolishness.”
Questions:
1. How did uncle console Rasheed?
2. What did uncle say about the boy’s misadventure?
3. Find a word from the above passage that means the opposite to ‘cheap’. See Answers

Suggested Answers of Passages
Answers: Passage I

1. The lesson is ‘A Game of Chance’.
2. Bhaiya was a person for the domestic help in the speaker’s house.
3. Eid.

Answers: Passage II

1. The lesson is ‘A Game of Chance’.
2. The boy got a fountain-pen worth three rupees in his second try.
3. Worth.


Answers: Passage III

1. Uncle explained to Rasheed how the tricky shopkeeper had made a fool of him.
2. Uncle advised the boy to forget about the event and not to tell anybody of his bad luck or foolishness.
3. Costly.

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Why was the shop called ‘Lucky Shop’?

The shop was called ‘Lucky Shop’ because the shopkeeper wanted everyone to try their luck at his shop. All one had to do was to pay 50 paise, pick up any six discs, add up the numbers on the discs and find the total. The article marked with that number would be theirs.

An old man won a clock and sold it back to the shopkeeper. How much money did he make?

The old man tried his luck at the ‘Lucky Shop’. He paid 50 paise and selected six discs. He added up the numbers on them and found the total was 15. He was given the article marked which was a beautiful clock. He did not want a clock. The shopkeeper obliged him by buying it back for 15 rupees. The old man went away very pleased.

How many prizes did the boy win? What were they?

The boy was lucky enough and won four prizes in total. He won a won worth 25 paise, then he won a fountain pen worth three rupees. Third time he won a wrist watch worth 25 paise and he went on to win a table lamp which was worth more than 10 rupees.

Why was Rasheed upset?

Rasheed was upset because he had hopes of winning big prize and he continued trying his luck again and again, but every time he got a trifle. People were looking at him and laughing at his bad luck, but no one showed any sympathy. He played till he finished all his money.

In what way did the shopkeeper make a fool of Rasheed?

The shopkeeper played tricks to tempt him to try his luck by making him believe that it was luck that got the old man and the boy their prizes but in reality they were friends of the shopkeeper. Therefore, Rasheed tried his luck again and again but only got some cheap things which he sold back to the shopkeeper and lost all his money.