Class 7 GSEB Exploring Symbols Question Answers

Class 7 GSEB Exploring Symbols Question Answers

 

Class 7 GSEB Exploring Symbols Question Answers | Class 7 GSEB English Textbook Solutions By OS.

 

Que: Where Rabindranath Tagore was born?

Rabindranath Tagore was born in Calcutta in 1861

 

Que: Who wrote India’s national anthem?

Rabindranath Tagore

 

Que: In which year did Rabindranath Tagore win the Nobel prize in literature?

1913

 

Que: Which pen name is used by Rabindranath Tagore for his first poem?

Bhanu Simha

 

Que: What is a symbol?

A symbol is a word, image, or object.

 

Que: What is a pen name?

Writers used pen names instead of real names.

 

Match the column

Fragments          to labor hard
Striving               cheerless
Dreary                 pieces have broken off or detached from a complete  portion
Domestic             without rest or sleep
Tireless                 a waterless or isolated area or land
Deserts                 related to family affairs

 

Que: What words help you understand who the poet is talking to?

From the lines: into that heaven of freedom, my father, let my country awake.

In these lines the poet is talking to god, he requests him to awaken his country to widening thought and action.

 

 

Que: What is the theme of a poem?

The theme of the poem is freedom.

 

 

Que: What thoughts will Rabindranath Tagore have in this poem about education?

We should provide educational opportunities to all, irrespective of their caste, creed, religion, etc. There should be no barriers to education based on social status. Education should be available to all, without discrimination.

 

Que: What’s the subject of the fourth line?

In India, where the truth comes from the depths of the heart, the poet says “everyone should speak the truth about their dreams.” “No one should lie to gain an advantage.”

 

Activity 5

Que: Work together as a group to …………………10 symbols of India.

National Flag      Tiranga

National Anthem             Jana Gana Mana

National Song    Vande Mataram

National Fruit     Mango

National River    Ganga

National Animal Royal Bengal Tiger

National Tree     Banyan Tree

National Bird      Indian Peacock

National Currency            Indian Rupee

National Flower Lotus

 

Que: Which animal symbol is used as a symbol of royalty?

Lion

 

Que: Which animal symbol is used as a symbol of long life?

Cats

 

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