(Solved) Rip Van Winkle Questions and Answers Class 6

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Rip Van Winkle Questions and Answers Class 6

Activity 1

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

(1) Rip had to leave his group eventually. [4]

(2) On one of these days Rip had gone high up to the Kaatskill Mountains. [5]

(3) Rip used to sit and talk with his friends. [1]

(4) He heard a voice from the distance calling, “Rip Van Winkle! Rip Van Winkle.” [6]

(5) His wife complained that his friends encouraged his idle habits. [2]

(6) Poor Rip was reduced almost to despair. [3]

Activity 2

Fill in the blanks with words from the Help Box. There is one extra word :

Rip assisted children at their sports. He always helped others in their work. His wife complained about his idle habits. One day Rip went high up the Kaatskill Mountains.

[Help Box: high, complained, assisted, encouraged, work]
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Activity 4

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

(a) The stranger wanted to assist Rip. False

supporting statements – He made signs for Rip to assist him with the load. Always helpful, Rip did so.

(b) All the strangers had beards. True

supporting statements – They all had beards, of various shapes and colors.

(c) Rip felt very thirsty. True

supporting statements – Feeling thirsty, he had several drinks himself.

(d) Rip saw that his village had become smaller. False

supporting statements – He saw his village was now larger, with more people.

Activity 5

Answer the following questions in complete sentences:

(a) How did the stranger look?

Ans – The stranger looked peculiar. One had a large head, broad face, and small piggish eyes.

(b) What happened after Rip had drunk the liquid?

Ans – Rip fell into a deep sleep.

(c) Why was Rip surprised when he came near the village?

Ans – Rip was surprised when he came near the village because he met many people he had never seen before.

(d) What did Rip suddenly notice?

Ans – Rip suddenly noticed that his beard had grown a foot long! he saw his village was now larger, with more people there were rows of houses which he had never seen before.

Activity 6

(i) Rip had a long beard and wore a peculiar dresssoon attracted the attention of people.
(ii) Rip found himself alone in the world.Rip’s heart died away
(iii) Rip saw a fellow who looked exactly like his previous selfRip understood that this was his son.
(iv) An old woman said that Rip Van Winkle had been her father.all stood amazed
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Activity 7

Answer the following questions in complete sentences:

(a) What attracted the attention of the people when Rip entered the village?

Ans – Rip had his long beard and peculiar dress.

(b) What did Rip learn about Nicolas Vedder?

Ans –  Nicolas Vedder is dead and gone for these eighteen years.

(c) Who looked exactly like Rip’s previous self?

Ans – Rip’s son looked exactly like his previous self.

(d) How long did twenty years seem to Rip?

Ans – Twenty years seemed to Rip as one night.

Activity 8

Fill in the blanks with appropriate verbs from those given in brackets:

(i) A hundred rupees ______too much for this item (is/are)

Ans – A hundred rupees is too much for this item.

(ii) The accountant and the cashier _______absconded. (has/have)

Ans –  The accountant and the cashier have absconded.

(iii) Time and tide ___________(wait/waits) for none.

Ans –  Time and tide wait for none.

(iv) Either he or I ___________mistaken. (is/am)

Ans –  Either he or I am mistaken.

(v) The ship with its crew, __________delayed. (was/were)

Ans –  The ship with its crew, was delayed.

Activity 9(a)

Make meaningful sentences of your own with the following words.

hollow – There was a hollow spot in the field

fearful – She gave me a fearful shock!

ruins – The town lay in ruins.

gaze – She refused to meet my gaze.

Activity 9(b)

Identify the types of sentences given below:

(i) Rip’s sole follower was the dog wolf.

Ans – Assertive

(ii) What was to be done?

Ans – Interrogative

(iii) All was silence.

Ans – Assertive

(iv) Sure enough! it is Van Winkle!

Ans – Exclamatory

Activity 10(a)

Write a short story in about sixty words using the hints given below. Add a title to it:

You went on a tour with your friends- stayed the night in a house inside a forest- slept in separate rooms- when you woke up your friends were all gone- your feelings- how you returned home.

Lost in the Silent Woods

On a tour with friends, we ventured deep into a forest. At night, we slept in separate rooms of an old house. When dawn broke, they’d vanished without a trace. Panic gripped me, but determination pushed me forward. Alone, I navigated the wilderness, eventually finding my way home, forever changed by that eerie night.

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