Book of Nature Class 7 Solution Blossoms Lesson 1

Book of Nature Class 7 Solution has been added here from Blossoms Lesson 1 of “Blossoms: English Textbook for Class VII” under WBBSE.  The passage, The Book of Nature is written by Jawaharlal Nehru. 

About the Author

Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru was a great freedom fighter and the first Prime Minister of independent India. He was a very good writer as well. During the late 1920s, he wrote a series of letters to his young daughter Indira to share his ideas, thoughts and knowledge with her. These letters were later compiled into a book titled Letters from a Father to His Daughter. The present text is an excerpt from the book.

About the Text

In this text, Book of Nature Class 7 Blossoms Lesson 1, the author shares his thoughts and knowledge with his daughter about how one can get the Earth’s early history only with the help of Natural objects around us. Book of Nature Class 7 Solution has also been provided here to make it easier for the students.

Bengali meaning

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Word notes Part 1

Great – famous বিখ্যাত

freedom fighter – one who fights for the freedom of his country স্বাধীনতা সংগ্রাম

Prime Minister – administrative head of a country প্রধানমন্ত্রী

Independent – free স্বাধীন

Writer – one who writes books লেখক

Discovery – one who finds out for the first time আবিষ্কার

Glimpse – a short look at something এক ঝলক তাকানো

world history – history of the world বিশ্বের ইতিহাস

autobiography – one who writes by one about himself আত্মজীবনী

noted – famous বিখ্যাত

idea – thought ধারণা

share – to give some something else ভাগ করা

idea – Thought ধারণা

excerpt – extracted নির্যাস বা উদ্ধৃতাংশ

time to time – now and then মাঝে মাঝে

account – reports or statements descriptions of events বিবরণ

island – a piece of land surrounded by water দ্বীপ

though – nevertheless যাই হোক না কেন

surface – the outside layer of any object উপরিভাগ

merely – only কেবলমাত্র

afraid – doubtful or anxious উদ্বিগ্ন

letters – written messages চিঠি

as a whole – taken together সমগ্র বিচারে

grow up – become older-বড় হওয়া

Novell – a big story এখানে উপন্যাস

of course – certainly অবশ্যই

millions – a great number লক্ষ

kind – short up ধরণ

existed – was present অস্তিত্ব

great deal – very much প্রচুর পরিমাণে

scientist – man dealing with science বিজ্ঞানী

leaving Bing – the animal which are living জীবন্ত প্রাণী

fossil – the remains of an animal or plant that becomes hard and like rock জীবাশ্ম

surely – certainly নিশ্চিত রূপে

find out – detect খোঁজ করা

thus – in this way এইরূপে

fairy tale – a story where supernatural figure are present রূপকথার গল্প

Wanted – wished চাওয়া বা ইচ্ছা

need not be – unnecessary অপ্রয়োজনীয়

fact – actual happenings প্রকৃত ঘটনা

Far-off – days-many years ago অতীত দিনে

Fortunately – Luckily সৌভাগ্যবশত

As well as – do an equal extent সম পরিমাণে/এবং

Desert – a place full of dry sand মরুভূমি

Word notes Part 2

come to know – understand বুঝতে পারা

begin – start শুরু করা

learn – gain knowledge জ্ঞান অর্জন করা

fascinating – delightful or charming মনোরম

soon – in a short time শীঘ্রই

laying – to put our place in a horizontal position রাখা

perhaps – possibly সম্ভবত

smooth – not rough মসৃণ

edge – the sharp end of an object প্রান্ত বা কিনারা

corner – angle কোন

bits – small pieces ছোট টুকরো

he washed down – drag something down কোন কিছু ধরে বা ধুয়ে টেনে নিয়ে আসা

plenty – a large number প্রচুর পরিমাণে

Castles – fortress দুর্গ

Somehow – in some way যেকোনোভাবে

Seaside – the shore of the sea সমুদ্রতীরবর্তী

Beach – the seashore সমুদ্র সৈকত

Pushed on – drove forward ঠেলে নিয়ে আসা

all the while – all the time সব সময়

worn away – diminished in value হয়ে যাওয়া বা মুল্লো নষ্ট হয়ে যাওয়া

Book of Nature Class 7 Activity Solution

Book of Nature Class 7 Activity Solution is discussed here in the following for the students of class 7.

Activity 1

Underline the appropriate alternatives.

(a) India is in fact a small part of the earth’s surface.

(b) Once Upon a time the earth was too hot for any living being to survive.

(c) Fossils are the remains of old living beings.

Activity 2

Answer the following questions in complete sentences.

(a) We must know about all the countries and all the people who have inhabited it in it do you know the tale of this world.

(b) Our earth is millions and millions of years old.

(c) only animals roamed the earth before the arrival of human beings.

Activity 3

Fill in the blanks with suitable words from the text.

(a) As a subject history is quite interesting.

(b) We have good relations with our neighbouring country.

(c) Plants need ear water and sunlight to grow.

(d) Can you imagine how big the universe is?

(e) You should study regularly if you want to be a good student.

Activity 4

Make meaningful sentences with the following words

(a) interest – I have no interest in study

(b) surface – Earth’s surface is not flat all over.

(c) inhabited – Those villages are inhabited by different religious people.

(d) together – Would you like to do this work together?

(d) scientist – A.P.J  Abdul Kalam is one of the greatest scientists ever born in our country.

Activity 5

Identify which of the following statements are true and which are false. Give a supporting statement for each of your answers.

(a) fairy tales are reaching the imagination. -T

Supporting statement: This would be very interesting for we could imagine anything we wanted to and would thus make up the most beautiful fairy tales.  

(b) we have no means to know about the far-off days. .- F

Supporting statement:-  But although we have no books written in those for up days, Fortunately, we have some things which will tell us a great deal as well almost as a book would.

(c) The alphabet of nature is like the Hindi origin or the English alphabet. – T

Supporting statement:- To be able to read any language, Hindi, Urdu or English, you have to learn its alphabet. So also you must learn the alphabet of nature before you can read her story in our books of stone and rock.

(d) A Pebble is smooth and shiny. –T

Supporting statement:- if you see a little round shiny fable, does it not tell you something?

(e) we can learn a lot about our world from the rivers and the mountains. –T

Supporting statement:- if a little Pebble can tell you so much how much more could we learn from all the rocks and mountains and the many other things we see around us?

Activity 6

Complete the following sentences with information from the text.

(a) No book could have been written at all times because then men did not exist.

(b) To be able to read any language one has to learn its alphabet.

(c) A small Pebble was definitely a part of a big rock.

(d) On the beaches at the seaside, little children can play and make castles out of the sand.

 Activity 7

Fill in the following chart with information from the text.

1. Fairy tales need not be truebecause those are based on imagination
2. a piece of rock looks different from a Pebblebecause a rock is full of corners or rough edges whereas a pebble is round and smooth and shiny.
3. A bit of rock from some mountainside reaches a little valleybecause the rain washes the bit of rock down the River which carries it to the little Valley.
4. All pebbles do not become sandbecause the River leaves some pebbles behind in its course

Activity 8

Answer the following questions.

(a) Rocks and mountains and seas and stars rivers and desserts and fossils of old animals tell us about the art only tell.

(b) The Pebble becomes smooth because it rolls at the bottom of the River and its edges are worn away and its rough surface becomes smooth and shiny.

(c) when a River carries available on, it becomes smaller and smaller till at last it becomes a grain of sand.

(d) In The great book of nature the author means different elements of nature like mountains rocks deserts seas stars where we can learn a lot about the time when there was no life on earth.

Activity 9

Rearrange the sentences in the correct order by writing the numbers in the brackets.

(a) The rock is taken to a big River by the Little River. – 2

(b) At last it is turned into grains of sand.- 6

(c) It becomes a pebble.- 4

(d) A bit of rock is pushed by a mountain stream into a Little River.- 1

(e) The pebble becomes smaller because it is carried on and on by the River.- 5

(f) The edges of the rock are worn away and its rough surface is made smooth.- 3

Activity 10

Match the words in column A with their meanings in column B.

1. Fascinating(f) very interesting or charming
2. merely(d) only or just
3. Fortunately(e) Luckily
4. alphabet(a) the set of letters in a language
5. surface(b) top visible side
6. worn(c) became damaged by use


Activity 11

Replace the underlined words or phrases with suitable opposite words from the box.

(a) The man became he was in the late years of his life.

(b) How ugly she looks!

(c) The trunk of this huge tree has rough barks

(d)  Jatin lost his pencil box on his way to school.

(e) Smita left her relatives at the railway station.


Activity 13(a)

Possessive adjective:-  When an adjective indicates processions or relation with the nouns that follow, it is called a Possessive adjective.

Example:- my, our, their, your, etc

Possessive Pronoun:- when a pronoun indicates the position of or connection with the nouns in the sentence, it is called what is a Possessive  Pronoun.

Example:- mine, ours, yours, theirs, etc

Fill in the chart correctly.

PronounsPossessive AdjectivesPossessive Pronouns

Activity 13(b)

Fill in the blanks with appropriate possessive pronouns and possessive adjectives.

Yesterday I forgot to take back my pen from Sunil. I gave him mine in the class because he did not bring his.

The little girl has torn her clothes. “But why are your clothes dirty?”, Asked the mother to the girls’ elder brothers. “we have soiled our clothes while playing outside.”