Thursday, January 18, 2018

Class 7th - English : Lesson 7 – The Bahu Fort

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The Bahu Fort | Prose 7 |English 7th | Tulip Series |
(Abridged & Adapted)

Bahu Fort, Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir

Working with the Text

Q1. Where is the Bahu Fort, situated?

Ans. The Bahu Fort is situated along the banks of river Tawi.

Q2. Who built it and when?

Ans. The Bahu Fort was built by Raja Bahulochan about 3000 years ago.

Q3. Describe the interior and exterior of it.

Ans. In the interior of the fort, there is a temple of Bawey Wali Mata and in the exterior of the fort, there is a majestic terraced garden with extensive lawns and flowers are known as Bagh-e-Bahu.

Q4. Why is it a place of religious significance?

Ans. The Bahu Fort is a place of religious significance because of the temple of Bawey Wali Mata.

Q5. Which part is the favourite picnic place in the fort?

Ans. Bagh-e-Bahu that surrounds the fort with lawns and flowers is the favourite picnic place in the fort.

Q6. When and why is the mela celebrated?

Ans. The mela is celebrated in the months of March-April. It is celebrated to seek the divine blessings of Mata.

Q7. Name the things available during the fair?

Ans. During the fair, one can have local ice creams (kulfi, malai-baraf), sugarcane juice, gole-gappe, aaloo chholay, kachaloo, jalebi. In addition, there are balloons and cotton candy available for children.

Language Work

I. Match the words of ‘A’ with their meanings from ‘B’:




1. Council

2. Display

3. Sanctuary


4. Opponent

5. Kindred

6. Fight

7. Parable

b. Group of people chosen to give advice.

g. Show

d. The inner part of the temple, where the god or the goddess is worshiped.

f. Opposite

f. relations

c. Combat

a. A story that teaches a moral






II. Use the following phrases in sentences:

1. To carry off: The Vice-Captain of the team carried off the match after the injury of their Captain.

2. To take up: The forum president will take the matter with higher-ups.

3. To take care of: He will take care of the invitations of his surprise party.

4. In spite of: He was not called for an interview, in spite of his higher qualification.

5. To break out: A riot will break out if you don’t talk to the strikers.

6. To be afraid of: Don’t talk about ghosts in front of children, they will be afraid of them.

7. To get out: Get out of the class because you are diverting the attention of other students.

Grammar Work

A. Complete the following sentences by using the appropriate interrogative pronouns:

1. What is it that troubles you so much?

2. Who is that he should object to?

3. Who is at the door?

4. What is there that she does not know?

5. What is this book?

6. Where is your house?

7. To whom does this watch belong?

8. How is she?

9. Where is the cargo plane?

10 Whom did she go with?

B. Write the contractions of these words:

1. I am …. I’m

2. He has ….. He’s 

3. You are … You’re

4. Do not … Don’t

5. Let us …. Let’s

 6. I have ….. I’ve

7. He had/would …. He’d

8. Will not …. Won’t

9. They would not ….. They wouldn’t

10. Shall not ….. Shan’t

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