22 Feb 2021

Hobbies English for class 7 Questions Answers

Hobbies English for class 7 Questions Answers

Hobbies English for class 7 Questions Answers

Hobbies English for class 7 Questions Answers: Hobbies, is the lesson no 1 from English for Class 7 SCERT main text-book. Here you can read Hobbies English for class 7 Questions Answers. 

2nd lesson from SCERT class 7 Uruka Adventure

Sunbeam English Reader class 7 Hobbies Questions Answers


1. Let's find out how much we have understood:

(a) What is a Hobby ?

Ans: The work that we like to do regularly for pleasure in our free time is called Hobby. 

For example, reading, playing, painting, gardening etc. 

(b) What do hobbies gives us ?

Ans: Hobbies gives us fun, pleasure and joy, it makes our life happy.

(c) What is philately ? What difficulty would you face if you take up philately ?

Ans: The Collecting and study of stamps is called philately.


Philately means the collecting and study of stamps. 

Due to the advancement of technology, communications systems have changed, nowadays people mostly communicate through Email, SMS, social media, etc, because of this reason nowadays we face difficulty to take up Philately.

(d) What is Irfarn's Hobby ? What does he like to do ?

Ans: Irfan's hobby is painting. He always carries his art materials with him while visiting different places. He likes to sit and paint landscapes. 

(e) Name a few indoor and outdoor hobbies ?

Ans: Some names of Indoor hobbies are collecting stamps and coins, listening to music and reading books etc.


Some names of Outdoor hobbies are gardening, travelling, swimming, trekking, photography etc

(f) What is a kitchen garden ?

Ans: The Kitchen garden means a small area of ground where we grow all kinds of vegetables, as like tomato, chili, ginger, beans etc for our own use. 

(g) "Every morning I water the plants and clean the beds". - What does 'beds' mean here ?

Ans: Here 'beds' means typically a surface area in a garden, where flowers and plants are grown.

SCERT Assam Class 7 English Questions Answers

2. A synonym is a word that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word. Example: happy- Joyful.

From the box below, choose words which are synonyms of the given words, and write each synonym next to the word in the blanks below:

pleasure,   free time,    lovely,   begin,   energetic,   grow,    happiness,    sporty,    pretty,    spare time,     launch,    evolve


(a) Joy - Happiness        (b) Beautiful - Pretty

(c) active - Energetic      (d) Leisure - free time

(e) start - Begin               (f) Develop - Evolve

3. Look at the picture of object given below. Each object is related to an activity.

Write the name of the object and the related activity in the space provided. One has been done for you.


(a) Guitar : Singing    (b) Bat : Playing     (c) Cycle : riding   (d) Pen : Writing     (e) Book : Reading    (f) Boat : Sailing

4. Please check your text book

5. Parveen's Hobby is baking. Fill in the blanks in the paragraph below with words that rhyme with bake, such as shake :

(a) Juri said to Parveen, "please tell me how to bake a cake."

(b) Parveen replied, "preheat the oven to 350F and gather all the ingredients you need to bake a cake.

(c) Take 2 cups of flour, 4 eggs, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup butter or oil, 1 teaspoon baking powder, and vanilla essence.

(d) You will need a cake pan and a sieve too. Put the flour and baking powder into the sieve.

(e) Shake the sieve to remove lumps, if any. Cream the butter and sugar.

(f) Add a few drops of vanilla essence. Take care to make the mixture light and creamy. Beat in the eggs and shake them one at a time.

(g) Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture little by little. Don't forget to grease the cake pan and dust it with flour.

(h)  Then Take the smooth mixture and pour it into the pan. Place the mixture in the oven till your cake turns golden brown. "

Hobbies Class 7 Questions Answers

6. Roktim’s hobby is traveling. He loves visiting places. He always prepares his itinerary before traveling. He leaves his itinerary with his mother. His mother knows where he is by looking at his itinerary. Read his itinerary.

Personal Travel

Destination: Majuli, Assam

Duration of Stay: 2 days

Date of departure: 10 November

Date of arrival: 12 November

Place of stay: Maihang lodge, Kamalabari Tini Ali

What to do: Visit Satras, enjoy Raas Utsav, visit local markets

An itinerary is a plan of a journey, It is a travel plan – where you will go, when you will be there, what you will do, etc.

Now, think of a place you want to visit during your vacation and prepare your itinerary:

Personal travel:

Destination : Sivasagar, Assam :

Duration of stay : 3 days

Date of departure : 10 December

Date of arrival : 11 December

Place of stay : Circuit house, Sivasagar.

What to do : Visit Siva doul, Jay doul, Vishnu doul, Jay Sagar, Rang ghar, Talatal ghar, Gargaon, Saraideu Maidam

7. Read this sentence. Note the part of the sentence in Italics.

A happy person is usually as busy as a bee.

The part of the sentence in italics is called an idiom. It means ‘very busy’.

The use of common idioms makes English appear more natural.

Some common English idioms are –

(a) A blessing in disguise

(b) Bag and baggage

(c) Beat about the bush

Try to use these idioms in sentences of your own. You can look up the dictionary to learn its meaning.

(a) Rohit was sad because he missed his flight but it was a blessing in disguise when he came to know that the plane crashed.

(b) The girls left their hostel bag and baggage. 

(c) Will you please stop beating about the bush and get to the point ?

8. In class VI you learned that we can make a new word by adding a suffix, i.e., a letter or a group of letters at the end of a word. In the exercise below, write the new words by adding – met at the end of the words. One is done for you.

Suffix: A letter or a group of letters added at the end of a word is called a suffix.

Ans: (i) advancement (ii) treatment (iii) Encouragement (iv) entertainment

Now read the lesson and write in the box the words ending with the following suffixes :

(a) - ion = Combination, competition, collection, communication, relaxation .

(b) - ing = Listening, reading, gardening, traveling, swimming, trekking, playing, painting, singing, morning, planting, watering, seeding, working, learning, collecting, entertaining, relaxing.

(c) - ment = Department, advancement .

9. Read the lesson and locate the sentences where the following phrasal verbs beginning with ‘take’ occur. Then write the sentences in the space given below the word web.

a) I take out my harmonium and play tunes in it.

b) I take out my paint box and brush and keep myself busy.

c) I take out the stamps from the envelopes and stick them in an album.

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