Tamil Nadu 6th Standard English Book Term 2 Gulliver’s Travels Solution | Lesson 2.3

Lesson 2.3 Gulliver’s Travels

6th Standard English Book Term 2 - Gulliver’s Travels Book Back Answers

Lesson 2.3 >  Gulliver’s Travels

A. Read the following statements. Say True or False.

  1. Gulliver was the captain of the ship. (False)
  2. One of the Lilliputians gave a ten minutes talk in Gulliver’s language. (False)
  3. Gulliver took the small creatures in his hand and crushed them. (False)
  4. The horses were four and a half inches tall. (True)
  5. The war between the two kingdoms ended in peace. (True)

B. Identify the speaker / character.

1. He felt something moving along his body almost up to his chin.

  • Gulliver

2. They somehow managed to put him on the platform.

  • Lilliputains

3. “Don’t let us down now, Gulliver; we need your help.”

  • The Emperor

C. Choose the right option.

1. Gulliver managed to reach the land as he was _____.

  1. a doctor.
  2. one of the crews.
  3. a swimmer.
  4. the captain.

Ans : a swimmer.

2. Gulliver was set free because the emperor ______.

  1. was afraid of him.
  2. confirmed that he was not harmful.
  3. was a kind hearted person.
  4. wanted to get something from him.

Ans : wanted to get something from him.

3. Gulliver was hailed as a hero because he ______.

  1. made the army of Blefuscu giddy.
  2. fought with the army of Blefuscu.
  3. drowned the army of Blefuscu in the water.
  4. defeated the emperor of Blefuscu.

Ans : made the army of Blefuscu giddy.

D. Discuss in groups. Retell the story in your own words. Each one should say one sentence. You can begin like this:

Gulliver was travelling in a ship. One stormy night, the ship was wrecked………….
Gulliver was travelling in a ship. One stormy night, the ship was wrecked. He took a small boat but it overturned by a big wave. He was a good swimmer and he reached the land. But the coast was strange. There was no sign of life. He went into a deep sleep. He was captured by Lilliputains. They looked tiny. They took Gulliver to the capital. The emperor received Gulliver. They put him into a temple. They put some conditions. Later he freely roamed around the Lilliput. The Blefuscu declared a war between Blefuscu and Lilliputains. Lilliputains asked Gulliver to do a favour in the battle. His intelligence diverted the attention of the soldiers. Finally, Blefuscu begged peace to Gulliver. The emperor announced Gulliver was a hero. He lived peacefully at Lilliput.

E. Think and answer.

1. How did Gulliver overcome the adversity?

  1. Gulliver got a lot of confidence.
  2. He had more experience. (like doctor, swimmer, planner)
  3. He knew the situations how to overcome the problems.
  4. He overcame lot of obstacles.
  5. He suffered a lot but his self-confidence helped him win a good name.

2. How should one react to adversity?

  1. Accept adversity as a part of life.
  2. We should believe in ourself.
  3. Always think positive.
  4. We should rectify our mistakes.
  5. We should not quit until we reach the goal.
  6. We should accept our adversity bravely.

3. Describe Gulliver’s encounter with the army of Blefuscu.

  1. Gulliver planned to divert the attention of the soldiers.
  2. Gulliver took a long rope and tied the hundred ships together.
  3. He moved the ships round and round into the sea whole day.
  4. The soldiers became tired.
  5. The Blefuscu’s soldiers came faint and unsteady to fight anymore.
  6. The king of Blefuscu begged peace for the two kingdoms.
  7. Gulliver won the battle.

F. Look at the traffic signals and write down the traffic rule against each signal.

Man at workRiver bankStopTwo waySchool ahead
Horn ProhibitedNarrow RoadCycle crossingU-Turn ProhibitedUnguarded level croosing

G. Look at these pictures. Think of how you must behave when you visit these places. Discuss with your partner and complete the table.

Use dust binsDo not throw rubbish in public places
Enjoy the natureDon’t pluck the flowers
Wear tradition costumeAvoid Jeans Pants & T.shirts
Keep quiet.Don’t make noise unnecessarily
Don’t break the rulesFollow the rules
Swim safelyDon’t dive in the sky.


H. What is the logical sequence for these words? Tick the right option.

1. 1. Leaves 2. Fruit 3. Seed 4. Flowers 5. root

  1. 2,4,5,1,3
  2. 3,5,1,4,2
  3. 1,2,3,4,5
  4. 5,3,1,2,4

Ans : b) 3,5,1,4,2

2. 1. Drive 2. Get in 3. Arrive 4. Park 5. Open door

  1. 2,1,3,5,4
  2. 5,2,1,3,4
  3. 3,4,5,1,2
  4. 3,5,1,2,4

Ans : b) 5,2,1,3,4

3. 1. Travel 2. Book 3. Plan 4. Confirm 5. Enjoy

  1. 3,2,4,1,5
  2. 4,5,3,2,1
  3. 1,2,3,4,5
  4. 5,4,2,3,1

Ans : a) 3,2,4,1,5

4. 1. Rest 2. Return 3. Supper 4. Go out 5. Visit

  1. 1,2,3,4,5
  2. 4,5,1,2,3
  3. 4,5,2,3,1
  4. 5,4,3,2,1

Ans : c) 4,5,2,3,1

5. 1. Check out 2. Pack 3. Pay bill 4. Vacate 5. Drive

  1. 3,4,5,2,1
  2. 1,2,3,4,5
  3. 5,4,3,2,1
  4. 2,4,3,1,5

Ans : d) 2,4,3,1,5

6. 1. Wait 2. Slow 3. Go 4. Stop 5. Get ready

  1. 2,4,1,5,3
  2. 1,2,3,4,5
  3. 5,4,3,2,1
  4. 3,4,2,1,5

Ans : a) 2,4,1,5,3

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