MP Board Class 6th Special English Solutions Chapter 6 The Righteous King

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MP Board Class 6th Special English Solutions Chapter 6 The Righteous King

The Righteous King Text Book Exercise

Word Power

(a) Make nouns of the following words.

e.g. Calm: calmness

  1. wicked: …………..
  2. good: …………..
  3. mild: …………..
  4. righteous: …………..
  5. selfish: …………..
  6. willing: …………..


  1. wickedness
  2. goodness
  3. mildness
  4. righteousness
  5. selfishness
  6. willingness.

(b) Match the words with their meanings.
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1. → 8
2. → 3
3. → 7
4. → 6
5. → 4
6. → 2
7. → 1
8. → 5

(c) un-, im-, dis-, in – are some of the most common prefixes.

Add them before following words to make new words.
They are often used to make opposites.
Work in pairs, use the prefixes in the box to make the opposite of the words listed below.
Just – Unjust

  1. nature   – ………….
  2. mobile  – ………….
  3. correct  – ………….
  4. healthy – ………….
  5. direct    – ………….
  6. fit          – ………….
  7. like        – ………….
  8. active    – ………….
  9. obey     – ………….


  1. nature   – unnatural
  2. mobile  – immobile
  3. correct  – incorrect
  4. healthy – unhealthy
  5. direct    – indirect
  6. fit          – unfit
  7. like        – dislike
  8. active    – inactive
  9. obey     – disobey


(a) Fill in the blanks with the words given:

(Only, named, death, king, judgements, falsehood, Brahmadatta, father, righteousness, favour, disputes, kingdom, Boddhisattwa, hatred, happy.)
When king was ………….. ruling the ………….. of Varanasi, the …………… was born as his ………… son; and he was ……….. Brahmadatta after his …………. After his. father’s …………. he became the ……………. and ruled the kingdom with ………… and justice. He gave his …………….. without fear on …………. , love or ………… . The people were ………….. ; they gave up …………. and setttled their ………….. without violence.
Brahmadatta, kingdom, Bodhisattwa, only, named, father, death, king, righteousness, judgements, favours, hatred, happy, falsehood, disputes.

(b) Answer these questions:

MP Board Class 6 English Chapter 6 Question 1.
Why did the courts have very little work under Brahmadatta’s rule?
The courts had little work to do under Brahmaddatta’s rule as people gave up falsehood and settled their disputes peacefully.

Class 6 English Chapter 6 MP Board Question 2.
What was Brahmadatta’s object in leaving the city in disguise?
Brahmadatta disguised himself to find out his faults by talking to the people about their King. Moreover, the people inside and outside his court never pointed out his faults.

The Righteous King Class 7 Questions And Answers Question 3.
Where did Brahmadatta and the King of Kosala meet?
Brahmadatta came across the King of Kosala on a narrow path with steep sides.

MP Board Class 6th English Chapter 6 Question 4.
Why were the two chariots not able to move on at first?
None of the chariots could go ahead first because the way was narrow. No one was willing to make way for the other.

Class 6th English Chapter 6 Question Answer Question 5.
Did Brahmadatta’s charioteer know at first who in the other chariot?
At first Brahmadatta’s charioteer did not know who was in the other chariots.

Class 6 English Chapter 6 The Test Question 6.
Why did Brahmadatta’s charioteer want to know about the virtues of King Mallika?
When Brahmadatta’s charioteer found out that both of the kings were equal to one another in age, status, armies and wealth, he desired to learn about the virtues of Mallika.

Lesson 6 Class 6 English MP Board Question 7.
Which of the two charioteers made way for the other in the end? Why did he do so?
King Mallika had to make way for King Brahmadatta as Brahadatta was more righteous than him. Man is worshipped and respected for noble deeds and righteous behaviour everywhere.

Grammar in use

(a) Read these sentences.

His ministers could not find any faults in him.
His courtiers could not find any faults in him.
The two sentences can be combined in this way.
Neither his ministers nor his countries could find any faults in him.

Now combine each of the following pairs of sentences, using neither………. nor as shown above.
1. Ashok didn’t come to school yesterday.
Ravi didn’t come to school yesterday.

2. George doesn’t drink coffee.
George doesn’t drink tea.

3. Kamla didn’t know the answer.
Radha didn’t know the answer.

4. He wasn’t helped by Bhasker.
He wasn’t helped by Karim.

5. David didn’t pass the first test.
David didn’t pass the second test.

6. Wasn’t Pratap invited: to the party?
Wasn’t Shekhar invited to the party?
1. Neither Ashok nor Ravi came to school yesterday.
2. George drinks neither coffee nor tea.
3. Neither Kamla nor Radha knew the answer.
4. He was helped neither by Bhaskar nor by Karim
5. David passed neither the first nor the second test.
6. Was neither Pratap nor Sekhar invited by the party?

Let’s Talk

1. Did Ram or Shyam come here yesterday?
The answer to this question can be:
Neither Ram nor Shyam came.
Neither of them came.
Neither came.

Work in pairs. One partner will ask the questions as given below. The other will answer as above.
1. Does Kamla or Uma speak French?
2. Has Mr. Prasad or Mr. Shukla got a car?
3. Do you know Mr. Rao or Mr. Bhargava?
4. Do you drink coffee or tea?
5. Which team won the match, the School Team or the Town Team?
1. Neither Kamla nor Uma speaks French.
Neither of them speaks French.

2. Neither Mr. Prasad nor Mr. Shukha has got a car.
Neither of them has got a car.

3. I know neither Mr. Rao nor Mr. Bhargava.
I know neither of them.

4. I drink neither coffee nor tea.
I drink neither of them

5. Neither the School Team nor the Town Team won the match; it was a draw.
Neither of them won the match.

Let’s Write

Class 6 English Lesson 6 Question Answer Question 1.
Describe in a paragraph how Brahmadatta ruled his kingdom?
Brahmadatta was a just, impartial and righteous ruler. He gave fearless judgements. The people were satisfied under his rule. They settled their disputes without violence. People remained peaceful. He asked his ministers and the courtiers about his faults, but no one pointed his faults, as he had none. The people praised him highly for his virtues. They were fully satisfied with their king.

Up Board Class 6 English Chapter 6 Question 2.
Write a short paragraph about the virtues Mallika and those of Brahma-datta?
Mallika was the King of Kosala. Whereas Brahmadatta ruled over Varanasi. Both of them were equal in age and the extent of their kingdom, army, wealth, caste or creed. King Mallika defeated the strong by strength, the humble by humility, wicked by cruelty and the good by goodness. The King of Varanasi was calm with the angry, kind with the wicked and conquered the selfish by love. He won the liars by truthfulness. It proved that the King of Varanasi was more virtuous than the King of Kosala. So, the way was cleared for him

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