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Assam Class 12 HS Exam Tense Exercise: General English

Lesson 1: Hobbies: Class 7 English: Important Questions-Answers

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

(a) What is a hobby?

Ans: Activities which give us fun and joy are hobbies. These are activities pursued in our free time.

(b) What do hobbies give us?

Ans: Hobbies give us pleasure. They also have educative values.

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

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

The difficulty is that stamps are not easily available nowadays as everybody communicates through multimedia.

(d) What is Irfan's hobby? What does he like to do?

Ans: Irfan's hobby is painting.

He likes to sit and paint landscapes.

(e) Name a few indoor and outdoor hobbies.

Ans: Cooking, reading, listening to music etc are indoor hobbies.

Gardening, travelling, swimming etc are outdoor hobbies.

(f) What is a kitchen garden?

Ans: All kinds of vegetables are grown in a kitchen garden.

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

Ans: Here 'bed' means the plot of land in the garden.

Additional Important Questions:

1. How many types of hobbies are there? What are they?

Ans: There are mainly two types of hobbies. Outdoor hobbies and indoor hobbies.

2. Prepare a list of hobbies.


Collecting stamps

Collecting coins

Listening to music

Reading books









Cooking etc

3. What is your favourite hobby and why?

Ans: My favourite hobby is collecting coins. I can learn about the different historical periods and their rulers through this hobby.