Class 10 English NCERT Book First Flight Chapter 7 Coorg Questions and Answers with PDF File for cbse, hbse and other state boards.
Coorg Question Answer Class 10 English
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Q.1. Where is Coorg?
Ans. Coorg lies midway between Mysore and the coastal town of Mangalore.
Q.2. What is the story about the Kodavu peoples descent ?
Ans. According to the story, a part of Alexander’s army moved south along the coast. As their return became impractical, they settled there. They married among the locals.
Q.3. What are some of the things you now know about
(i) the people of Coorg?
(ii) the main crop of Coorg?
(iii) the sports it offers to tourists?
(iv) the animals you are likely to see in Coorg ?
(v) its distance from Bangalore, and how to get there ?
Ans. I now know about all the things given from (i) to (v) here. The text gives the whole information in the following way:
(i) The people of Coorg are greatly independent. They are of Greek or Arabic descent.
(ii) The main crop of Coorg is coffee.
(iii) Coorg offers adventurous sports like river rafting, canoeing, rappelling, rock climbing and mountain biking to tourists.
(iv) The animals one is likely to see in Coorg are Macaques, Malabar squirrel, langurs and loris.
(v) The distance between Bangalore and Coorg is around 260 km. One can reach Coorg by Air, by Rail and by Road.
Q.4. Here are six sentences with some words in italics. Find phrases from the text that have the same meaning. (Look at the paragraphs indicated) (i) During monsoons it rains so heavily that tourists do not visit Coorg. (para 2) (ii) Some people say that Alexander’s army moved south along the coast and settled there. (para 3) (ii) The Coorg people are always ready to tell stories of their sons’ and fathers’ valour.(para 4) (iv) Even people who normally lead an easy and slow life get smitten by the high-energy adventure sports of Coorg. (para 6) (v) The theory of the Arab origin is supported by the long coat with embroidered waist-belt they wear. (para 3) (vi) Macaques, Malabar squirrels observe you carefully from the tree canopy. (para 7)
Ans. (i) to keep many visitors away.
(ii) as the story goes
(iii) more than willing to recount
(iv) the most laidback individuals become converts to
(v) draws support from
(vi) keep a watchful eye