Class 10 English NCERT Book First Flight Chapter 7 Tea From Assam Questions and Answers with PDF File for cbse, hbse and other state boards.
Tea From Assam Question Answer Class 10 English
I. 1. Look at these words : upkeep, downpour, undergo, dropout, walk-in. They are built up from a verb (keep, pour, go, drop, walk) and an adverb or a particle (up, down, under, out, in).
Use these words appropriately in the sentences below. You may consult a dictionary.
(i) A heavy __________ has been forecast due to low pressure in the Bay of Bengal.
(ii) Rakesh will ___________ major surgery tomorrow morning.
(iii) My brother is responsible for the ________ of our family property.
(iv) The ___________ rate for this accountancy course is very high.
(v) She went to the Enterprise Company to attend a ___________ interview.
Ans. (i) downpour (ii) undergo (iii) upkeep (iv) dropout (v) walk-in
2. Now fill in the blanks in the sentences given below by combining the verb given in brackets with one of the words from the box as appropriate.
Over by through out up down
(i) The Army attempted unsuccessfully to_________ the government. ( throw)
(ii) Scientists are on the brink of a major ____________ in cancer research. (break)
(iii) The State Government plans to build a ________ for Bhubaneshwar to speed up traffic on the main highway. (pass)
(iv) Gautama’s __________ on life changed when he realised that the world is full of sorrow. ( look )
(v) Rakesh seemed unusually __________ after the game. (cast)
Ans. (i) overthrow (ii) breakthrough (iii) bypass (iv) outlook (v) downcast
II. Notice how these -ing and -ed adjectives are used.
(a) Chess is an interesting game. ______ I am very interested in chess.
(b) Going trekking in the Himalayas this summer is an exciting idea. _________ We are very excited about the trek.
(c) Are all your school books this boring ? ________He was bored as he had no friends there.
The -ing adjectives show the qualities that chess, trekking, or these books have : they cause interest, excitement, or boredom in you. The -ed-in adjectives show your mental state, or your physical state: how you feel in response to ideas, events or things.
1. Think of suitable -ing or-ed adjectives to answer the following questions. You may also use words from those given above.
How would you describe :
(i) a good detective serial on television ?______
(ii) a debate on your favourite topic ‘Homework Should Be Banned’?_____
(iii) how you feel when you stay indoors due to incessant rain ?______
(iv) how you feel when you open a present ?______
(v) how you feel when you watch your favourite programme on television ?_________
(vi) the look on your mother’s face as you waited in a queue ?________
(vii) how you feel when tracking a tiger in a tiger reserve forest ?_________
(viii) the story you have recently read, or a film you have seen ?___________
Ans. (i) interesting (ii) exciting (ii) bored (iv) thrilled (v) excited (vi) worrying (vii) excited (viii) interesting
2. Now use the adjectives in the exercise above, as appropriate, to write a paragraph about Coorg.
Ans. A visit to Assam was really interesting. It was an invigorating. The magnificent scenery was invigorating. I felt excited and thrilled to visit this beautiful place. I was thrilled when I read that Assam tea is the best in the world. The wildlife and the panoramic view of the entire misty landscape excited me. A walk among the hills was thrilling. But the idea that man is creating pollution here also made me worried. However, the whole scene of tea plantations was breathtaking.