NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English Main Course Book (MCB) Unit 4

Unit-1 The World of Sports Class 10

Unit 4 Unit-1 The World of Sports Exercise Answers & Summary

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Unit-1 : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 29

Q1 :  

Discuss in small groups and select two games that, according to you, develop us the best (a) physically, (b) mentally and (c) socially. Give reasons for your choice.


Answer :

This question is to be answered on the basis of your own understanding, experience and thoughts. It is strongly recommended that you prepare the solution on your own. However, some pointers for discussion have been provided for your reference.

Physically:

Games: Swimming and Soccer

Reasons for your choice:

  • Highly recommended for reducing fat;

  • Recreational sport.

Mentally:

Games: Chess and Scrabble

Reasons for your choice:

  • Makes one focused and sharp;

  • Increases vocabulary and knowledge.

Socially:

Games: Snooker and Golf

Reasons for your choice:

  • Relaxes tensed mind;

  • Sport of name, fame and money.

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Q2 :  

There are hundreds and thousands of sports and games being played all over the world. However, we can place them under the following categories in order to know about them in a more convenient and systematic manner.

Some of the categories are as follows:

1. Team Sports 2. Athletics 3. Gymnastics 4. Racquet Sports 5. Water Sports 6. Combat Sports 7.Target Sports 8. Motor Sports 9.Equestrian Events 10. Adventure, Fun and Indigenous Sports

Working in small groups of 4-5 students, discuss and place the sports and games given below in the category to which each of them belongs.

Paragliding Go-Karting hurdles pommel horse basketball windsurfing Formula One judo sculling fencing kayaking pole vaulting dressage squash kickboxing kho kho kung fu malkham snowboarding golf decathlon cricket soccer snooker kabbadi


Answer :

1. Team Sports: basketball, cricket, soccer

2. Athletics: hurdles, pole vaulting, decathlon

3. Gymnastics:

4. Racquet Sports: squash

5. Water Sports: sculling, kayaking

6. Combat Sports: judo, fencing, malkham, kickboxing, kung fu

7. Target Sports: snooker

8. Motor Sports: Go-Karting, Formula One

9. Equestrian Events: pommel horse, dressage

10. Adventure, Fun and Indigenous Sports: Paragliding, windsurfing, kho kho, snowboarding, kabbadi, golf

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Q3 :  

Punctuate the following passage:

a new age cycle rickshaw that is light on both the pockets and the calf muscles of rickshaw pullers mobile games designed to battle life threatening diseases like hiv/aids and tb and a low cost computer that enables visually challenged students to read the textbooks these are all new inventions these are not innovations designed by phunjshuk wanngduaka ranchhoddas shamaldas of chanchad of 3 idiots fame much before aamir khan's rancho made innovation a household word these simple but powerful ideas were being quietly conceptualised and put to practice by enterprising Indians in various corners of the country.


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Q4 :  

Given below are some qualities that a human being may possess. On the basis of your reading of the passage, pick three qualities that you think the ace Indian golfer Ashok Kumar possesses and using incidents or statements justify your choice in a short paragraph of around 100-150 words.

(a) pride (b) frankness (c) jealousy (d) humility (e) perseverance (f) compassion (g) goal orientation


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Q5 :  

The journalist has used some lovely words and expressions in the above 'story'. Match the words or groups of words with the meanings given.

A

B

1.

swanky

(a)

a return to the original situation from where one started

2.

candour

(b)

highly unbelievable

3.

A far cry from

(c)

very quickly or in large amounts

4.

stranger than fiction

(d)

frankness

5.

back to square one

(e)

very different

6.

by leaps and bounds

(f)

fashionable and expensive

7.

inherent

(g)

a great performer

8.

maestro

(h)

pertaining to a natural quality that can't be removed


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Q6 :  

Use the above words and expressions in meaningful sentences of your own.

You may use more than a sentence to bring out the meaning clearly.


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Q7 :  

You must be fond of a sport or any hobby like painting or dancing or singing.

Imagine that you have become a star in your field of interest. One day, you meet a poor boy with a lot of talent, but no resources to get himself the facilities to nurture his talent. As a successful person, who is very interested in nurturing his talent, you decide to become his mentor. How would you go about doing it? Write a diary entry on any given date ten years from now about the feelings that the young but poor talented person evoked in you and the plans you thought of to develop his potential.


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