NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English Main Course Book (MCB) Unit 5

Unit-1 Nature's Medicines Class 10

Unit 5 Unit-1 Nature's Medicines Exercise Answers & Summary

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Unit-1 : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 36

Q1 :  

Some sub-titles are given below corresponding to each of the paragraphs of the article that you have just read. Match the sub-titles with their paragraphs by writing the number of the paragraph in the space provided.

Subtitles

Paragraph Number

Birth of the first modern drug.

_________________

Man's hunt for medicinal plants from ancient times.

_________________

Contribution of Greek scholars

_________________

Pioneering isolation of compounds

_________________

The beginning of a new era of recreation of plant components with modifications

_________________

Positive effects of new trade and trading routes

_________________

The Wonder Tree

_________________

Knowledge from ancient Egypt

_________________


Answer :

Subtitles

Paragraph Number

Birth of the first modern drug.

7

Man's hunt for medicinal plants from ancient times.

1

Contribution of Greek scholars

3

Pioneering isolation of compounds

5

The beginning of a new era of recreation of plant components with modifications

8

Positive effects of new trade and trading routes

4

The Wonder Tree

6

Knowledge from ancient Egypt

2

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Q2 :  

Find words from the passage that mean the same or nearly the same as the following:

(a) filled with a certain quality ( para 1 ) : ____________________________

(b) scented or perfumed or sweet-smelling (para 2) : ____________________________

(c) written work dealing with a subject systematically (para 3): _____________________

(d) people living at the same time as others (para 5) : ____________________________

(e) notably large or significant (para 5 ) : ____________________________


Answer :

(a) filled with a certain quality ( para 1 ) : imbued

(b) scented or perfumed or sweet-smelling (para 2) : aromatic

(c) written work dealing with a subject systematically (para 3): treatise

(d) people living at the same time as others (para 5) : contemporaries

(e) notably large or significant (para 6 ) : considerable

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Q3 :  

After the Renaissance, the major shifts that occurred in the approach towards herbal plants were ___________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________


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Q4 :  

Isolation of compounds from plants to be used as drugs was the ____________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________


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Q5 :  

Complete the following flowchart that traces the contributory processes leading to the development of the first modern drug from the willow tree.


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