NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English Main Course Book (MCB) Unit 7

Unit-2 Educating the Girl Child Class 10

Unit 7 Unit-2 Educating the Girl Child Exercise Answers & Summary

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Unit-2 : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 53

Q1 :  

Working in pairs, answer the following questions:

1. Name two states with the lowest female literacy.

2. Name two states with the highest female literacy.

3. Name two states that rank second in female literacy.


Answer :

 

1. Bihar and Jharkhand are two states with the lowest female literacy.

2. Kerala and Mizoram are two states with the highest female literacy.

3. Delhi and Goa are the two states that rank second in the female literacy.

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Q2 :  

What do you think are the causes for female illiteracy in India?

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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.

A few of the causes for female illiteracy in India are:

Patriarchal nature of the Indian society

Conservative attitude of parents towards modernity

Partisan attitude towards the male child and undervaluing the female child

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Q3 :  

On the basis of your reading of the story and the discussion between the girls in the following picture, have a whole class discussion on-The Need to Recognize and Empower the Girl Child

  • Save us. We have a dream too.

  • The hardest profession to take in life is being a girl child!

  • A whole range of discriminatory practices including female foeticide, female infanticide, son idolisation, early marriage and dowry have buried the future of the girl child

  • A little amount of care, a handful of warmth and a heart full of love for a girl child can make a big difference.

  • Did you know that every year 12 million girls are born in the country but unfortunately only 1/3 of those survive? Some are killed in the womb, some at the time of birth, some die due to ill health and some due to poor nutritional status.

  • Why do people discriminate against us for nutrition and even education?


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Q4 :  

On the occasion of Women's Day, your school Literary Club organizes a Speech Competition on the topic - "Empowering the Girl Child is the Best Way to Empower the Nation". On the basis of the input given above and your own ideas, draft the speech.


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Q5 :  

Did you note that in spite of the Government's initiatives and provisions made for the girl child, the statistics shown in the enrolment position of girls in primary and upper primary are not very encouraging. Write a letter to the editor of a national daily, expressing your concern about the issue and the need to work on a war footing to counter the problem of poor enrolment of girls.


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