NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English Main Course Book (MCB) Unit 9

Unit-2 Vocational Education Class 10

Unit 9 Unit-2 Vocational Education Exercise Answers & Summary

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Unit-2 : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 73

Q1 :  

This is Rohan. He is not interested in the usual set of professional courses like the ones mentioned above. Do you think he can try his hand at something else? Work in pairs and try to find some courses that he may like from the word maze given below.


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Q2 :  

Now that you have identified a few of the courses that Rohan can do, can you guess what would be their job profile and what category they can be placed under? Given below is a table with jobs in column A and the job profile in column B (Jumbled up). Work in pairs to match the column A with column B and column C.

S. N

Jobs A

Profile B

Category C

1.

Fitter

A tradesperson who specializes in installing and maintaining systems used for potable (drinking) water, sewage, and drainage.

Agriculture

2.

Machinist

A person who types, esp for a living

Technology

3.

Foundry man

The science of plant cultivation including the process of preparing soil for the planting of seeds, tubers, or cuttings

Home Science

4.

Electrician

A person who joins two or more pieces of metal together

Humanities

5.

Welder

A person who provides coverage for life and property

Commerce

6.

Typist

A


Answer :

The correctly matched table is given below:

S.N

Jobs A

Profile B

Category C

1

Fitter

A person who uses machine tools to make or modify parts, primarily metal parts

Technology

2

Machinist

A person who uses machine tools to make or modify parts

Technology

3

Foundry man

A person who works in a factory that produces metal castings.

Technology

4

Electrician

A tradesman specializing in electrical wiring of buildings, stationary machines and related equipment

Technology

5

Welder

A person who joins two or more pieces of metal together

Technology

6

Typist

A person who types, esp. for a living

Home Science

7

Retailer

A person who sells goods directly to the consumer.

Commerce

8

Publisher

A person who is in the business of production and dissemination of literature or information

Humanities

9

Insurance Service-Provider

A person who provides coverage for life and property

Commerce

10

Plumber

A tradesperson who specializes in installing and maintaining systems used for potable (drinking) water, sewage, and drainage.

Technology

11

Designer

A person who crafts clothes, furniture, crockery etc.

Humanities

12

Beautician

A person who is skilled in adornment of body

Commerce

13

Librarian

An information professional trained in the organization and management of information services or materials for those with information needs.

Humanities

14

Tailor

A person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.

Commerce

15

Sheet metal worker

A person who manufactures various types of articles out of sheet metal

Technology

16

Sericulturist

A person who is in the business of rearing of silkworms for the production of raw silk.

Agriculture

17

Horticulturist

The science of plant cultivation including the process of preparing soil for the planting of seeds, tubers, or cuttings

Agriculture

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Q3 :  

After reading the above passage, complete the notes given below:

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

1.0 What is VE

1.1 Prepares _________________________________________________

1.2 Related to _________________________________________________

1.3 Generally at the ________________________________________ level.

1.4 Focus on____________________ and _________________________

2.0 Need of VE:

2.1 To sustain_________________________________________________

2.2 To provide _________________________________________________

2.3 Creates______________________ by __________________________

2.4 Addresses___________________ through _______________________

3.0 Concerns:

3.1 Low _________________________________________________

3.2 Rigid _________________________________________________

3.3 Obsolete _________________________________________________

3.4 Poor linkage _________________________________________________

4.0 Emerging Fields:

4.1 Globalisation has resulted in ___________________________________

4.2 New fields of employment:

- Hospitality


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Q4 :  

Based on the information provided in this section along with the input given below write an article on "The growing need for Vocational Education"/

"Education Curriculum requires fresh perspective"


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Q5 :  

Your school is planning to close down two vocational courses at + two level as the enrolment has not been very encouraging. However, the school has decided to hold a debate concerning this issue. The team that is able to convince the students will be the deciding factor for the courses.

Based on all the inputs provided in the section, hold a class debate on the following topic:

"Education should be skill based rather than knowledge based"

Divide the class into four groups, two FOR the motion and two AGAINST the motion. In your groups choose:

Group Leader: To co ordinate the work

Group speaker: To effectively deliver the views

Group Secretary: To note down the points discussed

A Chairperson, Debate Secretary and Time keeper will be appointed to conduct the debate.


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Q6 :  

Your school has decided to introduce Mass Media Studies as a subject under the vocational stream. This is going to help students who want to pursue a career in films, its production and other attached fields. Write a notice for your school notice board informing all students who are studying in class X regarding the course.

Writing a notice A notice is information regarding an important event that is about to happen or that has happened. It is publicly displayed -- a kind of information for others to know and follow:

  • The notice must contain complete information

  • The message with essential details includes:

  • an eye-catching caption - preferably a phrase and not a sentence

  • important details

  • the name of the body / organisation organising the event


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Q7 :  

Rahul iis not only your co worker but also a good friend. When you see him working with so much diligence and dedication, you feel happy at having supported him when his father was against him learning to be a Machinist. Write a narrative piece on Rahul's journey of self realization and success and how your support helped him achieve his ambition.


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