NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English Honeycomb Chapter 10

The Story of Cricket Class 7

Chapter 10 The Story of Cricket Exercise Answers & Summary

<< Previous Chapter 9 : A Bicycle in Good Repair Next Chapter 11 : The Squirrel (Poem) >>

Comprehension check : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 143

Q1 :  

Cricket is originally a/an

(i) Indian game.

(ii) British game.

(iii) international game.

Mark the right answer.


Answer :

Cricket is originally a British game.

Answer needs Correction? Click Here

Q2 :  

There is a historical reason behind both these oddities.” In the preceding two paragraphs, find two words/phrases that mean the same as 'oddities'.


Answer :

Two words/phrases that mean the same as oddities are 'peculiarities' and 'curious characteristic'.

Answer needs Correction? Click Here

Q3 :  

How is a cricket bat different from a hockey stick?


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
Q4 :  

Write True or False against each of the following sentences.

(i) India joined the world of Test cricket before Independence. ________________

(ii) The colonisers did nothing to encourage the Parsis in playing cricket. _________

(iii) Palwankar Baloo was India's first Test captain. ___________

(iv) Australia played its first Test against England as a sovereign nation. ___________


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
Q5 :  

1. A 'professional' cricket player is one who makes a living by playing cricket. Find the opposite of 'professional' in the last paragraph.


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
Q6 :  

In "the triumph of the one-day game", 'triumph' means the one-day game's

(i) superiority to Test cricket.

(ii) inferiority to Test cricket.

(iii) achievement and success over Test cricket.

(iv) popularity among viewers.

Mark the right answer.


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
Q7 :  

"...the men for whom the world is a stage".

(i) It refers to the famous cricket fields in the world.

(ii) It means that there are many cricket playing countries in the world.

(iii) It implies that cricketers are like actors and every cricket ground is like a stage on which the drama of cricket is enacted the world over.

Mark the right answer.


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
<< Previous Chapter 9 : A Bicycle in Good Repair Next Chapter 11 : The Squirrel (Poem) >>

Working with the text : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 148

Q1 :  

Name some stick-and-ball games that you have witnessed or heard of.


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
Q2 :  

The Parsis were the first Indian community to take to cricket. Why?


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
Q3 :  

The rivalry between the Parsis and the Bombay Gymkhana had a happy ending for the former. What does 'a happy ending' refer to?


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
Q4 :  

Do you think cricket owes its present popularity to television? Justify your answer.


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
Q5 :  

Why has cricket a large viewership in India, not in China or Russia?


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
Q6 :  

What do you understand by the game's (cricket) 'equipment'?


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
Q7 :  

How is Test cricket a unique game in many ways?


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
Q8 :  

How is cricket different from other team games?


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
Q9 :  

How have advances in technology affected the game of cricket?


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
Q10 :  

Explain how cricket changed with changing times and yet remained unchanged in some ways.


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
<< Previous Chapter 9 : A Bicycle in Good Repair Next Chapter 11 : The Squirrel (Poem) >>

Working with language : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 149

Q1 :  

Wordsearch

  • Twelve words associated with cricket are hidden in this grid.

  • Six can be found horizontally and the remaining six vertically.

  • Two words have been found for you.

Clues to the hidden words are given below.

Horizontal : six deliveries, four runs, attacked while out of arena, no result, stumps, fielder to the off side of the wicketkeeper

Vertical : stumps flying, back to the pavilion, a lofty one, mid-air mishap, not even one out of six, goes with bat


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
Q2 :  

Add -ly to the italicised word in each sentence. Rewrite the sentence using the new word. See the examples first.

  • He runs between wickets as if his legs were stiff.

He runs between wickets stiffly.

  • Why did the batsman swing the bat in such a violent manner?

Why did the batsman swing the bat so violently?

(i) It is obvious that the work has not been done in a proper way.

(ii) He made the statement in a firm manner.

(iii) The job can be completed within a week in an easy way.

(iv) You did not play in a serious manner, or else you would have won the match.

(v) She recited the poem in a cheerful manner.


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
Q3 :  

Use the following phrases appropriately in place of the italicised words in the sentences given below.

as a matter of fact

we had better

see to it

by accident

as well

(i) Actually, I didn't intend to come to your place. I reached here without planning.

(ii) Sunil, there's a letter for you in today's post. There's one for me also.

(iii) Everybody thought I had composed the poem. The truth is my younger sister did it.

(iv) The doctor told the patient to make sure that he took his pills on time.

(v) It will be better for us to plan our trip before setting out.


Answer :

Please Register/Login to get access to all solutions Facebook Login
<< Previous Chapter 9 : A Bicycle in Good Repair Next Chapter 11 : The Squirrel (Poem) >>

Honeycomb - English : CBSE NCERT Exercise Solutions & Summary for Class 7th for The Story of Cricket will be available online in PDF book form soon. The solutions are absolutely Free. Soon you will be able to download the solutions.

Popular Articles