question_answer1) Match the sentences under I with those under II. I 1. Jumman and Algu were the best of friends. 2. Jumman's aunt transferred her property to him. 3. The aunt decided to appeal to the panchayat. 4. Algu was unwilling to support the aunt. 5. Jumman was very happy to hear Algu's name as head Panch. II 1. He believed that his friend would never go against him. 2. She wanted justice. 3. In the absence of one, the other took care of his family. 4. The condition was that he would be responsible for her welfare. 5. The bond of friendship between him and Jumman was very strong.View Answer play_arrow
question_answer2) Who says this to whom and why? 1. "My wife knows best how to run the house." 2. "But is it right, my son, to keep mum and not say what you consider just and fair?" 3. "What have you to say in your defence?" 4. "I can't pay you a penny lor the wretched beast you sold me." 5. "Victory to the panchayat. This is justice."View Answer play_arrow
question_answer3) 1. “Then the situation changed.” What is being referred to? 2. When Jumman’s aunt realised that she was not welcome in his house, what arrangement did she suggest? 3. What was the villagers’ reaction when the aunt explained her case to them? 4. Why was Jumman happy over Algu’s nomination as head Panch? 5. “God lives in the heart of the Panch.” the aunt said. What did she mean? 6. What was Algu’s verdict as head Panch? How did Jumman take it? 7. Algu found himself in a tight spot. What was his problem? 8. Why was Algu upset over Jumman’s nomination as head Panch? 9. What was Jumman’s verdict as head Panch? How did Algu take it? 10. Which of the following sums up the story best? (i) “I also know that you will not kill your conscience for the sake of friendship.” (ii) “Let no one deviate from the path of justice and truth for friendship or enmity.” (iii) “The voice of the Panch is the voice of God.” Give a reason for your choice.View Answer play_arrow
question_answer4) Replace the italicized portion of each sentence below with a suitable phrase from the box. Make necessary changes, wherever required. look after swallow make it up keep mum go into ease one's conscienceas ill luck would have it a tight spot take chances my heart sank 1. The best way to avoid an unnecessary argument is to remain silent. 2. Unfortunately, the train I was trying to catch was cancelled. 3. He has been told not to take risks while driving a car through a crowded street. 4. The patient needs to be properly taken care of. 5. Why don't the two of you end your quarrel by shaking hands? 6. I was in a difficult situation till my friends came to my rescue. 7. When I saw a pile of dirty dishes, I felt very disappointed. 8. I will examine the matter carefully before commenting on it. 9. They criticized him in the meeting but he accepted with out protest all the criticism. 10. It will/fee me from worry to know that I had done nothing wrong.View Answer play_arrow
question_answer5) Look at the following phrases and their meanings. Use the phrases to fill in the blanks in the sentences given below. set up - put in place or start set aside - save or keep for a particular purpose set down - write or record set out - start on a journey set in - begin and seem likely to continue 1. Why don't you .......... your ideas on paper? 2. A fund has been .......... for the soldiers' families. 3. We should .......... a little money every month. 4. You should buy some woolens before winter .......... . 5. They .......... on the last stage of their journey.View Answer play_arrow
question_answer6) Work in small groups. Ask your partner the questions given below. If possible, ask him/her a reason for saying Yes or No. Then tick Yes/No, whichever is proper. 1. Do you have a separate room for sleep and study? Yes/No 2. Would you prefer to live in a joint family? Yes/No 3. Do you get on with people? Yes/No 4. Do you like the area you live in? - Yes/No 5. Do you find the place overcrowded? Yes/No 6. Do you use public transport? Yes/No 7. Would you like a vehicle of your own? Yes/No 8. Do you like reading? Yes/No 9. Would you like to be a teacher/doctor/engineer/architect? Yes/NoView Answer play_arrow
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