CBSE Class 10 English Assignment - Passage 4

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CBSE Class 10 English Assignment - Passage 4. Students are advised to refer to the attached assignments and practice them regularly. This will help them to identify their weak areas and will help them to score better in examination. Parents should download and give the assignments to their children for practice.

PASSAGE No. 4

4. Read the following passage carefully. (8 Marks)

Legends will tell you that flamingos are no ordinary visitors to Kutch. They were the

honored guests of king Lakho and he had forbidden the hunting of flamingos, which

came to Kutch from various parts of the world every year to breed. For centuries the

region has been a heaven for the migratory birds. Today, Flamingos city, is an island in

the middle of Kutch, known to the world over as one of the biggest breeding grounds of

the greater flamingos, is strewn with bodies of hundreds of flamingo chicks.

The parents of these chicks have fled from the island due to lack of food. Zooplanktons,

algae and small fish that these birds survive on, are dying due to sudden increase in the

salinity of the Rann water. One can ever see dead fish floating.

Flamingos need salt-encrusted, damp mud to build nests. The place where they build

their nests has to be inaccessible to predatory cats and birds. It should also have

sufficient food. The right mix of sweet brackish water in the Rann is crucial for the

proliferation of planktons and algae that the flamingos feed on. Faced with starvation

flamingos have fled from the island leaving their chicks to feed for themselves. Till date

around a thousand flamingos have died.

On the basis of your reading of the passage answer the following questions in

short: (1x8=8 Marks)

a. How did King Lakho look at the flamingos?

b. Where is Flamingo city situated?

c. How has Flamingo city become a mortuary today?

d. Why is Flamingo food not available in flamingo city?

e. What conditions are required to build the nests of flamingos?

f. Why did the parents of the chicks flee from the island?

g. Write the name of the fishes from the passage?

h. Find word from the Para No. 3 which means the same as “severe suffering due to

hunger

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