NCERT Class 10 English Words and Expressions Two Stories About Flying

READING COMPREHENSION TEXT I Let’s now read the story of a bus conductor and his passengers with a dog. The story is written by A.G Gardiner.   All about a Dog It was a bitterly cold night, and even at the far end of the bus the east wind that raved along the street cut like a…

NCERT Class 10 English Words and Expressions The Sermon at Banaras

1. In the lesson ‘The Sermon at Benaras’ you were asked to find out the meaning of ‘sermon’. The meanings are given below but these are in different contexts: • A talk on a religious or moral subject • A long or monotonous piece of admonition or caution or a warning, a lecture…

NCERT Class 10 English Words and Expressions The Proposal

1. Facial expressions are non-verbal communications. These expressions play an important role in a play. They are powerful communication tools. The human face is extremely expressive. It is able to convey countless emotions without saying a word. Expressions tell us the mood…

NCERT Class 10 English Words and Expressions The Hundred Dresses 2

Reading Comprehension Text I You have read how Wanda was passionate about her talent and pursued it in spite of so many hurdles. Wangari Mathai, the Nobel Prize winner, is another person who fought a battle to save the environment. She had a humble start but she dreamt big and…

NCERT Class 10 English Words and Expressions The Hundred Dresses 1

The Hundred Dresses (1944) is a children’s book written by Eleanor Estes. The book is illustrated by Louis Slobodkin. It is a story of a young girl, Wanda Petronski, from Poland. Wanda’s family migrated to America and she joined school in an American town, in Connecticut. The…

NCERT Class 10 English Words and Expressions Mijbil The Otter

Reading CompRehension Text I The following is a story of a baby Civet cat that fell from a tree and was raised by humans. It is a true story from Assam written by Rommel Shunmugam who is a conservation photographer. Through his photo stories, he seeks to inculcate in children…

NCERT Class 10 English Words and Expressions Madam Rides The Bus

Reading Comprehension Text I Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow.   Vishav Driman (65 year old) and her husband Kamal Jeet (69 year old) set out to discover the hidden treasure of Uttarakhand by bicycle. Vishav shares their post-retirement…

NCERT Class 10 English Words and Expressions Long Walk to Freedom

Reading Comprehension Text I Given below is a speech by Sardar Patel, one of the prominent figures of India’s freedom struggle. This is one of the convocation speeches delivered by him. Read the speech and answer the questions that follow.   Sardar Patel’s Call to Youth to…

NCERT Class 10 English Words and Expressions Glimpses of India

Reading Comprehension Text I The following is an excerpt about the Parsi community in India and their food.   Read the passage and answer the questions.   “Aavoji, aavo, aavo! Welcome to Delhi! Let me show you my beautiful city.” The booming voice of Nowrosji Kapadia could be…

NCERT Class 10 English Words and Expressions From The Diary of Anne Frank

Reading CompRehension text i The following excerpt is from the diary of Lena Mukhina, a teenage girl who had undergone the atrocities of Germans when they fortified the city of Leningrad. The siege of Leningrad is an important landmark in the history of Russia. The siege of…

NCERT Class 10 English Words and Expressions A Letter to God

1. You have read about Lencho in ‘A Letter to God’, First Flight,textbook in English for Class X. How has the story of Lencho moved you? What do you think about Lencho’s faith in God and his attitude towards the officials in the post office? Do you think he is right in asking…

NCERT Class 10 English Footprints Without Feet The Making Of A Scientist

AT the age of twenty-two, a former ‘scout of the year’ excited the scientific world with a new theory on how cells work. Richard H. Ebright and his college room-mate explained the theory in an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. It was the first time…

NCERT Solutions Class 10 English Julius Caesar

NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English Communicative Drama Julius Caesar 1. Consult a dictionary and find out the difference between:(a) killing(b) murder(c) assassinationAnswer(a) Killing − to deprive of life in any manner(b) Murder − killing of another human being(c)…

NCERT Solutions Class 10 English The Dear Departed

NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English Communicative Drama The Dear Departed 4. Given below are the main incidents in the play. They are in a jumbled order.Arrange them in the sequence in which they occur in the play.1. Victoria is asked to fetch the bunch of keys to the bureau…

NCERT Solutions Class 10 English Snake

NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English Communicative Poem Snake 1. Snakes generate both horror and fascination. Do you agree? Why? Why not? AnswerI agree to the fact that snakes generate both horror and fascination. Snakes are legless reptiles that glide their way through water…