Tuesday, 18 May 2021

CBSE Class 10 English - Chapter: A Triumph of surgery (Extract Based Questions) (#class10English)(#cbse2021)(#eduvictors)

CBSE Class 10 English - Chapter: A Triumph of surgery (Extract Based Questions)

CBSE Class 10 English - Chapter: A Triumph of surgery (Extract Based Questions) (#class10English)(#cbse2021)(#eduvictors)


Question 1:

I tried to sound severe : "Now I really mean this, If you don't cut his food right down and give him more exercise he is going to be really ill. You must harden your heart and keep him on a very strict diet".


(a) The speaker tried to sound severe because _______


(b) For whom was the advice given __________


(c) Find the word in the extract which is a synonym of the word 'serious'.

1. severe 2. strict 3. exercise 4. sound


(d) The antonym of 'hardened' is _________.




Answer

(a) The speaker tried to sound severe to make Mrs Pumphrey take his advice seriously and act on it.


(b) The advice was given for Tricki because he had become obese and lazy. He was unwell and the speaker wanted him to be on a strict diet.


(c) 1. 'severe'


(d) The antonym is 'softened'.



Question 2: ‘And did you cut down on the sweet things as I told you?’


(a) What sweet things are being referred to in the extract?

(b) Why does the speaker enquire if the sweet things have been cut down?

(c) What is the meaning of the phrase ‘cut down’?

(d) What is the opposite of ‘sweet’?


Answer:

(a) The sweet things mentioned in the extract are cream cakes and chocolates.


(b) The speaker enquires if the sweet things have been cut down because these were spoiling Tricki’s health and he needed to be put on a strict diet.


(c) The phrase ‘cut down’ means ‘to reduce the quantity of something’.


(d) ‘Sour’ is its opposite.



Question 3: 

As I moved off, Mrs Pumphrey, with a despairing cry, threw an armful of the little coats through the window. I looked in the mirror before I turned the corner of the drive; everybody was in tears.


(a) Where was the speaker going and with whom?

(b) Why was everybody in tears? ‘

(c) Find the word in the extract which is an antonym of the word ‘cheerful’.

(d) What is the opposite of ‘before’?


Answer: 

(a) The speaker was going to the hospital with Tricki.


(b) Everybody was in tears because Tricki was being hospitalised as he was ill. Everyone was worried about his health.


(c) The word is ‘despairing’.


(d) ‘After’ is its opposite.



Question 4: 

"Poor old lad", I said, "You haven't a kick in you but I think I know a cure for you".

(a) The speaker says 'Tricki as "poor old lad" because ________

(b) The speaker knows the cure of 'Tricki illness is ________ 

(c) The meaning of 'a kick' in the extract is __________

(d) synonym of 'cure' is ______

1. help 2. health 3. heal 4. care 


Answers :

(a) The speaker addresses Tricki as a poor old because he is unwell and listless.


(b) The speaker knows that the cure for Tricki's illness is to put him on a strict diet.


(c) The phrase means any alertness. 


(d) (3) 'Heal'


👉See Also:

A Letter to God (Chapter Summary)
A letter to God (Questions and Answers)

Long Walk to Freedom (Key Points)
Long Walk to Freedom (Oral Comprehension Check-1)

Two Stories About Flying (Q & A)  
Two Stories About Flying (MCQs)
Two Stories About Flying (Q & A Part-2)
The Making of Scientist (Q & A)
The Hundred Dresses-1 (Chapter Summary)
The Sermon At Benaras (Q & A)


Dust of Snow (Poem Summary, Theme, Key Points, Stanza Explanation, Q & A)
A Tiger in the Zoo (Poem Summary, Theme, Important Points)
Poem: Amanda (Summary, Theme, Q & A and MCQs)


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