COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS I have a more personal ------------------------------------------------------ difficult to resist Q 1- What was the author's personal view about mountains? Q 2.- When does he feel miserable? Q 3- What is the best creation of the nature? Q 4- Why does the writer regard ‘mountains’ as communion with GOD? Q 5- Why do people wish to climb the Mount Everest? Q 6 Is it easy to climb Mount Everest? If no, why? Q 7- Why can climbing not be given up half way? Q 8- What do people feel after climbing? Q 9- What does the author feel when he sees a peak in the distance? Q 10- what was it Mount Everest that the author found irresistible? Q 11- Which word in the passage has the same meaning as ‘spiritual’? Q 12- Which word is antonym of ‘detracted’.
Pick out the words from the text describing the meanings in the given pictures.
Write a sentence against each of the following statements. Your sentence should explain the statement. You can pick out sentences from the text and rewrite them. The first one has been done for you. (i) The experience changes you completely. One who has been to the mountains is never the same again. (ii) Man takes delight in overcoming obstacles. _________________________________________ (iii) Mountains are nature at its best. _________________________________________ (iv) The going was difficult but the after-effects were satisfying. _________________________________________ (v) The physical conquest of a mountain is really a spiritual experience. _________________________________________ ACTIVITY- 1
Write a composition after observing the picture minutely. Use the vocabulary to describe the scene. FACTUAL-railway station/train/coolie/passenger/rails/luggage/stairs/clock/men and women 2)USE ADJECTIVES-crowded station/heavy loads/clean platform/anxious passengers/standing trains/ 3) ACTIONS resting/walking/running/jostling/waiting/carry/climbing/discussing/chating/talking/laughing/shouting/thinking/
ASSIGNMENT A great educationist is visiting your Vidyalaya to deliver a lecture on “How to save our mother earth” Write a notice for the students giving all the details.