Chhattisgarh Class 9 English Practice Exercise 1 Unit Environment Solution

Chhattisgarh Class 9 English Practice Exercise 1 Unit Environment Solution

CG Board Class 9 English Solution for Practice Exercise 1 Environment Questions Answer. Practice Exercise Unit Environment Class 9 English.

Practice test- I

Link Unit : Environment

Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow :


1.) Choose the correct alternative in each of the following.

(i) Saalumarada Thimmakka was not involved in teaching at a school

a.) planting trees

b.) storing rain water

c.) building a hospital

d.) teaching at a school


(ii) Thimmakka set up a trust for building a hospital

a.) planting trees

b.) building a hospital

c.) cleaning up her village

d.) making posters


(iii) Thimmakka now makes a living from prize money and monthly pension.

a.) from prize money and monthly pension

b.) from monthly pension only

c.) by working at the hospital

d.) by selling plant products


2.) Complete the following sentences.


i.) Thimmakka still lives in economic crisis


ii.) She has passion for doing good work for humankind.


iii.) Her philosophy of life is that every person on this earth must leave behind some asset for humanity.


iv.) She is an active crusader for spreading the message of afforestation.


3.) ‘Annual’ means once in a year. It is also called ‘yearly.’

Give one word for the given phrases.

once in month : .Monthly

once in a week : Weekly

every day : Daily


4.) Pick out the words related to the root words given below from the passage given above.



Root words Words from the passage
Act Activities
Construct Construction
Economy Economic
month Monthly
society Social
human Humanity


5.) The commonly used letters used to spell sound /f/ are: ff, ph, f and gh in thewords: affair, forest, phone, cough. Now complete the words given below with ff, ph, f, gh. Also add few more words of each type.

Words Hints
afforestation preserving forests
Photograph a picture
Physical concerning body
Fair a public event (fun)
Traffic large number of vehicles
Selfless without personal interest


Ph Ff F gh
Graph toffee foreign Rough
Photo Coffee Face Tough
Physics Staff Famous Laugh
Phantom Puff Fat Cough
Phone Staff Floss Enough
Phase Stuff Former Laughingly


1.) Read the poem aloud and pick out the rhyming words from the circle and

write in the space given.


Stanza 1: strong-long, told-old

Stanza 2: tell-well, shade-played


2.) Pick out the words and complete the following sentences.

a.) The tree is big and strong.


b.) It is a very longtree.


c.) The tree knew a hundred secrets .


d.) It loves those children who sit beneath or play underneath its branches.


3.) Complete the sentence by choosing the correct word.

a.) A ‘hundred years’ is used to tell the years of the tree.


b.) A ‘hundred secrets’ is used to tell the secrets of the children.


4.) Pick out words from the poem that describe the tree.

Answer: Big, stout, strong, old


5.) Write T for true and F for false after the following sentences.

a.) The tree is big, stout and strong. TRUE 


b.) The tree always to provides shade for children to play. TRUE


c.) It’s branches are not long and leafy enough to provide shelter to the birds. FALSE


d.) The tree is not very old. FALSE


e.) The tree does not like the children. FALSE


6.) Answer the following questions.

a.) Who is ‘I’ in the poem?

Answer: The speaker is ‘I’ in the poem.


b.) Whose secrets could the tree tell?

Answer: The tree could tell the secrets of the children whom he loved


c.) Who sat beneath the tree?

Answer: Children sat beneath the tree.


d.) Who played under the tree?

Answer: The children played under the tree.


7.) Match the words in column ‘A’ with their opposites in column

1.) Big x Small

2.) Stout x Thin

3.) Strong x Weak

4.) Long x Short

5.) Old x Young

6.) Friendly x Unfriendly


8.) Read the paragraph and fill in the blanks with words from column B of the table given above.

The tree was big and strong when it was young. As it grew older it became thin and weak . The children loved the friendly tree but did not like the small snakes that lived beneathit.


9.) Make a list of verbs (action words) that occur in the poem.

1.) Tell

2.) Came

3.) Sat

10.) Complete the following table with appropriate forms of verbs.

Live Lived Lived
Tell Told Told
Come Came Came
Sit Sat Sat
Play Played Played
Build Built Built
Kiss Kissed Kissed
Touch Touched Touched
Grow Grew Grown
Visit Visited Visited
Change Changed Changed
Find Found Found
Love Loved Loved


Now, identify regular and irregular forms of the verbs from the list given below and put them in correct columns in the table below.


know, drink, write, comb, wash, speak, type, open, close, run, sing, give, touch, live


Regular Irregular
Comb, type, open, close, run, touch, lived Know, drink, write, speak, sing, give,


12.) Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verbs given in brackets.

Long ago, a mynah invited (invite) a snail to her daughter’s first birthday party.“Don’t be late”, she chirped(chirp) and flew (fly) away. The snail set off(set off) the next morning and began (begin) walking towards the mynah’s nest. He walked (walk) and walked(walk) day and night. At last he reached(reach) the mynah’s nest. He saw (see) the celebration. “I’ve reached (reach)” he said (say) to himself.

He met (meet) the mynah’s daughter and said (say),”Happy birthday to

you”. The mynah’s daughter said (say), “But today is my wedding ceremony.”


Read the poem and pick out the singular and plural nouns.

Singular Plural
Tree, Years, secrets, children, branches


14.) Read the story. Identify the nouns and correct them if necessary. Rewrite the story.

There was a large forest with tall grasses in which many different animals lived. Some were small. There were field mice, and wild cats, as well as deers, and wild sheep. There were many tigers, wolves and foxes. Near the forest was a farm which had oxen,bulls and cows. There was an orchard next to the farm in which grow mangoes, bananas and oranges. The farmer had many children who helped him on the farm. On his farm, various different vegetables like potatoes, tomatoes, onions and beans were grown.


15.) Now using words from circles A and B make similar similes. One has been done for you.

a.) as small as a plant

b.) as big as an elephant

c.) as white as milk

d.) as tall as a palm tree

e.) as strong as a lion

f.) as heavy as an iron

g.) as red as a rose

h.) as beautiful as a fairy

i.) as cold as ice

j.) as fat as an elephant


16.) Complete the following sentences by using similes you have made in the above exercise.

a) This flower is as red as a rose.


b) This tree is as big as a palm tree.


c) This child is as small as a plant.


d) This paper is as white as


e) This girl is as beautiful asa fairy.


f) He is as strong asa lion.


g) This machine is as strong asan elephant.


h) This house is as big as a palace.


i) This water is as cold as


j) This plate is as heavy as iron.

Updated: November 2, 2021 — 4:13 pm

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