Maharashtra Board Class 10 English Solution Chapter 2.5 – Let’s March
Balbharati Maharashtra Board Class 10 English Solution Chapter 2.5: Let’s March. Marathi or English Medium Students of Class 10 get here Let’s March full Exercise Solution.
|Maharashtra Class 10|
Q.) Put a [√] or [X]:
A good speech delivered requires the following characteristics:
1.) Well planned and thoughts well organized. [√]
2.) Delivered softly and in a low voice. [X]
3.) Speaker need not greet the dignitaries and the audience. [X]
4.) Language should be suitable to the audience. [√]
5.) Speech should be of a proper duration. [√]
6.) Speaker should be passive, and have no facial expression. [X]
7.) Speech should be supported by good examples episodes/ visual aids (where possible). [√]
8.) Speaker should switch over to one language to another. [X]
Q.) With the help of your teacher and classmates make a list of as many Indians Nobel Laureates as you can. (You can use Internet or School Library):
|Name||Nobel Prize For|
|1. Rabindranath Tagore||Literature (1913)|
|2. C.V.Raman||Physics (1930)|
|3. Mother Teresa||Peace (1979)|
|4. Venkata Raman||Chemistry (2009)|
|5. Abhijit Banerjee||Economic Science (2019)|
Answer the following questions:
Q.) What did millions of individuals demand eighteen years ago?
Ans: Eighteen years ago, millions of individuals marched across the globe and demanded a new international law for the abolition of worst form of child labour and fortunate enough, it has happened.
Q.) Why does the eight year old girl’s question shake Mr. Satyarthi?
Ans: The eight year old girl’s angry question, “Why did you not come earlier?” shook Satyarthi, as it made himself question, what he was doing up to this time? What they were waiting for so long and why they didn’t came up to help these children earlier.
Q.) What matters according to Satyarthi?
Ans: According to him, every single minute matters, every single child and their childhood matters the most.
Q.) What does Satyarthi challenge?
Ans: He challenged the passivity and permission surrounding our children. He also challenged this cruel culture of silence and neutrality.
Q.) What was the response of the boy’s father?
Ans: A cobbler boy, who used to work outside Satyarthi’s school, made him ask his father that, “Why he does not go to school to study?” To which the father replied, “I have never thought about it. We are born to work?” This answer made Satyarthi very angry.
Q.) What rights should every child have in our times?
Ans: They should enjoy right to freedom, right to health, right to life, education, safety, dignity, equality and right to peace.
Q.) What does Mr. Satyarthi request listeners?
Ans: He requests the listeners to democratize knowledge, universalize justice and globalize compassion.
Q.) According to Mr. Satyarthi who are calling for us?
Ans: According to Mr. Satyarthi, thousands of Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Marti Luther King are calling for us.
Q.) Name the following:
a) The person’s to whom Kailash Satyarthi gives the highest honour to?
Ans: He gives the highest credit of honour to- Dhoom Das, Adarsh Kishore and IqbalMasih and Kalu Kumar as well.
b) The greatest personalities from the land of Buddha?
Ans: Guru Nanak and Mahatma Gandhi
c) So called daughters of Satyarthi?
Ans: Malala, Kayamat and Shazia
d) The foreign activist of equal rights, mentioned in the speech?
Ans: The foreign activists mentioned in the speech are IqbalMasih, MalalaYounSafzai
Q.) Mention the social issues highlighted by Kailash Satyarthi in his speech:
Ans: a) Child labour
c) Child marriage
d) Child trafficking etc.
Q.) Complete the following chart/diagram:
Ans.The aim in life of Kailash Satyarthi is that every child should be free…..
-to grow and develop, –
-to eat, sleep, and see daylight, –
-to laugh and cry, –
-to play and learn, –
-to go to school,
-and above all – free to dream.
THINK AND GIVE YOUR OWN RESPONSE:
Q.) How can education help the deprived children and child labour?
Ans: Education can help them by uplifting their minds, their thought process. Once they will understand the importance of being educated, they’ll learn to be free and in dependent, they won’t have to do such menial jobs. Being educated they can work better and get respectable jobs.
Q.) What message does the little bird’s story of the forest fire convey to us? Explain.
Ans: The little bird’s story was very inspiring. It inspires us to do our bit of job. If every single citizen understands and does their part of duty as a responsible citizen we can save the lives of many children.
Q.) Besides the political freedom that our nation enjoys, what other freedom should it strive for? Say why?
Ans: Our nation should strive for social freedom equality to all gender and economic freedom as well.
If these rights and freedoms can be provided to every child and to every citizen of the country, then only ours can be a truly progressive and a developed country.
Q.) Name any other social activist who has worked/ is working earnestly for child-welfare. Write about his/her activities?
Ans: Though there are many social activists now-a-days, but I personally like Kiran Bedi who’s known to work earnestly for child welfare. She has not only served her department, as an IPS officer, but has also contributed a lot to the society.
Q.) Choose the correct option and write in front of the given word, to convey the exact meaning:
Ans: a) Dignity – Godliness
b) Extremist – Militant
c) Culminate – Rise to a peak
d) Exploitation – Misuse
e) Mortality – Death
f) Dignity – Self-esteem
Q.) Pick from the lesson-
A) Noun form of the following words-
Ans: i) Dignified – Dignity
ii) Pacify – Pacification
iii) Pursue – Pursuit
iv) Ignore – Ignorant/Ignorance
v) Poor – Poverty
vi) Divine – Divinity
- B) Verb form of the following words-
Ans: i) Democracy – Democratization
ii) Global – Globalization
iii) Hindrance – Hinder
iv) Resolution – Resolve
v) Liberty – Liberalize
vi) Service – Serve
Q.) Use the following words as a noun and verb as well and make meaningful sentences with each set:
Ans: a) March:
Noun- They marched 10miles to reach the Parliament house.
Verb- Soldiers were marching up and down outside the government building
Noun- The Prime Minister was honoured by a bouquet
Verb- I felt honoured when I received the award from the Prime Minister
Noun- You require some ‘credits’ to buy those costly items
Verb- You has been credited with Rs.500 in your Amazon pay balance.
Noun- Do you have any stitches in your body?
Verb- Mother is stitching my torn clothes.
Q.) Make meaningful sentences by using the following phrases:
Ans: a) In the pursuit of– We are interested in the pursuit of the truth of this case.
b) Be afraid of– Any wild animal is afraid of human beings. Humans are more dangerous.
c) Give up– Don’t give up. Keep on trying until you succeed.
Q.) Pick from the lesson the antonym of the following:
Ans: a) Ignorance – Education
b) Immortality – Mortality
c) Deny – Agree
d) Violence – Non Violence
e) Well Known – Unknown
f) Slavery – Freedom
Q.) State whether the following sentences are Assertive (statements), Imperative (Commands, requests etc), Interrogative or Exclamatory:
Ans: a) The mantra carries a prayer. Assertive
b) Is the world so poor? Interrogative
c) Kill not your children because of poverty. Imperative
d) Lets walk together. Command
e) What can one person do? Interrogative
f) We have made progress. Assertive
g) How utterly we have failed our children! Exclamatory
h) What a big challenge it is! Exclamatory
Q.) Rewrite the following sentences as assertive:
a) Why didn’t you come earlier?
Ans: You didn’t come earlier.
b) How frightened their eyes look!
Ans: Their eyes looked very frightened.
c) How angry it makes me!
Ans: It makes me very angry.
d) Should I accept such shackles of slavery?
Ans: I should accept such shackles of slavery.
e) What can one person do?
Ans: One person can do anything.
Q.) Find out sentences from the passage which are in the form of present perfect tense:
Ans: a) We have made progress in the last couple of decades.
b) We have prevented millions of child deaths.
c) I have freed a child from slavery.
d) That’s why I have kept an empty chair here as a reminder.
Q.) Find examples of infinitives from the speed and underline the infinitives:
Ans: a) To put an end to all forms of violence against children
b) I want you to see and feel this today inside you.
Q.) Complete the following sentences with the help of the sentences given below:
a) The biggest challenge knocking on the doors of human kind is fear and intolerance.
Ans: No other challenge knocking on the doors of human kind is as big as fear and intolerance.
b) The Nobel Prize is one of the greatest honours in the world.
Ans: i) Very few honours in the world are as big as the Nobel Prize.
ii) The Nobel Prize is greater than any other prize in the world.
Q.) Change the following sentences into passive voice:
Ans: 1.) We can do it.
Passive Voice- It can be done by us.
2.) Her angry question still shakes me.
Passive Voice- I am still shaken by her angry question.
3.) Governments must make child-friendly policies.
Passive Voice- Child-friendly policies must be made by the government.
4.) His answer made me angry.
Passive Voice- I was made angry by his answer.