Maharashtra Board Class 8 English Chapter 2.4 Three Visions for India Solution

Maharashtra Board Class 8 English Solution Chapter 2.4 – Three Visions for India

Balbharati Maharashtra Board Class 8 English Solution Chapter 2.4: Three Visions for India. Marathi or English Medium Students of Class 8 get here Three Visions for India full Exercise Solution.


Maharashtra Class 8

English Solution


Three Visions for India

(1) Complete Dr APJ Abdul Kalam’s Profile with information picked from the lesson.

 PROFILE – Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.

(a) Title :-

Ans:-Missile Man, Doctor. (Father of India’s Integrated Missile Program)

(b) Profession :

Ans:- Prominent India Scientist.

(c) Branch of science:

Ans:- Aeronautical Engineering.

 (d) Important position in:-

Ans:- President of India.

(e) His three visions for India:

Ans:- Freedom, Development standing up to the world.

(2) Using a dictionary / internet note down the main differences between :

 (a) a developing nation and a developed nation

Ans:- Developing is low level of industriaztion.

Developed Nation is synonymous to an industrialized country.

(b) self-reliant and self-assured

Ans:- (i) Self reliant have confident in and exercising regiments.

Self assured be sure of oneself your action and yourself.

 (c) our strengths and our achievements

Ans:- Our strengths are our skills

Our achievements are the measureable results you get using your skills.

(d) farm and granary

Ans:- A farm is the land for the cultivation of grains.

A granary is a storehouse for the grains.

(e) a remote-sensing satellite and a natural satellite

Ans:- A remote satellite are man made satellite; they monitor the earth’s surface example – PSLU

A natural satellite: Any celestial body in space that orbits around a larger body. Example – Moon

(3) Find evidence from the lesson and write in your own words.

(b) It is time to see ourselves as a developed nation.

Ans:- It is time to see ourselves as a developed nation. For 50 years, we have been a developing nation. We are among the top five nations of the world in terms of gross Domestic product (GDP). We have 10 percent growth rate in most areas. Our poverty levels are falling and achievements are being globally recognized today.

(c) We Indians are obsessed with foreign things.

Ans:- We Indians are obsessed with foreign things, we want foreign TV, want foreign shirts, we want foreign  technology.

(d) In Israel the media have a positive outlook and self-respect.

Ans:- In Israel, it was the day after a lot of attacks and bombardments and deaths had taken place. The humans had struck. But the front page of the newspaper had the picture of a Jearish gentleman who in five years had transformed his desert details of killings, bombardments and deaths were inside the newspaper buried among other news, so it’s a positive outlook and self respect.

 (4) Pick out some sentences from the lesson that convey a general truth.

(i) If we are not free, no one will respect us.

(ii) Only strength respects strength

(iii) We must stand up to the world or no one will respect us.

(iv) Military power and economic power – both must go hand in hand.

(6) Say whether each of the verbs, underlined below, are Finite or Non-finite.

(a) We lack the confidence to see ourselves as a developed nations.

Ans:- Lack – finite, To see – Non – finite developed – Non – finite

(b) We stand first in producing milk.

Ans:- Producing – Non – finite

Stand – finite.

(c) I want to live in a developed India

Ans:- Want – finite, to live – Non – finite

 (d) We prefer buying imported things.

Ans:- Prefer – finite Buying – non – finite.

 (e) Indians never try to force their way of life on others.

Ans:- To force – Non – finite

 (f) Having invaded India, they captured our land.

Ans:- Captured – Non – finite.

Say whether the underlined parts of the following sentences are Phrases or Clauses.

(i) People from all over the world have invaded us.

Ans Phrase.

(ii) I believe that India had its first vision of freedom in 1857.

Ans. Clause.

(iii) It is this freedom that we must respect.

Ans. Clause.

(iv) We are a great nation.

Ans. Phrase.

(v) I want to live in a developed India.

Ans. Phrase.

(vi) We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them.

Ans. Clause.

(vii) We have 10 percent growth rate in most areas.

Ans. Phrase.

Replace the underlined Phrases with Clauses.

(a) Do you know his place of birth?

Ans. Do you know where he was born?

(b) In his absence, the thieves looted his house.

Ans. When he was absent, the thieves looted his house.

(c) I am a citizen of India. I am a citizen.

Ans. I am a citizen who belongs to India.

Updated: November 8, 2020 — 6:01 pm

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