Maharashtra Board Class 9 History Chapter 10 Changing Life : 2 Solution

Maharashtra Board Class 9 History Solution Chapter 10 – Changing Life : 2

Balbharati Maharashtra Board Class 9 History Solution Chapter 10: Changing Life : 2. Marathi or English Medium Students of Class 9 get here Changing Life : 2 full Exercise Solution.


Maharashtra Class 9

History and Political Science Solution


Changing Life : 2

1.) Choose the correct option from the given options and complete the statements.

(i) India won the cricket world cup under the captainship of  .

(a) Sunil Gavaskar (b) Kapil Dev     (c) Sayyad Kirmani (d) Sandip Patil

Ans) (b) Kapil Dev

(ii) The  language is gaining importance in India due to the process of globalisation.

(a) Punjabi  (b) French   (c) English (d) Hindi

Ans) (c) English

3.) Explain the following statements with reasons.

(1) Cricket began to be played all over India, to a greater or smaller extent

Ans)) Cricket began to be played all over India, to a greater or smaller extent after 1983 when the Indian team won the World Cup for cricket, under the captainship of Kapil Dev. Again it came to be played in all States to a lesser or greater extent, but at the cost of indigenous Indian games after the huge success of Sunil Gavaskar who broke the earlier record of maximum centuries in test cricket.Inda also won the ‘Bensonand Hedges’ World Championship of cricket in 1985.

(2) The economy of movies is changing

Ans) Due to modern technology the form, technique, duration of plays and movies has all changed. Movies are now of only one or one and a half hours rather than 3-4 hours long like earlier. Again the concept of one screen and one cinema hall has given way to multiplexes. As a result one movie can run in thousands of cinema halls in India and abroad simultaneously.This development has changed the economy of movies.

4.) Answer the following questions in detail.

 (1) Why is it necessary to keep alive the dialects of Indian languages?

Ans) India preserves a rich variety of languages like- Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannad, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Marathi, Odiya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Konkani, Manipuri, Nepali and Sindhi. These are the official languages of India and they have dialects. Though the number is now on the declineit is necessary to keep alive the dialects of Indian languages to protect our heritage.

(2) Elaborate upon the changing form of newspapers.

Ans) Several changes are to be found in the projection, contents and the objectives of the newspapers. With the changing times, colour printing newspapers are common rather than black and white. Now newspapers are neither preserved themselves to produce taluka or district news nor they are working as a mouthpiece of them. They have to face tough competition from the State level newspaper chains. Their scope  and objectives have enlarged. Now they have to shape public opinon, direct it towards constructive workcarry on the task of public education, keep a watch over the government machinery, etc.

 (3) Which changes have taken place in the medium of television

Ans) The medium of television has changed drastically. Earlier it was black and white but later it was changed into coloured.Earlier it was limited to some selected programmes and fixed time-slots. But now it has enlarged its scope by including different programmes like educational programmes, news bulletins, detailed reporting of the tours of the President and the Prime Minister.The uninteresting, monotonous and propagandist news telecasts of the early period underwent a change by the entering of STAR (Satellite Television Asia Region) in the year 1998.Moreover The language, the technique of presentation, studios equipped with the latest technology and the use of OB (outdoor broadcasting) vans have expanded the scope of Indian T.V. channels. It has brought  transparency and variety in the medium of television.

Updated: January 5, 2021 — 10:08 pm

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