Telangana SCERT Class 7 English Solution Chapter 2

Telangana SCERT Solution Class VII (7) English Chapter 2

Here in this Page we provided Telangana SCERT Solution Class 7 English Chapter 2 Prose C.V. Raman, the Pride of India and Poem It’s Change, Susruta.

(I) Answer the following questions:

(1) Why was Raman happy when he learnt that professor Compton had won the Nobel Prize?

Answer: Raman was happy when he learnt that professor Compton had won the Nobel Prize because he known that Compton gave a huge effect to science and his theory was not baseless.

(2) What does the “Compton effect” tell us?

Answer: Compton Effect show that the nature of x-rays changes when passed through matter.

(3) What was Raman’s advice to young scientist?

Answer: Raman’s advice to young scientist was to look at the world around them and not to confine themselves to their laboratories. The essence of science is independent of thinking and hard work, not equipment.

(4) Which paragraph tells about the ill health of C.V Raman?

Answer: (i) A Paragraph in which Raman parent wants to send him abroad for higher studies but due to medical grounds, he stayed in the country.

(ii) Paragraph 7 tells about ill health of C.V Raman.

(5) What was the challenging situation when Raman started his experiment on light?

Answer: When Raman started his experiment on light he had no sophisticated equipment available even then he found the answer with some medication in his equipment.

(6) What was the unseen force working behind Raman for reaching great heights?

Answer: Raman interest and deep passion was the unseen force working behind him for reaching great heights.

(7) What is “Raman effect”?

Answer: The behavior of a beam of light passing through a liquid chemical is called Raman Effect.

(8) If A.H Compton had not discovered the Compton Effect, do you think Raman would have discovered the Raman Effect? Give your reasons.

Answer: If A.H Compton had not discovered the Compton effect, even then Raman would have discovered the Raman Effect. Because he had a great interest in science and research.

(9) In what way was Raman different from other Indian scientist? List them and justify your answer.

Answer: (1) Raman was the scientist who spend his hours in lab after the office

 (II) Find whether the following statements are true or false and correct the false statement.

(1) C.V Raman was born in Calcutta.

Answer: False – C.V Raman was born in Tiruchirappalli.

(2) The Compton Effect was discovery made by C.V Raman.

Answer: False – The Compton effect was discovery made by pro. Compton.

(3) Raman’s mother was a college physics teacher.

Answer: False – Rama’s father was a college physics teacher.

(4) Raman was an average student at school.

Answer: False – Raman was a brilliant student at school.

(5) Raman studied how the drum could produce music.

Answer: False – Raman studied how the violent and gitar could produce music.

(6) Raman spent only two hundred rupees to win the Nobel Prize.

Answer: True.

(7) Raman was only 42 when he won the Nobel Prize.

Answer: True.


(1) The following sentences are from your lessons. Read them carefully and tick the correct meaning of the underlined word in each sentences.

(1) His parents were keen to send him abroad for higher studies.

(a) Particular

(b) Eager

(c) Worried

Answer: (b) Eager.

(2) The world hailed the discovery as the ‘Raman Effect’.

(a) Admire

(b) Called

(c) Thought

Answer: (a) Admire.

(3) In his young Raman was mainly interested in acoustics.

(a) Primarily

(b) Simply

(c) Certainly

Answer: (a) Primarily.

(4) The British made Raman a knight of the British Empire.

(a) Appointed

(b) Managed

(c) Placed

Answer: (c) Placed.

(5) Raman passed away on November 21, 1970.

(a) Was killed

(b) Died

(c) Left

Answer: (b) Died.

(II) Read the following sentence.

Raman was equally delighted.

The underlined word ‘delighted’ is a verb and has been used to express a feeling of joy or happiness. Its noun form is ‘delight’. Now look at the following verbs and write their corresponding noun form.

S. No. Verb Noun or the feeling expressed
1 Enjoyed Enjoyment
2 Surprised Surprise
3 Disappointed Disappointment
4 Worried Worry
5 Satisfied Satisfaction

 Now fill in the blanks with the suitable noun forms of the underlined word in each sentence.

(1) He was shocked to see a snake in his room but he recovered his shock in no time.

(2) He pretended to look relieved but, in fact, he did not have any relief.

(3) I can understand your excitement but do not be so excited that you have health problems.

(4) Raju, an auto driver, was very honest. His honesty was known to everybody when he returned the bag of jewellery a passenger had left in his auto.

(III) Here is a list of some common abbreviations. Write their full forms.

Abbreviation Full form
B.A Bachelor of Arts
AD. Anno Domine
B.C Before Christ
C.M Chief Minister
C.D Compact Disc
D.V.D Digital Video disc
A.M Ante meridian
P.M Post meridian


Short form of the word Full form of the word
Plane Aeroplan
Kilo Kilogram
Para Paragraph
Specs Spectacles
Photo Photograph
Bike Motor bike
Mike Micro phone

 Guess the meanings of the words under column A and match them with the phrases under column B.

A   B
(1) Archaeology (d) (a) The study of the mind
(2) Physiology (e) (b) The study of animal
(3) Psychology (a) (c) The study of earth
(4) Geology (c) (d) The study of the culture of the post
(5) Zoology (b) (e) The study of the body of living things


Now fill in the blanks with ‘in’or ‘on’ or ‘at’

Sarathchandra and Keerthana are brother and sister. Sarathchandra was born on 25th April in 2000. Keerthana was born on December 2, 2001. They are with their parents. They live at Masaipet, a small village in Medak District. They play games at school. It is usually very hot in May in their village. So they spend their summer in Hyderabad at their uncle’s house. Mr. Srisailam is their uncle. He resides at High Court Colony in Hyderabad with his wife, Jagadeeswari and his daughter, Vishnu Priya.

Now fill in the blanks with ‘a’, ‘an’ or ‘the’.

(1) In 1987 M.S. Swaminathan was awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Award.

(2) We dined yesterday at the Maurya Sherton hotel.

(3) Tejaswini lent me an interesting book.

(4) My father is a school teacher.

(5) M.S. Swaminathan worked at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute.

(6) Rekha bought a long notebook yesterday.

(7) Sravani is eating a mango now.

(8) Ganesh always carries an umbrella with him.

(9) Rambabu is an English teacher in a high school.

(10) Manjula and Sruthi play the guitar well.

(B) Reading (Poem)

It’s Change

(I) Answer the following questions:

(1) Who is the speaker of this poem? Guess her age. Support your answer.

Answer: A girl child is the speaker of this poem. I think her age is below 12 year. Because she is a school going girl and she is talking about that she don’t want to go school. So the speaker is a small girl child.

(2) What is speaker’s concern?

Answer: Study is the concern of the speaker. Because she has to learn so many invention of scientist.Which is a very difficult task for her.

(3) How would you feel if a scientist cloned you?

Answer: I feel happy if a scientist cloned me. I get difficult experience from that.

(4) What is the speaker’s concern? Which line in the poem shows it?

Answer: Study is the speaker’s concern. The last line of the poem shows it.

(5) ‘Yes, scientist are causing me great concern’- how is this statement true in view of the speaker? What is your view?

Answer: (i) ‘Yes, scientists are causing me great concern for this statement speaker perception is that the biologist scientist. And the geologists are finding all these things. So she’s worrying about that and she’s saying this will become a syllabus speaker view is clear and we can understand by that statement.

(ii) My view is also same that we can accept the things whatever the psychologist and biologists are doing and that is one important aspect as well as the girl child is fighting to all these things to learn.

(6) What does an archaeologist do?

Answer: An archaeologist dig up fossils and bones.

(7) What would you like to be when you grow up?

Answer: I want to become a doctor.

(C) Susruta, an Ancient Plastic Surgeon

(1) Answer the following questions:

 (2) Why was Susruta recognised as the father of plastic surgery today?

Answer: In 26 centuries, Susruta surgeon does right now, that is why Susruta was recognised as the father of plastic surgery today.

(3) What made him the father of anaesthesia?

Answer: Susruta suggestion to give wine to patients about to be operated, this idea mates him father of anaesthesia.

(4) Who could become a good physician according Susruta?

Answer: According to Susruta, those who knew both theory and practice. Could became a good physician.

(5) What was Susruta’s advice to his pupils?

Answer: Susruta advised his pupils to use car cases and models for practice before surgery.

Updated: March 28, 2021 — 12:04 am


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  1. Very nice information.
    Thank you very much

  2. Sir upload chapter4, 5,6,7,8 solutions
    They are not visible I. This site.

    1. Yes Gajanan We will upload shortly

  3. Please post all units.

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