Model Activity Task English Class 10 Question And Answer Part 1
The mountain and the squirrel
Had a quarrel:
And the former called the latter Little Prig
You are doubtless very big:
But all sorts of things and weather
Must be taken in together,
To make up a year
And a sphere.
And I think it no disgrace
To occupy my place
If I'm not so large as you,
You are not so small as I,
And not half so spry
I'll not deny you make
A very pretty squirrel track:
Talents differ all is well and wisely put:
If I cannot carry forests on my back,
Neither can you crack a nut.
Choose the correct alternatives to complete the following sentences:
(a) The squirrel is ----
(i) as large as the mountain
(ii) as small as the mountain
(iii) not as large as the mountain
(iv) not as small as the mountain
Ans :- Not as large as the mountain .
(b) The mountain cannot -
(i) crack a nut
(ii) make a squirrel track
(iii) carry forests
(iv) carry fountains
Ans:- Crack a nut .
(c) The squirrel does not find it disgraceful to -
(i) occupy the mountain's place
(ii) occupy the river
(iii) occupy its own place
(iv) occupy the tree
Ans :- occupy its own place.
Change the Voice of the following sentences:
(a) Switch on the light
Ans :- let the light be switched on .
(b) I have been invited to their house.
Ans :- they have invited me to their house
Replace the underlined words with suitable Phrasal Verbs from the list given below (one is extra). Change the form of verb if necessary:
(a) We could not understand what he was saying.
Ans :- make out .
(b) I cannot__ tolerate__ impolite behaviour towards elders.
Ans :- put up with
(c) Rani's grandmother cannot ___remember__ her childhood days.
List :- put up with, make out, call on, call up
Ans :- call up .