28 Oct 2016

10th English All chapters Questions Answers

  Hazrat Muhammad(SAW) an Embodiment of Justice

Q.1 How can people achieve perfection in the moral, spiritual and social areas of life?

Ans: People can achieve perfection in the moral, spiritual and social areas of life by following the Holy Prophet(SAW) s’ life as a role model.

Q.2 How did the Holy Prophet(SAW) set high and noble ideals for all mankind?

Ans: The Holy Prophet (SAW) set high and noble ideals for all mankind through his practical examples.
Q.3 How were people of Makkah convinced of the Holy Prophet’s justice even before his      Prophet Hood?

Ans: The people of Makkah were convinced of the Holy Prophet(SAW) s’ justice even before his Prophethood because he practically proved that no one could be more just and equitable than the prophet of Allah    
Q.4 What standards of justice did the Holy Prophet practice as head of the state of Medinah?

Ans: As the head of Madinah state, he decided all cases on merit with justice and equity.

Q.5 What made non-Muslims bring their suits to the Holy Prophet?

Ans: The Holy Prophet(SAW) decided their cases as per Non- Muslims’ laws and they were   also impressed by the justice of the Prophet of Allah. So they brought their cases to the Holy  Prophet(SAW).
Q.6 How does the Quran describe the personality of the Holy Prophet?

Ans: The Holy Quran describes the personality of the Holy Prophet(SAW) thus:
“We have indeed, in the Messenger of God, a good example for anyone whose hope is in God, and the Final Day.”


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Unit.2 Chinese New Year

Q.1 When does Chinese New Year start?
Ans: The Chinese New Year starts between January 21st and February 20th.

Q.2 Why do Chinese families do thorough cleaning of their houses before New Year’s Day?
Ans: The Chinese families clean their houses thoroughly before the New Year day in order to clean the bad luck of the last year and to make the houses ready for the good luck of the coming year.    

Q.3 Which colour is not allowed and which colour is encouraged on Chinese New Year? Why?
Ans: On the New Year day wearing black colour is not allowed as it is associated with death whereas wearing red colour is encouraged due to its association with warding off bad spirits.

Q.4 What do decorations on doors and windows symbolize?
Ans: It symbolizes the arrival of the spring season and new beginning of the year with luck and happiness.

Q.5 What is the significance of New Year’s Eve Dinner?
Ans: It is of utmost significance for Chinese families to prepare eight to nine dishes for the New Year s’ Eve dinner as in Chinese language the word ‘eight’ means prosperity and word ‘nine ‘ means long lasting.

Q.6 What do the little red envelops filled with money symbolize?
Ans: It symbolizes wealth and prosperity for the coming year.

Q.7 What is the importance of Chinese New Year for Chinese families?
Ans: It is very important for the Chinese families to gather on the eve of New Year. They pay thanks the past year

Unit.3   Try Again

Q.1 What is the lesson taught in the first stanza?
Ans: The lesson we get is that we should never lose hope but go on trying again and again. Success and failure do not matter in this world. The real success is continuous struggle.
Q.2 What can we learn from failure?
Ans: We learn that we should be stead fast in our life. We should face the failure manfully.

Q.3 How is failure not a disgrace?
Ans: Failure is not a disgrace. It is a first step to success. Failure gives us courage and strength to face the hardships of life.

Q.4 How many times should we try and why?
Ans: We should go on trying till we succeed in life.
Q.5 What should we do if we find our task hard?
Ans: If we find our task hard, we should try again and again.

Q.6 Give an example of struggle from your life?
Ans: Once I failed in the final exams of 9th class. I really worked hard and got success.

Unit.4                                                         First Aid

Q.1            You should not keep checking if the bleeding has stopped? Why?
Ans:     When bleeding has stopped we should not keep checking the wound because this practice            damages the clot forming which helps stop bleeding and bleeding may resume.

Q.2            Why is it necessary to keep soap away from the wound?
Ans:     The soap may irritate the wound so it is necessary to keep the soap away from the wound.

Q.3            How is an antibiotic cream or ointment good in healing the wound?      
Ans:     An antibiotic cream or ointment cannot heal the wound but it fastens the natural healing process and keeps the surface moist.

Q.4            What should you do if you are allergic to adhesive material used in most bandages?
Ans:     If one is allergic to adhesive material, one should use adhesive free bandages in place of it.

Q.5            When do you need to see a doctor?
Ans:     When the wound is not healing or the healing process is very slow, or there are the symptoms of irritation or redness around the wound, we should see the doctor.          

Q.6              What should your first aid kit consist of?  
§  Ans:     It must be consisting of:
o   First aid book
o   A pair of scissors
o   Bandages
o   Calamine lotion
o   A pack of cotton roll
o   Thermometer

o   Pain killers tablet                                                               

Unit. 5                                                                      The Rain
Q.1            What does the poet hear?    
Ans:    The poet hears the sound of the falling rain on the leaves of the tree. He is enjoying the     musical impact of the falling of the rain drops on the leaves.                                                                       
Q.2            What according to the poet is a sweet noise?         
Ans:    According to the poet, the noise of the falling rain is a sweet noise.

Q.3            What will happen after the rain stops?      
Ans:    After the rain stops, the sun will shine brightly.        

Q.4            How does the sun come out after the rain?            
Ans:    The sun will shine well; it will enlighten the whole of the sky equally.        

Q.5            How does the light fill the drops?   
Ans:    The light will instill a new vigor and life in every dark round drop. 

Q.6            What makes the scene lovely?     
Ans:    The beautiful rainbow will make the scene lovely.

Unit. 6              Television Vs Newspapers

Q.1  How is a newspaper more convenient medium of news?

Ans:  Newspaper is a more convenient medium of news because it is easy to carry anywhere and we can read it whenever we like to read. We can omit the news that are interest-less for us and also we can read the news of our choice.

Q.2   How does a viewer get restricted while watching TV News?

Ans: TV news are broadcast at a certain time and TV is not a portable thing. So to watch and listen the news one has to be present at a certain place at an exact time. In this way a viewer is get restricted  while watching TV News.

Q.3  In what way viewing news on TV is easier than reading a newspaper?

Ans:  Reading newspaper requires much mastery of language whereas this mastery of language is not necessary while watching news on TV.

Q.4  How do Newspaper give us more in depth coverage?

Ans: Newspapers give us more in depth coverage through editorials, expert opinions of the viewers, columns, and also through the feedback of the readers.

Q.5  Why do some people read more than one newspapers?

Ans:  Some people read more than one newspapers to have different viewpoints  about the news and to check the validity of the news.

Q.6  How can readers give feedback to the newspaper articles?

Ans:  By writing to the forum pages, readers can give the feedback to the newspaper articles.

Q.7    Which medium do you prefer for news? Why?

Ans:  I prefer to read newspaper because it is easy to carry anywhere and I can read it when I have leisure time.

Unit. 7            Little by little one walks far

Q.1 What are some distinctions of the writer?

Ans: The writer during summer vacation did different jobs and got a lot of experience.He participated in different programs at district level.He was also an active participant in co curricular activities.

Q.2  How has the writer spent his summer vacation?

Ans: During his summer vacation, the writer worked to help himself financially in a boarding school, D.K Academy and McDonald.

Q.3 What has he gained from his summer job experiences?

Ans:  He got mental maturity and and practical experience for his future jobs from his summer job experiences.

Q.4 How are these experiences helped to him in future?

Ans: He was not worried about his future now , he was only looking for it.

Q.5 What kind of student is the writer? Which of his qualities impress you?

Ans: The writer is very hardworking and versatile student. He learns the first rate knowledge to make progress in life. His passion to work impresses me a lot.

Unit.8                                  Peace

Q.1 How is wind described in the first stanza?

Ans: In the first stanza, the wind has been described as a monster that roars and smashes every thing which comes onto its way while passing through valleys and vales.

Q.2  With what wind is compared in the first stanza?

Ans: In the first stanza it has been compared with the monster of destruction
Q.3 What is wind doing to all men s' work?

Ans: It rakes all men s' work.

Q.4  How does the scene look like when wind is still?

Ans: When wind is still, there is peace every where. When it whispers with the soft leaves of the trees, it leaves a soothing effect in the ears.

Q.5  What comparison is made in the second stanza?

Ans:The destruction caused by the wind has been compared with stillness and tranquility.

Unit.9                          Selecting the Right Career

Q.1      What were some famous careers for the young people in the past?
Ans: The young people of the past wanted to be a pilot, a doctor or an engineer. In past, these were the only fields to be picked up by the young degree holder.

Q.2 Nowadays non-traditional careers are more appealing to young minds? Why?
Ans: Today many new fields has been innovated and discovered. So these new and non-traditional fields are more appealing to the young minds.

Q.3 What is meant by the “right profession”?
Ans: Right profession is the profession that provides satisfaction and and mental peace to the people.

Q.4 Why is it important to consider the scope of any field?
Ans: For the choice of the right profession it is very important to consider the scope of any filed.

Q.5 Is there any need of proper career counseling department?
Ans: yes, proper career counseling department is of great importance in every school, college and also at university level. The department helps the students determine their personalities and suggests them the suitable career as per their aptitude.

Q.6 How can career counselor help the young people?
Ans: The young minds especially the students are not mature enough to choose a right profession, the profession that is up to their taste. A career counselor helps them determine a suitable profession and career that satisfies the needs of the students.

Q.7 Which career do you want to opt for? Give reasons.
Ans: I want to be a doctor because a doctor can help the needy and poor people.

Unit.10                                    A World Without Books

Q.1      How does a book connect the reader and the writer?

Ans: A book works as a bridge between the real world and the world described on the pages. Through this bridge, the reader is connected with the ideas and experiences of the writer.

Q.2 In what way books are better than radio, TV and Internet?

Ans: Book reading is easier than watching TV, listening radio or using internet. One can read a book whenever and wherever one likes. But one is unable to use technology all the time.

Q.3 “It’s slow food in a world given over to fast food” Explain.

Ans: Book reading is time taking like slow food. It is replaced with fast food, means, e- books or blog reading.

Q.4 Why should people be given more opportunity to read books?

Ans: Books are a shelter, sustenance and roads forward, this is why, people should be given more opportunity to read books.

Q.5 Which book has inspired you the most? Why?

Ans: I like novel, The Old Man and the Sea” because it provide us a very unique philosophy of life- “Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”

Unit.11                                             Great Expectations

Who looked after Pip after the death of his parents?

             His sister looked after him after the death of his parents.

Who was Joe? How did he treat Pip?
            Joe was Pip s' sister s' husband.He was a very kind person, he treated Pip with

Why did Pip give food and drink to the prisoner?
            The prisoner was in a miserable condition.Pip helped him by giving 
             food and drink.

What happened to the prisoner?
            The prisoner was arrested by the police.

Why did the prisoner support Pip?
             The prisoner was indebted to Pip as he gave him food and drink. Now he wanted
              Pip to receive a good education.

What happened to the prisoner s' wealth after his death?
              After his death, all his wealth and property was confiscated.

Do you know a person who achieved success in life through his hard work?
              Dr. A.Q Khan was a very hard working and self made man.

Unit.12                   Population Growth and World Food Supplies

1. Which areas are most affected by incessant growth in population?
Ans: The developing countries are most affected areas by the incessant
           growth in population.

2.Why are developing countries going to suffer more due to over population?
Ans: For the past 25 years , the per capita availability of the food grains is
          decreasing on account of incessant growth in population.

3.What is  the major cause of food shortage and malnutrition?
Ans: The major cause of food shortage and malnutrition is rapid and
           constant growth in population.

4. How are water resources under great pressure?
Ans: With the growth in human population , the water resources are being distributed among
           more people. As a result , the water resources are under great pressure.

5.What is the effect of depletion of fossil energy?
Ans:  When fossil energy depletes , the cost of fuel increases every where.

6. What is the limitation of improved technology?
Ans: Improved technology cannot produce an unlimited flow of those vital natural
           resources that are the raw materials for sustained agricultural production.

7. How can sufficient food supply be made possible for the future generation?
Ans: By maintaining the integrity of biodiversity and curtailing the population, sufficient
          food supplies
         can be made possible for future generation.

8.What strategies should be adopted for safe future?
Ans: Population of the world should be controlled and there should be a careful
           use of natural resources.