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Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board chapter 1 - Where the mind is without fear [Latest edition]

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Chapter 1: Where the mind is without fear

Warming Up!English workshop
Warming Up! [Page 2]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 Where the mind is without fear Warming Up! [Page 2]

Warming Up! | Q 1 | Page 2

Pair up with your partner and match the terms with their given meanings.

Column ‘A’  Column ‘B’
(1) Humanism (a) Concern about and action aimed at protecting the environment
(2) Patriotism (b) Holding liberal views
(3) Internationalism (c) Quality of being patriotic: vigorous support for one’s country
(4) Liberalism (d) State or process of being international
(5) Environmentalism (e) A rationalistic outlook towards humans rather than a divine or supernatural one
Warming Up! | Q 2. (i) | Page 2

Taking the help of a dictionary/internet guess and write the type of poem against its description.

A long story-poem, often mythical ________.

  • Sonnet

  • Epic

  • Limerick

  • Lyric

  • Ballad

  • Humorous

  • Elegy

  • Idyll

  • Free verse

Warming Up! | Q 2. (ii) | Page 2

Taking the help of a dictionary/internet guess and write the type of poem against its description.

A short story poem with a message ______.

  • Sonnet

  • Epic

  • Limerick

  • Lyric

  • Ballad

  • Humorous

  • Elegy

  • Idyll

  • Free verse

Warming Up! | Q 2. (iii) | Page 2

Taking the help of a dictionary/internet guess and write the type of poem against its description.

A poem of 14 lines ______.

  • Sonnet

  • Epic

  • Limerick

  • Lyric

  • Ballad

  • Humorous

  • Elegy

  • Idyll

  • Free verse

Warming Up! | Q 2. (iv) | Page 2

Taking the help of a dictionary/internet guess and write the type of poem against its description.

A song-like poem ________.

  • Sonnet

  • Epic

  • Limerick

  • Lyric

  • Ballad

  • Humorous

  • Elegy

  • Idyll

  • Free verse

Warming Up! | Q 2. (v) | Page 2

Taking the help of a dictionary/internet guess and write the type of poem against its description.

A poem with no uniformity of rhyme, rhythm, etc. _______.

  • Sonnet

  • Epic

  • Limerick

  • Lyric

  • Ballad

  • Humorous

  • Elegy

  • Idyll

  • Free verse

Warming Up! | Q 2. (vi) | Page 2

Taking the help of a dictionary/internet guess and write the type of poem against its description.

A poem set in picturesque, rustic background _______.

  • Sonnet

  • Epic

  • Limerick

  • Lyric

  • Ballad

  • Humorous

  • Elegy

  • Idyll

  • Free verse

Warming Up! | Q 2. (vii) | Page 2

Taking the help of a dictionary/internet guess and write the type of poem against its description.

A sad poem, lamenting death of a loved one ______.

  • Sonnet

  • Epic

  • Limerick

  • Lyric

  • Ballad

  • Humorous

  • Elegy

  • Idyll

  • Free verse

Warming Up! | Q 2. (viii) | Page 2

Taking the help of a dictionary/internet guess and write the type of poem against its description.

A 5-line short funny poem with rhyme scheme aabba.

  • Sonnet

  • Epic

  • Limerick

  • Lyric

  • Ballad

  • Humorous

  • Elegy

  • Idyll

  • Free verse

Warming Up! | Q 2. (ix) | Page 2

Taking the help of a dictionary/internet guess and write the type of poem against its description.

A poem written, just to create humour _______.

  • Sonnet

  • Epic

  • Limerick

  • Lyric

  • Ballad

  • Humorous

  • Elegy

  • Idyll

  • Free verse

English workshop [Pages 4 - 6]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 Where the mind is without fear English workshop [Pages 4 - 6]

English workshop | Q 1. (a) | Page 4

In your notebook write down a line from the poem as proof for the following.

Tagore wishes for a nation where people are truthful.

English workshop | Q 1. (b) | Page 4

In your notebook write down a line from the poem as proof for the following.

The poet would like everyone to work hard to reach their goal and in the long run to reach perfection.

English workshop | Q 1. (c) | Page 4

In your notebook write down a line from the poem as proof for the following.

The poet wishes that everyone in his country holds his head high in dignity.

English workshop | Q 1. (d) | Page 4

In your notebook write down a line from the poem as proof for the following.

The poet dreams of a nation where knowledge should be free to all.

English workshop | Q 1. (e) | Page 4

In your notebook write down a line from the poem as proof for the following.

The poem is a 'prayer'

English workshop | Q 2 | Page 4

Read the columns carefully and match the expressions with their meanings.

 

No Column A   Column B
(1) The head is held high (a) A fearless person 
(2) Narrow domestic walls (b) Sincerity of heart
(3) Knowledge is free (c) A person with self-respect and proud of possessing it
(4) Depth of truth (d) Narrow mindedness
(5) Mind is without fear (e) Education is given to all
(6) Stretches its arms (f) Dried up, infertile land of sands
(7) Clear stream of reason (g) Clear thinking
(8) Dead habits (h) Aim at perfection
(9) Ever widening thought and action (i) Broadening the outlook and attitude
English workshop | Q 3. (A) (a) | Page 4

How is the world broken into fragments?

English workshop | Q 3. (A) (b) | Page 4

Explain what the ‘tireless striving’ should be for.

English workshop | Q 3. (A) (c) | Page 4

'Where words come out from the depth of truth.' Explain in your own words.

English workshop | Q 3. (A) (d) | Page 4

Who is 'Thee' in the poem? What does the poet appeal to 'Thee' to do?

English workshop | Q 3. (A) (e) | Page 4

Answer the following question in your own words.

What qualities does the poet wish to inculcate in his countrymen?

English workshop | Q 3. (B) (a) | Page 4

Write your own response to the following question, and justify where needed:

Is the poem a prayer for India alone?

English workshop | Q 3. (B) (b) | Page 4

Write your own response to the following question, and justify where needed:

What should the words we speak reflect?

English workshop | Q 3. (B) (c) | Page 4

Write your own response to the following question, and justify where needed:

What should people keep on widening? How can it be done?

English workshop | Q 3. (B) (d) | Page 4

Write your own response to the following question, and justify where needed:

From what darkness of night should our nation awaken?

English workshop | Q 3. (B) (e) | Page 4

Write your own response to the following question, and justify where needed:

What attributes of Rabindranath Tagore does the poem (prayer) reflect?

English workshop | Q 3. (B) (f) | Page 4

Write your own response to the following question, and justify where needed:

What effect does the repetition of the word 'where at the beginning of each line achieve?

English workshop | Q 4 | Page 5

Read the poem carefully and complete the table after the discussion in pairs. One is done for you.

Concepts in the poem

Present situation

Expected/ideal situation

(1) mind mind is full of fear fearless mind
(2) head    
(3) knowledge    
(4) words    
(5) habit    
(6) thought and action    
English workshop | Q 5. (A) (a) | Page 5

Complete the following sentence using your own interpretation:

When the mind is without fear and the head is unbowed, we enjoy _______.

English workshop | Q 5. (A) (b) | Page 5

Complete the following sentence using your own interpretation:

When knowledge is free, every citizen enjoys the right to ______ and _______

English workshop | Q 5. (A) (c) | Page 5

Complete the following sentence using your own interpretation:

We can prevent ______ injustice when we pull down discriminatory walls of caste, class, religion, etc.

English workshop | Q 5. (A) (d) | Page 5

Complete the following sentence using your own interpretation:

Constant effort and strife leads to _______

English workshop | Q 5. (A) (e) | Page 5

Complete the following sentence using your own interpretation:

Logical thinking and reasoning can put a stop to ________

English workshop | Q 5. (A) (f) | Page 5

Complete the following sentence using your own interpretation:

Tagore appeals to God to make his country _______

English workshop | Q 5. (B) (a) | Page 5

Fill in the blank:

Students should keep themselves aloof from ______.

English workshop | Q 5. (B) (b) | Page 5

Fill in the blank:

When _______ everyone will be literate.

English workshop | Q 5. (B) (c) | Page 5

Fill in the blank:

It is the social duty of every student of the modern world to uproot _______ from societies.

English workshop | Q 5. (B) (d) | Page 5

Fill in the blank:

Students must develop ________outlook and attitudes.

English workshop | Q 5. (B) (e) | Page 5

Fill in the blank:

In the world of sycophancy, students must ______

English workshop | Q 6 | Page 5

Find out the examples of ‘Metaphor’ from the poem.

English workshop | Q 7 | Page 5

Almost every line of the poem begins with the word ‘Where’ and it expects an idealistic country and countrymen. Now work in a group of six students and compose your poem regarding ‘Ideal School’. Begin your lines with the word ‘Where’ ___

English workshop | Q 8 | Page 5

Read the poem. Write an appreciation of the poem in about 12-15 lines with the help of the given points.

  • Title
  • Poet
  • Rhyme scheme
  • Favourite line
  • Theme/Central idea
  • Figures of speech
  • Special features - Type of the poem, language, tone, implied meaning, etc.
  • Why I like/ dislike the poem
English workshop | Q 9 | Page 6

Imagine you have to deliver a speech on 'Independence Day' or 'Republic Day in the school assembly. Prepare a speech to deliver on 'My dream India/The India I dream of'.

Used the steps given below:

  1. Greeting and solution
  2. Self-introduction
  3. Introduction of the topic
  4. Elaboration of the topic and example
  5. Conclusion
  6. Thanking audience
English workshop | Q 10 | Page 6

Read the short story written by Rabindranath Tagore ‘The Kabuliwala’ or ‘The Home Coming.’

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Chapter 1: Where the mind is without fear

Warming Up!English workshop
Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board chapter 1 - Where the mind is without fear - Shaalaa.com

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