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Chapter 3: The Night I Met Einstein

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Warming Up [Page 107]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 3 The Night I Met Einstein Warming Up [Page 107]

Warming Up | Q 1 | Page 107

With your bench-mate prepare a profile of Albert Einstein.

ALBERT EINSTEIN

  • Profession :_______________________
  • Field of Science :__________________
  • World-famous theory proposed : ______________
  • Awards : _______________________
  • Disability in childhood : _____________________
  • Books written : ___________________
Warming Up | Q 2 | Page 107

Look at the pictures of musical instruments and write their names; what the player of the instrument is called and a famous player of the instrument.

Instrument Name of the instrument One who plays is called A famous player
______________ ______________ ______________
______________ ______________ Ustad Bismillah Khan
______________ Pianist ______________
______________ ______________ ______________
______________ ______________ ______________
______________ ______________ ______________
_____________ ______________ ______________
Warming Up | Q 3 | Page 107

Separate the words in the columns they belong to.

(chorus, ballet, melody, swar, kathak, raga, salsa, symphony, mudra, serenade, choreography, tune, audience, tango, allegro, duet, Odissi, choir, concert, performance, hip-hop )

Music Common to both arts Dance
     
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English Workshop [Pages 110 - 113]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 3 The Night I Met Einstein English Workshop [Pages 110 - 113]

English Workshop | Q 1. (a) | Page 110

Complete the following sentence.

The narrator was not happy about the concert because _____________.

English Workshop | Q 1. (b) | Page 110

Complete the following sentence.

When the narrator turned to look at his neighbour, he ___________________.

English Workshop | Q 1. (c) | Page 110

Complete the following sentence.

Einstein was surprised to hear that __________.

English Workshop | Q 1. (d) | Page 110

Complete the following sentence.

The narrator’s memory has an image of Einstein as ________________.

English Workshop | Q 1. (e) | Page 110

Complete the following sentence.

The greatest act towards human beings is ________________.

English Workshop | Q 2 | Page 111

Who said to whom?

Statement Who To whom Effect on the listener
“We are going to listen to a very good pianist.” _____________ _____________ _____________
“I do not know anything about Bach.” _____________ _____________ _____________
“You are not tone-deaf.” _____________ _____________ _____________
“Just allow yourself to listen that's all there is to it” _____________ _____________ _____________
English Workshop | Q 3 | Page 111

List all the words from the story related to ‘Music’.

__________________________________________________
__________________________________________________

English Workshop | Q 4. (a) | Page 111

Rewrite the following sentence inserting the appropriate phrases in their proper form.

(to get out of, to come up, to turn on, to give in, to get into, to come down, to work out, to turn off, to give off, to give out, to work in)

He _____________ bed and _______________ the living room, to see if the door was closed

English Workshop | Q 4. (b) | Page 111

Rewrite the following sentence inserting the appropriate phrases in their proper form.

(to get out of, to come up, to turn on, to give in, to get into, to come down, to work out, to turn off, to give off, to give out, to work in)

To enjoy the music and relax, he _____________ the music and ___________ the lights.

English Workshop | Q 4. (c) | Page 111

Rewrite the following sentence inserting the appropriate phrases in their proper form.

(to get out of, to come up, to turn on, to give in, to get into, to come down, to work out, to turn off, to give off, to give out, to work in)

Smita ___________ to her desire and _______________ her favourite toys to the poor.

English Workshop | Q 4. (d) | Page 111

Rewrite the following sentence inserting the appropriate phrases in their proper form.

(to get out of, to come up, to turn on, to give in, to get into, to come down, to work out, to turn off, to give off, to give out, to work in)

You should ________________ Mathematics so that you can __________ problem.

English Workshop | Q 5. (a) | Page 111

Give two points of difference between :

Instrumental Music Vocal Music
(1)  
(2)  
English Workshop | Q 5. (b) | Page 111

Give two points of difference between :

Light music Classical music Folk music
     
English Workshop | Q 6 | Page 111

Prepare a word list of occupations in alphabetical order from the letters A up to T. (You may skip ‘K’ and ‘Q’)

Actor, Banker, Carpenter, D E
F G H I J
L M N O P
R S T    
English Workshop | Q 7. (a) | Page 112

Rewrite the following in indirect narration.

‘‘You are not tone-deaf’’, he said to me.

English Workshop | Q 7. (b) | Page 112

Rewrite the following in indirect narration.

‘‘Could you have done it?’’, said Einstein.

English Workshop | Q 7. (c) | Page 112

Rewrite the following in indirect narration.

‘‘Sing that back’’, he ordered me.

English Workshop | Q 7. (d) | Page 112

Rewrite the following in indirect narration.

He said, ‘‘What kind of music do you like?’’

English Workshop | Q 7. (e) | Page 112

Rewrite the following in indirect narration.

‘‘I’m so sorry, Dr. Einstein’’, she said.

English Workshop | Q 8. (A) (i) | Page 112

Degrees of Comparison (Positive / Comparative / Superlative) Insert the appropriate expressions, choosing from those given after the sentence, for the positive degree.

I am not __________ my friend.

  • taller than

  • more taller

  • just as tall as

English Workshop | Q 8. (A) (ii) | Page 112

Degrees of Comparison (Positive / Comparative / Superlative) Insert the appropriate expressions, choosing from those given after the sentence, for the positive degree.

They are ___________ their neighbours.

  • as helpful as

  • most helpful

  • more helpful

English Workshop | Q 8. (A) (iii) | Page 112

Degrees of Comparison (Positive / Comparative / Superlative) Insert the appropriate expressions, choosing from those given after the sentence, for the positive degree.

No other desert in Africa is ____________ the Sahara Desert.

  • biggest of all

  • nearly as big as

  • bigger as

English Workshop | Q 8. (A) (iv) | Page 112

Degrees of Comparison (Positive / Comparative / Superlative) Insert the appropriate expressions, choosing from those given after the sentence, for the positive degree.

Very few animals in the wild are ___________ an elephant.

  • exactly huger than

  • exactly as huge as

  • hugest than

English Workshop | Q 8. (A) (v) | Page 112

Degrees of Comparison (Positive / Comparative / Superlative) Insert the appropriate expressions, choosing from those given after the sentence, for the positive degree.

Some snacks are ____________ a pizza.

  • at least as tasty as

  • tastier as

  • most tasty as

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (i) | Page 112

Change the Degree of Comparision, as directed and rewrite without changing the meaning.

No one in the class is as brilliant as Tanvi. (Superlative)

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (i) | Page 112

Change the Degree of Comparision, as directed and rewrite without changing the meaning.

A diamond is one of the most precious of all stones. (Comparative)

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (iii) | Page 112

Change the Degree of Comparision, as directed and rewrite without changing the meaning.

Her handwriting is better than that of her sister. (Positive)

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (iv) | Page 112

Change the Degree of Comparision, as directed and rewrite without changing the meaning.

Jupiter is the largest of all planets. (Comparative)

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (v) | Page 112

Change the Degree of Comparision, as directed and rewrite without changing the meaning.

He is not the greatest of all leaders. (Positive)

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (vi) | Page 112

Change the Degree of Comparision, as directed and rewrite without changing the meaning.

This painting is better than any other painting in the palace. (Superlative)

English Workshop | Q 9 | Page 112

Prepare a word chain.

English Workshop | Q 1. (a) | Page 113

Pick out the word that refers to the following:

A musical performance in public.

English Workshop | Q 1. (b) | Page 113

Pick out the word that refers to the following:

A lady who invites and looks after guests.

English Workshop | Q 1. (c) | Page 113

Pick out the word that refers to the following:

A device used to play recorded music.

English Workshop | Q 1. (d) | Page 113

Pick out the word that refers to the following:

One who is poor at deciphering musical notes.

English Workshop | Q 1. (e) | Page 113

Pick out the word that refers to the following:

Boundaries or limits of a field.

English Workshop | Q 11 | Page 113

‘Music is the medicine of the mind’. Narrate an experience that leads to the above conclusion. Write it in your own words, in your notebook.

English Workshop | Q 12 | Page 113

You will come across many famous personalities in the story. Go to the library or search on the internet the following names and write a few lines about the personalities given below.

(a) Albert Einstein 
(b) Johann S. Bach
(c) Bing Crosby
(d) John McCormack

English Workshop | Q 13 | Page 113

Imagine you are the monitor of the class. You are asked to conduct an interview with a famous scientist who is in your city/village. Frame 8 to 10 interview questions with the help of the following points.

(1) Early life and education
(2) Interest for this particular field
(3) Any inspirational incident that occurred in his/her life
(4) Guru or mentor
(5) Inventions and awards
(6) Future plans
(7) Advice/Message to youngsters

English Workshop | Q 14 | Page 113

Divide the class into four groups. Collect pictures or draw images of various musical instruments, of the following categories.

(a) Stringed Instruments (Guitar)

(b) Wind Instruments (Flute)

(c) Percussion Instruments (Tabla)

(d) Solid Metal Instruments (Cymbals)

Paste and decorate pictures on separate sheets of paper. Give proper headings and names. Compile into a file with a cover and suitable file-title.

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Chapter 3: The Night I Met Einstein

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