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Chapter 4: Unbeatable Super Mom-Mary Kom

Warming UpEnglish Workshop
Warming Up [Page 128]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 Unbeatable Super Mom-Mary Kom Warming Up [Page 128]

Warming Up | Q 1 | Page 128

Discuss and find out the jobs which were done only by men in the past but nowadays women too have started doing them.

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

Warming Up | Q 2 | Page 128

Complete the following web of India’s winning medals in the Olympics.

Warming Up | Q 3 | Page 128

The text is about a famous female boxer, Mary Kom, who has brought laurels to our country by winning many national and international boxing championships. Make a list of famous men and women boxers across the world. You can take the help of the internet or your school library to get this information to complete the table.

Name of boxer Gender Country
1. Mary Kom Female India
2.    
3.    
4.    
5.    
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English Workshop [Pages 133 - 136]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 Unbeatable Super Mom-Mary Kom English Workshop [Pages 133 - 136]

English Workshop | Q 1. (a) | Page 133

Choose the correct alternative and underline it.

What is included in the text?

  • story

  • speech

  • interview

  • poem

English Workshop | Q 1. (b) | Page 133

Choose the correct alternative and underline it.

Which State does Mary Kom belong to?

  • Maharashtra

  • Tamil Nadu

  • Kerala

  • Manipur

English Workshop | Q 1. (c) | Page 133

Choose the correct alternative and underline it.

Who inspired Mary Kom and other youngsters in Manipur to choose boxing as a career?

  • Dingko Singh

  • Charles Atkinson

  • Mangte Tonpa Kom

  • Adams

English Workshop | Q 1. (d) | Page 133

Choose the correct alternative and underline it.

What does Mary Kom prefer being called?

  • Super mom

  • Super boxer

  • Super woman

  • Super being

English Workshop | Q 2 | Page 133

Go through the text again and find out the name of cities and their importance in Mary Kom’s life. One is given to you.

  1. Kangthei - Mary Kom’s birth place
  2. _________ - ______________
  3. _________ - ______________
  4. _________ - ______________
English Workshop | Q 3. (a) | Page 133

Go through the text again and complete the following sentence.

Mary Kom helped her parents with ____________________.

English Workshop | Q 3. (b) | Page 133

Go through the text again and complete the following sentence.

The success of Dingko Singh inspired ______________.

English Workshop | Q 3. (c) | Page 133

Go through the text again and complete the following sentence.

Mary Kom made her debut at _________________.

English Workshop | Q 3. (d) | Page 133

Go through the text again and complete the following sentence.

We can get more gold medals if _________________.

English Workshop | Q 3. (e) | Page 133

Go through the text again and complete the following sentence.

Mary Kom was able to increase her weight by ____________.

English Workshop | Q 3. (f) | Page 133

Go through the text again and complete the following sentence.

Mary Kom is good at _________________.

English Workshop | Q 3. (g) | Page 133

Go through the text again and complete the following sentence.

Mary Kom loves to be __________________.

English Workshop | Q 3. (h) | Page 133

Go through the text again and complete the following sentence.

Mary Kom apologised the nation for _____________.

English Workshop | Q 3. (i) | Page 133

Go through the text again and complete the following sentence.

Kom’s parents were ____________ Her father was _________________.

English Workshop | Q 3. (j) | Page 133

Go through the text again and complete the following sentence.

Kom was the first woman boxer to _____________.

English Workshop | Q 4 | Page 133

You will find some Acronyms (short forms) in the text. Go to the library or search the internet to find their full forms. Discuss it with your partner. One is given to you.

  1. OGQ - Olympic Gold Quest
  2. IBN -
  3. MTV -
  4. YPA -
  5. AIBA -
  6. CNN -
English Workshop | Q 5 | Page 134

Fill in the fact file of Mary Kom.

(a) Full name : 

(b) Native of : 

(c) Early life and interests : 

(d) Special sports taken up : 

(e) Inspired by :

(f) Coach :

(g) Early achievements :

(h) International achievements :

(i) Her passion :

(j) Future plans :

English Workshop | Q 6 | Page 134

Glance through the text and find the special qualities of Mary Kom. Complete the web by putting different qualities of Mary Kom in the boxes.

English Workshop | Q 7 | Page 134

‘Super Mom’ refers to an excellent mother. Give three reasons why ‘super’ has been added to the word ‘mom’ as in the title.

1._____________________________________________

2._____________________________________________

3._____________________________________________

English Workshop | Q 8. (a) | Page 134

Answer the following question in your own words.

What makes the writer call Mary Kom ‘a legend’?

English Workshop | Q 8. (b) | Page 134

Answer the following question in your own words.

What prime quality did Mary Kom display during her first attempt in the Olympic games? What was her bad luck?

English Workshop | Q 8. (c) | Page 134

Answer the following question in your own words.

What does Mary Kom suggest, for India to win more Olympic Gold Medals?

English Workshop | Q 9 | Page 134

Rearrange the facts below in their proper order, as per the text.

(a) Mary Kom made her first appearance at the international level.

(b) She sparred with male boxers in Pune.

(c) Mary Kom won the Manipur State’s Women’s Boxing Championship.

(d) She won a bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics.

(e) Mary Kom decided to take up boxing.

English Workshop | Q 10 | Page 134

Mary Kom prepared rigorously to win many championships. Read the text again and make a list of various things done by Kom regarding her preparations.

  • Variety of preparations
  • Diet
  • Focus
English Workshop | Q 11. (a) | Page 135

Make sentences of your own using the following word.

debut

English Workshop | Q 11. (b) | Page 135

Make sentences of your own using the following word.

elation

English Workshop | Q 11. (c) | Page 135

Make sentences of your own using the following word.

sponsor

English Workshop | Q 11. (d) | Page 135

Make sentences of your own using the following word.

reinforced

English Workshop | Q 11. (e) | Page 135

Make sentences of your own using the following word.

humble surroundings

English Workshop | Q 12. (a) | Page 135

Find antonyms of the following word from the text.

Arrogant × _______________.

English Workshop | Q 12. (b) | Page 135

Find antonyms of the following word from the text.

Finally × _____________

English Workshop | Q 12. (c) | Page 135

Find antonyms of the following word from the text.

Depressed × ___________

English Workshop | Q 12. (d) | Page 135

Find antonyms of the following word from the text.

Disqualify × ____________

English Workshop | Q 12. (e) | Page 135

Find antonyms of the following word from the text.

Diffident × _______________

English Workshop | Q 12. (f) | Page 135

Find antonyms of the following word from the text.

Float × _______________

English Workshop | Q 13. (a) | Page 135

Underline the subordinate clause and state their kind.

Enough has been said about this great warrior, who conquered the world. (Subordinate clause)

English Workshop | Q 13. (b) | Page 135

Underline the subordinate clause and state their kind.

The male boxers kindly practiced with me whenever I required them.

English Workshop | Q 13. (c) | Page 135

Underline the subordinate clause and state their kind.

I think that more people should take up sports as a full-time career.

English Workshop | Q 13. (d) | Page 135

Underline the subordinate clause and state their kind.

Do you think nutrition is a neglected area in Indian sports?

English Workshop | Q 13. (e) | Page 135

Underline the subordinate clause and state their kind.

That’s the best thing, that has happened to me.

English Workshop | Q 13. (f) | Page 135

Underline the subordinate clause and state their kind.

India managed just 6 medals in the 2012 Olympics even though we are a nation of 1.3 billion people.

English Workshop | Q 14. (a) | Page 135

Pick out from the lesson the Verb forms of :

(a) qualification: ___________________

(b) negligence: ___________________

(c) company: ___________________

(d) decisions: ___________________

(e) practice: ___________________

(f) birth: ___________________

English Workshop | Q 14. (b) | Page 135

Pick out the Noun forms of :

(a) represent: ___________________

(b) change: _______________

(c) prepare: _______________

(d) achieve: _______________

(e) aware: _______________

(f) succeed: _______________

English Workshop | Q 14. (c) | Page 135

Pick out the Adjective forms of :

(a) favour 

(b) proportion 

(c) finance

(d) nutrition

(e) female

(f) addition

English Workshop | Q 15 | Page 136

Imagine that you are the Captain of your team. A famous cricketer is going to visit your school. You are assigned the task to conduct an interview with that famous cricketer. Frame a set of 10 questions that you will ask the cricketer. Take the help of the points given below.

(a) Early life

(b) Interest in this field

(c) Inspiration

(d) Coaching and guidance

(e) Achievements/ Records

(f) Future plans

(g) Advice to youngsters

English Workshop | Q 16 | Page 136

Write a short paragraph describing the life and work of Mary Kom. Take the help of the points given below. You can take the help of the fact file that you have prepared earlier.

(a) Early life

(b) Training

(c) Achievements

(d) Future Plans

English Workshop | Q 17 | Page 136

‘What men can do, women can do better.’ Divide your class into 2 groups. Let one group offer points ‘For the topic’ and the other, ‘Against the topic.’ Note down the points in your notebooks and expand the points in two separate write-ups, as views and counterviews. Suggest suitable titles for each.

English Workshop | Q 18 | Page 136

Two famous proverbs - ‘Actions speak louder than words’ and ‘Fortune favours the brave’ are best suited to the personality of Mary Kom. Form two groups in the class. Each group should write a paragraph on one proverb with reference to the life and achievements of Mary Kom.

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Chapter 4: Unbeatable Super Mom-Mary Kom

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