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Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board chapter 4 - The Luncheon [Latest edition]

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Chapter 4: The Luncheon

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Warming Up [Page 150]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 The Luncheon Warming Up [Page 150]

Warming Up | Q 1.a) | Page 150

Talk with your partner and discuss the following question:

Have you ever been invited to lunch, at any hotel, by your friend?

Warming Up | Q 1.b) | Page 150

Talk with your partner and discuss the following question:

What was the occasion?

Warming Up | Q 1.c) | Page 150

Talk with your partner and discuss the following question:

Did you enjoy the lunch? Why?

Warming Up | Q 2 | Page 150

Discuss in pairs:

People with foibles are often not conscious of them. Do you agree or disagree? Why?

Warming Up | Q 3 | Page 150

As you know, every country has its own currency. Find out the currency of at least 6 countries along with their current exchange rate in India, with the help of the internet. One is done for you.

For example, Switzerland: franc; 1 franc = 66.73 INR

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English Workshop [Pages 154 - 156]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 The Luncheon English Workshop [Pages 154 - 156]

English Workshop | Q 1.a) | Page 154

Choose the correct option from the bracket and fill in the blank given below.

(addressed, luncheon, generously, unwise, insist)

The chief guest____________ the students.

English Workshop | Q 1.b) | Page 154

Choose the correct option from the bracket and fill in the blank given below.

(addressed, luncheon, generously, unwise, insist)

The crow was____________ to sing.

English Workshop | Q 1.c) | Page 154

Choose the correct option from the bracket and fill in the blanks given below.

(addressed, luncheon, generously, unwise, insist)

I invited my relatives to ____________

English Workshop | Q 1.d) | Page 154

Choose the correct option from the bracket and fill in the blanks given below.

(addressed, luncheon, generously, unwise, insist)

Parents always____________ on children to be allrounders.

English Workshop | Q 1.e) | Page 154

Choose the correct option from the bracket and fill in the blank given below.

(addressed, luncheon, generously, unwise, insist)

The king decided to donate his wealth among his subjects____________.

English Workshop | Q 2 | Page 154

Go through the story again and find out various instances which create humor in ‘The Luncheon’. Complete the table by picking up various humorous instances and the particular line from the story. One is done for you.

Humorous Instance Line from the story
l The woman is a voracious eater ‘‘ Follow my example, and never eat more than one thing for luncheon.’’
English Workshop | Q 3 | Page 154

Who said these words/sentences? Under what circumstances?

Words/Sentences Who said? Under what circumstances?
I never eat anything for luncheon.    
It’s many years since we first met.    
Are you still hungry?    
I don’t believe in overloading my stomach.    
I’ll eat nothing for dinner tonight    
English Workshop | Q 4.a) | Page 155

Answer in your own word.

Although the author was not a vindictive man, he was very happy to see her weigh twenty-one stone and had finally had his revenge. What makes him say this? Explain.

English Workshop | Q 4.b) | Page 155

Answer in your own word.

There are quite a few places where the author uses the expressions ‘My heart sank, panic seized’ etc. What was the reason for this? Explain.

English Workshop | Q 4.c) | Page 155

Answer in your own word.

What are the instances which create humour in “The Luncheon”?

English Workshop | Q 4.d) | Page 155

Answer in your own word.

Describe the use of irony and humour in “The Luncheon”.

English Workshop | Q 5 | Page 155

Pick out the words and phrases in the story that indicates that the author was not financially well off. One is done for you.

Words not afford      
Phrases beyond my means      
English Workshop | Q 6 | Page 155

After reading the story, but the following events into the correct order :

(a) She gave me her last kind of advice on how to improve my eating habits.

(b) I met her in the theatre after many years and I could hardly recognize her.

(c) Twenty years ago, I lived in Paris and earned just enough money to get by.

(d) I was really scared what could happen when I would pay the bill.

(e) “I never eat anything for luncheon.”

(f) I ordered a mutton chop for myself.

(g) She had read a book of mine. (h) She ordered asparagus.

(i) She suggested him to invite her to a famous and expensive restaurant.

(j) I didn’t have dinner for the rest of the month.

English Workshop | Q 7 | Page 155

Irony is the expression of meaning through the use of language signifying the opposite. Describe the use of irony in ‘The Luncheon’. Pick the sentences from the story that are examples of irony. Fill in the table ‘A’ the general direct meaning while in table ‘B’ its hidden meaning or the opposite meaning intended by the speaker. One is done for you.

Sentence Direct meaning Hidden meaning
If I cut out coffee for the next two days, to stop drinking coffee to stop spending money in order to save money for some purpose.
English Workshop | Q 8.1 | Page 155

Fill in the blank a word or a phrase given in the brackets in their appropriate form.

“I never____________ my stomach”, she said

  • startle

  • catch sight of

  • overload

  • water

  • pass

English Workshop | Q 8.2 | Page 155

Fill in the blank a word or a phrase given in the brackets in their appropriate form.

I was____________ when the menu was brought.

  • startle

  • catch sight of

  • overload

  • water

  • pass

English Workshop | Q 8.3 | Page 155

Fill in the blank a word or a phrase given in the brackets in their appropriate form.

The author____________ the guest at the play.

  • startle

  • catch sight of

  • overload

  • water

  • pass

English Workshop | Q 8.4 | Page 155

Fill in the blank a word or a phrase given in the brackets in their appropriate form.

I had seen asparagus in the shops, my mouth often____________ at the sight of them.

  • startle

  • catch sight of

  • overload

  • water

  • pass

English Workshop | Q 8.5 | Page 155

Fill in the blank a word or a phrase given in the brackets in their appropriate form.

The author’s guest was____________ through Paris.

  • startle

  • catch sight of

  • overload

  • water

  • pass

English Workshop | Q 9.1 | Page 156

Use appropriate article.

I have just had ____________snack.

English Workshop | Q 9.2 | Page 156

Use appropriate article.

I have____________ cup of coffee in the morning

English Workshop | Q 9.3 | Page 156

Use appropriate article.

I want just___________ ice cream and coffee.

English Workshop | Q 9.4 | Page 156

Use appropriate article.

Author and his guest gave____________ order and then waited for asparagus to be cooked.

English Workshop | Q 10 | Page 156

Classify the following words in the given table appropriately.
(modest, luncheon, generously, rank, restaurant, appearance, large, expensive, watch, coffee, brought, afford, practical, apartment, moment, brightly, started, thoroughly)

Noun Verb Adjective Adverb
       
English Workshop | Q 11.1 | Page 156

Study the different use of ‘could’. Identify what it indicate.

Lack of rain could cause draught.

  • possibility

  • condition

English Workshop | Q 11.2 | Page 156

Study the different use of ‘could’. Identify what it indicate.

Abhi could perform well in his school days.

  • suggestion

  • past ability

English Workshop | Q 11.3 | Page 156

Study the different uses of ‘could’. Identify what it indicate.

Instead of playing computer games you could play real games with friends.

  • past ability

  • suggestion

English Workshop | Q 11.4 | Page 156

Study the different use of ‘could’. Identify what it indicate.

Could I use your computer for surfing net?

  • possibility

  • request

English Workshop | Q 11.5 | Page 156

Study the different use of ‘could’. Identify what it indicate.

We could go on an excursion, if we didn’t have exam.

  • suggestion

  • condition

English Workshop | Q 12 | Page 156

Fill in the gaps with appropriate Prepositions to make the passage meaningful.

I waited ____________the airport ____________ Atlanta. My old school-mate was going to arrive____________ New Airlines____________ Mumbai, ____________ 21st____________ March ____________ the year 2018. We had not met ____________40 years ____________ 1978. She was going to stay ____________ a week____________ me____________  Atlanta ____________21st ____________ 27th March, 2018.

My joy knew no bounds, when I saw her ____________ 40 years. ____________ home, I introduced her____________ my family. Then I took her____________ a big mall ____________ shopping. It was just ____________ my house. We went ____________the street and climbed ____________using the elevator,____________ the staircase.

English Workshop | Q 13 | Page 156

On the occasion of Diwali, write a letter to your friend to invite him/her to celebrate the festival in an innovative way. Use the following hints.
time and place, other friends are also invited, the special dish is prepared, post-lunch fun programmes, innovative activity

English Workshop | Q 14 | Page 156

Further reading :

  1.  “The Phantom Luncheon” by Saki.
  2. “The Ant and the Grasshopper” by William Somerset Maugham. Form 4 groups of the class. Every group will visit the school’s library or use the internet to read both the creations of Saki and W. S. Maugham. After reading them, every group will summarise both the creations and later read out in the class.
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Chapter 4: The Luncheon

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