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Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board chapter 2 - The Twins [Latest edition]

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Chapter 2: The Twins

Warming Up!English Workshop
Warming Up! [Page 57]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 2 The Twins Warming Up! [Page 57]

Chit-Chat

Warming Up! | Q 1 | Page 57

Two babies born at the same time are called twins. Guess and share who are:

  1. triplets
  2. quadraplets
  3. quintiplets
Warming Up! | Q 2 | Page 57

Imagine you had an identical twin (brother or sister). Imagine and share with your classmates what pranks you two would play on your friends, elders in the family, and even in school.

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Warming Up! [Page 57]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 2 The Twins Warming Up! [Page 57]

Warming Up! | Q 1 | Page 57

Insert the proper words from the bracket to form collocations.

(a) afford (b) time (c) defeat (d) clothes (e) owners (f) necessary (g) role (h) interview (i) morning (j) cold.

  1. absolutely ____________
  2. cannot __________________
  3. formal __________________
  4. job __________________
  5. pass __________________
  6.  accept __________________
  7. early __________________
  8. catch a __________________
  9. leading __________________
  10. joint __________________
Warming Up! | Q 2.(a) | Page 57

Complete the following example of Hyperbole using words from the bracket below.

She wept____________of tears.

  • horse

  • lion

  • death

  • an ocean

  • ton

  • second

  • help

Warming Up! | Q 2.(b) | Page 57

Complete the following example of Hyperbole using words from the bracket below.

The hungry man ate a ____________ of food.

  • horse

  • lion

  • death

  • an ocean

  • ton

  • second

  • help

Warming Up! | Q 2.(c) | Page 57

Complete the following examples of Hyperbole using words from the bracket below.

He runs faster than a ____________.

  • horse

  • lion

  • death

  • an ocean

  • ton

  • second

  • help

Warming Up! | Q 2.(4) | Page 57

Complete the following example of Hyperbole using words from the bracket below.

Brrrr..! I am freezing to ____________.

  • horse

  • lion

  • death

  • an ocean

  • ton

  • second

  • help

Warming Up! | Q 2.(e) | Page 57

Complete the following example of Hyperbole using words from the bracket below.

I shall come over in just a ____________

  • horse

  • lion

  • death

  • an ocean

  • ton

  • second

  • help

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English Workshop [Pages 59 - 60]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 2 The Twins English Workshop [Pages 59 - 60]

English Workshop | Q 1 | Page 59

Rewrite putting the mistakes in the speaker’s life, in their proper order.

  1. The speaker got beaten-up, often, at school.
  2. The speaker’s bride became his brother’s wife.
  3. The speaker desparately asked for guidance. 
  4. No one in the family could distinguish between the twin- babies.
  5. At the naming ceremony, wrong names were given to the two twin brothers.
  6. Even in death, the twins were not spared during burial.
English Workshop | Q 2 | Page 59

Pick out four situations in the lives of the twins, which are too absurd and senseless to believe.

  1. ____________
  2. ____________
  3. ____________
  4. ____________
English Workshop | Q 3.(A) | Page 59

Complete the web diagram.

English Workshop | Q 3.(B) | Page 59

Write any two lines from the poem, that you find most humorous.

  1. __________________
  2. __________________
English Workshop | Q 4 | Page 60

Pick out lines that contain:

Alliteration

English Workshop | Q 4 | Page 60

Pick out lines that contain:

Pun

English Workshop | Q 4 | Page 60

Pick out lines that contain:

Hyperbole

English Workshop | Q 5 | Page 60

Pick out from the poem sets of words that generally go together.

Example: kith and kin

  1. ____________
  2. ____________
  3. ____________
  4. ____________
English Workshop | Q 6 | Page 60

Write in your notebook, the summary of this poem in about 15 to 20 lines in your own words. You can suggest another humourous title.

English Workshop | Q 7 | Page 60

Write an Appreciation of the poem with reference to all the points mentioned below.

  1. Title
  2. Poet
  3. Rhyme Scheme
  4. Figures of Speech
  5. Theme/Central Idea (2 to 3 lines)
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Chapter 2: The Twins

Warming Up!English Workshop
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Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board chapter 2 - The Twins

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Concepts covered in English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board chapter 2 The Twins are Speaking Skill [10th Standard], Reading Skill [10th Standard], Writing Skill [10th Standard], Grammar [10th Standard], Listening Skill [10th Standard], Vocabulary [10th Standard].

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