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Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board chapter 4 - Bholi [Latest edition]

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Chapter 4: Bholi

Warming up!English WorkshopLanguage Study
Warming up! [Page 130]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 Bholi Warming up! [Page 130]

Chit-Chat

Warming up! | Q 1 | Page 130

Various social evils that exist in

  • big cities 
  • small towns
  • villages.
Warming up! | Q 2 | Page 130

Very few youngsters like to take up social work as a career. Discuss reasons why they do not take it up seriously.

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Warming up! [Page 130]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 Bholi Warming up! [Page 130]

Warming up! | Q 1 | Page 130

Adjectives and some Adverbs can be used in three degrees of comparison.
Positive - For example, cold, tall, heavy, fast, beautiful, little
Comparative - For example, colder, taller, heavier, faster, more beautiful, less
Superlative - For example, coldest, tallest, heaviest, fastest, most beautiful, least

Fill in the Table

  Positive Comparative Superlative
1. simple ____________ ____________
2. ____________ prettier ____________
3. ____________ ____________ deepest
4. intelligent ____________ ____________
5. ____________ better ____________
6. ____________ ____________ most affectionate
7. young ____________ ____________
8. ____________ nearer ____________
9. ____________ ____________ quickest
10. ____________ ____________ most
Warming up! | Q 2 | Page 130

Pick out Hindi words used in the story written in English. Give their English alternative.

  1. Bholi-simpleton
  2. __________________
  3. __________________
  4. __________________
  5. __________________
Warming up! | Q 3 | Page 130

Write three advantages and three drawbacks for each of the following.

  Advantages Drawbacks
City Life

1.

2.

3.

1.

2.

3.

Village Life

1.

2.

3.

1.

2.

3.

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English Workshop [Pages 138 - 140]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 Bholi English Workshop [Pages 138 - 140]

Complete the following sentences using the words given in the brackets.

English Workshop | Q 1.(a) | Page 138

After the accident, Juhi’s face was ____________.

  • contemplating

  • humiliate

  • scurried

  • disfigured

  • envious

  • contemptible

  • matted

  • startled

English Workshop | Q 1.(b) | Page 138

It took a long time to straighten the ____________ bundle of wool.

  • contemplating

  • humiliate

  • scurried

  • disfigured

  • envious

  • contemptible

  • matted

  • startled

English Workshop | Q 1.(c) | Page 138

After class, students ____________ out for their lunch- break.

  • contemplating

  • humiliate

  • scurried

  • disfigured

  • envious

  • contemptible

  • matted

  • startled

English Workshop | Q 1.(d) | Page 138

One should never ____________ the disabled people.

  • contemplating

  • humiliate

  • scurried

  • disfigured

  • envious

  • contemptible

  • matted

  • startled

English Workshop | Q 1.(e) | Page 138

Nutan was __________________ of her sister, who won the ‘Best Singer’ award.

  • contemplating

  • humiliate

  • scurried

  • disfigured

  • envious

  • contemptible

  • matted

  • startled

English Workshop | Q 1.(f) | Page 138

Corruption is a ____________ act.

  • contemplating

  • humiliate

  • scurried

  • disfigured

  • envious

  • contemptible

  • matted

  • startled

English Workshop | Q 1.(g) | Page 138

We are ____________ seriously about buying a new apartment.

  • contemplating

  • humiliate

  • scurried

  • disfigured

  • envious

  • contemptible

  • matted

  • startled

English Workshop | Q 1.(h) | Page 138

I was ____________ to see a snake in my room.

  • contemplating

  • humiliate

  • scurried

  • disfigured

  • envious

  • contemptible

  • matted

  • startled

English Workshop | Q 2 | Page 138

The story focusses on some social problems and evil practices that are prevailing in the society. Read the text carefully and make a list of all social problems and evil practices. Discuss in the class to find some solutions to these problems. One is done for you.

Social problems and evil practices Probable Solutions
1. Discrimination between a boy child and a girl child. 1. Both must be treated equal at family, school, and society levels
2. 2.
3. 3.
4. 4.
English Workshop | Q 3 | Page 139

Fill in the boxes with proper letters so as to find various characters in the story by their specialities. One is done for you.

a. 

N u m b e r d a

r

b.

T     c        

c.

    h       d    

d.

    a d               s

e. 

  a   h    

f. 

  e     h       r
English Workshop | Q 4 | Page 139

Glance through the story again and describe Bholi’s character before and after her meeting with the teacher. Complete the table and then write two paragraphs describing the change seen in her character. One is done for you.

Before After
1. She was called simpleton, children made fun of her and mimicked her. 1. She became confident and was able to utter her name.
2. 2.
3. 3.
4. 4.
English Workshop | Q 5 | Page 139

Find synonyms from the story for the following words.

  • humiliate
  • repair
  • attracted
  • surely
  • fortunate
  • contentment
English Workshop | Q 6 | Page 139

Expand the proverb in about 12 to 15 lines, ‘Where there is a will, there is a way.’

Steps:

  1. Explanation of the proverb in simple words.
  2. Examples/Experiences to prove the proverbs.
  3. Conclusion
English Workshop | Q 7 | Page 140

Read the extract beginning from -
“Her name was Sulekha..... find bridegrooms for them.” Narrate this extract in short, making Sulekha (Bholi) the narrator. Write it in your notebook. Begin with “I was named Sulekha __________________ ”

English Workshop | Q 8 | Page 140

Interview

Prepare a set of 10-12 questions that you would ask at an interview of a person who has strongly acted against social injustice and has achieved success inspite of a long struggle against so many odds in his/her life. Write them down in your notebook.

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Language Study [Page 140]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 Bholi Language Study [Page 140]

Language Study | Q 1.(a) | Page 140

Rewrite the following in Indirect speech. Do it in your notebook.

“Put the fear out of your heart and you will be able to speak like everyone else”. Bholi looked up as if to ask, “Really?”

Language Study | Q 1.(b) | Page 140

Rewrite the following in Indirect speech. Do it in your notebook.

“Yes, certainly,” his wife said, “Bholi will be lucky to get such a well-to-do bridgeroom.”

Language Study | Q 1.(c) | Page 140

Rewrite the following in Indirect speech. Do it in your notebook.

“What will that witless one say? She is like a dumb cow.” May be you are right.” muttered Ramlal.

Language Study | Q 1.(d) | Page 140

Rewrite the following in Indirect speech. Do it in your notebook.

“Be a little considerate, please. If you go back, I can never show my face in the village.” “Then out with five thousand.”

Language Study | Q 1.(e) | Page 140

Rewrite the following in Indirect speech. Do it in your notebook.

“Pitaji”, Take back your money, I am not going to marry this man.” “Bholi, are you crazy?” shouted Ramlal.

Language Study | Q 2.(a) | Page 140

Rewrite the sentence given below as per the given Degree of Comparison without change of meaning.

You are not as young as she is. (Comparative Degree)

Language Study | Q 2.(b) | Page 140

Rewrite the sentence given below as per the given Degree of Comparison without change of meaning.

His fourth daughter’s wedding was the grandest of all. (Positive)

Language Study | Q 2.(c) | Page 140

Rewrite the sentence given below as per the given Degree of Comparison without change of meaning.

Bholi was younger than all his other daughters. (Superlative)

Language Study | Q 3.(a) | Page 140

Correct the error in the following sentence. Focus on verb and subject.

All children, except Bholi, was healthy and strong.

Language Study | Q 3.(b) | Page 140

Correct the error in the following sentence. Focus on verb and subject.

Since childhood, everyone will have calling her Bholi.

Language Study | Q 3.(c) | Page 140

Correct the error in the following sentence. Focus on verb and subject.

If girls goes to school, who will marry them?

Language Study | Q 3.(d) | Page 140

Correct the error in the following sentence. Focus on verb and subject.

New clothes was never made for Bholi.

Language Study | Q 3.(e) | Page 140

Correct the error in the following sentence. Focus on verb and subject.

The garland were flung into the fire.

Language Study | Q 3.(f) | Page 140

Correct the error in the following sentence. Focus on verb and subject.

Do you wants to hear more?

Language Study | Q 3.(g) | Page 140

Correct the error in the following sentence. Focus on verb and subject.

Aren’t that right?

Language Study | Q 3.(h) | Page 140

Correct the error in the following sentence. Focus on verb and subject.

I will teaches in the same school.

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Chapter 4: Bholi

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