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Chapter 1: On To The Summit : We Reach The Top

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Ice Breakers [Page 15]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 On To The Summit : We Reach The Top Ice Breakers [Page 15]

Ice Breakers | Q 1 | Page 15

Discuss with your partner and complete the web of different activities related to climbing.

Ice Breakers | Q 2 | Page 15

There are certain prerequisites for Mountaineering. With reference to the following points, develop a short dialogue between you and your friend about mountaineering.

Ice Breakers | Q 3 | Page 15

Discuss with your partner the various hazards and risks that a mountaineer/ trekker has to face in an expedition.

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Brainstorming [Pages 21 - 24]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 On To The Summit : We Reach The Top Brainstorming [Pages 21 - 24]

Brainstorming | Q (A1) | Page 21

Summarize to the class in your own words the highly risky and dangerous journey of Tenzing and Hillary from the base to the top of Mt. Everest.

Brainstorming | Q (A2) (i) | Page 21

Complete the web highlighting the feelings/emotions of Tenzing after reaching the summit.

Brainstorming | Q (A2) (ii) | Page 21

Glance through the text again and explain the qualities of Tenzing Norgay. Pick lines that show his unique qualities. One is done for you.

Sr No. Qualities Lines
1. Patriotic I told Colonel Hunt that I was carrying the Indian flag with me and I would like it to be on the top with other flags.

2.

   
3.    
4.    
Brainstorming | Q (A2) (iii) (i) | Page 21

Write down the significance of the following in the context of 'On to the Summit': Red Scarf.

Brainstorming | Q (A2) (iii) (ii) | Page 21

Write down the significance of the following in the context of 'On to the Summit': husiar.

Brainstorming | Q (A2) (iii) (iii) | Page 21

Write down the significance of the following in the context of 'On to the Summit': Kerosene flavoured tea.

Brainstorming | Q (A2) (iii) (iv) | Page 21

Write down the significance of the following in the context of 'On to the Summit': Ice axe.

Brainstorming | Q (A2) (iii) (v) | Page 21

Write down the significance of the following in the context of 'On to the Summit': Anchor.

Brainstorming | Q (A3) (i) | Page 21

Add suitable suffixes (-tion,- ly, -ment, -ous) and prefixes (un, il, im) to the words given below. One is done for you.

Sr. No Word Prefix Suffix
1. absolute _______________ absolutely
2. fulfill    
3. determine    
4. danger    
5. tight    
6. clear    
7. sure    
8. legal    
9. legitimate    
10. possible    
Brainstorming | Q (A3) (ii) | Page 22

By filling appropriate letters in the blank spaces, you will get a past participle from it. Use the word as an adjective in your own sentence. One is done for you.

(a) s _ _ n _ d
Word- signed. The advocate took all the signed documents to the court.

(b) p_ _ z _ d

(c) f_ _ t_ e n e_

(d) b _ i _ e_

Brainstorming | Q (A3) (iii) (a) | Page 22

Spot the error. One is done for you.

I was not afraid to die that day.

Correct Sentence- I was not afraid to die that day.

Tenzing and Hillary made an pact at the office of the PM of Nepal.

Brainstorming | Q (A3) (iii) (b) | Page 22

Spot the error. One is done for you.

I was not afraid to die that day.

Correct Sentence- I was not afraid to die that day.

I has to bring my ice axe down with me.

Brainstorming | Q (A3) (iii) (c) | Page 22

Spot the error. One is done for you.

I was not afraid to die that day.

Correct Sentence- I was not afraid to die that day.

Tenzing have spent a night with Camp Eight.

Brainstorming | Q (A3) (iii) (d) | Page 22

Spot the error. One is done for you.

I was not afraid to die that day.

Correct Sentence- I was not afraid to die that day.

Pact was signed from Tenzing and Hillary.

Brainstorming | Q (A3) (iii) (5) | Page 22

Spot the error. One is done for you.

I was not afraid to die that day.

Correct Sentence- I was not afraid to die that day.

I and Hillary were in no mood of talking.

Brainstorming | Q (A4) (a) | Page 22

When Tenzing and Hillary reached the summit, Tenzing in utter joy said, “We have done it.” In this sentence, the subject (we) is the doer of the action while (achieving the feat) is the subject. The verb of passive voice is formed by using the correct form of the verb ‘to be’ + past participle of the main verb. Construct the sentence accordingly.

Now carefully go through the changes in both the sentences and do the changes accordingly in the remaining sentence.

  • We have done it.
    It has been done by us.

We made a pact.

Brainstorming | Q (A4) (b) | Page 22

When Tenzing and Hillary reached the summit, Tenzing in utter joy said, “We have done it.” In this sentence, the subject (we) is the doer of the action while (achieving the feat) is the subject. The verb of passive voice is formed by using the correct form of the verb ‘to be’ + past participle of the main verb. Construct the sentence accordingly.

Now carefully go through the changes in both the sentences and do the changes accordingly in the remaining sentence.

  • We have done it.
    It has been done by us.

I offered the silent prayer in my heart.

Brainstorming | Q (A4) (c) | Page 22

When Tenzing and Hillary reached the summit, Tenzing in utter joy said, “We have done it.” In this sentence, the subject (we) is the doer of the action while (achieving the feat) is the subject. The verb of passive voice is formed by using the correct form of the verb ‘to be’ + past participle of the main verb. Construct the sentence accordingly.

Now carefully go through the changes in both the sentences and do the changes accordingly in the remaining sentence.

  • We have done it.
    It has been done by us.

Colonel Hunt gave me three flags.

Brainstorming | Q (A4) (d) | Page 22

When Tenzing and Hillary reached the summit, Tenzing in utter joy said, “We have done it.” In this sentence, the subject (we) is the doer of the action while (achieving the feat) is the subject. The verb of passive voice is formed by using the correct form of the verb ‘to be’ + past participle of the main verb. Construct the sentence accordingly.

Now carefully go through the changes in both the sentences and do the changes accordingly in the remaining sentence.

  • We have done it.
    It has been done by us.

I was carrying the Indian flag.

Brainstorming | Q (A4) (e) | Page 22

When Tenzing and Hillary reached the summit, Tenzing in utter joy said, “We have done it.” In this sentence, the subject (we) is the doer of the action while (achieving the feat) is the subject. The verb of passive voice is formed by using the correct form of the verb ‘to be’ + past participle of the main verb. Construct the sentence accordingly.

Now carefully go through the changes in both the sentences and do the changes accordingly in the remaining sentence.

  • We have done it.
    It has been done by us.

I took photographs of Tenzing holding aloft the flags.

Brainstorming | Q (A4) (f) | Page 22

When Tenzing and Hillary reached the summit, Tenzing in utter joy said, “We have done it.” In this sentence, the subject (we) is the doer of the action while (achieving the feat) is the subject. The verb of passive voice is formed by using the correct form of the verb ‘to be’ + past participle of the main verb. Construct the sentence accordingly.

Now carefully go through the changes in both the sentences and do the changes accordingly in the remaining sentence.

  • We have done it.
    It has been done by us.

I remembered him.

Brainstorming | Q (A4) (g) | Page 22

When Tenzing and Hillary reached the summit, Tenzing in utter joy said, “We have done it.” In this sentence, the subject (we) is the doer of the action while (achieving the feat) is the subject. The verb of passive voice is formed by using the correct form of the verb ‘to be’ + past participle of the main verb. Construct the sentence accordingly.

Now carefully go through the changes in both the sentences and do the changes accordingly in the remaining sentence.

  • We have done it.
    It has been done by us.

We spent the night at Camp Eight.

Brainstorming | Q (A5) (i) | Page 22

After reading the text one can easily understand that there is a lot of risks involved in mountaineering. Write in short about any adventure sport that you like and the risk involved in it.

Brainstorming | Q (A5) (ii) | Page 23

Give your opinion: Whether we should or should not participate in adventure sports because __________________.

Brainstorming | Q (A6) (i) | Page 23

Tenzing and Hillary created history by reaching the summit of Mt. Everest. There are many mountains in Maharashtra where one can fancy his or her chances of climbing them. Imagine that you have climbed a mountain and are immensely thrilled and excited. Write a letter to your friend about it.

Brainstorming | Q (A6) (ii) | Page 23

You are the college representative and your Principal has assigned you the task of writing a letter to the Divisional Officer, Satpuda Mountain Ranges, Nagpur, seeking permission for the mountaineering expedition to be organized by your college.

Brainstorming | Q (A6) (iii) | Page 23

Convert the letter into an e-mail format.

Name
Address ] Sender
Date
Receiver's designation
Address
Salutation

Subject:

Respected Sir/Madam,

Introductory paragraph (purpose)

_____________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________

Main body (information/explanation/elaboration)

_____________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________

Concluding paragraph (opinion/request)

_____________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________

Complimentary close

_____________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________

Signature

_____________________________________________________

List of enclosures

_________________

_________________

_________________

Brainstorming | Q (A7) | Page 24

Go to your college library or surf the internet for names of various mountaineers who have successfully climbed Mt. Everest. Write in your notebook about their struggles, the interesting anecdotes they have shared, their failures, and the message that we get from their lives. Submit them to your teacher.

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Comparisons [Page 24]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 On To The Summit : We Reach The Top Comparisons [Page 24]

Comparisons | Q 1.1 | Page 24

Look at the sentences given below. Find out which one is correct. If the sentence is wrong give reasons.

  • Sunita is the quieter of four sisters.

  • Sunita is the quietest of the four sisters.

Comparisons | Q 1.2 | Page 24

Look at the sentences given below. Find out which one is correct. If the sentence is wrong give reasons.

  • Anil’s computer is more new than mine.

  • Anil’s computer is newer than mine.

Comparisons | Q 1.3 | Page 24

Look at the sentences given below. Find out which one is correct. If the sentence is wrong give reasons.

  • I have the wonderfullest of mother in the world.

  • I have the most wonderful mother in the world.

Comparisons | Q 1.4 | Page 24

Look at the sentences given below. Find out which one is correct. If the sentence is wrong give reasons.

  • Aditi is more carefuller than Mary.

  • Aditi is more careful than Mary.

Comparisons | Q 2.1 | Page 24

When we compare two nouns, we use comparative adjectives. When we compare more than two nouns, we use superlative adjectives.

For Example. –

a. Milind is taller than John.
b. Zakir is the tallest of the three brothers.

Look at the following sentence and observe the changes in the sentence. Discuss the changes and note your responses:

Atul is not as bright as Milind in studies.

Comparisons | Q 2.2 | Page 24

When we compare two nouns, we use comparative adjectives. When we compare more than two nouns, we use superlative adjectives.

For Example. –

a. Milind is taller than John.
b. Zakir is the tallest of the three brothers.

Look at the following sentence and observe the changes in the sentence. Discuss the changes and note your responses:

The dining room is brighter than the kitchen.

Comparisons | Q 2.3 | Page 24

When we compare two nouns, we use comparative adjectives. When we compare more than two nouns, we use superlative adjectives.

For Example. –

a. Milind is taller than John.
b. Zakir is the tallest of the three brothers.

Look at the following sentence and observe the changes in the sentence. Discuss the changes and note your responses:

Anne is the brightest girl in class.

Comparisons | Q 3 | Page 24

Make a list of adjectives in three different forms of comparison. Use different texts to find these.

Comparisons | Q (a) | Page 24

Fill in the blank with comparative, superlative, and positive forms of the correct adjective in the bracket.

You are very naughty. You are _____________ your brother (clever).

Comparisons | Q (b) | Page 24

Fill in the blank with comparative, superlative, and positive forms of the correct adjective in the bracket.

The tiger is the _____________ animal in the zoo (dangerous).

Comparisons | Q (c) | Page 24

Fill in the blank with comparative, superlative, and positive forms of the correct adjective in the bracket.

This is _____________ a road in town. (busy)

Comparisons | Q (d) | Page 24

Fill in the blank with comparative, superlative, and positive forms of the correct adjective in the bracket.

My new house is ______________ the one I used to live in. (big)

Comparisons | Q (e) | Page 24

Fill in the blank with comparative, superlative, and positive forms of the correct adjective in the bracket.

He is the _______________ boy in class. (forgetful)

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Chapter 1: On To The Summit : We Reach The Top

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