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Chapter 5: The Emerald Islands

Chapter 5: The Emerald Islands solutions [Pages 181 - 190]

Q 1 | Page 181

Articles are often divided into parts to help the reader. Given below are the subheadings of the eight paragraphs given in a jumbled order. Match the paragraphs with the subheadings.

  1. Southern paradise.
  2. Life of harmony.
  3. Showcasing the culture and spirit of A&N.
  4. Links with freedom struggle.
  5. Sea sports, farms and temples.
  6. Indigenous population and settlers.
  7. Flora and fauna.
  8. Get to know the Emerald Islands.
Q 2 | Page 182

When people are not very familiar with a language, they will sometimes explain words by paraphrasing them. Match the words in the box to the paraphrases below. Check in the dictionary if you are not sure. 

  1. It’s a tropical tree, found near water, whose twisted roots grow partly above ground.
  2. It refers to the shape of an area of land, including its hills, valleys etc.
  3. It is an area of sea in which there are many small islands.
  4. It is a group of similar things that are close together.
  5. It is to describe the course of a river, coast line or path that turns a lot.
  6. This is to exist in an unpleasant or unwanted situation.
  7. They are all the animals that live wild in a particular area.
  8. It is an activity that involves swimming underwater using a breathing device.
  9. A type of prison, which is often in a place far away from other people.
  10. This is a person or living thing that has existed in a country or continent since the earliest time known to people.
Q 3 | Page 183

On the basis of your reading of the passage complete the “Mindmap” given below :

Q 4 | Page 184

Dr. Varun is a tourist on a visit to the awesome Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Maiguru is his tour guide. Dr. Varun wishes to know about the history and social life of the Islands and the best places to visit during his trip. Based on the “Mindmap” you have prepared, write and act out a short dialogue between them. You can choose a partner for this activity. 

Q 5 | Page 184

Overawed by the beauty of the Islands, Dr. Varun writes an e-mail to his sister Ishita who promptly responds. Draft this exchange of e-mails between them. 

 

Q 6 | Page 184

Imagine that Class X of your school is planning a trip to Andaman and Nicobar Islands from 25th Dec to 01st Jan. Based on your reading of the text and your imagination complete the following itinerary :

25th Dec : fly from the nearest airport. to Port Blair

26th Dec : (morning) : ………………
(afternoon) : ………………
(evening) : Sound and Light Show at Cellular Jail

27th Dec : (morning) : take bus to National Park at Wandoor
(afternoon) : ………………
(evening) : enjoy local cuisine at hotel

28th Dec : (morning) : visit the Chidiya Tapu to observe the magnificent birds
(afternoon) : ………………
(evening)

29th Dec : (morning) ………………
(afternoon) : free to explore local market
(evening) : ………………

30th Dec : (morning) ………………
(afternoon): Island Tourism Festival
(evening) : ………………

31st Dec : (morning) : relaxed Breakfast at hotel
(afternoon) : ………………
(evening) : cultural evening at hotel to celebrate New Year Eve

1st Jan : (morning) : by bus to Katchal for
(afternoon) : transfer to Airport to reach home destination

Q 7 | Page 184

Prepare a similar brochure for the Andaman and Nicobar islands. Besides using the information from the passage given in this section (C. 1), you will have to gather more information about the history, mode of travel, accommodation etc. Work ingroups of 4-5 to prepare the brochure. Please keep in mind the following attributes of a brochure :

  • Introduction
  • Local Attractions
  • General Information
  • Sightseeing
  • How to Reach
  • Cuisine
  • Accommodation
  • Shopping
  • Intercity Travel
  • Appropriate closing sentence
Q 8 | Page 190

Listen carefully to Harsh Misra’s vacation plans and fill in the blanks with exact information :

HARSH! MISRA'S VACATION PLAN

• Travel from .................. To ......................... 

• Stopover at  .......................................

• Visit during ........................... season  .

• Will visit ............................ .

• It is located  .....................  away from the town. 

• Being the ................... peak. it offers  .............. view of the town.

• Coffee House serves the original .......................... picked from the plantations.

• Next halt .....................

• Temple trail would include visits to the ......................... , ..................   and ..................................... 

 

 

Q 9 | Page 190

Punctuate the passage given below using capital letters wherever necessary.

on a spring evening some years ago while living in mumbai i decided to take in a musical where i heard lakshya kumar sing for the first time i was enthralled i believed i had discovered the next kishore kumar yet disappointed by the sparse audience i decided to write an article to help promote him struggling to contain my excitement the next day i phoned the theatre where he was performing and unabashedly acted like a professional writer may I speak with lakshya kumar please just one moment replied the person at the other end hello this is lakshya kumar answered a deep voice at the other end who is speaking my trembling hands dropped the receiver and I seemed to have lost my voice I heard the phone being disconnected at the other end what an end to my grand plans.

Chapter 5: The Emerald Islands

CBSE English Course Communicative: Main Course Book Interact in English - Class 10

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