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NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Core Course) - Hornbill chapter 5 - The Ailing Planet: the Green Movement’s Role [Latest edition]

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Chapter 5: The Ailing Planet: the Green Movement’s Role

ExerciseUnderstanding the textTalking about the textThinking About LanguageWorking with wordsThings to do
Exercise [Page 43]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Core Course) - Hornbill Chapter 5 The Ailing Planet: the Green Movement’s Role Exercise [Page 43]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 43

Notice these expressions in the text. Infer their meaning from the context.

  • a holistic and ecological view 

  • inter alia

  • sustainable development 

  • decimated

  • languish 

  • catastrophic depletion

  • ignominious darkness 

  • transcending concern

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Understanding the text [Page 47]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Core Course) - Hornbill Chapter 5 The Ailing Planet: the Green Movement’s Role Understanding the text [Page 47]

Understanding the text | Q 1 | Page 47

Locate the lines in the text that support the title. 'The Ailing Planet'.

Understanding the text | Q 2 | Page 47

What does the notice 'The world's most dangerous animal' at a cage in the zoo at Lusaka, Zambia, signify?

Understanding the text | Q 3 | Page 47

How are the earth's principal biological systems being depleted?

Understanding the text | Q 4 | Page 47

Why does the author aver that the growth of the world population is one of the strongest factors distorting the future of human society?

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Talking about the text [Page 47]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Core Course) - Hornbill Chapter 5 The Ailing Planet: the Green Movement’s Role Talking about the text [Page 47]

Talking about the text | Q 1 | Page 47

Discuss in groups of four.

Laws are never respected not enforced in India.

Talking about the text | Q 2 | Page 47

Discuss in groups of four.

Are we to leave our successors a scorched planet of advancing deserts, impoverished landscapes and an ailing environment?”

Talking about the text | Q 3 | Page 47

Discuss in groups of four.

We have not inherited this earth from our forefathers; we have borrowed it from our children”.

Talking about the text | Q 4 | Page 47

Discuss in groups of four.

The problems of over population that directly affect our everyday life.

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Thinking About Language [Page 48]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Core Course) - Hornbill Chapter 5 The Ailing Planet: the Green Movement’s Role Thinking About Language [Page 48]

Thinking About Language | Q 1 | Page 48

The phrase 'inter alia' meaning 'among other things' is one of the many Latin expressions commonly used in English.

Find out what these Latin phrases mean.

1.Prima face

2. ad hoc

3. in camera

4.ad infinitum

5.mutatis multanis

6.tabula rasa

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Working with words [Page 48]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Core Course) - Hornbill Chapter 5 The Ailing Planet: the Green Movement’s Role Working with words [Page 48]

Working with words | Q 1 | Page 48

Locate the following words in the text and study their connotation.

1. gripped the imagination of

2. dawned upon

3. ushered in

4. passed into current coin

5. passport of the future

Working with words | Q 2 | Page 48

The words ‘grip’, ‘dawn’. ‘usher’, ‘coin’, ‘passport’ have a literal as well as a figurative meaning. Write pairs of sentences using each word in the literal as well as figurative sense.

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Things to do [Page 48]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Core Course) - Hornbill Chapter 5 The Ailing Planet: the Green Movement’s Role Things to do [Page 48]

Things to do | Q 1 | Page 48

Make posters to highlight the importance of the Green Movement.

Things to do | Q 2 | Page 48

Maintain a record of the trees cut down and the parks demolished in your area or any other act that violates the environment. Write to newspapers reporting on any such acts that disturb you.

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Chapter 5: The Ailing Planet: the Green Movement’s Role

ExerciseUnderstanding the textTalking about the textThinking About LanguageWorking with wordsThings to do
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