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NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words chapter 1 - The Rocking-horse Winner [Latest edition]

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Chapter 1: The Rocking-horse Winner

Understanding the textTalking about the textAppreciationLanguage Work
Understanding the text [Page 35]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 1 The Rocking-horse Winner Understanding the text [Page 35]

Understanding the text | Q 1 | Page 35

What was the reason for young Paul's restlessness at the beginning of the story? How did it find expression?

Understanding the text | Q 2 | Page 35

Why do you think Paul's mother was not satisfied with the yearly birthday gift of 1,000 pounds for five years.

Understanding the text | Q 3 | Page 35

What was the reason for the anxiety of Paul's mother as he grew older?

Understanding the text | Q 4 | Page 35

Paul's final bet his family richer but cost him his life. Explain.

Talking about the text [Page 35]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 1 The Rocking-horse Winner Talking about the text [Page 35]

Talking about the text | Q 1 | Page 35

'Luck is necessary for success in life'.

Talking about the text | Q 2 | Page 35

Although Paul's mother liked to be rich she did not approve of betting on horses.

Talking about the text | Q 3 | Page 35

What were the voices that Paul heard? Did they lead him to success in the real sense?

Appreciation [Page 36]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 1 The Rocking-horse Winner Appreciation [Page 36]

Appreciation | Q 1.1 | Page 36

Examine the communication channels in the story between Paul and his mother.

Appreciation | Q 1.2 | Page 36

Examine the communication channels in the story between Paul and Bassett.

Appreciation | Q 1.3 | Page 36

Examine the communication channels in the story between Paul and his uncle.

Appreciation | Q 1.4 | Page 36

Examine the communication channels in the story between Basset and Paul's uncle.

Appreciation | Q 1.5 | Page 36

Examine the communication channels in the story between Paul's mother and his uncle.

Appreciation | Q 2 | Page 36

How has the author linked the symbol of the rocking-horse to Paul's triumphs at the races?

Appreciation | Q 3 | Page 36

The ending of the story is an instance of irony. Suppose Paul had not died at the end, how would you have reacted to the story?

Language Work [Page 36]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 1 The Rocking-horse Winner Language Work [Page 36]

Language Work | Q 1 | Page 36

'A bird in hand is worth two in the bush'.

a. Explain the above statement in the literal sense.

b. Explain it in the context in which it is mentioned in the story.

Language Work | Q 2.1 | Page 36

Explain the following phrase
Sure as eggs

Use it in a sentence of your own.

Language Work | Q 2.2 | Page 36

Explain the following phrase
Spinning yarns

Use it in a sentence of your own.

Language Work | Q 2.3 | Page 36

Explain the following phrase
Turned to dust

Use it in a sentence of your own.

Language Work | Q 3 | Page 36

Given below is the dictionary meaning of

Smirk: to smile in a silly or unpleasant way that shows that you are pleased with yourself.

Look up the dictionary for the following words which are also related to facial expressions and write down the meaning of each

smile

grin

grimace

sneer

Chapter 1: The Rocking-horse Winner

Understanding the textTalking about the textAppreciationLanguage Work
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