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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board chapter 1 - Life [Latest edition]

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Chapter 1: Life

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Exercise [Pages 18 - 19]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 1 Life Exercise [Pages 18 - 19]

Exercise | Q A.1 | Page 18

Read the following lines from the poem and answer the question that follow.

Let me but live my life from year to year,
With forward face and unreluctant soul;

  1. Whom does the word ‘me’ refer to?
  2. What kind of life does the poet want to lead?
Exercise | Q A.2 | Page 18

Read the following line from the poem and answer the question that follow.

Not hurrying to, nor turning from the goal; Not mourning for the things that disappear

  1. Why do you think the poet is not in a hurry?
  2. What should one not mourn for?
Exercise | Q A.3 | Page 18

Read the following line from the poem and answer the question that follow.

In the dim past, nor holding back in fear From what the future veils; but with a whole And happy heart, that pays its toll To Youth and Age, and travels on with cheer.

  1. What does the poet mean by the phrase ‘in the dim past’?
  2. Is the poet afraid of future?
  3. How can one travel on with cheer?
Exercise | Q A.4 | Page 19

Read the following line from the poem and answer the question that follow.

So let the way wind up the hill or down, O'er rough or smooth, the journey will be joy: Still seeking what I sought when but a boy, New friendship, high adventure, and a crown,

  1. How is the way of life?
  2. How should be the journey of life?
  3. What did the poet seek as a boy?
Exercise | Q A.5 | Page 19

Read the following line from the poem and answer the question that follow.

My heart will keep the courage of the quest And hope the road's last turn will be the best.

  1. What kind of quest does the poet seek here?
  2. What is the poet’s hope?
Exercise | Q A.6 | Page 19

Read the following line from the poem and answer the question that follow.

In the dim past, nor holding back in fear From what the future veils; but with a whole And happy heart, that pays its toll To Youth and Age, and travels on with cheer.

Identify the rhyming words of the given lines.

Exercise | Q A.7 | Page 19

Read the following line from the poem and answer the question that follow.

Let me but live my life from year to year, With forward face and unreluctant soul; Not hurrying to, nor turning from the goal; Not mourning for the things that disappear.

Identify the rhyme scheme of the given lines.

Exercise | Q B | Page 19

Answer the following question in about 80 – 100 word.

Describe the journey of life as depicted in the poem by Henry Van Dyke.

Exercise | Q C | Page 19

Based on your understanding of the poem, complete the following passage by the using the phrases given in the box.

youth to old age up or down the hill to hurry nor move away
high adventure joyful mourn looking ahead

The poet wants to live his life __________, willing to do something. He neither wants __________from his goal. He does not want to _______ the things he has lost, not hold back for fear of the future. He instead prefers to live his life with a whole and happy heart which cheerfully travels from __________. Therefore, it does not matter to him whether the path goes __________, rough or smooth, the journey will be __________. He will continue to seek what he wanted as a boy - new friendship, __________ and a crown (prize). His heart will remain courageous and pursue his desires. He hopes that every turn in his life's journey will be the best.

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Chapter 1: Life

Exercise
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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board chapter 1 - Life

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