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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board chapter 4 - The Aged Mother [Latest edition]

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Chapter 4: The Aged Mother

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Exercise [Pages 122 - 123]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 4 The Aged Mother Exercise [Pages 122 - 123]

Exercise | Q A. | Page 122

Rearrange the sentences given below in the correct sequence.

  1. The son made up his mind to take back his mother home.
  2. A farmer decided to leave his old mother on top of a mountain.
  3. The governor realized his mistake and abolished the law.
  4. Once in Shining, a cruel ruler declared that all old people must be put to death.
  5. Using the clever idea of his mother, the farmer made a rope of ashes.
  6. When the farmer bade farewell, she advised him to return home with the aid of twigs.
  7. Filled with dread, he hid his mother in his home.
  8. The mother dropped the small twigs as markers on the way to help her son return.

Answer the following questions in one or two sentences.

Exercise | Q B. 1. | Page 122

What was the cruel announcement made by the leader?

Exercise | Q B. 2. | Page 122

Why was the farmer filled with sorrow?

Exercise | Q B. 3. | Page 122

What were the things carried by the farmer to the summit of the mountain?

Exercise | Q B. 4. | Page 122

Why did the mother become anxious as they climbed up the mountain?

Exercise | Q B. 5. | Page 122

What did the mother drop along the way?

Exercise | Q B. 6. | Page 123

What was the advice given by his mother for the safe return of her son?

Exercise | Q B. 7. | Page 123

Why did the farmer’s burden seem to be light on his way back home?

Exercise | Q B. 8. | Page 123

Where did the farmer hide his mother?

Exercise | Q B. 9. | Page 123

How did the farmer make the rope of ashes? On whose suggestion did he do it?

Exercise | Q B. 10. | Page 123

How did the Governor realize his mistake?

Answer each of the following in a paragraph of 120 to 150 words.

Exercise | Q C. 1. | Page 123

Narrate the circumstances that led to the abandoning of the aged in Shining.

Exercise | Q C. 2. | Page 123

Describe the farmer’s painful journey up the mountain.

Exercise | Q C. 3. | Page 123

‘The old are wise’. Prove this with reference to the story ‘The Aged Mother.

Exercise | Q D. 1. | Page 123

Identify the character/speaker.

He gave orders for the aged to be put to death.

Exercise | Q D. 2. | Page 123

Identify the character/speaker.

He considered the order to be the kindest mode of death.

Exercise | Q D. 4. | Page 123

Identify the character/speaker.

She quietly dropped some twigs on the way.

Exercise | Q D. 5. | Page 123

Identify the character/speaker.

Together we will follow the path, together we will die.

Exercise | Q D. 6. | Page 123

Identify the character/speaker.

I will think. I will think.

Exercise | Q D. 7. | Page 123

Identify the character/speaker.

The truth must be told.

Exercise | Q D. 8. | Page 123

Identify the character/speaker.

He listened and meditated in silence.

Exercise | Q D. 9. | Page 123

Identify the character/speaker.

Shining needs more than the strength of the youth.

Exercise | Q D. 10. | Page 123

Identify the character/speaker.

With the crown of snow there cometh wisdom.

Choose the appropriate answer and fill in the blanks.

Exercise | Q E. 1. | Page 123

Shining was governed by a __________ leader.

  • strict

  • kind

  • cruel

  • diplomatic

Exercise | Q E. 2. | Page 123

The __________ was the principal food for the poor.

  • wheat

  • brown rice

  • unwhitened rice

  • millet

Exercise | Q E. 3. | Page 123

The road was crossed and re-crossed by many path made by the ______.

  • hunters and woodcutters

  • robbers and thieves

  • vendors and tradesmen

  • wildlife photographers and trekkers

Exercise | Q E. 4. | Page 123

Gathering __________ he made a soft cushion and tenderly lifted his old mother onto it.

  • dry leaves

  • fallen pine

  • broken twigs

  • flowers

Exercise | Q E. 5 | Page 123

The governor demanded that his subjects should present him with a ______.

  • basket of fruits

  • rope of ashes

  • flesh of animals

  • bag of silverwares

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Chapter 4: The Aged Mother

Exercise
English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board - Shaalaa.com

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