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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board chapter 7 - The Dying Detective [Latest edition]

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Chapter 7: The Dying Detective

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Warm up [Page 188]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 7 The Dying Detective Warm up [Page 188]

Warm up | Q 1 | Page 188

Solve the crossword using the list of words and the clues.

infer observe examine revealed inconceivable aspects link detective inquisitive inspect conclude inquiry analyze mental deduce investigate.

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2. a question 1. curious; wants to understand things
5. unimaginable 3. related to the mind
6. to examine all the parts of something in order to understand it. 4. a person whose job is to find or recognize the hidden information needed to solve a crime
9. to look into a situation (often a crime, but it can also be a mystery. 7. to look closely at something
12. a connection; one part of a chain 8. shown or made known
14. to notice or watch 10. different sides or ways of looking at something
15. to figure out something unknown by considering all its known aspects and reasoning it through 11. to make a logical guess that something is true based on the evidence, although the evidence is not clear enough to be absolutely certain
16. to consider the evidence and then decide what is true or correct (OR to end something) 13. to look at something carefully to find problems or specific information
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Intext [Pages 189 - 193]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 7 The Dying Detective Intext [Pages 189 - 193]

Intext | Q a. | Page 189

How did Watson feel when he heard of Holmes illness?

Intext | Q b. | Page 189

Why didn’t the landlady call the doctor?

Intext | Q c. | Page 190

What was the condition of Holmes when Watson saw him?

Intext | Q d. | Page 190

According to Holmes what was the disease he was suffering from?

Intext | Q e. | Page 192

Who did Watson see when he entered the room?

Intext | Q f. | Page 192

What were the instructions given by Holmes to Watson?

Intext | Q g. | Page 192

Why did Holmes plead with Smith?

Intext | Q h. | Page 192

Who was responsible for Victor Savage’s death? What was the evidence for it?

Intext | Q i. | Page 193

What explanation did Holmes give for speaking rudely to Watson?

Intext | Q j. | Page 193

How was Holmes able to look sick?

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Exercise [Page 194]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 7 The Dying Detective Exercise [Page 194]

Answer the following questions in one or two sentences.

Exercise | Q A. 1. | Page 194

Who was Mrs. Hudson? Why was she worried?

Exercise | Q A. 2. | Page 194

Why didn’t Holmes let Watson examine him?

Exercise | Q A. 3. | Page 194

Why did Holmes warn Watson against touching his things? What was Watson’s reaction?

Exercise | Q A. 4. | Page 194

What did Watson find on the table near the mantlepiece?

Exercise | Q A. 5. | Page 194

Who is Mr. Culverton Smith?

Exercise | Q A. 6. | Page 194

What did Holmes ask Watson to do before leaving his room?

Exercise | Q A. 7. | Page 194

What instructions did Holmes give Watson to get Mr. Smith?

Exercise | Q A. 8. | Page 194

Why did Holmes want Smith to treat him?

Exercise | Q A. 9. | Page 194

According to Smith how did Holmes get the disease?

Exercise | Q A. 10. | Page 194

Who arrested Smith? What were the charges against him?

Answer the following questions in a paragraph of about 100-150 words.

Exercise | Q B. 1. | Page 194

How did Holmes trap Mr. Culverton Smith to confess the murder?

Exercise | Q B. 2. | Page 194

How did Watson help his friend to arrest the criminal?

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Vocabulary [Page 195]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 7 The Dying Detective Vocabulary [Page 195]

Complete the following sentences by choosing the correct options given.

Vocabulary | Q C. 1. | Page 195

Niteesh bought a ______ cricket bat.

  • knew

  • new

Vocabulary | Q C. 2. | Page 195

The shepherd ______ the cry of his sheep.

  • herd

  • heard

Vocabulary | Q C. 3. | Page 195

Lakshmi completed her baking ______ successfully.

  • course

  • coarse

Vocabulary | Q C. 4. | Page 195

Priya has broken her ______ limbs.

  • four

  • fore

Vocabulary | Q C. 5. | Page 195

Leaders of the world must work towards the ______ of human race.

  • peace

  • piece

Vocabulary | Q D. | Page 195

Complete the tabular column by finding the meaning of both the words given in the boxes. Use them in sentences of your own.

pocket (n)-a small bag sewn into or on clothing to keep carry small things

packet (n)-a paper or cardboard container, typically one in which goods are sold

Santa filled his pocket with candies.

Maheswari carried a packet of ribbons.

fond (adj.)-having an affection or liking for

found (v)-having been discovered by chance or unexpectedly

Puppies are fond of soft balls.

Rosalin found a 100 rupee note on her way back home.

lost (v)

last (adj.)

 

paused (v)

passed (v)

 

pitcher (n)

picture (n) 

 
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Listening [Page 196]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 7 The Dying Detective Listening [Page 196]

Listen to the story and answer the questions given below.

Listening | Q E. 1. | Page 196

Where does this story take place?

  • in a bakery

  • at the police station

  • in Ms. Gervis' house

  • in Ms. Gervis' apartment

Listening | Q E. 2. | Page 196

Near the beginning of the story, “Ms. Gervis’ eyes are full of tears. Her hands are shaking.” How does Ms. Gervis probably feel?

  • She is upset

  • She is tired

  • She is hungry

  • She is confused

Listening | Q E. 3. | Page 196

What makes the detective sure that the robber did not come through the windows?

  • The windows are locked.

  • The windows face the police station.

  • The windows have not been used in months.

  • The windows are too small for a person to fit through.

Listening | Q E. 4. | Page 196

What else was stolen from the apartment?

  • crystal

  • jewelry

  • money

  • nothing

Listening | Q E. 5. | Page 196

"And the robber definitely did not use the front door." Which is the best way to rewrite this sentence?

  • "And the robber may not have used the front door."

  • "And the robber probably did not use the front door."

  • "And the robber was not able to use the front door."

  • "And the robber certainly did not use the front door."

Listening | Q E. 6. | Page 196

What does Ms. Gervis do with her cakes?

  • She eats them.

  • She sells them.

  • She hides them.

  • She gives them away.

Listening | Q E. 7. | Page 196

What does the detective seem to think will happen if he solves the mystery?

  • Ms. Gervis will start baking cakes again

  • Ms. Gervis will bake him extra cakes

  • Ms. Gervis will give him her secret recipe

  • Ms. Gervis will give him money and jewels

Listening | Q E. 8. | Page 196

Do you like mysteries? What is your favorite kind of story? Explain.

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Speaking [Page 197]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 7 The Dying Detective Speaking [Page 197]

Exercise

Speaking | Q F. 1. | Page 197

Present the review of a movie that you have watched recently.

Speaking | Q F. 2. | Page 197

Give a review of a book that has interested you a lot.

Speaking | Q F. 3. | Page 197

Review an event which your school has hosted recently.

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Reading [Page 198]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 7 The Dying Detective Reading [Page 198]

Reading | Q G. | Page 198

Match the following.

1. A man of ease Emanuel
2. John’s trainer Lalli and Lolly
3. Mathew’s secretary John Mathew
4. John’s chef Louise
5. Mathew’s friends Basky

State whether the given statements are true or false. If false correct the statements.

Reading | Q H. 1. | Page 198

Mathew is a very busy man.

  • True

  • False

Reading | Q H. 2. | Page 198

He woke up very late in the morning.

  • True

  • False

Reading | Q H. 3. | Page 198

He always had lunch with his family.

  • True

  • False

Reading | Q H. 4. | Page 198

He exercised with Louise every day.

  • True

  • False

Reading | Q H. 5. | Page 198

He preferred handling mail by himself.

  • True

  • False

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Writing [Pages 198 - 199]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 7 The Dying Detective Writing [Pages 198 - 199]

Writing | Q I. 1. | Page 198

Create a pamphlet for the following.

Make a pamphlet on ‘Dengue Awareness’ (Focus on its causes, preventions, symptoms, and precautions).

Writing | Q I. 2. | Page 198

Create a pamphlet for the following:

Make an attractive pamphlet for your school’s Fair organised for raising funds for (any) relief (Specify the date, time, types of stalls, and the reasons for the fair).

Writing | Q I. 3. | Page 198

Create a pamphlet for the following.

Make a pamphlet on the latest gadgets (Mention the variety of models, uses, needs, and availability).

Writing | Q J. 1. | Page 199

Write a letter of enquiry for the following.

Your a librarian in a newly established school. Write a letter to the book dealer inquiring about the list of newly arrived English children's story books and various subject books relevant to 10-14 age groups.

Writing | Q J. 2. | Page 199

Write a letter of inquiry for the following.

Venkat hails from a remote village of Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu who aspires to become an IAS officer. Currently, he is in class X. He notices an advertisement on free classes for the IAS aspirants by a trust in a news paper. He writes a letter to the coordinator of the trust inquiring for further details.

Writing | Q J. 3. | Page 199

Write a letter of enquiry for the following.

Write a letter to the head of the BSNL office enquiring regarding the internet broadband scheme launched recently.

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Grammar [Page 201]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 7 The Dying Detective Grammar [Page 201]

Grammar | Q A. 1. | Page 201

Transform the following sentence as instructed.

On seeing the teacher, the children stood up. (into Complex).

Grammar | Q A. 2. | Page 201

Transform the following sentence as instructed.

At the age of six, Varsha started learning music. (into Complex)

Grammar | Q A. 3. | Page 201

Transform the following sentence as instructed.

As Varun is a voracious reader, he buys a lot of books. (into Simple)

Grammar | Q A. 4. | Page 201

Transform the following sentence as instructed.

Walk carefully lest you will fall down. (into Complex)

Grammar | Q A. 5. | Page 201

Transform the following sentence as instructed.

Besides being a dancer, she is a singer. (into Compound)

Grammar | Q A. 6. | Page 201

Transform the following sentence as instructed.

He is sick but he attends the rehearsal. (into Simple)

Grammar | Q A. 7. | Page 201

Transform the following sentence as instructed.

If Meena reads more, she will become proficient in the language. (into Compound)

Grammar | Q A. 8. | Page 201

Transform the following sentence as instructed.

He confessed that he was guilty. (into Simple)

Grammar | Q A. 9. | Page 201

Transform the following sentence as instructed.

The boy could not attend the special classes due to his mother’s illness. (into Compound)

Grammar | Q A. 10. | Page 201

Transform the following sentence as instructed.

He followed my suggestion. (into Complex)

Grammar | Q B. 1. | Page 201

Combine the pair of sentence below into simple, complex, and compound.

Radha was ill. She was not hospitalised.

Grammar | Q B. 2. | Page 201

Combine the pair of sentence below into simple, complex, and compound.

The students were intelligent. They could answer the questions correctly.

Grammar | Q B. 3. | Page 201

Combine the pair of sentence below into simple, complex, and compound.

I must get a visa. I can travel abroad.

Grammar | Q B. 4. | Page 201

Combine the pair of sentence below into simple, complex, and compound.

I saw a tiger it was wounded.

Grammar | Q B. 5. | Page 201

Combine the pair of sentence below into simple, complex, and compound.

There was a bandh. The shops remained closed.

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Chapter 7: The Dying Detective

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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board chapter 7 - The Dying Detective

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