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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide chapter 2 - A Story of Self Sacrifice and Bravery [Latest edition]

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Chapter 2: A Story of Self Sacrifice and Bravery

Warm UpReading- Section IReading- Section IIReading- Section IIIExerciseRead and UnderstandVocabularyListeningSpeakingUse GrammarWritingCreative Writing
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Warm Up [Page 105]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryWarm Up [Page 105]

Warm Up | Q 1. | Page 105

Many people become engineers, doctors, IAS officers, film stars and so on. But few become “Human”.

Look at the pictures.

Warm Up [Page 105]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryWarm Up [Page 105]

Discuss and Answer.

Warm Up | Q 1. | Page 105

What makes a person hero?

Warm Up | Q 2. | Page 105

Does every hero have to fight or risk their life?

Warm Up | Q 3. | Page 105

How do heroes make a difference?

Warm Up [Page 105]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryWarm Up [Page 105]

Think and Answer

Warm Up | Q 1. | Page 105

Can you think of a situation in which taking a small action would make a big difference?

Warm Up | Q 2. | Page 105

What about everyday heroes who do small but important acts?

Warm Up | Q 3. | Page 105

Are these people really heroes?

Reading- Section I [Page 107]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryReading- Section I [Page 107]

Discuss and Answer.

Reading- Section I | Q 1. | Page 107

How did Neerja save the Americans?

Reading- Section I | Q 2. | Page 107

Why did Neerja alert the pilots?

Reading- Section I | Q 3. | Page 107

What happened when the terrorists lost their patience?

Reading- Section II [Pages 108 - 109]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryReading- Section II [Pages 108 - 109]

Discuss and Answer

Reading- Section II | Q 1. | Page 108

Name the schools and colleges Neerja studied in.

Reading- Section II | Q 2. | Page 109

Why was Neerja sent to London?

Reading- Section II | Q 3. | Page 109

What is the duty of a purser?

Reading- Section III [Page 110]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryReading- Section III [Page 110]

Discuss and Answer.

Reading- Section III | Q 1. | Page 110

Why was Neerja awarded the Ashok Chakra?

Reading- Section III | Q 2 | Page 110

How was Neerja honoured by various governments?

Reading- Section III | Q 3. | Page 110

What are the selection criteria for the Neerja Bhanot Pan Am Award?

Exercise [Page 111]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryExercise [Page 111]

Think and Answer

Exercise | Q 1. | Page 111

According to Neerja’s father, Neerja had well-defined principles and there was little room for compromise in that area. Do you have any principles where you don’t want to compromise?

Exercise | Q 2. | Page 111

Virinda told the Indian Express that Neerja was a loyal friend. Are you always loyal to your friend?

Exercise | Q 3. | Page 111

Neerja would speak her mind, tell them the truth, according to one of her classmates Eliza. Do you always have the courage to stand for truth?

Read and Understand [Page 112]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryRead and Understand [Page 112]

Fill in the blanks.

Read and Understand | Q A. 1. | Page 112

The terrorists asked Neerja to collect the passports of the passengers because ______.

Read and Understand | Q A. 2. | Page 112

Neerja passed on the warning in a code to the pilots because she______.

Read and Understand | Q A. 3. | Page 112

Neerja leapt into action when she______.

Read and Understand | Q A. 4. | Page 112

Neerja had a sour marriage due to______.

Read and Understand | Q A. 5. | Page 112

Neerja was sent to London based on______.

Read and Understand [Page 112]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryRead and Understand [Page 112]

Think and Write

Read and Understand | Q B. 1. | Page 112

“I will die, but not run away.” – Justify the saying of Neerja.

Read and Understand | Q B. 2. | Page 112

Why did the governments of India, America and Pakistan – honour Neerja?

Read and Understand | Q B. 3. | Page 112

If you are a flight attendant how will you deal with the hijackers?

Read and Understand [Page 112]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryRead and Understand [Page 112]

Read and Understand | Q C. | Page 112

Read the “Story of Self Sacrifice and Bravery” once again and complete the flow chart.

Read and Understand [Page 112]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryRead and Understand [Page 112]

Read and Understand | Q D. | Page 112

Write a summary based on the flow chart.

Vocabulary [Page 113]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryVocabulary [Page 113]

Vocabulary | Q E. 1. | Page 113

Fill in the blank with appropriate airline vocabulary given in the options.

You must present the ______at the gate.

  • cockpit

  • touch down

  • call light

  • gate

  • turbulence

  • bumpy

  • take of

  • landing

  • boarding pass

  • runway

Vocabulary | Q E. 2. | Page 113

Fill in the blank with appropriate airline vocabulary given in the options.

It might be a ______ride because we are flying through a storm.

  • cockpit

  • touch down

  • call light

  • gate

  • turbulence

  • bumpy

  • take off

  • landing

  • boarding pass

  • run way

Vocabulary | Q E. 3. | Page 113

Fill in the blank with appropriate airline vocabulary given in the options.

If you need anything just press the______.

  • cockpit

  • touch down

  • call light

  • gate

  • turbulence

  • bumpy

  • take off

  • landing

  • boarding pass

  • run way

Vocabulary | Q E. 4. | Page 113

Fill in the blank with appropriate airline vocabulary given in the options.

The captain and the co-pilot sit in the______.

  • cockpit

  • touch down

  • call light

  • gate

  • turbulence

  • bumpy

  • take off

  • landing

  • boarding pass

  • run way

Vocabulary | Q E. 5. | Page 113

Fill in the blank with appropriate airline vocabulary given in the options.

______ 3B is down this hall and to your right.

  • cockpit

  • touch down

  • call light

  • gate

  • turbulence

  • bumpy

  • take off

  • landing

  • boarding pass

  • run way

Vocabulary | Q E. 6. | Page 113

Fill in the blank with appropriate airline vocabulary given in the options.

We will be ______in Chennai in approximately ten minutes.

  • cockpit

  • touch down

  • call light

  • gate

  • turbulence

  • bumpy

  • take off

  • landing

  • boarding pass

  • run way

Vocabulary | Q E. 7. | Page 113

Fill in the blank with appropriate airline vocabulary given in the options.

The plane almost missed the ______because it was such a bad storm.

  • cockpit

  • touch down

  • call light

  • gate

  • turbulence

  • bumpy

  • take off

  • landing

  • boarding pass

  • run way

Vocabulary | Q E. 8. | Page 113

Fill in the blank with appropriate airline vocabulary given in the options.

We are next in line to ______on this run way.

  • cockpit

  • touch down

  • call light

  • gate

  • turbulence

  • bumpy

  • take off

  • boarding pass

  • boarding pass

  • run way

Vocabulary | Q E. 9. | Page 113

Fill in the blank with appropriate airline vocabulary given in the options.

That was a very smooth______.

  • cockpit

  • touch down

  • call light

  • gate

  • turbulence

  • bumpy

  • take off

  • landing

  • boarding pass

  • run way

Vocabulary | Q A. 10 | Page 113

Fill in the blank with appropriate airline vocabulary given in the options.

This ______should only last a few minutes.

  • cockpit

  • touch down

  • call light

  • gate

  • turbulence

  • bumpy

  • take off

  • landing

  • boarding pass

  • run way

Vocabulary [Page 113]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryVocabulary [Page 113]

Vocabulary | Q F. | Page 113

Match the phrasal verbs in column A with their meaning in Column B. 

A B
fight or flight escaping as rapidly as possible
put to flight among the best of a particular group
take flight to defend oneself or to run away
flight of fancy to cause someone to flee
have a nice flight to flee or run away
in full flight an imaginative but unrealistic idea
top-flight enjoy your flight
Vocabulary [Page 114]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryVocabulary [Page 114]

Vocabulary | Q G. 1. | Page 114

Find out the anagrams. Use a pair of phrases as clues.

  • The past tense of leap ______
  • Something to serve food on______
Vocabulary | Q G. 2. | Page 114

Find out the anagrams. Use a pair of phrases as clues.

  • A place to grow flowers ______
  • Something to be careful of______
Vocabulary | Q G. 3. | Page 114

Find out the anagrams. Use a pair of phrases as clues.

  • Another word for under ______
  • A part of your arm ______
Vocabulary | Q G. 4. | Page 114

Find out the anagrams. Use a pair of phrases as clues.

  • Try to hear ______
  • Another word for quiet ______.
Vocabulary | Q G. 5. | Page 114

Find out the anagrams. Use a pair of phrases as clues.

  • Another word for gift _____
  • A large snake or a dragon______
Vocabulary | Q G. 6. | Page 114

Find out the anagrams. Use a pair of phrases as clues.

  • Minutes and hours ______
  • A thing on a list______
Vocabulary | Q G. 7. | Page 114

Find out the anagrams. Use a pair of phrases as clues.

  • An organ that pumps blood ______
  • The planet we live on ______
Vocabulary | Q G. 8. | Page 114

Find out the anagrams. Use a pair of phrases as clues.

  • Something used to water plants ______
  • A thing you put on your foot ______
Listening [Page 114]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryListening [Page 114]

Listening | Q H. 1. 2. | Page 114

Announcement 1

What are the things to be kept ready?

Listening | Q H. 1. 3. | Page 114

Announcement 1

When will the regular boarding begin?

Listen to the announcements and answer the questions.

Listening | Q H. 1. 1. | Page 114

Announcement 1

What is the number of the flight?

Listening | Q H. 2. 1. | Page 114

Announcement 2

For whom is the final boarding call?

Listening | Q H. 2. 2. | Page 114

Announcement 2

Where should the passengers proceed?

Listening | Q H. 2. 3. | Page 114

Announcement 2

Where is the flight to?

Listening | Q H. 3. 1. | Page 114

Announcement 3

When will the flight be in the air?

Listening | Q H. 3. 2. | Page 114

Announcement 3

What are things that should be turned off?

Listening | Q H. 3. 3. | Page 114

Announcement 3

What is prohibited during the flight?

Speaking [Page 115]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraverySpeaking [Page 115]

Speaking | Q I. | Page 115

Read the story board and take roles as pilot and flight attendants to enact the scene.

Inflight Passenger Announcements

Speaking [Page 116]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraverySpeaking [Page 116]

Speaking | Q J | Page 116

Imagine that you are going to interview one of the survivors of the Pan Am Hijack. Discuss with your partner and write down the conversation. Then one of you play the role of the interviewer and other the survivor. You can use the sample questions given below.

  1. Do you have any information regarding the suspects of the hijack?
  2. Which countries did the hijackers belong?
  3. What are the details of the hijacked flight?
  4. How many passengers were aboard? 
  5. What happened in the last few minutes of the hijack drama?
  6. Do you have information regarding the victims?
  7. Was there any recorded communication to/from the plane during the hijacking?
  8. How many terrorists were there?
  9. How did you feel when you were in the flight?
  10. Can you recall Neerja’s role in safeguarding the passengers?
Speaking [Page 116]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraverySpeaking [Page 116]

Speaking | Q K. | Page 116

Read the story board and take roles as pilot and flight attendants to enact the scene.

Use Grammar [Page 117]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryUse Grammar [Page 117]

Use Grammar | Q L. 1. | Page 117

Discuss with your partner and punctuate the following.

the woman said to the student please help me cross the street

Use Grammar | Q L. 2. | Page 117

Discuss with your partner and punctuate the following.

sarathy said oh how thrilling it was

Use Grammar | Q L. 3. | Page 117

Discuss with your partner and punctuate the following.

the teacher said to the students where do you want to go

Use Grammar | Q L. 4. | Page 117

Discuss with your partner and punctuate the following

i am tired mohana said to her aunt

Use Grammar | Q L. 5. | Page 117

Discuss with your partner and punctuate the following.

shankar said to his teacher madam i had prepared my project assignment but i forgot to bring it

Use Grammar [Pages 117 - 118]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryUse Grammar [Pages 117 - 118]

Complete the sentences in reported speech.

Use Grammar | Q M. 1. | Page 117

“It is too late.” I said that it ______ too late.  

Use Grammar | Q M. 2. | Page 117

“I met you yesterday.” Sam told me that he had met me ______

Use Grammar | Q M. 3. | Page 117

“I cannot come.” Mala said that ______

Use Grammar | Q M. 4. | Page 118

“I will pay tomorrow.” He said that he would pay ______.

Use Grammar | Q M. 5. | Page 118

“The Himalayas are the highest mountain ranges.” He knew that the Himalayas ______ the highest mountain ranges.

Use Grammar | Q M. 6. | Page 118

“I may lend you some money.” Balu promised ______some money.

Use Grammar | Q M. 7. | Page 118

“I have been watching a film.” He said that ______ a film.

Use Grammar | Q M. 8. | Page 118

“I have not done it today.” I explained that I had not done it ______

Use Grammar | Q M. 9. | Page 118

“I was with him last week.” Jimmy told that ______ with him the previous week.

Use Grammar | Q M. 10. | Page 118

“I will finish this picture tomorrow.” Jothi said that ______ picture the next day.

Use Grammar [Page 118]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryUse Grammar [Page 118]

Use Grammar | Q N. | Page 118

Read the following dialogue and report it.

Betty: What are you doing here, Kitty? I haven’t seen you since June.

Kitty: I’ve just come back from my holiday in Darjeeling.

Betty: Did you enjoy it?

Kitty: Yes, I enjoyed I love Darjeeling. The landscape is amazing.

Betty: Did you go to the Lloyd’s Botanical Garden?

Kitty: Yes. It was my first trip. I can show you some pictures. Are you doing anything tomorrow?

Betty: I must arrange a couple of things. But I am free tonight.

Kitty: You might come to my place. What time shall we meet?

Betty: I’ll be there at eight. Is it all right?

Betty asked Kitty ______ And she added ______ since June. Kitty explained that ______back from her holiday in Darjeeling. Betty asked if ______ it. Kitty told her that she ______ Darjeeling and that the landscape ______ Betty wanted to know ____________ to the Lloyd’s Botanical Garden. Kitty said that it ______first trip and that she ______ some pictures. And then she asked her if she ______ Betty explained that she ........................................ a couple of things. But she added that she ______ free that night. Kitty suggested that she ______ place and asked her at what time ______ Betty said she ______ there at eight. And finally, she asked ______ all right.

Writing [Page 119]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryWriting [Page 119]

Writing | Q O. | Page 119

Read the story of Neerja Bhanot. Make notes based on the table and complete it.

Name  
Father’s Name & Occupation  
Mother’s Name & Occupation  
Born on  
Nationality  
State  
City  
Education

School :

College: 
   
Personal Life  
Siblings  
Achievements  
Awards  
Legacy  
Died on  
Place of Death  
Creative Writing [Page 120]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 A Story of Self Sacrifice and BraveryCreative Writing [Page 120]

Creative Writing | Q P. | Page 120

“Heroes are ordinary people who do extraordinary things.” Write an anecdote on the extraordinary deed of Jaiswal K.P. who helped in the recent Kerala Flood. Use the tips given in the box.

An anecdote is a brief, revealing account of an individual person or an incident. Consider these questions to write an anecdote.

  • Who was involved in the story?
  • When did it happen? Is this relevant? 
  • What happened?
  • Where did it happen? How is it relevant?

Chapter 2: A Story of Self Sacrifice and Bravery

Warm UpReading- Section IReading- Section IIReading- Section IIIExerciseRead and UnderstandVocabularyListeningSpeakingUse GrammarWritingCreative Writing
Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide - Shaalaa.com

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 7th English Term 3 Answers Guide chapter 2 - A Story of Self Sacrifice and Bravery

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