NCERT Class 10 English Solutions: Chapter 3 – Two Stories About Flying

Part 1

Question 2:

Q. Match the phrases given under Column A with their meanings given under Column B:

Table of Match Phrases Column A With Their Meanings From Column B
Table of Match Phrases Column A With Their Meanings From Column B

A

B

1.

Fly a flag

-

Move quickly/suddenly

2.

Fly into rage

-

Be successful

3.

Fly along

-

Display a flag on a long pole

4.

Fly high

-

Escape from a place

5.

Fly the coop

-

Become suddenly very angry

Image of Unaccompanied Minors For Two Stories About Flying

Image of Unaccompanied Minors for Two Stories About Flying

Image of Unaccompanied Minors For Two Stories About Flying

Answer:

Table of Answer of Match Phrases
Table of Answer of Match Phrases

A

B

1.

Fly a flag

-

Display a flag on a long pole

2.

Fly into rage

-

Become suddenly very angry

3.

Fly along

-

Move quickly/suddenly

4.

Fly high

-

Be successful

5.

Fly the coop

-

Escape from a place

Question 3:

Q. We know that the word ‘fly’ (of birds/insects) means to move through air

using wings. Tick the words which have the same or nearly the same meaning.

  1. swoop

  2. flit

  3. paddle

  4. flutter

  5. ascend

  6. float

  7. ride

  8. skim

  9. sink

  10. dart

  11. hover

  12. glide

  13. descend

  14. soar

  15. shoot

  16. spring

  17. stay

  18. fall

  19. sail

  20. flap

Answer:

The words which have the same or nearly the same meaning as ‘fly’ are as follows:

  1. swoop

  2. flit

  3. float

  4. dart

  5. soar

  6. hover

  7. sail

  8. skim

  9. glide

  10. flutter

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