NCERT Class 10 English Solutions: Chapter 3 – Two Stories About Flying Part 2 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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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
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
Unaccompanied Minors for Two Stories About Flying


Table of Answer of Match Phrases
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


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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