NCERT Class 10 English Solutions: Chapter 8-Mijbil The Otter Part 3

Image of Nouns

Image of Nouns

Image of Nouns

Question 2:

II. Noun Modifiers

Q. 1. Look at these examples from the text, and say whether the modifiers (in the box.) Combine the nouns and nouns, proper nouns, or adjective plus noun.

(i) An otter fixation

A. Noun

(ii) The iron railings

A. Noun

(iii) The Tigris marshes

A. Proper noun

(iv) The London streets

A. Proper noun

(v) soft velvet fur

A. Adjective plus noun

Image For Proper Noun And Proper Adjectives

Image for Proper Noun and Proper Adjectives

Image For Proper Noun And Proper Adjectives

(vi) A four-footed soccer player

  1. Adjective plus noun

Q. 2 Given below are some nouns, and a set of modifiers (in the box). Combine the nouns and modifiers to make as many appropriate phrases as you can. (Hint: The nouns and modifiers are all from the in this book.)

Various types of modifiers

Modifiers

Various types of modifiers

  1. temple

  2. person

  3. gifts

  4. time

  5. crossing

  6. physique

  7. three girls

  8. thoughts

  9. scream

  10. subject

  11. flight

  12. coffee

  13. triangle

  14. boys

  15. farewell

  16. landscape

  17. chatterbox

  18. view

  19. dresses

  20. roar

  21. expression

  22. handkerchief

  23. profession

  24. celebration

Collection of words
Collection of words for problem

college

rough

hundred

stone

ordinary physique

love

uncomfortable

white

slang

slack

bare

railroad

tremendous

family

Marriage dresses

plump

invigorating

panoramic

heartbreaking

Birthday gifts

incorrigible

ridiculous

loud

first

Answer:

Temple – white temple, stone temple, first temple

Person – incorrigible person, ridiculous person

Gifts – hundred gifts, ordinary gifts, birthday gifts

Time – college time, rough time, first time

Crossing – railroad crossing, first crossing

Physique – plump physique, ordinary physique

Three girls – first three girls, incorrigible three girls

Thoughts – incorrigible thoughts, uncomfortable thoughts, ridiculous thoughts, heartbreaking thoughts, ordinary thoughts

Scream – tremendous scream, loud scream

Subject – college subject, ordinary subject

Flight – rough flight, first flight

Coffee – invigorating coffee, ordinary coffee

Triangle – love triangle

Boys – college boys, incorrigible boys, rough boys, hundred boys

Farewell – College farewell, heartbreaking farewell

Landscape – bare landscape, rough landscape, white landscape

Chatterbox – incorrigible chatterbox

View –tremendous view, panoramic view, ordinary view

Dresses –hundred dresses, ordinary dresses, birthday dresses, marriage dresses

Roar –tremendous roar, loud roar

Expression – bare expression, slang expression, slack expression

Handkerchief – white handkerchief, ordinary handkerchief

Profession – family profession, first profession, ordinary profession

Celebration –tremendous celebration, family celebration, birthday celebration

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