NCERT Class 10 English Solutions: Chapter 8-Mijbil The Otter Part 4

Question 3:

Q.1 Match the words on the left with a word on the right. Some words on the left can go with more than one word on the right.

(i) a portion of - blood

(ii) o pool of - cotton

(iii) flakes of - stones

(iv) a huge heap of - gold

(v) a gust of - fried fish

(vi) little drops of - snow

(vii) a piece of - water

(viii) a pot of - wind

Modifiers and how to use them

Type of Modifiers

Modifiers and how to use them

Answer:

(i) a portion of - fried fish

(ii) a pool of - blood

(iii) flakes of - snow

(iv) a huge heap of - stones

(v) a gust of - wind

Image of A Gust of Wind

Image of a Gust of Wind

Image of A Gust of Wind

(vi) little drops of - cotton

(viii) a pot of - gold

Q.2 Use a bit of/a piece of/a bunch of/a cloud of/a lump of with the italicised nouns the following sentences. The first has been done for you as an example.

Using collective nouns

Collective Nouns

Using collective nouns

(i) My teacher gave me some advice. My teacher gave me a bit of advice.

A. My teacher gave me some advice. My teacher gave me a bit of advice.

(ii) Can you give me some clay, please. _____________________________

A. Can you give me some clay, please. Can you give me a lump of clay, please

(iii) The information you gave was very useful. ______________________________

A. The information you gave was very useful. The piece of information you gave was very useful.

(iv) Because of these factories, smoke hangs over ________________________

the city.

A. Because of these factories, smoke hangs over Because of these factories, a cloud smoke hangs over the city. the city.

(v) Two stones rubbed together can produce ___________________________

sparks of fire.

A. Two stones rubbed together can produce Two pieces of stones rubbed together can produce

sparks of fire. sparks of fire.

(vi) He gave me some flowers on my birthday. ___________________________

A. He gave me some flowers on my birthday. He gave me a bunch of flowers on my birthday.

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