NCERT Class 6 English Solutions: An Indian – American Woman in Space Chapter 4– Part 2

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Question A:

Match the following.

Match the Folowing
Match the folowing

1.

Unprecedented space tragedy

  • Something that causes feelings of respect and wonder

2.

Certified flight instructor

  • Having knowledge of a wide variety of subjects

3.

Space mission

  • Nowadays, in these times

4.

Super specialisation

  • A set of jobs to be done in space by a group

5.

Encyclopedic knowledge

  • A person with the correct qualification to teach people to fly planes

6.

Awe-inspiring

  • A sad accident of a kind that has never happened before in space

7.

In this age

  • Great expertise in a limited field or a particular subject

Answer:

Match the Following
Match the following

1.

Unprecedented space tragedy

  • A sad accident of a kind that has never happened in space

2.

Certified flight instructor

  • A person with the correct qualification to teach people to fly planes

3.

Space mission

  • A set of jobs to be done in space by a group

4.

Super specialisation

  • Great expertise in a limited field or a particular subject

5.

Encyclopedic knowledge

  • Having knowledge of a wide variety of subjects

6.

Awe-inspiring

  • Something that causes feelings of respect and wonder

7.

In this age

  • Nowadays, in these times

Question B:

Use these phrases in sentences of your own, after finding out their meanings.

1. Broke apart

2. Streaked over

3. Spread across

4. Lifted off

5. Blast off

6. Went on

7. Cheered along

8. On board

9. Carry on

Answer:

1. Broke apart – Divide violently into parts

The mobile phone broke apart when Steve stepped on it.

2. Streaked over – Flash brightly leaving a visible line

Fireworks streaked over the horizon when India won the cricket match.

3. Spread across – Distributed over a given area

Vadaphone has a large network which is spread across all states.

4. Lifted off – The action of an aircraft in becoming airborne

My flight lifted off at 2 A.M.

5. Blast off – Action of a rocket leaving its launch pad

It is not an easy task to blast off a rocket properly.

6. Went on – Continued

Though he faced many difficulties, the traveller went on to his goal.

7. Cheered along – Stood by to shout their support

The crowd cheered along as Dhoni hit a century.

8. On board – On a ship, plane or other vehicle

The passengers on board the ‘economy flights’ do not have a comfortable journey.

9. Carry on – To conduct

Rescue operations were carried out by the army in spite of heavy rains.

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