NCERT Class 9 English Solutions: Chapter 10 Kathmandu Part 2

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Question 1:

Read the following sentences carefully to understand the meaning of the italicized phrases.

Then match the phrasal verbs in Column A with their meanings in Column B.

1. A communal war broke out when the princess was abducted by the neighboring prince.

2. The cockpit broke off from the plane during the plane crash.

3. The car broke down on the way and we were left stranded in the jungle.

4. The dacoit broke away from the police as they took him to court.

5. The brothers broke up after the death of the father.

6. The thief broke into our house when we were away.

Table of Understand The Meaning of The Italicized Pharases Than Match The Phrasal Verbs In Column A With Their Meanings In Column B
Table of Understand The Meaning of The Italicized Pharases Than Match The Phrasal Verbs In Column A With Their Meanings In Column B

A

B

(i)

broke out

(a)

to come apart due to force

(ii)

break off

(b)

end a relationship

(iii)

break down

(c)

break and enter illegally; unlawful trespassing

(iv)

break away

(from someone)

(d)

of start suddenly, (usually a fight, a war or a

disease)

(v)

break up

(e)

to escape from someone’s grip

(vi)

break into

(f)

Stop working

Common verb phreases with break

Phrases With Break

Common verb phreases with break

Answer:

Table of The Answer of Italicised Phrases
Table of The Answer of Italicised Phrases

A

B

(i)

break out

(a)

of start suddenly, (usually a fight, a war or a

disease)

(ii)

break off

(b)

to come apart due to force

(iii)

break down

(c)

Stop working

(iv)

break away

(from someone)

(d)

to escape from someone’s grip

(v)

break up

(e)

end a relationship

(vi)

break into

(f)

break and enter illegally; unlawful trespassing

Common phrases with keyword give

Phrases With Give

Common phrases with keyword give

Question 2:

Q. Use the suffixes –ion or –tion to form nouns from the following verbs. Make the necessary

Changes in the spellings of the words.

Use of ation, sion, ion, tion

Ation, Sion, Ion, Tion as Act Of

Use of ation, sion, ion, tion

Example: proclaim – proclamation

Fill in the blanks to form noun from verbs
Form nouns from verbs using suffixes

cremate________

act ________

exhaust ________

invent ________

tempt ________

immigrate _______

direct ________

meditate ________

imagine _______

Dislocate _______

associate ________

Dedicate ________

Answer:

Answer to question: forming nouns from verbs
Answer to question: forming nouns from verbs using suffixes

Cremate : cremation

act : action

exhaust : exhaustion

invent : invention

tempt : temptation

immigrate : immigration

direct : direction

meditate : meditation

imagine : imagination

dislocate : dislocation

associate : association

dedicate : dedication

Q. Now fill in the blanks with suitable words from the ones that you have formed.

(i) Mass literacy was possible only after the _______ of the printing machine.

A. Mass literacy was possible only after the invention of the printing machine.

(ii) Ramesh is unable to tackle the situation as he lacks _______.

A. Ramesh is unable to tackle the situation as he lacks direction.

(iii) I could not resist the ________ to open the letter.

A. I could not resist the temptation to open the letter

(iv) Hardwork and _______ are the main keys to success.

A. Hardwork and dedication are the main keys to success

(v) The children were almost fainting with ________ after being made to stand in the sun.

A. The children were almost fainting with exhaustion after being made to stand in the sun.

Question 3:

Punctuation

Use capital latter, full stops, question marks, commas and inverted commas wherever necessary in the following paragraph.

an arrogant lion was wandering through the jungle one day he asked the tiger who is stronger than you O lion replied the tiger who is more fierce than a leopard asked the lion you sir replied the leopard he marched unto an elephant and asked the same question the elephant picked him up in his trunk swung him in the air and threw him down look said the lion there is no need to get mad just because you don’t know the answer.

Answer:

An arrogant lion was wandering through the jungle. One day, he asked the tiger, “Who is stronger than you?” “You, O lion!” replied the tiger. “Who is fiercer than a leopard?” asked the lion. “You sir,” replied the leopard. He marched up to an elephant and asked the same question. The elephant picked him up in his trunk, swung him in the air, and threw him down. “Look,” said the lion, “there is no need to get mad just because you don’t know the answer.”

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