NCERT Class 9 English Solutions: Chapter 6 My Childhood part 3

Question 2:

Q. Match the phrases in column A with their meanings in column B.

Table of Match The Phrases In Column A With Meanings In Column B
Table of Match The Phrases In Column A With Meanings In Column B

A

B

(i)

Broke out

(a)

an attitude of kindness, a readiness to give freely

(ii)

In accordance with

(b)

was not able to tolerate

(iii)

A helping hand

(c)

began suddenly in a violent way

(iv)

could not stomach

(d)

assistance

(v)

generosity of spirit

(e)

persons with power to make decisions

(vi)

figures of authority

(f)

according to a particular rule, principle, or system

A.

Table of Answer of Match The Phrases
Table of Answer of Match The Phrases

A

B

(i)

Broke out

(c)

began suddenly in a violent way

(ii)

In accordance with

(f)

according to a particular rule, principle, or system

(iii)

A helping hand

(d)

assistance

(iv)

could not stomach

(b)

was not able to tolerate

(v)

generosity of spirit

(a)

an attitude of kindness, a readiness to give freely

(vi)

figures of authority

(e)

persons with power to make decisions

Q. Form the opposites of the words below by prefixing un- or in-. The prefix in- can also have the

Forms il-, ir-, or im- (for example: illiterate –il + literate, impractical –im + practical, irrational – ir +

rational). You may consult a dictionary if you wish.

Forming opposites using un, im, in

Forming Opposites

Forming opposites using un, im, in

Table of Form The Opposites of The Words
Table of Form The Opposites of The Words

______adequate

______acceptable

______regular

______tolerant

______demanding

______active

______true

______permanent

______patriotic

______disputed

______accessible

______coherent

______logical

______legal

______responsible

______possible

A. 1. Inadequate

2. Undemanding

3. Unpatriotic

4. Illogical

5. Unacceptable

6. Inactive

7. Undisputed

8. Illegal

9. Irregular

10. Untrue

11. Inaccessible

12. Irresponsible

13. Intolerant

14. Impermanent

15. Incoherent

16. Impossible

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Image of Happy My Childhood

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Question 4:

Active to passive voice in grammar

Changing Active to Passive Voice

Active to passive voice in grammar

Active voice and passive voice

What Is Active and Passive Voice

Active voice and passive voice

Rewrite the sentences below, changing the verbs in brackets into the passive form. Subject is italicized.

Q. In yesterday’s competition the prizes (give away) by the principle.

A. In yesterday’s competition the prizes were given away by the principle.

Q. In spite of financial difficulties, the labourers (pay) on time.

A. In spite of financial difficulties, the labourers were paid on time.

Q. On Republic Day, vehicles (not allow) beyond this point.

A. On Republic Day, vehicles are not allowed beyond this point.

Q. Second-hand books (buy and sell) on the pavement every Saturday.

A. Second-hand books are bought and sold on the pavement every Saturday.

Q. Elections to the Lok Sabha (hold) every five years.

A. Elections to the Lok Sabha are held every five years.

Q. Our National Anthem (compose) Rabindranath Tagore.

A. Our National Anthem was composed by Rabindranath Tagore.

Question 5:

Rewrite the paragraphs below, using the correct form of the verb given in brackets.

Q. How Helmets Came To Be Used in Cricket

Nari Contractor was the Captain and an opening batsman for India in the 1960s. The Indian cricket team went on a tour to the West Indies in 1962. In a match again Barbados in Bridgetown, Nari Contractor (Seriously injure and collapse). In those days helmets (not wear). Contractor (hit) on the head by a bouncer from Charlie Griffith. Contractor’s skull (fracture). The entire team (deeply concern). The West Indies players (worry). Contractor (rush) to hospital. He (Accompany) by Frank Worrell, the Caption of the West Indies Team. Blood (donate) by the West Indies players. Thanks to the timely help, Contractor (save). Nowadays helmets (routinely use) against bowlers.

Present tense to past tense

From Present to Past

Present tense to past tense

A. How Helmets Came To Be Used in Cricket

Nari Contractor was the Captain and an opening batsman for India in the 1960s. The Indian cricket team went on a tour to the West Indies in 1962. In a match, again Barbados in Bridgetown, Nari Contractor got seriously injured and collapsed. In those days helmets were not worn. Contractor was hit on the head by a bouncer from Charlie Griffith. Contractor’s skull had fractured. The entire team was deeply concerned. The West Indies players were worried. Contractor was rushed to hospital. He was accompanied by Frank Worrell, the Caption of the West Indies Team. Blood was donated by the West Indies players. Thanks to the timely help, Contractor was saved. Nowadays helmets are routinely worn against bowlers.

Examples of converting from present to past tense

Present vs Past Tense

Examples of converting from present to past tense

Q. Oil from Seeds

Vegetable oils (make) from seeds and fruits of many plants growing all over the world, from tiny sesame seeds to big, juicy coconuts. Oil (produce) from cotton seeds, groundnuts, soya beans and sunflower seeds. Olive oil (use) for cooking, salad dressing etc. Olives (shake) from the trees and (gather) up, usually by hand. The olives (ground) to a thick paste, which is spread onto special mats. Then the mats (layer) up on the pressing machine, which will gently squeeze them to produce olive oil.

A. Oil from Seeds

Vegetable oils are made from seeds and fruits of many plants growing all over the world, from tiny sesame seeds to big, juicy coconuts. Oil is produced from cottonseeds, groundnuts, soya beans, and Sunflower seeds. Olive oil is used for cooking, salad dressing etc. Olives are shaken from the trees and gathered up, usually by hand. The olives are ground to a thick paste, which is spread onto special mats. Then the mats are layered up on the pressing machine, which will gently squeeze them to produce olive oil.

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