Class 10 English Chapter 20 Fog

Class 10 English Chapter 20 Fog The answer to each chapter is provided in the list so that you can easily browse throughout different chapters NCERT Class 10 English Chapter 20 Fog and select need one.

Class 10 English Chapter 20 Fog

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Also, you can read the SCERT book online in these sections Solutions by Expert Teachers as per SCERT (CBSE) Book guidelines. These solutions are part of SCERT All Subject Solutions. Here we have given Assam Board Class 10 English Chapter 20 Fog Solutions for All Subjects, You can practice these here…


Chapter – 20



Thinking about the poem

1. (i) what does sandburg think the fog is like? 

Ans: sandburg thinks the fog is like a cat sitting on silent haunches. 

(ii) How does the fog come? 

Ans:  The fog comes silently.

(iii) What does ‘it’ in the third line refer to? 

Ans:  In the third line ‘it’ refers to the fog that comes on little cat feet. 

(iv) Does the poet actually say that the fog is like a cat? Find three things that tell us that the fog is like a cat. 

Ans: Three things that tell us that the fog is like a cat are: It comes silently like a cat on its small feet. It looks over like a cat. It sits on its haunches like a cat.

2. You know that a metaphor compares two things by transferring a feature of one thing to the other (see unit I), 

(i) Find metaphors for the following words and complete the table below. Also try to say how they are alike. The first is done for you. 

StormTigerPouness over the fields  growls


TrainSnakeMoves fonts rail, hisses
FireDragonDestroys, roars
SchoolTempleTeaches, bell rings
HomeShelterProtects, gives sweetness, comfort.

(ii) Think about a storm. Try to visualise the force of the storm, hear the sound of the storm, feel the power of the storm and sudden calm that happens after wards. Write a poem about the storm comparing with an animal. 

Ans:                              Storm

                         The monster came

                         With its full might. 

                         Uprooted the big traces. 

                         Destroyed  habitation 

                         With its destructive hands

                         roaring as loud as thunder. 

                         Boldly it went away leaving 

                         a lifeless scene. 

                         A lifeless scene. 

                         All calm again. 

2. Does this poem have a rhythm scheme? Poetry that doesn’t have an obvious rhythm or rhythm is called ‘free verse’. 

Ans:  This poem does not have any rhyme scheme. It is a ‘free verse’. 

Comprehension questions and answers

Q:-  Read the extract and answer the questions choosing the appropriate option given below:-

1. THe fog comes

     On little cat feet. 

     It sits looking 

     Over harbour and city 

     On silent haunches 

     And then moves on. 

1.A Letter to God
Dust of Snow
Fire and Ice
2.Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
A Tiger in the Zoo
3.Two Stories About Flying
I.His First Flight
II.The Black Aeroplane
How to Tell Wild Animals
The Ball Poem
4.From the Diary of Anne Frank
5.The Hundred Dresses – I
6.The Hundred Dresses – II
7.Glimpses of India
I.A Baker from Goa
III.Tea from Assam
The Trees
8.Mijbil the Otter
9.Madam Rides the Bus
The Tale of Custard the Dragon
10.The Sermon at Benares
For Anne Gregory
11.The Proposal

Questions :-

1. Who is the poet? 

a) Carl sand burg.

b) Walt Whitman.

c) Adrienne rich.

d) Robert frost.

Ans: a) Carl sand burg.

2. How does the fog come? 

a) Like a hero.

b) On horseback.

c) On little cat feet.

d) Like the rain.

Ans: c) On little cat feet.

3. It sits looking – 

a) At people.

b) Over harbour.

c) Over city.

d) Over harbour and city. 

Ans: d) Over harbour and city. 

4. What does it do after sitting on silent haunches? 

a) Sleeps.

b) Runs.

c) Moves on.

d) Stands up. 

Ans: c) Moves on.

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