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Class 9 English Chapter 12 A Visit To Kaziranga And Sibsagar
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A Visit To Kaziranga And Sibsagar
Chapter – 12
TEXTUAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Thinking about the text:
I. Choose the right answer:
(i) When something is conserved it is preserve/destroyed.
Ans. When something is conserved, it is preserved.
(ii) Herbivorous animals eat flesh/grass.
Ans. Herbivorous animals eat grass.
(iii) When you excavate, you dig out/ cover up something.
Ans. When you excavate, you digout something.
(iv) When you visit a historical site, you see new/old monuments.
Ans. When you visit a historical site, you see old monuments.
(v) When you play an indigenous game, it is a foreign/local game.
Ans. When you play an indigenous game, it is a local game.
II. Answer these questions in one or two short sentences:
Q.1. Why did the children wake up early in the morning?
Ans. The children woke up early in the morning because their parents would be taking them Sivasagar and Kaziranga.
Q.2. Why is Assam Unique?
Ans. Assam is unique because she has tea gardens, ancient temples, national parks, historical monuments and many more things.
Q.3. What is a National Park?
Ans. A national park is an area of land that is protected by the government for the people to visit because of its natural beauty and historical or scientific interest. A national park is one that is used for conservation pur-poses.
Q.4. When was Kaziranga designated as a National park?
Ans. In 1974 Kaziranga was designated as a National park.
Q.5. What is the full form of UNESCO?
Ans, The full form of UNESCO is United Nations Educational, Scien-tific and Cultural Organization.
Q.6. Why was Kaziranga Game Sanctuary renamed the Kaziranga Wild Life Sanctuary?
Ans. Game’ also means animals hunted for food. Game sanctuary is not a nice name for a park meant for conservation of animals. So Kaziranga Game Sanctuary was renamed as Kaziranga Wild Life Sanctuary.
Q.7. What do rhinoceros eat?
Ans. As herbivorous animal rhinoceros eat grass, leaves fruits, water plants and branches of shrubs.
Q.8. “On their way to Sivasagar, they crossed a stone bridge.” What is the name of this bridge.
Ans. The name of the bridge is Namdang Stone Bridge. This is also called ‘Silor Sako’ in Assamese.
Q.9. Name the three temples built on the bank of the Sivasagar tank?
Ans. The three temples are Siva Dol, Vishnu Dol and Devi Dol.
Q.10. Who built the Rong Ghar?
Ans. The Ahom king Pramatta Singha built the Rong Ghar.
III. Fill in the blanks:
Q.1. Well, in 1904 __________ visited Kaziranga.
Ans. Well, in 1904 Mary Curzon visited Kaziranga.
Q.2. The Namdang Stone Bridge was built by the Ahom King __________.
Ans. The Namdang Stone Bridge was built by the Ahom king Rudra Singha.
Q.3. Su-ka-pha made __________ his first capital.
Ans. Su-ka-pha made Charaideo his first capital.
IV. Answer these questions in a short paragraph :
Q.1. Write briefly the history of Kaziranga as a protected area.
Ans. In the year 1904, Mary Curzon, wife of Lord Curzon the then viceroy of India visited Kaziranga. As suggested by her the Kaziranga Reserve forest was created in 1905. In 1916 it was named as Kaziranga Game Sanctuary. In 1950 it was again renamed as Kaziranga Wild Life Sanctuary. This was done because the word ‘Game’ also means animals hunted for food. In 1974 Kaziranga was designated as a National Park. In 1985 UNESCO declared Kaziranga a World Haritage site.
Q.2. Write a short note on Tolatol Ghar.
Ans. The Tolatol Ghar is a storied building of the Ahom period of Assam’s history. It had four stories above ground and three stories under ground. There were two tunnels from the Tolatol Ghar. One 16 kilometer long tunnel led to Gargaon palace. The other 3 kilometer long tunnel led to Dikhow river. The tunnels were closed. Trisha’s mother said that what they saw were remains of the Tolatol Ghar.
Q.3. Write a note on Charaideo Maidam.
Ans. Charaideo, the capital of Su-ke-pha, the first king and founder of the Ahom dynasty in Assam, is 22 km away from Sivasagar. There are at least a hundred maidams in Charaideo. The maidams are burial grounds for the Ahom kings and the nobles. People of the Ahom dynasty regarded Charaideo hillock as a sacred place. They believed that it was the home to their ancestral gods. The tomb vaults on the maidams are like the pyramids in Egypt. The sad thing is that while the pyramids are known all over the world, people do not know much about the maidams.
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