Niketan Class 7 English Chapter 10 A Friend in Need

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Niketan Class 7 English Chapter 10 A Friend in Need

Also, you can read the Assam Board book online in these sections Solutions by Expert Teachers as per SCERT (CBSE) Book guidelines. These solutions are part of Shankardev Sishu Niketan All Subject Solutions. Here we have given Assam Board Shankardev Vidya Niketan Class 7 English Chapter 10 A Friend in Need Solutions for All Subjects, You can practice these here.

A Friend in Need

Chapter – 10

ENGLISH

SHANKARDEV SISHU VIDYA NIKETAN

TEXTUAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

I. Answer each of the following questions in one or two sentences.

Q.1. Why was Kunti disturbed ?

Ans :- Kunti was disturbed because the Pandavas would fight against the Kauravas and Karna would fight against his brothers, perhaps kill them or be killed himself because Karna was her previous first born.

Q.2. Who were the rivals ?

Ans :- Kauravas were the rivals.

Q.3. Where did kunti meet Karna to reveal the truth ?

Ans :- Kunti meet Karna on the bank of the river Ganga where she knew Karna would be at his morning prayer.

Q.4. What was the truth ?

Ans :- The truth was that Karna was the child of Kunti and Surya, the Surya – God.

Q.5. What did she plead with Karna ?

Ans :- She pleaded with Karna that to leave Duryodhana and to fight on the side of the Pandavas.

Q.6. Why did Karna refuse to leave Duryodhana ?

Ans :- Karna refused to leave Duryodhana because he gave him wealth, a kingdom, power, armies more then that he was a life long friend who stood by him at his distress.

Q.7. Did Karna become a traitor ?

Ans :- No, Karna did not become a traitor. So he did not want to desert life long friend Duryodhana at the time of war.

Q.8. What did he value most ?

Ans :- Karna valued most at gratefulness.

II. Choose the correct answer.

1. Karna was Kunti’s ………… ( First child, Second child, Third child )

Ans :- Karna was Kunti’s First child.

2. Adiratha was a ……… ( Warrior archer, Charioteer )

Ans :- Adiratha was a Charioteer.

3. …………. broke the news of war to Kunti. (Duryodhana, Krishna, Arjuna )

Ans :- Krishna broke the news of war to Kunti.

4. Karna was born to Kunti and ………… ( Vayu, Surya, Shiva )

Ans :- Karna was born to Kunti and Surya.

III. Say whether the following are True or False.

1.Karna was on the side of Duryodhana till the end.

Ans :- True.

2. Karna agreed to fulfil Kunti’s request.

Ans :- False.

3. Kripa Challenged Karna to reveal his parentage.

Ans :- True.

4. Adiratha and Kunti raised Karna.

Ans :- False.

IV. Find the synonyms for the following from your lesson.

Battle

Murder

Baby

Hastened

Gentle

Ans :- 

       Battle        –       Fight, War

       Murder      –       Kill

       Baby         –       Infant

      Hastened   –       Hurried

     Gentle         –       Polite 

V. Find the antonyms for the following from your lesson.

        Strengthened

        Lower

         Conceal

         Light

Ans :- 

        Strengthened        –       Weakened.

           Lower                 –       Risen.

          Conceal               –       Reveal

           Light                   –        Heavy.

VI. Give the correct spelling for the comprehensive and superlative forms of the following :-

Wise       …………         ………….

Hold       …………         ………….

Merry     …………         ………….

Kind       …………         ………….

Large     …………         ………….

Strong   …………         ………….

Tasty     …………         ………….

Rare      ………….        …………..

Lazy      …………..       …………..

Thin      …………..       …………..

Ans :-

Wise           Wiser            Wisest

Hold           Holder          Holdest

Merry         Merrier          Merriest

Kind           Kinder           Kindheit

Large         Larger           Largest

Strong       Stronger       Strongest

Tasty         Tastier          Tastiest

Rare           Rarer             Rarest

Lazy           Lazier            Laziest

Thin           Thinner       Thinnest

Task -1 : Match section A with section B and from compound words.

AB
TypeWide
SkyFast
BreakWrite
TroubleBlue
CountryFree
KneeBlack
HomeRed
JetHigh
Blood Sick

Ans :-

AB
TypeWideType Write
SkyFastBlue Sky
BreakWriteBreakfast
TroubleBlueTrouble Free
CountryFreeCountry Wide
KneeBlackHigh Knee
HomeRedBlack Jet
JetHigh
BloodSick

Task-2 : Combine words from box A with box B to from compound words and fill in the blanks.

AB
WaterPocket
WorldMade
HomeProof
FootBall
PickWide

1. My watch is ………………….

Ans :- My watch is waterproof.

2. English is spoken ……………..

Ans :- English is spoken worldwide.

3. I love my grandmother’s ………………. pickles.

Ans :- I love my grandmother’s home made pickles.

4. My friend is a …………….. player.

Ans :- My friend is a football player.

5. The ………….. Stole my purse.

Ans :- The pickpocket Stole my purse.

Task-1 : Fill in the blanks with the appropriate degree of comparison of the adjective.

1. The turkey’s neck is long.

The crance’s neck is ……….

Ans :- The turkey’s neck is long.

           The crance’s neck is longer.

2. The tortoise is slow.

    The snail is …………

Ans :- The tortoise is slow.

           The snail is slower.

3. The rhinoceros is heavy

    The elephant is …………

    The whale is the heaviest.

Ans :- The rhinoceros is heavy.

           The elephant is heaviest.

           The whale is the heaviest.

4. The deer runs fast

    The tiger runs ……….

    The cheetah runs the fastest.

Ans :- The deer runs fast

           The tiger runs faster.

           The cheetah runs the fastest.

Task-2 : The following words have been taken from your lesson, give the other degrees for the adjectives.

Positive Comparative Superlative
Young…………………………………..
……………….. ………………..Greatest
Much ……………….. ………………..
Precious ……………….. ………………..
Noble ……………….. ………………..
……………….. ……………….. Eldest
Sad ……………….. ………………..
Gentle ……………….. ………………..
Honorable ……………….. ………………..
Worthy ……………….. ………………..

Ans :-

Positive Comparative Superlative
YoungYoungerYoungest
GreatGreaterGreatest
MuchMoreMost
PreciousMore PreciousMost Precious
NobleNoblerNoblest
OldOlder, ElderEldest
SadSadderSaddest
Gentle Gentler Gentlest
Honorable More Honourable Most Honourable
WorthyWorthierWorthiest

Task – 3: The names of the five Pandavas are given in the order of their birth. Look at it and answer the questions that follow.

Yudhisthira, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula, Sahadeva.

1. Who is the oldest of the five brothers ?

Ans :- Yudhisthira is the oldest of the five brothers.

2. Who is the youngest ?

Ans :- Sahadeva is the youngest.

3. Who is older than Arjuna, but younger than Yudhisthira ?

Ans :- Bhima is older than Arjuna but younger than Yudhisthira.

4. Who are older than Nakula?

Ans :- Yudhisthira, Bhima, Arjuna are older than Nakula.

5. Kunti tells Karna, that he is her first-child, the ………… of the Pandavas.

Ans :- Kunti tells Karna, that he is her first-child, the eldest of the Pandavas.

Task-4 :      River                Length in Kilometers

                  Nile                   6650

                  Amazon            6437

                  Mississippi        6020

    River Mississippi is 6020 kms long.

River Amazon is ………….. than Mississippi

River Nile is the ……………

Ans :-   River            Length in Kilometers

            Nile               6650

            Amazon        6437

            Mississippi    6020

River Mississippi is 6020 kms long.

River Amazon is longer than Mississippi.

River Nile is the longest river.

Task-5 : Mountain        Height in metres

               Mt. Everest             8848

               K2 (Mt. Godwin)    8611

    Kanchenjunga is 8597 metres high.

    K2 is ……………..than Kanchenjunga

    Mt. Everest is the ………………….

Ans :- Mountain                 Height in metres

          Mt. Everest              8848

          K2 ( Mt. Godwin)     8611

 Kanchenjunga is 8597 metres high.

 K2 is higher than Kanchenjunga.

 Mt. Everest is the highest.

Task-6 : Give the other degrees of comparison of the underlined words.

1. A courageous foe is better than a cowardly friend.

2. A false friend is worse than an open enemy.

3. A friend is best found in adversity.

4. A good friend in my nearest relation.

5. The greatest blessing is a true friend.

Ans :-

PositiveComparativeSuperlative
1. Courageous  Good More Courageous BetterMost Courageous Best
2. BadWorseWorst
3. GoodBetterBest
4. NearNearerNearest
5. GreatGreaterGreatest

Additional Questions & Answer

Q.1. “War in near”, “Your sons will fight against their cousins.”- Who said this line and whom ?

Ans :- Krishna said this line to Kunti, the mother of Pandavas.

Q.2. Who was the mother of Karna ?

Ans :- Kunti was the mother of Karna.

Q.3. Who gave Karna father’s care and mother’s care ?

Ans :- Adhiratha gave Karna, father’s care and Radha gave mother’s care.

4. Write the meaning :-

Blood-Shed, Vanquish, Lavished, Flung, Traitor

Ans :- Blood-shed        –         মানুহ মৰা।

           Vanquish           –         পৰাভূত হোৱা।

           Lavished           –          ইয়াত অসন্মতি।

           Flung                –          দলিওৱা।

           Traitor               –          যিয়ে প্ৰতাৰণা কৰে।

5. Fill up the blanks suitable words from the text.

(a) This was the right time for Karna to learn ………….

Ans :- This was the right time for Karna to learn the secret of his birth.

(b) Kunti hurried to the banks of the river Ganges where she knew Karna would be at ………..

Ans :- Kunti hurried to the banks of the river Ganges where she knew Karna would be at his morning prayers.

6. “He was her first child, the eldest of the Pandavas”. – What was the name of the person instead of ‘He’ and who declared it ?

Ans :- Karna was her first child the eldest of the Pandavas and Kunti, his mother declared this.

Word Note :-

Chooses          –        নিৰ্বাচন কৰা।

Invoke              –        আহ্বান কৰা।

Verse               –        শ্লোক, কবিতা।

Need                –       প্ৰয়োজনীয়াতা।

Secret              –       গুপ্ত, গোপন।

Glory                –       গৌৰৱ, মহিমামণ্ডিত।

Precious           –       মূল্যবান।

Dear                 –        মৰমৰ।

Pensuade         –       পতিয়ন নিয়া।

Force                –        শক্তি।

Spirit                 –        বল।

Defend              –        ৰক্ষা কৰা।

Wiped                –        মচি পেলোৱা।

Gentle                –        বিনয়ী, ভদ্ৰ।

Sad                     –         দুখ।

Lavished             –         পৰ্যাপ্ত।

Infant                   –         নাবালিকা।

Man hood            –         বয়সপ্ৰাপ্তি।

Tournament         –         ক্ৰীড়া প্ৰতিযোগিতা।

Challenge            –         প্ৰত্যাহ্বান, দাবী।

Things                  –         বস্তু।

Matter                   –        বিষয়।

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