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Reading With Understanding – 6
TEXTUAL QUESTION & ANSWER
Intext Question 20.1
Q. 1. Say whether the following statements are True (T) or False (F). Correct the false statement.
(a) The passage is about Sanjay Chopra.
Ans: The passage is about Sanjay Chopra. (F)
(b) Shazia’s father was both deaf and mentally challenged.
Ans: Shazia’s father was both deaf and mentally challenged. (T)
(c) Riyaz fell because he could not carry Shazia.
Ans: Riyaz fell because he could not carry Shazia. (T)
(d) Riyaz and Shazia were treated in King George Hospital, Lucknow.
Ans: Riyaz and Shazia were treated in King George Hospital, Lucknow. (T)
Q. 2. Every year on the Republic Day, gallantry awards are given to brave children. The Indian Council of Child Welfare has instituted these awards. One of these brave children is further nominated for the Sanjay Chopra Bravery award. Answer the questions below to learn a little more about the awardee spoken about in the passage.
(a) Who is Riyaz? What does he do?
Ans: Riyaz is a brave boy who was awarded Sanjay Chopra Bravery Award for saving the life of a girl. He studies in class III.
(b) Who is Shazia? Where was she on 16th January, 2003?
Ans: Shazia is a four years old girl saved by Riyaz on 16th January, 2003 when she was standing on a railway track at Daaligaon Bridge, Lucknow.
(c) Why was Shazia’s father not able to respond to Riyaz’s warning?
Ans: Shazia’s father was deaf and mentally challenged, so he could not pay heed to Riyaz’s warning
(d) Why was Shazia in danger?
Ans: Shazia was in danger because she was standing on a railway track and a fast moving train was coming towards her.
(e) How did Riyaz save Shazia ? What did he loose in the process?
Ans: Riyaz pulled back Shazia from the rail track and lost his arm and wrist of another arm.
(f) Who is Shakeel Ahmad? Did he play an important role?
Ans: Shakeel Ahmad is the eye witness of the accident. He took both the children to the hospital, thus played an important role.
Q. 3. There are four characters in the passage:
- Riyaz Ahmad
- Shazia’s father
- Shakeel Ahmad
Pick out the words / expressions from the box to describe each of them.
|deaf, alert, cheerful, brave, likes football, likes non-vegetarian foods, kind, considerate, shows engineering skills, thin and weak, helpful.|
Ans: Riyaz Ahmed: Alert, cheerful, brave, likes football, likes non-vegetarian food, shows engineering skills, thin and weak
Shazia: Weak and thin
Shazia’s father: deaf
Shakeel Ahmad: kind, considerate, alert, helpful.
Intext Question 20.2
Complete the sentences below with information from the biographical sketches A to F:
We find many common features in six biographical sketches. Firstly, all the children did little acts of ____ (i) ______ in the course of their daily lives.
Secondly, most of the children are poor and live in small villages. One of them has not gone to a ____ (ii) ____ and only three of them speak ____ (iii) _____.
Finally, all the children were alert and had
_____ (iv) ____ of mind. They acted swiftly and unselfishly. We are proud of the brave young world.
Ans: (i) bravery