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NIOS Class 12 English Chapter 22 Reading With Understanding – 8
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Reading With Understanding – 8
TEXTUAL QUESTION & ANSWER
Intext Question 22.1
Q. 1. Complete the sentences below with the phrases given in box below:
|meeting place for the people in the village the Banyan treesends down roots from its branches sit under it and transact businessreaches its full sizeShibpur, Calcuttaoval and shining|
(a) A well – known variety of the fig tree is called ____.
Ans: banyan tree.
(b) The tree is a ____.
Ans: meeting place for the people in the village.
(c) It was called ‘Banyan’ because Hindu merchants or Baniyas used to ____.
Ans: sit under it and transact business.
(d) It is a big tree, and spreads over a great area, because it _____.
Ans: sends down roots from its branches.
(e) When it grows in open places in the village it ____.
Ans: reaches its full size.
(f) The leaves are _____.
Ans: oval and shining.
(g) There is a big Banyan tree in ___.
Ans: Shibpur, Calcutta.
Q. 2. Put T against the statements that are correct and Against the ones that are incorrect:
(a) The banyan tree grows near sea.
(b) Villagers enjoy sitting in the shade of the tree.
(c) The tree was called ‘the Banyan Tree’ by the Americans.
(d) It is a small tree.
(e) It grows well in towns.
(f) Usually there are temples and shrines near it.
Q. 3. Words and phrases from the passage are given below. Select words from the box that mean the same, and write. them down side by side.
|gossip||places of worship|
|shrine||places of worship|
|rallying point||meeting place|
Q. 4. Give passage a tittle.
Ans: History of the Banyan tree.
Intext Question 22.2
1. Vertebrate’ animals are those that:
(a) have warm blood.
(b) have a back bone.
(c) walk on two legs.
Ans: (b) have a back-bone.
2. Fishes, frogs and reptiles are those creatures:
(a) which have no blood
(b) the temperature of whose blood changes with that of the outside atmosphere.
(c) the temperature of whose blood remains the same at all times.
Ans: (b) the temperature of whose blood changes with that of the outside atmosphere.
3. Mammals have:
(b) hair on their bodies.
Ans: (b) hair on their bodies.
4. Birds can
(a) bear live young.
(b) adopt the young of other species.
(c) lay eggs and hatch them.
Ans: (c) lay eggs and hatch them.
5. All birds eggs
(c) build nests
Ans: (a) lay eggs.
Q. 2. Write T against the statements that
are correct and F against the ones that are incorrect:
(a) All birds are small
(b) The ostrich is a very tall bird
(c) Vultures eat everything
(d) All birds build nests
(e) Same birds build very complicated nests
(f) All birds can fly
(g) All birds like to live with human beings
(h) Birds are warm blooded
Q. 3. The antonyms (words with opposite meaning) of the following words are given in box. Write them together.