Sunday, 11 December 2011

9th class-cbse english(NCERT BOOK-Beehive)(short answers) Chapter-4(A Truly Beautiful Mind ) (Albert Einstein)


Q) Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) Why did Einstein write a letter to Franklin Roosevelt?
Ans2) Einstein discovered the principle of nuclear energy. He was a visionary scientist. He knew that this power could be misused. He did not want to see the humanity disaster through atom bomb explosion. He was afraid that the Nazis could build and misuse an atomic bomb. So, He wrote to Franklin Roosevelt.

Q2) How did Einstein react to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
Ans3) Einstein was deeply hurt, on seeing the destruction caused by bomb in Nagasaki and Hiroshima. He worked for nuclear disarmament. He wanted peace. He proposed for a world government to stop arm race.

Q3) Why is Einstein remembered as a ‘world citizen’?
Ans4) Einstein is remembered as a world citizen because he campaigned for peace and democracy. He was against the arms race. He was a great scientist as well as a great visionary. His concerns were not constraint by state boundaries. He proposed formation of the world government.

Q4) Einstein was a peculiar child. Justify.
Ans5) Albert Einstein was a peculiar child because he could not behave like other children. His thinking was also different. Einstein did not talk for about two and a half year. His head seemed too large. He uttered everything twice.

Q5) Why did Einstein leave the school for good?
Ans6) Albert Einstein was not comfortable in his school. There was an extreme sense of discipline. He hated this type of discipline. He often argued with his teachers. He was suffocating in this atmosphere. He was not growing. So he left the school for ever.

Q6) How did Albert fell in love with Mileva Maric ?
Ans7) Albert joined a university in Zurich for higher studies. Here he met with a fellow student Maric and felt a special interest in her. She was one of the students studying there. He called her a clever creature. He found   in the girl something against art and literature. Both fell in love.

Some More Questions for practice
Q) Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) How was the reaction of Albert Einstein on receiving the Noble Prize?

Q2) What was the effect of Albert‘s Letter to the American president?

Q3) What was the opinion of headmaster about the Albert?

Q4) Einstein was a gifted violinist. Do you agree?.

Q5) Why was Einstein’s mother against his marriage with Mileva?

Q6) Why do you think Einstein’s personal life was not happy?

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