Saturday, 26 May 2012

10th class-cbse english (NCERT BOOK-First Flight)(long answers) chapter-3 (Two Stories about Flying-His first flight)(Liam of Flaherty)


Answer following questions in about 100 words.

Q1) How was the young seagull able to learn his first flight?
Ans1) The young seagull was the only child on the cliff that could not mustered the courage to fly. His parents had tried their best to encourage him but in vain. He was hungry. There was nothing to eat. He came at the verge of cliff. He pretended to sleep to get the attention of his family members. His mother was looking at him. She was tearing a fish with her beak. She took a piece and flew towards him. But mother halted just in front of him. The sight of the food made him mad. He dived at the fish and fell down. In his way down he struggled to save himself. Very soon his wings spread outwards and he started flying. All his fear melted away. Thus he learnt his first flight with the help trick used by his mother.

Some more questions for practice.

Answer following questions in about 100 words.

Q1) Compare and contrast the young seagull in the beginning and at the end of the lesson?

Q2)Parents and teachers should adopt various methods to teach children. Justify.

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