Thursday, 24 May 2012

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


Part-1
Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) How did the young seagull’s parents treat him initially when he did not fly?
Ans1) Initially when the young seagull afraid to fly his parents called to him shrilly. They scolding him and threatened to let him starve. The whole family taunted him coward.

Q2) What did young seagull do to attract his mother‘s attention?
Ans2) Young seagull was alone as his whole family had flown away. He was hungry and tried to attract the attention of his mother. He stood on the brink of the ledge, on one leg with other leg hidden under his wing. He closed one eye and pretended to be falling asleep.

Q3) What trick did the young seagull’s mother play to make him fly from his ledge?
Ans3) The young seagull’s mother was much worried about the young seagull who could not mustered courage to fly along with his broth and sister.  She played a trick to overcome this problem. She tore a piece of fish and fly towards young seagull. She reached close to him and halted just in front of him. The sight of food made him mad. He dived to catch the food and fell down. In the way he struggled and learnt to fly.

Some more questions for practice.

Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) Young seagull tried to fly but he could not. Why was he afraid to fly?

Q2) Some people are slow learner. How should we behave with them?

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