English Workbook Class 10 Solutions Integrated Grammar Practice 9

English Workbook Class 10 Solutions Integrated Grammar Practice 9

CBSE Class 10 English Workbook Solutions Integrated Grammar Practice 9

Question 1.
This is a conversation between a father and his son. After reading the conversation report the conversation in your own words.
Father : Why did you return home late today ?
Son : My motorbike brakes failed on the way.
Father : Why didn’t you check your brakes before starting ?
Son : I was in a hurry. I didn’t have the time.
Father : It shows how careless you are. If you keep your bike in a good condition, you will save yourself a lot of trouble and time.

The father asked (a) __________. The boy replied (b) __________. On hearing this, the father (c) __________ The boy said that as (d) __________. Disappointed on hearing this, the father observed that it showed how careless he was. He added that if (e) __________
Answer:

(a) his son why he had returned home late that day
(b) that his motorbike brakes had failed on the way
(c) asked him why he hadn’t checked his brakes before starting
(d) he had been in a hurry, he hadn’t had the time
(e) he kept his bike in a good condition, he would save himself a lot of trouble and time

Question 2.
Look at the newspaper headlines given and then use the information in them to complete the news items below by filling in each blank.

1. No Hike in School Fee
Delhi Education Minister has nullified the apprehension that the fee of government schools __________.

2. Medical College Admissions to Reduce
Admissions of students in medical and dental colleges __________ by 2000 and 3000 seats respectively for want, of renewal of permission from the centre

3. Issue of Computerised House Tax Bills
The government of Delhi has decided that __________ within two months.

4. New Postal Stamp Released
A commemorative stamp in honour of Babu Gulab Rai, __________ on 22 June by the Prime Minister.

5. Telephone Cables Cut
Two underground cables of 1200 pairs and 800 pairs capacity each __________ and stolen in Sarita Yihar exchange area on the night of 19 June.

Answers:.

  1. will be hiked
  2. will be reduced
  3. computerised house tax bills will be issued
  4. was released
  5. were cut

Question 3.
Rearrange the words and phrases given below to form meaningful sentences. The first one has been done for you.

friends/I/my/were/grandmother/and/good
My grandmother and I were good friends.

  1. left me/my parents/with her/they/in the city/when/went to live
  2. morning/wake me up/she used to/in/the
  3. she said/prayers/sing song/in a monotonous/morning/her/voice
  4. listened/I/loved/I/her voice/because
  5. she always/with me/school/to/went

Answers:

  1. When my parents went to live in the city, they left me with her.
  2. She used to wake me up in the morning.
  3. She said her morning prayers in a monotonous sing song voice.
  4. I listened because I loved her voice.
  5. She always went to school with me.

Question 4.
Read the instructions for a cookware given below and then fill in the blanks in the paragraph that follows with one suitable word in each blank.

Instructions

(a) Remove the label before cooking and rinse in warm soapy water.
(b) Medium to low heat recommended for all cooking procedures.
(c) Never use on high heat.
(d) Very high temperature could cause sticking, loosening of handles.
(e) Easy maintenance. Use liquid soap only, not detergents.

The label (a) ________ to be removed before cooking. Then the cookware (b) ________ be rinsed in warm soapy water. It is advisable to keep (c) ________ medium to low heat for all cooking procedures. The cookware (d) ________ never be used on high heat. Very high temperatures (e) ________ cause sticking. The handles (f) ________ also loosen. However, you (g) ________ not worry about (h) ________ as it is quite easy. The cookware (i) ________ be cleaned with liquid soap and warm water. One (j) ________ not use detergents for cleaning these pans.

Answers:

(a) ought
(b) should
(c) in
(d) should
(e) can/could
(f) will
(g) need
(h) maintenance
(i) should
(j) should

Question 5.
Read the following newspaper headlines and complete the news items given below.

(а) Hostages Released
Bihar police report that all the hostages __________ by the gangsters today.

(b) Women’s Reservation Bill Blocked
The bill to grant 30% reservation to women __________ at the introductory stage itself by vociferous protests from the opposition.

(c) 20 Killed in Torrential Rains
Mumbai: At least 20 persons __________ and dozens injured in floods caused by torrential rains in Mumbai.

(d) Aussies Crush South Africa
The South African team __________ 3-0 by the Australians in the three test series which concluded recently.

(e) Cold Resistant Plant Discovered
A cold resistant plant with rich nutrition and medicinal properties __________ by the DRDO scientists.

Answers:

(a) were released/have been released
(b) has been blocked
(c) were killed
(d) was crushed
(e) has been discovered

Question 6.
In the passage given below, one word has been omitted in each line. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and the word that comes after it in your answer sheet against the correct blank number. Ensure that the word that forms your answer is underlined.

She was one of pretty and charming (a) __________
young girls sometimes are born, as if (b) __________
by a slip of fate, a family of clerks. (c) __________
She no dowry, no expectations, no way (d) __________
of known, understood, loved and wedded (e) __________
by rich and distinguished man ; so (f) __________
she let be married to a little clerk (g) __________
of the Ministry Public Instruction. (h) __________

Answers:

(a) of the pretty
(b) girls who sometimes
(c) fate, in a
(d) she had no
(e) of being known
(f) by a rich
(g) let herself be
(h) Ministry of Public

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