Tuesday, August 26, 2014

CBSE Class 10 - English(Communication) - CH 13 - THE DEAR DEPARTED

THE DEAR DEPARTED

CBSE Class 10 - English(Communication) -  CH 13 - THE DEAR DEPARTED

Q & A

Question 1:  What are the reasons for the old people being "abused, harassed and abandoned" in India?

Answer : The old people feel very lonely and ignored. They often feel depressed. They feel that they have nobody to care for them. They cannot share their problems with anybody. Lives in metropolitan cities have left no time with members of the family to spend with each other.

Question 2: Given below are the main incidents in the play. They are in a jumbled order.
Arrange them in the sequence in which they occur in the play.

1. Victoria is asked to fetch the bunch of keys to the bureau to look for the insurance receipt.
2. Mrs. Slater instructs Victoria to put her white frock on with a black sash.
3. Mrs Slater discovers that grandfather is 'dead'.
4. The Slaters fetch the bureau and the clock from upstairs.
5. The family sits down to have tea.
6. Henry wears the new slippers of grandfather's
7. Grandfather comes to know how his daughters were in a hurry to divide his things between them.
8. Grandfather announces his intention to change his will and to marry Mrs. Shorrocks.
9. Grandfather comes down and is surprised to find the Jordans.
10. They discuss the obituary announcement in the papers and the insurance premium payment.
11. The Jordans arrive and learn the details of grandfather's 'demise' from the Slaters.

Answer:
3. Mrs Slater discovers that grandfather is 'dead'.
2. Mrs. Slater instructs Victoria to put her white frock on with a black sash.
6. Henry wears the new slippers of grandfather's
4. The Slaters fetch the bureau and the clock from upstairs.
11. The Jordans arrive and learn the details of grandfather's 'demise'from the Slaters.
5. The family sits down to have tea.
10. They discuss the obituary announcement in the papers and the insurance premium payment.
1. Victoria is asked to fetch the bunch of keys to the bureau to look for the insurance receipt.
9. Grandfather comes down and is surprised to find the Jordans.
7. Grandfather comes to know how his daughters were in a hurry to divide his things between them.
8. Grandfather announces his intention to change his will and to marry Mrs. Shorrocks.


Question 3: How does Mrs. Slater plan to outshine the Jordans? What does it reveal about her character?

Sunday, August 24, 2014

CBSE Class 6 - Geography - Ch2 - GLOBE : LATITUDES AND LONGITUDES

GLOBE : LATITUDES AND LONGITUDES

CBSE Class 6 - Geography - Ch2 - GLOBE : LATITUDES AND LONGITUDES
Globe By George Hodan (Public Domain)

NCERT Book Solutions and other Q & A

Q1(MCQ): The value of the prime meridian is

(a) 90°
(b) 0°
(c) 60°

Answer: (b) 0° longitude


Q2(MCQ): The frigid zone lies near

(a) the Poles
(b) the Equator
(c) the Tropic of Cancer

Answer: (a) the Poles


Q3(MCQ): The total number of longitudes are

(a) 360
(b) 180
(c) 90

Answer: (a) 360


Q4(MCQ): The Antarctic circle is located in

(a) the Northern hemisphere
(b) the Southern hemisphere
(c) the Eastern hemisphere

Friday, August 22, 2014

CBSE Class 10 - Science - CH2 - Acids, Bases and Salts (MCQs)

Acids, Bases and Salts

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MCQs

Q1: The most commonly used indicator in laboratory is
(a) Methyl Orange
(b) Litmus
(c) Phenolphtalein
(d) Universal Indicator




Q2: Which gas is released when a metal reacts with an acid?

(a) Cl2
(b) O2
(c) H2
(d) SO2


Q3: The strength of acid depends upon

(a) density of the acid
(b) oxygen atoms present
(c) number of hydrogen atoms present in the molecule
(d) concentration of H+ ions furnished by the acid


Q4: Which statement is incorrect?

(a) Acids have pH more than 7
(b) Acids give H+ ions in water
(c) Acid conduct electricity in aqueous solution
(d) Acids turn blue litmus red.


Q5: Which of the following substance is antacid?

Thursday, August 21, 2014

CBSE Class 8 - Science - Ch 13 - Sound (MCQs)

Sound

MCQs
CBSE Class 8 - Science - Ch 13 - Sound (MCQs)


Q1: In dholak sound is produced due to ...

(a) stretched membrane
(b) stretched strings
(c) air column
(d) vibration of air


Q2:The pitch of sound depends on the __________ of the vibrating body.

(a) amplitude
(b) noise
(c) frequency
(d) medium of propagation


Q3: Speed of sound in solids is ______ the speed of sound in liquids.

(a) same as
(b) greater than
(c) less than
(d) sometimes greater and sometimes less than


Q4: The human ear can hear sounds having frequency in range ...

(a) between 200 - 20,000 Hz
(b) between 20 - 2000 Hz
(c) between 200 - 2000 Hz
(d) between 20 - 20,000 Hz


Q5: The time taken to complete ___ oscillation(s) is called time period.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

CBSE Class 8/9/10/11/12 CTET - English Grammar - Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension


Directions: Read the following short passages. After each passage, you will find several questions based on what is stated or implied in the passages. Answer the questions that follow each passage.



 Passage -1 
Vehicles do not move about the roads for mysterious reasons of their Own. They move only because people want them to move in connection with the activities which the people are engaged in. Traffic is therefore a ‘function of activities’, and because, in towns, activities mainly take place in buildings, traffic in towns is a ‘function of buildings’, The implications of this line of reasoning are inescapable.

Q1: Line 1 of the passage means that vehicles move on the roads

(a) for reasons difficult to understand.
(b) to serve specific purposes of people.
(c) in a haphazard fashion.
(d) in ways beyond our control.


Q2: The author says that traffic is a ‘function of  activities’. He means that

(a) human activities are taking place.
(b) human activities are dependent on traffic.
(c) traffic is not dependent on human activities.
(d) traffic is connected with human activities.

Q3: The author suggests by his argument that

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

CBSE Class 7 - Geography - CH2 - Inside Our Earth

Inside Our Earth

(Q & A)
CBSE Class 7 - Geography - CH2 - Inside Our Earth


Q1: What are the three layers of the earth?

Answer: The three layers of the earth are: crust, mantle and core.

Q2(MCQ): The innermost layer of the earth is

(a) Crust
(b) Core
(c) Mantle

Answer: (b) Core


Q3: How deep one has to dig to reach the centre of the earth?

Answer: 6000 km (appox.)


Q4: What is crust?

Answer: The uppermost layer over the earth’s surface is called the crust.


Q5: What is the depth of the crust?

Answer: Crust is about 35km deep on the continental masses and only 5km on the ocean floors.


Friday, August 15, 2014

CBSE Class 9 - Economics: People as Resource (Questions and Answers)

People as Resource

Q & A for CBSE Examination

Q1: What is human capital?

Answer: Human capital is the stock of skill and productive knowledge embodied in them.


Q2: What is 'People as Resource'? 

Answer: 'People as Resource' is a way of referring of a country’s working people in terms of their existing productive skills and abilities.


Q3: Which aspect of a large population has often be ignored or overlooked?

Answer: The positive aspect of large population i.e. it can be considered as resource is often overlooked.


Q5: How human capital contributes to Gross National Product by citing two examples?

Answer:
  1. Green Revolution in India proved that with increase in human capital led to improvement in production technology. Due to this the productivity of scarce land resources increased considerably.
  2. The tremendous growth of Information technology industry proved the importance of human capital for the development of IT and ITeS services.

Q6: How is the investment in human resource is similar to any other type of investment?