A LETTER TO GOD || 10TH ENGLISH 1st LESSON || ईश्वर के नाम पत्र

A LETTER TO GOD || 10TH ENGLISH 1st LESSON || ईश्वर के नाम पत्र Passage Question And Answers


Passage   1

the house- the only one in the entire valley- sat on the crest of a low hill. From this height one could see the river and the field of ripe corn dotted with the flowers that always promised good harvest. The only  thing the earth  needed was downpour or at least a shower. Throughout the morning Lencho- who knew his fields intimately-had done nothing else but see the sky towards the north-east.

”Now we’re really going to get some water, woman”

the woman who was preparing supper, replied,  ”Yes,God willing.”

Questions:     Answers:  

(1)  Where was ‘the house’ located ? What was the advantage of its location ?

(मकान  कहाँ स्थित था ? उसकी स्थिति का क्या लाभ था ?)

(Ans) The house was located on the top of a low hill. From there Lencho  could see the river and his fields.

(‘मकान ‘ एक नीची पहाड़ी की चोटी पर स्थित था !वहाँ से लेन्चो नदी तथा अपने खेतो को देख सकता था !)

(2)  Why you think it is called ‘the’ house and not ‘a’ house ?

(आपके विचार से उसको ‘the house’ क्यों कहा गया है और ‘a’ house क्यों नहीं ?

(Ans)  It is called ‘the’ house and not ‘a’ house, because it was the only house in the whole valley.

(वह ‘a’ house नहीं बल्कि ‘the’ house कहलाता था , क्योकि पूरी घाटी में वह अकेला मकान था। )

(3)  why did Lencho keep gazing at the sky ?

(लेन्चो आकाश की ओर टकटकी लगाए क्यों देखता रहता रहा ?)

(Ans)  Lencho kept gazing at the sky because he wished it should rain so that his fields could have water.

(लेन्चो आकश की ओर टकटकी लगाए देखता रहा क्योकि वह चाहता था कि वर्षा हो ताकि उसके खेत सींचे जा सके। )

(4) “Now  we’re really going to get some water, women.” Is Lencho sure that it is going to rain ? Give a reason for your answer.

(“प्रियतम ,अब हमें वास्तव में कुछ वर्षा जल प्राप्त होगा ” क्या लेन्चो को विश्वाश है कि बरिश होने वाली है ? अपने उत्तर के लिए एक कारण दीजिये। )

(Ans )  Yes , Lencho is sure that it is going to rain. There were dark and thick clouds in the sky towards north-east.

(हाँ , लेन्चो को विश्वास है की बारिश होगी।  आकश में पूर्वोत्तर की ओर घने काले बादल थे। )

(गधांश में किस शब्द का अर्थ ‘चोटी ‘ है ?)

(Ans) The word ‘crest’ means ‘top’

(‘crest’ शब्द का अर्थ “चोटी ” है ?)

passage 2 

The older boys were working in the field, while the smaller ones were playing near the house until the woman called to them all, “come to dinner’ It was during the meal that, just as Lencho had predicted, big drops of rain began to fall. In north-east huge mountains of clouds could be seen approaching. The air was fresh and sweet. The man went out for no other reason than to have the pleasure of filling the rain on his body, and when he returned he exclaimed, “These aren’t raindrops falling from the sky, they they are new coins. the big drops are ten cent pieces and the little ones are fives.

Questions:      Answers:

(1)  What were the boys doing?

(लड़के क्या कर रहे थे ?)
(Ans)  The older boys were working in the field and the smaller boys were playing near the house.

(बड़े लड़के खेत में काम कर रहे थे और छोटे लड़के घर के समीप खेल रहे थे )

(2)  What had Lencho predicted  ?

(लैंचो ने क्या पूर्वानुमान लगाया ?)

(Ans) Lencho had predicted that it would rain.

(लैंचो ने वर्षा होने का पूर्वानुमान लगाया )

(3)  What are the clouds compared to ?

( बदलो की तुलना किसे से कि गयी ?)

(Ans)  The clouds are compared to huge mountains.

( बदलो की तुलना विशाल पर्वतो से की गयी है। )

(4)  What are the rain drops compared to and why ?

(वर्षा की बूंदों की तुलना किसे की गयी है और क्यों ?)

(Ans)  The rain drops are compared to coins because they resemble to the coins .

(वर्षा कि बूंदों की तुलना सिक्को से कि गयी है क्योकि वे सिक्को की आकृति से मेल खाते थी। )

(5)  Find a word, in the passage, which means ‘foresee’

(गधांश में वह शब्द चुनिए जिसका अर्थ ‘पूर्वानुमान लगाया ‘गया है। )

(Ans )  The word ‘predicted’ means ‘foresee’.

(Predicted’ शब्द का अर्थ पूर्वानुमान लगाया गया है। )

Passage  3

With a satisfied expression he regarded the field of ripe corn with its flowers, draped in a curtain of rain. But suddenly a strong wind began to blow and along with the rain very large hailstones began to fall. These truly did resemble new silver coins The boys exposing themselves to the rain out to collect the frozen pearls.

“it’s really getting bad now ” exclaimed the man. “I hope it passes quickly .”It did not pass quickly . For an hour the hail rained on the house, the garden, the hillside, the cornfield, on the whole valley. The field was white as if covered with salt.

Not a leaf remained on the trees. The corn was totally destroyed. The flowers were gone from the plants.

question:       Answers:    

(1)  Identify the person who said the following :

(उस व्यक्ति को पहचानिये जिसने निम्नलिखित कहा  -)

“It’s really getting bad now ” exclaimed the man . “I hope it passes quickly.” What is he talking about ?

(Ans) It is lencho , the farmer, who said these words . He is talking about hailstones.

(यह कृषक लेंचो है  जिसने ये शब्द कहे।  वह ओला वरिस्टी के बारे में बात कर रहा है )

(2)   why did he lock satisfied ?

(वह सन्तुस्ट क्यों प्रतीत हुआ ?)

(Ans)  He looked satisfied because rain would benefit his crops .

(वह सन्तुस्ट प्रतीत हुआ क्योकि वर्षा से उसके खेतो का हित होगा। )

(3)  why did the boys run out ?

(लड़के बाहर क्यों दौड़े ?)

(Ans)  The boys run out collect the hailstones.

(ओले एकत्र करने के लिए लड़के बहार दौड़े। )

(4)  What was the effect of the rain of the crops ?

(वर्षा का फसल पर क्या प्रभाव हुआ ?)

(Ans)  The rain had totally destroyed Lencho’s  crops.

(वर्षा ने लैंचो की फसल को पूर्णतया नष्ट कर दिया था। )

(5)  Find a word, in the passage, which means ‘look like ‘.

(गधांश में वह शब्द चुनिए जिसका अर्थ ‘मिलता जुलता’ है  )

(Ans )  The word ‘resemble’ means ‘look like.’

(‘Resemble’ शब्द का अर्थ ‘मिलता जुलता ‘ है )

Passage  4 

So in order not to shake the writer’s faith in God


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