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The Popularity of Different Sports in The World - Class 10 English

Class 10 English Unit 10 Games & Sports Chapter 2 The Popularity of Different Sports in The World exercise, Class 10 English 2080 Updated Notes.

The Popularity of Different Sports in The World

Class 10 English Unit 10 Games & Sports Chapter 2 The Popularity of Different Sports in The World exercise including Grammar II and Writing II , Class 10 English 2080 Notes.

The Popularity of Different Sports in The World - Class 10 English

Reading II - The Popularity of Different Sports in The World Exercises, Question Answerwer


A. Fill in the crossword puzzle with the correct words from the text.


Answer :

ACROSS
1. a person who works as a professional, especially in a sport
Answer: fan

4, existing for longer than people can remember; very old
Answer: Immemorial

6. possible to approach, enter, or use
Answer: accessible

9. long and thin, often in a way that is unusual
Answer: elongate

DOWN
2. a British game bv two teams using a bat and ball
Answer: Baseball

3. connected with activities that people do for pleasure when they are not working
Answer: recreational

5. a hit of the ball before it touches the ground
Answer: volley

7. a large pile of earth or stones; a small hill
Answer: mound

8. showing or feeling respect and slight fear
Answer: awed


B. Write the names of the sports shown in the pictures below.

Answerwer :
a. Rugby
b. Golf
c. Basketball
d. Hockey
e. Lawn Tennis
f. Table Tennis


B. Choose the correct alternative and answer the questions

Answerwer :

a. Which two games are popular in the world for their cheap equipment?
Answer: football and basketball

b. In which countries is cricket particularly popular?
Answer: India, Pakistan and Australia

c. What is the significant difference between regular volleyball and beach volleyball?
Answer: the number of players

d. Which of the following games involve the use of a ball and bat?
Answer: hockey and cricket

e. Which country is supposed to have named ‘golf’?
Answer: the Netherlands

f. Which of the following games have their varieties in terms of the places they are played?
Answer: hockey and volleyball

C. Answerwer the following questions.
Answerwer :

a. Mention any two reasons behind the popularity of sports in the world.
Answer: Two reasons behind the popularity of sports in the world are: for being healthy and for recreation.

b. What does historical evidence say about the origin of football?
Answer: Football is believed to be originated in England in 19th century.

c. What is the main difference between cricket and baseball?
Answer: The main difference between cricket and baseball is shape of the bat, type of the ball and some rules to secure runs.

d. How is regular volleyball played?
Answer:  It involves two teams of six players each with a high net and each team tries to volley more for securing more marks.

e. Who originated basketball and when?
Answer: James Naismith, a Canadian, who was teaching in the USA originated basketball in the late 19th century.

f. What risk is involved in rugby?
Answer: James Naismith, a Canadian, who was teaching in the USA originated basketball in the late 19th century.


D. Rank the games mentioned in the text above in the order of your preferences.

Answerwer :

a. Rugby
b. Golf
c. Cricket
d. Hockey
e. Lawn Tennis
f. Table Tennis
g. Volleyball
h. Basketball


Class 10 English Unit 10 Reading 2 Grammar II Exercises


A. Complete the text below with the correct alternative from the brackets.

Answer :

A man who wanted to buy an ass went to market. Coming across a likely-looking beast, he arranged with the owner that he should be allowed to take him home on trial to see what the beast was like. When the man reached home, he put the beast into his stable along with the other asses. The newcomer looked around, and immediately went and chose a place next to the laziest and greediest beast in the stable. When the master saw this, he put a halter on him at once, and led him off and handed him over to his owner. The latter was surprised to see him back so soon. He inquired, “Why, do you mean to say you have tested already?” “I don’t want to put him through any more tests,” replied the other. “I could see what sort of beast he is from the companion he chose for himself.”


B. Complete the sentences below with the correct alternative from the brackets.

Answer :

a. People always admire  this picture.

b. His leg was hurt in the accident’. This is to say: He hurts his leg  in the accident.

c. Some people dress their children very badly. The passive form of the sentence is : Their children are very badly dressed.

d. Two of my dinner plates have been broken. That means: someone has broken two of my dinner plates .

e. They will forget this story in few years, This story will be forgotten in few years.

f. You must answer all the questions. All the questions must be answered.

g. The packet of biscuits has been eaten by the boys, This is to say: The boys have eaten the packet of biscuits, (the boys ate, the boys have eaten, the boys had eaten)

h. The bridge was built last year. The active voice of the statement is: people built the bridge last year.

i. The field is being ploughed by the farmers. The farmers are ploughing the field .

j. How is a tiger trapped? The active voice of the statement is How do people trap a tiger ?

k. “The teacher will help us.” This statement has a passive voice as: we will be helped.

l. ‘The tiger should be preserved’ is the passive voice of we should preserve the tiger .

m. The bird has built a nest. It means: A nest has been built by the bird.


C. Change the sentences below into passive voice.

Answer :

a. People could hear the noise of explosion from a distance.
Answer: The noise of explosion could be heard from a distance.

b. We ought to break down the building before it collapses.
Answer: The building ought to be broken down before it collapses.

c. Has he translated the book in any other language?
Answer: Has the book been translated in any other language?

d. I like people driving me to my home.
Answer: I like being driven to my home.

e. Can anybody solve this problem?
Answer: Can this problem be solved?

f. We had to book the ticket in advance because of the festive season.
Answer: The ticket had to be booked in advance because of the festive
season.

g. Who might have stolen your bicycle?
Answer: By whom your bicycle might have been stolen?

h. I didn’t notice that you were recording the class.
Answer: It wasn’t noticed that you were recording the class.

I. Does he always sing songs in the party?
Answer: Are songs always sung by him in the party?

j. She will draw the painting beautifully.
Answer: The painting will be drawn by her beautifully.

k. Let the mechanic repair my bike.
Answer: Let my bike be repaired.

l. People believe that the Mahabharata was fought in the 10th century BCE.
Answer: It is believed that the Mahabharata was fought in the 10th century BCE.

m. What are you instructing them now?
Answer: What is being instructed by them now?


Class 10 English Unit 10 Reading 2 Writing II Exercises


Write a dialogue between you and your friend about the upcoming Sports Day/ Week in your school. Include the following points in your dialogue.

Answer:

Friend: Hey, Sports Day/Week is coming up in our school. Are you excited?

Me: Absolutely! Sports Day/Week is always so much fun. I can’t wait for all the activities and competitions. What about you?

Friend: I’m excited too. It’s a great chance to showcase our skills and compete with our classmates. Which events are you planning to participate in?

Me: I’m thinking of the relay race and long jump. I’ve been practicing and feeling confident. How about you?

Friend: I want to join the football tournament and basketball shooting competition. I’ve been playing both sports for a while. It would be great if we could be in the same team for the relay race!

Me: That would be fantastic! Let’s talk to our classmates and form a strong team. It’s always more fun to compete together.

Friend: Absolutely! Teamwork is essential in relay races. Have you heard about any other activities or special events during Sports Day/Week?

Me: Yes, there will be tug-of-war, sack race, and a three-legged race. There will also be an award ceremony to recognize outstanding performers. It’s going to be a full week of exciting sports activities!

Friend: That sounds amazing! Sports Day/Week brings the whole school community together, fostering a sense of camaraderie and healthy competition.

Me: I completely agree. It’s not just about winning, but also about enjoying the experience and celebrating our collective sportsmanship.

Friend: Definitely! It’s a chance to discover new talents and interests. Who knows, we might find a hidden talent in a particular sport.

Me: Absolutely. Sports Day/Week is a platform for personal growth, where we can challenge ourselves, learn from our peers, and develop new skills.

Friend: Let’s make the most of it and have a great time participating, cheering for our friends, and creating lasting memories. I’m really looking forward to it!

Me: Me too! Let’s support each other and have a blast. It’s going to be a fantastic Sports Day/Week, and I’m glad we’ll experience it together.

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