Class 10 English Unit 10 Exercise [New Course 2080]

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These all solutions are based on new curriculum set by government of Nepal published on 2080 B.S.

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Class 10 English Unit 10 Games & Sports Exercise: Included all Questions and Answers (With Grammar I + Writing I Solution)

Reading I: The First Olympic Games

A. Complete the sentences with the words given below.
(exquisite, inherited, underworld, embroidered, stew, decreed, mounted, rejoicing, furious, lush)

a. We are having …..stew…..for lunch today.

b. The demon was sent to the ..underworld…..for his disobedience to the gods.

c. The sleeves of his coat were …embroidered.…gold.

d. Smita was absolutely ……furious.…….at having been cheated.

e. Her wedding dress was absolutely ….exquisite

f. The prince….inherited...the kingship after his father’s death.

g. There was a great ….rejoicing…….when the Nepali Football Team won SAFF U-19 championship.

h. The king …..mounted….his horse and rode away from the palace.

i. The government …..decreed….that the following day would be a holiday on the occasion of Eid.

j. It was wonderful to spend a week in the….lush…. country side.

B. Write if the following statements are true, false or not given based on the information given in the text.

a. Tantalus’ father Zeus was also half god and half man.
Ans: False

b. Tantalus wanted to take revenge with the gods.
Ans: False

c. The gods revived Pelops to rule in Elis.
Ans: True

d. Princess Hippodamia was impressed with Pelops at first sight.
Ans: True

e. Hippodamia wanted to kill the king so that she could inherit the kingdom.
Ans: Not Given

f. The Olympic Games were not held for about 1,500 years due to the fear of the earthquake.
Ans: False

g. In every Olympic Games the torch is carried from Greece.
Ans: Not Given

C. Answer the following questions.

a. Who was Tantalus?
Ans: Tantalus was half man and half God.

b. Why were the gods angry with him?
Ans: The gods were angry with him because he chopped his son and served them his stew.

c. What punishment did gods give Tantalus?
Ans: The Gods sent him down to the underworld where he had to send in water up to his neck forever.

d. What unique qualities did the horses of the king and Pelops have?
Ans: The King’s horse used to run faster than lightening and Pelops horse used to run faster than wind.

e. What was the risk of proposing Princess Hippodamia?
Ans: The risk of proposing princess Hippodamia was that if lost in run, the loser’s head might be chopped off.

f. How did the stable boy help pelops win the race?
Ans: The stable boy helped Pelops win the race by replacing the copper pins with candle wax pins.

g. How did the king die?
Ans: The king died by falling down from his chariot.

h. Why did Pelops and Hippodamia organise a feast?
Ans: Pelops and Hippodamia organised a feast to honor the great king.

i. How did the events of the feast become the Origin of modern Olympic Games?
Ans: The events of the feast became the origin of modern Olympic Games because in the feast the king ordered that such games

j. How is the Olympic torch it?
Ans: The Olympic torch is lit from the rays of the sun.

D. What is the significance of the Olympic Games in the world today? Discuss.

The Olympic Games hold significant importance in the world today for several reasons. Here are some key points to consider:

  1. Global Unity: The Olympics bring nations together in a spirit of friendly competition, promoting global unity and understanding. Athletes from different countries and diverse backgrounds gather to showcase their skills and represent their nations. This shared experience fosters a sense of camaraderie and solidarity among participants and spectators alike.
  2. Cultural Exchange: The Olympics provide a platform for cultural exchange and appreciation. Athletes, officials, and fans from around the world converge in one location, offering an opportunity to celebrate and learn about different cultures, traditions, and languages. The Games serve as a melting pot of diversity, breaking down barriers and fostering mutual respect and understanding.
  3. Sportsmanship and Fair Play: The Olympic Games embody the principles of sportsmanship and fair play. Athletes compete according to established rules and regulations, and the spirit of the Games emphasizes respect, discipline, and integrity. The pursuit of excellence and the display of good sportsmanship inspire individuals to push their limits and serve as positive role models for future generations.
  4. Promoting Peace: The Olympics have historically played a role in promoting peace. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) encourages dialogue and peaceful resolutions to conflicts through sports diplomacy. The Games have been used as a platform for nations to set aside political differences and engage in peaceful competition, promoting understanding and goodwill between countries.
  5. Economic Impact: Hosting the Olympics has a significant economic impact on the host country and city. The Games attract millions of visitors, generate employment opportunities, and stimulate local businesses and infrastructure development. While there can be challenges and costs associated with hosting, the potential for economic benefits can be substantial.
  6. Inspiration and Aspiration: The Olympic Games inspire people worldwide to participate in sports and physical activities. The achievements and stories of Olympic athletes serve as a source of motivation and aspiration for individuals of all ages and backgrounds. The Games encourage healthy lifestyles, promote inclusivity, and empower individuals to strive for personal excellence.
  7. Legacy and Sustainability: The Olympics leave a lasting legacy in host cities and countries. Infrastructure improvements, sports facilities, and urban development projects often accompany the Games, benefiting local communities long after the event concludes. Recent Olympic Games have also placed a greater emphasis on sustainability, promoting eco-friendly practices and raising awareness about environmental issues.

Despite their significance, the Olympics also face challenges and criticisms, including concerns over commercialization, high costs, corruption, and the potential for social and environmental impacts. However, the Games’ overall impact on global unity, cultural exchange, sportsmanship, and inspiration remains significant in today’s world.

Class 10 English Unit 10 Grammar I Excercise

Here, you can find Class 10 English Unit 10 grammar 1 exercise based on new curriculum set by government of Nepal on 2080:

A. Complete the text below with the present perfect or present perfect continuous tense of verbs in the brackets.

Kaski, Pokhara
21 August
Hi Nima!

Just a quick note from Pokhara. We have been here for two days now. We have been staying  in a hotel in Lakeside since we arrived. By now, we have already visited many places of interest here, I feel really excited to be here. We have not been to Sarangkot yet. We plan to go there too. I always have always wished to go paragliding have been covincing my parents for this.
How have you spent your holidays? I guess you  have visited your grandparents. Please have a great time. We will have great fun back at school.

With love,

B. Complete the sentences below with the present perfect or present perfect continuous tense of the verbs given in the brackets.

a. Siddhartha has learned to drive just in ten years.

b. It has been raining all summer. There have been floods and landslides in many places.

c. Palden: You must have finished the book. I think you have been reading it since last week.
Ricky: No, I haven’t finished it yet. Actually, I started it just yesterday.

d. What have you been cooking for so long?

e. You have promised to help me many times. You really need to help me today.

f. The children have their exams next week. So they have been preparing a lot.

g. The film is really wonderful. Haven’t you watched it yet?

h. Sitaram has been painting his house all day. He has not finished it yet.

i. Finally, they have fixed the leakage in their roof.

j. I am so tired now. I have been working hard lately..

Class 10 English Unit 10 Writing I Excercise

Read the following paragraph about a popular footballer and answer the questions.

a. Which sentence is the topic sentence of the paragraph?
Ans: The first sentence is the topic sentence of the paragraph

b. Are the other sentences related to the topic sentence?
Ans: Yes, the other sentences in the paragraph are related to the topic sentence. They provide additional information about Beckham’s popularity, his skills as a player, his leadership qualities, and his achievements.

c. Which sentence concludes the paragraph?
Ans: The sentence that concludes the paragraph is “He is still loved by many even after his retirement.”

d. Are the topic and concluding sentences similar or different?
Ans: The topic and concluding sentences are different. The topic sentence introduces the main idea of the paragraph, which is Beckham’s popularity, while the concluding sentence summarizes the paragraph by stating that he is still loved by many even after his retirement.

B. Write a similar paragraph about your favourite player. Mark the topic, supporting and concluding sentences in your paragraph.

Topic: My favorite Player

Supporting sentences: My favorite player is Lionel Messi, a professional footballer from Argentina. He currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain and is considered one of the greatest players of all time. Messi is known for his incredible ball control, agility, and precision on the pitch. He has won numerous awards throughout his career, including seven Ballon d’ Or titles, and has broken several records, including the most goals scored in a calendar year.

Concluding sentence: Messi’s talent and dedication to the sport have made him an inspiration to millions of fans around the world, and I am proud to be one of them.

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