Class 10 English Unit 16 Exercise [New Course 2080]

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Here, you can find all the solutions of Class 10 English Success and Celebration exercise. Plus, we’ve also provided answer to Grammar I and Writing I section.

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 16 Success and Celebration : Included all Questions and Answers (With Grammar I + Writing I Solution)

Reading I: Walt Disney: An Example of Struggle and Success

A. Use the correct words/phrases given below to complete the sentences.
(domineering, solace, apprentice, bankrupt, afloat, mounting, harness, plotting perseverance, colossal)

a. Kisan had to sell his house to keep his business afloat.
b. He was accused of plotting the robbery of the bank.
c. Scientists are trying to solace the sun’s rays as a new source of energy.
d. Many companies went bankrupt during the economic depression.
e. Courage and perseverance are the keys to success in life.
f. The government had mounting pressure from the public to withdraw the bill.
g. After his graduation, he worked as an apprentice electrician in a company.
h. The government spent a colossal amount of money on the renovation of the historical buildings.
i. Kathy was brought up by an unkind domineering stepmother.
j. Patrick took harness in the company of his mates.


B. Find the meaning of the following phrases/idioms from a dictionary and use them in sentences of your own.

a. make ends meet: to have enough money to cover expense.
It is difficult to make ends meet for teachers.

b. silver lining: bright side of something.
I can see the silver lining of my Mo: Mo: business.

c. nervous breakdown: psychological disorder.
Ram went through nervous breakdown when he failed in the exam for three times.

d. drop out: to leave the place
He dropped out the school because he couldn’t improve his study.

e. kick in the teeth: a humiliating insult.
When I asked for money to my close friend, I got a kick in the teeth.

f. set off: to begin a journey..
He set off India in search of better opportunities.


C. The following sentences represent some events in Disney’s life. Study and rewrite them in the chronological order.
a. Disney left home and went to France to work as an ambulance driver.
b. He returned to Chicago and worked as a trainee at an art studio.
c. The cartoon company collapsed.
d. He created the characters, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and Mickey Mouse.
e. Disney suffered severe mental and emotional illness.
f. He shifted his focus from big screens to television shows.
g. He successfully founded the famous Disneyland.

D. Answer these question.

a. How was Walt Disney’s childhood?
Ans: Walt Disney’s childhood was not so good. He suffered from domineering father.

b.Describe Disney’s family background.
Ans: Walt Disney was one of the five siblings in his family. His childhood was not so good. He suffered from domineering and abuse father. They were poor, too.

c.What did Disney do after his failure in the first business?
Ans: After his failure in the first business, he tried in.acting.

d. How was the character of Mickey Mouse created?
Ans: After many years of eating beans and driving up his debt, he character of Mickey Mouse was created.

e.Why did Disney have a mental breakdown?
Ans: Disney had a mental breakdown because his employer stole his best animation film.

f. Which of his films were commercially useless?
Ans: Inocchio, Fantasia and Bambi were commercially useless films.

g. Which films produced him great financial returns?
Ans: Snow White and the Seven Dwarf produced him great financial returns.

h.Why do you think the opening of Disneyland was called ‘Black Sunday’?
Ans: I think the opening of Disneyland was called ‘Black Sunday’ because many people got trouble in line to watch the film without having water to drink in summer time.

i. What special quality of Disney made him finally a successful entrepreneur?
Ans: Determination and perseverance made Disney a successful entrepreneur.

j. What lesson do you learn from Disney’s life?
Ans: From Disney’s life I learn that determination and perseverance are the key to success in life.

E. Who has inspired you significantly in your life? Share her/his life story to the class.


Cristiano Ronaldo’s life story is one of determination, hard work, and unparalleled success. Born in Madeira, Portugal, on February 5, 1985, Ronaldo grew up in a humble family. From a young age, he showed immense talent and passion for football, playing in the streets of his neighborhood and honing his skills.

Ronaldo’s professional journey began when he joined the youth academy of Sporting Lisbon. His incredible performances at the club caught the attention of Manchester United, one of the top clubs in the English Premier League. In 2003, he moved to England, where he truly began to shine on the world stage.

During his six-year stint at Manchester United, Ronaldo’s athleticism, skillful dribbling, and goal-scoring ability wowed audiences and earned him several prestigious awards, including the first of his five Ballon d’Or titles. Ronaldo’s work ethic was legendary, and he always pushed himself to improve and take his game to new heights.

In 2009, Ronaldo made a record-breaking transfer to Real Madrid for a then-world-record fee. At Madrid, he achieved remarkable success, breaking numerous records and leading the team to multiple Champions League triumphs. His goal-scoring prowess, dedication, and leadership qualities made him the heart and soul of the squad.

Ronaldo’s ambition didn’t stop there. In 2018, he made another high-profile move, this time to Juventus in Italy. Despite his advancing age, Ronaldo continued to defy expectations, maintaining his exceptional level of performance and showing no signs of slowing down.

Off the field, Ronaldo’s philanthropy and charitable efforts have left a lasting impact on various causes, including children’s hospitals and cancer research. He used his immense popularity and resources to make a positive difference in the lives of others, showcasing his compassionate side and commitment to giving back.

Throughout his career, Cristiano Ronaldo has demonstrated an unyielding desire to succeed and a relentless pursuit of excellence. He serves as an inspiration not only for aspiring footballers but also for anyone striving to achieve greatness in their respective fields. His life story teaches us the importance of hard work, dedication, and perseverance in the face of challenges

Class 10 English Unit 16 Grammar I Excercise

Here, you can find Class 10 English Unit 16 Grammar 1 exercise based on new curriculum set by government of Nepal on 2080:

A. Choose the correct preposition.

A: When did you reach school?
B: I reached sometime between 9:00 to 9:15 am.
b. I usually stay in my office from 10 am to 4 pm.
c. You should finish your test in next 30 minutes.
d. Noor worked in the hotel until/in 2010.
e. I have been looking for my spectacles. I don’t remember where I kept them.
f. Mr. Shahi has ten members working under him.
g. There is a knock at the door. Who can be calling us now?
h. Kritika is in her twenties.
i. There is a great deal of violence in some countries.
j. Their discussion turned into an unpleasant quarrel.

B. Complete the sentences with in, on, or at.
a. Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius.
b. Last year, we went on a trip to National Botanical Garden, Godawari from our school.
c. Can you turn the light on, please? I don’t want to sit in the dark.
d. She was married at the young age of 20.
e. Science and technology has developed at a great pace.
f. In my opinion, violent films should be banned for children.
g. I heard the news in the radio this morning.
My father is not at home at the moment.

Class 10 English Unit 16 Writing I Excercise

A.Imagine that your school football team has won the title of ‘Inter-school Football Tournament’ organised by the District Sports Development Committee. Write a message of congratulation to the team on behalf of the school to appear on the school notice board. Use the clues given below.

feeling happy and proud
hard work and dedication of the team
trophy and cash prizes
congratulations and best wishes


Congratulations to well-deserved victory of our school football team who has won the title of ‘Inter-school Football Tournament’ organised by the District Sports Development Committee last week. Your hard work, dedication, and passion for the sport is paid off. You should be very proud of yourself.
Your victory is a true reflection of your determination, discipline, and athletic ability. We couldn’t be more proud of you. Congratulations once again for the trophy and the cash prizes! Wishing you for the best athletic future!

– Grade X students
And School Family


B. Your maternal uncle has recently been promoted to the post of Inspector of Nepal Police. Write a letter of congratulation extending him your best wishes.

Temke Maiyung – 8, Bhojpur
12th April 2023

Dear uncle,
I’m so happy to know that you were promoted to the post of Inspector of Nepal Police recently. Huge congratulations for all that you’ve achieved. You deserve all the success that comes your way. You always strive for excellence, and it’s great to see all your hard work paying off. Congratulations once again on your achievement, my dear uncle!
I am sure that you will be role model in that promoted post again. I always wish you for your bright future.

With Regards,
Jay Thapa

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