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Std.10_English_Maharashtra State Board: Textual Vocabulary Activities_Lesson: ‘The Alchemy of Nature’

STD.10-Textual Vocabulary Based Activities_The Alchemy of Nature
Std.10 English: Textual Vocabulary Activities
Que. 2 (A) Seen Passage_A3 (2 Marks)

Std.10_3.5_vocabulary_the alhemy of nature

Activity 1: Match the pairs of Antonyms:
a. gentle i. possible
b. impossible ii. small
c. colossal iii. strong
d. short iv. easy
e. difficult v. hard
f. delicate vi. long

Ans: a-iii, b-i, c-ii, d-vi, e-iv, f-v

Activity 2: Complete the Table:
Verb Noun Adjective Adverb
—- strength strong strongly
organize —- organized organizedly
motivate motivation motivational —-
relax relaxation —- relaxedly
impress —- impressive impressively
complete completion —- completely

Ans: strengthen, organization, motivationally, relaxed/relaxing, impression, complete

Activity 3: Match the phrases in Column A with their meanings in Column B:
a. in full splendour i. little amount of something
b. frail feelers ii. a feeling of great respect
c. small bits of iii. weak legs
d. in complete awe iv. very impressive beauty

Ans: a-iv, b-iii, c-i, d-ii

Activity 4: Give meanings of the words by choosing correct alternatives:
i. conviction a. difficult b. courage c. possession d. strong belief
ii. consistent a. reliable b. admirer c. boiled d. higher
iii. passion a. discover b. work c. love d-birth
iv. majesty a. plant b. beauty c. money d. control

Ans: i-d, ii-a, iii-c, iv-b

Activity 5: Pick out the Homophones for the following (Page 119 & 120):
a. grin b. fool c. ears
d. leaves e. son f. list
g. grein h. write i. sea

Ans: a-green, b-full, c-years, d-lives, e-sun, f-least, g-grain, h-right, i-see

Other Lessons:

An Encounter of a Special Kind
His First Flight
The Boy Who Broke the Bank
An Epitome of Courage
Book Review: Swami and Friends
World Heritage
A Lesson in Life from a Beggar
Let’s March!
John of Arc
A Brave Heart Dedicated to Science & Humanity


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