The Passing Away of Bapu Class 10 all Question-answer

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The Passing Away of Bapu Question-Answer

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Question TypeText/Comprehension exercises
Sourceclass 10 Textbook
TopicThe Passing Away of Bapu
AuthorNayantara Sehgal
BoardWBBSE
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The Passing Away of Bapu Unit 1 Question-Answer class 10

Comprehension exercise from The Passing Away of Bapu: Set 1

1. Choose the correct alternative to complete the following sentences

(a) Gandhiji had been shot on his way to-

  • (i) The Birla House
  • (ii) the author’s house
  • (in) a prayer meeting
  • (iv) a family gathering

(b) The author came to know of Gandhiji’s death by-

  • (i) a letter
  • (ii) a telephone call
  • (ii) a telegram
  • (iv) a public broadcast

(c) When one is faced with the shock of a loved one’s death, one

  • (i) whimpers
  • (ii) laughs
  • (ii) claps
  • (iv) shouts

2. Fill in the chart with information from the text:

(a) the date on which Gandhiji was shot dead30/01/1948
(b) the place where Gandhiji breathed his lastBirla House
(C) information was given by the broadcastGandhiji expired
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3. State whether the following statements are True or False. Provide sentences/phrases/words in support of your answer:

(a) The author received an urgent telephone call in the morning. False

Supporting statement: “… when I was called to Birla House by an urgent telephone.”

(b) People attempted to break into the Birla House. True

Supporting statement: “They jostled one another in a stampede to break into the house.”

(c) The news of Gandhiji’s death did not shock the people. False

Supporting statement: “… we sat still shocked and unbelieving.”

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The Passing Away of Bapu Unit 2 Question-Answer:

Comprehension exercise from the Passing Away of Bapu: Set 2

Choose the correct alternative to complete the following sentences.

(a) Gandhiji’s funeral was to take place

  • (i) on the day of his death
  • (ii) two days after his death
  • (iii) one day after his death
  • (iv) a week after his death

(b) Padmasi was Mrs Naidu’s

  • (i) niece
  • (ii) sister
  • (iii) friend
  • (iv) daughter

(c) While walking, Bapu used to carry in his hand a/an

  • (i) flag
  • (iii) staff
  • (iii) umbrella
  • (iv) cane

5. Complete the following sentences with information from the text

(a) Thousands of people wept, trying to touch Gandhiji’s feet.

(b) The author was among people for whom walking with Gandhiji had a special meaning.

(c) To walk is to make slow Progress.

6. Fill in the chart with information from the text:

StatementReason
(a) It was impossible to move.The crowd was very thick.
(b) Padmasi declared that they would walk with Gandhiji in the funeral procession.It was the last time they would be walking with Bapu.
c) To walk was often the only way open to the average Indian.Most of them are poor and unable to afford vehicles or the cost of transportation.
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The Passing Away of Bapu Unit 3 Question Answer:

Comprehension exercise from the Passing Away of Bapu: Set 3

7. Choose the correct alternative to complete the following sentences:

(a) Gandhiji’s ashes were taken to

  • (i) Ahmedabad
  • (ii) Allahabad
  • (ii) Delhi
  • (iv) Benaras

(b A huge crowd had gathered by the

  • (i) Ganges
  • (ii) Yamuna
  • (ii) Brahmaputra
  • (iv) Narmada 

(c) Gandhiji awakened people to one another’s

  • (i) indifference
  • (ii) jealousy
  • (iii) suffering
  • (iv) greed

8. Complete the following sentences with information from the text:

(a) People on the special train were singing Bhajans.

(b) The author felt she had grown up within a magic circle.

(c) Bapu had passed away but his India would continue to live in his children.

9. Fill in the chart with information from the text:

CauseEffect
They could feel the presence of Gandhiji in flowers and songs.People did not weep anymore.
(b) The magic circle vanished.The author felt unprotected.
Her values were not so weak.The author felt that she wouldn’t lose courage so easily.
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The Passing Away of Bapu Grammar Questions and Answers- Exercise

Given below are the questions and answers regarding grammar from the text of The Passing Away of Bapu. Check them for your reference.

10. Join the following pairs of sentences into single sentences as directed:

(a) I saw a snake. I ran away. (use participle)

Seeing a snake I ran away.

(b) He learns music. He listens to the chords. (use a preposition with gerund)

He learns music by listening to the chords.

(c) Gold is a precious metal. It is used to make ornaments. (use a noun in apposition)

Gold, a precious metal is used to make ornaments.

(d) Ramu has some money. He can buy books. (use infinitive)

Ramu has some money to buy books.

(e) The sky was cloudy. We postponed our journey. (use nominative absolute)

The sky being cloudy we postponed our journey.

(f) The boy wrote the answer. The answer was incorrect. (use an adverbial phrase)

The boy wrote the answer incorrectly.

11. Join the following sentences into compound sentences.

a) The old man is unwell. He can not go out. (Use illative conjunction)

  • The old man can not go out because/since he is unwell.

b) He is honest. He is humble. (Use cumulative conjunction)

  • He is not only honest but also humble.

c) Sonali can not write poetry. She keeps on trying. (Use adversative conjunction)

  • Sonali can not write poetry nevertheless she keeps on trying.

d) Study hard. You will not pass the examination. (Use alternative conjunction)

  • Either you will study hard or you will not pass the examination.

12. Join the sentences into single complex sentences.

a) Rabindranath Tagore is a famous poet. He won the Nobel Prize. (use adjective clause)

  • Rabindranath Tagore who was a famous poet won the noble prize.

b) He returned home. Everyone in the family had fallen asleep. (use adverb clause)

  • When he returned home everyone in the family had fallen asleep.

c) The sun rises in the east. Everyone knows it. (use noun clause)

  • Everyone knows that the sun rises in the east.

13. Join the following pairs of sentences into single sentences as directed:

a) It rained hard. The roads were not flooded. (compound sentence)

  • It rained hard but the roads were not flooded.

b) He completed his work. He took rest. (simple sentence)

  • Completing his work he took rest.

c) Rahul is a great singer. He can sing different kinds of songs. (complex sentence)

  • Rahul who is a great singer can sing different kinds of songs.

(d) The time of departure of the train has changed. Alia knew it. (complex sentence)

  • Alia knew that the time of departure of the train had changed.

(e) I do not watch television. I do not listen to the radio. (compound sentence)

  • Neither do I watch television or listen to the radio.

(f) The child was short. The child could not pick the guava from the tree. (simple sentence)

  • The child being short could not pick the guava from the tree.

14. Split the following into two sentences:

(a) It rained and l could not leave my room.

  • It rained. I could not leave my room.

(b) He thought that he could win the race.

  • He could win the race. He thought it.

(c) Having been informed of the trouble, the Principal left for home.

  • The principal had been informed of the trouble. He left for home.

(d) Nasir, who was the captain of the team, scored a century.

  • Nasin was the captain of the team. He scored a century.

Writing activities

15. Write a biography of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (within 100 words) based on the hints given below:

16. Use the following flow-chart to write a paragraph (within 100 words) on how a building is constructed:


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