NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English First Flight Chapter 1: A Letter to God and poems Dust of Snow as well as Fire and Ice. This includes all answers of oral comprehension check, working with the text, working with language, speaking and writing skills, etc. Download Offline Apps based on updated NCERT Solutions for 2019-20.
|Class 10:||English – First Flight|
|Chapter 1:||A Letter to God|
NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English First Flight Chapter 1
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A Letter to God: Question – Answers
- First Flight Chapter 1: A Letter to God
- First Flight Chapter 1 Poem 1: Dust of Snow
- First Flight Chapter 1 Poem 2: Fire and Ice
- First Flight Chapter 1: Comprehension Passages
10 English Chapter 1: A Letter to God – Answers
NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English First Flight Chapter 1: A Letter to God is given below with all questions answers, working with the text, working with language, writing and reading, oral comprehension check, etc. Visit to Poems question-answers or Class 10 English main page or Top of the page.
10 English Poem 1 & Poem 2: Dust of Snow & Fire and Ice – Answers
Passages with Question Answer
I. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
‘‘It’s really getting bad now,’’ exclaimed the man. “I hope it passes quickly.” It did not pass quickly.
For an hour the hail rained on the house, the garden, the hillside, the cornfield, on the whole valley. The field was white, as if covered with salt.
- How was it getting bad?
- What does salt refer to?
- Choose a word from the passage which means ‘to say something in surprise’. See Answers
II. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
“God,” he wrote, “if you don’t help me, my family and I will go hungry this year. I need a hundred pesos in order to sow my field again and to live until the crop comes, because the hailstorm…”
1. Who is ‘he’ here and to whom did he write?
2. What is a hailstorm?
3. Why did the speaker need money? See Answers
III. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
So, in order not to shake the writer’s faith in God, the postmaster came up with an idea: answer the letter. But when he opened it, it was evident that to answer it he needed something more than goodwill, ink and paper. But he stuck to his resolution: he asked for money from his employees, he himself gave part of his salary, and several friends of his were obliged to give something ‘for an act of charity’.
1. Why did the postmaster decided to answer the letter?
2. How did postmaster arrange money?
3. Find a word which means ‘decision’. See Answers
Answers for passages
Comprehension Passage I – Answers
1. Very large hailstones began to fall along with the rain.
2. ‘Salt’ refers to snow here.
Comprehension Passage II – Answers
1. ‘He’ here stands for Lencho. He wrote a letter to God.
2. A hailstorm includes heavy rain along with the hailstones.
3. The speaker needs money to save his family from hunger.
Comprehension Passage III – Answers
1. The postmaster decided to answer the letter to keep the writer’s faith in God.
2. The postmaster collected money from his employees, friends and from his salary.