NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English First Flight Chapter 2: Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and poem A Tiger in the Zoo. This includes all answers of oral comprehension check all the sections, working with the text and working with the poem, 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 2:||Nelson Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom|
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Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom – Answers
- First Flight Chapter 2: Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
- First Flight Chapter 2 Poem: A Tiger in the Zoo
- First Flight Chapter 2: Comprehension Passages
10 English Chapter 2: Nelson Mandela: Long walk to Freedom – Answers
NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English First Flight Chapter 2: Nelson Mandela: Long walk to freedom 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 Chapter 2 Poem: A Tiger in the Zoo – Answers
Passages with Question Answer
I. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
On that lovely autumn day I was accompanied by my daughter Zenani. On the podium, Mr de Klerk was first sworn in as second deputy president. Then Thabo Mbeki was sworn in as first deputy president.
When it was my turn, I pledged to obey and uphold the Constitution and to devote myself to the wellbeing of the Republic and its people.
1. What is the occasion?
2. Name the first deputy president given in the passage.
3. Find a word from the passage which means ‘to sustain’. See Answers
II. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
The policy of apartheid created a deep and lasting wound in my country and my people. All of us will spend many years, if not generations, recovering from that profound hurt. But the decades of oppression and brutality had another, unintended, effect, and that was that it produced the Oliver Tambos, the Walter Sisulus, the Chief Luthulis, the Yusuf Dadoos, the Bram Fischers, the Robert Sobukwes of our time* — men of such extraordinary courage, wisdom and generosity that their like may never be known again.
1. What does word ‘apartheid’ mean?
2. What was the effect of oppression?
3. Find a word that means ‘deep’. See Answers
III. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
Even in the grimmest times in prison, when my comrades and I were pushed to our limits, I would see a glimmer of humanity in one of the guards, perhaps just for a second, but it was enough to reassure me and keep me going. Man’s goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished.
1. What is ‘the grimmest time’?
2. Who were tortured there?
3. Name the lesson. See Answers
Answers for passages
Comprehension Passage I – Answers
- First democratic, non-racial government was installed in South Africa.
- He is Thabo Mbeki.
Comprehension Passage II – Answers
- The word ‘apartheid’ means policy of racial discrimination.
- The oppression created men of courage and wisdom.
Comprehension Passage III – Answers
- ‘The grimmest times’ means the most troublesome moment of suffering.
- Nelson and his comrades were tortured.
- The name of the lesson is ‘Nelson Mandela: Long walk to Freedom’.