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NCERT Solutions for class 11 English Core Hornbill Discovering Tut

NCERT Class 11 English Core Chapter-wise Solutions

English core Part I (Hornbill)

  • 1 :  The Portrait Of A Lady Summary
  • 2 :  A Photograph Summary
  • 3 :  We’re Not Afraid To Die…If We Can All Be Together Summary
  • 4 : Discovering Tut: The Saga Continues Summary
  • 5 : The Voice Of The Rain Summary
  • 6 : The Ailing Planet: The Green Movement’s Role Summary
  • 7 : The Browning Version Summary
  • 8 : Childhood Summary
  • 9 : Father To Son Summary

English core Part II (Snapshot)

  • 1- The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse
  • 2- The Address
  • 3- Ranga’s Marriage
  • 4- Albert Einstein at School
  • 5- Mother’s Day
  • 6- The Ghat of the only World
  • 7- Birth
  • 8- The Tale of Melon City

NCERT Solutions for class 11 English Core Hornbill Discovering Tut

1. Notice these expressions in the text. Infer their meaning from the context.

i) Forensic reconstruction
ii) Scudded across
iii) Casket grey
iv) Resurrection
v) Funerary treasures
vi) Circumvented
vii) Computed tomography
viii) Eerie detail

Page No: 28 Understanding the Text

1. Give reasons for the following.
(i) King Tut’s body has been subjected to repeated scrutiny.

(ii) Howard Carter’s investigation was resented.

(iii) Carter had to chisel away the solidified resins to raise the king’s remains.

(iv) Tut’s body was buried along with gilded treasures.

(v) The boy king changed his name from Tutankhaten to Tutankhamun.

2. (i) List the deeds that led Ray Johnson to describe Akhenaten as “wacky”.

(ii) List the advances in technology that have improved forensic analysis.

(iii) Explain the statement, “King Tut is one of the first mummies to be scanned — in death, as in life …”


Talking about the Text

1. Scientific intervention is necessary to unearth buried mysteries.

2. Advanced technology gives us conclusive evidence of past events.

3. Traditions, rituals and funerary practices must be respected.

Page No: 29 Talking about Language

1. What do you think are the reasons for the extinction of languages?

2. Do you think it is important to preserve languages?

3. In what ways do you think we could help prevent the extinction of languages and dialects?

Working with Words

1. Given below are some interesting combinations of words. Explain why they have been used together.
(i) ghostly dust devils
(ii) desert sky
(iii) stunning artefacts
(iv) funerary treasures
(v) scientific detachment
(vi) dark-bellied clouds
(vii) casket grey
(viii) eternal brilliance
(ix) ritual resins
(x) virtual body

2. Here are some commonly used medical terms. Find out their meanings.

CT scanMRItomography
Post mortemangiographybiopsy

NCERT Solutions for Class 11 English Core

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