NCERT Solutions for class 11 English Core Hornbill We are Not Afraid to Die

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NCERT Solutions for class 11 English Core Hornbill We are Not Afraid to Die

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 We are Not Afraid to Die

1. Notice these expressions in the text. Infer their meaning from the context.
i) honing our seafaring skills
ii) ominous silence
iii) Mayday calls
iv) pinpricks in the vast ocean
v)a tousled head

Page No: 18 Understanding the Text

1. List the steps taken by the captain
(i) to protect the ship when rough weather began.
(ii) to check the flooding of the water in the ship.

2.Describe the mental condition of the voyagers on 4 and 5 January.

3.Describe the shifts in the narration of the events as indicated in the three sections of the text. Give a subtitle to each section.

Talking about the Text

1.What difference did you notice between the reaction of the adults and the children when faced with danger?

2.How does the story suggest that optimism helps to endure “the direst stress”?

3.What lessons do we learn from such hazardous experiences when we are face-to-face with death?

4. Why do you think people undertake such adventurous expeditions in spite of the risk involved?

 

Thinking about Language

1. We have come across words like `gale’ and `storm’ in the account. Here are two more words for `storm’: typhoon, cyclone. How many words does your language have for `storm’?

1. Here are the terms of different kinds of vessels: yacht, boat, canoe, ship, steamer, schooner. Think of similar terms in your language.

2.‘Catamaran’ is a kind of a boat. Do you know which Indian language this word is derived from? Check the dictionary.

3. Have you heard any boatmen’s songs? What kind of emotions do these songs usually express?

 

Working with Words

1. The following words used in the text as ship terminology are also commonly used in another sense. In what contexts would you use the other meaning?
Knot, stern, boom, hatch, anchor

2.The following three compound words end in-ship. What does each of them mean?
airship, flagship, lightship

3.The following are the meaning listed in the dictionary against the phrase `take on’. In which meaning is it used in the third paragraph of the account:

Take on sth:to begin to have a particular quality or appearance; to assume sth
take sb on:to employ sb; to engage sb
to accept sb as one’s opponent in a game,contest or conflict
Take sb/sth on:to decide to do sth; to allow sth/sb to enter e.g. a bus, plane or ship; to take sth/sb on board

Answer: In the third paragraph, in lines: “… we took on two crewman to help us tackle … roughest seas…”, the word “took on” suggests to take somebody on i.e., to employ or engage somebody.

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