• An Astrologer’s Day     Activity – 2

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‘The nuts vendor blew out his flare……………. there is a woman’

Read the extract & complete the activities given below. [12]

A1] Global Understanding-[2]

A1) State whether the following statements are true or false.

i) On seeing the stranger, the astrologer sensed him a possible client. 

ii) The stranger behaved rudely with the astrologer. 

iii) The stranger demanded eight annas if the astrologer’s answers proved to be wrong. 

iv) A quick glance at the stranger’s face made the astrologer feel uncomfortable.

A2] Complex factual-[2]

Write the characteristics of the stranger’s nature/personality that you come across in this extract

A3] Analysis –[2]

Give Reasons –

The astrologer was irritated because —

A4] Personal Response:[2]

“Challenge is a challenge” – In the light of this quote, would you accept a challenge if somebody challenges you? Explain

A5] Language study -[2]

Do as directed:

1)The other held his wrist & said “You cannot get out of it now”

[Change into indirect speech] 

2)The nuts vendor blew out his fare & rose to go home

(Change into Simple sentence sentence)

A6] Vocabulary – [2]

Give the meanings of –

  1. Bluffing
  2. Piqued
  3. Glimpse
  4. careworn

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