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Unit 1 Whopping Walter Hudson - NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English

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Page No 24:

Question C.2:

Copy and complete the following table, using information from the boxes below. (Draw an X if there is no information to put in certain boxes.)

Year

What happened

Weight

     
     

Answer:

The completed table is given below:

Year

What happened

Weight

1945

born in Brooklyn/“began gorging”

540 kg

1960

very obese; legs collapsed and he was confined to bed

X

1970

family moved to Hampstead New York; broke the motorcar seat

266 kg

1987/

1988

became stuck in bedroom door for four hours; eight firemen had to free him./ went on a diet; lost 178 kg in three months.

362 kg

1991

died

508kg



Page No 25:

Question C.3:

Find words in the passage from the paragraphs indicated within brackets and complete the following sentences. Use only one word, in its appropriate form, in each blank.

1. Some people are so_______________ to their work that they have no time for their family. (para-2)

2. Harshad's corrupt practices soon gained him___________________ in the city. (para-2)

3. When a person is dehydrated, he should be given ____________________ amounts of fluid. (para-6)

4. He visited various vintage car rallies because he had a _____________________ for old cars. (para-7)

5. If you over-eat and do not exercise, you will become__________________.(para-9)

6. The driver had to _________________ the winding road to the mountain top with caution. (para-8)

7. The new literacy programme _______________ a 20% increase in the literacy rate over the next two years. (para-11)

Answer:

1. Some people are so devoted to their work that they have no time for their family. (para-2)

2. Harshad's corrupt practices soon gained him notoriety in the city.

(para-2)

3. When a person is dehydrated, he should be given copious amounts of fluid. (para-6)

4. He visited various vintage car rallies because he had a penchant for old cars. (para-7)

5. If you over-eat and do not exercise, you will become slow. (para-9)

6. The driver had to negotiate the winding road to the mountain top with caution. (para-8)

7. The new literacy programme envisaged a 20% increase in the literacy rate over the next two years. (para-11)

Page No 25:

Question C.4:

Arrange the following words associated with eating, on a scale ranging from

‘peck’ to ‘gorge’. You may add more words to the list given below:

Words: gobble, nibble, bite, hog, feast, gormandize……………

b. Form a similar scale for words that describe a person’s built:

Answer:

The scale ranging from peck to gorge showing eating habits is shown below:

b. The scale ranging from skinny to obese showing a person’s built is shown below:



Page No 26:

Question C.5(1):

What do you think life was really like for Walter Hudson? Was he happy? Did he have many friends? Think of the things that you do every day: what things could Walter not do? Also, what about clothes, chairs, a bed, washing himself……

Answer:

This question is to be answered on the basis of your own understanding, experience and thoughts. It is strongly recommended that you prepare the solution on your own. However, some pointers have been provided for your reference.

  • Extremely lethargic life

  • Boring, unenthusiastic life;

  • Loneliness with no friends and beloved;

  • He couldn’t hangout with friends, play sports, go for movies, operate bank, buy stationery and grocery, etc.

Page No 26:

Question C.5(2):

Why do you think he did not go on a serious diet when he was much younger, so that he could live a fuller life?

Answer:

This question is to be answered on the basis of your own understanding, experience and thoughts. It is strongly recommended that you prepare the solution on your own. However, some sample solutions have been provided for your reference.

He did not go on a serious diet when he was much younger because he was a foodoholic and had no excuse for the same. He loved food and this addiction was fuelled by food brought in by family members.

Page No 26:

Question C.5(3):

What advice would you have given Walter on his diet?

Answer:

This question is to be answered on the basis of your own understanding, experience and thoughts. It is strongly recommended that you prepare the solution on your own. However, some sample solutions have been provided for your reference.

I would have asked Walter to reduce intake of carbohydrates, oil, fats and should incorporate fruits and leafy vegetables in his diet. Boiled food intake would also help him reduce weight to a great extent.

Page No 26:

Question C.5(4):

Where do you think he got the money from to eat so much food?

Answer:

This question is to be answered on the basis of your own understanding, experience and thoughts. It is strongly recommended that you prepare the solution on your own. However, some sample solutions have been provided for your reference.

Most probably, he survived on dole that was donated by the state.

Page No 26:

Question C.5(5):

Who do you think bought and cooked all the food he ate? Were they also to blame for Walter's obesity?

Answer:

This question is to be answered on the basis of your own understanding, experience and thoughts. It is strongly recommended that you prepare the solution on your own. However, some sample solutions have been provided for your reference.

Walter might have hired a cook or maybe he stayed with his mother who cooked the food for him. Of course, these people were responsible for his obesity and are to be blamed.

Page No 26:

Question C.6:

Write the next day’s entry in Walter’s diary. Make up information, in order to make your entry interesting.

Answer:

This question is to be answered on the basis of your own understanding, experience and thoughts. It is strongly recommended that you prepare the solution on your own. However, a sample solution has been provided for your reference.

Today I woke up at 12 pm. I saw two movies last night and went to bed really late. For brunch I had 10 sandwiches, 2 bowls of mashed potatoes, 10 bottles of coke and 4 apple pies. After this feast, I felt lazy and lethargic again. So I dozed off until 6 in the evening. At 6 I turned on the television and saw that my favourite movie was going to be telecasted. So I remained glued to the television for the next 4 hours. I ate 6 packets of caramel popcorn, 3 packets of nachos with cheese and salsa and drank 5 bottles of coke. Food and television make my life complete. I wonder what I would do without these two things!



Page No 28:

Question C.8:

Now, read the following telephone conversation which took place between Radhika and Gaurish. As Gaurish wishes to leave home immediately, he will not be able to meet his parents who have gone to the market. He leaves a message for his parents. Write the message for Gaurish in not more than 40 words.

Radhika : Hello, Is that Mr. Saxena’s residence.

Gaurish : Yes.

Radhika : May I speak to Mr. Saxena? I am Radhika, the roommate of his daughter, Nidhi.

Gaurish : Papa is not at home as he has gone to the market. Is everything O.K. with Nidhi? I’m her brother, Gaurish.

Radhika : I'm sorry to inform you that Nidhi received an electric shock and is admitted in Sanjeevani Hospital.

Gaurish : Oh! How did it happen?

Radhika : She was switching on the desert cooler when she received a shock and fell down unconscious. She was rushed to the hospital immediately. She is conscious now and wants to meet you and her parents.

Gaurish : Thank you very much for informing us. I’ll leave for the hospital immediately.

Radhika : That’s all right, Bye.

Gaurish : Bye.

Answer:

This question is to be answered on the basis of your own understanding, experience and thoughts. It is strongly recommended that you prepare the solution on your own. However, a sample solution has been provided for your reference.

MESSAGE

23rd March 2011

8 pm

Mummy-Papa

Radhika, Nidhi’s roommate called to inform that Nidhi has been hospitalized. Nidhi received an electric shock and is admitted to the Sanjeevani Hospital. Don’t worry as she is conscious now and wants to meet us. I am going to the hospital and I’ll meet you both there soon.

Garish



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