Comprehension Exercises | My Own True family | Ted Hughes | Class 10 | Grammar | প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর

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 My Own True family by Ted Hughes


My Own True family

Ted Hughes                  



Comprehension Exercises



1. Choose the correct alternative to complete the following sentences:

(a) Creeping in an Oakwood, the poet was looking for a

  (i) goat

  (ii) rhinoceros

  (iii) Stag

  (iv) buffalo

(b) Whenever an Oak tree is felled, the number of trees the poet must plant is

  (i) two

  (ii) three

  (iii) four

  (iv) five

(c) When the poet came out of the Oakwood, his heart was that of a

  (i) stag

  (ii) tree

  (iii) human child

  (iv) old woman


2. State whether the following sentences are True or False. Provide sentences /phrases /words in support of your answer.

(a) The old woman held the poet’s secrets in her little bag. True

 S.S => “I have your secret in my little bag”

(b) The tree tribe said that the poet bothered to see the chopping down of oak trees. False

S.S => “we are chopped down, we are torn up, you do not blink an eye.”

(c)The poet never came out of the oakwoodFalse

 S.S => “When I came out of the oakwood, back to human company.”


3. Answer the following questions:

(a) When did the poet come twice awake?

Ans=>: When the old woman met the poet in an oakwood and she opened the bag to show him his secret.

 (b) What would happen to the poet if he failed to make the promise? 

Ans=>: If the poet failed to make the promise, the black oak tree would wrinkle over him, rooted him among the oak trees, and kill him.

(c) What was it that altered the poet?

Ans=>: The dream which the poet saw beneath the boughs altered the poet. 


Grammar in Use

4. Change the following into indirect speech:


(a) Rahul asked Dipa, “Will you go to school today?"

=> Rahul asked Dipa if she would go to school that day.

(b) Rita said to Ayesha, “Please give me a glass of water."

=> Rita requested Ayesha to give her a glass of water.

(c) The old man told the little girl, “May you be happy!”

=> The old man wished that the little girl might be happy.


5. Do as directed:

(a) Ranjan said, “Who does not know the name of Rabindranath?" (Change into affirmative sentence)

=> Ranjan said that everybody knows the name of Rabindranath.

(b) Sangeeta runs faster than any other girl in her class. (Rewrite using the positive degree of 'faster')

=> No other girl in the class runs as fast as Sangita.

(c) Kaushiki blamed her friend for the trouble. (Rewrite using the noun form of blamed')

=> Kaushiki put the blame on her friend for the trouble.


Writing Activities


7. Your school is going to host the Inter-school District Sports Competition.

Suppose you are the Secretary of the Sports Club of your school. Write a notice (within 100 words) calling students to participate in the competition. Mention the time, date, and venue of the competition. Your notice should be countersigned by the Headmistress /Headmaster of your school.





(Inter-School District Sports Competition)

Date:- 04.01.2021

All the students of the school are hereby informed that our school has been given the charge of organizing the Inter-school sports competition this year. The competition will be held on our school ground between 10.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on 28.01.2021. There will be different events which the students are aware of through their school sports activities. So the willing students are requested to contact their respective class teachers to enlist their name on or before 22.01.2021. A student can compete in a maximum of three events.  For further details, all are requested to meet the Game Teacher of the school.  

Countersigned by                                                          Sd/-

The Headmaster                                              Secretary of the Sports Club                     



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