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Comprehension Exercises | The Finishing Point | Class 5 | Textual Question and Answer | Grammar | প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর

The Finishing Point  | Textual Question and Answer | Grammar | প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর

Comprehension Exercises | The Finishing Point | Class 5 | Textual Question and Answer | Grammar |  প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর


The Finishing Point

Textual Exercise

Activity 1


Let’s fill in the chart with information about P.T. Usha:

Full Name

Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha

Date of Birth

27th June 1964

Place of Birth

At Payyoli Village in the Payyoli District of Kerala

First National Record

In 1977 at the age of 13 in the 100 metres sprint

  

Activity 2


Let’s match the following words with their meanings: 

(1) Who was the ‘Queen of Indian track’?

Ans.> P.T. Usha was the ‘Queen of Indian track’.

 

(2) How was Usha’s health in her early childhood?

Ans.> Usha’s health was ill in her early childhood.

 

Activity 3


Let’s match the following words with their meanings:

A

B

Lived

Existed

Displayed

Showed

Ill-health

Sickness

Signs

Indications

Titles

Honours

 

Activity 4


Let’s put a tick (√) for the right answer and a cross (×) for the wrong answer: 

(1) Usha had a memorable entry in the 1980 Moscow Olympics. (×) 

(2) 1982 New Delhi Asiad was a good experience for Usha. (×) 

(3) She made a new Asian record in Kuwait. (√) 

(4) Between 1883 – 89, Usha won more than ten golds at ATF meets. (√) 

(5) Usha finished first in the finals in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. (×)

 

Activity 5 

 

(1) How was Usha’s performance in New Delhi Asian Games?

Ans.> In New Delhi Asian Games, Usha could only win silver medals in the 100 metres and the 200 metres sprint.

 

(2) Two Olympic Games are mentioned in the text. When did these take place? Where were these held?

Ans.> The Olympic Games took place in the year 1980 and 1984.

The Olympic Games were held in Moscow and in Los Angeles.

 

Activity 6


Let,s answer the following questions: 

(1) How old was Usha when she participated in the Seoul Asiad?

Ans.> When Usha participated in the Seoul Asiad, she was just 22 years old .

(2) Name the four events Usha won in the 1986 Seoul Asiad?

Ans.> Usha won the 200 metres, the 400 metres, the 400 metres hurdles, and the 4×400 metres relay race.

 

(3) How popular is Usha in her state?

Ans.> Usha had become an icon for Indian women athletes and a living legend in Kerala, where newborn babies were regularly named after her.

 

Activity 7


Write down why the following years were memorable in Usha’s life:  

1983: Usha won the Arjuna Award. 

1985: Usha won the Padma Shri Award. 

1991: Usha retired from athletics and married V. Srinivasan. 

1998: Usha made a sudden come back to athletics at the age of 34 years.

 

Activity 8


Let’s use the following words from the box to fill in the blanks: 

(1)    1980 Olympics was colourless for Usha. 

(2)    Mr. Roy has an excellent voice. 

(3)    The enemies made a sudden attack. 

(4)    Sourav was chosen for his consistent performance. 

(5)    Determined effort made Reshma a successful lady. 

Sudden, excellent, consistent, colourless, successful

 

 Activity 9


Let’s rearrange the following sentences to put them in order: 

(1)    Usha was called Payyoli Express. [2] 

(2)    Usha took part in Los Angeles Olympics Games. [4] 

(3)    Usha won two silver medals in the New Delhi Asiad. [3] 

(4)    Usha had ill health during childhood. [1] 

(5)    Usha received the Padma Shri Award. [5]

 

Activity 10


Write the complete sentences using information given in the chart below. The first one has been done for you:

Usha’s Medal record in Asian Games       

Silver

1982 New Delhi

100 metres

Silver

 1982 Seoul

200 metres

Gold

1982 Seoul

200 metres

Gold

1982 Seoul

400 metres

Gold

1982 Seoul

400 metres hurdles

Gold

1982 Seoul

4 × 400 metres relay

Silver

1982 Seoul

100 metres

Silver

1990 Beijing

400 metres

Silver

1990 Beijing

4 × 400 metres relay

  

Ans.>> 

Usha’s Medal record in Asian Games: 

(1) Usha won her first medal in Asian Games in 1982, in New Delhi Asiad.

(2) Usha won her second silver medal in 1982 New Delhi by winning 200 metres race. 

(3) Usha won her first gold medal in 1986 Seoul by winning 200 metres race. 

(4) Usha won gold medal in 1986 Seoul by winning 400 metres race. 

(5) Usha won gold medals in 1986 Seoul by winning 400 metres hurdles.

(6) Usha won gold medals in 1986 Seoul Asiad by winning  4×100   metres relay race.   

(7) Usha won silver medal in the 1986 Seoul by winning 100 metres race. 

(8) Usha won silver medal in the 1990 Beijing by winning 400 metres race. 

(9) Usha won silver medal in 1990 Beijing by winning the 4×100 metres relay race. 


Activity 11 


Write five connected sentences about another famous sportsperson who has brought glory to our country. Use the following hints: 

[name of the sportsperson ------ place from where she/he comes ----- childhood days ------ events in which she/he took part ----- her/his achievement]

 

Indian Famous Sports Person

Biswanathan Anand is a famous sportsperson of our country. He was born in Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu in the year 1969. He loved to play  chess. He started his first schooling at Don Bosco, Egmore, Chennai.  He took part in many chess copitition and earned fame throughout the world. He became India’s first grandmaster in 1988. He won the Chess Oscar in 1997, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2007 and 2008.

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