Balbharati Class 8 English Solutions Chapter 2.4 Three Visions for India
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Chapter 2.4 : Three Visions for India Exercise question Solutions
Question no – (1)
PROFILE : Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
(a) Title : Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.
(b) Profession : missile scientist.
(c) Branch of Science : Aerospace Engineering.
(d) Important position in Government held :
(e) His three visions for India : Freedom, Development and standing up to the world.
Question no – (2)
Difference between the following are as follows :
(a) A developing nation and a developed nation
A developing nation is that of country which is not much industrialized, where average income is low and literacy rate is low. Whereas, in a developed nation literacy rate is very high, people have high incomes and this country is highly industrialized.
(b) Self – reliant and self – assured
Self reliant, who need not any help from others.
Self assured, who have complete confidence in ownself.
(c) Our strength and our achievements.
Our strength are our inner abilities and potentials which are beneficial to us .
Our achievements are our winnings.
(d) farm and granary
Farm is a extensive are used for cultivation.
Granary is a place used as a storehouse of crops.
(e) a remote – sensing satellite and a natural satellite.
A remote sensing satellite is a kind of satellite that is controlled with remote sensors. It is a man made satellite which is launched into space to measure several things such as weather forecast. Remote sensing satellites are also used for the communication.
A natural satellite is a ethereal substance that orbits around something in space.
Question no – (3)
(a) Indians respect the freedom of others :
India has not occupied the lard of others as well as their culture and their history. India never conquered anyone nor forced anyone to pursue our culture, our way of life. Hence, we respect the freedom of others.
(b) It is time to see ourselves as a developed nation :
we have been a developing nation since 50 years. Our nation is one of the top five nations of the world in terms of Gross Domestic product and in most of the areas we earned the 10 percent growth rate which is very good. Our poverty levels are decreasing day by day and our achievements are recognised all over the world. So, it is time for us to see ourselves as a developed nation.
(c) We Indians are obsessed with foreign things :
We Indians are obsessed with the foreign things . We crave for imported TV’s, imported cloths. Even we want foreign technology.
(d) In Israel the media have a positive outlook and self respect :
One day after lot of attacks, bombardments and deaths in Israel, everyone got stuck. But surprisingly, next day, the front page of the newspaper had a picture of a common man showing his transformation of his desert into a farm of orchid , instead of the gory details of the deaths. This inspiring news showed that the Israeli media have a positive outlook and self – respect.
(d) India has many amazing success stories :
We have so many amazing success stories, that we are the second largest nation to produce rice as well as wheat in the whole world. India occupies the first rank IN Milk production. We are in number one position in remote sensing satellites. There is another great achievement of our nation is that Dr. Sudarshan has transferred that tribal village into a self-driving unit.
Question no – (4)
The sentences from the text that reveal a general truth are :
(i) If we are not free , no one will respect us.
(ii) Only strength respect strength.
(iii) We must stand up to the world else no one will respect us.
(iv) Self respect come with self-reliance.
(v) Military power And Economic power both must go hand-in-hand.
Question no – (6)
(a) We lack the confidence to see ourselves as a developed nation .
lack = finite.
to see = non – finite.
(b) We stand first in producing milk .
stand = finite.
producing = non – finite.
(c) I want to live in a developed India .
want = finite.
to live = non – finite.
(d) We prefer buying imported things .
prefer = finite.
buying = non – finite.
(e) Indians never try to force their way of life on others .
to force = non finite.
(f) Having invaded India, they capture d our land .
Captured = finite.
Question no – (7)
(i) People from all over the world have invaded us
(ii) I believe that India had its first vision of freedom in 1857
(iii) It is this freedom that we must respect
(iv) We are a great nation
(v) I want to live in a developed India
(vi) We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledgement them
(vii) We have 10 percent growth rate in most areas
Replace the underlined Phrases with Clauses
(a) Do you know his place of birth?
= Do you know where he was born?
(b) In his absence, the thieves located his house.
= When he was absent, the thieves located his house.
(c) I am a citizen of India, I am a citizen.
= I am citizen, belongs to India.
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