BSEB Bihar Board English Book Solutions Chapter 8. Mother Teresa Class 7th Solutions (मदर टेरेसा)
8. Mother Teresa
TEXTBOOK QUESTIONS AND THEIR ANSWERS
B. Let’s Comprehend :
B.1. Think and Tell:
Answer the following questions in one word:
Q. (i) When was Mother Teresa born?
Q. (ii) How many years did Mother Teresa teach as a school teacher ?
Q. (iii) In which country was Mother Teresa born?
Q. (iv) What did Mother Teresa do in 1950?
Ans. Started Missionaries of Charity.
B.2. Think and Write:
B.2.1 Write ‘T’ for true and ‘F’ for false statements :
(i) Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel prize in 1980.
(ii) Mother Teresa was a doctor.
(iii) She was awarded the Pope John XIII Peace Prize.
(iv) She got the Nobel Prize for Chemistry.
Ans. (i) F, (ii) F, (iii) T, (iv) F.
B.2.2 Answer the following questions.
Q. (i) Why is Mother Teresa remembered?
Ans. Mother Teresa is remember for her service to the poor of all the religions.
Q. (ii) Name the awards that have been given to Mother Teresa ?
Ans. Pope John XIII Peace Prize, Magsaysay Award, Bharat Ratna, Nobel Peace Prize.
Q. (iii) What has Mother Teresa made people realise?
Ans. Mother Teresa made people realise that it is not a matter who says what. People should accept other’s comments with a smile and do their own work.
B.2.3 Arrange the following sentences in proper order. One has been done for you.
Ex. Among started she the poor living.
Ans. She started living among the poor.
(i) Loved is and respected she.
(ii) Service symbol Mother Teresa become has a of.
(iii) Lepers Mother Teresa some started has for centres.
(iv) Her once visited Pope.
(i) She is loved and respected.
(ii) Mother Teresa has become a symbol of service.
(iii) Mother Teresa has started some centres for lepers.
(iv) Once Pope visited her.
C. Word Study :
C.1. Ask the learners to match the words in Column ‘A’ with the meanings given in Column ‘B’.
Ans. (i)→(d), (ii)→(b), (iii)→(c), (iv)→(e), (v)→(a).
C.2. Correct the spellings of the following words.
Tangania, liveing, missian, noble prise, hapily.
Ans. Tanzania, living, mission, Nobel Prize, happily.
D. Grammar :
D.1. Fill in the blanks with correct form of verbs to make passiv sentences.
Two examples are given for you.
(i) Mother Teresa ……….. (love)
Ans. Mother Teresa is loved. (is + V3)
(ii) Shops …………. yesterday. (close)
Shops were closed yesterday (were + V3)
(iii) Some centres of lepers ………. (start)
(iv) Arun …………. by Raj Kumar. (teach)
(v) She ……….. for her best performance. (reward)
(vi) Gandhiji ………. all over the word. (respect)
(vii) Students ……… by their teachers. (guide)
(viii) Thieves ………… yrsterday. (catch)
(ix) A story………….. by sweata. (write)
(x) A picture ………. By Pooja. (paint)
(iii) Some centres of lepers were started.
(iv) Arun was taught by Raj Kumar.
(V) She was rewarded for her best performance.
(vi) Gandhiji was respected all over the world.
(vii) Students were guided by their teachers.
(viii) Thieves, were caught yesterday.
(ix) A story was written by Sweta.
(x) A picture is painted by Pooja.
E. Let’s Talk:
E.1. Discuss the following in pairs or groups:
Action speaks louder than words.
Aman : Can anyone answer whether speech can do all things?
Prabha : No, speech cannot do everything.
Preetee : Then, what can do everything?
Prabha : It is actions which can do everything.
Rohit : Then, why do people deliver speeches ?
Prabha : Speeches are also essential for some purposes.
Ravi : What is the difference between action and speech?
Gita : Speeches also come under actions, but merely boasting cannot fulfil its purpose.
So, it is said, action, whether physical or mental, speaks louder than words.
F.1. Write a paragraph in about 100 words on a ‘Nobel Prize winner’ of our country. (Work in groups)
Mukul : Kapil, what is a Nobel Prize ?
Kapil : Nobel Prize is awarded in the name of great scientist Alfred Nobel.
Ashok : Do you know, Kapil, who has received the Nobel Prize first of all in India?
Kapil : Yes, It was Ravindranath Tagore who received a Nobel Prize first of all in India.
Amar : When did Ravindranath received this prize and why?
Kapil : The prize was awarded to him in 1913 for his great literary work ‘Gitanjali’.
G. Translation :
G.1.Translate the following sentences into English :
1. मदर टेरेसा विश्व की एक महान महिला थीं ।
2. हमें गरीबों की सेवा करनी चाहिये ।
3. प्यार ही जीवन है ।
4. पेड़ हमारे मित्र हैं ।
5. हमें पेड़ बचाना चाहिये ।
6. कर्म ही पूजा है।
7. श्री देव एक आदर्श शिक्षक हैं ।
8. मैं अपने माता-पिता की आज्ञा मानता हूँ ।
1. Mother Teresa was a great lady in the world.
2. We should work (serve) for the poor…
3. Love is life.
4.Trees are our life.
5. We should save trees.
6. Work is worship.
7. Shri Deva is an ideal teacher.
8. I obey my parents.
SOME OTHER IMPORTANT QUESTIONS WITH ANSWERS
Q. 1. Fill in the blanks:
(a) Earlier Mother Teresa was a …………….
(b) Mother Teresa’s early name was …………..
(c) Mother Teresa ………… and ………. For the poor.
(d) Mother Teresa did not deter of …………. and ……….
(e) Funeral means …………
(f) HIV stands for ………….
(g) AIDS stands for ………….
(h) Missionaries of charity operate ………….. missions in ……… countries.
Ans. (a) nun, (b) Agnes, (c) loved, cared, (d) difficulties, criticism, (e) ceremony of burying a dead body, (f) human immunodeficiency virus, (g) acquired immune deficiency syndrome, (h) 610, 123.
Long Answer Type Question:
Q. 1. Write the summary of the lesson, ‘Mother Teresa’ in your own words.
Hint: See the ‘Summary of the Lesson’ on page 62.