CBSE Class 10 English HOTS Chapter 7 Glimpses of India
Please refer to CBSE Class 10 English HOTS Chapter 7 Glimpses of India below. These High Order Thinking Skills Questions and answers have been prepared based on the latest pattern of questions expected in the CBSE Class 10 English exams. Students should properly understand the questions and answers given below which will help them to get better marks in exams.
Q1. Comment on the significance of bread and a bread baker in a traditional Goan village?
Ans. Bread is a permanent item of a Goan meal and the baker is an important member of the Goan community. This we can definitely say because bread is not only a part of their daily life but also of important occasions like Christmas, festivals, weddings and engagements. These occasions are incomplete without a special preparation for each event, made from bread. Besides, sweet bread ‘bol’ is a special delicacy, served at festivals and cakes and bolinhas are a special charm at Christmas. A
baker’s furnace is therefore indispensable in a traditional Goan village.
Q2. The people of Coorg have a tradition of courage and bravery. How has it been recognized in modem India?
Ans. The people of Coorg are known for their high energy, courageous and adventurous sports like canoeing, rappelling, rock climbing and mountain biking, trekking, etc. The Coorg Regiment is one of the most decorated in the Indian Army. The first Chief of Indian Army, General Cariappa, was a
Coorgi. Even now Kodavus are the only people in India permitted to carry firearms without a license.
Q3. What details do you gather about tea from the lesson, ‘Tea from Assam’?
Ans. Tea was first drunk in China. Even the words ‘Chai’ and ‘Chini’ are from Chinese. It goes back to 2700 B.C. In the 16th century tea came to Europe. There are unlimited tea fields in Assam. Unlike the other farms’ labourers, who might never carry the harvest on their backs, the tea pluckers, i.e., the groups of women were there hanging bamboo baskets on their backs. They pluck the newly grown fresh tea leaves from the plants and store them in their baskets. They also wear plastic apron.