MP Board Class 8th General English Solutions Lesson 2- Thrills of Kanha Kisli

Thrills of Kanha Kisli Word Meanings

Dialogue ( डायलॉग) – संवाद; Cousins (कजिन्स) – चचेरे भाई; Recently (रीसेन्टली) – हाल में; Excited (ऐक्साइटिड) – उत्तेजित; Experience (ऐक्सपीरियन्स) – अनुभव; Situated (सिचुएटिड) – स्थित; District (डिस्ट्रिक्ट) – जिला; Existence (एगजिस्टेन्स) – अस्तित्व; Protected (प्रोटैक्टिड) – सुरक्षा करना; flora (फ्लोरा) – वनस्पतियाँ, Fauna (फौना) – पशुवर्ग; Preserve (प्रिजर्व) – सुरक्षित रखना; Species (स्पीशीज) – जाति; Abundance (अबन्डेन्स) – बहुतायत; Administered (ऐडमिनिस्टर्ड) – प्रबन्ध करना; Attracts (अट्रैक्ट्स ) – आकर्षित करना; Tourists (टूरिस्ट्स ) – पर्यटक; Source (सोर्स)-स्रोत; Inspiration (इन्सपिरेशन) – उत्प्रेरणा; Surprise (सरप्राइज) – हैरानी; Invited (इन्वाइटिड) – आमन्त्रित किया; Dense ( डैन्स) – घने; Ferocious (फैरोशिअस) – उग्र; Natural (नैचुरल) – प्राकृतिक; Scenery (सीनरी) – दृश्य; Creature (क्रीचर) – जीव; Glimpse (ग्लिम्प्स) – झलक; Bushes (बुशिज) – झाड़ियाँ; Hedges (हैजिज) – मेड़; Rivulet (रिव्यूलेट) – छोटी नदी, नाला; Glass balls (ग्लास बॉल्स) – कंचे; Instructed (इन्सट्रक्टिड) – आदेश देना; Habitat (हैबीटेट) – जन्तु या पौधे का प्राकृतिक वासस्थान; Mammals (मैमल्स) – स्तनीय जन्तु; Thrilling (थ्रिलिंग) – रोमांचक; Permitted (परमिटिड) – आज्ञा देना।

Textual Exercise

Word Power (शब्द सामर्थ्य):

(A) Write the following words in the order in which they appear in a dictionary:
(निम्न शब्दों को उस क्रम में लिखो जिसमें ये शब्दकोष में दिये हैं:)
Answer:

  1. Attractive
  2. Bag
  3. Beautiful
  4. Body
  5. Bond
  6. Boost
  7. Borrow
  8. Bottle
  9. Bottom
  10. Boxing
  11. Ferocious
  12. Law
  13. National Park
  14. Nearest
  15. Packet
  16. Passion
  17. Perform
  18. Pick
  19. Place
  20. Power
  21. Protect
  22. Punch
  23. Tense
  24. Thrilling
  25. Wonderful.

(B) Pick out the correct word from the box and complete the pair.
बॉक्स से सही शब्द चुनो और जोड़े को पूरा करो।
salt, white, knives, health, order, down, time, bread, now, off.
Answer:

  1. Law and order
  2. Bread and butter
  3. On and off.
  4. Up and down
  5. Salt and pepper
  6. now and then
  7. Black and white
  8. Health and hygiene
  9. Time and tide
  10. Forks and knives

Comprehension (बोध प्रश्न):

Answer the following questions: (नीचे लिखे प्रश्नों के उत्तर दोः)

Question 1.
What is Kanha Kisli ?
कान्हा किसली क्या है ?
Answer:
Kanha Kisli is a beautiful National Park.
कान्हा किसली एक सुन्दर राष्ट्रीय उद्यान है।

Question 2.
Where is it situated ?
यह कहाँ स्थित है ?
Answer:
It is situated in Mandla district near Jabalpur in M. P
यह म. प्र. में जबलपुर के नजदीक मंडला जिले में है।

Question 3.
When did Kanha National Park come into existence?
यह कब बना ?
Answer:
Kanha National Park came into existence in 1955.
यह 1955 में बना।

Question 4.
What attracts the tourists there ?
पर्यटकों को वहाँ क्या आकर्षित करता है ?
Answer:
Kanha Kisli’s wild life species attracts the tourists.
कान्हा किसली की जंगली प्रजातियाँ पर्यटकों को आकर्षित करती हैं।

Question 5.
What type of huts are there at Kanha ?
कान्हा में किस प्रकार की झोपड़ियाँ हैं ?
Answer:
There are huts made of logs at Kanha.
(देअर आर हट्स मेड ऑफ लॉग्ज ऐट कान्हा।)
वहाँ पर लकड़ी के लट्ठों की बनी झोपड़ियाँ हैं।

Question 6.
What else can be seen at Kanha besides animals?
वहाँ और क्या देखा जा सकता है ?
Answer:
Natural Scenery, Jungle life and birds can be seen there besides animals.
प्राकृतिक सौन्दर्य, जंगल की जिन्दगी, और पक्षी देखे जा सकते हैं।

Let’s Learn (आओ याद करें):

(1), Give the plural form: (बहुवचन बनाएँ:)
Answer:
pony – ponies;    piano – pianos;   leaf-leaves; proof – proofs;  ox – oxen;    tomato – tomatoes;   company – companies; army – armies; monkey – monkeys;   knife – knives;         deer – deer;          manservant – men – servants; mouse – mice; dozen – dozens; lady – ladies.

(2) Solve this puzzle with the help of the clues given below:
(दिये गये संकेतों की सहायता से पहेली हल करें:)

Across:
1. The plural of mosquito.
2. The plural of louse.
3. The plural of echo.
4. The plural of tooth.
5. The singular of mice.

Down:
6. The plural of calf.
7. The plural of city.
8. The singular of geese.
9. The plural of storey.
10. The plural of roof.

(3) Write words expressing the opposite gender for the words given below :
(नीचे दिए शब्दों के विपरीत लिंग के शब्द लिखें:)
Answer:
actor – actress;       horse – mare;         king – queen;      aunt – uncle;        madam – sir,        Wife – husband;   father – mother;          man – woman;        fox – vixen;         son – daughter;         host – hostess;     milkman – milk maid, cow – bull;              lion – lioness;         master – mistress.

(4) Rewrite these sentences changing the gender of the nouns:
(इन वाक्यों के लिंग बदलकर वाक्य बनाएँ:)
Answer:

  1. The poetess received the prize from the king.
  2. The priestess blessed the heir with the crown.
  3. The huntress shot a peachen.
  4. Mr. Chopra is a good actor.
  5. The heroine of the film took the mare with her.

Let’s Talk (आओ बात करों):

You meet your friend Rahul and he tells you a few things. Now tell your friend Anil what Rahul told you.
(तुम अपने मित्र राहुल से मिलते हो और वह तुम्हें कुछ बातें बताता है। अब अपने मित्र अनिल को बताओ कि राहुल ने क्या कहा)
Answer:

  1. Rahul said that he visited Kanha Kisli during the holidays.
  2. He reached there by bus.
  3. He liked its natural beauty.
  4. He went to Baghira log huts.
  5. He saw many animals and birds.
  6. He would like to visit it again.

Let’s Read (आओ पढ़ें):

Read the passage carefully and complete the given information:
(पद्यांश को ठीक से पढ़ें और नीचे लिखी सूचनाओं को पूरा करें:)
(a) Tigers are found in
Answer:

  1. India
  2. Most of the countries of the South – East Asia.

(b) Tigers live in.
Answer:

  1. forests
  2. grassy plains.

(c) Tigers live there because:
Answer:

  1. there are lots of other animals for them to hunt for food.
  2. there a tiger is hard to see.

(d) A tiger’s body is –
Answer:

  1. brightly colored
  2. strong

(e) A tiger’s chief food is –
Answer:

  1. deer
  2. wild pigs 

Let’s Write (आओ लिखो):

Write a letter to your friend informing him / her about your visit to Kanha Kisli.
(अपने मित्र को कान्हा किसली की एक सैर के बारे में बताते हुए एक पत्र लिखो।)
Answer:
27, Poorvi Marg,
Vasant Vihar, New Delhi – 110057
Oct., 10, 2006

Dear Amit,
How are you there ? I am fine here. I want to share with you my experiences of my latest visit to Kanha Kisli. It is a national Park in Mandla district near Jabalpur in M. P. Kisli has a dense forest. There are many animals like tigers, blackbucks, deer, stags, palm squirrels, monkeys, apes, hyenas and many others. Birds like fowls, doves, hawks, eagles, pigeons can be seen in abundance. It is a very thrilling place. If I get a chance I would like to visit there again. Rest is fine. Regards to Uncle and Aunty.

Your’s affectionately
Ranjeet

Let’s do it (आओ इसे करें):

Take an outline map of India. Locate and mark ten National Parks on it.
(भारत का एक नक्शा लें। इसमें दस राष्ट्रीय पार्कों को चिह्नित करें):
Here are given names of 10 National Parks. Students can locate themselves in the map of India with the help of Atlas.
Answer:

  1. Vanvihar National Park
  2. Fossil National Park
  3. Madhav National Park
  4. Satpura National Park
  5. Indravati National Park
  6. Panna National Park
  7. Palamu National Park
  8. Corbett National Park
  9. Vansada National Park
  10. Gir National Park