Class 9th Second Language English Textbook Solutions

THE WILL OF SACRIFICE – Class 9th Second Language English Textbook Solutions


 PROSE-7
THE WILL OF SACRIFICE
BHAGAT SINGH

I. Four alternatives are given. Choose the best alternative: –

1) In response to …………. call for Non – Cooperation, Bhagat Singh left his school.
A] Gandhiji
B] Lala Lajpat Rai C] Ras Bihari Bose D] Sukhdev
2) National School at Lahore was a centre of ……………
A] Political B] Revolutionary C] Economical D] Social
3) ………….. became the member of the Hindustan Republican Association.
A] Lala Lajpat Rai B] Bhagwati Charan C] Bhagat Sigh D] Sukhdev
4) Revolutionaries used bombs and ……….. against British.
A] Guns
B] Knives C] stones D] sword
5) Bhagat Singh wrote that revolution does not mean …………
A] Non – Violence B] Violence C] Fighting D] Freedom
6) Bhagat Singh determined to avenge ……….. death by shooting the British official
A] Gandhiji B] Lala Lajpat Rai C] Chandrashekar Azad D] Subash Chandra Bose
7) Bhagat Singh wanted to show the world as how bravely the revolutionaries can ………..
themselves.
A] Die B] Win C] Climb D] Sacrifice
8) My heart nurtured some ambitions for doing something for humanity and for by ……….
A] Family B] Country C] Relatives D] Friends
9) Bhagat Singh was born on ………..
A] 27th Sept, 1908 B] 27th Sept, 1907 C] 27th Sept, 1906 D] 27th Sept, 1905
10) Bhagat Singh’s grandfather is ………..
A] Kishan Singh B] Ajit Singh C] Arjan Singh D] Amar Singh
11) Bhagat Singh studies at the DAV School in the year ……………
A] 1916
B] 1917 C] 1918 D] 1919
12) Lala Lajpat Rai died on …………….
A] 17th Nov, 1927 B] 17th Nov, 1928 C] 17th Nov, 1929 D] 17th Nov, 1930
13) Bhagat Singh name has been a symbol of ………. revolution.
A] England B] Lahore C] Indian D] America
14) Bhagat Singh was never afraid of meeting ……………..
A] death
B] friends C] enemies D] British

15) Hindustan Republican Association is formed by the revolutionaries of ………………
A] Andhra Pradesh B] Uttar Pradesh C] Madhya Pradesh D] Karnataka

II. Answer the following questions:-

1. When and where did Bhagat Singh was born?

Ans.: Bhagat Singh was born on 27th November, 1907 in Khatkar Kalan, Punjab in British India.
2. To which association Bhagat Singh became a member. Who formed the association?
Ans.: Bhagat Singh became a member of the Hindustan Republic Association. The
revolutionaries of Uttar Pradesh formed it.
3. What did the revolutionaries believe?
Ans.: Revolutionaries believed that the British rule was unjust and oppressive.
4. What did Bhagat Singh say to Batukeshwar Dutt to show to the world?
Ans.: Bhagat Singh told to Batukeshwar Dutt to show to the world that the revolutionaries not
only die for their ideals but also can face every calamity.
5. Which was the incident that changed Bhagat Singh’s life?
Ans.: The incident was the brutal attack by the police on veteran freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai
at an anti – British procession.
6. What was the result of the brutal attack by the police on Lal Lajpat Rai?
Ans.: Attack by the police on Lala Lajpat Rai resulted in the death of his on 17th November,
1928 in Lahore.
7. What was the only prayer of the other prisoners who are waiting to be hanged?
Ans.: The only prayer of the other prisoners who were waiting to be hanged is that somehow or
other they must escape the noose.
8. What happen if Bhagat Singh escapes from the gallows?
Ans.: If Bhagat Singh escaped from the gallows, the weaknesses of him will come before people
and the symbol of revolution will be tarnished or it may vanish altogether.
9. Whom did Bhagat Singh came into contact studying in DAV school?
Ans.: Bhagat Singh met well – known political leaders like Lala Lajpat Rai and Ras Bihari Bose
while studying in local DAV school in Lahore in 1916
10. What would Bhagat Singh do when he was in prison?
Ans.: Bhagat Singh wrote numerous letters, pamphlets, and articles when he was in prison.
III Read each of the following extracts and answer the questions given below:

1. “The spirit of freedom, the longing for a change for the better”

a. Who said this?

Ans.: Bhagat Singh said this.
b. Why did he say so?
Ans.: He said in the form of letters, pamphlets, and articles. Because the revolution does not
mean violence.

2. “I am condemned to death”


a. Who does ‘I’ refer to?

Ans.: ‘I’ refers to Bhagat Singh
b. Why made him to say so?
Ans.: Because the judgment of his death was delivered by the British government.
3. “I do not want to conceal it”

a. Who said this?

Ans.: Bhagat Singh said this
b. Why did he do not want to conceal to?
Ans.: Because desire to live is natural and it was in him also, so he did not want to conceal it.
4. “I don’t want to live as a prisoner”

a. Who said this?

Ans.: Bhagat Singh said this
b. Why did he say this?
Ans.: Because he is a freedom fighter and revolutionary. So he said that he does not want to live
as a prisoner.
5. “My name has become a symbol of Indian Revolution”

a. Who said this?

Ans.: Bhagat Singh said this
b. Why did he say so?
Ans.: Because he kept the spirit of freedom the longing for a change for better.
6. “I will never be able to rise of I live”

a. Whom does ‘I’’ refer to?

Ans.: ‘I’ refer to Bhagat Singh

b. Why did he say so?

Ans.: Because the people will see him as a prisoner, but not as a revolutionary. So he said this
statement.
7. “I have not been able to fulfil even one – thousandth part of those ambitions”

a. Whom does ‘I’ refer to?

Ans.: ‘I’ refers to Bhagat Singh
b. What were the ambitions?
Ans.: The ambitions of him were doing something for humanity and for the country.
8. “If I live I might perhaps get a chance to fulfil them”

a. Whom does ‘I’ refer to?

Ans.: ‘I’ refers to Bhagat Singh
b. What can he fulfil if he gets a chance?
Ans.: He can fulfil his ambitions that are doing something for humanity and for the country he
would have fulfilled if he had gotten a chance.

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