Sunday, November 8, 2020

NEB Grade XI Compulsory English Note | Language Development | Unit- 6 You May Scoff… (Part 1)

NEB Grade XI Compulsory English Note | Language Development | Unit- 6 You May Scoff… (Part 1)
Unit:6

Health and Exercise

You May Scoff…

Ways with words

A. Ten words in the bold face in the text correspond to the definitions below. Match the definitions with the corresponding words.

a. in spite of what has just been said or referred to
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Answer:
nevertheless

b. a strong desire or impulse
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Answer:
urge

c. the ability to continue trying to do something, although it is very difficult
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Answer:
determination

d. to attract attention to or emphasize something important
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Answer:
highlight

e. arguing about things that are not important
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Answer:
bickering

f. not having things or conditions that are usually considered necessary
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Answer:
deprivation

g. continue to exist
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Answer:
persist

h. soft loose flesh on a person's body
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Answer:
flab

i. to improve or increase something
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Answer:
boost

j. a limiting condition on something
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Answer:
restriction

Now, make sentences of your own using the same words in bold type.

  1. My sister was exhausted. Nevertheless, she went on working.
  2. She suppressed an urge to yawn.
  3. The key to her success was her absolute determination.
  4. The figures noticeably highlighted the difference in world living standards.
  5. Their endless bickering may affect business.
  6. The government declared a new policy to reduce social and economic deprivation.
  7. Visit a doctor if symptoms persist for more than 3 days.
  8. You have to do some physical exercise regularly to lose flab on your belly.
  9. The new service boosts pre-tax profits by 5%.
  10. My father doesn't put any restrictions on me.

B. The words ‘restriction’ and ‘awareness’ are nouns with the suffixes ‘-ion’ and ‘-ness’. Make a list of as many words as you can which end in ‘-ion’ and ‘-ness’. Make a list of as many words as you can which end in ‘-ion’ and ‘ness.

'-ion' '-ness'
pollution kindness
invention invention
solution politeness
substitution goodness
partition badness
evolution usefulness

Comprehension

A. Write whether the following statements are True, False or Not Given.

a. During the holidays people eat and drink more than usual.
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Answer:
True

b. Getting too little exercise and eating too much is the reason why people put on weight.
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Answer:
True

c. David Allison’s research involved studying rats under laboratory conditions.
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Answer:
False

d. You may need to go shopping for clothes if you come down with a cold.
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Answer:
True

e. Adenovirus-36 (AD-36) decreases the percentage of fat in the fat cells.
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Answer:
False

f. Vaccination against infections could be used in the future to prevent obesity.
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Answer:
True

g. People under severe stress can experience breathing difficulties.
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Answer:
Not Given

h. A study indicates that mice that have never been on a diet choose fatty food, when given a choice between high-calorie or low-calorie food products.
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Answer:
False

i. Rajita Sinha has been studying the connection between brain activity and behaviour.
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Answer:
False

j. Specific hormones regulate our appetite.
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Answer:
True

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