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NEB Grade XI Compulsory English Note | Language Development | Unit- 16 What Is the Soul? | Used to + Infinitive

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NEB Grade XI Compulsory English Note | Language Development | Unit- 16 What Is the Soul? | used to

What Is the Soul?

Ways with words

A. The words in the crossword puzzle are from the text. Find them from the text to solve the puzzle based on the meaning clues given below.

1. unquestionable, impossible to doubt- indubitable

2. never done or known before- unprecedented

3. emergence or origination - emanation

4. obviously or clearly- evidently

5. impossible to achieve or overcome- insuperable

6. moved with a violent, irregular action- agitated

7. appropriate or suitable- apt

8. force back- repel

9. conservative- orthodox

10. up to now – hitherto

B. Find the words from the text that mean the following.

a. misleading or illusionary (d…………)
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Answer:
deceptive

b. in a natural state; not yet processed or refined (c………….)
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Answer:
crude

c. a mystical horse like animal with a single straight horn projecting from its forehead (u………)
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Answer:
unicorn

d. never dying or decaying ( i……….)
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Answer:
immortal

e. come to an end; stop (c………..)
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Answer:
cease

f. to activate or put into motion (a…………)
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Answer:
actuate

Comprehension

Answer these questions.

a. What’s the difference between the body and the soul?
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Answer:
The body is in time and space, but the soul is in time only.

b. What do you understand by the psychologists’ saying that there is no such thing as mind?
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Answer:
The psychologists believe that there is no existence of mind.

c. How can a mental activity be reduced to a physical activity?
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Answer:
A modern materialist finds himself in a curious position. With a certain degree of his success a mental activity can be reduced to a physical activity.

d. How are mind and body related?
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Answer:
Mind and body are related as they are merely convenient ways of organizing events. (group of events may be called a physical object)

e. What is the relation between mind and memory? Does memory survive a person's death?
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Answer:
The most essential characteristic of mind is memory. No, memory doesn't survive a person's death. Memory is clearly connected with a certain kind of brain structure, and since this structure decays at death memory also must cease.

f. How is our power on the earth's surface entirely dependent upon the sun?
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Answer:
Our power on the earth's surface is entirely dependent upon the sun as it warms our seas, regulates our weather patterns, and gives energy to the growing green plants that provide the food and oxygen for life on Earth.

Grammar

used to

'Used to + infinitive' is used to talk about a repeated action, state or situation in the past which has now changed.

My brother used to be a footballer, but he is too old now.


A. Rewrite the following sentences using ‘used to’. You can make an affirmative/ negative statement or a question.

a. I/live in a flat when I was a child.
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Answer:
I used to live in a flat when I was a child.

b. She/love eating chocolate but now she hates it.
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Answer:
She used to love eating chocolate but now she hates it.

c. He/go to fishing in the summer?
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Answer:
Did he use to go fishing in the summer?

d. My sister/play tennis when she was at school.
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Answer:
My sister used to play tennis when she was at school.

e. He/play football every weekend?
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Answer:
Did he use to play football every weekend?

f. My grandfather/speak five languages.
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Answer:
My grandfather used to speak five languages.

g. I/not hate school from the beginning.
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Answer:
I did not use to hate school from the beginning.

h. You/live in Kathmandu?
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Answer:
Did you use to live in Kathmandu?

i. He/play Dandibiyo when he was a small child.
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Answer:
He used to play Dandibiyo when he was a small child.

j. She/wear a frock when she was small but nowadays she wears jeans.
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Answer:
She used to wear a frock when she was small but nowadays she wears jeans.

B. Write a short paragraph describing your past habits.

I stayed with my uncle for five years. In my uncle’s house, I used to start my daily works in the morning. In spite of work at home, I used to work hard to get the first position in my class. Although my school was not well equipped, my teachers used to use locally available materials to make their classes effective. They would encourage us with their friendly treatment in the class. Our English teacher used to give us project work. It really helped us in our study.

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