From a Railway Carriage Question Answer | Maharashtra Board Class 7 English Chapter 2.1 Solution

Maharashtra Board Class 7 English Balbharati Book Chapter 2.1 Question Answer From a Railway Carriage Solution PDF download

(2) Find pairs of rhyming words from the poem

Answer : Houses – Ditches, Fairies – Witches, Battle – Cattle, Rain – Again, Eye – By, Gazes – Daisies, Scrambles – Brambles, Road – Load, River – Ever.

(3) Write the following

(1) The sights seen through a railway carriage mentioned in the first Stanza.

Answer : Houses, Cattle, Bridges, Ditches, Hedges, Horse, Meadows.

(2) The sights mentioned in the second stanza.

Answer : The sights mentioned in the second stanza are Hills and plains and painted station.

(3) The sight mentioned in the third stanza.

Answer : In the third stanza, the mentioned scene includes children gathering brambles amidst the backdrop of growing tramps and lush green grasses.

(4) Think and answer

(1) Why are the sights said to fly?

Answer : The sights are described as “flying” to offer us a magnificent panorama of the rain, enhancing the beauty of the hills and plains during this rainfall.

(2) Does the last line make you happy or sad? Why?

Answer : The final line evokes sadness within me. Throughout the poem, it becomes clear that it revolves around the theme of travel. As the journey concludes, all the sights, moments of observation, and the beauty they encapsulate will inevitably fade away or cease to exist. I long for the journey, cherishing the memories and experiences it brought me.

(5) List the times that begin with ‘Here’ or ‘And there’.

Also list the sentences or phrases that begin with ‘And there’.

These phrases and sentences tell us about things that appear one after the other as the carriage moves. Can we tell which ones are close to the train and which ones are at a distance? How?

Answer : The lines that begin with ‘Here’ and ‘And here’.

1) ‘Here is a child’

2) ‘Here is a tramp’

3) ‘Here is a cart’

4) ‘Here is a mill’

The sentences or phrases that begin with ‘And there’ –

1) ‘And there is the green’

2) ‘And there is a river’

A cart, a tramp, a child and a mill that’s are closer to the train and the green and a river are at a distance.

As someone travels on a swiftly moving train, certain objects nearer to the tracks become clearly visible, while those farther away remain less distinct. Thus, we discern which objects are in close proximity to the train and which ones are at a distance.

(6) Read the following

Charging along like troops in a battle fly as thick as driving rain.

Using your imagination Write one or two comparisons each with –

Like _______. as ____  as

Answer : 1) The girl looks like an angel.

2) He runs like a horse.

1) He is as clever as a fox.

2) She is as beautiful as rose.

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