Andhra Pradesh AP Board 4th Class English Solutions 3rd Lesson A Trip of Memories Textbook Exercise Questions and Answers.
AP State Syllabus 4th Class English Solutions Chapter 3 A Trip of Memories
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I . Look at the picture and answer the questions :
What are the people doing in the picture ?
They are observing the place.
Who are they ?
They are tourists.
Name a few visiting places / tourist places near by you ?
Kolleru lake, Bhavani Island, Prakasam Barrage etc.,
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I. Answer the following questions.
What are the means of transport that Hemanth’s family used to go to Horsley Hills?
Hemanth’s family used train, auto, car to go to Horsley Hills.
What is the reason for the cool weather of Horsley Hills ? Guess.
Big and tall trees and dense bushes on either side of the road are the reasons for the cool weather of Horslely Hills.
Why is Horsley Hills called the ‘Ooty of Andhra Pradesh’?
In Horsley Hills the climate is cool and calm.
What are the places that the family visited during their trip?
Gali Banda, Eastern and Western viewpoints, Mini-zoo and Madanapalle are the places. That the family visited during their trip.
What is the importance of Madanapalle with regard to our National Anthem?
It is the place where Rabindranath Tagore translated Janaganamana from Bengali to English and Mrs. Margaret cousins, a British woman, composed a ‘tune for our National Anthem.
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II. Read the sentences given below, and write True (T) or False (F) in the given brackets.
1. Harsha and members of his family planned to visit Horsley Hills.( )
2. All the family members went to Vijayawada Railway Station by car. ( )
3. The journey on the ghat road was exciting with many curves. ( )
4. They all enjoyed the joyful ride onto the hills. ( )
5. Horsley Hills is totally covered with green trees and colourful flowers. ( )
6. The weather condition in summer is very hot in Horsley Hills. ( )
7. ‘Gali Banda’ is famous for strong winds. ( )
8. We see wild animals regularly in Horsley Hills. ( )
9. Rabindranath Tagore composed a tune for Jana gana mana. ( )
10. Rabindranath Tagore translated Jana gana mana from Bengali to English. ( )
A. Read the following sentences and observe the underlined words.
1. I quickly had my bath.
I quickly had my bath.
2. I hurriedly had my bath.
I hurriedly had my bath.
3. I instantly had my bath.
I instantly had my bath.
The underlined words quickly, hurriedly and instantly carry nearly the same meaning. Such kind of words are called synonyms. A synonym is a word that has nearly the same meaning as another word.
Let us see a few more examples here.
wonderful = admirable, amazing, astonishing
vacation = break, holiday
beautiful = pretty, good-looking, charming
memory = mind, recollection, remembrance
courtyard = lawn, patio and yard
composed = confident, easy going, level headed
occasionally = sometimes, (every) now and then, infrequently
interesting = alluring, amusing, attractive
B. Read the following paragraph carefully. And observe the underlined words carefully.
Horsley Hills is a well-known tourist spot in Andhra Pradesh. It is also called the ’Ooty of Andhra Pradesh’.
We feel a cool breeze and enjoy looking at the heavy bushes. We see a good looking scenery and high mountains there. The whole area is filled with green trees and colourful flowers. The temperature is very cool.
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Now fill in the blanks with suitable synonyms in the following.
Use the help box.
famous, beautiful, climate, covered, dense
Horsley Hills is a ______ tourist spot in Andhra Pradesh. It is also called the ‘Ooty of Andhra Pradesh’. We feel cool breeze and enjoy looking at _____ bushes. We see a ________ scenery and high mountains there. The whole area ________ with green trees and colourful flowers. The _______ is very cool.
Horsley Hills is a famous tourist spot in Andhra Pradesh. It is also called the ‘Ooty of Andhra Pradesh’. We feel cool breeze and enjoy looking at dense bushes. We see a beautiful scenery and high mountains there. The whole area covered with green trees and colourful flowers. The climate is very cool.
Match the words with suitable synonyms.
Read the following sentence and observe the underlined words.
You must go to Horsley Hills if you want to enjoy cold weather in hot summer.
The underlined words are opposite to each other. They are opposite in meaning.
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Write opposite words to the following words taken from the lesson. If there is a need, take the help of your teacher.
1. jolly ×
2. above ×
3. big ×
5. taIl ×
6. clean ×
7. fresh ×
8. good ×
9. strong ×
10. silent ×
11. bright ×
Read the following sentences taken from the lesson and identify adjectives.
There are big and tall trees and dense bushes on either side of the road.
The underlined words in the sentence add special meaning to ‘trees and bushes’. In other words, they describe trees and bushes. These type of words are called describing words. Such words are called adjectives.
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Pick out sentences with describing words (adjectives) from the story.
1. I got ready with my pretty travel bag.
2. There are big and tall,/u> trees and dense bushes on either side of the road.
3. The Sampangi flowers on the hills spread their sweet smell.
4. The climate was very cool and calm.
Activity – 7
Fill in the blanks in the following sentences with the appropriate words from the box given below.
fluent, colourful, little, long, karate, poor
1. There is a ____ queue at the ticket counter.
2. The ____ girl is crying for her mother.
3. There are _____ flowers in the garden.
4. Khasim is a ____ fighter.
5. She speaks _____ English.
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Match the describing words under column ‘A’ with the nouns under column ‘B’ and put the right letter in the bracket.
Read the following sentences and observe the punctuation marks at the end —full stop (.) question mark (?) and exclamation (!).
1. I quickly had my bath.
2. They felt happy.
3. Who is your English teacher?
4. Have you ever been to Delhi?
5. What a long queue it is!
6. What a beautiful flower!
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What did you observe from the above sentences?
1. Sentences 1 and 2 end with a full stop (.) as they are statements.
2. Sentences 3 and 4 end with a question mark (?) as they are questions.
3. Sentences 5 and 6 end with an exclamation mark (!) as they express a sudden feeling of surprise. .
An exclamatory mark can be used after the words or the sentences which express a sudden feeling of surprise, happiness, anger, sorrow or disappointment.
(1) Alas! I lost my pen!
(2) What a pity!
(3) Hurrah! I have won the game!
Add the correct punctuation at the end.
full stop (.) question mark (?) or exclamation mark ( !)
1. You are late again
You are late again.
2. Where is my pen
Where is my pen ?
3. Kiran plays cricket every day
Kiran plays cricket everyday.
4. Where do you live
Where do you live ?
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5. Stop you’re making me angry
Stop! you’re making me angry.
6. My name is Naveen
My name is Naveen.
7. Hey, look here
Hey, look here!
8. I have a big house
I have a big house.
9. Don’t do that again
Don’t do that again.
10. Will you help me
Will you help me ?
Listening and Responding
Read the conversation given below.
Ruchitha : Hi, Ravali! How are you?
Ravali : Fine, thank you. How about you?
Ruchitha : I am fine. Where are you going?
Ravali : I am going to school.
Ruchitha : Isn’t your brother coming to school today?
Ravali : No, he is not coming.
Ruchitha : Why? What happened to him?
Ravali : Today is his birthday.
Ruchitha : Oh! Is it? By the way, when is the party?
Ravali : This evening around 8 o’ clock. You please come to the party.
Ruchitha: Yes, I do. Thank you for your invitation. Convey my wishes to . your brother in advance.
Look at the underlined words (how, where, what, why and when) in the above conversation. They are called ‘Wh’ words. We use these words to ask for information.
Choose a suitable question word to complete the question.
Where do you live? (What / Where / When)
I live in Chandrala.
How old are you? (Why / How /Where)
I am 9 years old.
Why are you late? (How / What / Why)
Because my brother is ill.
When do you celebrate your birthday? (When /Which /What)
On 6th June.
What is your father? (When / What / Why)
My father is a farmer.
Activity – 11
Now ask questions to get the answers given below:
What is your name ?
My name is Ayan.
How old are you ?
I am 9 years old.
Where do you live ?
I live in Mylavaram.
Which class are you studying ?
I am studying in 4th class.
What is vour father ?
My father is a software Engineer.
Who is your English Teacher?
Mr. Raja Sekhar is our English Teacher.
When do you celebrate vour birthday?
My birthday is on 6th June.
What is vour School name ?
My school’s name is Mandal Parishad Primary School.
Know your Dictionary :
Words in a dictionary are usually arranged in alphabetical order.
A dictionary tells us how a word is pronounced.
A dictionary tells us what a word means.
A dictionary shows us how a word is spelt.
A dictionary tells us how a word is used.
A dictionary shows us the different parts of speech of a word.
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Complete the following table by using a ‘Dictionary’.
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Preparation of a Poster.
Observe the following – Poster carefully:
Answer the following questions :
What is this poster about?
Name the events mentioned in the poster?
Music Concerts, dance performances, amusement zone, food courts, exhibition area, beach succer & throw ball, Jathara Folk & tribal zone, treasure hunt on wheels, sports arena, adventure activities, flower show and carnival parade.
What is the time and venue of the celebrations?
Time -1 pm -10 pm, Venue RK beach.
On what dates will the programme be conducted?
on 28th, 29th, 30th December 2020.
Have you ever visited this kind of celebrations?
Who are the targeted audience?
All the people are targeted.
Activity – 13
Now work in groups. Prepare a poster on the ‘Kite Festival’ on the occasion of ‘Sankranthi’ in your village / city. Use the following hints from the help box.
Poster name: Kite Festival – Place: outskirts of the village/City Time: 2pm to 5pm, Date: 15th January-Events: singing competitions, Rangoli Competitions – Eligibility: people between 15 to 50 age group
Listen to the teacher carefully and write down the paragraph dictated by your teacher.
The scenic drive through the ghat road onto the Horsley Hills was exciting. it has many curves. There are big and tall trees and dense bushes on either side of the road. The cool breeze of the hills touched our cheeks soft. The Sampangi flower on the hills spread their sweet smell. We all enjoyed that joyful ride onto the hills.
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Project Work :
Ask at least five of your friends about different places they visited. And ask them about the most interesting things in those places.
Sl. N. 1 is given an example.
II. Now form a group of 3 or 4 members. Collect the data of each member in the group. Now find out what types of places your friend visited and what things or places interested them most.
1. Most of my friends visited _________
Answer: Water parks.
2. They liked _______ very much.
A Trip Of Memories
Hemarith writes a letter to Harsha describing his experience in Horsley Hills. Hemanth felt happy when his father told him the news that they are going to Horsley hills. Even, he tells his mom and sister about it. He made all the preparations for it. They woke up early and got ready. By an auto, they all went to the Vijayawada Railway Station. After reaching Pakala Station by train, they hired a car to the Horsley Hills. The scene was very beautiful. There was cool breeze and roads on either side with trees. A cool and fresh breeze welcomed them to Andhra Ooty. The area was full of trees and flowers. Climate was cool. Soon after lunch, they visited Gali – Banda.
After that they moved to Eastern and Western view points. Then, they went to the Mini-Zoo and watched many birds and animals. Then, his father took him to Madanapalle. It was the place where Rabindranath Tagore translated our National Anthem to English. Mrs. Margaret cousins composed a tune for our Anthem. Janaganamana was first sung at a courtyard in Madanapalle. Visiting this place filled Hemanth and his family with lot of memories.
హేమంత్ తన స్నేహితుడైన హర్షకు తాను హార్స్ లీ హిల్స్ లో పొందిన అనుభవాలను గూర్చి ఒక లేఖ రాశాడు. హేమంత్ వాళ్ళ నాన్నగారు తనకు, తాము హాలీ హిలకు వెళ్ళబోతున్నారు అని చెప్పారు. తను ఎంతో సంతోషిస్తాడు. ప్రయాణానికి కావాల్సిన వస్తువులన్నీ సిద్ధంగా పెట్టుకున్నారు. మరునాడు ఉదయం తొందరగా లేచి, వారందరూ (అమ్మా, నాన్న, హేమంత్, చెల్లి) ఆటోలో విజయవాడ రైల్వే స్టేసనకు చేరుకుంటారు. తర్వాత రైలులో పకాలా స్టేషన్ కు వెళ్లారు.
అక్కడి నుంచి కారులో వాతావరణాన్ని, చుట్టూ అందాలను ఆస్వాదిస్తూ ఆంధ్రా ఊటి (హార్స్ లీ హిల్స్) ని చేరుకుంటారు. ఆ ప్రదేశమంతా ఎంతో ఆహ్లాదకరంగా ఉంది. తర్వాత వాళ్ళు ‘గలి బండ’ అనే ప్రదేశాన్ని తిలకించారు. ఇంకా తూర్పు, పడమర దిక్కులలో సూర్యోదయ, సూర్యాస్తమయాన్ని చూశారు. తర్వాత ‘మిని జూ’కి వెళ్ళి ఆనందించారు. చివరిగా మదనపల్లి అనే ప్రాంతానికి వెళ్ళారు. అక్కడ రవీంద్రనాథ్ ఠాగూర్ జనగణమనను ఆంగ్లంలోకి అనువదించారు. మార్గరేట్ కజిన్స్ అనే బ్రిటిష్ మహిళ జనగణమనకు కొత్త రాగాన్ని రూపొందించారు. మొదటిసారిగా అక్కడ ఉన్న ప్రాంగణంలో మన జాతీయ గీతాన్ని పాడారు. హేమంత్ ఎన్నో మధురమైన అనుభవాలను పొందాడు.
rushed = moved with great speed; వేగముగాపోవు
reached = arrived at; చేరు
hired = took for rent; అద్దెకు తీసుకొని
curves = turnings; వంపులు
breeze = a gentle wind ; తెమ్మెర
spread = extend or distribute; వ్యాప్తి
climate = weather at certain time ; వాతావరణం
thrill = a sudden excitement; జలదరించు
attraction = interesting place, to see; ఆకర్షణ
translate = change from one language to another; అనువాదం
composed = set music for a song; రచించు
occasionally= now and then; అప్పుడప్పుడు