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Class 9 UNIT 2: Health and Hygiene (Part II)

Unit 2 Health and Hygiene

Reading II

Look at the picture and answer these questions.

a. Who do you think the person in the picture is; a king or a wrestler? Why?

b. How has he put on so much weight?

c. Do you think he is healthy?

Answer:

a. The person in the picture is a king because he has worn the crown.

b. He has put on so much weight because of his lazy manner and his habit of eating a lot.

c. No, I don’t think he is healthy. He might have various problems due to obesity.

Health is Wealth

A.           Learn these words and complete the sentences with them.

benevolent           couch potato        obesity        devotee       strenuous

a. ………….. can increase the risk of heart disease because obese people are likely to suffer from heart problems.

b. My father is kind, helpful and generous. He has a…………….. attitude.

c. Take rest for a week. Avoid tasks which require ………. physical activity.

d. I like God Shiva. I'm actually a ………………… of him.

e. My younger sister is a great ………… She can watch TV 24 hours a day.

Answer

a. obesity

b. benevolent

c. strenuous

d. devotee

e. couch potato

B.            Answer the following questions.

a. Why did people not like the king though he was kind?

b. Why were the specialists called to the palace and offered huge prizes?

c. Why did the minister become so happy?

d. Why did the holyman tell the king to come to his place on foot for treatment?

e. Why did the holyman disappear after the first meeting with the king?

f. How did the king recover his health?

g. What lesson did you learn from the story?

Answer

a. People did not like the king though he was kind because he was very lazy and wouldn’t do anything other than eating and sleeping.

b. The specialists were called to the palace and offered huge prizes to make the king fit and healthy.

c. The minister become so happy because the holyman told him that he could easily cure the king.

d. The holyman told the king to come to his place on foot for treatment because the king would become thin due to hard physical exercise.

e. The holyman disappeared after the first meeting with the king because he wanted the king to repeat the physical exercise again and again.

f. The king recovered his health by walking a long distance regularly on foot.

g. The lesson I learnt from the story is, "We must do physical exercise."

 

C. Retell the story to your friends, making the queen the main character.

Grammar II

A. Study these sentences.

a. The king would be treated only if he came on foot to the holy man’s residence.

b. If Sarita had an android mobile phone, she would join the virtual classroom.

c. If the king had lived an active life, his health would not have worsened.

d. Had she studied hard, she would have secured the best result.

e. If we had listened to the radio, we would have heard the news.

f. It would not surprise me if he knew the answer.

B. Complete the following sentences with the correct form of the verbs given in the brackets.

a. I had seen Tshering a few minutes ago. If you had come round earlier, you ……(see) him too.

b. I wish I were a bird. If I were a bird, I ….. (fly) round the world.

c. Provided that you……(be) twenty, you could play the match.

d. George was happy that he came to Nepal. If he hadn’t, he ….(not see)  Mt. Everest.

e. What would you do if you …(win) the lottery of Rs. 1,00,000?

f. Seema missed the bus to go home. If she ….(come) in time, she would have caught the bus.

g. She would lose weight if she ….. (not eat) a lot of sweets.

h. They might have helped you if you ….(ask) them.

i. If he …(drive) more carefully, he might not have had that accident.

j. If everyone ….(turn) off unwanted lights, we could save a lot of electricity.

Answer:

a. would have seen

b. would fly

c. were

d. wouldn’t see

e. won

f. had come

g. did not eat

h. had asked

i. had driven

j. turned

 

C. Complete each sentence in a suitable way.

a. If you had studied well, ……………..

b. If you asked me, ……….

c. If we had gone to the cinema, ………….

d. If you spoke English, ………….

e. If they listened to me, ………………

h. ………………….. if I had your address.

i. ………………….. I would have taken part in the contest.

j. ………………….. we would walk to the museum.

k. ………………. if there were not many sharks there.

l. ………………. if she had taken the right bus.

Answer:

a. If you had studied well, you would have passed the exam.

b. If you asked me, I would answer it.

c. If we had gone to the cinema, we would have enjoyed the movie.

d. If you spoke English, he would understand you.

e. If they listened to me, I would describe in detail.

f. I would come there if I had your address.

g. If I had practiced hard, I would have taken part in the contest.

h. If you promised to come, we would walk to the museum.

i. Tourists wouldn’t come if there were not many sharks there.

j. She would have arrived in time if she had taken the right bus.

 

For previous part CLICK HERE.

For unit three CLICK HERE.

For contents CLICK HERE.

 




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