Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 10
English
Solutions
I. In this extract, the author talks about traditional bread-baking during his childhood days. Complete the following table with the help of the clues on the left. Then write a paragraph about the author’s childhood days.

Question:

Writing

In this extract, the author talks about traditional bread-baking during his childhood days. Complete the following table with the help of the clues on the left. Then write a paragraph about the author’s childhood days.

Clues Author’s childhood days
the way bread was baked
the way the pader sold bread
what the pader wore when
the pader was paid
how the pader looked

Answer:

Clues Author’s childhood days
the way bread was baked Age-old time-tested furnaces
still exist. The fire still burns in
them. The baker arrives with
a thud and jingle in some
places.
the way the pader sold bread He made his musical entry
with ‘jhang jhang’ sound with
his bamboo staff. He wished
‘Good morning’. Breads
were sold in minutes.
what the pader wore when It was kabai, a single-piece
long frock reaching down to
the knees.
the pader was paid He was paid at the end of the
month.
how the pader looked He looked fat and plumpy.
He wore a shirt and trousers.
These were shorter than full
length ones and longer than
half pants.

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