Chapter 2

NCERT
Class 10
English
Solutions
2. Read the paragraph below. Fill in the blanks with the noun forms of the verbs in brackets.

Question:

I. There are nouns in the text (formation, government) which are formed from the corresponding verbs (form, govern) by suffixing – (at)ion or ment. There may be change in the spelling of some verb – noun pairs; such as rebel, rebellion; constitute, constitution.

Read the paragraph below. Fill in the blanks with the noun forms of the verbs in brackets.

Martin Luther King’s ............... (contribute) to our history as an outstanding leader began when he came to the ............... (assist) of Rosa Parks, a seamstress who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger. In those days American Blacks were confined to positions of second class citizenship by restrictive laws and customs. To break these laws would mean ............... (subjugate) and ............... (humiliate) by the police and the legal system. Beatings, ............... (imprison) and sometimes death awaited those who defied the System. Martin Luther King’stactics of protest involved non-violent ............... (resist) to racial injustice.

Answer:

Contribution, assistance, subjugation, humiliation, imprisonment, resistance.

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