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Sindh Class 10 English Notes Chapter 18 Casabianca Poem

Sindh Class 10 English Notes Chapter 18 Casabianca Poem Education in Karachi solved exercises, MCQs, important questions, grammar, chapter overview, and Reading Comprehension.

Question Casabianca Poem

Q.1) Write a short note on Casabianca.

Casabianca was a name that truly and perfectly represented patriotism and bravery. He was young, passionate, energetic, and nationalistic too. Although he was quite young still he was a disciplined soldier who had fervor to serve his nation under any circumstance. He sacrificed his own life while proficiently performing his duties and responsibilities without even thinking about his breath and soul. He did not care to save his life although he knew it well that death was following him and soon it would stand in front of him without mercy in its eyes and sympathy in its heart for Casabianca. He set an exceptional example of gallantry for all the soldiers of the world.

What do you learn about a battleship from this poem?

One can find a simple and clear resemblance between a battleship and a civilian ship by reading and understanding this poem. A battleship is quite similar to a civilian ship in terms of its features. For instance, a battleship has a deck, a helm and pennon like a civilian ship. The only difference between the two is the addition of cannons to the battleship to fight against the adversary under any circumstance.

Non-Textual Exercise

Q.1) Change the following statements into questions:

  • You were present yesterday.
  • You are eating in the class.


  1. Were you present yesterday?
  2. Are you eating in the class?


Q.1) Other examples of questions: What are you writing? Where are you going?

Exercise: Complete the following questions by adding
Who, What, Where, When, Whom.
1 _________are you saying?
2 _________ are you going?
3 _________are you coming?
4 _________ are you calling?
5 _________ are you?

2. Short answers:
Exercise: Answer the question by using “Yes” or “No” with a short reply.
1. Are you a student of Class X?
2. Do you study in Class VIII?
3. Do you have many students in your class?
4. Do you pay fees?

3.Question tags:
Exercise: Write the positive forms of the question tags below:
I can’t come, can I?
You didn’t go, did you?
He doesn’t live here, does he?
She doesn’t cook, does she?
You didn’t lose it, did you?

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Examples: I must go now.
Use must instead of “obliged to.”
A man is obliged to pay his debts.
A citizen is obliged to do his duty.

5.Want somebody to do something:
Exercise: Join the two sentences into one.
His parents force him. They make him study two hours daily.

6. Have to:
Exercise: We must eat wholesome food to stay healthy.
(Use “have to” instead of “must”).

7.Ought to:
Exercise: Use “ought to” instead of “should”.
We should show sympathy to those who are sick.

8. Try to:

Exercise: Use “try to” instead of “made an attempt to.”
He made an attempt to save her from drowning.

1. What are you saying?
2. Where are you going?
3. When are you coming?
4. Whom are you calling?
5. Who are you?
1. Yes, I am.
2. No, I don’t.
3. Yes, I have.
4. Yes, I do.
I can come, can’t I?
You did go, didn’t you?
He does live here, doesn’t he?
She does cook, doesn’t she?
You did lose it, didn’t you?
4. A man must pay his debts.
A citizen must do his duty.
5. His parents force him to study for two hours daily.
6. We must eat wholesome food to stay healthy.
7. We ought to show sympathy to those who are sick.
8. He tries to save her from drowning.

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