7th Standard English Journey to the Top Notes Question Answer

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Journey to the Top Question Answer Class 7

C1. Answer each of the following questions in a word, a phrase or a sentence as required.

1. What amused the family of Bachendri Pal?

Ans: Bachendripal was dreamt of flying in aeroplanes and meenting famous people. This
amused her family.

2. Where was Bachendri Pal born?

Ans: She was born at Nakuri a small village in the Garhwal Himalayas.

3. Where did Bachendri Pal apply for her Basic Mountaineering Course?

Ans: Bachendripal applied to the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering for the Basic Mountaineering Course.


4. Who was Brigadier Gyan Singh?

Ans: Brig Gyan singh was the director of the National Advanture fountion and also her mentor.

5. For what purpose was the ‘Bhagirathi Seven Sisters Adventure Club’ established?

Ans: This club was a unique organization of girls and women to help other girls to find adventure. It was established to take care of the monetary worries of trained girls and women.

Check your understanding :

1. What was Bachendri Pal selected for?

Ans: Bachendripal was selected for the Indian Everest expedition in1984. This was the first
mixed expedition and its prime aim was to provide Indian women the opportunity to face the
challenge of climbing Mt. Everest

2. What is the Nepali name for the highest peak in the world?

Ans: Sagarmatha is the Nepali name for the highest peak in the world.

3. Which is the country’s highest sports award that was given to Bachendri?

Ans: The country’s highest sports awaed the ‘Arjuna Awaed’ the highly coveted ‘padmashree’ as well as the National adventure Aware.

4. Name the autobiography of Bachendri Pal.

Ans: ”Everest- My Journey to the Top” is the name of the her autobiography.

C2. Answer each of the following questions and compare your answers with those of your partner.

1. Describe the trade of Bachendri Pal’s father.

Ans: Her father was a border tradesman who would take wheat flour and rice from India to
Tidet on mules horses and goats.

2. Write about Bachendri’s love for adventure and the mountains.

Ans: From the childhood she loved wandering in the snow clad Himalayas. She had a zeal
of climbing Himalayan mountains. She climbed with a group at the age of 12. She had a
desire to climb mount everest and decided and climbed the Gangotri and Rudugaira in an
advanced camp. Finally she was selected for the Indian Everest Expendition in 1984. Her
dream had come true on 23rd May 1984

3. Why did Bachendri apply to NIM for a course?

Ans: Bachendri applied to NIM for the Basic Mountaineering course.

4. Name the awards given to Bachendri Pal.

Ans: Arjuna Award Padmashree and National Adventure Awaed “Yash Bharathi” award by
the Govt of Uttar Pradesh and Gold Medal by the Govt of uttar Pradesh and the Gold Medal
by the Indian Mountaneering Foundation are some of the awards given to Bachendri pal.

5. As students, what do we learn from Bachendri Pal’s life?

Ans: The students should have goal in their life. To achieve that goal determination
perseverance hard work and love are necessary Students could learn these characters from
Bachendri Pal’s life

6. In which paragraphs do you find the following information about Bachendri Pal? Discuss

a. She was not only interested in mountaineering but also in education.

Ans: Her B.A graduation thrilled her parents who had wanted her to be the first girl in
the village with a degree

b. Her mountaineering excellence was recognized.

Ans: Bachendri was selected for the Indian Everest Expedition in 1984. This was the first
mixed expendition and its prime aim was to provide Indian women the opportunity to face
the challenge of climbing Mt Everest . Till then four women in the world had scaled the
peak the team comprised seven women and eleven men and this was Bachendri’s frist real
expedition.

c. Her greatest contribution to the poor women with mountaineering skills.

Ans: Bachendri whose family was under economic pressure became an instructor here and
reduced their financial burden.

Language in use:

Add a prefix and make the word mean the opposite

  1. active x inactive
  2. dependent x independent
  3. expected x unexpected
  4. like x unlike
  5. honour x dishonour
  6. employed x unemployed
  7. experienced x inexperienced
  8. complete x incomplete

7th Standard Journey to theTop Lesson Summary in English

This lesson was the experience of the first Indian Woman , to climb the top of Mount Everest . She was born in 1954 at Nakuri , a small village in the Garhwal Himalayas . Her father was a border tradesman who took wheat flour and rice from India to Tibet . From her childhood she was rebellious and love to wonder in snow clad Himalayas . She dreampt of flying aeroplanes and amused her family . She was active and did well in sports . She climbed 4000 mts height during picnic with her classmates . She had to spend the night without food or shelter . This experience remained in her memory .

This incident increased her love for adventure . As a custom of Garhwal girls she should leave the school and help in house .At the age of 13. But she was determined to study and her parents allowed her school persuaded her parents to send her to college There she defeated both boys and girls in rifle shooting . She completed her B. A M A and B.Ed. Bachedri decided to apply NIM for the basic mountaineering course . She was Judged the best student and marked as ‘Everest material’ She climbed the Gangotri Rudgaira in an advanced camp . Her Mentor Bregadier Gyan Singh selected Bachendri for scholarship.He set up “Bhagirati seven sisters Adventure club” and it was a unique organization of girls and woman to help other to find adventure She was selected for the Indian Everest expedition in a1984 .

The team comprised seven Women and eleven men and it was Bachendri’s frist real expedition However she reached the peck on 23rd may 1984 .She conquered the top of Sagarmatha at 1,07 p. m .Her dream had come true .She was honoured the ‘Arjuna Award ‘by Govt. of Indian ,Padmashri .Yash Bharathi and gold medal .She wrote her autobiography “Everest- My Jourey to thr Top “

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