Class Matric Part 2 NotesEnglish class 10th

10th Class English Chapter 10 A World Without Books?

10th Class English Chapter 10 A World Without Books Shorts and Simple Question & Answer

Q.1: How does a book connect the reader and the writer?
The reader enters into the world created by the writer by reading a book. Thus the book
connects the reader and the writer.

Q.2: In what way books are better than radio, TV and Internet?
Books are a source of comfort for us. Besides, we can keep a book with us forever and
can read it whenever and wherever we like. Radio, TV and Internet do not possess these qualities.
Thus Books are better than radio, TV and Internet.

Q.3: “It‟s a slow food in a world given over to fast food” Explain.
The present world is very swift. People do not have time even to eat peacefully. Thus
they prefer fast food. On the other hand, the world of books is slow. You relax with a book in
your hand and read it. Thus the peaceful world of books is slow one contrasted with the actual fast
world of fast food.

Q.4: Why should people be given more opportunity to read books?
People should be given more opportunities to read books because they are safe shelters,
sustenance and roads forward.

Q.6: Which book has inspired you the most? Why?
The Holy Quran has inspired me the most as It keeps us on the right path.
Additional Short Questions:

Additional Short Questions:
Q.1: Have you ever experienced the same feelings while reading a book?
Yes, I have often experienced such feelings. Rather, whenever I read, I get involved in
the text.

Q.2: Can modern technology take the place of books?
No, modern technology cannot take the place of books. On screen text is no equal to a
printed text.

Q.3: Why does the author use the terms “fast food” and “slow food”?
The author creates textual beauty by using these terms. Moreover, he contrasts the fast
world of technology with the slow world of books.

Q.4: What role does a library play to promote the habit of book readings?
The libraries promote the habit of reading by offering a variety of books on all topics.

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