Kerala State Board New Syllabus Plus One English Textbook Answers Unit 4 Braving The Hazards Text Book Questions and Answers, Summary, Notes.
Kerala Plus One English Textbook Answers Unit 4 Braving The Hazards
1. Examine the picture given below:
What do these pictures tell us about?
They tell us about disasters.
Note down all the ideas that come to your mind about them.
Picture 1 : aWhirlwindorablastofanuclearbomb.
Picture 2 : a Tsunami
Picture 3 : High tide or Storm in the sea
The row beneath :
Picture 1 : An earthquake
Picture 2 : A forest fire
Read and Reflect
Share your thoughts with your friends. Collect ideas from them, and enrich your understanding of the subject.
Disasters – both natural and man-made cause widespread damage and destruction. It is high time that we became aware of and equipped ourselves to face impending disasters. Here is an essay about disasters and their management in the Indian context.
Braving The Hazards About the Unit:
Disasters, both natural and man¬made, have become very common today. Thousands die each year in disasters. They also cause a lot of destruction and damage. It is necessary to be informed and equipped to face impending disasters. The idea of disaster management is taken up seriously throughout the world.
This unit has 3 texts. One is an essay by Anjana Majumdar about disaster management in India. The 2nd is a short story by A.J. Cronin. The 3rd is a poem by Benjamin Peck Keith about the wreck of the Titanic. In addition, there is a newspaper report and an excerpt from the essay ‘On Courage’ by A.G. Gardiner. The texts and activities aim to make the learners aware of different disasters and to equip them to act promptly in moments of crisis.