2nd Year English Lesson 1 – The Dying Sun Notes MCQs Solution

english 12th Notes Chapter No 1

1. A few stars are known which are hardly bigger than the earth. Here the word hardly  means

 
 
 
 

2. A star seldom finds another anywhere. Here the word seldom  means

 
 
 
 

3. Two thousand millions years ago this rare incident took place. Here the word rare  means

 
 
 
 

4. From these humble beginnings, came a stream of life. Here the word humble means

 
 
 
 

5. The universe is entirely frightening. Here the word entirely means

 
 
 
 

6. The planet earth gave birth to life. Here the word gave birth means

 
 
 
 

7. An immense tidal wave raised on the surface of the sun by the new star. Here the word tidal means

 
 
 
 

8. An immense tidal wave must have travelled over the surface of the sun. Here the word immense means

 
 
 
 

9. The temperature in the surrounding of stars is four degrees above absolute zero. Here the word absolute  means

 
 
 
 

10. It is important to remember the rarity of the event which produced our planetary system. Here the word rarity means

 
 
 
 

11. These millions of stars are wandering in space. Here the word wandering  means

 
 
 
 

12. Outside these belts life would be frozen. Here the word belts means

 
 
 
 

13. The space beyond the Milky Way is immensely cold.     .Here the word Milky Way means

 
 
 
 

14. A star seldom finds another star near it. Here the word seldom means

 
 
 
 

15. Outside these belts, life would be frozen. Here the word belts means

 
 
 
 

16. We find the universe frightening because of its immense distance. Here the word frightening  means

 
 
 
 

17. We may think of them as collection of fires scattered through spaces. Here the word scattered means

 
 
 
 

18. We find the universe frightening. Here the word frightening means

 
 
 
 

19. Stars may be collection of fires scattered through the space. Here the word scattered means

 
 
 
 

20. A star seldom finds another star near it. Here the word seldom means

 
 
 
 

21. We find the universe frightening because of the huge stretches of time. Here the word stretches  means

 
 
 
 

22. Each star makes its voyage in complete loneliness. Here the word voyage  means

 
 
 
 

23. The planet gave birth to life. Here the word gave birth means

 
 
 
 

24. The sun and other stars we see in the sky are extremely hot. Here the word extremely  means

 
 
 
 

25. A few stars are known which are hardly bigger than the earth. Here the word hardly means

 
 
 
 

26. A star seldom finds another anywhere. Here the word seldom  means

 
 
 
 

27. It is extremely unusual for suns to throw off planets. Here the word unusual means

 
 
 
 

28. The temperature in the surrounding of a star is four degree above absolute zero. Here the word absolute means

 
 
 
 

29. The space beyond the Milky Way is immensely cold. Here the word Milky Way means

 
 
 
 

30. Life started in simple organisms. Here the word organisms means

 
 
 
 

31. Gradually the pieces become cooler. Here the word Gradually means

 
 
 
 

32. A few stars form group which journey in company. Here the word company means

 
 
 
 

33. A few stars are hardly bigger than the earth. Here the word hardly means

 
 
 
 

34. The universe earth gave birth to life. Here the word gave birth to means

 
 
 
 

35. Each star makes its voyage in complete loneliness. Here the word voyage means

 
 
 
 

36. From these humble beginnings came to a stream, of life. Here the word stream means

 
 
 
 

37. From these humble beginning came a stream of life. Here the word stream  means

 
 
 
 

38. These millions of stars are wandering in space.     .Here the word wandering means

 
 
 
 

39. The space is unimaginable cold vacuum. Here the word unimaginable means

 
 
 
 

40. From humble beginnings came a stream of life. Here the word humble means

 
 
 
 

41. Just as the sun and the moon raise tides on the earth. Here the word tides means

 
 
 
 

42. The sun and the other stars, we see in the sky, are extremely hot. Here the word extremely means

 
 
 
 

43. Outside these belts, life would be frozen. Here the word belts means

 
 
 
 

44. Each star makes its voyage in complete loneliness. Here the word voyage means

 
 
 
 

45. The creation of earth was indeed a rare event. Here the word  rare means

 
 
 
 

46. We find the universe frightening. Here the word frightening means

 
 
 
 

47. Just as the sun and the moon raise tides on the earth .Here the word tides means

 
 
 
 

48. Here and there, we find an immense number of stars. Here the word immense means

 
 
 
 

49. The space is unimaginable cold vacuum. Here the word unimaginable means

 
 
 
 

50. Their living power consisted chiefly in their ability to reproduce themselves before dying. Here the word reproduce means

 
 
 
 

51. Hundreds of earth can be packed in sun and leave room to spare. Here the word spare means

 
 
 
 

52. We find the universe frightening. Here the word frightening means

 
 
 
 

53. The sun and the other stars, we see in the sky, are extremely hot. Here the word extremely means

 
 
 
 

54. The temperature in the surrounding of a star is four degree above absolute zero. Here the word absolute means

 
 
 
 

55. Such is the littleness of our home in the universe. Here the word littleness means

 
 
 
 

56. We believe that some hundred thousand years ago this rare event might have taken place. Here the word rare means

 
 
 
 

57. The space Beyond The Milky Way is immensely cold. Here the word Milky Way means

 
 
 
 

58. From these humble beginnings, came a stream of life. Here the word stream means

 
 
 
 

59. Each star makes it’s voyage in complete loneliness. Here the word voyage means

 
 
 
 

60. The Stars Are immense balls of Fire. Here the word immense  means

 
 
 
 

61. The universe is entirely frightening. Here the word entirely means

 
 
 
 

62. The universe is entirely frightening. Here the word entirely  means

 
 
 
 

63. Here and there we find an immense star. Here the word immense means

 
 
 
 

64. Their living power consisted chiefly in their being able to reproduce themselves before dying. Here the word reproduce  means

 
 
 
 

65. Life can exist only in a narrow range of temperature. Here the word narrow means

 
 
 
 

66. Just as the sun and the moon raise Tides on the earth. Here the word Tides  means

 
 
 
 

67. Most of the stars travel alone. Here the word alone means

 
 
 
 

68. the millions of stars are wandering in space. Here the word wandering means

 
 
 
 

69. The planet earth gave birth to life. Here the word gave birth means

 
 
 
 

Short Questions

1. Define a temperature belt?
2. Define the life zone or life belt in the universe?
3. Does life seem to be a part of the plan which produced our planetary system?
4. How big are the stars?
5. How can we understand the Immensity of the universe?
6. How did life develop/grow with the passage of time?
7. How do we find stars In the universe?
8. How is it that a star seldom finds another star near it?
9. How many stars are known which are hardly bigger than the earth?
10. How many stars have a planet going round them. where life is possible?
11. How much chance is there for a star to come near the other?
12. How much hot are the stars?
13. How when and why did life come into existence?
14. Whar are the planets and what are they doing?
15. What are planets and how did they come into existence?
16. What are temperature belts?
17. What conditions are necessary for life to exist?
18. What happened to the sun when a star came near it?
19. What happened when the wandering star began to move away ?
20. What in your opinion should be the conditions necessary for the kind of life we know to exist on other heavenly bodies? Do such conditions generally exist?
21. What is a planetary system?
22. What is meant by the cause of disturbance?
23. What is the difference between stars and planets?
24. What is the fear of humans when they try to probe into the universe?
25. What is the final complex shape of life?
26. What is the probable number of the stars in the universe?
27. What is the roughly calculated area over which life is possible?
28. What rare event took place some two thousand million years ago?
29. What was the result when the new star came nearer to the sun?
30. When did the rare event of a star coming near to the sun take place?
31. Why does not life seem to have any part in the plan of the universe?
32. Why is the universe of which our earth is a part so frightening? Give as many reasons as you can?
33. Why is there life on the earth only?
34. Why is there no life on the stars?
35. Write a note on the beginning of life on earth?

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