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MAYOOR SCHOOL, NOIDA

CLASS IX (2015-16)
ENGLISH & SOCIAL SCIENCE INTEGRATED HOLIDAY HOMEWORK
Q1. Write a Diary Entry as Napolean Bonaparte after his defeat at the Battle of Waterloo in
1815. Also write about some of his liberal reforms and the events that led to his downfall.
(History - French Revolution)
(Roll No.-1-15)
Write a letter as Louis XVI to a friend describing the Storming of the Bastille that marked
the beginning of the French Revolution.
(Roll No.-16-30)
Q2. Make a Travel Brochure for any state in India. Roll no. 1-15 any southern state and Roll no.
16-30 any northeastern state.
(Geography)
Q3. Complete the following quiz based on the Holiday Reader A Tale of Two Cities
1. A Tale of Two Cities was published in weekly installments from April to November of what
year?
(A) 1845
(C) 1879
(B) 1859
(D) 1890
2. Why are the drivers of the Dover mail coach hesitant to stop for Jerry Crunchers message?
(A) They fear that he is a highwayman attempting to rob the passengers.
(B) They fear that stopping will put them behind schedule for delivering the mail in a timely
fashion.
(C) They have been charged with the safety of Jarvis Lorry, one of the coachs passengers.
(D) Jerry Crunchers troublesome reputation precedes him.
3. What object does Doctor Manette keep during his imprisonment in order to escape in
spirit?
(A) A picture of his wife and daughter
(C) A keg of wine
(B) The Bible
(D) A lock of his wifes hair
4. By what name do the men in Defarges wine shop call their fellow revolutionaries?
(A) Jacques
(C) Jasper
(B) Pierre
(D) Xavier
5. What skill did Doctor Manette develop in order to pass the time during his incarceration?
(A) Drawing

(C) Shoemaking

(B) Whittling

(D) Storytelling

6. What symbol does Dickens use to portend the bloodshed of the French Revolution?
(A) The Dover mail coach
(C) Tellsons Bank
(B) The broken wine cask
(D) Madame Defarges malevolent stare
7. During her testimony, to whom does Lucie claim that Charles Darnay alluded on the boat
ride from Calais to Dover?
(A) Louis XVI
(C) Napoleon Bonaparte
(B) John Adams
(D) George Washington
8. After Darnays acquittal, why does Sydney Carton claim to dislike him?
(A) Darnay is unattractive and mean-spirited.
(B) Darnay abuses the love of Lucie Manette.
(C) Darnay reminds him of how far he has fallen and everything he might have been.
(D) Even though he has been acquitted, Darnay is a traitor.
9. To which animal does Dickens compare Sydney Carton?
(A) A jackal
(C) A weasel
(B) A lion
(D) A sloth
10. What image does Dickens frequently use to describe Lucie Manette?
(A) An earth-bound angel
(C) A tiger lily
(B) A golden thread
(D) A calm in a storm
11. What sound does Lucie often hear echoing off the street when she is in her home?
(A) Footsteps
(C) The yells of the crowd at public
(B) Brawling
executions
(D) A choir singing
12. Which of the following characters is related to the Marquis, whose carriage runs down a
small child?
(A) Doctor Manette
(C) Charles Darnay
(B) Sydney Carton
(D) Miss Pross
13. Who does Miss Pross believe is the ideal suitor for Lucie Manette?
(A) Sydney Carton
(B) Charles Darnay
(C) Her brother, Solomon
(D) She believes that no man is good enough for Lucie.
14. What does Mr. Lorry try to persuade Mr. Stryver not to do?
(A) Propose to Lucie Manette
(B) Invest his money in Tellsons Bank
(C) Drop Sydney Carton as a business colleague
(D) Visit Paris at a time of political turmoil

15. Who promises Lucie Manette that he would, if necessary, die for her?
(A) Jarvis Lorry
(C) Charles Darnay
(B) Sydney Carton
(D) Monsieur Defarge
16. What does Jerry Cruncher frequently go out to do at night?
(A) Raid Tellsons Bank
(B) Deliver messages to prisoners in the Bastille
(C) Dig up bodies in the cemetery
(D) Meet with other revolutionaries to plan uprisings
17. Who informs the Defarges that Lucie Manette has married Charles Darnay?
(A) The mender of roads
(C) Gaspard
(B) Jarvis Lorry
(D) John Barsad
18. On the night after Lucie and Charles are married, what does Doctor Manette do?
(A) He prepares to join them on their honeymoon.
(B) He reverts to his prison pastime of making shoes.
(C) He confesses to Miss Pross that he thinks Lucie has made a terrible mistake.
(D) He writes a letter to Defarge, asking him to spare Darnays life.
19. During the storming of the Bastille, who decapitates the fortresss guard?
(A) Madame Defarge
(C) John Barsad
(B) Defarge
(D) An anonymous Jacques
20. Why does the Paris mob kill Foulon?
(A) Because he is a spy
(B) Because he suggested that starving people should eat grass
(C) Because his carriage ran down a child in the street
(D) Because he collected high taxes from the peasants
21. What is the duration of Manettes psychological relapse after Lucie leaves for her
honeymoon?
(A) Nine days
(C) A fortnight
(B) Four days
(D) A year and three months
22. Who develops a habit of watching and speaking to Lucie as she waits on a Paris street
corner each day, hoping that Darnay will be able to see her from his prison window?
(A) Madame Defarge
(B) Defarge
(C) A wood-sawyer
(D) A seamstress

Science and Maths


Topic:- Roll No:- 1 10
1. Construction of a Mirror Book
Take a wooden or plastic book case.
Fit two plane mirrors on both the opening surfaces.
Fit a protractor to it to measure angles.
Take a wooden stick and place it between the opening surfaces of the book.
Observe the number of images formed at various angles and different types of polygons
formed.
Tabulate your observations:ANGLE
Number of images
Types of the polygon
formed
30*
45*
60*
90*

Using the above observation interpret:

A relation between the angle and the number of images formed.


Explain the examples from daily life on multiple images.
Explain the phenomenon of multiple images.

You will be assessed on the basis of following criteria for science:Topic

Mirror
Book

Explanation
of multiple
images
2

Construction Examples
of model
from
daily life
4
1

Innovation

Presentation

Topic:- You will be assessed on the basis of following criteria for MATHEMATICS:Topic

Accuracy in
angles

Mirror
Book

Construction Identification Innovation


of model
of different
polygons
4
2
1

Presentation

Roll No:- 11 20
2. Algebraic equations and Elements:Solve and find the solutions of given ten algebraic equations.
Associate the number coming as answer with the atomic number of an element in the
Periodic table.
Which element is depicted by this atomic number?
Find symbols of these elements and write their electronic configuration.
Make a report on on general properties and uses of these elements.
Make use of coloured pastel sheet for each element.
1. 2x +7 = 13
2. 3y - 5y + 10 = 0
3. 7x - 5 = 23
4. 2x2 + 4x = 2x2 + 24
5. 5x = 40
6. 5a - 2a = 36
7 . 7x + 5x - 2x -70 = 0
8. 5x = 65
9.

12

=3

10. -6x + 2x + 72 = 0
You will be assessed on the basis of following criteria for science:-

Topic

Elements

Identification
of element
and symbol
2

Properties
of the
element
3

Uses of
element

Innovation

Presentation

You will be assessed on the basis of following criteria for MATHEMATICS:Topic

Equations
and
Elements

Differentiation Definition of
on the basis of equation
number of
terms
4
1

Solution
Innovation
of
equations

Presentation

Topic:- Roll No:- 21 35


3. Graphs and Alloys

Find percentage composition of any four alloys like brass, bronze, steel, duralumin etc.
Plot this % composition as pie chart, histogram, bar graph and linear graph.
Make a report on what are alloys? Why they are made? Which properties are modified
in that alloy? What are the uses of that alloy?
Paste the pictures of examples of the uses of alloys in daily life.

You will be assessed on the basis of following criteria for science:Topic

Definition
of Alloys

Graphs 2
and
Alloys

Justification
for their
preparation
2

Pictures
of their
uses in
daily life
3

Innovation

Presentation

You will be assessed on the basis of following criteria for MATHEMATICS:Topic

Tabulation
with
convergent
of % in to
fraction
Graphs 4
and
Alloys

Calculation
of central
angles

Pie
chart

Bar
graph

Line graph Presentation

Foundation of IT
Q1. Design the application interface screen of any mobile app in MSWord 07.
GERMAN

Inventions : Make a Power Point Presentation of any one Invention of Germany in


German Language. The same has to be presented in the class. The presentation
should contain maximum 15 slides and the time limit for presenting the same should
not exceed more than 5 minutes.

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