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Paragraph on “What other kinds of energy can we use?” complete paragraph for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

What other kinds of energy can we use? You have seen in the previous question the stages through which the Sun’s energy passes before we can tap it as the fossil fuel, petrol. It has taken millions of years for the world’s reserves of oil to be built up and we have consumed much of it in a few decades. We need energy in our homes and in industry and for...
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Paragraph on “How do we know what the bottoms of oceans are like?” complete paragraph for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

How do we know what the bottoms of oceans are like? Over two-thirds of the Earth’s surface is covered with water. Most of this is very deep and we call it ocean. People cannot go down very far because the pressure of the water on them increases the deeper they go. Deep-sea divers wear protective clothing to stop their bodies being crushed. However, people have gone down to great depths using...
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Paragraph on “Can water climb?” complete paragraph for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

Can water climb?   Water usually flows downwards, pulled by the force of gravity. However, in certain circumstances, it can move upwards or climb! If you place a thick and a thin plastic straw in a beaker of coloured Water, the water will rise up the straws above the level of the water in the beaker. The water will rise further up the thin straw than the thick straw. The ability...
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Paragraph on “What is a falconer?” complete paragraph for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

What is a falconer? A falconer is a person who trains flying birds of prey for the purpose of catching wild quarry. It is one of the oldest sports in the world and falconers have been practising this sport in Western Europe since the fourth century. Hawking birds, as the birds used for falconry are generally called, are divided into two groups — the long-winged, dark-eyed falcons, which include such birds...
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Paragraph on “What are The Ashes?” complete paragraph for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

What are The Ashes? The Ashes are the remains of a cricket stump, kept in a wooden urn, that was symbolically `cremated’ when the English cricket team lost the Test Match of 1882 to the visiting Australian team, at Kennington Oval. It is one of the most highly prized trophies in Cricket. At this match in 1882 Australia scored 63 in its first innings and England countered with 101. The Australians...
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Paragraph on “Who invented the game of tennis?” complete paragraph for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

Who invented the game of tennis?   A Welshman, Major Walter Clopton Wingfield devised the game of tennis in 1873. However he based his ideas on a much earlier form of court tennis whose origins date from ancient Egyptian-Arabian fertility rites.  The game was played intermittently up until the thirteenth century, from which time  it is known that it became a popular pastime in  the parks and chateaux of France. It...
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