My Greatest Olympic Prize Treasure Trove Short Stories Workbook Solutions Ch-9 Passage-4

My Greatest Olympic Prize Treasure Trove Short Stories Workbook Solutions Ch-9 Passage-4.  Question with answer of Workbook of Short story Book “Treasure Trove”. All the solutions has been given as council latest prescribe guideline. Therefore you can achieve your goal in next upcoming exam of council. Visit official website CISCE for detail information about ICSE Board Class-10 English.

My Greatest Olympic Prize Treasure Trove Short Stories Workbook Solutions Ch-9 Passage-4

Board ICSE
Class 10th (X) / 9th (IX)
Subject English
Book Name Treasure Trove
Chapter-9 My Greatest Olympic Prize

Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow

Passage 4 – Suddenly all the……………….meant my winning.

Question 1. How did Luz Long help Jesse Owens?

Answer: Luz Long helped Jesse Owens by encouraging and, giving him useful directions. Luz advised him to mark a line a few inches behind the board and aim at making his take off from there. Owens took his advice and was able to qualify with a clean mind.

Question 2. How did the rivalry of Owens and Long end?

Answer: With Owens developing a misconception, the battle in his mind took over his determination to win. Long, who noticed Owens fouling, understood what Owens would be going through. Long’s decision to get acquainted with Owens eased Owens. After the trials Owens met Long in his quarters and talk for two hours about track and field and knowing each other, thus they are knew that a real friendship has been formed.

Question 3. How did Owens manage to qualify for the finals with a foot to spare?

Answer: Owens manage to qualify for the finals with a foot to spare because Luz Long was a tall German broad jumper. Though he was trained by Hitler, he did not believe in Hitler’s theory. Jesse Owens was his opponent player but he was friendly with him and even helped him to get qualified for final. Owens accepted longs advice to draw line a few inches behind the take off board which helped him qualify for the finals with a foot to spare.

Question 4. Suddenly all the tension seemed to ebb out of my body as the truth of what he said hit me?

Answer: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens. Jesse Owens shares his friendship and Olympic experience that he won with Luz Long. After Long’s advice to draw line a few inches behind the take off board Owens felt relaxed and confident at winning.

 

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