Prepare Questions with Answers from the Essay/ Lesson Journey to the End of the Earth written by Tishani Doshi – Vistas – Valuable Questions for the students ( 12th class ) of HBSE/ CBSE and other Boards – Word meanings in Hindi of some very important words – NCERT based Material
Question – Why is Antarctica the place to go to, to understand the earth’s present, past and future ?
Why do people visit Antarctica ?
Answer – Antarctica is the right place to go to if people wish to comprehend (understand ) the earth’s present, past and future. It tells us how our globe ( Earth ) took its present day shape. Antarctica tells us how there was a time when India and South America used to be a part of the southern super- continent ( महाद्वीप ) – Gondwana ( the name ).
Then, about many years ago, India pushed northward ( towards the north ) and jammed ( रुक जाना ) against Asia making the Himalayas.
South America drifted off ( सरका ) to join North America. The study of Antarctica also tells us that it is the only place in the world that never had any human population. It remains comparatively pristine (पवित्र/ अनछुई ) in this respect. it has in its ice cores ( Surface ) half -million- years- old carbon records.
Thus Antarctica tells us of the present state also.
Journey to the End of the Earth by Tishani Doshi
Antarctica tells us the Earth’s past. Its receding ( पीछे हटना ) glaciers ( हिम नदियाँ ) and collapsing ( falling ) ice shelves can give us a sign of the future also.
They tell us how real the threat ( धमकी/ खतरा )of global warming is. Thus Antarctica is the right place to go to if we wish to understand the earth’s present, past and future.
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Question – How long was the author’s journey to Antarctica?
How does Tishani Doshi ( the writer ) describe her journey from Madras to the world’s coldest, driest and windiest continent ?
Answer – The writer says that the journey ( यात्रा ) started 13.09 degrees north of the Equator ( भूमध्य रेखा ) in Madras ( Chennai ). The journey involved crossing nine time zones ( areas ) , six checkpoints, three bodies of water and at least three ecospheres ( चारों और का वातावरण ). She had to travel over 100 hours in combination of car, aeroplane and ship.
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