NCERT Solutions for Class 9 English Beehive Chapter 2 The Sound of Music Questions and Answers
Part – 1: Evelyn Glennie Listens To Sound
Without Hearing It
Think about the text
I. Answer these questions in a few words or a couple of sentences each.
1. How old was Evelyn when she went to the Royal Academy of Music?
Ans. She was 17 years old when she went to the Royal Academy of Music.
2 . When was her deafness first noticed? When was it confirmed?
Ans. When she was 11 years old her deafness was first noticed. Her parents take her to a specialist and the doctor said her gradual nerve damage.
II. Answer each of these questions in a short paragraph (30 – 40 words).
1 . Who helped her to continue with music? What did he do and say?
Ans. Ronforbes helped her to continue with music. He was a percussionist. He takes two large drums and starts tunning. He gave advice that feels the music to different parts of the body.
2 . Name the various places and causes for which Evelyn performs.
Ans. Evelyn would perform free in the hospital and prism.
III . Answer the questions in two or three paragraphs (100-150 words).
Q1. How does Evelyn hear music?
Ans. When she was at the age of 11 years old, her teacher know that she was deaf and discouraged her from an interest in music. But the Ronforbes helped her to continue with music. He was a percussionist. He takes two large drums and starts tunning. He gave advice that feels the music to different parts of the body. So, she decided that she learned the music with the help of the body.
She explained that, when she played the xylophone, she felt the vibration of the music. when she doing a concert, she stands on the wooden platform and feels the vibration of sound. Evelyn said that she feel the music in every part of her body.