Answer the following questions:-

1. What is the most obvious advantage of sleep?
Ans:- The most obvious advantage of sleep is that it helps our body  and brain recover from fatigue caused by the day’s activities. After a good sleep and the rest it gives, we become alert and active again and ready for the normal activities of the day.

2. What happens to our body when we sleep?
Ans :- As we sink deeper into sleep, our muscles  relax more and more. Our heartbeat becomes slower . Our temperature and blood pressure go down. . Our over active brain slows down so that we can’t think or act continuously. Our body is able to recover from fatigue caused by the day’s activities.

3. Define a dream in your own words.
Ans:-A dream is an activity of the mind that happens when we are asleep. It can also be defined as series of thoughts, emotions  and images that take place in a person’s mind during sleep.

4. Why are dreams important? Mention two reasons.
Ans:- Dreams are important for various reasons, Firstly, dreams can help us to sleep through noise or other disturbances. Secondly, dreams often reveal a great deal about one’s problem. If understood correctly, they can provide a key to the solution of those problems.

5. Why has sleep been called a wonder?
Ans:- Sleep has been called a wonder because nobody knows for certain what brings  about sleep.  Secondly, it transports us to a strange land. It is the sweetest thing in the world . It is a sort of escape from reality.

6. Describe briefly to the class an improbable dream you have had.
Ans  I had a  very funny and amazing dream last night. I saw a bull fight in the  middle of the road. Two  bulls had interlocked their horns and dashing against one another.  They fought fiercely, and one bull got injured and fell to the ground.  It was not able to get up.  Looking at the bull in this condition, I took out my air gun and fired .  With the sound of the gun,  I woke up and realized that it was only a dream.

Complete the sentences:-

1. ——-  is a state of rest.

2. After a good sleep we feel ——————–.

3. When we are asleep we ———.

4. A dream is an activity of the —- and takes place only when we ——-

5. Dreams are ——- ———.

6. Dreams can never tell the —–.

7. Some doctors think that dreams help ——-

8. After a good sleep ————- recover from weariness.

9. Some dreams are —– and some are ——

10. Dreams are a sort of escape from ——-.


i) Sleep                                          ii) alert and active again                  iii)  start dreaming      iv) mind, are asleep.

v) probable and improbable     vi) the future                                   vii) to solve problems    viii) body and brain

ix) believable , absurd                 x) reality.