Rawalpindi board English 9th Notes Chapter 1

Rawalpindi board English 9th Notes (Punjab) Matric (Science) Part -1 Grade 9 chapter 1 (The Saviour of Mankind)notes, Composition, Exercise, Summary, Mcqs, Online Test, Guess Papers, and Past Papers.

English 9th Notes Chapter 1 Rawalpindi board

Comprehension-A

Reread paragraph 5 of the lesson and identify the sentence showing
· General Statement
· Specific Statement

Answer:
General statement
The period of waiting had come to a close.
Specific statement
His heart was overflowing with profound compassion for humanity. He had a pressing urge to eradicate wrong beliefs, social evils, cruelty, and injustice. The moment had arrived when he was to be bestowed with prophethood. One day, when he was in the cave of Hira, Hazrat Jibril (AS) came and conveyed to him the following message of Allah Almighty:
“Read in the name of thy Lord Who created; created man from a clot (of congealed blood): Read and thy Lord is most Bountiful, Who taught (the use of) the pen, taught man that which he knew not.”(Quran, 96 1-5)


Comprehension-B

What did Hazrat Ayesha (R.A) say about the life of the Holy Prophet (ﷺ)

Hazrat Ayesha said: “ His morals and characters are an embodiment of the Holy Quran.”

Why did the pagan Arabs threaten the Holy Prophet’s (ﷺ) uncle?

The pagan Arabs threatened the Holy Prophet’s uncle to put pressure on him so that he could stop Prophet (PBUH) from spreading the message of Islam. The Arabs believed that the Holy Prophet’s (PBUH) message of the Oneness of Allah was a threat to their dominance in the society.

What was the first revelation?

The first revelation was:
“Read in the name of thy Lord Who created; created man from a clot (of congealed blood): Read and thy Lord is most Bountiful, Who taught (the use of) the pen, taught man that which he knew not. (Quran, 96:1-5)”

Why did the HolyProphet (ﷺ) stay in the cave of Hira?

The Holy Prophet (PBUH) stayed in the cave of Hira for the sake of solitude from worldly affairs and in remembrance of Allah to perform the mission of Islam.

What was the condition of mankind before the Holy Prophet (ﷺ) ?

Before the arrival of Holy Prophet (PBUH), mankind was caught in complete chaos. The civilization which had taken four thousand years to grow started to disintegrate as wrong beliefs, social evils and injustice prevailed at that time.

For which ability were the Arabs famous?

The Arabs were famous for their extraordinary memory and power of expression. This ability helped them to excel in poetry. And that is why poets used to take part in poetry competition every year.

Why was the Holy Quran sent in Arabic?

The Holy Quran was sent in Arabic because the Arabic language was well developed. It had the richness of language, literary importance, and familiarity of people. And that is why this language was the most appropriate one that could easily store Allah‘s message and the Islamic code of life.

What type of land Arabia is?

Arabia is a land of matchless beauty and charm. It has pathless deserts with sand mounds. These sand mounds shine brightly in the hot sun. Its starry sky has inspired various poets and travelers.

Vocabulary

Q.A) Consult a thesaurus and find out the synonyms of the following words.

  • dazzling
  • Imagination
  • Remarkable
  • Composed
  • Preservation
  • Bestowed
  • Message
  • Superstition
  • Abandon

Answer:
dazzling                blinding
Imagination          fantasy
Remarkable           outstanding
Composed             formulated
Preservation         protection
Bestowed              awarded
Message                a piece of information
Superstition          false notion
Abandon                to leave


Q.B) Add appropriate prefixes or suffixes to the following root words to make other words.

  • One
  • Belief
  • Parallel
  • Justice
  • Flinching
  • Knowledge
  • Construction

Answer:
One                    oneness
Belief                 disbelief
Parallel              unparallel
justice               injustice
Flinching           unflinching
Knowledge        knowledgeable
Construction     constructional


Q.D) Use the following words in the sentences.

  • Century
  • Conques
  • Influential
  • Determination
  • Delegation
  • Quietly
  • Urge
  • Ignorance

Answer:
Century             Homeschooling in the 21st Century is really an exciting task.
Conquest           A reliable history book can give one authentic information about various Roman conquests.
Influential          Keats is an influential figure among Romantic poets of the 18th century.
Determination   His determination was reflected in his every step of life.
Delegation         All the members of the delegation were unable to attend the meeting.
Quietly               She sat quietly and started reflecting on her surroundings.
Urge                   I urged my younger sister to pay close attention and read every word of the page.
Ignorance          Ignorance of the importance of education is our national dilemma.


Writing skills

Q.A) Summarize paragraph 2 of the lesson in three to four sentences.   

The Arabs had great memory and power of expression. These helped them to write poetry. A fair was held at Ukaz for poetry competitions every year. God chose Arabic to explain His arrangement of the universe and to keep His orders and directions save.

Q.B) Write an essay on “The kindness of the Holy Prophet (ﷺ)

 “The kindness of the Holy Prophet (ﷺ)”

Kindness is a trait that defines and shapes up the moral character of a person. Kindness and compassion hold a very high position among the teachings of Islam. Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) was a very kind and compassionate person and regarded kindness and compassion as the primary traits that must be the mark of a Muslim. It has been said by Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) “God is kind and likes kindness in all things” (Bukhari, 6601).

Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) practiced what he taught and believed that the hardest of the hearts will accept the teachings of Islam if dealt kindly and honestly. The kindness and the compassion exhibited by our beloved Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) affected people by heart to enter Islam in the form of groups. The kindness and compassion of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) were by no means limited to the Muslims. In fact, it extended to every human being and every living thing. The Quran mentions his kind and gentle behavior in these words: “O Messenger of Allah! It is a great Mercy of God that you are gentle and kind towards them; for, had you been harsh and hard-hearted, they would all have broken away from you”(Quran 3:159).

There are many instances that show his kindness and gentleness. Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) once traveled to the city of Taif in order to spread the preaching of Islam. The people of Taif treated the Holy Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) with utter disrespect and started throwing stones at him. They continued to do so till they drove the Holy Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) out of the city. Upon this incident, the angel Jibraeel appeared before the Holy Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) and asked his permission to crush the ignorant people between the mountains. The Holy Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) stopped the angel and instead raised his hands in the air and prayed to God to guide the people. It is the result of this kind act of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) that we see that many devoted Muslims come from the valley of Taif.

The Holy Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) was especially kind towards the poor and the weak. He would regard them as the people who are facing a tough test in their lives and would help them any way possible. Anas who was the servant of the prophet said that the Messenger of Allah never scolded him for a task that he had not done. Our beloved Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was kind not only to human beings but to all living things including animals and plants. The Beloved Prophet PBUH was kind to such an extent that he on the event of slaughtering an animal he said: “God prescribed kindness towards everything; so when you slaughter an animal, slaughter it well; when you sacrifice, make your sacrifice good. And let everyone sharpen his weapon and make it easy for his sacrificed animal.” (Muslim, 5055).

In conclusion, we can say that kindness was one of the predominant traits that made the prophet (PBUH) so special, extraordinary, and unique that he was chosen by God as a supreme example to guide mankind to ideals of happiness and perfection.


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