Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom Chapter -2 | Class-10th | NCERT | CBSE

Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom

Chapter -2

Question / Answers

Q. 1. At the beginning of his speech, Mandela mention’s “an extraordinary human disaster” what does he mean by this? What is the glorious human achievement? He speaker of at the end?
Ans. For years the whites practice the policy of racial discrimination in South Africa and stripped the native black people of their basic right. The blacks were forced to live in slavery. They lived in the bondage of poverty and suffered from deprivation and discrimination. This is referred to as an extra ordinary human disaster. The glories human achievement is liberty and freedom from white supremacy slavery and discrimination on the basic of skin colour.

Q. 2.  What ideas does he set out for the future of South Africa?
Ans. Mandela wants Africa to be feel from poverty deprivation, suffering and from all kinds of discrimination. He wants everyone to live in peace and with human dignity. The wants the glorious land to be free in the true sense.

Q. 3. What do the military generals do? How has their attitude changed?
Ans. The military general saluted the newly elected president and pledged their reality. Towards him Groggier- (spelling Mistake Please Check) they would hour arrested. Mandela for his struggle against white supremacy and discrimination, but now they have welcomed him with open arms and humored him for his victory.

Q. 4. What does courage mean to Mandela?
Ans. According to Mandela, courage was not he absence of fear but the triumph over it. It is the rise and gives up a one’s life for an idea to stand up to attack and to return without breaking. The learned that the brave man is not he who does not feel afraid but he conquers that fear.

Q. 6, What did being fee mean to Mandela as a boy and as a student? How does he contrast with “the basic and honorable free dogs of freedoms” with “transitory freedom”?
Ans. As a boy Mandela want a freedom of being able to stay out at night, to read what he pleased and go too placed of his choice. As he grew he understood that there is a huge difference between these transitory freedoms  and achieving one’s potential of earning of marring and not to be obstructed in a law full life.

Q. 7. Does Mandela think the oppressor is free why /why not?
Ans. Nelson Mandela thinks that the oppressor is not free because he feels. One who oppresses someone is also a prosier of hatred prejudice and narrow windiness so, the oppressor is not liberated.

Q. 8. What does Mandela mean when he says he is “simply the sum of all those African patriots” who had gone before him?
Ans. In the fight against apartheid thousands of people scarifies their lives to give freedom from the white supremacy. Mandela wanted to pay homage. It those people whose contribution sufferings and courage could never be repaid. Today there were no more. So, Mandela through this lives meant that he was representing those heroic people who had played into the freedom struggle for paved the way for freedom. 



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