The Poem of Adventure
Look at the pictures. Name the activities.
3. Rock Climbing
4. Scuba Diving
Discuss and Answer.
1. What are the adventure activities of NCC?
NCC has three wings Army, Navy & Air Force. Horse
riding, trekking, forest visit and mountaineering are some of the adventure
activities of NCC.
2. When can you join the NCC?
Between 12 years to 18 1/2 years a student can join
Junior Division. Senior division admits students upto 26 years.
3. What is the motto of NCC?
Duty, Unity and Discipline.
Think and Answer.
1. Why do we need adventure in life?
Life can be interesting only when it is exciting and challenging. So we need adventure in life.
2. Do you like adventures? Why?
I like adventures because they make me bold and
daring. They help me to face challenges of life.
3. Why does the NCC conduct adventure activities?
The NCC conducts adventure activities to make the
youth alert, active and daring. Only those with a spirit of adventure can
protect the nation and the people. So NCC conducts adventure activities.
About the Poet
George Krokos was born on 30th June, 1951 in Samos, Greece and now lives in Melbourne, Australia. He is an aspiring poet who has written quite a number of poems inspired by nature, science, philosophy and the spiritual aspects of life. He has studied eastern and western religions and associated philosophy for over 35 years and has practised various forms of Yoga and meditation.
lance - a long weapon with pointed steel head
chivalry - bravery
abated breath - with their breathing growing less
impressions - an idea, feeling, or opinion about something or someone, especially one formed without conscious thought or on the basis of little evidence.
exploits - a bold or daring feat
adroit - skilfully