Till the last part of the 19th century, sports and vigorous exercise for girls

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#1

Till the last part of the 19th century, sports and vigorous exercise for girls was not a part of their education. By the 1890s, school began acquiring playgrounds and allowing girls to play some of the games earlier considered male preserves.
Read the given passage and answer the following questions
(a) Why some games were considered male preserves?
(b) What values do you imbibe from the given passage?


#2

(a) Some games involved vigorous physical exercises and in earlier days females were not allowed to play them.
Hence, these games were male preserves.
(b) From the given passage I have learnt, that sports are important from both males and females. The value imbibed in the given passage is gender equality.