English Suggestive Question 2017 for Higher Secondary Education

H.S. ENGLISH Suggestive Question – 2017(Only For Test Examination)

1.     A] The Eyes Have It
        I.            Give a brief description of the conversation between girl and the narrator in the train.
      II.            “Yes October is the best time”- What is the occasion of the remark? Describe Mussoorie according to the narrator.
   III.            She had beautiful eyes, but they were of no use to her”whose eyes are mentioned here? Why were the eyes useless to her? Bring out the irony of the situation
   IV.            “Then I made a mistake”- Why did the narrator call his action a mistake? Who made the mistake? What was the mistake?
      V.            “Few girls can resist flattery” – Who said this to whom? How did the speaker flatter? How did the person spoken to react?
   VI.            “The voice had the sparkle of …………mountain stream”- Who think so? Whose voice is referred to? Why did the voice become so special?
 VII.            “She was completely blind”[Extra]
B] Thank You Ma’m
        I.            How did Jones treat Roger in her house?
      II.            Why did the boy try to snatch the purse of the lady? Why did not Rogger try to run away although he had a opportunity?
   III.            “I am very sorry, lady, I’m sorry” – Who is the speaker? Why he was very sorry?
   IV.            “He barely managed to say ‘Thank you’” before she shut the door – What does the word ‘He’ refer to here? Why does he want to say thank you?
      V.            “I wanted a pair of blue suede shoes”[Extra]
   VI.            “Shoes come by devilish like that will burn your feet”[Extra]
 VII.            “And he did not want to be mistrusted now” [extra]

C] Three Questions
          I.            “Forgive me, said the bearded man”. Why did the man ask for the Tsar’s forgiveness?
       II.            “You have already been answered”. Who said this to whom? Explain the line.
     III.            How did the enemy become friend?
     IV.            How did the Tsar finally get the answers to his questions?
       V.            How did the hermit answer all the three questions? What was the 1st question of the Tsar? What answer did the scholars suggest to his questions? What was the hermit’s answer to the question?
     VI.            “Here comes someone running” [Extra]
D] Strong Roots
          I.            What was father’s advice about dealing with adversity/ relevance of prayer?
       II.            Give a short description of Kalam’s childhood.
     </span >III.            Discuss the daily routine of Kalam.
     IV.            What does Kalam say about his house and locality?
2.     A] Killing A Tree
        I.            How does a tree grow?
      II.            How does the bleeding tree heal itself?
   III.            “And then it is done” – explain the line.
B] Shall I Compare Thee
          I.            How did Shakespeare compare his friend’s beauty to a Summer’s day?
How does the poet try to immortalize his friend?
       II.            “But thy eternal summer shall not fade”
     III.            “So long as men ……………see
So long lives this”- Explain this.
C] The Poetry Of The Earth
        I.            Describe the role of grasshopper and the cricket./ How can the poetry of Earth be heard both in Summer and Winter?
      II.            Title
   III.            “He has never done with his delights”
   IV.             “The poetry never comes to an end”. – Explain this line.
      V.             “….he takes the lead.”

D] Asleep In The Valley
          I.            Anti-war view according to the narrator in ‘Asleep in the valley’.
       II.            ‘Ah, Nature keep him warm; he may catch cold’- Who addresses the Nature and why? What note of irony reflected here?
     III.            “The humming insects don’t disturb his rest”
     IV.            “His smile is like an infant”
3.     B] Proposal
I.          Describe the character  of Lomov / Natalya.
II.        Describe ‘The Proposal’ as a one-act play
III.     How does Lomove try to prove that Guess is better than Squeezer?
IV.     Why does Lomov think Natalya will make an acceptable wife?
V.        Describe the episode of Oxen Meadows.
6. A)                                                    REPORT
v  Farewell ceremony of class XII students.
v  Teacher’s day (5th</sup > Sept.)
v  Free health check up camp
v  School quiz competition
v  Prize giving ceremony.
v  Rabindra Jayanti celebration in school
v  Environment Day observation (5thJun)
v  Educational Tour
v  Clean India – club magazine.
v  Inter school football match
v  Tree Plantation Programme                        OR,
B)                                                        LETTER(150 words) 2+8=10
v  Write a letter to the General Manager of South Eastern Railways, complaining against the damage goods.
v  Write a letter to the President WBCHSE, requesting for publication of model project works in English.
v  Write a letter to the ABC Company, requesting replace and update library stock / lab-instruments from your school lab / library.
v  Write a letter to an Insurance company to settle claims car damage.
v  Write a letter to the Rajasthan Govt. Tourism Department, requesting for details about your tour.
v  Write a letter to the ABC company manager, complaining him about delay to deliver books for your school library.
v  Write a letter to the bank for house building loan./saving account opening.
v  Write a letter to the OC of your police station, reporting an anti-social activity / loss of your admit card.
v  Write a letter to the Municipality Chairman against irregularity in the disposal of domestic garbage.
9. a) Do as directed                                                                                                                           1×6=6
i) Narration Change
ii) Voice Change
iii) Negative-Affirmative
iv) Complex / Simple / Participle/Negative
v) Degree/Split
vi) Interchange of Parts of Speech
b) Articles and Preposition  (FOLLOW THE EYES HAVE IT AND THAN YOU MA’AM)        1/2×6=3
c) Correction             (FOLLOW BULLETIN-2017)                                                                           1×1=1



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