H.S. English Suggestion – 2016

H.S. English Suggestion – 2016  (WBCHSE)

1.       A]
         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.            Justified the title.
   VII.            “The man who had entered the compartment broke into my reverie” [extra]
 VIII.            “I wondered if I would be able to present her from discovering that I was blind” [extra]
        I.            How did Jones treat Roger in her house?*****
      II.            Why did the boy try to snatch the purse of the lady? How did Jones stop Rogger from snatching?*
   III.            Why did not Rogger try to run away although he had a opportunity?*****
    IV.            “I am very sorry, lady, I’m sorry” – Who is the speaker? Why he was very sorry?
       V.            “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?
     VI.            “And he did not want to be mistrusted now” [extra]
          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.            What were the three questions of the Tsar? How did he get answered of these three questions?*****
      IV.            How did the enemy become friend?*
          I.            What was father’s advice about dealing with adversity/ relevance of prayer? Express the gratitude / spirituality/ to his father. *****
       II.            Give a short description of Kalam’s childhood.*****
     III.            Discuss the daily routine of Kalam.*
      IV.            “This is not a correct approach at all and should never be followed”
2.       A]
         I.            How a tree could be killed ?*
      II.            How does the bleeding tree heal itself?*****
   III.            “And then it is done” – explain the line.*****
    IV.            How does a tree grow?*
          I.            How did Shakespeare compare his friend’s beauty to a Summer’s day?*****
       II.            “So long as men ……………see
So long lives this”- Explain this


Describe the role of grasshopper and the cricket.**/ How can the poetry of Earth be heard both in Summer and Winter?

      II.             “The poetry never comes to an end”. – Explain this line.*****


 “….he takes the lead.”

          I.            Describe the soldier***** / 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]
I.          The marriage proposal is important to all characters. – Discuss.
II.        Describe the character / quarrel of Lomov / Natalya.
III.     Describe ‘The Proposal’ as a one-act play
IV.       “I’II show you the documents” – Who said this and to whom? What documents are referred to here? What was the reaction of the person spoken to at this?
V.         Why does Lomov think Natalya will make an acceptable wife?
6. A)                                                                       REPORT
v  Farewell ceremony of class XII students.***
v  Teacher’s day (5th 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  World Yoga Day on 21.06.2015*****
v  Educational Tour
v  Clean India – club magazine.
v  Inter school football match***
v  Tree Plantation Programme                              OR,
B)                                                                            LETTER
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. *****
v  Write a letter to the OC of your police station, reporting an anti-social activity.*****
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
v) Degree
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 EXAM CAPSULE)                                                                                                                             1×1=1