NOTE: Attempt all questions from this Section.
Q.1. Choose the correct answer for each from the given option. (15 Marks)
i. The prisoner of Zenda is in fact Rodolf, the kind of ________
ii. Micheal presented three of his devoted and loyal servants to the king so that they might be able to ________ him.
iii. Ulysses is a hero of ________ muthology.
iv. The play “Twenty minutes with “Mrs Oakentubb was written by ________.
Sir James Jeans
v. William Wordsworth is known as the ________ of the nature.
vi. Samson killed the leader of his enemies by bringing down the ________ of a great temple.
vii. ________ are the only friends of the man of life upright.
viii. The entire world’s stage and all the men and women are merely ________.
ix. Mrs. Oakentubb told that people use the railway platform for changing on the loop line to ________
x. Schopenhaur’s saying is that “a man can do as the will but not will as he ________”.
xi. The case against the ________ (in the Act III of the silver box) is stealing of silver box.
xii. Liberty is a fruit that must be earned before it can be ________.
xiii. The day the dam broke is a good example of the urber’s sardonic but ________ view of human behaviour.
xiv. Columbus and Vasco Gama were the pioneers of the new western imperialism and ________ its main weapon.
xv. Peg out means ________
SECTION “B” – (Short Answer Questions)
Q.2: 10 questions are to be answered from this Section. (30 Marks)
i. What is the scene of the play “Twenty minutes with Mrs. Oakentubb”? And what motives does the man have for murdering the Mrs. Oakentubb?
ii. What were the factors of the strength of Chinese and Islamic World?
iii. What was the impact of the hoax on the nesidents of Ohio?
iv. How did Samon destroy his enemies in the poem “lines from Samson Agonists”?
v. “The Day the Dam Broke” is a good example of Thurber’s sardonic but affectionate view of human behaviour comment?
vi. How does the poet compare the song of the reaper with the song of two different birds?
vii. Who persuaded Rassendyll to impersonate the king and why? Discuss.
viii. What were the difference between the Hindus and the Muslims that led to the creation of Pakistan?
ix. What are the seven ages into which Jacques divides a man’s life according to the poem “Seven Ages of Man”?
x. Give brief character sketch of Black Micheal.
xi. Comment on the role of Sapt in the novel?
xii. What has inspired William Words Worth to compose the poem “The Solitary Reaper”?
xiii. Describe the Tea table incident.
xiv. In the poem, “Say not the struggle naught availeth. What examples does the poet give in the last two stanzas to provides his view point”.
xv. Change the following into indirect narration. “Certainly”, cried little Hans, “I take quite as a compliment you are coming to me, and I will start off at once. But you must lend me your lantern, as the night is so dark that I am afraid I might full into the ditch.”
SECTION “C” – (Detailed Answer Questions)
Q.3. Write an Essay on any ONE of the followings.
Cricket World Cup
Role of Electronic Media
Importance of Science
Q.4. Use following idioms in sentences.
To get away with
a close shave
to play second fiddle
a feather in the cap
a bolt from the blue
at daggers drawn
Q.5. Write the character sketch of Princess Flavia.
Describe any incident which you like most in the Prisoner of Zenda.
Q.6. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows.
When we are hopeful, we are in a mental state in which we expect good results of certain happening and situations and feel happy about than. So optimism is a way of thinking which makes us look at the bright side of different situations and makes us expect the best possible results. When we are optimistic, we are cheerful, inwardly happy and hopeful and when we are in this condition, we can think, plan and work, to the best of our capacity.
i. How does optimism change our mental state?
ii. How can we make us of the best of our capacity?
iii. Give the suitable title of the above passage