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50 Important questions from General English for 12th class
Class : 12th
Subject : General English
Year : 2021
Writing skills: 40 marks
Project: 20 marks
Textbooks: 40 marks
Total : 100 marks
1]What had been put up on the bulletin-board?
2]The people in this story suddenly realise how precious their language is to them. What shows you this? Why does this happen?
3]What was Franz expected to be prepared with for school that day?
4]Is Saheb happy working at the tea-stall? Explain.
5] What makes the city of Firozabad famous?
6]. Mention the hazards of working in the glass bangles industry.
7]What is the “misadventure ” that William Douglas speaks about?
8] How did Douglas overcome his fear of water?
9]What made the peddler think that he had indeed fallen into a rattrap?
10] Why was Edla happy to see the gift left by the peddler?
11] Draw the character sketch of the peddler ? [The Rattrap]
12]Why did Gandhi agree to a settlement of 25 per cent refund to the farmers?
13]How was Gandhi able to influence lawyers? Give instances?
14] What work did the ‘office boy’ do in the Gemini Studios? Why did he join the studios? Why was he disappointed?
15]Did the people at Gemini Studios have any particular political affiliations?
16] Who was the Boss of Gemini Studios?
17] Why was Kothamangalam Subbu considered No. 2 in Gemini Studios?
18]Why do most celebrity writers despise being interviewed?
19] Do you think Umberto Eco likes being interviewed? Give reasons for your opinion.
20]Where was it most likely that the two girls would find work after school?
21]Does Geoff believe what Sophie says about her meeting with Danny Casey?
22] How would you describe the character and temperament of Sophie’s father?
23] What is the kind of pain and ache that the poet feels?
24]What does the poet want for the children of the slums? How can their lives be made to change?
25]Do you think the poet advocates total inactivity and death?
26]What is the ‘sadness’ that the poet refers to in the poem?
27]List the things of beauty mentioned in the poem.
28]What makes human beings love life in spite of troubles and sufferings?
29]What image does the poet use to describe the beautiful bounty of the earth?
30]2. What was the plea of the folk who had put up the roadside stand?
31] What is the ‘childish longing’ that the poet refers to? Why is it ‘vain’?
32]Why do you think Aunt Jennifer’s hands are ‘fluttering through her wool’ in the second stanza? Why is she finding the needle so hard to pull?
33]Do you sympathise with Aunt Jennifer? What is the attitude of the speaker towards Aunt Jennifer?
34]Would Charley ever go back to the ticket counter on the third
35]The modern world is full of insecurity, fear, war, worry and stress.’ What are the ways in which we attempt to overcome them?
36] Who is the Tiger King? Why does he get that name?
37]What will the Maharaja do to find the required number of tigers to kill?
38]The world’s geological history is trapped in Antarctica.’ How is the study of this region useful to us?
39]Why is Antarctica the place to go to, to understand the earth’s present, past, and future?
40]Will Dr Sadao be arrested on the charge of harbouring an enemy?
41]What will Dr Sadao do to get rid of the man?
42]Dr Sadao was compelled by his duty as a doctor to help the enemy soldier.
What made Hana, his wife, sympathetic to him in the face of open defiance from the domestic staff?
43]How does Jo want the story to end and why?
44]Why does Jack insist that it was the wizard that was hit and not the mother?
45]Why is an adult’s perspective on life different from that of a child’s?
46]What is it that draws Derry towards Mr Lamb in spite of himself?
47]Will Derry get back to his old seclusion or will Mr Lamb’s brief association effect a change in the kind of life he will lead in the future?
48]What kind of a person was Evans?
49]Reflecting on the story, what did you feel about Evans’ having the last laugh?
50] The two accounts that you have read above are based in two distant cultures. What is the commonality of theme found in both of them?
[40 marks ]
I) Note-making/ summarising
III) Invitations /replies
IX) PP / bio sketch/personality profile
X) Creative writing/ humourous writing/ narrative
[These questions will help you to pass . However, you need to understand the chapters line by line if you are studying for the position or the distinction. ]