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ENGLISH 2005 (Set-III Compartment Delhi)

Except for the following questions, all the remaining questions have been asked in Set I and Set II.&, 2005 (Comptt.).


C1. 2. Answer the following in 30-40 words each: 3x2=6
a) Why does Thomas Hardy call war ‘quaint and curious’?
b) How does Ban Jonson in his poem ‘The Noble Nature’ explain the truth ‘we live in deeds not in years’?
c) Why was the ‘gift of God not given to the people who had generously donated to the poor?

C2. Answer the following questions in 30-40 words each: 5x2=10
a) Why did Mr. Gupta accept one shilling from Maggie?
b) What changes did the Gandhian movement bring about in the status of Indian women?
c) What according to Bhai Parmanand is the worst punishment in jail?
d) How- did Mrs. Bouncer react when Box encountered Cox?
e) According to Edmund Burke, what is the main objective of all gov- ernments?

C3. Answer the following in 125-150 words. 10
Bertrand Russell says ‘Machines have altered our ways of life but not our instincts.’— Elaborate.
Max Mueller points to India for four different reasons in the lesson ‘What India can teach us’ — Elaborate on it.


C5. Answer the following in 30-40 words. 4x2=8
a) How did the face on the wall dominate the thoughts and actions of the narrator?
b) Why did Mrs. Wang wrench out the wooden pins?
c) How did Gandhij’s students become his teachers?
d) How and why should the young generation be physically strong, according to Dr. Karan Singh.?

English 2005 Question Papers Class XII