Except for the following questions, all the remaining questions have been asked in Set I .
(ADVANCE WRITING SKILLS)
B2. You are Harini/Harsh of Bangalore studying n Army School. You witnessed the Kumbakonam fire accident. Write a report in 100-125 words for your school newsletter. 10
Recently your school celebrated World Literacy Day and you arranged a programme, ‘Each One Teach one’. Write a report in 100-125 words for your school magazine. You are Kumar/Kiran of New Public School,Delhi.
B3. You are Navin/Namitha of Bangalore. Of late, daylight robberies and burglaries have been increasing in your city. You are very much concerned about your aged parents living alone. Write a letter to the Editor of Deccan Herald drawing the attention of the concerned authorities and giving your suggestions. 10
You are Sunanda/Sunith of Hyderabad. You promised your friend Ram a visit during the Dussehra vacation, but due to certain unforeseen circumstances, you have to postpone your trip to December. Write a letter to your friend explaining the circumstances.
C2. Answer the following questions in 30-40 words each: 5x2=10
a) Why was Maggie nonplussed when Mr. Gupta mentioned ‘Alice in Wonderland’?
b) Why did Cox sneak into the shop in a state of considerable excite- ment?
c) Why is there a craze for machines in nations which have a long tradition of artistic excellence?
d) According to Bhai Parmanand, what Is the worst punishment in jail? Why?
e) For what two major charges did Edmund Burke want to Impeach Warren Hastings?
C5. Answer the following questions in 30-40 words each: 4x2=8
a) How did Baldwin manage to be loyal to Mr. Gresham without sacri- ficing his. principles?
b) How has the media helped in spreading awareness about the capa- bilities of the challenged?
c) What did the banker think, was the only escape from bankruptcy?
d) In the story, ‘The ‘Face on the Wall’, what dominated the thoughts of
the narrator when he had an attack of influenza?
English 2005 Question Papers Class XII