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English— 2006 (Set II—Delhi)

General Instructions: See in the Set - I, D.B. 2006.

Note: Except for the following questions, all the remaining questions have been asked in Set-I D.B., 2006.



Q. 4. In order to raise funds for the victims of recent earthquake, your school organized ‘a cultural night’ in which the student artists of your school and those from neighbourhood schools presented various colourful programmes such as songs, dances, fancy dress shows, one act plays etc. Jagjit Singh, a top singer of India also made a guest appearance. You were also present, as a reporter, to cover the programme. Write a report in 100-125 words for your paper. (10)


A victim of serious accident was refused admission by a hospital recently because he did not have money to pay for the expenses. He collapsed at the gate of the hospital itself. By chance you were present there at the time. You are a reporter. Write a report in 100-125 words emphasizing the need for giving precedence to the safety of life in an emergency than following the rigid rules. (10)



Q. 7. (b) Answer the following questions in 30-40 words each: (3 x 2 = 6)

  1. What does Wordsworth mean by ‘What Man has made of Man’?
  2. From the poem, ‘Once Upon a Time’, give two examples to show how people’s behaviour in the past was different from that at present.
  3. In the poem, ‘The Man He Killed’, why does the poet call war ‘quaint and curious’? 9

Q. 8. Answer the following questions in 30-40 words each: (5 x 2 = 10)

  1. Bhai Parmanand says, “..I for one, began to think that we had been forcibly pulled down from the steps leading to Heaven and made ready to enter the gates of Hell.” Which, according to him, could be the steps to Heaven and gates of Hell? Why does he say so?
  2. Who was Ernest “ Why was he so important to Jack’
  3. What does Max Mueller mean by ‘two very different’ Indias”
  4. Why does the author call the Gandhian movement for enlistment of women epochal and revolutionary?
  5. Why was Parsons not moved by Markvuirdt’s story?

Q. 9. Answer any one of the following in 125 - 150 words: (10)
Through his subtle humour, Oscar Wilde brings out the hollowness of the aristocracy in his play, ‘The importance of Being Earnest’. Illustrate this with examples from the play.


“Happiness is proportional to income”. Do you agree? Give reasons from the chapter ‘Machines and The Emotions’


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