Solved papers for 12th Class English Solved Paper - English - 2013 Delhi Set-I

done Solved Paper - English - 2013 Delhi Set-I

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    You are Smitha/Sunil, Secretary AVM Housing Society. You going to organize a blood donation camp. Write a notice in not more than 50 words, urging the members of your society to come in large numbers for this noble cause. Invent all the necessary details.
    You are General Manager, Hotel Dosa, Gurgaon. You need a lady Front Office Assistant with sound Knowledge of computers. She must be a graduate and good in communication skills with pleasing manners. Draft an advertisement in not more than 50 words to be published in Gurgaon Times.

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    Your school Sun Public School, Poona celebrated 'Environment Day' on 5th November. Write a report on the programme in 100-125 words for your school newsletter.  You are Neeta/Naveen, Cultural Secretary of the school. Invent the necessary details.
    You are Deepak/Deepika, Secretary of Ahimsa Club, Parsva Public School, Delhi. On 2nd October your school observed 'International Day for peace and Non-violence', organising various activities such as a visit to Rajghat, Charkha spinning, lectures by eminent Gandhians, etc.
    Write a report for the same in 100-125 words.

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    As a regular commuter by bus from Noida to Delhi, you have been witnessing rash driving by the bus drivers daily without an exception. Write a letter to the editor 'The Times of India' drawing the attention of the General Manager of Delhi Transport Corporation to this problem. You are Priti/ Prakash, 15, Udyog Vihar, Noida.
    Write a letter to Lightways Sport, Amrapalli, Thane, placing an order for sports articles (Minimum 4) to be supplied to your school, ABC Matriculation School, Civil Lines, Poona, Sign as Ravi/Raveena, Sports Secretary.

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    Your family has recently shifted from Kota in. Rajasthan to Ernakulam in Kerala, where your house is situated In the midst of beautiful flowering plants and fruit-yieldiiig trees. Every minute and every second, you are experiencing the joy of being in the lap of nature. Write -an article in 150-200 words on the diversity of nature that you have experienced. You are Latha/Lalitha of class XII.
    Write an article in 150-200 words on the topic, 'Poverty is the cause of all evils', to be published in the Young World of 'The Hindu', Chennai.

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    Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow:           Perhaps the Earth can teach us           As when everything seems dead           And later proves to be alive           Now m count up to twelve           And you keep quiet and I will go.
    A flowery band to bind us to the Earth,           Spite of despondence, of the inhuman dearth           of noble natures, of the gloomy days,           Of all the unhealthy and o'er-darkened ways           made for our searching :
    (i)       What does the Earth teach us?

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    (ii) What does the poet mean to achieve by counting up to twelve?

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    (iii)     What is the significance of? "keeping quiet"?                                          

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    (i) What are we doing every day?

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    (ii) Which evil thing do we possess and suffer from?

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    (iii) What are the circumstances that contribute towards making humans unhappy and disillusioned with life?

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    Answer any three of the following questions in 30-40 words each:
    (a)      Why has the poet's mother been compared to the 'late winter's moon'?

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    (b)      What message does Stephen Spender convey through the poem 'An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum'?

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    (c) What was the plea of the folk who had put up the roadside stand?

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    (d)      What will happen to Aunt Jennifer's tigers when she is dead?

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    Answer the following questions in 30-40 words each:
    (a) How did Franz react to the declaration that it was their last French lesson?

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    (b) How did the instructor turn Douglas into a swimmer?

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    (c) Why did Sophie like her brother Geoff more than any other person?

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    Answer the following in 125-150 words;
    How did the peddler feel after robbing the crofter? What course did he adopt and how did he react to the new situation? What does his reaction reveal?

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    Answer the following in about 100 words:
    Exploitation is a universal phenomenon. The poor indigo farmers were exploited by the British landlords to which Gandhiji objected. Even after our independence we find exploitation of unorganised labor:
    What values do we learn from Gandhiji's campaign to counter the present day problems of exploitation?

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    Answer the following in 125-150 words:
    What is the bond that unites the two-the old Mr. Lamb and Derry, the small boy? How does the old man inspire the small boy?
    Do you think Dr. Sadao's final decision was the best possible one in the circumstances? Why/why not? Explain with reference to the story 'The Enemy'

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    Answer the following in 30-40 words:
    (a) What sort of hunts did the Maharaja offer to organize for the high-ranking British officer? What trait of the officer does it reveal?

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    (d) What did Jo want the wizard to do when Mommy Skunk approached him?

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