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Time : 3 Hours
Maximum Marks : 100
1. Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow:
Surely, Shakespeare is wicked, the map a bad example,
With ships and sun and love tempting them to steal —
For lives that slyly turn in their cramped holes
From fog to endless night?’
(i) Why is the map called a bad example?
(ii) Where do the children spend their lives?
(iii) What do ‘fog’ and ‘endless night’ stand for?
2. Answer any three of the following questions in 30-40 words each:
(a) Which sadness is Pablo Neruda referring to?
(b) Describe any two things mentioned by Keats in ‘A Thing of Beauty’ which cause suffering and pain.
(c) Why do people at the roadside stand ask for city money?
(d) Why has Aunt Jennifer made ‘prancing, proud and unafraid’ tigers?
3. Answer any three of the following questions in 30-40 words each:
(a) Why did Franz think of running away from the school that morning?
(b) How did William Douglas’s aversion to water begin?
(c) How is Mukesh’s attitude towards life different from that of his family?
(d) What is unrealistic about Sophie’s dreams of her future life?
4. How does the peddler respond to the hospitality shown to him by the crofter?
5. Answer the following questions in 30-40 words each:
(a) When and why did the Maharaja decide to get married?
(b) How was Antarctica a chilling prospect for a South Indian, Tishani
(c) How nearly had Dr. Sadao missed marrying Hana?
(d) As told by Mr. Lamb, why did a man lock himself up in his room and what happened to him