General Instructions 1. Attempt all four question. 2. The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets. 3. You are advised to spend not more than 35 minutes in answering Question 1and 20 minutes in answering Question 2. Question 1(Do not spend more than 35 minutes on this question.) Write a composition (350 400 words) on any one of the following:a. Imagine a situation in which a character from your favourite book comes alive. Write an imaginary account of a day spent with this character. b. 'The commercialization of festivals has eroded their real significance.' Express your views either for or against this statement. c. You have returned to your city after spending five years in a foreign country. The city has changed during your absence. Describe the changes that have affected the life of people in the city. Give your personal views regarding the changes. d. Write an original short story that concludes with the sentence, 'After it was all over, I realised that every cloud has a silver lining.' e. Study the picture and poem given below. Write a story or a description or an account of what it suggests to you. Your composition may be about the subject of the picture or may take suggestions from it; however, there must be a clear connection between the picture and your composition.
What Makes a Dad ? God took the strength of mountain, The Majesty of a tree, The warmth of a summer sun, The calm of a quiet sea, The generous soul of nature, The comforting arm of night, The wisdom of the ages,
The power of the eagle's flight, The joy of a morning in spring, The faith of a mustard seed, The patience of eternity, The depth of a family need, Then God combined these qualities, When there was nothing more to add, He knew his masterpiece was complete, And so, He called it.... Dad. Question 2 (Do not spend more than 20 minutes on this question). Select one of the following:1. Write a letter to the Director of the...
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