Answer to this paper must be written on the paper provided separately.
You will not be allowed to write during the first 15 minutes.
This time is to be spent in reading the question paper.
The time given at the head of the paper is the time allowed for writing the answers.
Attempt all four questions.
The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ].
You are advised to spend not more than 35 minutes in answering Question1 and 20 minutes in answering Question 2.
(Do not spend not more than 35 minutes on this Question.)  Write a composition (350-400 words) on any one of the following:
(a) “Men and Women should have equal rights.” Give your views on the statement. (b) You have recently interviewed a famous personality. Narrate the whole experience with the help of the hints given. Preparation for the interview description of the personalitythe house/office major achievementshobbies/recreationawardsgeneral impression (c) You were held up in a village railway station one night due to an accident. Give an account of your experience. (d) Elaborate the significance of the proverb ‘No pains; no gains.’ (e) Study the picture 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 you may take suggestions from it; but there must be clear connection between the picture and your composition.
Select any one of the following: [Do not spend more than 20 minutes on this question]  (a) Your brother had passed the Class X examinations with 85% marks. However he is unable to decide which stream of course...