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Assignment - I
(Lesson 1 - 15)
Max. Marks: 20
Note:
(i) All questions are compulsory. The marks alloted for each question are given against
each.
(ii) Write your name, enrolment number, AI name and subject etc. on the top of the
first page of the answer sheet.
1.

Answer any two of the following questions in about 40-60 words each.

22 =4

(a) How did Gavaskar behave during 'matches' played in his childhood days? How
did his friends handle him on these occassions?
(b) How does research help in popularizing the use of wind energy?
(c) What does the poet mean by "where knowledge is free"?
(d) In 'Father, Dear Father', what kind of Education does the writer think is most
useful? Do you agree? Justify.
2.

Read any two of the following extracts and answer the questions that follow: 22=4
(a) Thimmakka brought water in pots from a long distance and poured it at the foot of
saplings everyday. During the rainy season she poked at the foot of the trees to
make them go deep and as the area was not fenced, she kept a constant vigil and
nursed the plants for 10 years. It was time spent well as it give her fulfilment and
pride. Even as the coupled nursed the sapling, she was working in a quarry they
would have nothing to eat that day.
(i) How did Thimmakka nurse her plants?
(ii) What was fulfilment for Thimmakka?
(b) You cannot believe, darling
Can you, that I lived in such a house and
Was proud and loved .... I who have lost
My way and beg now at strangers' doors to

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Receive love, at least in small change?
(i) What is the poet begging for?
(ii) What does the poet mean by "small change"?
(c) Perhaps this blindness to girls' work is because non-remunerative and nurturing
tasks do not have a visible market value. So while the exploitation of a boy working on gem stones in a manufacturing unit in Jaipur is easily recognised, the equally
hazardous work of a girl cutting grass on a precipitous mountain slope in Garhwal
is ignored.
(i) Why is there a blindness to girls' work?
(ii) What does the passage explain?
(d) I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence
Two roads diverged in a wood, and II took the one less travelled by,
And that has made all the difference.
(i) What has made all the difference?
(ii) Give one word that is similar to 'diverged'.
3.

Answer any one of the following questions in about 150-200 words each:-

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(a) Would you call Dr Benson a kind and gentle doctor? Would Evans think of him in
the same way? If not, why?
(b) What are the advantages of using wind energy? What major challenge does the
use of wind energy pose to man?
4.

Answer any one of the following questions in about 150-200 words each:

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(a) Why is reason compared with 'clear stream' in the poem "Where the Mind is
Without fear"? Where has reason lost its way?
(b) Why did the tiger come straight to Baldeo? Give three reasons why Tembu was
not afraid of anything.

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Assignment - II
(Lesson 16 - 31)
Max. Marks: 20
Note:
(i) All questions are compulsory. The marks alloted for each question are given against
each.
(ii) Write your name, enrolment number, AI name and subject etc. on the top of the
first page of the answer sheet.
1.

Read any two of the following extracts and answer the questions that follow in about
40-60 words:
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(a) Eleven years old Mohammad Riyaz Ahmad laughs alot, plays video games and
attends tution at home to resume his studies in Standard III in Prathmic Vidyalaya
of Aminabad, Lucknow. But a year ago, the situation was different. Riyaz who has
been awarded the Sanjay Chopra Bravery Award was in hospital for more than
three months. He lost one of his limbs, one arm and the wrist of the other arm,
while saving a four-year old girl, Shazia who was standing on the railway track at
Daaligaon Bridge, Lucknow completely oblivious to a fast approaching train.
(i) Who is Riyaz? What does he do?
(ii) What does Riyaz loose? Explain briefly.
(b) So, you see that education prepares every individual to lead a purposeful and
meaningful life. However, it cannot be denied that the intellecutual inputs equip
an individual to earn his or her living. But it should not stop with that. It should
teach us to cope with the stresses and strains of modern life and enable us to lead
a full life.
(i) What is the purpose of education according to the passage?
(ii) What does the phrase "lead a full life" mean in this passage?
(c) The message must be tailored for different groups in order to enable them to
understand and pass on the message. UNESCO believes that by disseminating
information to help people understand what AIDS does to the body, it can reduce
misconceptions and lesser vulnerability to the disease. However, it is important

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not to have negative compaigns as these often lead to stigmatization and
discrimination.
(i) What does the UNESCO believe in?
(ii) What does the phrase "negative campaign" suggest in the passage?
(d) Drug addiction is a treatable disorder. Through treatment that is tailored to
individual needs, patients can leave their condition and live normal productive
lives. Like people with diabetes or heart disease, people in treatment of addiction
learn behavioural changes and often take medications as part of their treatment
regimen.
(i) Why is treatment needed?
(ii) What does the passage talk about?
2.

Choose one of the options given below and answer any two questions related to that
option only in about 40-60 words.
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ESP Receptionist
(a) What are the duties of a receptionist?
(b) What are the general rules to be followed by a receptionist while making a call?
(c) You are aware that a telephone conversation goes through certain well marked
stages. What are the steps to be remembered by a receptionist on receiving a call?
(d) Why is register of calls important for a receptionist?
OR
ESP Office Use
(a) What are Memos?
(b) In face to face communication, there are certain expressions to be used. What are
those expressions?
(c) What is formal and informal expression?
(d) What makes an email different from paper based communication?

3.

Answer any one of the following questions in about 150-200 words each:

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(a) Do you think Bholi would have had a better childhood if her parents had been

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suitably advised or counseled? Answer this keeping in view her parents' attitude
and general treatment given to her.
(b) You could have noticed a small child mimicking his friend (who limps) and making
fun of him. Write a paragraph to make him understand that it was not desirable.
You may use the following clues:
it can happen to anybody
he can't help it
it will hurt him emotionally and move his self-confidence
4.

Choose one of the options given below and answer any one question related to that
option only in about 150-200 words.
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ESP Receptionist
(a) What are the general rules to be followed while calling out telephone numbers?
Elaborate.
(b) What are the steps to be strictly followed for Emergency Services when any Hotel
catches fire?
OR
ESP Office Use
(a) What are the specific ways to write an email? Explain it.
(b) What is a Report? What are the stages involved in it? Elaborate.

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Assignment - III
(Lesson 1- 31)
Max. Marks: 20
Note:
(i) Attempt any one project work. The mark for any project work is 20 marks.
(ii) Write your name, enrolment number, AI name and subject etc. on the top of the
first page of the answer sheet.
1.

Write a project on "Development and Environment".
Objective :
Step I

:

Interview at least 5-6 families and prepare a questionnaire to derive
relevant information such as rising needs, population, cutting of trees,
globalization etc.

Step II

:

Draw a table to show the information gathered.

Step III
2.

To analyse the impact of both on each other.

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Write a report based on your information.

"Malaria" is a very common disease these days. In view of this, take up the following
project:
Title

:

Creating Awareness towards Malaria

Step I

:

Make a team of 3-4 volunteers/members

Step II

:

Prepare a Questionnaire on environment, food habits, hygiene, mental
and physical balance, attitude etc.

Step III

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Each member to visit at least 3 houses in the locality and get the
questionnaire filled in

Step IV

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Analyse the data collected and then list it.

Step V

:

Write a report giving guidelines for creating awareness towards
"Malaria".

3.

You have studied the poem "Leisure" by W.H. Davies. Collect 7-8 poems by this poet
only and prepare a chart presenting his poems. Write full 7-8 poems by him.

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4.

"Poverty" is the biggest problem of our social system. Make a project on this topic that
describes and lists the views of atleast 8 persons.
Title

Poverty

Step I

:

Interview atleast 8 persons in your locality

Step II

:

Record their responses on separate questionnaire forms asking its reasons
and remedies.

Step III
5.

:

:

Collate the responses and make a report on this topic.

New words are formed in many ways. Sometimes you make a new word by adding a
prefix or suffix. For example to say someone sang very well you add- ly to beautiful
and form a new word beautifully. This is suffix. Sunil Gavaskar was not aware of what
was happening around him, you add un to aware and form a new word unaware. This is
prefix. Now make a project listing at least 30-30 prefixes and suffixes with their
respective words. Collect and make a chart listing these.

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