CBSE Class 10 English The Letter Assignment

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I. Read the following passages and answer the questions given below:

1.“For several days Ali had not come to the postoffice. There was no one with enough sympathy or

understanding to guess the reason, but all were curious to know what had stopped the old man.”

[C.B.S.E. 2011 (T-1)]

(a) Why did Ali come to the post office?

(b) Why had Ali stopped coming to the post office?

(c) What were they curious to know?

2. But when the evening of his life was drawing in, he left his old ways and suddenly took a new turn.

(a) Explain — ‘evening of life was drawing in”?

(b) What were the man’s old ways?

(c) What new turn did his life take? Why?

3. “I know! I know! But do you think we’ve got your Miriam’s house registered.”

(a) Identify the speaker.

(b) Discuss the context of the above remark.

(c) What was the result of the above remark on the listener?

II. Answer the given questions in 30-40 words:-

a) The postmaster says to Ali, “What a pest you are brother.” Do you agree? Give reason.

[C.B.S.E. 2011 (T-1)]

b) Why did Coachman Ali give up his favourite sport? [C.B.S.E. 2011 (T-1)]

c) How did the post master’s attitude towards Ali eventually change? [C.B.S.E. 2011 (T-1)]

d) Why did the postmaster want to deliver the letter personally to Ali?

III. Answer the given questions in 100-125 words:-

a) What is the theme of the lesson ‘The letter’ written by Dhumaketu?

b) Imagine you are Miriam, the coachman’s daughter. Write a diary page, expressing your grief on your father’s demise and sharing your feelings of nostalgia. [C.B.S.E. 2011 (T-1)]

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