CBSE Class 10 English Assignment - Patol Babu. Students are advised to refer to the attached assignments and practice them regularly. This will help them to identify their weak areas and will help them to score better in examination. Parents should download and give the assignments to their children for practice.
I Read the following extracts and answer the given questions.
1. Counting your chickens again before they are hatched, are you? No wonder you could never make a go of it. [C.B.S.E. 2012 (T-2)]
i) Who is the speaker?
ii) What topic was being discussed?
iii) What does “make a go of it” mean?
2. Jolly good! Why ,you’re quite an actor. Sosanko, just take a look at the sky through the dark glass, will you?
i) Identify the speaker.
ii) Why does the speaker say, ‘Jolly good’?
iii) Why does the speaker ask Sosanko to look at the sky through the dark glass?
3. That’s odd- the man hadn’t been paid yet. What a strange fellow!
i) Who makes this comment? When?
ii) Who is the man? What was he to be paid for?
iii) Do you agree the man was a strange fellow? Why/Why not?
II. Answer the given questions in 30-40 words:-
a) How does Patol Babu reconcile to the dialogue given to him ? [C.B.S.E. 2012 (T-2)]
b) Who was Prakashi ? How do his words help Patol Babu in enacting his role ?
c) What desperate efforts were made by Patol Babu to earn a decent living?
d) ‘‘Patol Babu glanced at the paper... and found a sudden throbbing in his head. The heat was unbearable.” Why did this happen? [C.B.S.E. 2012 (T-2)]
e) Why did Patol Babu disappear before collecting his payment? [C.B.S.E. 2012 (T-2)]
III. Answer the given questions in 100-125 words:-
a) “ It is not the magnitude of the work, but the way it is performed that makes it significant or insignificant.” Discuss in the light of the story ‘Patol Babu’.
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