CBSE Class 10 English

  • CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Julius Caesar

    CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Julius Caesar Julius Caesar 1. Why does Antony call Brutus “ the noblest Roman of them all.”? (5) 2 Why was it essential for the conspirators to include Brutus in the conspiracy? 3.Was Julius Caesar really ambitious? Give instances from the text to prove this. 4. If...

  • CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Christmas Carol

    CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Christmas Carol Christmas Carol Long answer type questions of 4 marks (global comprehension) 1. What role does the ghost of Jacob Marley play in changing Mr.Scrooge? Reminds him of his own life and suffering-warns him to change before it is too lateannounces the arrival...

  • CBSE Class 10 English HOTs The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner

    CBSE Class 10 English HOTs The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER Long answer type questions of 4 marks (global comprehension) Q.1. Why do the sailors hail albatross as a 20hristian soul? It saved them from death and destruction Q. 2. How does the wedding guest feel while...

  • CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Mirror

    CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Mirror Mirror 1. What sort of preconceptions does the poet refer to in the context of the poem ‘Mirror’? 1) The mirror has no opinion or ideas that are formed beforehand but it takes in things as they are. 2. The woman in the poem is searching for something in the depths...

  • CBSE Class 10 English HOTs The frog and the Nightingale

    CBSE Class 10 English HOTs The frog and the Nightingale The frog and the Nightingale 1 In spite of the frog’s crass cacophony how could he emerge as the winner? 1)Clever, manipulative-exploited the nightingale’s vulnerability 2 The Nightingale is responsible for her own death. Comment. 2)Too naïve...

CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Julius Caesar

CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

1. Why does Antony call Brutus “ the noblest Roman of them all.”? (5)

2 Why was it essential for the conspirators to include Brutus in the conspiracy?

3.Was Julius Caesar really ambitious? Give instances from the text to prove this.

4. If Julius Caesar had acted upon Calpurnia’s words (plea) what would have been the progress of the play?

5. What is the dramatic significance of the supernatural element of the play?

 


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CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Christmas Carol

CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Christmas Carol

Christmas Carol

Long answer type questions of 4 marks (global comprehension)

1. What role does the ghost of Jacob Marley play in changing Mr.Scrooge?

Reminds him of his own life and suffering-warns him to change before it is too lateannounces the arrival of three ghosts.

2. Discuss the role of four ghosts in ennobling Ebenezer scrooge?

 


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CBSE Class 10 English HOTs The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner

CBSE Class 10 English HOTs The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner

THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

Long answer type questions of 4 marks (global comprehension)

Q.1. Why do the sailors hail albatross as a 20hristian soul?

It saved them from death and destruction

Q. 2. How does the wedding guest feel while listening to the story of the ancient mariner?

Angry, impatient yet mesmerised

Q.3. How does the ancient mariner become the sinner?

Killed the Albatross

 


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CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Mirror

CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Mirror

Mirror

1. What sort of preconceptions does the poet refer to in the context of the poem ‘Mirror’?

1) The mirror has no opinion or ideas that are formed beforehand but it takes in things as they are.

2. The woman in the poem is searching for something in the depths of the mirror, What is it?

2) She is desperately looking out for her lost beauty and youth.

3. Can we call the poem “Mirror” confessional? If so how?

 


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CBSE Class 10 English HOTs The frog and the Nightingale

CBSE Class 10 English HOTs The frog and the Nightingale

The frog and the Nightingale

1 In spite of the frog’s crass cacophony how could he emerge as the winner?

1)Clever, manipulative-exploited the nightingale’s vulnerability

2 The Nightingale is responsible for her own death. Comment.

2)Too naïve to the explitative and cunning manipulations of the frog-lacked self belief.

3 What characteristics helped the frog to overpower the Nightingale?

 


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CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Ode to the West wind

CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Ode to the West wind

Ode to the West wind

Q1.”Ode to the West wind” is a symbolic poem. Discuss.

1)The West Wind is symbol of destruction & rejuvenation – degeneration& regeneration – death & rebirth/resurrection.

Q2.Why does the poet want to become the West Wind? How does he justify that the wind is super power?

 


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CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Night of the scorpion

CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Night of the scorpion

Night of the scorpion

Q1.Describe the behaviour of the villagers as depicted in the poem.

Superstitious, traditional, with the peace of understanding on each face

Q2.How is the poem ‘Night of the Scorpion,-a true expression of Indian sensibility?

Traditional villagers, all gathered together for a common good.-symbol of loving motherhood ready to suffer and thank God for sparing her children.

 


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CBSE Class 10 English HOTs The Ultimate Safari

CBSE Class 10 English HOTs The Ultimate Safari

Q1. You are the guide taking the refugees across the Kruger Park. You are filled with fear and apprehension. Make a diary entry expressing your feeling after successfully reaching the camp.

Q2. As the narrator of the Ultimate Safari write a paragraph on the life in the war torn Mozambique.

Q3.”I want them to learn so that they can get good jobs and money.”What idea do you form about grand mother’s mind in relation to life and country?

Q4.Why does Nadine Gordimer call her narrative “The Ultimate Safari?”

 


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CBSE Class 10 English HOTs The Letter

CBSE Class 10 English HOTs The Letter

The Letter

1. “ The grief of separation is inescapable”. How is this proved in the case of coachman Ali

2. Miriam received the letter from Lakshmi Das and is filled with remorse at her father’s death. She expresses her sorrow as a diary entry. Write the diary entry.

3. How could Ali tolerate so much of insults and rude behaviour of the post office staff for five years?

 


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CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Cutie Pie

CBSE Class 10 English HOTs Cutie Pie

Cutie Pie

1“Sensationalism and consumerism is the way of world”. Substantiate this statement in relation to the lesson “Cutie Pie”.

2.Earth astonished him. Why and how?

3 Write in a paragraph on Cutie Pie’s impression about earth and earthlings.

4 Cutie Pie’s escape from ‘the scientific tomb’ was welcome both to the scientists’ and Cutie Pie himself. Do you agree? Give reasons

 


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