CBSE Class 10 English Value Based Questions Set C

CBSE Class 10 English Value Based Questions Set C read and download in pdf. Value Based Questions come in exams for English in Standard 10 and are easy to learn and helpful in scoring good marks. You can refer to more chapter wise VBQs for Class 10 English and also get latest topic wise very useful study material as per latest 2021 NCERT book for Class 12 English and all other subjects for free on Studiestoday designed as per latest Grade 10 CBSE, NCERT and KVS syllabus and examination pattern



Question 1. Both Nicola and Jacopo were hardworking and uncomplaining though faith had never smiled on them. In the light of above statement write an Article in 120 -150 words on “ where there is a will, there is a way.”

Hints: Hard working ----- home destroyed and lost parents --------- lost dwellings -----------only sister ------ earned money ---------hawked newspaper ------- sold fruits ------------ ran errands -------- no broken sprit ---------- fought against all odd------- never lost battle .


Q.1 As one of the villagers participating in the hunting expedition, you are surprised to see an extravagant display of wealth and money just for fame which ends in failure. You feel disturbed at this hypocricy and decide to express your felling in the form of diary entry.

Hints: mrs. Packletide’s hunting expedition -----------paid lot of money-------false ego--------just to satisfy ego--------tiger killed ---------money distributed ---------merry-making--------felt bad-------could feed some poor children -------orphanage-----extravagance disgusting------- money to be spent for a noble cause.


Question 2. Ali’s life was an epitome of profound love and unimitable sacrifice. Justify.

HINT: Ali started his life as hunter---------felt sorry for hunting----------in the absence of his daughter went to the post office waited for the letter------------post master scolded him-------------people mocked----------------gave four ginnies to the Laxmidas.


Question 3 Do you think Nightingale was brainless. Give reasons for your answer. 

HINT: Nightingale was innocent, credulous, and submissive--------------whereas Frog was cunning, dominating, possessive and jealous-------------exploited nightingale-----------she could understand motive of frog.


Q.1 Antony’s comment “ The evil that men do lives after them, The good is oft entered with their bones, so let it be with Caesar.” Do you agree with the statement. Express your views in form of a paragraph to justify the statement.

HINT: Human nature to accept everything good-------------forget happy times--------hard times torment constantly--------------------one needs to learn forget and forgive---------good deeds spread positive energy.


Q.1 You are Grandfather and you are really disturbed at your daughter’s greed and selfishness. You realize that insensitivity, hypocrisy are the key words for the modern society. Express your views.

HINT: Importance of limited family------------love, care, affection---------fellow feeling----- sacrifice---------peaceful life.


Q.1 What is a ballad? Describe how S.T.Coleridge developes the Christian theme of sin, revenge and repentance in ‘ The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner.’

Hints : ballad a long narrative poem

Archaic words used

Albatross killed without reason

Commits the sin

Telling the story will minimize the sin 


Q.1 Describe the conflict betwin civilized social education and natural human instinct of the poet when he encounter the snake at his water-Trough. What was the ultimate result?

Hints : present a conflict between social instinct - throws a log of wood at the snake the poet thinks to kill the snake

Later repents for his act realizes pettiness


Q.1 Describe the picture of Ozymandias that emerges in your mind after reading the poem.

Hints :L Ozymandias –the king of the king was conscious of his power and position and failed to realize human values and feelings- shattered his dreams and statue


Q.1 Idealism and perfection were the dominating virtues in Patol Babu’s character. Give a complete character sketch of Patol Babu highlighting his struggle for earning a living and his experience of the shooting at Farade House.

Hints : Patol Babu – a stage artist - got a job of a clerk lost his job due to war, struggle starts - Patol Babu was a fighter not succeeded but never gave in ,got a role in film- but it was not important - he remembered his guru’s word- got motivation and did the role with perfection and dedication- needed money but not to fees- left the place.


Q.1 Give a character sketch of Lavinia highlighting her love for fancy shopping, craze for Ouija Board and her relation with John. 

Hints : Lavinia - wife of John Hallock, fun loving and extravagant - John scared of fancy shopping - John earns to fulfill her demands- Lavinia took interestin Ouija Board to know about the other word- doubt the integrity of John Hallock and finally finally feels sorry.


Q.1 Describe the sequence of events that led to Sebastian Shultz’s miraculous recovery. How did Sebastian enters Mickel’s Game? Do you think the real Sebastian will ever meet Michel one day?

Hints : Sebastian lived in London, met an accident- hospitalized- doctor declared him in coma - he recovered soon then the description of the game- yes they will meet

Q. 1 Idealism ,freedom, and republicanism were values that Brutus cherished the most what reasons does Brutus give for murdering Ceaser?

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