(Papers) CISCE : Download Class X Exam Papers-2017 (Elective English )



(Papers) CISCE : Download Class X Exam Papers-2017 (Elective English)



Elective English :

  • Subject : Elective English 
  • Year : 2017
  • Duration : 3 Hour

Instructions :

  1. Attempt five questions, covering at least three of the prescribed textbooks.
  2. The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ].
  3. Note: Credit is given for textual detail and for the candidate’s own response.
  4. Candidates are advised to exercise their options with great care, keeping in view their knowledge and understanding of the question(s) chosen.
  5. Candidates are also expected to be precise and to avoid unnecessary details

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD – Harper Lee 
Question 1

How do Jem and Dill react to the court proceedings they witness at Tom’s trial? [20]

Question 2
What role do the Ewells play in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird? [20]

Question 3
Briefly narrate the ‘mad dog incident’ in To Kill a Mockingbird highlighting its symbolism in the novel.

THE HUNGRY TIDE – Amitav Ghosh

Question 4
The Hungry Tide is a significant work in the field of nature-oriented literature. Discuss this observation using, in detail, any three distinct examples from the novel. [20]

Question 5
Write short notes on: [20]
(a) Moyna
(b) Kanai

Question 6
What was the Morichjhapi incident? How does it play a central role in the novel The Hungry Tide?

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