West Bengal Board Model Questions & Answers : Class-12
Exam Name : West Bengal Board Model Questions & Answers
Subject : English (Sample Paper's I,II,III & IV )
Class : 12th
Model Question English − 1
(Ajay Kumar Chakraborti, Ballygunge Govt. High School, Kolkata)
1. Complete each of the sentences which follow by choosing the correct answer from the alternatives given : 1 x 4 = 4
(i) “The young lady stepped close to the expert”
___ The ‘young lady’ was
(a) Miss Bennet
(b) Miss Smith
(c) Miss Sullivan
(d) Miss Raby
Ans: (b) Miss Smith
(ii) The man who was sitting on the bench near the writer was a
(a) cotton merchant
(b) tobacco merchant
(c) hide merchant
(d) wheat merchant
Ans: (b) tobacco merchant
2. Answer the questions which follow (each in about 30 words) 3
“The idea originated with Ram Saran”
___ What was the idea and how was it carried out ?
Ans: The ‘idea’ was to establish a school for the children of workmen and of the lowly−paid railway staff at Mokameh Ghat.
It was carried out by renting a hut for twenty odd students, appointing a master who had to tactfully overcome the initial hurdle of caste prejudices.
3. Answer the question which follow (in about 50 words) : 5
Q. What were the Christmas Day celebrations at Mokameh Ghat ?
Ans: The Christmas Day celebration was a big affair at Mokameh Ghat. On that day Ram Saran and his workmen would decorate the office with signal flags and flowers. Sharp at ten in the morning Ram Saran, colourfully attired, would fetch Corbett to the place. The programme would start with the garlanding of Corbett followed by a long speech of Ram Saran and a short one by Corbett. Subsequently, sweet would be distributed among the children. The celebration would conclude with the distribution of cash bonus to Ram Saran and his
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