12th English 100 Marks

12thBoard Exam 100 Marks English VVI Subjective Model Set Question on New Pattern

1. Write an essay in about 100-150 words on any one of the following :

(a) The game of cricket 

(b) Pollution

(c) Democracy

(d) Science and its advantages 

(e) A visit to a historical place.

(a) The game of cricket 

Today the game of cricket has become very popular. A cricket match was played between our school team and Daltenganj Zila School team. It was played in our school play ground. The play started with a toss. Our team won the toss and started batting. Two of our batsmen stood in front of each of the wickets of depend them. The opposite party started bowling and fielding. The match was very slow in the beginning but after on hour in gained momentum. Our batsman did excellent and scored four hundred runs. The opposite side then started playing. They did well but our fielders stopped the ball and prevented the opposite batsmen from making runs. They could score only three hundred and fifty runs. Our team won the game. We were very happy after the match was over. 

(b) Pollution

Pollution refers to the release of chemical or substance into the environment that is injurious for human, animal and plant life. The water, air, noise and other forms of pollution in one terminology is known as pollution of eco-system. Pollution is caused due to exploitation of nature like deforestation, atomic explosion, industrial fumes, releasing of harmful pesticides into water etc. 

(c) Democracy

Democracy is defined as a government of the people, by the people and for the people. It is considered as the finest form of government in which every individual paticipates consciously and in which the people remain the soverign power determinining their destiny. So in democracy the people are the ultimate source of power and its success and failure depends on their wisdom consciousness and vigilance. 

(d) Science and its advantages

(d) Science and its advantages Science has helped reduce considerably the time and distance involved in travelling making the world today more accessible. We have supersonic planes that take us around the world in a couple of hours. While just a century ago it took months or years to accomplish this feat. We have also new generation of cars, trains etc. that make travelling a real pleasure. A Life in no longer but the schedule of routines. We have today radio, T.V. and the Internet. They not only provide instant news, but also have evolutionized the concept of entertainment, by making it, more interaction and responsive. The internet has indeed opened up a plethora of opportunities for the younger generation, in the field of e-commerce and self development and self-government. 

The world today is undoubtedly a better place to live in and we owe it to science for making it even beter. So all prevading is the effect, that it has not only changed our lifestyle, but also changed the way to think, talk and express ourselves. This is but a beginning. In this way science is in the service of mankind.


2. Name any five English dramatists. 

Or, Name any five Indian English novelists. 

OR Discuss the imporance of English in India. 

Or, Write a short note on English as a world language.

Ans :- 

2. (i) John Webster – The Duchess of Malti

(ii) Christopher Marlowe  – Edward – II

(iii) Alexander Pope – The Rape of the lock

(iv) William Shakespeare – Othello

(v) T.S. Eliot  –   Murder in the cathedral


The modern age has emerged as an era of development of science and technology combined with a depending sense of globalization. It is also true that English is being spoken by a large number of the world population. As such being a common language being spoken in alımost all countries it has also emerged as the language of ‘trade and commerce. Consequently, an individual needs to learn to communicatheimself to others in no other language that English which could assure him a livelihood. Hence one cannot do without English in the modern age as it has become as essential for survival amidst cutting competition as oxygen is for existence.


The study of English language in this age of globalization is essential. In India people speak different language. English has come us as a connecting link among various states of India. English has left an indelible imprint on the Indian pysche, most of the books ae written in English. So in order to gain knowledge and improve our vocabulary we should have the knowledge of English language In order to keep us in pace with the modern trend we should have to learn English. The Indian must not keep their eyes closed in this adventurous period of globalization.


3. Name the poet who wrote the following lines : 

(a) When thou weep’st, unkindly kind. My life’s blood doth decay.

(b) And when the foreign office find a treaty’s gone astray, or the 

Admiralty lost some plants and drawings by the way.

(c) Here lies a most beautiful lady. Light of step and heart was she.

(d) Where are the songs of spring ? Ay, where are they

Think not of them, thou hast thy music too.

(e) Whose white waterfall could bliss.

Travellers in ther last distress.


Ans :-

(a) John Donne 

(b) T. S. Eliot

(c) Walter De La Mare 

(d) John Keats

(e) Wystan Hug Auden


4. Write a letter to your younger brother living in patna about the effects of noise pollution due to congested traffic. 



1st March, 2017

My dear Adarsh, 

I got your letter last week. I am good and hope that you are also doing well. 

I have written this letter to tell you about the bad effects noise pollution in due to heavy traffic, Traffic noice has become a serious problem now a days because of inadequate urban planning of the city in the past. The problem has been compounded by increase in traffic volumes (two wheellers, heavy motor vehicles and other vehicles ) far beyond the expectation. It clauses a lot of disturbances to schools, officers, hospitals and other commercial buildings that are built close to the road. It also cause problem to local who are pocked in traffic jam. Hope that the goverment will takes some steps to overcome these problems. 

            Now I am ending my letter. Hope to recive your letter soon. 

Your loving



5. Answer in about 40 to 50 words any five of the following:

(c) In what dress did the author go to the Minister along with Nanukaka ?

(d) What does Martin Luther say about the life of negroes ?

(e) What are the dramatic structures of a tragedy ?

(d) Name two works of Shakespeare.


(a) Author came in an outlandish car with a uniformed chauffer, secondly he dressed himself like a herediatry pundit from princely state. This is what he did to impress the minister.

(b) The Megro is part of that huge community who seek new freedom in every area of life.

(c) There are five dramatic structure

(i) The exposition- In the exposition, the background information that is heeded to understand the story is prided.

(ii) Rising action-During the rising action, the basic conflict is complicated by the introduction of related secondary conflicts, including various obstacles that frustrate the protagonist’s attempt to reach his or her god. 

(iii) Climax-That third act is that of the climax or reversal of peripeteia, which marks a change for the worse in the protangonist’s affair. In tragedy circumstances which have previously been good for the tragic hero will now begin to turn bad,

(iv) Falling action-During the falling action, the conflict between the protagonist and the antagonist unravels, with the protagonist (tragic hero) lossing against the antagonist.

(v) Denouement-The tragedy ends with a catastrophe in which the protogonist is worse off than he or she was at the begining of the narrative and is inevitable given the circumtances of the plot.

(d) Shakespeare wrote at least 38 plays and over 150 short and long poems. Two work of Shakespeare is- The merchant of venice and A midsummer Night’s dream,

6. Name the authors of the following prose pieces : 

(a) I Have a Dream

(b) The Earth

(c) A Pinch of snuff 


 (a) Martin Luther King Jr. 

(b) H. E. Bates 

(c) Manohar Malgaonkar


7. Write a short note on Global English. 

Or, Write a short note on the future of English.


(a) English is said to be a global language as no other language is read and spoken in so many countries as it is. Naturally, it has becomes the language of international trade, commerce, science and diplomacy. 

Although it has acquired the distinction of being interna tional language. It has been conditioned to the use of local expression. American English, for instance, differ in spelling of lots of words. The expressions, too, is distinctively its own. 

Similarly Indian English has been conditioned in local (Indian) way of life. In the novels of Mulk Raj Anand we find the use of local dialect so far as abuses are concerned. Some local (Indian) phrases have also become popular. 

Thus, English, without any doubt, may be called global English. 


The English has future in this country also because India is economically a rising country. All recent inventions and discoveries are found in the books of English. We cannot do anything without English. 

English has future in India also because of globalisation. Market economy has created international trade and marketing. The knowledge of English is indispensable in such a situation. English has generated employment in India. Thousands of call centres require employees who have knowledge of English. 

Thus, the English in India is bright.

8. Match the Poets given in List- A With appropriate titles from List-B


 (a) – (iv); (b) – (iii); (C) – (i); (d) – (v); (e) – (ii), 


 (a) We are social human being.

(b) Literature is the mirror tot he society.

(c) We have to make reform our society. 

(d) Dayanand was a great social reformer. 

(e) We are proud of him.


9. Read carefully the passage given below and answer the questions that follow : 

My belief is that if the Nazi won, culture would be destroyed in England. In the earlier war, Germany was just a hostile country. Germany and England were enemies, but they both belonged to the same civilization. In the Nazi war, Germany is not merely a hostile country, she is a bad ideology. She stands for evil ideas. Germany is not against cutlure. She does believe in art and literature. But she has made a blunder as she has allowed her cultur to become governmental. All evils proceed from this blunder. In England our culture is not governmental. It is national : it springs naturally out of our way of life. It has developed slowly, easily lazily. 

Questions : 

(a) What is the author’s belief?

(b) Which country does the word ‘she’ refer to ?

(c) Whose culture is not governmental’ ?

(d) How has culturein England developed ? 


Make a precis of the following passage and give a suitable title : ? 

Abraham Lincoin, who became the 16th President of the U.S.A. was an extraordinary man. His remarkable achievement was his astute leadership in the American civil war. He succeeded in preserving the Union. abolished slavery, stengthened the federal government and modernized the economy. Largely self-educated,. Lincon became a lawyer. As President. he was responsible for many enactments of far reaching political and social consequences, He explored the true nature of democracy and, therefore, fought valiantly for the suppressed people. Conscientious and sensitive Lincoin opposed slavery. His liberal policies, however, did not find favour with the racist people He was unfortunately assassinated in 1865. 


(a) The author’s belief is that the Nazi won, culture would be destroyed in England.

(b) The word she refers to Germany.

(c) The culture of England is not governmental.

(d) The culture in england has developed slowly, easily, lazily. 


Abraham Lincoin Abraham Lincoin was the 6th President of USA. He played an imprtant role in American civil war. He succeeded in preserving the Union abolished slavery, strengthened the federal governmental and modernuzed the economy. His liberal policies, however did not favour with racist people and was assassinated in 1865.

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