CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper for 2024 Boards - English

[Reading] Question 1 (i) Important

Question 1 (ii)

Question 1 (iii) Important

Question 1 (iv)

Question 1 (v) Important

Question 1 (vi)

Question 1 (vii) Important

Question 1 (viii)

Question 1 (ix)

[Reading] Question 2 (i) Important

Question 2 (ii)

Question 2 (iii) Important

Question 2 (iv)

Question 2 (v)

Question 2 (vi) Important

Question 2 (vii)

Question 2 (viii) Important

[Notice Writing] Question 3 (A)

[Notice Writing] Question 3 (B) Important

[Invitation - Writing] Question 4 (A) Important

[Invitation - Accepting] Question 4 (B) Important

[Letter Writing] Question 5 (A)

[Letter Writing] Question 5 (B) Important

[Article Writing] Question 6 (A) Important

[Article Writing] Question 6 (B) Important

[Literature - Extract Question] Question 7 (A) - i

Question 7 (A) - ii Important

Question 7 (A) - iii

Question 7 (A) - iv Important

Question 7 (A) - v

Question 7 (A) - vi

[Literature - Extract Question] Question 7 (B) - i

Question 7 (B) - ii Important

Question 7 (B) - iii

Question 7 (B) - iv Important

Question 7 (B) - v You are here

Question 7 (B) - vi Important

[Literature - Extract Question] Question 8 (A) - i

Question 8 (A) - ii Important

Question 8 (A) - iii

Question 8 (A) - iv Important

[Literature - Extract Question] Question 8 (B) - i Important

Question 8 (B) - ii

Question 8 (B) - iii Important

Question 8 (B) - iv

[Literature - Extract Question] Question 9 (A) - i Important

Question 9 (A) - ii

Question 9 (A) - iii Important

Question 9 (A) - iv

Question 9 (A) - v

Question 9 (A) - vi Important

[Literature - Extract Question] Question 9 (B) - i

Question 9 (B) - ii Important

Question 9 (B) - iii

Question 9 (B) - iv Important

Question 9 (B) - v

Question 9 (B) - vi Important

[Literature] Question 10 (i) Important

Question 10 (ii)

Question 10 (iii) Important

Question 10 (iv)

Question 10 (v) Important

Question 10 (vi)

[Literature] Question 11 (i) Important

Question 11 (ii) Important

Question 11 (iii)

[Literature] Question 12 (A) Important

Question 12 (B) Important

[Literature] Question 13 (A) Important

Question 13 (B)

Read the given extracts and answer the questions for ANY ONE of the two, given.

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What message do these lines highlight, in the context of familial relationships, and the speaker’s sense of anxiety and fear at the prospect of losing her mother?

Answer: 

These lines highlight the message that familial relationships are often taken for granted and not expressed enough , and that the speaker f eels a sense of anxiety and fear at the prospect of losing her mother.

Step-by-step explanation by Teachoo:

  • These lines are the last lines of the poem, and they show the speaker's final farewell to her mother. The speaker says "see you soon" and "smiles", but these are empty gestures that do not convey her true feelings. She does not show any sign of affection or emotion.😢
  • These lines highlight the message that familial relationships are often taken for granted and not expressed enough. The speaker and her mother have a distant and formal relationship, where they do not communicate their feelings or thoughts. They do not appreciate or cherish each other's presence.😔
  • These lines also highlight the message that the speaker feels a sense of anxiety and fear at the prospect of losing her mother . The speaker is aware of her mother's old age and frailty, and she is afraid that this might be the last time she sees her alive. She has a "childhood's fear" of being separated from her mother, but she does not express it or try to overcome it.

Therefore, these lines highlight the message that familial relationships are often taken for granted and not expressed enough, and that the speaker feels a sense of anxiety and fear at the prospect of losing her mother.✅

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