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(A) “We, who were outlaws not so long ago, have today been given the rare privilege to be host to the nations if the world on our own soil. We thank all of our distinguished international guests for having come to take possession with the people of our country of what is, after all, a common victory for justice, for peace, for human dignity.”
Q3 )Multiple Choice Questions based on an extract
I) the guests at the spectacular ceremony are being called distinguished because they
a) they have been invited as guests to attend it.
b) they are eminent world leaders witnessing it.
c) they are visiting the country for this purpose.
d) they have resumed diplomatic relations with the country.
ii) It is a victory for ‘human dignity’. Pick the option that lists the correct answer for what ‘human dignity’ would include.
a) i) equality ii) liberty iii) indecency
b) i) liberty ii) indecency iii) self-respect
c) i) immorality ii) self-respect iii) equality
d) i) equality ii) liberty iii) self-respect
iii) Why does the speaker say that it is a ‘rare privilege’? He says this as they have
a) been deprived of this honour.
b) seldom been given this honour.
c) experienced it for the first time.
d) been chosen over other countries, for this honour.
iv) How do you think the speaker feels? Choose the option that best fits his state of mind.
a) i) emotional ii) elated iii) unmindful
b) i) elated ii) unmindful iii) overwhelmed
c) i) overwhelmed ii) elated iii) honoured
d) i) elated ii) honoured iii) unmindful
v) Pick the option that showcases the usage of ‘host’ as in the extract.
a) He was praised for his hospitality as the host of the party.
b) She was able to host the event without any hindrance.
c) She met the host and apologised for her friend’s misbehaviour.
d) He is the best host that one can ever come across.
(B) “It was only when I began to learn that my boyhood freedom was an illusion when I discovered as a young man that my freedom had already been taken from me, that I began to hunger for it. At first as a student I wanted freedom only for myself, the transitory freedoms of being able to stay out at night, read what I pleased and go where I chose. Later, as a young man in Johannesburg, I yearned for the basic and honourable freedoms…”
Multiple Choice Questions based on an extract-
I )The title that best suits this extract is
a) Freedom for everything
b) Knowledge about Freedom
c) Significance of Freedom
d) Realisation of Freedom
ii )Why do you think the speaker mentions some freedoms as ‘transitory’?
a) The freedoms are momentary and keep changing with time.
b) The definition of freedom is constant but perspectives differ.
c) Freedom means different things to different people.
d) Freedom is not that important after a certain age.
iii )Choose the option that best fits the usage of the word ‘illusion’ as used in the extract.
a) He was never able to get past the illusion.
b) The illusion I experienced was quite intriguing.
c) A large mirror in the room creates an illusion.
d) I was living under the illusion that this is possible.
iv) The speaker says, ‘at first as a student I wanted freedom only for myself.’ Why do you think he only thought about himself?
a) He didn’t want to think about the freedom denied to others.
b) The speaker was being selfish and was only bothered about himself.
c) He didn’t think that freedom denied to him was important for others.
d) The speaker was too young to realise that freedom was denied to others as well.
v) A part of the extract has been paraphrased. Choose the option that includes the most appropriate solution to the blanks in the given paraphrase of the extract.
The speaker’s belief about freedom, since childhood proved false. It was not until the speaker grew up to be a young man when it i)
__________________ on him that he was ii) ________________ of
freedom. Then he began iii) __________________ it.
i) desired ii) dawned iii) depriving
i) dawned ii) deprived iii) desiring
i) dawned ii) arrived iii) desiring
i) arrived ii) deprived iii) dawned
Q10) Answer in 20-30 words
i )Based on your reading of the lesson, what can you infer about Mandela as a father and as a leader?
ii )Mandela feels that courage is triumph over fear. How would you define courage in this context?
iii )If you were in Mandela’s position, would you have given preference to your family or your country? Why?
iv) Mandela says that his country’s greatest wealth is its people and not the purest diamonds. Justify his statement.
Q11 )Answer in 40-50 words
i) Create a questionnaire of two most important questions that you would have liked to ask Nelson Mandela during an interview. Give your reasons for choosing those questions.
ii )Your teacher organised a mini-debate competition in class on the topic: Courage, Wisdom and Generosity are the ONLY attributes of a remarkable leader.
Write the debate script with two points to supplement your stand, either as a proposition speaker or as an opposition one.
iii )You recently read a blog by your teen friend, on ‘Freedom-My Perception’. You feel that your perception of freedom has seen a transformation after having read The Long walk to Freedom.
Complete the dialogue in 120 words, with your friend, explaining your new understanding of freedom. You may begin like this:
Friend: I think the freedom to watch T.V. for extended hours or choose the kind of programmes I’d like to view is important.
Friend: Hmmm. I still feel that the restrictions are not required. And I want my freedom. I’m human too, am I not?
iv) Struggles teach us many lessons. With reference to the times you struggled with mastering a skill or learning a concept, write about the lessons you learnt.
Q12) Answer in 100-120 words (beyond text and across texts)
I) Freedom is inconsequential if it is behind bars of prejudice and narrow mindedness. How would you explain this statement? Support your answer with suitable examples from the real world.
ii) After having read the lesson on the oppression that communities faced in South Africa, you were deeply hurt. You could also relate to the struggles and hardships of millions of Indians who fought against the oppressive British rule.
Write a diary entry expressing your feelings about oppression faced by people in their homeland.
You may begin like this:
iii )Prejudice based on race and colour or any other reason causes profound hurt.
Write about any one character from the chapters in First Flight who was subjected to such prejudice?
Discuss the consequence of this prejudice for the character.
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