Category: CBSE Class 11 English – Important Questions

  • Ranga’s Marriage – Important Questions

    Important Question and Answers Q. Why has the narrator not given some mouth filling title to his story ‘Ranga’s Marriage’? Ans. The narrator has not given his story some mouth filling title like ‘Jagannatha’s Vijaya’ or ‘Girija Kalyana’ because this is not about Jagannatha’s victory or Girija’s wedding. Its about the marriage of Ranga, the…

  • The Laburnum Top – Important Questions

    ‘The Laburnum Top’ by Ted Hughes is all about the tree of the name Laburnum and how the gold finch comes to it and settles in it. It comes to life with its chattering and subsides to emptiness when it flies away. Important Question and Answers Q. How does the poet describe the laburnum tree…

  • Childhood – Important Questions

    In ‘Childhood’ poem, the poet, Markus Natten wonders when and where he lost his childhood. In his quest to find the moment when he grew up, Markus highlights the innocence and faith he lost even as he gained rational individuality. Important Question and Answers Q. What happened when Markus Natten completed eleven years of age?…

  • Father to Son – Important Questions

    ‘Father to Son’ by Elizabeth Jennings shows us how by the time parents accept the new individuality of their children, the damage has already been done and the process of coming together is difficult and painful. Respecting each others’ differences is the only way to alleviate the distance, the strange and awkward silence. While the…

  • The Voice of the Rain – Important Questions

    ‘The Voice of the Rain’ by Walt Whitman is in the form of a conversation between the poet and the ‘rain’. The poet asks the rain ‘who are you ?’. To this question, the rain replies that it is the poem of the earth, it rises continuously in the form of vapour and returns to…

  • A Photograph – Important Questions

    In ‘A Photograph’ poet, Shirley Toulson, describes her feelings about the photographs of her mother taken when she was twelve years or so. She feels that human life is short lived. It is ever changing. A human being grows older and older. The memories of the past make us sad. The poet feels how her…

  • The Adventure – Important Questions

    Important Question and Answers Q. Describe the conversation between Professor Gaitonde and Khan Sahib about the place they had to go. Ans. It was at Sarhad that Khan Sahib told Gaitonde that the British Raj began from that place. He asked the professor where he was going. As for himself, he was going to Peshawar.…

  • Silk Road – Important Questions

    Important Question and Answers Q. Why did the author take the short cut inspite of high mountain passes? Ans. The short cut would take them south west, almost directly towards Mount Kailash. Crossing high mountains passes posed breathing problems. Absence of snow meant a fairly good ride. Q. What did the author notice in the…

  • Discovering Tut – Important Questions

    Important Question and Answers Q. Who was King Tut? Why was a CT scan done on him? Ans. King Tut was a boy King of Egypt who was the last heir of its powerful family. This family ruled it for centuries. His tomb was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter. A CT scan was done…

  • The Ailing Planet – Important Questions

    Important Question and Answers Q. What do you know about the Green Movement? Ans. In 1972, the world’s first Green Party was founded in New Zealand. The Green movement has never looked back since its inception. Q. What does the author mean by a mechanical view of the world? Ans. The mechanical view of the…

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