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Poor condition of roads in your locality

Q. You are Chipling Sharma, Tengapukhuri. Now write a letter to the editor of an English daily drawing the attention of the concerned authority to the poor condition of roads in your locality. Chipling Sharma Tengapukhuri To The Editor The Assam Tribune Dibrugarh 28th Sept. 2021 Sub:- Poor condition of roads in                            Tengapukhuri, Sivasagar Sir            Through the column of your esteemed daily I would like to draw the attention of the district authority to the poor condition of roads in our locality.            All the roads and lanes in our locality are in a dilapidated condition. They are filled with pot holes. During the rainy seasons the rain water collects in them and make it impossible for us to walk on it. People of our locality have to suffer a lot for the bad condition of the roads. They can not reach their office in time. The students are also victim of it. The situation becomes worse at night. The gravels upon the road often causes accidents of vehicl


Q) Write whether the following are true or false. a) Lokesh Abrol wrote the prose-piece "Coorg" = True b) Tea and rubber grow in Coorg in plenty. = False c) Coorg is between Mysore and the coastal town of Mangalore. = True d) Kodagu is the largest district in Karnataka. = False e) During the monsoons it does not pours enough in Coorg. = True f) The season of joy commences in Coorg from September and continues till April. = False g) Coorg is home to evergreen rainforest, spices and coffee plantations. = True h) The fiercely independent people of Coorg are possibly of Greek or Arabic descent. = True i) The river Kaveri obtains its water from the hills and lakes of Coorg. = False j) The Coorg Regiment is one of the most decorated in the Indian Army. = True Give short answer of the following questions. 1. What is Mahaseer ? = Mahaseer is a fresh water fish. 2. Who is one of the most decorated in the Indian Army ? = The Coorgi regiment is one of the most decorated in the Indian Ar


 Q.1) Why does the poet compare her mother's face to a late winter's moon ? = How the late winter's moon lacks of brightness and colour, the poets mothers face was colourless and lack of brightness. It was just pale and wane and looked lifeless. So, the poet compared her mother's face to a late winter's moon. Q.2)What was the poet's childhood fear ? = The poet's childhood fear was of losing her mother accidently. Q.3) What did the poet do after the security check ? = After the security check, the speaker stood a few yards away from her mother and looked at her pale and wan face. Q.4) Where was the poet driving to ? What did she notice when her mother sat beside her ? = The poet was driving to the Cochin airport from her parents house.          She noticed her mother dozing with her mouth open and her face looked like that of a corpse. Q.5) Why did the poet smile and smile ? = At the parting time the poet could do nothing for her mother but smile and smile. S


Q.1)  Give short answer of the following questions.  a) Name the writer of the prose piece entitled " The Portrait of a Lady " ? = Khushwant Singh is the writer of the prose piece entitled " The Portrait of a lady ". b) Name the person with whom the narrator spent his childhood in the village. =  In the village the author spent his childhood with his grandmother. c) Where did the author study when he was in the village ? = When the author was in the village, he studied in the village school which was attached to the temple. d) Who accompanied the author to school in the village ? = The author's grandmother accompanied him to school in the village. e) Who taught the children in the village school ? = The priest taught the children in  the village school. f) What was taught in the village school ? = In the village school the author was taught the alphabets and the morning prayers. g) How did he go to school in the city ? = In the city the author went to school in


 SENTENCE CORRECTION FOR HSLC               HSLC :- 2005 a) I paid hundred rupees for this shirt. = I paid one hundred rupees for this shirt. b) He insisted on me to accompany him. = He insisted me on accompanying him. c) Let us hear his speech. = Let us listen to his speech. d) I know him for a long time. = I have known him for a long time. e) That boy does not even know the alphabets. = That boy does not even know the alphabet. d) We reached the station timely. = We reached the station in time.               HSLC :- 2006 a) They left the hostel with bag and baggage. = They left the hostel bag and baggage. b) If it will rain, we will not go out. = If it rains, we will not go out. c) He offered me a ten - rupees note. = He offered me a ten rupee note. d) One of his family members lives in Chennai. = One of the members of his family lives in Chennai. e) Tell me where is the post office. = Tell me where the post office is. f) I am going to school by bus everyday. = I go to school by bus


Write a story expanding the following outlines. Give a suitable title to it. Q.1) Outline: A beggar pretends to be dumb approaches a gentleman for money...... another beggar comes and tells the gentleman that the first beggar is not dumb...... the first beggar gets angry..... calls the other beggar a liar..... result.            THE LAZY BEGGAR            It was a hot summer noon. A beggar was taking rest sitting under a tree. The beggar was a very lazy one. That day he did not want to go door to door for his food.                 All of  a  sudden, he saw  a gentleman   passing     by   him . He wanted to have something from the gentleman without doing   hard. He made   a   plan   in   his   mind     and approached    to    the        gentleman pretending to be a dumb . He asked for some money from the gentleman by   making a    pitiful   gesture. The gentleman was a kind hearted person. He took pity on him and wanted to give him something.          When he was going to give him a fif