Question paper of CBSE Class 12 English Board Exam 2018 (Subject code - 301) is available here for download in PDF format. This paper was held on March 5, 2018. Students can download the original question paper (PDF format) with the help of download link given at the end of this article.
Some randomly selected questions from the paper are given below:
Section - C (Literature: Textbook and Long Reading Text)
Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow:
…and clear rills
That for themselves a cooling covert make
‘Gainst the hot season; the mid forest brake,
Rich with the sprinkling of fair musk-rose blooms;
(a) Identify the poem and the poet.
(b) What is the role of the clear rills?
(c) Row has the mid forest brake become rich?
(d) Name the figure of speech in ‘cooling cover’.
On their slag heap, these children
Wear skins peeped through by bones and spectacles of steel
With mended glass, like bottle bits on stones.
(a) Name the poem and the poet.
(b) Explain: 'slag heap’.
(c) at future awaits these children?
(d) Name the figure of speech used in the third line.
Answer any four of the following questions in 30-40 words each:
(a) “Which article in McLeery’s suitcase played perhaps the most significant role in Evans’ escape and how?
(b) Why does Derry's mother not want him to go back to visit Mr. Lamb?
(c) What considerations influenced the Tiger King to get married?
(d) What does the poet's smile in the poem, ‘My Mother at Sixty-six' show?
(e) “Listening to them, I see two distinct worlds ... .“ In the context of
Mukesh, the bangle maker's son, which two worlds is Anees Jung referring to?
Question10. Answer the following question in 120 — 150 words:
At the end of the storytelling session, why does Jack consider himself 'caught in an ugly middle position’?
It may take a long time for oppression to be resisted, but the seeds of rebellion are sowed early in life. How did Zitkala-Sa face oppression as a child and how did she overcome it?
Question11. Answer the following question in 120 — 150 words:
How does the perception and attitude of the villagers Raveloe towards Silas Marner change from the beginning to the end of the novel?
How do you perceive Dr. Kernp based on his interaction with Griffin? (The Invisible Man)
Question12: Answer the following question in 120 — 150 words:
How is Godfrey Cass different from his younger brother, Dunstan?
“Misdirected and self-serving ambition essentially remains an exercise in futility.” Describe Griffin’s character in the light of the above statement.
Question13: Answer the following question in 120 — 150 words:
In One's approach to life one should be practical and not live in a world of dreams. How is Jansie's attitude different from that of Sophie?
Fear is something that we must learn to overcome if we want to succeed in life. How did Douglas get over his fear of water?
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