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Autumn by John Clare


Autumn by John Clare


Textual questions :

Exercise 1

Tick the correct answer from the given alternatives:

1. All through the day the fitful gust shakes the

(a) window-pane 

(b) curtains

(c) casement 

(d) door


2. The poet loves to see the shaking twig dance till the

(a) coming of dawn

(b) end of night

(c) end of afternoon

(d) shut of eve √


3. The sparrow sat on the

(a) cottage rig √

(b) house-top

(c) mossy elm-tree

(d) casement


4. The pigeons nestled round the

(a) cage

(b) cote √

(c) branch

(d) heath

5. The cock was crowing upon the

(a) dunghill √

(b) lea

(c) tree tops

(d) mill-sails


6. The grunting pigs

(a) walk slowly

(b) scamper by

(c) scramble and hurry √

(d) dive and swim



Exercise 2

Answer the following questions within twenty-five words:


(i) What happens to the leaves of the mossy elm-tree in autumn?

Ans.> The yellow leaves of the mossy elm-tree fall by the gusty wind. The wind whirled them by the window pane. They fall down in the lane in thousands of numbers.

(ii) What are the things the poet loves to see on November days?

Ans.> The poet loves to see the shaking of casements and falling of leaves by the gusty wind.



Grammar in use:

Exercise 3

State whether the following sentences are in Active or Passive Voice:

(a) Anil will visit his grandmother's house.   

Ans.> His grandmother's house will be visited by Anil.

(b) The President has left his office.

Ans.> His office has been left by the President.


(c) The project will have been finished by the students.

Ans.> The students will have finished the project.

(d) Promita's leave has been sanctioned by the school authority.

Ans.> The school authority has sanctioned Promita's leave.


Exercise 4

Change the voice of the following sentences:

(a) The boy has read out the letter.

Ans.> The letter has been read out by the boy.

(b) I shall have bought a cricket bat by tomorrow.

Ans.> A cricket bat shall have been bought by tomorrow by me.

(c) Sohini's friends had organised a picnic.

Ans.> A picnic had been organised by Sohini's friends.

(d) The football team will put up a brave fight.

Ans.> A brave fight will be put up by the football team.


Exercise 5  

Change the following sentences into indirect speech:

(a) I said to him, “Will you share your tiffin with me?"

Ans.> I asked him if he would share his tiffin with me.

(b) Anjan's mother said, “Your father has left for Mumbai.”

Ans.>  Anjan's mother asked if his father had left for Mumbai.

(c) The girls triumphantly said, “Hurrah! We have won the match.”

Ans.> The girls exclaimed in joy that they had won the match.


(d) He says, “Let you be successful in life.”

Ans.> He wished that  I might be succeeded in life.

(e) The captain informed, “The tournament was postponed last month.”

Ans.> The captain informed that the tournament had been postponed the previous month.



Exercise 6

Use the following flow-chart to write a paragraph within 100 words on how to make paper:

cutting down of bamboos-making pulp-adding chemicals-rolling into sheets adding colour-drying-ready for use




How to Make Paper


Paper is an essential thing in today’s world. Making paper is not so difficult. To prepare paper the following steps needs to be taken.

At first, some bamboos are cut down. from bamboo wood. Then the pulp is made with bamboo properly. Next, different types of chemicals are added to it to make it soft. After that, the pulps, added with chemicals, are rolled into sheets through a machine. Next, the sheets are rolled to add colour into the sheets to make it colourful. Thereafter, the sheets are dried properly. Finally, the paper is ready for use.



Exercise 7

Write a biography of Annie Besant within 100 words based on the hints given below:

Hints: born on 1st of October 1847 in London-famous British writer-well known Socialist, activist for the rights of women-participated in Indian politics-joined the Indian National Congress-became the first woman President of the Indian National Congress in 1917–passed away on 20th of September 1933 in Madras, India.



Annie Besant, a Great Woman


Annie Besant was a famous British writer. She was born on the 1st of October 1847 in London. She was a well-known Socialist and an activist for the rights of women. She participated in Indian politics to fight against the British Government at that time who ruled in India ruthlessly. So, she joined the Indian National Congress to build a resistance against the British. She became the first woman President of the Indian National Congress in 1917. This great woman breathed her last on the 20th of September in 1933 in Madras (now Mumbai), India. at the ripe old age of 85.

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  1. (Ex.1)- 1=c.casement.
    (Ex.5)- b=Anjan's mother said that his father had left for Mumbai.

    Please check the answers.

  2. Sorry, It was a mistake. Thank You