Value Based Questions
1. My Mother at Sixty Six
Q1. ‘And realised with pain that she looked as old as she was.’ Are we neglecting our elderly folk? What qualities do you think the youth have to inculcate towards the elderly?
3. Set an example to next generation
Q2. In the wake of old age home mushrooming in India as well, and many of the elderly people abandoned or thrown out of their homes, how do you think youngsters can help the elderly to overcome loneliness and grief in the sunset of their lives?
2. An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum
Q1. Their world and their future is painted with a fog. As a society, what do we need to do to bring about a change in the lives of children who are not so lucky?
1. Kindness and concern
6. How could these windows be made more meaningful?
7. True education
8. Window of opportunity
3. Keeping Quiet
Q1. In today’s world where war, violence, crime and a disregard for others has become the trend. What is it that needs to be done to make the world a better place?
1. Care and concern for others
2. Awareness that everyone is not fortunate
4. Determination to do something for the underprivileged
5. Time management – not to let measures taken drag on
6. Mutual understanding and cooperation
7. Need for rest and relaxation
Q2. “Those who prepare green wars, wars with gas, wars with fire” According to you how can we prevent these wars?
3. Eco-friendly perspective
4. Sincerity in understanding the need to take action
5. To be knowledgeable
Q3. What would happen if the wars are not prevented?
4. A Thing of Beauty
Q1. Nature promises man comforts against all odds. But it is for man to recognize them. Explain.
1. Uplifts spirits
2. Gives joy
3. Relieves tension
Q2. How can one draw inspiration from great men?
1. from their lives/actions
2. We live in our deeds/not years
3. Role models
Q3. What is necessary to fill the world with noble people?
1. Thought good, words noble, actions noble
2. Promote values
3. Recognize good people/work
5. Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers
Q1. In a predominantly male dominated society, women from time immemorial have faced oppression from men. What changes can be brought about in the society for uplifting the position of women, like Aunt Jennifer?
2. Education to girls
3. Equal opportunities
Q2. No two individuals will be similar and will think alike. Each has to accept the other with their differences. When one is unable to do so, the relationship itself becomes a burden. And, that is what happened to Aunt Jennifer. What changes do you advocate to promote marital harmony?
1. Mutual give and take
Q3. Aunt Jennifer felt oppressed and troubled in her married life. What positive traits were missing in Uncle that led to this unhappy state?
1. Complete freedom
2. Mutual respect
3. Unconditional love