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Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board chapter 1 - The Cop and the Anthem [Latest edition]

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Chapter 1: The Cop and the Anthem

Ice BreakersBrainstorming (A1)Brainstorming (A2)Brainstorming (A3)Brainstorming (A4)Brainstorming (A5)Brainstorming (A6)
Ice Breakers [Page 27]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 The Cop and the Anthem Ice Breakers [Page 27]

Ice Breakers | Q 1 | Page 27

Suppose you have gone to a place where the winter season is very severe, discuss with your partner the ways in which you would protect yourself in the cold climate.

Ice Breakers | Q 2 | Page 27

When you see a cop approaching, you feel either ‘relieved’ or ‘scared’. Discuss with your partner the situations when you feel ‘relieved’ or ‘scared’.

Ice Breakers | Q 3 | Page 27

Discuss some of the motivating things that can change a person’s life. One is given:

1. Listening to an inspiring speech

2. _________________________________

3. _________________________________

4. _________________________________

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Brainstorming (A1) [Page 32]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 The Cop and the Anthem Brainstorming (A1) [Page 32]

Brainstorming (A1) | Q 1 | Page 32

Discuss with your partner and find out the different ways in which Soapy tried to get arrested. The first one is given.

(a) Tried to enter a luxurious cafe

(b) _______________________________

(c) _______________________________

(d) ______________________________

Brainstorming (A1) | Q 2 | Page 32

Describe the atmosphere when Soapy reached near the Church.

(a) A soft light glowed through the violet-stained window.

(b) _____________________

(c) _____________________

(d) _____________________

(e) ______________________

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Brainstorming (A2) [Pages 32 - 34]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 The Cop and the Anthem Brainstorming (A2) [Pages 32 - 34]

Brainstorming (A2) | Q 1 | Page 32

Read the story and match the incidents given in Column ‘A’ with the consequences given in Column ‘B’:

Column A  Column B
(1) Soapy tried to enter a cafe The cop ran after the man
(2) Soapy broke a glass window Suddenly a wonderful change came in his heart
(3) Two waiters pitched Soapy on the callous pavement Suddenly a wonderful change came in his heart
(4) Soapy heard the anthem being played in the Church He stood up slowly beating the dust from his clothes
(5) Cop arrests Soapy for hanging around Strong and ready hands of the head waiter turned him around
Brainstorming (A2) | Q 2.1 | Page 33

Give reasons and complete the following:

Soapy had confidence in himself because ________.

Brainstorming (A2) | Q 2.2 | Page 33

Give reasons and complete the following:

The head waiter of the luxurious café did not allow Soapy to enter because _______.

Brainstorming (A2) | Q 2.3 | Page 33

Give reasons and complete the following:

Soapy took a stone because _______.

Brainstorming (A2) | Q 2.4 | Page 33

Give reasons and complete the following:

The cop did not arrest Soapy for breaking the glass window because _______.

Brainstorming (A2) | Q 3.1 | Page 33

Pick out the lines from the text which show that:

Soapy wants to enter the cafe for two reasons.

Brainstorming (A2) | Q 3.2 | Page 33

Pick out the lines from the text which show that:

Soapy was afraid that he won't be able to enter the prison.

Brainstorming (A2) | Q 3.3 | Page 33

Pick out the lines from the text which show that:

Soapy was not caught by the cop for throwing stones at the glass.

Brainstorming (A2) | Q 3.4 | Page 33

Pick out the lines from the text which show that:

Soapy actually did not want the umbrella.

Brainstorming (A2) | Q 3.5 | Page 33

Pick out the lines from the text which show that:

Listening to the anthem, Soapy remembered his good old days.

Brainstorming (A2) | Q 4 | Page 33

‘He would make a man of himself again’ – The word ‘man’ in the sentence means ___.

Brainstorming (A2) | Q 5 | Page 33

Soapy’s earlier life was much different from his present life. Complete the table to show this contrast. One is done for you.

Earlier life Present life
(a) Contained friends and roses (a) Unworthy desires
(b) (b)
(c) (c)
Brainstorming (A2) | Q 6 | Page 33

After listening to the sweet and solemn organ notes, Soapy decides to:

(a) _________________________

(b) ________________________

Brainstorming (A2) | Q 7 | Page 34

Write an incident in which you did something wrong and repented for it later. Give reasons.

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Brainstorming (A3) [Page 34]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 The Cop and the Anthem Brainstorming (A3) [Page 34]

Brainstorming (A3) | Q 1 | Page 34

O’ Henry has used different words to indicate prison where Soapy wants to reach. Make a list of those words.

Brainstorming (A3) | Q 2 | Page 34

Find out the words used for the ‘degraded state of Soapy’.

Brainstorming (A3) | Q 3 | Page 34

The specific meaning of word ‘anthem’ in the content of the story is _______.

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Brainstorming (A4) [Page 34]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 The Cop and the Anthem Brainstorming (A4) [Page 34]

Brainstorming (A4) | Q 1.1 | Page 34

Convert the following sentence into negative without changing their meaning.

The policeman refused to accept Soapy even as a clue.

Brainstorming (A4) | Q 1.2 | Page 34

Convert the following sentence into negative without changing their meaning.

Soapy drifted along twice unsuccessful.

Brainstorming (A4) | Q 1.3 | Page 34

Convert the following sentence into negative without changing their meaning.

Soapy stopped his unavailing racket.

Brainstorming (A4) | Q 1.4 | Page 34

Convert the following sentence into negative without changing their meaning.

The island seemed very far away.

Brainstorming (A4) | Q 1.5 | Page 34

Convert the following sentence into negative without changing their meaning.

The island seemed an unattainable Arcadia.

Brainstorming (A4) | Q 2.1 | Page 34

Convert the following sentence into affirmative without changing their meaning.

Men who smash windows do not remain to chat with the police.

Brainstorming (A4) | Q 2.2 | Page 34

Convert the following sentence into affirmative without changing their meaning.

Why don’t you call a cop?

Brainstorming (A4) | Q 2.3 | Page 34

Convert the following sentence into affirmative without changing their meaning.

On the opposite side of the street was a restaurant of no great pretensions.

Brainstorming (A4) | Q 2.4 | Page 34

Convert the following sentence into affirmative without changing their meaning.

Noisy; but no harm.

Brainstorming (A4) | Q 2.5 | Page 34

Convert the following sentence into affirmative without changing their meaning.

They seemed to regard him as a King who could do no wrong.

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Brainstorming (A5) [Page 34]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 The Cop and the Anthem Brainstorming (A5) [Page 34]

Brainstorming (A5) | Q 1 | Page 34

‘Forgiveness is often better than punishment’. Write two paragraphs – one for and another against this notion.

Brainstorming (A5) | Q 2 | Page 34

You are the class representative and you have been asked by the Principal to conduct an interview of a cop. Frame 8-10 questions with the help of the following points, give introduction and conclusion.

  • reasons for joining the department
  • special training
  • developing the skill to identify and locate criminals
  • dealing with criminals
  • achievements and awards.
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Brainstorming (A6) [Page 34]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 The Cop and the Anthem Brainstorming (A6) [Page 34]

Brainstorming (A6) | Q 1 | Page 34

Make a list of jobs which would give you an opportunity to help the society or serve the country. Also mention the different ways in which they can be beneficial to the people and also the country.

Brainstorming (A6) | Q 2 | Page 34

Go to your school/college library and read some other stories by O’Henry like, ‘The Gift of the Magi’, ‘The Last Leaf’ and ‘After Twenty years’. Write the stories in short in your notebook.

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Chapter 1: The Cop and the Anthem

Ice BreakersBrainstorming (A1)Brainstorming (A2)Brainstorming (A3)Brainstorming (A4)Brainstorming (A5)Brainstorming (A6)
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