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Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board chapter 4 - The Sign of Four [Latest edition]

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Chapter 4: The Sign of Four

Brainstorming (A1) CharacterBrainstorming (A2) PlotBrainstorming (A3) SettingBrainstorming (A4) ThemeBrainstorming (A5) Language
Brainstorming (A1) Character [Pages 215 - 216]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 The Sign of Four Brainstorming (A1) Character [Pages 215 - 216]

Brainstorming (A1) Character | Q 1.1 | Page 215

Read the extract again and complete the web by highlighting the qualities of the following character:

Brainstorming (A1) Character | Q 1.2 | Page 215

Read the extract again and complete the web by highlighting the qualities of the following character:

Brainstorming (A1) Character | Q 1.3 | Page 216

Read the extract again and complete the web by highlighting the qualities of the following character:

Brainstorming (A1) Character | Q 2 | Page 216

Describe the character of Mary Morstan from Dr. Watson’s point of view.

Brainstorming (A1) Character | Q 3 | Page 215

Sherlock Holmes is the leading character in the extract. Explain.

Brainstorming (A1) Character | Q 4 | Page 216

Dr. Watson, the narrator, is one of the major characters in the novel. Illustrate

Brainstorming (A1) Character | Q 5 | Page 216

Holmes is always one step ahead of Dr. Watson in solving cases. Elucidate.

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Brainstorming (A2) Plot [Page 216]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 The Sign of Four Brainstorming (A2) Plot [Page 216]

Brainstorming (A2) Plot | Q 1 | Page 216

Arrange the sentences in the correct sequence as per their occurrence in the extract:

 

Jumbled Incidents Correct sequence
(1) Holmes put a revolver in his pocket. (a) 
(2) Holmes gave Winwood’s book ‘Martyrdom of Man’ to Dr. Watson. (b)
(3) Mary received a large and lustrous pearl through the post. (c)
(4) Mary’s father was an officer in an Indian regiment. (d)
(5) Mary Morstan was a well-dressed young lady. (e)
Brainstorming (A2) Plot | Q 2.1 | Page 216

Discuss the importance of the following statement in light of the extract.

The trio − Holmes, Dr. Watson, and Mary decide to visit Lyceum Theatre.

Brainstorming (A2) Plot | Q 2.2 | Page 216

Discuss the importance of the following statement in light of the extract.

Mary received Pearls every year on the same day.

Brainstorming (A2) Plot | Q 2.3 | Page 216

Discuss the importance of the following statement in light of the extract.

Holmes carefully examined the paper given by Mary.

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Brainstorming (A3) Setting [Pages 216 - 217]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 The Sign of Four Brainstorming (A3) Setting [Pages 216 - 217]

Brainstorming (A3) Setting | Q 1 | Page 216

Cite various references (lines) from the extract that tell us about the time and period of the events.

Lines Time and period
   
   
   
Brainstorming (A3) Setting | Q 2 | Page 217

How does the series of actions go from London to India? Explain by citing references from the extract.

Brainstorming (A3) Setting | Q 3 | Page 217

The extract begins when Mary Morstan meets Sherlock Holmes at his house. After that Holmes, Dr. Watson, and Mary visit some places in London. Explain in detail the various places mentioned in the extract.

Brainstorming (A3) Setting | Q 4 | Page 217

Basically the setting of the extract is in London but it has some references of India, too. Explain how the settings of the extract contribute to the theme of the novel.

Brainstorming (A3) Setting | Q 5.1 | Page 217

Describe in brief the importance of the following place in the extract.

London

Brainstorming (A3) Setting | Q 5.2 | Page 217

Describe in brief the importance of the following place in the extract.

Lyceum Theatre

Brainstorming (A3) Setting | Q 5.3 | Page 217

Describe in brief the importance of the following place in the extract.

Edinburgh

Brainstorming (A3) Setting | Q 5.4 | Page 217

Describe in brief the importance of the following place in the extract.

Agra

Brainstorming (A3) Setting | Q 5.5 | Page 217

Describe in brief the importance of the following place in the extract.

Andaman Islands

Brainstorming (A3) Setting | Q 6 | Page 217

Which places/cities in India and England are mentioned/have appeared in the extract? Also write about their importance.

India Importance London Importance
       
       
       
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Brainstorming (A4) Theme [Page 217]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 The Sign of Four Brainstorming (A4) Theme [Page 217]

Brainstorming (A4) Theme | Q 1 | Page 217

Write in brief the theme of the extract.

Brainstorming (A4) Theme | Q 2 | Page 217

Write 4-5 sentences about the meeting of Miss Morstan with Holmes.

Brainstorming (A4) Theme | Q 3 | Page 217

Write the central idea of the given extract of the novel, “The Sign of Four”.

Brainstorming (A4) Theme | Q 4 | Page 217

Give reasons:

Statement Reason/s
(a) Miss Morstan plans to meet Sherlock Holmes  
(b) Miss Morstan gives the reference of Mrs. Cecil Forrester  
(c) It’s a singular case  
(d) Holmes needed some references  
(e) Miss Morstan received a pearl every year  
(f) The coachman confirmed that neither of Miss Morstan’s companion was a police officer  
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Brainstorming (A5) Language [Page 218]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 The Sign of Four Brainstorming (A5) Language [Page 218]

Brainstorming (A5) Language | Q 1.1 | Page 218

Elaborate the following line in the light of the novel/extract, “The Sign of Four” -

“You really are an automaton − a calculating machine.”

Brainstorming (A5) Language | Q 1.2 | Page 218

Elaborate the following line in the light of the novel/extract, “The Sign of Four” -

“The letter speaks of giving her justice. What justice can she have?”

Brainstorming (A5) Language | Q 1.3 | Page 218

Elaborate the following line in the light of the novel/extract, “The Sign of Four” -

“Our quest does not appear to take us to very fashionable regions.”

Brainstorming (A5) Language | Q 2 | Page 218

Following are some dialogues of the major characters in the extract. Find out who the speaker is, his/her tone, style, significance, etc. of the dialogue.

Dialogue Speaker To Whom it is said Tone, Style, Significance, etc.
“….you have once enabled my employer, Mrs. Cecil Forrester, to unravel a little domestic complication. She was much impressed by your kindness and skill.”      
“You will, I am sure, excuse me.”      
“Your statement is most interesting. Has anything else occurred to you?”      
“Are you the parties who come with Miss Morstan?”      
“The Sahib awaits you.”      
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Chapter 4: The Sign of Four

Brainstorming (A1) CharacterBrainstorming (A2) PlotBrainstorming (A3) SettingBrainstorming (A4) ThemeBrainstorming (A5) Language
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