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NCERT Flamingo - in English (Core Course) Class - 12

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Chapter 6: POETS AND PANCAKES

OthersThink As you ReadThink as you readThink as you readUnderstanding the TextTalking about the Text

NCERT solutions for Class 12 English Core Chapter 6 [Page 57]

Q 1 | Page 57

Notice these words and expressions in the text.
Infer their meaning from the context. 

1. blew over                          2. was struck dumb
3. catapulted into                 4.  a coat of mail
5. played into their hands    6.  the favourite haunt
7. heard a bell ringing

NCERT solutions for Class 12 English Core Chapter 6 Exercise Think As you Read, Think as you read, Think as you read [Pages 59 - 65]

Think As you Read | Q 1 | Page 59

What does the writer mean by 'the fiery misery' of those subjected to make-up'? 

Think As you Read | Q 2 | Page 59

What is the example of national integration that the author refers to?

Think As you Read | Q 3 | Page 59

What work did the 'office boy' do in the Gemini Studios? Why did he join the studios? Why was he disappointed?

Think As you Read | Q 4 | Page 59

Why did the author appear to be doing nothing at the studios?

Think As you Read | Q 5 | Page 61

Why was the office boy frustrated? Who did he show his anger on ?

Think As you Read | Q 6 | Page 61

Who was Subbu's principal? 

Think As you Read | Q 7 | Page 61

Subbu is described as a many-sided genius. List four of his special abilities. 

Think As you Read | Q 8 | Page 61

Why was the legal adviser referred to as the opposite by others? 

Think As you Read | Q 9 | Page 61

What made the lawyer stand out from the others at Gemini Studios?

Think as you read | Q 10 | Page 64

Did the people at Gemini Studios have any particular political affiliations? 

Think as you read | Q 11 | Page 64

Why was the Moral Rearmament Army welcomed at the Studios? 

Think as you read | Q 12 | Page 64

Name one example to show that Gemini Studios was influenced by the plays staged by MRA. 

Think as you read | Q 13 | Page 64

Who was the Boss of Gemini Studios?

Think as you read | Q 14 | Page 64

What caused the lack of communication between the Englishman and the people at Gemini  Studios? 

Think as you read | Q 15 | Page 64

Why is the Englishman's visit referred to as unexplained mystery? 

Think as you read | Q 16 | Page 65

Who was the English visitor to the studios? 

Think as you read | Q 17 | Page 65

How did the author discover who the English visitor to the studios was? 

Think as you read | Q 18 | Page 65

What does 'The God that Failed' refer to? 

NCERT solutions for Class 12 English Core Chapter 6 Exercise Understanding the Text [Page 66]

Understanding the Text | Q 1 | Page 66

The author has used gentle humour to point out human foibles. Pick out instances of this to show how this serves to make the piece interesting. 

Understanding the Text | Q 2 | Page 66

Why was Kothamangalam Subbu considered No. 2 in Gemini Studios? 

Understanding the Text | Q 3 | Page 66

How does the author describe the incongruity of an English poet addressing the audience at Gemini  Studios?

Understanding the Text | Q 4 | Page 66

What do you understand about the author's literary inclinations from the account?

NCERT solutions for Class 12 English Core Chapter 6 Exercise Talking about the Text [Page 66]

Talking about the Text | Q 1.1 | Page 66

Discuss in small group taking off from points in the text.

Film-production today has come a long way from the early days of the Gemini Studios.

Talking about the Text | Q 1.2 | Page 66

Discuss in small group taking off from points in the text. 

Poetry and films.

Talking about the Text | Q 1.3 | Page 66

Discuss in small group taking off from points in the text.

Humour and criticism. 

Chapter 6: POETS AND PANCAKES

OthersThink As you ReadThink as you readThink as you readUnderstanding the TextTalking about the Text

NCERT Flamingo - in English (Core Course) Class - 12

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NCERT solutions for Class 12 English Core chapter 6 - POETS AND PANCAKES

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