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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th English Class Answers Guide chapter 4 - The Midnight Visitor [Latest edition]

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Chapter 4: The Midnight Visitor

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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th English Class Answers Guide Chapter 4 The Midnight VisitorWarm Up [Page 135]

Study the title of the story ‘ The Midnight Visitor’. Discuss in groups what the story is all about.

Warm Up | Q a. | Page 135

Certain professionals can be identified by their appearance.

What comes to your mind first when you think of a ‘pilot’ or a ‘traffic policeman’? Discuss in pairs and share your thoughts with the class.

Warm Up | Q b. | Page 135

Let us try to picturise people in a few interesting professions (based on common perception there can be exceptions).

Exercise [Pages 138 - 140]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th English Class Answers Guide Chapter 4 The Midnight VisitorExercise [Pages 138 - 140]

Answer in a sentence or two the following questions.

Exercise | Q 1. a) | Page 138

Mention two features of Ausable that were uncharacteristic of a detective.

Exercise | Q 1. b) | Page 138

What was Ausable waiting for?

Exercise | Q 1. c) | Page 138

Who was the Midnight Visitor? What was the purpose of his visit?

Exercise | Q 1. d) | Page 138

How had Max actually entered the room?

Exercise | Q 1. e) | Page 138

Did Max’s presence alarm Ausable?

Exercise | Q 1. f) | Page 138

How did Ausable describe the balcony and the manner in which one could get into his room, through it?

Exercise | Q 1. g) | Page 138

Where did Max try to hide himself?

Exercise | Q 1. h) | Page 138

Who was Henry? Why had he visited Ausable’s room?

Exercise | Q 1. i) | Page 138

What happened to Max finally?

Answer the following questions in about three to four sentences each.

Exercise | Q 2. a. | Page 138

Who was Fowler? Why did he meet Ausable?

Exercise | Q 2. b. | Page 138

Why was Fowler initially disillusioned with Ausable?

Exercise | Q 2. c. | Page 138

Fowler was thrilled when he entered Ausable’s room. Why?

Exercise | Q 2. d. | Page 138

How, according to Ausable, had Max entered the room?

Exercise | Q 2. e. | Page 138

How did the three men react to the knocking at the door?

Exercise | Q 2. f. | Page 138

Was Ausable really waiting for the police? Give reasons.

Answer in a paragraph in about 150 words the following questions.

Exercise | Q 3. a. | Page 138

How did Ausable outwit Max?

Exercise | Q 3. b. | Page 138

Describe the significance of the balcony.

Exercise | Q 3. c. | Page 138

Ausable planned to get rid of Max the very moment he noticed him. Explain with supporting evidence from the story

Exercise | Q 3. d. | Page 138

Sketch the character of Ausable.

Exercise | Q 3. e. | Page 138

Do you think physical appearance matters most for a secret agent? Answer giving reasons in the context of the story ‘The Midnight Visitor.

Exercise | Q 3. f. | Page 138

The unexpected presence of a criminal wielding a gun triggers different reactions in the two men who entered the room. In this light, discuss the appropriacy of the title.

Exercise | Q 4. | Page 138

Look at the following expressions used in the story. Match them with their meanings.

let down to complain or scold
chuckled to himself try one’s luck/take a risk
take cheer become enraged
raise the devil disappointed
black with anger laughed softly to himself
take chances to be encouraged
Exercise | Q 5. | Page 139

Based on your understanding of the story, complete the Graphic Organiser (GO) suitably.

Exercise | Q 6. | Page 140

Given below are pictures of fictitious detective characters in English & Tamil short stories. Match them with the authors who created them.

Chapter 4: The Midnight Visitor

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