Hornbill We are Not Afraid to Die - Practice Papers

 CBSE Class 11 English Core

Section D
Practice Paper

We Are Not Afraid To Die…If we can All be Together
By Gordon Cook and Alan East

Questions for Practice

Long Questions:

  1. What picture does the lesson draw on lives at sea?
  2. What are the different technical aspects of a boat that the lesson highlights?
  3. What do you feel are the attitudes that help the passengers of the boat steer them to safety?

Short Questions:

  1. Do the children represent typical children or they are more than them?
  2. Why was it felt that the Mayday calls would go unanswered?
  3. What were the specialties of the Wavewalker?
  4. What drove the parents of the children undertake such a voyage full of dangers?
  5. Why was the ugly island, Ile Amsterdam, the most beautiful island for the passengers of Wavewalker?