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Q.3. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow. Use your own language. (20)

Human beings are afraid of death just as children feel afraid of darkness. The fear of darkness of kids increased by the stories of the heard ghosts and thieves. In the same way, the fear of human being is increased by the stories which they heard about the agony of dying man. If a human being regards death as a kind of punishment for his sins he has committed and if he looks upon death as a means of making an entry into another world, he is certainly taking a religious and sacred view of death. But if a human being looks upon death as a law of nature and then feels afraid of it, his attitude is of cowardice. However, even in religious meditations about death there is sometimes a mixture of folly and superstition. Monks have written books in which they have described the painful experiences which they underwent by inflicting physical tortures upon themselves as a form of self purification. Thus, one may think that the pains of death must be indescribably agonizing. Such books and such thoughts increase a man's fear of death.

Seneca, the Roman Philosopher is of the view that the circumstances and ceremonies of death frighten people more than death itself would do. A dyeing man is heard uttering groans; his body is seen undergoing convulsions; his face appears to be absolutely bloodless and pale; at his death his friends begin to weep and his relations put on mourning clothes; various rituals are performed. All such facts make death appear more horrible than it would be otherwise.



What is the difference between human beings' fear of death and children's fear of darkness?


What is a religious and sacred view of death?

What are the painful experiences described by the Monks in their books?

What are the views of Seneca about death?

What are the facts that make death appear more horrible than it would be otherwise?


Ans 1.Human fear is actualized from death`s scenes and children perceive it by listening horrific scenes.


Ans 2.Writer describes religious and sacred view of death , when men consider death punishment of his sins. He thinks death is not the end of life rather entry into another world.

Ans3.According to writer, it seems funny and ridiculous when Monks inflict physical pain in order to get salvation .So self –infliction increases man `s fear and lead them towards cowardice.


Ans 4.Sceneca is Roman philosopher, who describes painful experiences of death .Man face turns pale ,body undergoes convulsions and mournful groans make the death more tragic and terrible. Friends and relatives are weeping around the dead body.

Ans 4.people have over-emphasized death scenes. Monks description about death and self infliction and ceremonies tragic- description are the facts which make the death more horrible then it is.




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Ans.1 Human are sensitive to death for loosing luxuries of life while the very child's fear is just at immature stag of life due to fear by dark instances occupied him.

Ans.2 The very religious opinion about death is just transforming into an other world which may be blissful or full of torture and agony.

Ans.3 The very attitude for death as presented by the Monk is very satirical and humorous. They consider it as a physical torture which enhance the fear of man about death.

Ans .4 Roman philosopher Sceneca depicts an horrible picture of death in which a man's face turns pale ,body undergoes convulsions and mournful groans make the death more tragic and jeopard. His loving ones also mourning around the dead body.

Ans.5 The very presentation of death by literal works of Monks , by death ceremonies, mourning of peoples , very attributes of dead body are the very instances which create more horrible and frightening effect of Death than it is.
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Ans.1 Human are sensitive to death for loosing luxuries of life while the very child's fear is just at immature stag of life due to fear by dark instances occupied him.

Ans.2 The very religious opinion about death is just transforming into an other world which may be blissful or full of torture and agony.

Ans.3 The very attitude for death as presented by the Monk is very satirical and humorous. They consider it as a physical torture which enhance the fear of man about death.

Ans .4 Roman philosopher Sceneca depicts an horrible picture of death in which a man's face turns pale ,body undergoes convulsions and mournful groans make the death more tragic and jeopard. His loving ones also mourning around the dead body.

Ans.5 The very presentation of death by literal works of Monks , by death ceremonies, mourning of peoples , very attributes of dead body are the very instances which create more horrible and frightening effect of Death than it is.
Avoid repetition in English paper especially .It will give impression that candidate has no extra vocabulary .Plus it leads to boredom as well.

You have used in first answer your own perception .Try to fabricate writer `s idea in comprehension .

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1.Because knowledge is acquired or personal gain of information and Understanding is the perception of this acquisition.According to writer ,When we get knowledge when it is realized by our emotions then it become an understanding.

2.According to writer ,understanding can not passed because it is a personal/subjective phenomenon.And understanding is an abstraction wheres as knowledge implies concepts and symbols during its acquisition.

3.Yes ,it is possible .when understanding is expressed in terms of symbols.

4. Understanding is feelings ,emotions of people which are experienced only .whereas understanding /or feelings and personal actualization of symbols is knowledge of understanding.

5.I endorse writer`s point of view .Because knowledge is acquired and understanding is the outcome of personal feelings and experiences.
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And still it moves. the words of Galileo, murmured when the tortures of the Inquisition had driven him to recant the Truth he knew, apply in a new way to our world today. sometimes, in the knowledge of all that has been discovered, all that has been done to make life on the planet happier and more worthy, we may be tempted to settle down to enjoy our heritage. that would, indeed, be the betrayal of our trust.

These men and women of the past have given everything---comfort, time, treasure, peace of mind and body, life itself---that we might live as we do. the challenege to each one of us is to carry on their work for the sake of future generations.


The adventurous human mind must not falter. still must we question the old truths and work for the new ones. still must we risk scorn, cynicism, neglect, loneliness, poverty, persecution, if need be. we must shut our ears to easy voice which tells us that human nature will never alter as an exucse for doing nothing to make life more worthy.

Thus will the course of the history of mankind go onward, and the world we know move into a new splendour for those who are yet to be.

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1) What made Galileo recant the Truth he knew?
2) What is the heritage being alluded to in the first paragraph?
3)what does the 'betrayal of our trust' imply
4) Why do we need to question the old truths and work for the new ones?
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Comprehension of passage about human fear of death


Q.1) What is the difference between human beings' fear of death and children's fear of darkness?

Ans. Children's fear just based on what they hear while human distress enhance and ascertain due to practical feeling which they perceive through spectacle of dead person


Q.2) What is a religious and sacred view of death?

Ans. If human being conceive death as a reward of their evil deeds and a way to enter into another world it ascertain a religious and sacred concept of death to them.


Q.3) What are the painful experiences described by the Monks in their books?

Ans. Monks share their experience in which they bear immense pain and torture, they impose it voluntarily upon themselves to attain
purity of soul. Their affliction enhances human fear of death.

Q.4) What are the views of Seneca about death?

Ans. Seneca a notable Roman philosopher observe, death itself is not a terrific spectacle. However, prevailing practices around the death body like mourning of his kinsman and physical epithet of dead body presents a horrific picture of death.

Q.5) What are the facts that make death appear more horrible than it would be otherwise?

Ans. Tale related to agony of dying man, painful imaginary experience of death by Monks, mourning of kinsmen and changed physical body
condition of dead person are the facts which portray death more horrible then it would be in reality.
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ans1:knowledge is different from understanding because knowledge is acquired when we add the new experiences in the system of old experiences and understanding is independent from old experiences.
ans2: understanding cannot be passed on because it is abstract and it is the new immediate experience
ans3:yes,the knowledge of understanding is possible and it may be passed on by speech,writing or symbols.
ans 4:according to author knowledge of understanding is acquired while understanding is the emotions of the person.
ans 5:i agree with the author,because understanding is not acquired as these are the emotions of a person while knowledge is acquired because it is in the form of concepts
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Comprehension of 2011 passage : KNOWLEDGE


Ans.1 Understanding means getting information about something by exploring new horizon. While Knowledge rely on old concept, experience, facts and figure to know about any thing, that is why Knowledge is different from Understanding.

2. Understanding is achieved through on the spot experience, feeling and practical observation. Every person attain it differently based over his unique personality therefore, it can not be passed on.

3. Yes Knowledge of understanding is possible and it can be passed on through verbal and non verbal means viz speech, writing and through gesture and symbols.

4. Understanding is person's own experience and his observation by heart in the form of raw material. While knowledge of understanding is the expression of that experience. Therefore, both are not the same thing as in the case of different prescription by doctor for pencitin and penicillin.

5. Author is right in his different stance towards knowledge and understanding. Every body has knowledge that parent loves their children too much. However, child get real understanding of this knowledge when he himself become father or mother.
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