Q. Describe the scene of the moon as seen by Scott from the top hatch of the Lunar Module ? Ans. After the dust had settled, Scott opened the top hatch of the Lunar Module and looked out. The moonscape before his eyes spread in gentle curves and slopes, and looked soft brown. The craters made by meteorites, however, looked ...Read More »
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How does Scott describe his experience of twelve revolutions in the orbit of the moon before the landing on the moon?
Q. How does Scott describe his experience of twelve revolutions in the orbit of the moon before the landing on the moon?(Walking on the Moon by David R. Scott ) Ans. Sitting in their Lunar Module on the surface of the moon, Scott and Irwin wait for the dust to settle. Scott recalls the twelve revolutions in the lunar orbit ...Read More »
Q. How did Ichimaru help the victims of the atomic explosion? Ans. On August 10, 1945, a day after the explosion of the atom bomb, Ichimaru was able to reach the medical school building in the Uurakami area of the city. The school building was completely destroyed. There were some students still alive in the ruins of the building. There ...Read More »
Q. Describe the havoc caused by the atom bomb in Nagasaki by Michaito Ichimaru ? Ans. The 9th of August, 1945 was a beautiful summer day in Nagasaki Ichimaru, a first year medical student, could not go to his college that day. He was sitting in his room in the lodging house. At 11 a.m. he heard a B-29 passing overhead. A ...Read More »
Q. Describe Gloria Emerson’s experience of parachute jumping in Take the Plunge by Gloria Emerson? Ans. Gloria Emerson wanted to do something unusual and brave, but she seemed to have no special talent for anything. She was told that skydiving required no extraordinary skill or endurance. The idea of jumping from a plane and drifting through space caught her imagination. She ...Read More »
Q. Why did Gloria Emerson make the parachute jump in Take the Plunge by Gloria Emerson? Ans. Gloria Emerson was a journalist working in women’s news section. She wanted to do something brave, something exciting instead of writing little silly stories about women’s shoes or skirts. She confesses that she was neither daring nor confident; she had a bad back, ...Read More »
Explain Lawrence’s remarks. “It is strange, the incompatibility of death with life. It is one or the other”.
Q. Explain Lawrence’s remarks. “It is strange, the incompatibility of death with life. It is one or the other”. Ans. In this essay “Whistling of Birds” Lawrence attempts to define life and death as two opposed states, two opposite worlds which never coexist. While there is life, there is no death. It is all life and happiness. When there is ...Read More »
Q. How does Lawrence contrast winter and spring in his essay “Whistling of Birds”? Ans. In his essay “Whistling of Birds”, Lawrence describes the destruction that winter brings to the birds and then the new life that comes with spring. In severe writer when frost covers the ‘earth, birds begin to die. Their torn partly-eaten bloody bodies lay scattered in ...Read More »
Explain Virginia, Woolf’s remark, ‘The earth we stand on is made of color; the color can be blown out; and then we stand on a dead’?
Q. Explain Virginia, Woolf’s remark, ‘The earth we stand on is made of color; the color can be blown out; and then we stand on a dead’?(The Eclipse) Ans. In her essay ‘The Eclipse’ Virginia Woolf describes in a highly dramatic manner a solar eclipse, probably the solar eclipse of June 29, 1927 which was visible in England. Before the ...Read More »
Q. Why were people heading north? Describe their state of mind (The Eclipse). Ans.One June night Euston Railway Station in north western London was crowded with people. They were not ordinary passengers but they had gathered there to board a train heading towards north. They were not going north on a pleasure trip. It was a strange purpose which had ...Read More »