NIOS Free Solved Assignments Subject name: ENGLISH(202)TMA2019-2020

Q.1.Answer any one of the following question in about 40 to 60 words.
(a)Why did the monkey throw the squirrel away? How did this prove a blessing for the squirrel?
Ans.The squirrel didn’t give up. Squirrel was trying to help lord Rama, when squirrel came in way of monkey. The monkey was angry and one of them picked up the squirrel and threw her away.
The squirrel fell into the hands of lord Rama. Lord Rama gently rub his fingers over the squirrel’s back and put him down. The three white stripes that we see on the back of squirrel are believed to be the marks of Lord Ram’s finger on back of squirrel.

Q.2.Answer any one of the following questions in about 40-60 words.
(b)Traditionally in India the Neem has been used widely as a medicine for many centuries.It can fight inflammation, hypertension and ulcers. It can combat diabetics and malaria, Rashes and wound disappear in no time. You name it and Neem Louses it. It is a panacea for many aliments.
1)         Recount some of the disease which can be cured with the help of Neem.
2)         Find the words in the passage which means the same as, ‘remedy for all ill or difficulties.
Ans. (b)
1)         Some of the disease which can be cured with the help of Neem are :-
a)         Heart Disease Arthritis.
b)         Pain Relief and Fever Reduction (Reduce).
c)          Controlling insects.
d)         Controlling bad Bacteria.
e)         Heart Disease Problems.
f)          Rheumatism.
g)         Vitiligo.
h)         Viral Diseases.

2)         It is a “Panacea” for many aliments.

Q.3.Answer any one of the following questions in about 100 to 150 words.
(a)Comment on the role of the grandmother in trying to make the family atmosphere warm and comfortable.
Ans.(a) Role of grandmother or any elderly person in a family is that of going them together, holding them together likes glue. Grandmother teaches the children to respect parents and how it is important for children to do what parents ask them to do. This approach helps to remove issue of understanding and make a family atmosphere more friendly. Similarly it is tried that the parents are counseled by the grandmother so that they understand the view of their children as well, when indulged in an argument. The feeling of an older presence helping to coordinate among parents, children, grandchildren help to make family atmosphere friendly and people approachable in contrast.

Q.4.Answer any one of the following question in about 100 to 150 words.
(b) Write about the three visions Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam had for India.
Ans. (b) Dr. Kalam has three visions for our India. He believed the realization of these visions was crucial key to India’s growth and development. The first vision was Freedom. He believes that India got its first vision of this in 1857, when we started the war of independence. It is this freedom that we must protect and nurture and build on. If we are not free, no one will respect us.
His Second vision for India’s Development for fifty years we have been a developing nation. It is time we see ourselves as a development nation. We are among top five nations of the world in term of GDP. He has a third vision. India must stand up to the world. Because he believes that, unless India stands up to the world, no one will respect us. Only strength respects strengthen. We must be strong not only as a military power but also as an economic power. Both must go hand-in-hand.

Q.5.Answer any one of the following question in about 100 to 150 words.
(b) What kind of relationship did Kezia have with her father? Did the father and daughter come up to each other’s expectation? Illustrate your answers.
Ans.(b)Relationship between Kezia and her father was not nice. They were not comfortable or free with each other. Kezia was always scared of him because used to beat her with scale when she did wrong, or they didn’t talk too much. So their relation was not good with each other. Kezia changes her opinion about her father towards the end of the story. In the beginning of the story, Kezia thinks of her father as a cruel mom who is always trying to avoid her. She is scared of him and wonders why God created fathers. One day Kezia’s mother is hospitalized and she is left alone at home with her father. She has a nightmare, following which her father takes her to his bed. He is very kind and caring towards her and asks her to rub her feet against legs to warm them. This incident changes Kezia’s attitude towards her father as she realizes that he worked very hard and so, did not have time to play with her.

Q.6.Prepare any one project out of the following.
(b)Modern towns are getting overcrowded because of urbanization we find that the village people are migrating to towns in big numbers for various reasons.
Take up a project to find out the reason of this urbanization.
Visit at least 5 households of people who have migrated from your locality.
Ø  Find out the reason for migration.
Ø  What difference it has made in their live.
Ø  Whether they find city like better.
Ø  What is it that they miss in cities?
Ø  What greater facilities they find in cities that were not available in villager.
Ø  Whether this created imbalance in the rural and urban population.
Based on your findings write a report. Also suggest what steps should be taken by the Govt. to stop migration.
Ans. (b)
Ans. 1
Ans. 2
Ans. 3
Ans. 4
Ans. 5
Household 1

Household 2

Household 3

Household 4

Household 5
For better life.

Good living standard


Loss of a person

Hospitals with good facilities.
For Employment opportunities

Better Employment.


Natural Environment.

More earning opportunities in cities.
For better education



Healthy life.

Quality of Education.  
Due to natural Disaster.

Lower risk from natural hazards.


Big family and help each other.

Basic knowledge and life skill.

Economy’s growth.


Fresh Air, water etc.

New Technology.

Migration is a way to more from one place to another in order to live and work. Movement of people from their home to another city, state or country for a job, shelter or some other reasons in called migration. Migration from rural areas to urban areas has increased in past few years in India.
Cause of Migration (Reasons)
Now a days, many people decide to migrate to have a better life. Employment opportunities are the most common reason due to which people migrate.
Impacts of Migration
Migration is becoming a very important subject for the life of cities. Many opportunities and attraction of big cities pull large numbers of people to big cities.
Positive Impact
Ø  Migration helps in improving the quality of life of people.
Ø  Children get better opportunities for higher education.
Ø  The population density is reduced and the birth rate decreases.
Negative Impact
Ø  Having large population puts too much pressure on natural resources, amenities and services.
Ø  Poverty makes them unable to live a normal and healthy life.
Ø  Children growing up in poverty have no access to proper nutrition, education or health.
Steps should be taken by the Govt. to stop Migration.
1)         The Govt. should design each village with a Banking facilities.
2)         Electric supply is the premier one.
3)         There should be a cemented or concrete road channels.
4)         New College/School should be there.
5)         Medical facility must be provide.

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