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ENG101 Assignment No 1 Solution & Discussion Due Date: Nov 14, 2016

English Comprehension (Eng101)

 

Assignment 1-Fall 2016

Total Marks: 20

Lecture: 1-7

 

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Reading Comprehension Passage:

A rugged young hunter pauses after a successful deer hunt, as his dogs bark and jump around him excitedly. He stands motionless, his serious gaze turned downward and his bent leg resting on the root of a large, sawed-off tree stump. A deerskin and rifle are slung over his shoulders, and antlers dangle from one hand. His hunting skills are key to his survival because he will sell the skin and antlers. This somber scene is set in the Adirondack Mountains of New York State. The sky is gray and overcast, with just a hint of sun and blue sky shining through the clouds. The distant mountains look cold and dark, and the oranges, yellows, and golds of autumn in the nearby trees and underbrush are fading to wintry browns. The only living creatures in this lonely landscape are the huntsman and his dogs.

Winslow Homer became an artist after working as a magazine illustrator. He was a great admirer of nature and took hunting vacations in the Adirondacks with his brother for forty years. Because he wanted to capture the mood and feeling of being in nature, Homer patiently observed the natural world and recorded it as realistically as possible. When he made this painting, the unspoiled wilderness that he loved was quickly disappearing due to the spread of modern cities, railroads, and factories. In fact, it was painted just one year before the establishment of the Adirondack National Park, which helps protect millions of acres of mountainous land whose natural beauty can still be enjoyed today.

Q1. Read the above text carefully. Recall your knowledge of reading comprehension and

      answer the given questions.

[Marking Scheme: 2+2+2+2+2+3+3+4=20]

 

  1. What is the rugged young hunter doing in the painting?
    1. Preparing to go hunting
    2. Pausing after a successful deer hunt
    3. Feeding his dogs
    4. Teaching his dogs to hunt
  2. The first paragraph describes what is happening in the painting. What does the second paragraph describe?
    1. The person who painted the picture and the time period in which it was painted
    2. The similarities between the scenery in the painting and the scenery of the artist’s hometown
    3. The history of hunting and settlement around the Adirondack mountains
    4.  The family and friends whom the artists used as models for his paintings

 

  1. The author describes the landscapes as lonely. What evidence in the painting supports this description.
    1. The antlers dangling from the young hunter’s head
    2. The dogs barking and jumping around excitedly
    3. The deerskin and rifle slung over the young hunter’s shoulders
    4. The presence of only the huntsman and his dogs in the landscape

 

  1. Based on the text, what might have inspired Winslow Homer to make this painting?
    1. His fascination with moderanization
    2. His growing hatred for loneliness
    3. The money he might receive for selling this type of painting
    4. His love of the Adirondack Mountains’ wilderness and his concern for their loss

 

  1. What is the main idea of this text?6.         Describe the young hunter in Winslow Homer’s painting. (3)
    1. Winslow Homer wanted to capture the mood and feeling of being in nature in his paintings
    2. The unspoiled wilderness that Winslow Homer loved was quickly disappearing due to the spread of modern cities, railroads, and factories.
    3. Winslow Homer made a painting depicting a somber scene set in the Adirondack mountains
    4. Winslow Homer patiently observed the natural world and recorded it as realistically as possible.
  2. 7.         The text says that the painting depicts a “somber” scene. Somber means gloomy or sad. What elements of the painting create the somber feeling? (3)
  3. 8.         Create a word cloud image of the given passage and paste it in your assignment file. How does Word Cloud help to improve your skills of skimming, scanning and making inferences? Share your personal experience regarding Word Cloud. (2+2=4)

Note: You may use the following links to create the Word Cloud image.

https://tagul.com/

http://www.wordle.net/

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Thank You Brother

mujhay lagta hay apka dosra sawal ghalat hay

I think so.. Mery khayal se bhi doosra option ghalat hai in ka

sir can you plz tell me about the pattern of submitting the assignment

Pattern MS WORD main submit kerwani hain.. Only answer likh dein ya question k saath answers likh dein as suitable as u think

Q1. Read the above text carefully. Recall your knowledge of reading comprehension and Answer the given questions.

 

  1. What is the rugged young hunter doing in the painting?
    1. Preparing to go huntin
    2. Pausing after a successful deer hunt
    3. Feeding his dogs
    4. Teaching his dogs to hunt
  2. The first paragraph describes what is happening in the painting. What does the second paragraph describe?
    1. The person who painted the picture and the time period in which it was painted
    2. The similarities between the scenery in the painting and the scenery of the artist’s hometown
    3. < Ans strong>The history of hunting and settlement around the Adirondack mountains
    4. The family and friends whom the artists used as models for his paintings

 

  1. The author describes the landscapes as lonely. What evidence in the painting supports this description?
    1. The antlers dangling from the young hunter’s head
    2. The dogs barking and jumping around excitedly
    3. The deerskin and rifle slung over the young hunter’s shoulders
    4. Ans The presence of only the huntsman and his dogs in the landscape

 

  1. Based on the text, what might have inspired Winslow Homer to make this painting?
    1. His fascination with modernization
    2. His growing hatred for loneliness
    3. The money he might receive for selling this type of painting
    4. Ans His love of the Adirondack Mountains’ wilderness and his concern for their loss

 

  1. What is the main idea of this text?
    1. Winslow Homer wanted to capture the mood and feeling of being in nature in his paintings
    2. The unspoiled wilderness that Winslow Homer loved was quickly disappearing due to the spread of modern cities, railroads, and factories.
    3. Ans Winslow Homer made a painting depicting a somber scene set in the Adirondack mountains
    4. Winslow Homer patiently observed the natural world and recorded it as realistically as possible.
  1. 1.      What is the rugged young hunter doing in the painting?

Ans:       Pausing after a successful deer hunt.

  1. 2.      The first paragraph describes what is happening in the painting. What does the second paragraph describe?

Ans:       The person who painted the picture and the time period in which it painted.

 

  1. 3.      The author describes the landscapes as lonely. What evidence in the painting supports this description?

Ans:       The presence of only the huntsman and his dog in the landscape.

 

  1. 4.      Based on the text, what might have inspired Winslow Homer to make this painting?

Ans:       His love the Adirondack Mountains’ wilderness and his concern for their loss.

 

  1. 5.      What is the main idea of this text?

Ans:       The unspoiled wilderness that Winslow Homer loved was quickly disapearing due to the spread of modern cities, railroads and factories.

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  1. bhai yar in 3 questions k ans bta do pleas
  2. in ka pta naichal rha question likh k sath ans bta den pleas

  3. 1.     
    Describe the young hunter in Winslow Homer’s painting. (3)
  4. 2.      The text says that the painting depicts a “somber” scene. Somber means gloomy or sad. What elements of the painting create the somber feeling? (3)
  5. 3.      Create a word cloud image of the given passage and paste it in your assignment file. How does Word Cloud help to improve your skills of skimming, scanning and making inferences? Share your personal experience regarding Word Cloud. (2+2=4)

Assalam u alaikum 

dosto mjhe smj ni a rahi k image ko kese save karun plz tell me

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