Pokhara University || Fall 2018 || English || BBA/BBA-BI/BCIS/BHCM/BBA-TT

English fall 2018

This is the question set along with answers of English fall 2018, for the first semester which was taken by Pokhara University.

POKHARA UNIVERSITY – English, fall 2018

Level: Bachelor                                           Semester: fall                                Year:2018

Programme: BBA/BBA-BI/BCIS/BHCM/BBA-TT                                         Full Marks: 100

Course: English, Fall 2017                                                                                     Pass Marks: 45

Time: 3 hrs

Section “A”

Attempt all the questions.

  1. Answer the following questions. (Any TWO)

a) Apply four levels of interacting with the text to Tagore’s “Cabuliwallah” or Paudyal’s “The Parrot in the cage”.


Compare and contrast ancient tales Yudhisthira’s Wisdom and Kings David’s crime. Explain specific moral, spiritual and ethical aspects of human life both these ancient tales emphasize.

b) Discuss the role of technology in business with appropriate examples.


Think of a new product/ new technology that can make your lives better or a new use for a product. What is it? How does it work?

2. Answer the following questions (Any Five)

a) Out of the four texts under section television, which one do like most? Explain why this is more convincing than the others.

b) Explain whether Litvak from the story “If Not Higher” by I.L. Peretz is a critical thinker? Do you think he took his doubts too far?

c) Compare and contrast between two dogs, Shep and Stickeen on the basis of your reading of the stories ” Shep’s Hobby” and “Stickeen”.

d) Describe any particular job you would like to do after you complete your graduate studies? What are some specific qualities, qualifications, work- experience and skills you need to have for that job?

e) Your family plans to open a restaurant. But the location has not been decided. What aspects of a place would you consider while choosing the location for the restaurant?

f) Suppose you work as a manager in a company’s headquarter. Write an email to the newly appointed sales officer describing his/her job and responsibilities at a sales office.

3. Answer any five questions ( Short Answers)

a) Why does the speaker of the open Piano weep at the end?

b) Elaborate on the concept of Bravery based on the story “Brave Little Parrot”?

c) Make a list of items and/or animals to which an illiterate person is compared.

d) “Reading was like a drug, a dope.” Explain with reference to “The Library Card.”

e) What is “male chauvinism”? Clarify with reference to the text you studied.

f) What do you lose and what do you gain by going to university?

4. Ask for help in the following situations.

a) You are not being able to use an office appliance.

b) Somebody is waiting along in the reception.

c) There is nobody to drop you at home.

d) You want to be familiar with the staff team as most of them are strangers to you.

5. Compose meaningful sentences using each of the following key expressions:

a) explain the problem

b) solving the problem

c) promising action

d) responding and thanking

6. Choose the correct word and complete the sentence.

a) When we send a customer his order, we always include a delivery note/business card. 

b) We print a hard copy/ CV of every order we receive.

c) When I meet people in my job, we usually exchange business cards/ order forms.

d) When I take a taxi, I pay, then ask for a letter/receipt for my company.

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