Pokhara University || Fall,2014 || English || BBA/BBA-BI/BCIS/BHCM/BBA-TT  

Pokhara University || Fall,2014 || English || BBA/BBA-BI/BCIS/BHCM

This is the question set along with answers of English – Fall, 2014, for the first semester which was taken by Pokhara University.

POKHARA UNIVERSITY – English, Fall 2014                                       

Level: Bachelor                                               Semester: Fall                          Year:2014

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

Course: English, Fall 2014                                                                                        Pass Marks: 45

Time: 3 hrs

Section “A”

Attempt all the questions.

  1. ‘Marriage is a Private Affair’ revolves around the conflict between Nnaemeka and his father:
  2. Describe this conflict.
  3. Explain the reasons for this conflict.
  4. Is this conflict ever resolved?
  5. Relate a similar conflict from your own life with a friend, child or parent. Model your account after that of Achebe’s.


Apply the four levels of interacting with text to ‘if not higher’ by I.L. Peretz

  1. Do you advocate for a team playing or centralizing governance in workplaces? Which approach is beneficial in terms of the prevailing corporate culture in Nepal? Adequately support your claim.


You have been assigned to conduct a feasibility study for recommending an ideal site for a newly proposed branch of a commercial bank. Make a list of criteria you would advise and explain why each criterion is important in your views.


  1. Answer any four of the following.
  2. Summarize the story ‘The Library Card’ by Richard Wright in a paragraph.
  3. Compare any two competing products/ services and establish which one is worth buying in terms of certain features.
  4. What new technology have you been using in your private or professional life? How does it help in increasing your efficiency?
  5. What are the advantages of using audiovisual media like televisions in teaching-learning activities?
  6. Why the Yanomamo males are called the most savage among the existing human race?
  7. Give an account of the company where you work and its products or services.
  8. Give brief and pertinent answers to any five of the following:
  9. How does the speaker become nostalgic in the poem ‘Piano’?
  10. Write a conversation between A and B for the given situation:

A can’t operate an office gadget, therefore shares the problem with B.

B offers help instructing how to use the gadget.

  1. Think of the job you would like to do in the future. Mention some skills, qualifications, and qualities for such a job.
  2. Talk about your schedule for this week.
  3. What is the main idea of the story ‘A Fight between a Lion and a Crocodile’?
  4. ‘A parrot called a bird, a twice-born child.’ Explain.


  1. Complete this email using the past simple form of the verbs in brackets.

Hi Timo,

I’m back from the trip. It was great. We _____ (fly) with United Airlines in Business Class. Julio ____ (meet) us at the airport when we arrived. We ____ (spend) two weeks visiting customers which were very interesting. Then we ___ (have) a short holiday and ____ (do) some sightseeing. We _____ (not see), Heike, unfortunately. We ____ (leave) before she ____ (come) back from her holiday. Anyway, can you tell me what happened at the company in the last three weeks?



  1. Rewrite the sentences correcting the mistakes.
  2. Easy Jet is often cheaper than British Airways.
  3. Vodafone offers a good service that my phone provider.
  4. Our office is in a more expensive location like our competitor’s.
  5. Spanish is easier to learn than Japanese.


  1. Complete the following information card with needed information:
  2. I’m from ___________
  3. I’m ______________
  4. I’m a/an ___________
  5. My company is ______

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