This is the question set along with answers of English – Fall, 2015, for the first semester which was taken by Pokhara University.
POKHARA UNIVERSITY – English, Fall 2015
Level: Bachelor Semester: Fall Year:2015
Programme: BBA/BBA-BI/BCIS/BHCM/BBA-TT Full Marks: 100
Course: English, Fall 2015 Pass Marks: 45
Time: 3 hrs
Attempt all the questions.
1. Answer these questions.
a. Apply the four levels of interacting with a text to the story “Marriage is Private Affair”.
Try to predict your parent’s response if one day you announced your plan to marry with someone from a different caste, tribe or nationality.
b. Explain the role of Team spirit in the workplace. Should managers make important decisions on their own, or should they discuss issues with their team beforehand? Give reasons for your answer.
Imagine that you work in a leading supermarket as the sales executive manager. What strategic plans would you recommend to your company so that it can improve its competitiveness and increase its market share in the supermarket business?
2. Answer any five questions.
a. What job do you want to do after finishing studies at your college? Which company do you want to apply to? Why? What challenges and opportunities do you expect in your job?
b. Explain how new technology has affected your life. Give examples of both positive and negative effects.
c. Interpret the poem “The illiterate”.
d. “Technology can help the human’s life better”. How can you prove that statement?
e. Present three arguments for and three against the use of television.
f. Why did the Cabuliwallah develop a friendship with Mini?
3. Very short questions answer questions:
a. Explain the process to make a call from your mobile phone.
b. Your CEO wants to move your offices to a city 500 km away. What suggestion would you give him?
c. A fight between a Lion and Crocodile is a story of struggle, how?
d. Who was Socrates?
e. What is air travel?
f. What is the author’s main argument in “Curbing the One-Eyed Monster”?
4. Choose the correct answer from the words in italics:
a. I’d like an aisle/a window seat, please. I want to see the mountains on this flight.
b. Are you taking any bags/hand luggage with you onto the plane?
c. Excuse me, where is passport control/check-in? I need to get my boarding card.
d. I’m sorry but your fights canceled/boarding because of bad weather.
5. Complete these sentences with the correct words given in the parentheses.
a. At the …….., the schedule is about a week late. (date/moment/deadline)
b. The ……… of this to have it in the shops by December. (plan/schedule/aim)
c. What’s the …….. for this report? Next Friday at the latest? (time/week/deadline)
d. I’d like to study ……… (on internet/online/by internet)
6. Correct the mistakes.
a. The airlines are going to cancel its flight.
b. Do they have confirmed the hotel booking?
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