3. Comprehension 20 Marks
4. Letters 20 Marks
1- Importance of National Unity
2- Rash Driving / Road Accidents / Traffic Problems
3- Un-hygienic Conditions
4- Load Shedding / Energy Crises
5- Street Crimes / Law & Order Situation
6- Price Hike / Black Marketing
7- Problem of Encroachment
8- Hazards of Smoking / Drug Addiction
9- Problem of Street Beggars
10. Tree Plantation / Green Pakistan
11. Misuse of Mobile Phones/Internet / Cyber Crimes
12. Terrorism / War on Terror
13. Youth & Unemployment
14. Urdu as Official Language
An Anthology of English Prose
Any 2 lessons out of 4 given: 20+20=40 Marks
The Method of Scientific Investigation
by Thomas Henry Huxley
(a) Explain the method of scientific investigation and give some examples.
(b) Discuss the difference between the process of reasoning of
man of science and an ordinary person as brought out by
(c) What does Huxley say about the hypothesis and its verification?
What is the importance of hypothesis?
(d) How is a scientist different from a philosopher?
(e) What is the method of scientific investigation?
(f) Differentiate between induction and deduction?
(g) What is Syllogism?
(h) What is induction?
(i) What is deduction?
Galileo and Scientific Method by Bertrand Russell
(a) What are the stages of scientific method?
(b) What is the use of scientific method?
(c) What happened to scientific method after Renaissance?
(d) Is Galileo father of modern science?
(e) What is the use and purpose of scientific method?
(f) What is Russell's view about scientific method?
(g) What was the contribution of the Arabs for progress of science?
(h) Is Galileo the father of modern science?
(i) What is the contribution of the Greeks to the advancement of
(j) What is the distinguished quality of the Arabs in the field of
(k) What were the differences between Galileo and the Roman
(l) Why did Galileo become unpopular with the people?
The Scientist as an Artist by George Russell Harrison
(a) Is scientist an artist?
(b) What are the similarities between a scientist and a common
(c) What are the differences between a scientist and a common
(d) What is writer's view about science and scientist?
(e) What is the impact of science and art on man?
(f) What is writer's view about science and scientist?
(g) What are the similarities between a scientist and an artist?
(h) How is a scientist an artist?
(i) Describe the difference between technology and science.
(j) In science as in art the old is supplemented by the new rather
than supplanted by it. Explain.
Specialization in Education by Richard Livingstone
(a) What are the disadvantages of specialization which Livingstone
points out in “Specialization in Education”?
(b) What are Livingstone's suggestions with respect to specialization
(c) What are the merits of specialization in education which
Livingstone discusses in “Specialization in Education”?
(d) Why does Livingstone attach so much importance to the
knowledge of good and evil? Discuss the idea in this respect.
(e) What are the advantages of specialization?
(f) What are the disadvantages of specialization?
(g) What is the importance of specialization in education?
(h) What are the safeguards against dangers of specialization?
The Dying Sun by Sir James Jeans
(a) What is the role of gasses in the creation of life?
(b) How did the Earth and other planets come into being?
(c) What are planets?
(d) Compare the size of the Earth and other planets.
(e) How did life begin on the Earth?
What Life Has Taught Me by Bertrand Russell
(a) Why is Russell in favour of Democracy and against Dictatorship?
(b) What are Russell's views about Industry and Commerce?
(c) What is the role of UNO in maintaining peace in the world?
(d) How do you conclude that Russell is a pacifist?
Education and the Training of Character by Richard Livingstone
(a) What according to Sir Richard Livingstone is social or political education? Offer your
(b) What according to Livingstone is spiritual or moral education? Explain and comment
his views in this respect.
(c) What does Livingstone say about the duty of the teacher with regard to moral or spiritual education.
(d) In what ways is a habitual "Vision of Greatness" necessary for the training of character?
(e) What is vocational education?
(f) What is social or political education?
(g) What is spiritual or moral education?
(h) What is the habitual vision of greatness?
(i) What are the functions of education?
(j) What are three kinds of education required and imparted in a society?
(k) What is the important role of spiritual education?
(l) What is the significant role of moral education?
(m) What are the advantages of specialization?
(n) What are the disadvantages of specialization?
(o) What is the importance of knowledge of good and evil?
(p) How can dangers of specialization in education be removed?
Logic-- Love is a Fallacy by Max Shulman
(a) Compare the writer and his friend Petey.
(b) Describe Polly Espy's character.
(c) What was writer's plan after the deal?
(d) What do you conclude from the essay "Logic Love is a Fallacy"?
(e) What is the theme of the story?
(f) How do the two friends differ in their approach to love?
(g) Explain fallacies of 'False Analogy' and 'Poisoning the Well'.
(h) On what grounds did Polly Espy reject the writer?
The Man in Asbestos by Stephen Leacock
(a) Describe the food and clothes of future man.
(b) What will be weather like in the future world?
(c) How did people get education in 'The Man in Asbestos'?
(d) Is the story allegory of future?
The Pedestrian by Ray Bradbury
(a) What are the effects of technological and scientific progress?
(b) What was the purpose of Mead's night walk?
(c) What happened to him at night?
(d) Is the Pedestrian and allegory of future?
(e) What was Mead’s favourite pastime?
(f) How did he address to the houses that were silent?
(g) How did a police car arrest him?
ADS (B.Sc). English Past Paper