NCERT Solutions for class 12 English Core Flamingo Indigo

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NCERT Class 12 English Core Chapter wise Solutions

Flamingo – Prose

  • 1: The Last Lesson (Alphonse Daudet)
  • 2: Lost Spring (Anees Jung)
  • 3: Deep Water (William Douglas)
  • 4: The Rattrap (Selma Lagerlof)
  • 5: Indigo (Louis Fischer)
  • 6: Going Places (A. R. Barton)

Flamingo – Poetry

  • 1: My Mother at Sixty – Six (Kamala Das)
  • 2: An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum (Stephen Spender)
  • 3: Keeping Quiet (Pablo Neruda)
  • 4: A Thing of Beauty (John Keats)
  • 5: Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers (Adrienne Rich)

Vistas – Supplementary Reader

  • 1: The Third Level (Jack Finney)
  • 2. The Tiger King (Kalki)
  • 3. Journey to the end of the Earth (Tishani Doshi)
  • 4. The Enemy Pearl (S. Buck)
  • 5. Should Wizard hit Mommy (John Updike)
  • 6. On the face of It (Susan Hill)
  • 7. Evans Tries an O-level (Colin Dexter)

NCERT Solutions class 12 English Core Flamingo Indigo

1. Notice these expressions in the text. Infer their meanings from the context.
Urge the departure:
Conflict of duties:
Harbor a man like me:
Seek a prop:

Think As you Read

1. Strike out what is not true in the following.
a. Rajkumar Shukla was
(i) a sharecropper.
(ii) a politician.
(iii) a delegate.
(iv) a landlord.

b. Rajkumar Shukla was
(i) poor.
(ii) physically strong.
(iii) illiterate.


2. Why is Rajkumar Shukla described as being ‘resolute’?

3. Why do you think the servants thought Gandhi to be another peasant?

1. List the places that Gandhi visited between his first meeting with Shukla and his arrival at Champaran.

2. What did the peasants pay the British landlords as rent? What did the British now want instead and why? What would be the impact of synthetic indigo on the prices of natural indigo?

1. The events in this part of the text illustrate Gandhi’s method of working. Can you identify some instances of this method and link them to his ideas of satyagraha and non-violence?

1. Why did Gandhi agree to a settlement of 25 per cent refund to the farmers?

2. How did the episode change the plight of the peasants?

Understanding the Text

1. Why do you think Gandhi considered the Champaran episode to be a turning-point in his life?

2. How was Gandhi able to influence lawyers? Give instances.

3. What was the attitude of the average Indian in smaller localities towards advocates of ‘home rule’?

4. How do we know that ordinary people too contributed to the freedom movement?

Talking about the Text

Discuss the following.
1. “Freedom from fear is more important than legal justice for the poor.”

2. The qualities of a good leader.

Thinking about Language

1. Notice the sentences in the text which are in ‘direct speech’.
Why does the author use quotations in his narration?

2. Notice the use or non-use of the comma in the following sentences.
When I first visited Gandhi in 1942 at his ashram in Sevagram, he told me what happened in Champaran.

He had not proceeded far when the police superintendent’s messenger overtook him.
When the court reconvened, the judge said he would not deliver the judgment for several days.

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