HSC ENGLISH MARCH 2016 BOARD QUESTION PAPER PAGE NO. 4




(3) What does the extract predict about the fear of scarcity of food?

Ans. The extract predict about the fear of scarcity of food is, it is baseless as global food production will be sufficient to keep up with population growth. Even then people starve in many countries it is not because food is becoming scarce; it is because those people cannot afford it.


(4) How will population become a gift in the global market scene?

Ans. When there is the growth in population, there will be more efficiency in global market. More and more people work hard to bring economic stability. Thus, the population become a gift in the global market scene.


(5) Rewrite the following sentences in the says instructed:

(i) The earth could withstand upto 2,00,000 times the current population. (Rewrite the sentence using the modal auxillary showing ‘certainty’)

Ans. The earth will withstand upto 2,00,00 times the current population.

(ii) The earth would be too hot to be habitable. (Remove ‘too’ and rewrite the sentences)

Ans. the earth would be so hot that it wouldn’t be habitable.

(iii) These resources are being used. (Rewrite the sentence beginning with, ‘We .......’)

Ans. We are using these resources.


(6) Write the antonyms of:

(i) habitable (ii) stabilize

Ans. (i) inhabitable (ii) destabilize

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