The Awakening Age: Class 12 English: Exam-Oriented Short and Important Questions
a.Who are the people who travel the Meridian line?
Answer: African inhabitants are the people who travel the Meridian line.
b. What does the poet mean by ‘ a new world’?
Answer: A new world means the place where peace and prosperity begin.
c. How are people connected to each other?
Answer: People are connected to each other by a rope of hope.
d. What can we gain after our perceptions are changed?
Answer: We get truth and clarity after our perceptions are changed.
e. How are we benefitted by new people?
Answer: New people bring work, wisdom and creativity.
Short Question Answer:
A) What does the poet mean by ‘the awakening age’?
Answer: By “Awakening Age”, what the poet means is the time when the people of Africa perceive, perceive, or become conscious of their state and the beginning of a new world. This age is an age of enlightenment. In this age, people find peace, prosperity and harmony among humanity. This era emerges shortly after the civil war in Nigeria.
b) Why, in your view, have these people ‘lived with poverty’s rage’?
answer: In my view, these people have “lived with the wrath of poverty” as they engaged in a constant and bloody civil war during their three crucial years. Millions of people, especially children, died of hunger during this period. They were concerned with fighting for various internal issues related to religion, culture, political ideology, ethnicity, etc., and ignored the suffering of ordinary Nigerians.
c) Why does the poet appeal for solidarity among the people?
answer: The poet seeks solidarity between people. Because he wants to see all the miserable Nigerians reach new heights of prosperity in a new world, a world of hope, prosperity, unity, truth, wisdom, and creativity. believes that it can lead people to perfection and prosperity.
d. Does the poet present migration in a positive light? Why? Why not?
answer: Yes, the poet sheds a positive light on migration. Because he gave that emigration a very positive hope and hope. This is not the physical movement of people, but the movement of states from one level to another through arousal. The poet wishes them all united, prosperous, sincere, wise and creative in the new world of the Age of Awakening, away from the notion of misery.
e. Nepal is also known for its economic as well as educational migrants. Have you noticed any change in the perceptions and behaviours of these migrants when they return home from abroad?
answer: Yes, various changes can be seen in the attitudes and behaviour of immigrants who have returned from overseas. They bring joy and wealth. They feel very lucky to be in their homeland. You have a good financial situation, skill and knowledge. They want to live standard life in Nepal. They want to maintain high social status. They buy expensive gadgets and goods.