NCERT Solutions for Class 12 English Flamingo Chapter 9

Keeping Quiet Class 12

Chapter 9 Keeping Quiet Exercise Answers & Summary

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Before you read : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 95

Q1 :  

What does the title of the poem suggests to you? What do you think the poem is about?


Answer :

The title of the poem suggests the importance of silence.

The poem is about the importance of self-examination and introspection. It is also an appeal for universal harmony.

(A model answer has been provided for students' reference. It is strongly recommended that students themselves prepare the answer based on their own experience.)

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Think it out : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 96

Q1 :  

What will counting up to twelve and keeping still help us achieve?


Answer :

According to the poet, taking a break from our monotonous routine by 'counting up to twelve' and 'keeping still' will help us understand ourselves and those around us better. The quietness will aid our understanding of the significance of peace and tranquility in this age of futile activities. Thus, they will help us in introspection and self-analysis.

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Q2 :  

Do you think the poet advocates total inactivity and death?


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What is the 'sadness' that the poet refers to in the poem?


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What symbol from Nature does the poet invoke to say that there can be life under apparent stillness?


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Try this out : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 97

Q1 :  

Choose a quiet corner and keep still physically and mentally for about five minutes. Do you feel any change in your state of mind?


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