Paragraph Writing (ISS (Statistical Services) English): Questions 8 - 14 of 23

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Question number: 8

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Write a paragraph in about 200 words on any one of the following phrases/expressions: (10 Mark)

When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

Explanation

  • This proverb was famous not only in the olden days but is also widely used today. This proverb tells us that when one happens to go to Rome, one has to make himself fit in every aspect of his behavior, costume, food habits and leaving out those habits of his own while indulging with the people of Rome. It is polite and also advantageous to abide b

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Question number: 9

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Write a paragraph in about 200 words on any one of the following phrases/expressions: (10 Mark)

‎Two wrongs don’t make a right.

Explanation

Two wrongs don’t make a right emphasizes that it is not acceptable to do something bad to someone just because they did something bad to you at the first place. The fact that someone has done something unjust or dishonest is no justification for acting in a similar way. Sometimes, when you have been wronged, you want to wrong that person back to

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Question number: 10

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Write a paragraph in about 200 words on any one of the following phrases/expressions: (10 Mark)

Fortune favours the bold.

Explanation

  • It is always said that some people are very fortunate, lucky or blessed. They always get whatever they want. This is not always true. Nobody gets anything just like that. There would be a lot of effort that would have been gone towards achieving a goal. A person only gets what he wants if he is bold enough to take steps that are risky and uncerta

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Question number: 11

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Write a paragraph in about 200 words on any one of the following expressions/statements: (10 Mark)

Actions speak louder than words.

Explanation

  • What you do is more significant than what you say. People have the habit of making castles in the air by boasting about things that they have achieved and things that they will achieve without actually doing so. There is no requirement to talk about great thing that one is going to do. If it is good enough it would automatically be known to all b

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Question number: 12

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Write a paragraph in about 200 words on any one of the following expressions/statements: (10 Mark)

Those who live in glasshouses shouldn’t throw stones.

Explanation

This proverb reminds us that we should not hurt other people by action or by words because we ourselves can get hurt easily by others actions. If we throw stones at other people it will hurt them. Here throwing stone symbolizes hurting other people through words and action. Glass is very fragile and can be easily broken. If a stone is thrown at t

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Question number: 13

» Paragraph Writing

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Describe in Detail

Write a paragraph in about 200 words on any one of the following expressions/statements: (10 Mark)

Two wrongs don’t make a right.

Explanation

Two wrongs don’t make a right emphasizes that it is not acceptable to do something bad to someone just because they did something bad to you at the first place. The fact that someone has done something unjust or dishonest is no justification for acting in a similar way. Sometimes, when you have been wronged, you want to wrong that person back to

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Question number: 14

» Paragraph Writing

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Describe in Detail

Write a paragraph in about 200 words on any one of the following expressions/statements: (10 Mark)

No man is an island.

Explanation

It has always said that no man can live in isolation. We need to interact with people to grow and develop. No one is self-sufficient. Human beings necessarily depend on one another. The best way to prepare for life is to work with others and be cooperative. Working with other can be a pleasant experience. It brings out the best in you as well as

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