In the poem 'Rice', Chemmanam Chacko pictures how rubber trees have taken the place of paddy. How is this change reflected in the attitude of the farmer in the poem?

Score: 2
March 2020

What changes does the narrator in the poem 'Rice' notice in his native village on his return?
(Hints: Changes in place - attitude . . .)

Score: 4
March 2020

Elaborate the idea in the lines given below:
This is better money-what good times!
The government gives rice to those who don’t have paddy fields.
Score: 4
March 2018


The literary club of your school has decided to visit the poet- satirist Chemmanam Chacko and interview him. What would you ask him? Frame 6 relevant questions for the interview.
Score: 6
March 2018

According to the father in the poem ‘Rice’, ‘only fools turn to rice-farming for gain’. However, the poet comes home eager to eat a full meal of athikkira rice. Compare the attitude of the poet and his father, in a short paragraph.

Score: 4
March 2021