Qn: Prepare a profile of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam based on the given hints.
    Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam
    15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015
    Born in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu
    Scientist and Science Administrator at DRDO and ISRO
    Involved in Indian missile development efforts
    Played important role in Pokhran II nuclear tests
    Elected 11th president of India in 2002
    Inspired millions of youngsters through his speeches
    Collapsed and died while delivering a lecture at IIM Shillong

 Sample Answer:


The Missile Man of India


Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was an Indian space scientist who served as the 11th president of India from 2002 to 2007. He was born on 15 October 1931 and was raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu. After studying physics and aerospace engineering he became a scientist and science administrator, mainly at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). He was closely involved in India's space programme and military missile development efforts. Thus he came to be known as the Missile Man of India. He also played an important role in India's Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998.

Kalam was elected as the 11th president of India in 2002. He was known as the "People's President"who inspired people, especially students through his speeches and writing. He received many awards, including the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour.

While delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong, Kalam collapsed and died from a cardiac arrest on 27 July 2015.  Thousands attended the funeral ceremony held in his hometown of Rameswaram, where he was buried with full state honours. 

 

Qn: The details of Stephan Hawking’s life and achievements are given below. Read carefully and prepare a profile of the great scientist. 
 
Born  : 8th January, 1942  
School Education : St. Alban’s School, Westfordshire  
College Education : Oxford University, Cambridge University.   
Career  : Theoretical Physicist   
Book  : A Brief History of Time  
Awards & Honours     : Presidential Medal of Freedom (2009)     
            : BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award (2015)    
            : Pride of Britain Award 2016 
Died   : March 14, 2018 (aged 76)   


A Supernova of Physics


Stephen Hawking was a Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist and an author of some best selling books on science including the most popular one titled "A Brief History of Time."  He was born on 8 January 1942.   

Hawking attended St Alban's School, Westfordshire and  was an average student there.  Overcoming his crippling disease he continued his studies in Oxford and Cambridge and got a doctoral degree.  From that time he was considered as a genius and 'another Einstein'.  

Stephen Hawking won many awards and honours including Presidential Medal of Freedom 2009,  BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award 2015, and Pride of Britain Award 2016.  He passed away on 14 March 2018 at the age of 76.