Day #096

A Very Special Train Journey: Part #2 /2

Day #096 KOMBO@
WAVAAQ +AAAP

Watch the second part of the video about a very special train Journey

Check Your Understanding
Check Your Vocabulary
Practise anticipating responses

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Activity1@WAVAAQ aka
Watch A Vid And Answer Questions

Listen to each question. You have a couple of seconds to think of and anticipate the response. Exact word for word response is not necessary. 

Activity2@AAAP aka
Automatic Answer Anticipation Practice

Listen to each question. You have a couple of seconds to think of and anticipate the response. Exact word for word response is not necessary. 

Transcript of Qs and As

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When was the Vice Regal Lodge built? It was built in 1888,  

What percentage of the world’s population did the British Raj control? It controlled 20 percent of the human race.

How many men were employed to move the Viceroy’s kitchen utensils? About 500.

 

What did the social scene of Shimla society revolve around? It centered around the Mall.

How did he describe the atmosphere of Shimla?He described it as idyllic.

What kind of reputation did Shimla acquire?The town gained a rather racy reputation.

 

When was Rudyard Kipling born? He was born in 1865.

Kipling is described as having had three three occupations. What were they? Writer and poet and journalist.

In one of his poems, who does one middle-aged lady attract? She draws all the young men.

 

What kind of life did the British enjoy during the Raj? They lived an idyllic life.

Who was British India not designed for? It was not designed for Indians.

What accompanied freedom during the partition of India? It was accompanied by appalling levels of violence.