Note: Attempt Five questions in all, selecting three questions from Section A and two questions from Section B. All questions carry equal marks. Over will be ignored altogether
Q.1.(a) Write short answers of the following. Give examples where necessary:
(i) What is the specific Term for the article 'The'? (ii) What is meant by the Mood of a verb? (iii) Define complement. (iv) What is a Reflexive Pronoun? (v) What is the use of Conjunctions?
(b) Do. as directed: (i) I wish I had a bike. (Point out the mood) (ii) Have you done your world (Name the tense). (iii) Jew, Lord (Change the gender) (iv) That is my bag. (Name the underlined pronoun) (v) Deny. Gentle (Write antonyms)
Section-A Q.2) a) Change the voice of the following: (i) She sold him a house. (ii) Let the window be shut: (iii) I will eat my lunch. (iv) She is not playing with me (v) Were you informed by the
(b) Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions: (i) What is wrong ______ you now a days? (ii) She introduced me _____ her parents. (iii) They have gone _____ a picnic. (iv) The pen is to write _______ (v) I am very careful _____my health.
(c) Supply the correct form of verb (i) (Look) before you leap, (ii) She always (cook) for her family. (iii) They should be (punish) for their crime. (iv) He (play) for two hours. (v) Where (be) you yesterday?
Q.3. (a) Change the narration of the following: (i) He said, "What is wrong with her hand? (ii) The nurse said, "Do not get off the bed.” (iii) The mother advised her son to get up early in the morning. (iv) He said, "Will you remember me?". (v) My mother said, ."May you pass the examination"
(b) Fill in the blanks with suitable article: - (i) _______flood was totally unexpected. (ii) ________honest friend is always _____ best Critic. (iii) ________higher you fall ____greater you bounce.
(c) Give one word for the following: (i) Account of a person's life Written by himself (ii) A physician who specializes in heart disease (iii) who looks at the bright side of everything (iv) An unmarried person. (v) The science of plants and herbs
Q.4 (a) Make sentences using the following idiomatic expressions: (i) Beat about the bush (ii) Man of straw (iii) Right arm (iv) By and large (v) For good .
(b) Fill in the blanks choosing the correct word from the pair: (i) The_____has struck one. (clock, cloak) (ii) By profession, he is a______ (liar, lawyer) (iii) Your answer is not______ (right, rite) (iv) This is a four______house. (story,storey) (y) The ________is very fine today. (weather, whether)
(c)Name the part of speech to which each word belongs in the following sentence: She loves the new house.
5. (a) Name the kinds of underlined adjectives in the following sentences: (i) There is not much to say. (ii) That house is haunted. (iii) Every bird has a unique sound. (iv) The African dance is famous all over-the World. (v) Is this your seat?
(b) Correct the following sentences: (i) I am asking you Where did you go last night. (ii) The train reached at the station. (iii) She invited my sister and I . (iv) Neither of the two friends are present. (v) I am against fowl play.
Section-B Q.6. Define precis and explain important rules precis writing:
Q.7. Read the following passage and answer questions given at the end. Through the break between the trees, she looked into one of the lighted windows above the shop. She could See the cartons of biscuits neatly piled near the far wall. Against her conscious. wishes Cissy's salivary glands started pumping fluid info her Mouth. She felt her heart beating strongly from the top.of her throat into the back of her mouth. "There is nobody", she thought. "I can dash in and take a box. and dash out again. I know it is a sin but the: Lord will not punish us if we are so hungry".
Questions: 1. What was Cissy's reaction when she Saw the biscuit cartons? 2. Why did her heart beat strongly? 3. What thought Occurred to her? 4. Make a precis of the passage and give it a suitable title.
Q.8 Write, an essay of 350 words on ONE of the following topics:
(i) Pollution (ii) Dignity of Labour (iii) Unemployment (iv) Role of Judiciary in the Progress of a Country