Punjab University B.Com Part 1 Functional English 2005 Past Papers
Paper Code BC 305 Time : 3 Hours Marks: 100
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
Give short answers to the following questions
(i) What is a reflexive pronoun? Give one example.
(ii) What are qualifying words called in grammar?
(iii) , Name four adjectives of comparison which are not followed by "than".
(iv) Which type of sentence is used To give command?
(v) . Point out 'subject' and 'predicate in the following sentence: Women blink nearly twice as much as men
(vi) Point out mood of the verb of the following sentences (a) The elephant is the only animal that can't jump (b) Should women cover their heads only when they hear AZAN?
(vii) What do you understand by syntax?
(viii) Which kinds of nouns are not generally preceded by articles.
(ix) Form the comparative and superlative degrees of the following (a) Little (b) Much .
(x) .. Define 'adverb' sod name its three major kinds.
Q.2(a) Change the narration of the following: . (i) Aladin said to the magician. "What have I done to deserve, so severe a blow" (ii) He ordered him to leave the room and forbade him to return. (iii) He said to the librarian. "the book I am returning is the best I have ever read" (iv) She told her mother that she had been doing her lessons for two hours and felt tired. (v) He said. 'Farewell. friends!'
B) .Rewrite the following Sentences after inserting ' appropriate words given against each sentence: (i) Our army has a high______ . (moral, morale) ii) Our principal is the _____ of our college Magazine. (patron. pattern) (iii) Very few women put on_____ these days. (wail, veil. vale) (iv) Locate the______ of Gibraltar on the map„ (straight. Strait) (v) The earth is not_____ (stationery; stationary)
A) Change the Voice of the following: (i) The poor are fed by the rich on the eve of Eid. (iii) Never tell a lie. (iii) We are taught English by an experienced teacher. (iv) By whom was the letter written? (v) Let this point he noted carefully.
B) Rewrite the following using correct tense of the verb given in bracket: (i) She(think) that it (not rain). (ii) She (tell) me her name When she (leave) (iii) lt (rain) in autumn: it also (rain) now (iv) He generally (write) in Urdu. but now be write in English. (v) He always (go) without an umbrella when the sun (not Shine)
A). Correct the following sentences: (i) He is one of those boys who have always worked hard. (ii) I have passed the intermediate examination last year. (iii) The jury was unanimous in their verdict. (iv) He asked me that what and you doing? (v) I went there with a view to get first hand information
B) Make sentences using any FIVE of the following idiomatic expressions: ii) Heart and soul (ii) To stand on ceremony (iii) To go back upon one‘s words. UV) To egg on (v) Above board (vi) To eke out (vii) A bolt from the blue
A} Rewrite each sentence replacing the underlined “words with A word similar in meaning (i) This magazine is published after a period of two weeks (ii) The old woman is not capable of speaking iii) Man is. by nature. A being whose greed is never satisfied; iv) Both Wordsworth and Coleridge were poets who lived in the same period of history. (v) This poem is such as does not bear the name of its poet.
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