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
Question No. 1 (a) Give short answer to the following questions.
(i) What do you understand by a Reflexive Pronoun? Give example. (ii) Define Adjective with example (iii) What is an Emphatic Pronoun? Exemplify. (iv) Which type of sentence is used to describe strong emotions? (v) What is an intransitive verb? Give example.
(b) Do as directed.
(i) You must tell the truth. (Change into interrogative) (ii) If you work hard, you will succeed. (Point out the mode) (iii) The lost child was found. (Pick out Verbal Adjective) (iv) Always avoid bad company. (Pick out Adverb) (v) Write collective nouns to describe: (a) Studies (b) Drawers.
Question No. 2 (a) Change the number of the following.
(i) Data (ii) Louse (iii) Formula (iv) Oases (v) Bacteria
(b) Change the Gender of the following.
(i) Niece (ii) Buck (iii) Traitor (iv) Waiter (v) Dock
(c) Form Nouns from the following.
(i) Young (ii) Admire (iii) See (iv) Die (v) Serve
(d) Give Synonyms of the following.
(i) Confuse (ii) Whole (iii) press (iv) Polite (v) Bold
Question No. 3 (a) Change the VOICE of the following.
(i) By whom was this message conveyed to her’? (ii) Do it very slowly. (iii) Why did she not join the class? (iv) We should Say prayers (v) He has decided everything finally.
(b) Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions.
(i) Everything is splendid ______ the sun. (ii) Sugar is accessible ______ general public now. (iii) Happiness is associated ______ heart. (vi) She has been waiting for me ______ sundry. (v) Keep yourselves ______ criminal activities.
(c) Supply the correct from of verb:
(i) He knew that he (fail) in Accounting. (ii) The sun was rising when I (get) up. (iii) He became weak because he (has) an ailment. (iv) I have a gift here that (belong) to you. (v) They will be (punish) for their misdeeds. Question No.4 (a) Change the Narration of the following. (i) She said to me, “Come immediately”. (ii) They said to him, “Are you going to market? (iii) He suggested that I should drink milk. (iv) He said, “Let’s play cricket”. (v) I said to her, ” Can I borrow your pencil?
(b) Fill in the blanks with suitable Articles.
(i) Rest is essential for ______ active life. (ii) Give me ______ piece of chocolate from ______ lowest drawer. (iii) She is ______ poor but ______ intelligent student.
(c) Give one word for the following.
(i) Murder of one’s own father. (ii) To import or export goods without paying custom duty. (iii) Belief in more gods than one God. (iv) One who lives on vegetables only? (v) A science of animals.
Question No. 5 (a) Make sentences using the following Idiomatic expression.
(i) French leave (ii) In black and white (iii) End in smoke (iv) Come of age (v) Once in a blue moon.
(b) Fill in the blanks using the correct word from the pair:
(i) She bought a pair of high ______ shoes. (Heel, Heal) (ii) He gives me an ______ to post. (Envelope, Envelop) (iii) A policemen has no ______ powers. (Judicious, Judicial) (iv) There is big ______ tree in our garden. (pear,, Pare) (v) She is going to ______ a rich man. (Merry, Marry)
(c) Name the part of speech to which each word belongs in the following sentence: They sold an old bike SECTION -B
Question No. 6 Define the word Precis and describe its qualities.
Question No. 7 Read the following passage and answer the questions give at the end:
One third of US teenagers with cell phones send more than one hundred teats a day. It has become the most means of communication for young people. The researchers found that taxing has risen dramatically in the previous years. The research center said that three fourth of young people between the ages of 12 and 17 now own cell phones and girls typically send or receive 80 text messages per day and boys, 30 per day. Text messaging can be quietly carried out under the noses of parents and teachers and it can be done almost anywhere.
Questions: (i) What is the ration of text messaging among the US teenagers? (ii) What did the researchers find? (iii) What did the researchers-say about the young people of 12 and 17? (iv) Make a precis of the passage and give it a suitable title.
Question No. 8 Write essay (250-300) words on one of the following topics: