Note: Attempt any five questions in all, selecting three questions from Section A and two questions from Section, B. All questions carry equal marks. Over attempt will be ignored altogether.
Question No. 1 (a) Give short answers to the following questions:
(i) What is relative pronoun? Give example. (ii) Define Adverb with example. (iii) What is a participle? Give example: (iv) Define EMPHATIC sentence, with example. (v) What is RECIPROCAL pronoun? Give example.
(b) Do as directed:
(i) To err is human. (Point out mood) (ii) I would help if I am well. (Correct the sentence) (iii) He will come tomorrow. (Point out adverb) (iv) Write the Third degrees: (a) Heavy (b) Expensive (v) A sleeping dog does not bark. (Sleeping is gerund or participle?)
Question No. 2 (a) Change the numbers: (i) Wife (ii) Louse (iii) Erratum (iv) Criterion (v) Solo
(b) Change the genders:
(i) Buck (ii) Cock (iii) Monk (iv) Nephew (v) Tiger
(c) Give antonyms: (i) Ambiguous (ii) Bravery (iii) Bogus (iv) Defend (v) Dim
(d) Give nouns:
(i) Tell (ii) Humble (iii) Destroy (iv) Sit (v) Poor
Question No. 3 (a) Fill in the blanks with Prepositions:
(i) Trust _______ me. (ii) I assure you _______ my help. (iii) Slow _______ your speed. (iv) I have no prejudice _______ you. (v) The snake crawled _______ its hole.
(b) Supply correct form of verb:
(i) Slow and steady (win) the race. (ii) Two and two (make) four. (iii) Bread and butter (be) his need. (iv) I did nothing but (play). (v) Charity (begin) at home.
(c) Change the Narration:
(i) He said to me, “Who are you?” (ii) She said to me, “Do you know me?” (iii) He said, “Let us play”. (iv) “Do not beat me,” said she. (v) He said, “What a bad guy!”
Question No. 4 (a) Change the Voice:
(i) Give me a. pen (ii) Who told it to you? (iii) He tells me (iv) She is singing a song (v) He has abused me
(b) Give one word for the following:
(i) Murder of self (ii) Words written on grave/tomb (iii) Study of ancient things/buildings (iv) Study of animals (v) Through which light cannot pass
(c) Fill in with Articles:
(i) It is _______ envelope. (ii) Will you take _______ cup. (iii) He is _______ L.L.B (iv) He is in _______ army. (v) She saw _______ accident today.
Question No. 5 (a) Use in your own sentences:
(i) To take to task (ii) Make up one’s mind (iii) At one’s finger’s end (iv) Give one airs (v) Hope against hope
(b) Name the parts of speech in the following sentence: Give him what you can.
(c) Fill in the blanks with the correct words:
(i) Chemicals have _______ effect on skin. (adverse, averse) (ii) Please _______ this child. (adopt, adapt) (iii) Life is an _______ (allusion, illusion) (iv) Hold the _______ of the horse. (bridal, bridle) (v) The _______ fired (Canon, Cannon)
Question No. 6 What is precis? How can we write a good precis?
Question No. 7 Read the following passage and answer the questions at the end:
Education brings a number of benefits to society. Educated people can easily understand their rights and duties in society, and can act for the good of others and also of themselves. For example, an educated person will not like to break a rule of traffic, when he reads it the road-crossing while driving his vehicle. He will realize, if he breaks the rules others will also do so. Causing accidents. Educated people can follow programs of political parties in elections. They can’t easily be deceived by clever politicians. They vote as they think in the best interest of the country and the nation, and thus they elect the most suitable candidates for their assemblies. They are better workers ‘than uneducated or illiterate persons in factories and on farms. We should try to educate our people as easily as possible. Adult education should be given much importance. We should start adult education in our cities, towns and villages. Compulsory universal education up to Matric should also be introduced:
(i) How can .education benefit a person in the political sphere? (ii) Why are educated persons -better than uneducated one in factories and-on farms? (iii) What should we do to educate our people? (iv) Suggest a title and make a precis of the above passage.
Question No. 8 Write an essay (250-300 words) on any one of the following topics: