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ENGLISH COMMUNICATIVE—2005 (Set II—Delhi)


Except for the following questions, all the remaining questions have been asked in Set 1.

SECTION B (WRITING)

B1. Reuben is the head boy of City Public School, Lucknow. He was given the following letter and told to put up a notice on the school notice board. Including details from the letter write the notice in not more than 50 words. Do not give any extra information. Put the notice in a box. (5 marks)
Arpana Clinic,
Rajaji Street,
Lucknow,
20 February, 2005
The Principal,
City Public School,
Lucknow,

Sir,
I acknowledge receipt of your letter and accept your invitation to speak to the children on dental care. Your effort to make children aware of dental hygiene should be appreciated. The 25 of this month would be a convenient day for me. I will speak to them for an hour and make it interesting through demonstrations and slides. I hope you will inform them of the same.

Thank you very much,
Yours faithfully,
Dr. Celine

B2. Read the following notes from the note-pad of Mr. Philip, the Secretary of Fine Arts Club of Indira Nagar. He tells his assistant to type out a message to be sent to the President of the club. Taking relevant information from the note-pad write the message.
Put the message in a box. Your answer should not be in more than 50 words. (5 marks)
• Meeting to be held
• At the Guest House at 4 P.M.
• Discuss the club’s annual celebration
• Decide the data, the chief guest and other details

SECTION C (GRAMMAR)

C1. Using information from the note-pad of a reporter complete the paragraph by writing suitable words or phrases in each space. Do not add any new information. Write the answer against the correct blank number. (5 marks)
N.B.I. looted...…….hold employees at pistol point………shoot watchman………. a customer alerts police……….culprits leave with loot.

The National Bank of India (a) …………. According to Mr. Sharma, the Manager, three men entered the bank and (b) ………. . Ganesh, the watchman (c) …………. when he tried to prevent them. (d) ….......... . the police, but before they arrived the (e) …………. .

C2. Read the conversation between two friends and complete the dialogue in a suitable way.
Write the answer hi your answer sheet against the correct blank number. Do not copy the whole sentence (1x4=4 marks)
Tina : Did you visit the book fair on Carmel Street?
Rose : No. Did you?
Tina : Yes (a) ……………………………………………..
Rose : Are there (b) ……………………………………...?
Tina : There are books for all age groups.
Rose : Any idea (c) ………………………………………?
Tina : I’m not sure. But I guess it will go on for a month.
Rose : Then I must (d) …………………………………..?

C4. Rearrange the following words and phrases to form meaningful sentences. The first one has been done for you. Write the answers against the correct number. (½ x 6=3 marks)
feared by / snakes are / in our / worshipped and / many / country I
Snakes are worshipped and feared by many in our country.
(a) of the / are venomous / only / 300 out / species / 2700 known /
(b) which is / yellow liquid / water / snake venom /90% of / is a /
(c) expelled / poison gland / that is / it is / from the / a substance /
(d) of thick / are / connective / these glands / made / tissues /
(e) for thousands / has been / medical treatment / used in / snake venom / of
years /
(f) used it / in the / to treat / doctors / 12 century / leprosy /

SECTION D (LITERATURE)

D1. Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow. Write each answer in your answer sheet in one or two lines only.
(4 marks)
They clicked their tongues.
With every movement that the scorpion made
his poison moved in the mother’s blood, they said.
May he sit still, they said.
(a) Name the poem and the poet. (1)
(b) Who are ‘they’? (1)
(c) Why do they hope that the scorpion would sit still? (1)
(d) What do these words tell us about them? (1)

D2. Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow. Write each answer in your answer sheet in one or two lines only. (4 marks)
Ah! well a-day! what evil looks
Had I from old and young!
Instead of the cross, the Albatross
About my neck was hung.
(a) Who is the speaker? (1)
(b) Why did the other sailors give him evil looks? (2)
(c) Why was the bird hung around his neck? (1)

English 2005 Question Papers Class X