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ENGLISH COMMUNICATIVE—2005 (Set II—Outside Delhi)


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

SECTION B (WRITING)

B1. You are Ramesh, the Organizing Secretary of “The Ooty Flower Show.” A notice is to be circulated among the participants of the Flower Show informing them about the different categories in which they can take part (Home Garden, Institutional Garden etc.) A ‘Flower King and Queen’ competition for children below the age of 10 will also be held. Draft the notice in not more than 50 words. (5 marks) B2. You are Shipra, d/o Shri Ram Naresh and are in Delhi to receive “The Bravery Award” for the year 2004. The rehearsal for the function that is to take place on the 26 of January is over. Write a post-card to your parents who are living at 15, Esplanade Road, Cochin, telling them about the rehearsal in not more than 50 words. Copy the format of the post-card from the question paper in you answer sheet. (5 marks)

 

 

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SECTION C (GRAMMAR)

C1. Look at the notes below. Then use the information to complete the paragraph by writing a suitable word or phrase in each space. Do not add any new information. The first one has been done for you as an example. Write your answers in your answer sheet against the correct blank number. (1 x 5=5 marks)

Pune — once again — makes its presence felt — IT map of India — software companies— expectation — generate — around 15,000 jobs — end 2004 — Pumbai — a merger between Mumbai and Pune — attracts software companies — large number of engineering colleges and management institutes — produces — skill — professionals — quality — life— attraction — to fresh talents — improve — infrastructure — round-the-clock connectivity — reason — success — software industry — Pune.

After briefly losing its position as an ‘emerging software hub’ to Bangalore and Hyderabad, Pune is once again making its presence felt on the IT map of India. The software companies are (a) ………. around 15,000 jobs by end 2004. Pumbai, a merger between Mumbai and Pune is (b) …………. for software companies. Pune has a large number of engineering colleges and management institutes (c) ………. The city also provides a good quality (d) ........................ .(e) .......................and round-the-clock connectivity is another reason for the success of the software industry in Pune.

C2. Fill in the blanks given below using only one word in each blank. The first one is done as an example. Write your answers in the answer sheet against the correct blank number (1/2 x 6=3 marks)
If you regularly remember g many things, (a) ………. big and small, for which you are grateful, it (b) …….. put a spring in your step. New research shows (c) ……… people keeping a gratitude diary sleep better (d) ………. have good moods and a stronger sense of connection (e) …............. others. So spend a few minutes daily writing in a diary five thijigs you are thankful (f) ………… .

C3. The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Write the incorrect word and the correction as shown in the example, against the correct blank number in your answer sheet. The first one has been done for you as an example. (1/ x 8=4 marks)

Delhi’s harsh winters a heavy toll of
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its estimates 1.4 lakh street-dwellers. Beat,
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constables find a number of unidentified corpses
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in the pavements last year, most of them victims
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of the cold. This excludes those which sleep on
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carts, rickshaws and under tarpaulin tents as they is not
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classified as homeless. On the eve in winter, which the
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meteorology department say would be unusually severe,
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about 20,000 were provided shelter on different agencies.
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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. Remember to number the answers correctly. (4 marks)
And some in dreams assured were
Of the Spirit that plagued us so;
Nine fathom deep he had followed us
From the land of mist and snow.
(a) Who are ‘us’ referred to here? (1)
(b) Which was the spirit that plagued them? (1)
(c) Why was it plaguing them? (2)

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. Remember to number the answers correctly. . (4 marks)
This is a fairy tale —
And you’re Mozart in disguise
Come to earth, before my eyes”
“Well, I charge a modest fee.”
“Oh!” “But it won’t hurt, you’ll see.”
(a) Who is compared to ‘Mozart’ in these lines? (1)
(b) Why was the nightingale impressed? (1)
(c) “Well, I charge a modest fee.” What light does it throw on the speaker’s character? (2)

English 2005 Question Papers Class X