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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)