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


B2. You wish to go to U.K. for your post graduation. You saw the following advertisement in the newspaper:

Middlesex University invites applications from Indian students for the first part-time MBA in London. For admission to this university, meet our local representative on May 6th, 2003 at Chaggar Enclave, New Delhi.

Write a notice to be put up on the notice board of your colony giving all details, so that those interested can do the needful. You are Aarthi Gupta, Secretary of Vijay Residents’ Association. Write the notice in not more than 50 words. Put your notice in a box. (5 marks)


C1. The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each of the lines. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer sheet as given below against the correct blank number. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied. (½ x 8 =4 marks)

e.g. have …… has
of a volcano. On appearance it
looks like a cone shape mountain.
But in top of the cone is rather
flat but hollow. This is the
crater, the mouth in the volcano.
The volcano are formed by molten rock
coming with below the earth’s crust.
This is calls lava.

C3. Look at the words and phrases below. Rearrange them to form meaningful sentences. The first one has been done as an example.
Write the correct sentences in your answer sheet against the correct blank numbers. (1/2 x 4 = 8 marks)
hardly / koalas are / ever drink / animals that / water /
Koalas are animals that hardly ever drink water.
a) water supply / they get / they eat / from / all their / the leaves /
b) inhabited / tree leaves / so, / by koalas / in areas / of / is high / demand /
c) one group / it takes / to support / several acres / of koalas / of trees /
d) can eat / everyday / each / one and a half kilograms / adult koala /up to / of leaves
e) the doctor / to go to / I had
f) by stepping / I slipped / to the bus-stop / on a banana peel / the house / coming from / while
g) On the knee / by the doctor / a / which I have / bad bruise / got bandaged / I had
h) before / I hope / got hurt / someone else / you I banana peel away / threw the / with it.

C3. Read the following dialogue and write it as paragraph using past tense. Write the correct answer in your answer sheet. (4 marks)

Mother : Why don’t you clean your room?
Daughter : I’ll do it in the evening. I’m busy at the moment.
Mother : You always have excuses.
Daughter : For Heaven’s sake let me go by my own priorities.
Mother See you have to clean it anyway.
Daughter : Yes, Don’t worry the job will be done.


D4. What reasons does Brutus give for murdering Caesar? Your answer should not exceed 100 words. (5 marks)

D6. As Babuli left for Bhubaneshwar, he left a note with his sister-in-law for his brother. Imagine you are Babuli’s sister-in-law. Write a diary entry of about 150-175 words on what you feel about Babuli’s tribute. (8 marks)

English 2003 Question Papers Class X