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SOLVED PAPER BA

ENGLISH (B)
UNIVERSITY OF THE PUNJAB
2013 ANNUAL GROUP II
Time : 3 hrs.
Maximum marks: 100

Q.1

Write an essay, with outline, of 300-350 words on one of the given


topics.
20+5
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)

Spring Season
National Unity
Childhood
Electronics
Problems of Pakistan

Q.2 Read the following passage and answer the question given at the end.
Your own constructed answers will fetch you better marks.
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This brings me along to democracy, even love the beloved Republic
which feed upon freedom. Democracy is not a Beloved Republic really and
never will be. But it is less hateful than other contemporary forms of
Government and to that extent it deserves our support. It does start from the
assumption that the individual is important and that all types are needed to
make a civilization it does not divide its citizens into bossers and bossed as
an efficiency regime tends to do. The people I admire most are those who are
sensitive and want to create something or discover something and do not see
life in terms of power and such people get more of a chance under a
democracy than elsewhere. They find religions great or small or they produce
literature and art they do disinterested scientific research or they may be
what is called ordinary people who are creative in their provate lives, bring up
their children devently for instance or help their neighbours. All those people
need to express themselves; they cannot do so unless society allows them
liberty to do so and the society which them most lilberty is democracy.
Questions:
1.
What other advantage of democracy can you think of in addition to the
fact that it
allows most liberty?
2
2.
Summarize the writer's definition of creative persons.

2
3.
Why does the wroter call democracy a less hateful form of
Government?
2
4.
What type of people does the writer like?
2
5.
Suggest a suitable little for the passage.
2
6.
Make a precis of the above passage.
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Q.3 Write a letter to the District Police Officer about the increasing street
crimes.

OR
Write a job application to the Director of a Private Firm for the post of
Accountant.

Q.4 Correct any Five of the following sentences:


marked).
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)

Q.5

(No extra attempts will be

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She sings good.


He comes late often.
Do you know a cook?
I had not written any letter last night.
He did nothing but played.
He is suffering from fever for ten days.
He said that he can help me.
She was married with her cousin.
Although he is old but active.
Tariq as well as Asad are my friend.

Use any five of these phrases: (No extra attempts will be marked).
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1) Put in
2) Make over
3) Look into
4) Go over
5) Keep down
6) Cat's paw
7) For good
8) Hard nut to crack
9) Give the devil his due
10) In black and white

Q.6

Translate the following into English:


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Dunya me hr kaam k liye harkat, taaqat aur quwwat ki zaroorat hoti hai Aur
kaam ki Anjaam-dahi Mehnat kehlati hai. Dunya ki tamaan-tr khoobsoorti Aur

Paidari Mehnat hi ki badolat hai. Mehnat es kainaat ka aik aisa usool hai Jis pr
AmaL ki bunyad pr Insan ko zindagi k hr Shoby me samraat muyassar aty
hen. Khud Khaliq-e-Kainaat ne bhi bary wazeh Alfaz me farma dia hai k Insan
ko wuhi kuch mily ga jis k liye wo Mehnat kry ga.

OR
Write a dialogue between two persons about change in weather.

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SOLUTION
Q.1

Write an essay, with outline, of 300-350 words on one of the given

topics.
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)

Spring Season
National Unity
Childhood
Electronics
Problems of Pakistan

ANSWER:

"CHILDHOOD"
OUTLUN:
a) Introduction: The age from birth to adolescence.
b) Generally considered the golden period of the human age but along with
the bright aspects it has so many problems also.
c) Bright aspects: A colourful life of a dream land, No burden of
responsibilities, healthy and full of energy life.
d) Dark aspects: Burden of studies, shortage of pocket money, hashness of
parents, teachers and beatings from the senior students.
e)

A period, blend of laughter and tears.

f)

Conclusion; The responsibilities of the society in bringing up the children.

Childhood is the golden age, the span of which ranges from birth to
adolescence. Though there are certain problems associated with this
colourful looking age yet generally it is considered the best period of human
life. It is also very interesting that when a person crosses the boundary of
childhood and puts a glance on his past he longs that would that he were a
child again but time and tide wait for none. Neither he can go back to his
childhood nor childhood can come to him again. As for as the children are
concerned, they look toward the elder ones with an eye of awe and envy and
anxiously wait for that glorious age when they would have got all the worldly
resources with them to fulfill all the desires. In fact the childhood has both
bright and dark aspects which are explained as under:
Childhood is no doubt a blessed period of human life. In this period the
children are away from all worldly worries. They know no financial worries.
They are never in debt as their parents are responsible for all their expenses.
They have no burden of quarrels of any kind. No family quarrel ever bothers
them .They are away from political, religious and provincial wars .If they ever
quarrel, their anger vanishes in minutes. They are always the apple of their
parents eyes who are all the time at their services. An other superiority that
the children have over the elders is being energetic, active and free from
disease. They run all the day long but do not feel any kind of weariness
.They are free from every kind of psychological trouble or mental tension.
But there are some dark and grim aspects of this period also. It is not
fair to say that life of the children is away from worries and tensions. They
do have their own problems and worries. The problem of studies, going early
every morning to school unwillingly, toilsome and tiresome hours at school,
harsh and sever behavior of the teachers and rebukes and beating from the
senior students are the undeniable facts of their lives. Some lucky children
are born with silver spoons in their mouths. They have every facility of life no
doubt but the case is not the same with the others. A great number of the
children face severe difficulties due to shortage of pocket money. The unlucky
students that face weakness in studies or failure in education become the
sever victims of anger and curse from their parents and family. All these
factors leave a life long impression on their receptive minds and tender
hearts.
All the above facts make the childhood a period that is a curious blend
of tears and smiles, laughter and sighs, hopes and disappointments. The
people who think that the childhood is a care free zone of the life, they should
at least look behind to their own childhood to recall all this. To give the proper
attention and importance to the delicate problems of the children is first and
foremost duty of the parents and the society as well. No doubt child is a
tender sapling in the garden of this world but it needs proper attention, care
and devotion from those who are responsible for its spiritual nourishment and
physical growth.

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Q.2 Read the following passage and answer the questions given at the
end. Your own constructed questions will fetch you better marks.
This brings me along to democracy, even love the beloved Republic which
feed upon freedom. Democracy is not a Beloved Republic really and never
will be. But it is less hateful than other contemporary forms of Government
and to that extent it deserves our support. It does start from the assumption
that the individual is important and that all types are needed to make a
civilization it does not divide its citizens into bossers and bossed as an
efficiency regime tends to do. The people I admire most are those who are
sensitive and want to create something or discover something and do not see
life in terms of power and such people get more of a chance under a
democracy than elsewhere. They find religions great or small or they produce
literature and art they do disinterested scientific research or they may be
what is called ordinary people who are creative in their provate lives, bring up
their children devently for instance or help their neighbours. All those people
need to express themselves; they cannot do so unless society allows them
liberty to do so and the society which them most lilberty is democracy.
Questions:

i) What other advantage of democracy can you think of in addition to the


fact that it allows most liberty?
Answer: Democracy gives a great importance to every individual and insists
on the betterment of the individual more than anything else.

ii)

Summarize the writers definition of creative people.

Answer: The creative people are those people who are sensitive and want to
create or discover something and do not look upon life like the other people
who are the adorer of wealth and power.

iii) Why does the writer call democracy a less hate full form of the
Government?
ANSWER: According to the writer democracy is less hateful form of the
Government as it does not divide its citizens in bossers and bosseds as an
efficiency regime tends to do.

iv)

What type of people does the writer like?

ANSWER: The writer likes those people who are sensitive and want to create
something or discover something and do not see life in terms of power.

v) Suggest a suitable title for the passage.


ANSWER: ADVANTAGES OF DEMOCRACY

vi) Make a prcis of the above passage:


ANSWER:
(precis of the passage)
The essence of democracy is freedom. Though it is not always loved yet it is a
fact that it is less hateful than any other form of the government so we
should support it. Its axis is individual and it never divides humanity into
masters and slaves. The people who are sensitive and creative they do not
give importance to power but show their ability and creativity. They act upon
religion freely, produce literature, make scientific research,They bring up their
children and do noble deeds and for all these activities no system of
government is more supportive than the democracy.
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Q.3 Write a job application to the Director of a Private Firm for the post of
an Accountant.
Answer:
The Director,
Alkaram Industries, Lahore.
SUBJECT: APPOINTMENT AS AN ACCOUNTANT.
Dear Sir,
Most respectfully it is stated that I have read in the Daily Jung
that you have to fill up some posts of Accountants in your firm. I offer my
services for one of the above posts. As far my qualifications are concerned,
all my particulars and the attested copies of my academic and experience
certificates are submitted and attached herewith. I personally know the good
reputation of your firm. Being a devoted student of accountancy, if I succeed
in availing this chance, it will be realization of my dreams. My particulars are
as under:
Name:
Fathers name:
Domicile:
Bhakkar city district Bhakkar.
Date of birth:
12.12.1991
Qualification:
i) Matriculation Examination securing 73 % marks from
Sargodha Board.
ii) Intermediate Examination securing 75 % marks from

Sargodha Board.
Iii) B Com. From Technical Board of Education Punjab
securing 80 % marks.
EXPERIENCE: I have been working as a senior Accounts Clerk in District
Accounts Office here. My work is quite satisfactory but my salary is very low.
So in order to get vaster experience and attractive salary I want to join your
reputed firm. If you, very kindly, give me the chance to serve in your firm, Ill
perform my duties with all my talent and capacities. All necessary attested
documents are attached.
Hoping and awaiting a favourable reply from you Sir,

Yours
obediently,
Dated: March12, 2015
XYZ................
Roll No
Address.........
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Q.4

Correct any five of the following sentences. No extra attempts will be

marked.

i) INCORRECT:

She sings good.


CORRECT: She sings well.

ii) INCORRECT: He comes often late.


CORRECT: He often comes late.

Iii) INCORRECT: Do you know to cook?


CORRECT: Do you know how to cook?

iv) INCORRECT: I had not written any letter last night.


CORRECT: I did not write any letter last night.

v) INCORRECT: He did nothing but played.


CORRECT: He did nothing but play.
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Q.5

Use any five of these phrases: (No extra attempts will be marked).

i)

Put in:
Answer:
Why dont you put in your duties.

ii)

Make over:
Answer:
She made over charge to him.

iii) Look into:


Answer:
Special Investigation Department is looking into the matter.

iv) Go over:
Answer:
To understand the secret of his success, you will have to go over this book.

v) Keep down
Answer:
The government will face many difficulties to keep down the rebellion

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Q.6 write a dialogue between two persons about change in weather.


ANSWER:
Dialogue between two persons about change in weather:
Arooj: Hello dear GuL, To where you are going so early in the morning very
lightly dressed? It is 15th of December, Dont you feel cold.
GuL: Hello dear! Dont you se the weather is quite pleasant as compared
with that of the previous year it was in these days. Most of the people have
not still started wearing warm clothes.
Arooj: It is very strange. The weather of the whole world is changing
amazingly. In many parts of the world, summer season was very mild than
before. This year in December is still very warm in even Europe and America.
GuL: It seems, the winter season has postponed its program to come this

year and if it comes its duration will be very short.


Arooj: You are quite right but this change can affect crops badly. You see we
are still waiting the first rain fall of this season whereas the crops in many
parts of our country, mostly, depend on rains such as wheat and gram crops.
GuL: Dont worry dear. In weather report the rains have been forecast in the
next week. If it blows hard the weather can be cool.
Arooj: This is a very good news the rain at this time will not only be good for
the crops but the atmosphere will also be washed and thus the air will be
purified to rid the people of different diseases.
GuL: You are quite right but dear but my actual worry is, if the weather goes
on changing like that, what will become of the world!
Arooj: Dont worry my dear, the Creator of the world is its care taker in the
best way. He
is very kind to His creation. We are only to pray to him. I think, lets depart
now.
GuL: Ok, thank you. Good bye.
Arooj: Thank you, Good bye.
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GuL)----------------------------------------

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