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C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation

DIRECTIONS: THIS PAPER CONTAINS ENGLISH LANGUAGE EXMANATION

FOR GRADE 10. THE EXMANATION CONTAINS 80 ITEAM. THERE IS ONLY

ONE BEST ANSWER FOR EACH ITEM. CHOOSE THE BEST ANSWER FROM

THE SUGGESTED OPTION AND WRITE THE LETTER OF YOUR CHOICE ON

THE ANSWER SHEET
YOU ARE ALLOWED TO WORK THE EXAM FOR 1:30 HOURS

Direction: for item1-36 one of the choice A,B,C,D only one is correct.

Choose the one that best completes each sentence.

1. The hotel __________my family and I stayed at last night had a beautiful

bedroom with good facilities.
A. Which C. when
B. Where D. that
2. Some drivers like to travel at night__________ the roads are quite.
A. When C. because of
B. Which D. due to
3. If he had driven a bit more carefully, he________an accident.
A. Would not have got. C. would have been got.
B. Would not have been got. D. will not get.
4. The athlete managed to finish the race ________his leg hurt.
A. because C. although
B. due to D. because of
5. Mother : I wish you_____all the money. you should have saved it in a bank.

Son: Yes, Mum. I should have done that.

A. didn’t spend C. had not spent
B. would not spend D. had spent
6. When we arrived at the stadium the match___ because of heavy rain.
A. had cancelled C. is cancelled
B. Can cancelled D. had been cancelled
7. The footballer__________ had taken drug was banned from playing again.
A. Who C. Whom
B. Whose D. When
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has escaped………. don’t have to go to D. A. have gone to 14. Most teachers could not conduct the class. the most delicious food B. but he hasn’t replied__________ A. We bought everything what we needed yesterday. Wife: What is the food like today? Husband: It is _________ you have ever prepared. _______students were present at school on the Eve of Christmas. We have got enough. She has run D. She had been run 13. has robbed B. still D. Many B. 2007 E.were taking. was escaped………… was taking. absolutely tasty D. A bank robber ______while the police _____ him to prison. C. She had run B. has been to C. have gone to B. A. D. She would run C.were taking 16.. much Delicious food 9. may go to C. escaped ………………. A. you should never leave your house unlock when you go to work because many houses ___________ everyday in our village. A few D. nothing 10. A. B. had been to B. A. Very delicious food C. so we__________ shopping today A. robbed C. My mother _______ the market but she will be back soon. are robbed 15. yet C. has gone to D. Few C. Derartu: What was wrong with her? Ayantu: Megertu told me that___________________away from home the night before A. are robbing D. may have gone 12. had been escaped…… were taking.C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation 8. I have sent my friend many messages. Some 11. already B. Ayantu: I was very sad yesterday when I had been told about Kulani. Tolosa: Where are you going to go to for your vacation? English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 2 .

during 24. Ayantu____________ get to work before eight O’clock tomorrow morning. will be C. The teacher asked us what did you eat at the party yesterday. D. could come D. Was talking …………………. Mosisa : It____________Tola. The teacher wanted to know what had you eaten at the party yesterday. but we________ anything yet. should have to C. so is Azeb C.. has to D. have talked……………………have been deciding.decided. Bontu: will you come my home tonight? Obse: I______________ because I have got a lot of things to do. The teacher said that what we had eaten at the party the day before. have been talking ……………. B. during ………………while C. while …………. since………………… during D. D. The teacher asked us what we had eaten at the party the previous day. would have been 22. A. “ Have you eaten your lunch ?” Mother said to me. they_________ hungry.have not decided. C. 17. Neither does Azeb 21. Her boss has told her to finish writing the report very soon A. A. His brother has just told me he has gone to cinema. English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 3 .because B. must not be C. If the children didn’t eat some food.have decide. Girma: There is someone at the door I think it must be Tola. may not come 20. This can be reported later as- A. have to B. I saw many fallen trees in the streets __________ I was coming home. had been D. “What did you eat at the party yesterday?” the teacher said to us. C. will come B. 2007 E. can’t be D. A. have talked ………………….. is B. Meron: Martha plays Piano Very well Almaz :______________________ A.C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation Robira: I______about that for weeks with my family. doesn’t have to 18. so do Azeb D. B. might be 19. So does Azeb B. 23. A. while ………….. They must have fallen___________ the storm last night. A. may come C. would be B.

absolutely /enough 26. too/enough C. B. C. Mengistu : I think you have already decided what you want to study at university in the future. The director said the teachers not to blame their students for everything.C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation This can be reported some time later as A. A. The director told the teachers not to blame their students for everything. Mother asked me if I had eaten my lunch. Everyone was sweating and nobody was courageous _____to post pone that boring meeting. “ Don’t blame your students for everything. D. The weather was___________ hot to sit many hours at the meeting.” the director said to the teachers. Mother asked me had you eaten your lunch. may meet 28. Robale : yes . might study D. A. B. have met B. A. very /enough D. I ___him at the internet café tonight. could study 27. was meeting C. The director told the teachers not blame their students for everything English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 4 . Mother asked me did you eat your lunch. D.I have. am meeting D. My father agrees with my decision too. C. have studied C. enough/too B. I __________mechanical engineering. I have an appointment with my friend today. The director told the teachers don’t blame your students for everything. 2007 E. am going to study B. Mother wanted to know if I Had eaten my lunch? 25. This can be reported as A.

so the number of secondary school students will be doubled. It was _____________ exciting game _______everyone was very pleased when the game was over A. for/ago C. will build 31. since/ ago D. Neither ……………………nor B. such an……………that C. A. 2007 E. A. Either……or C. such a …………that B. are disappointed D. am used to 35. was built C.that 30. since/since B. should B. I am supposed to phone him this evening. very……………. A. So…………………. on 32. disappointing 33. for/ for 34. drivers in this town. will be built B. Both ……. They are absent. was C.. Geleta : But I saw him ten minutes______in the library. As a result. I haven’t phoned my friend___________ ages. ____Werku ___________ Bayisa has come to to school today. during B. used to D. Most of them do not respect passengers. since D. have been built D. disappointed C. for C. He must be there.and D. It is very disappointing to get the right taxi. when I was in grade eight I __________fight with some boys in the street but I don’t do now any longer. A. many people_____ about them A. Balcha: I haven’t seen Tolera______________one o’clock.C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation 29. are disappointing B. Many secondary schools __________in Oromia region in five years’ time. A.that D. Not only………but also English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 5 .

This does not mean that all the problems inherit to the Ethiopian economy over past years have been eradicated. 37. Some places may get drier and have year-round temperature up to 400c hotter. 4. I __________it since morning.2. 3. to read/have been reading D.1 D.2. Once it has formed. 3. reading/ have been reading C.3. 2. A.1.3 B. The Ethiopian economy is on a growth path never experienced before A. 2. 1. There is a great expectation that it will be one of the rich countries 3. 1. 4. 4.3.2. But .1. A. to read/read Direction : for item 37 to 40. 4. 2. Tolosa left his town where he was born and brought up three years ago. or lava. 2. Unfortunately he was employed as a receptionist in a tourist hotel.1. Nobody knows exactly how our climate will change. but I haven’t finished reading. there is a definite movement towards alleviating these problems.2. 4. it may be active for many years. 4.1 C. 1. Then choose the most appropriate order of the sentence to make well organized paragraph. A volcano is an opening in the Earth’s crust from which molton rock. During this time .3 40.3. 1. Then he went to Finfine to look for job.4 B.4.C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation 36. I enjoy ___________ this book. 3 C. 1. Then for a long time may be no activity.2. 4. stormy weather may become several degrees cooler.3 B.4.3. English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 6 .2.4. 4.2.1 39.2 D. other places may become several degrees cooler. the volcano is said to be dormant.1 38. He had been working there for two years until he was dismissed and forced to come back to home town. reading/am B.2.4. 1. 3.1 C.4 D. 2007 E.3. 3. read the following jumbled sentence carefully. 4. escapes from deep below the surface A.2. 2.1. 3. 4.2.1. 3.

This policy proved to be successful. 1. dangerously nearing one billion made up one fifth of the total world population. 2007 E. When the Chinese government announced its first family planning programme women in China had an average of nearly six children.3. 2.1 C.4.1 B. 1.4. The later. 1.C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation A. By the time the next attempt English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 7 . 2. What has happened since represents one of the most rapid’ fertility transition’ in human history. Its population. Yet the real social effect of this remarkable change are only now beginning to be seen as a result of a study carried by United Nations.4 D.3. The study involved interviews with women age 15-49 in different parts of china.3 Direction: for items 41 to 59. It revealed some spectacular changes. fewer ‘Campaign’ which started in 1972 encouraged later for marriage and child bearing longer intervals between birth and smaller families. In the early 1970s China had one of the population growth rates in the world.2. The Chinese government was very worried and began to introduce a set of family planning policies.3.4. 2. longer. Then. choose the best answer for each question according the information in the passage 1. 3. read the following passage carefully.2.

zeng yi of the institute of population research at Beijing University says the difference in staistics between Urban and rural areas could be a major problem. Urban areas such as Beijing and shangai have essentially conformed to the policy. this could mean a shortage of young people in the cities to care for their elderly parents. It is therefore necessary for the government to introduce plans to deal with these developments. Zeng in there could be serious labour shortages in the cities and significant health care burden imposed by ageing urban populations. The fertility reduction program has been successful. was announced in 1979.5 children per woman. 2007 E. Dr. The one-child policy has led to even further reductions. Because china has now a achieved fertility level which are much lower than other developing countries. according to Dr. Indeed it may have gone further than some people had intended. researchers are now interested to see how Chinese family life has adapted to the government’s family planning programs. In addition. But 61% of Urban woman will have only one child.C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation at Widespread birth control. 4. 6. 5. He predicts that in the future only 8% of rural woman will follow the one-child policy. with the average setting at 2. while rural areas have reached an average of two children per family. fertility had already fallen to an average of 2. 7. After sometime.7 children per family. These policies he says should include encouraging rural youths to migrate to towns and cities although stricter enforcement of birth control may be English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 8 . the ‘one-child policy.

7. compared to only 5% wanted a daughter. B. (Adapted from an article in rural Development number of produced by FAO for the United Nations. often those couples whose first child was a male signed one child certificate whereas those whose first child was a female wenton to have other children in the hope of having a boy.7 43. C.C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation necessary in the country side. Chinese government was not able to solve its population growth.) 41. Which one of the following is true about China’s population? A.8 B.4 D. increase education and modernization more than 50% of people who took part in fertility surveys wanted a son as their first child. 6. In the early 1970 44. Which paragraphs do describe the one child policy programe brought about further reducations and become successful A. English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 9 . In 1972 C. When did the Chinese government announce the wide spread birth control of one-child policy? A. C. 2007 E. D. In 1979 D. In 1970 B. an average of hardly sic children. less than six children D. 42. 8. When the Chinese government announced the family planning programe women in China had_______________ A. The birth control policies have also been unable to change the widespread preference for a son among married couples. Despite government effort. an average of almost six children. some relaxation of the one child policy could be consideration in urban areas. 3. China was the only country that had the highest population in the world. Chinas population made up one fifth of the world population.8 C. China had one billion people B. 1. more than six children. The others did not express a preference .

2007 E. hid 48. What does revealed mean in paragraph 2 line 10? A. The Chinese family planning program has brought change. 50. noticeable B. growth rates D.C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation 45. The fertility reduction program has failed in china B. transmitted 51. According to Dr. D. 49. The word Its in paragraph 1 line 2 refers to A. extensive C. By the time widespread birth control one child policy program was announced _____________ A. fertility was completely controlled. A. highest population C. At first the Chinese government was very worried about its population growth. C. It describes that 61% of urban women will have only one child. possible 46. A. There could be shortage of elderly people in the cities. Changeable C. B. The word remarkable in paragraph 2 line 7 means. fertility has raised to an average 2. net work D. C. It is prediction about the problem of the different in statists between urban and rural areas. There could be shortage of young people in rural areas. B.Zing Yi in paragraph 7. unchangeable D. One of the following statements is not true A. D. A. Dr Zengyi works for institute of population research at Bejing University. B. limited B. D. showed C. population 52. China B.7 children per family. The United Nation has made interviews with some women. brought B. fertility was constant. What is the main idea expressed in paragraph 7? A. fertility had already fallen to an average of 2. C. In paragraph 3 line 16 which one of the following is the synonym for the word Widespread. English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 10 . It describe 8% of rural woman will follow the one child policy.7 children per family. led D. 47.

C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation C. According to Dr. There could be a shortage of young people in cities. Married couples who wanted to have a daughter are more than 5% C. D. the population research at Bejing University 56. D. gave up C.elderly people are not looked after. The government should encourage rural youths to migrate to town and cities. China’s population growth B. The government encourages youths to migrate from cities to rural areas D. In paragraph four line 21 the word it refers to A. urban areas B. the suitable title for the given passage is ____________ A. One child policy could not be considered in rural areas 54. B. Married couple whose first child is son are willing to sign for one child certificate. There could be shortage of income in rural areas. 53. Married couple who are interested to have a son as their first child are greater than 50% B.Zeng yi in paragraph 7 what is the government excepted to introduce? A. Married couple whose first child was daughter went on to have son 57. china D. “……………… female wenton to have…………” what does wenton mean? A. As a result . Development of China D. Some relaxion of the child policy should be considered only in cities and towns C. family C. 2007 E. Controlling China’s Population C. Which one of the following is not true according the information given in paragraph eight? A. the fertility reduction policy 55. kept on English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 11 .

2007 E. The married couples who want to have daughter their first child are__________ A. for example herb tea made whith foxglove. Doctors have found that foxglove contains a drug that is a good for some kinds of heart trouble .eating disease B. It is about wide spread preference for a son among married couples B. It is about married couples who are educated Direction : for 60-62 read each paragraph and select the centeral idea of the paragraph Sena’s heart sank as she watched her teacher when he was writing the test question on the black board. more than 5% B. It is about married couples who have no reference D.C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation B. It is about married couples who are willing to sign one child certificate C. She thought that she should have paid more attention in the class too 60. Only 5% C. many sick people had to rely on folk medicine for cures. Which one of the following can be the central idea of the above paragraph? A. What is the main ideas of paragraph eight? A. She wished now that she had not spent too much time watching films. Sea weed is effective to cure intenstine . lesson 5% 59. Herb is used to cure heart trouble English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 12 . Medical studies have also discovered that an ancient Japanese remedy for a disease of intestine –eating a certain kind of sea weed is effective 61.. What is the main idea of the above paragraph? A. Sena was not prepared for the test B. stopped 58. She would be lucky if she knew even one of the answers. Sena had the heart attack In the days before modern medical science. Sena had to study before the test C. started D. Only 50% D. Sena liked watching film D.

I had a beautiful car C. Traditional music passed down from generation to generation C. so her result is very poor in all subjects. I wish I had a beautiful car all time A. Meron hardly studies her lessons. Over the years. It is about how traditional music changes over time B. you would not have missed the first bus A. Songs have been passed along for many generation Direction : for item 63-65 choose the alternative which is the same or nearly the same meaning with the original sentence 63. she doesn’t get a good result in all subjects 64. I have a beautiful car B. Since traditional song have been passed along for generations.C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation C. the singer may make small change in the word and music without realizing it. Despite the fact that she studies her lessons properly. A. I used to have a beautiful car 65. The folk medicine are not as important as modern medicine Traditional music is always changing. it is not at all surprising that one tune may have developed into several different versions. She always studies but her result is very poor B. Although she studies hard. The singer changes traditional music without realizing D. What is the main idea of this paragraph? A. She doesn’t study her lessons D. You missed the first bus English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 13 . If you had gone to bus station early. 62. she doesn’t get a good result C. I don’t have a beautiful car D. Some of the practices of folk medicine are effective to cure some diseases according to the modern doctors D. 2007 E. Every singer has his own particular way of sign a song.

clean cloth D. There was party next to my room where I rented to sleep in. relaxing C. music B. disturbance D. A. invest English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 14 . alcohol 70. bandage C. A. The aid workers 67. Unless the government stops them from doing this. The government always encourages the inverters to explore oil and gas in some parts of the country A. export C. run away D. You should bath your cut with antiseptic when you go home. You went to the bus station early but you didn’t catch the first bus Direction: for item 66-70 choose the best alternative for the meaning of words written in bold 66. search for D. It had been a severe earthquake. The number of saved people D. It can help you to prevent infection until you go to clinic A. taking B. Some endemic wild animals are being hunted by illegal hunters. You went to the bus station early D. You caught the first bus C. decreased in number 69. reduced C. having died out B. relief 68.C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation B. The number of dead people B. The number of injured people C. Many people were affected and many buildings collapsed. these animals will become extinct. Substance which kills germs or bacteria B. They were dancing and shouting all night. The rescuers team reported that the death toll will rise to 3000 people A. 2007 E. Those annoying noises made me unrest.

C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation Direction : item from 71-73 are based on dialogue. 4 Ebsa Gemechu English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 15 . It costs only two birr A. Excuse me . don’t be foolish 72. I can’t tell you B. Ayano: I think you have met our new English teacher_____________? Mosisa : He is nice but he is very serious A. Excuse me . Choose the most appropriate expression to complete the dialogue 71. what is he like B. Stranger:_________________? Policeman :It takes about thirty minutes but you can take a taxi. 2007 E. fits in each of the given number 1 2 3 Dear sir: I should be grateful if you would send me information about the regulation for admission to Rift vally University college…. Excuse me . What does he teach D. What does he like C. stranger: could you tell me where the nearest bank is. Please? You: yes of course.could you tell me how much a taxi costs me to go to municipality office C. Which bank do you want to go D. Where can I get a taxi 73.could you tell me how long it takes from here to municipality office B. Excuse me . Why do you ask me C.can I get a taxi from here to municipality office D. the letter given below decide on which of the choice. How does he teach Direction: the item 74-75. But there are a lot of banks around here____________? A.

Yours faith fully/Rift vally University college D. I believe. is one of beautiful towns in Oromia region. the best book I have ever read. Town which. B This book is I believe. D This book. C This book is. 78. C Bishoftu. 2007 E. Which of the following should be placed in number 1 and 2 respectively? A.Box18/ yours faith fully C. is I believe the best book I have ever read. Rift vally University college/15 December 2007 B. 77. the best book I have ever read. Waliso town P. 15 December 2007/Rift vally university college C. “when did you go to Harar?” Tolosa asked me. which is surrounded by seven lakes. A. Rift vally University college/yours faithfully B. What can you write in number 3 and 4 respectively? A. Waliso town P. is surrounded by seven lakes is one of beautiful towns in Oromia region. B Bishoftu. A. Bishoftu town which is surrounded by seven lakes is one of beautiful towns in oromia region. town which is surrounded seven lakes one of beautiful towns in oromia region. the best book I have ever read. A. B When did you you go to Harar ? Tolosa asked me C “ When did you go to Harar ?Tolosa Asked me” D “ When did yougo to Harar”? Tolosa asked me. is I believe. Ebsa Gemechu /15 December 2007 75. English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 16 . This book.Box 18 /15 December 2007 D. D Bishoftu town. December 15/yours faithfully Direction: for item 76-78 select the sentence with the correct punctuation and capitalization 76.C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation 74.

C. The teacher asked to us hand in our assignment next week C. Our assignment/us/ the teacher /next week/ to hand /in /asked A. To save the people the soldiers trapped in the burning building managed. 79. The teacher asked us to hand in our assignment next week B. 80. The soldiers trapped in the burning building managed to save people. D. 2007 E.C English For Grade 10 Model Emanation Direction: for item 79-80choose the best arrangement of /wards/ /phrases to make a complete sentence. Hand in our assignment the teachers asked to us next week D. B. The teacher asked us hand in to our assignment next week English Model Exam 2015 Oromia Educational Bureau Page 17 . Save /the people/ trapped/ the soldiers/ in the burning/ building/ managed/to/building A. The soldiers managed to save the people trapped in the building burning. The soldiers managed to save the people trapped in the burning building.