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Model Examination -2011- 2012 ENGLISH

Marks 50 Time : 1½

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As he approached the yellow building he realized that he was perjuring himself and was ruining his teacher. Probably the head master would dismiss Samuel and then the police would chain him and put him in jail. For all this disgrace, humiliation and suffering who would be responsible? Swami shuddered. The more he thought of Samuel, the more he grieved for him…… 1. Why did Swami realize that he was perjuring himself and was ruining him teacher ? (1) 2. Pick out an expression which means “the state in which one has lost honour or respect of others”. (1) 3. Complete the following. The longer he spoke, ………………………….. . (1) 4. Why does Swami dislike more at this juncture; Samuel or father ? Why ? (2)

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I shot an arrow into the air, It fell to earth, I know not where; For, so swiftly it flow the sight Could not follow it in its flight. I breathed a song into the air It fell to earth, I know not where For who has sight so keen and strong That it can follow the flight of song? a) Identify the person, action and the effort of the action referred to in the first stanza? (1) b) Where did the arrow flow? What contrast have you noticed in first and second stanza? (1) c) What happened to the song? (1) d) Write the rhyme scheme? (1) Analyze the character of “Sherlock Holmes” OR Do you think Ravi’s experience during the Hide and Seek game affects him deeply? Explain. (6) Imagine that your class has decided to enact the strong “Games at twilight”. Prepare a notice informing the students about the play. (5) Balthazar leaves the cage at Pepe’s house. Pape’s parents scold him and order to take the case back. But he goes out without uttering a word. Imagine that you see him outside. What would be the likely conversation between you and Balthazar? (6)

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a) Imagine that you have decided to write a letter to your father, who is abroad, about the colourful film festival conducted in your school. Prepare the likely letter. (4) b) The narrator of the story “The Blue Bouquet” was extremely frightened after the incident that happened in the street at mid night. He noted down him feelings and emotions in his diary. How it would be? (4) Use appropriate verbal phrase I ………… a Chinese tourist when I went to the function. He had ………… very colourful dress. He told me that he wanted to …………… the city police commissioner. He was trying to ……..… his ideas in English. [ put on, put across, met with, call on ] (4)

VIII. Fill up the following.. The appearance ………….. our visitor was ………. Surprise …………me, since I had expected a typical country practitioner. He …………. A young, tall, this man, ……….. a long nose like a beak, ……….. jutted out between two the ear, gray eye, from behind a pair of gold rimmed. (which, a, was, with to, of in, has) (3) IX. Report the following. Swami Father X. : : What have you written ? Give this to your headmaster and go to your class.

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Correct the following. My cowin get, the job of a teacher two years ago after she is trying a lot. Now she thinks of resigning it because she wanted to practice law. She worked here for two years. (2 1/2)

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Fill up the conversation. Patient : Good morning doctor. Doctor : Good morning ……………………. ? Patient : I am feeling not well. A little bit of cold. Doctor : ………………………. ? Patient : Yes, two day before I played in rain. Doctor : You have throat pain, ………….. ? Patient : ………………………….. Doctor : Don’t worry. You take this medicine. Patient : Any precautions ? Doctor : You had better …………………. Patient : Thank you Doctor Make the pyramid with the word ”Uncle” _______________

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