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2 General Instructions : i)

The question-cum-answer booklet contains two Parts, Part – A & Part – B.

ii)

Part – A consists of 40 questions and Part – B consists of 22 questions.

iii)

Space has been provided in the question-cum-answer booklet itself to answer the questions.

iv)

Follow the instructions given in Part – A and write the correct answer in full in the space provided below each question.

v)

For Part – B enough space for each question is provided. You have to answer the questions in the space provided. PART – A

Four alternatives are given for each of the following questions / incomplete statements. Only one of them is correct or most appropriate. Choose the most appropriate alternative and write it in the space provided below each question. 40 × 1 = 40 1.

Andy in the beginning thought that the post office sold only (A)

gunpowder

(B)

letters

(C)

tobacco

(D)

groceries.

Ans. : 2.

What kind of a man was Andy ? (A)

Intelligent

(B)

Industrious

(C)

Foolish

(D)

Simple.

Ans. : 3.

Andy told his master’s name when (A)

the postmaster repeatedly asked him

(B)

the postmaster called his master a goose

(C)

Durfy asked him to tell his master’s name

(D)

Squire Egan instructed him to tell his name.

Ans. : 4.

One of the dreams that was not fulfilled while Sarabhai lived was (A)

launching a satellite

(B)

setting up an industry which produces medicine

(C)

setting up ISRO

(D)

becoming the Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission.

Ans. :


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The Oval is in (A)

Australia

(B)

India

(C)

England

(D)

South Africa.

Ans. : 6.

“Chandrashekhar began playing cricket with a great disadvantage.” What is the disadvantage referred to ? (A)

He had to bowl against great batsmen

(B)

His bowling arm was struck by polio

(C)

Batsmen like Ken Barrington intimidated him by swearing at him

(D)

The pitches on which he had to bowl were fast pitches.

Ans. : 7.

‘Kalpana – I’ is the name of a (A)

spacecraft launched from America

(B)

weather satellite

(C)

person who died in the tragedy

(D)

spacecraft which India was going to launch.

Ans. : 8.

The students at Karnal gathered at the school premises the first time (A)

expecting a safe landing of Columbia

(B)

to honour Kalpana

(C)

to mourn the death of Kalpana

(D)

to bid farewell to Kalpana.

Ans. : 9.

Europeans wear more clothes than the people of Asia because (A)

they are rich

(B)

they are fond of clothes

(C)

they are showy

(D)

they live in a cold climate.

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4 The lady who belonged to an aristocratic family was (A)

Kashibai

(B)

Laxmi Swaminathan

(C)

Shankuntala Dhamankar

(D)

Vimal Gulwadi.

Ans. : 11.

The farmer and his daughter lived in a (A)

mud house

(B)

concrete house

(C)

thatched hut

(D)

small building.

Ans. : 12.

The Pandit had to be presented with a (A)

donation

(B)

citation

(C)

certificate of merit

(D)

gift.

Ans. : 13.

Daksha’s father went to the palace with his friends because he wanted to (A)

meet the king

(B)

present mangoes to the king

(C)

get boiled eggs

(D)

attend the court.

Ans. : 14.

The poet’s mother was like (A)

Sita

(B)

Savitri

(C)

Sharada Devi

(D)

an ordinary woman.

Ans. : 15.

Why did the king step down from the throne ? (A)

To welcome the beggar maid

(B)

To send the beggar maid out of the court

(C)

To lead her to the throne

(D)

To garland her.

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The poet’s mother won a bracelet for her arm by (A)

ploughing the field with her hand

(B)

earning money for the family

(C)

pleasing her husband and children

(D)

raising a hundred measure of millet.

Ans. : 17.

In the poem ‘Work Is Worship’ the speaker lays stress on (A)

meditation

(B)

work

(C)

praying with flowers and incense

(D)

chanting and singing.

Ans. : 18.

The poet learnt to say ‘Good bye’. He actually meant, (A)

good riddance

(B)

glad to meet you

(C)

bored to meet you

(D)

nice talking to you.

Ans. : 19.

One word for, ‘a person who loves money and hates spending it,’ is (A)

spendthrift

(B)

miser

(C)

philanthropist

(D)

capitalist.

Ans. : 20.

Bhima’s pride was shattered when (A)

he saw the real form of the monkey

(B)

he could not move the monkey’s tail the least

(C)

the monkey laughed at him

(D)

he was prevented from going further.

Ans. : 21.

Bhima was not willing to jump over the monkey because (A)

he had no strength

(B)

it was below his dignity

(C)

he was proud

(D)

it was against the scriptures.

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6 The first and the last instance of Gandhiji’s carelessness in school was (A)

disliking gymnastics

(B)

absenting from a gymnastic class

(C)

telling lies

(D)

thinking of going back to IIIrd Std.

Ans. : 23.

Which one of the following statements about Gandhiji is incorrect ? (A)

Gandhiji’s handwriting was bad

(B)

Gandhiji was a meritorious student

(C)

He had great regard for his Sanskrit teacher

(D)

Gandhiji didn’t get exception from gymnastics till the end.

Ans. : 24.

When did the Duchess begin to cry ? (A)

Her father scolded her

(B)

She saw a scrap book sent from the school

(C)

She came to the village

(D)

Margherita didn’t support her.

Ans. : 25.

What did the Duchess do when her father asked her to come down ? She (A)

obeyed his instruction

(B)

stayed where she was

(C)

climbed higher

(D)

gazed at her father.

Ans. : 26.

............... you come to school everyday ? The appropriate verb to be filled in the blank is (A)

Does

(B)

Do

(C)

Is

(D)

Has.

Ans. : 27.

‘Truth is beauty.’ The word ‘truth’ is (A)

an adjective

(B)

an adverb

(C)

a noun

(D)

a verb.

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Have you seen the Mysore palace The punctuation mark to be used at the end of the sentence is (A)

comma

(B)

question mark

(C)

fullstop

(D)

colon.

Ans. : 29.

Narendra answered all the questions correctly ............... the others could not. The appropriate conjunction to be filled in the blank is (A)

and

(B)

that

(C)

yet

(D)

but.

Ans. : 30.

The word that does not rhyme with the other three is (A)

near

(B)

bear

(C)

fear

(D)

clear.

Ans. : 31.

Padma is very intelligent ............... industrious. The appropriate conjunction to be filled in the blank is (A)

and

(B)

or

(C)

because

(D)

but.

Ans. : 32.

Lata is fond of flowers. The question tag to be used is (A)

isn’t it ?

(B)

is she ?

(C)

isn’t she ?

(D)

doesn’t he ?

Ans. : 33.

Tilak was a lion in those days. The figure of speech is (A)

metaphor

(B)

simile

(C)

personification

(D)

synecdoche.

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8 One word for ‘a person who has been appointed or selected to attend a conference’ is (A)

ambassador

(B)

delegate

(C)

representative

(D)

messenger.

Ans. : 35.

One word for ‘to be disloyal to someone who trusts you’ is (A)

trustworthy

(B)

cheat

(C)

betray

(D)

cruel.

Ans. : 36.

‘Civilization is the reverse of barbarism.’ The word ‘reverse’ means (A)

same

(B)

opposite

(C)

difficult

(D)

equal.

Ans. : 37.

Why don’t you answer ............... ? The correct form of the word to be filled in the blank is (A)

correct

(B)

correction

(C)

correctness

(D)

correctly.

Ans. : 38.

He gives ............... answers. The correct word to be filled in the blank is (A)

satisfactory

(B)

satisfy

(C)

satisfaction

(D)

satisfactorily.

Ans. : 39.

We can form the opposite of the word ‘appear’ by adding the prefix (A)

un

(B)

ir

(C)

mis

(D)

dis.

Ans. : 40.

He was seen in his robe and crown. The word ‘robe’ means (A)

appearance

(B)

dress

(C)

throne

(D)

royal dress.

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PART – B 41.

Quote from memory :

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Judge not …..….........…………………………………………… …..…………………….........……………………………..... grace; Behind a .…………………………………………………………... …………………............……………………………………… face. OR Within ..........…………………………………………................. ………………………….........…......…………….......… treasure He ......……………………………………………………............... …..........……………………………….……….............. pleasure. Answer the following questions in two or three sentences each :

8 × 2 = 16

42.

What was the postmaster doing when Andy made a second visit to the post office ?

43.

Why did Narendranath go to America ?

44.

What did the newspapers of America write about Swami Vivekananda ?

45.

Who, according to B. S. Chandrashekhar, is the greatest batsman today ? Give reasons.

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10 “Even as a girl, Kalpana was unique.” Give two examples from the text in support of this claim.

47.

Why does Nehru call great nations uncivilized ?

48.

Where, according to Tagore, is God to be found ?

49.

What does the poet in the poem “Once Upon A Time,” want to relearn and from whom ?

Read the following extracts and answer the questions that follow : 50.

I will use it for drying cowdung cakes. a)

Who is the ‘I’ ?

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51.

b)

What is ‘it’ ?

c)

When did the speaker say so ?

“I came everyday to see it.” a)

Who does ‘I’ refer to ?

b)

What did he see there ?

c)

What happened to the ‘it’ ?

Answer the following questions in a paragraph each : 52.

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2×4=8

How can we say that Dr. Sarabhai was a kind hearted teacher ? OR How did Daksha answer the Pandit’s question ? How did the Pandit feel when his question was answered ?

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12 Describe how Walter de la Mare imagines himself to be the Lord of Tartary. OR Describe the beauty of the beggar and how the king reacted to her beauty.

54.

Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions :

2

Swamiji felt nervous ............... the sight ............... such a huge audience.

55.

Use the correct form of verbs given in brackets :

2

Vivekananda ............. ( be ) a follower of Ramakrishna and he always ............. ( try ) to carry out the will of his master.

56.

Write the other degrees of the following :

2

No other student is as bright as Kamala.

57.

Change into indirect speech :

2

The king said to her, “I permit you to take away anything that you like from my palace as your prize�.


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Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions that follow : The man came with the poison and said to Socrates, “You have only to drink this and walk about until your legs feel heavy and then lie down, and it will act for itself ”. Socrates took the cup cheerfully without trembling and without any change of colour, and looked up at the man with that fixed glance of his and asked, “Shall we make an offering to the gods from it ?” “We only prepare so much as we think sufficient, Socrates,” he answered. “I understand,” said Socrates, “I suppose I must pray to the gods that my journey hence may be prosperous : that is my prayer, be it so.” With these words he put the cup to his lips and drank the poison calmly and cheerfully. Most of the men present controlled their grief. But one of them burst into a loud cry. Then all of them broke down except Socrates. 58.

What did Socrates say before drinking the poison ? How did one of them react to it ? 2

59.

What did the man ask Socrates to do after drinking poison ? How did Socrates take the poison ?

2

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14 Imagine that you are Raju / Sunita of Xth Standard, Government High School, Kumta. Write a letter to your friend about the celebration of Kannada Rajyostsava in your school using the clues given below :

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Hoisting of flag — procession — invocation — welcome speech — guests invited — cultural programme — vote of thanks. OR Write a letter to your father requesting him to send Rs. 500/- for your excursion using the following clues given below : About your studies — dates of excursion — no. of days — places to be visited — amount required.


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Write a paragraph using the clues given below :

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A fox — hungry — couldn’t find food — came to a village — grapes garden — very happy — jumped — couldn’t get — angry.

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16 Write a paragraph or two on any one of the following topics : i)

Uses of forests

ii)

Radio

iii)

Air pollution.

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