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Part-C : Grammar
9. Read the text below and fill in the gaps with the root words in the brackets adding suitable suffix, prefix or both. 0.5×10=5
It rains on a (a) — (rain) day. The sky remains (b) — (cloud). The roads become (c) — (mud). The sun can (d) — (hard) be seen. A (e) — (work) cannot go out for work. His family suffers from (f) — (starve). His family remains (g) — (fed). He is the worst (h) — (suffer). Most of the students cannot go to school. Those who go in the rain, cannot reach school at (i) — (fix) time. Classes are not held (j) — (proper).
10. Fill in the gaps in the following text with appropriate articles (a, an and the). Put a cross (×) where no article is used. 0.5×10=5
(a) — thing of beauty is (b) — joy forever. (c) — flower is a beautiful thing. Everybody likes (d) — flower. But it is a matter of sorrow that (e) — flower is short lived. It doesn’t last long. The rose is (f) — best of all (g) — flowers. (h) — beauty of (i) — rose charms all. Sweet smell of flowers pleases people from all (j) — walks of life.
11. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets. 1×5=5
(a) Most of the drivers of our country are illiterate. (Negative) (b) They do not follow the traffic rules. (Passive) (c) The traffic police on duty do not perform their duties sincerely. (Affirmative) (d) Traffic jam is a serious problem in our country. (Exclamatory) (e) Steps should be taken to solve this problem as soon as possible. (Active)
12. Rewrite the following passage changing the form of speech. 5
‘Great king of the genies,’ called the monster, ‘I will never again disobey you.’ Hearing those
words, the fisherman became brave and said, ‘Tell me why you were locked up in the vase.’ The
giant angrily looked at him and said, `Speak to me more politely or I shall kill you.’
13. Use capital letters and punctuation marks as needed in the following passage. 5
my friend said to me why are you sitting alone in your room don’t you see the rains stopped and the sky is clear lets go for a walk in the open field i said angrily leave me alone
Part C : Grammar
9. Prefix or suffix:
(a) rainy (b) cloudy
10. Use of articles :
(a) A (b) a
(c) A (d) ×
(e) a/× (f) the
(g) × (h) The
(i) the (j) ×
11. Changing sentences:
(a) Most of the drivers of our country are not literate.
(b) The traffic rules are not followed by them.
(c) The traffic police on duty perform their duties insincerely.
(d) What a serious problem traffic jam is in our country!
(e) We should take steps to solve this problem as soon as possible.
12. Changing the form of speech.
Calling the fisherman as the great king of the genies, the monster promised that he would never again disobey him (f). Hearing those words, the fisherman became brave and asked him (m) to tell him (f) why he (m) had been locked up in the vase. The giant angrily looked at him (f) and ordered the fisherman to speak to him (g) more politely or he (g) would kill him (f).
13. Punctuation :
My friend said to me, ‘Why are you sitting alone in your room? Don’t you see the rain’s stopped
and the sky is clear? Let’s go for a walk in the open field.’ I said angrily, ‘Leave me alone.’