SECTION B - WRITING

1.Write a Paragraph on the topic – Importance of Reading Good Books.

2.Write a Paragraph on ‘Trees are our Best Friends’.

3.You had destroyed a few plants and flowers in your local garden along with your mischievous friends. It was all just to tease the gardener and to have fun for some time. When you came home, your mother advised you about the importance of planting and taking care of trees. This made you feel guilty. Write a diary entry expressing your feelings.

4. Today you had spent a memorable day in a Tiger Reserve with your friends as part of a school excursion. To see the animals live roaming about in front of your eyes was very exciting. Write a diary entry expressing your feelings.

5.Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper highlighting the importance of following the traffic rules by the people.

6.Write a letter to the editor discussing about the importance and ways of conserving wild life.

7.You visited Doha Museum. You liked it very much and wish others also must visit the beautiful museum. Write a report in about 120 words highlighting its special features and about the relics which bring back the past historical stories back to one’s mind.

8.You are Pawan/ Preeti. Prepare a report for your school magazine on how Junk food affects our health.

SECTION C : GRAMMAR

Q9.Put in the relative who, which or whose where necessary.Example: Peter is the boy ____ rides the blue bike. Answer: Peter is the boy who rides the blue bike.

1. This is the boy ______ had an accident.

2. Yesterday I saw a car _______ was really old.

3. Mandy is the girl _________ I met on Friday.

4. The robber stole the car _________ the lady parked in front of the supermarket.

5. This is the man _______ house is on fire.

6. Can I talk to the girl ________ is sitting on the bench?

7. The book ________ you gave me is great.

8. She likes hamburgers ______ are hot.

Q10.Change the following into Passive Voice:-

1.Julia rescued three cats. 2. The students handed in the reports. 3. Maria crashed into the blue car. 4. Alex learned the poem. 5.Steven has forgotten the book. 6. The mechanic has not repaired the DVD recorder.

7.They play handball.

8.Sue puts the rucksack on the floor. 9. The girls had lost the match. 10. The teacher is not going to open the window.

Q11. Punctuate the dialogue in each of the following sentences properly.

1.I can’t believe it he yelled.

2.Did Ms. Eisler really say you can have an extra day to work on your papers

3.I hope that the band knows how to play Shama Lama Ding Dong Roger told me because it’s my favourite song

4.At last Egbert cried hoarsely I didn’t think I could finish the 100-yard dash

5.I hope you have a good summer the teacher said but won’t you miss doing worksheets

Q12.a.Fill in the blanks using Infinitives:- 1) I decided______ (leave) the job. 2) She pretended_______ (know) me. 3) He desires_______ (be) a professor. 4) They want me______ (take) this position. 5) It is great______ (hear) that they agreed_________ (share) the land.

Q12.b.Complete the following sentences, by using Infinitive constructions:-- 1.It is dangerous for children……. 2.It was impossible for us……..

3.It would be a pleasure for us………

4.It was very cowardly of him……... 5.It was generous of them…………..

Q13. Rearrange the following words into meaningful sentences:- 1. friends/i /my/were/grandmother/and /good. 2. left me/ in city/my parents/her/with/they/went/to live/when /the. 3. morning/to/wake/used /up/the /in/she/me.

4. Used/sing/sweet/morning/to/ she/ prayers.

Q14.Top of FormIn each gap, type either "much" or "little" (for non-count nouns) or "many" or "few" (for count nouns).

Top of Form

When we got to the beach, ________ people were already there, and we couldn't find a place to sit down. There were a ________empty spaces near one end of the beach, but they were a long way from the sea. We walked along the beach for a ___________ while, but we didn't have ________ fun because we kept bumping into people. Finally, we decided to get back in the car and go down the coast to the next beach. This was much better; there were only a _________ families on the beach, so there was more room to spread out our things. Because we had eaten so __________ food in the car, all we wanted to do was lie down, and after a___________ minutes we were all dozing happily in the sun.

Bottom of Form

Bottom of Form

Q15.The following passages have not been edited. There is an error in each line. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer sheet against the correct blank number.

INCORRECT CORRECT

1. There was a great affinity between trees and men. (a)………… ………….

They grew at much the same pace, if they are not (b)………... ………….

hurt or starved or cutted down. In their youth they (c)………… ………….

were resplendent creatures and in their declining (d)………… ………….

years they stoops a little. They remember, they (e)………… ………….

stretch its brittle limbs in the sun, and with a (f)………… ………….

sigh, shed their last leaf. (h)………… ………….

2. Every year the President of Indians (a)………… ………….

honour the children which have shown (b)………… …............

exemplary courage during the latest year. (c)………… ………….

It is do to encourage the children to show (d)………… ………….

courage in his/her life. It is very clear that (e)………… ………….

the child should has done something to save (f)…………. ………….

the life of somebody else, not of themselves. (g)………… ………….

The children are made to sat on (h)………… ………….

a elephant just as a token of appreciation (i)…………. ………….

Q16. Explain with reference to the context:

1.Trees are great, they accept their fate

When its pouring down with rain

They don’t wear macs, it runs off their backs

But you never hear them complain.

a.How can you say that trees accept their fate willingly?

b.Pick out and explain the poetic device used in the above lines.

c.Give meaning of the underlined word.

Dear student,

These questions focus on developing your writing and creative skills. We recommend that you frame such answers on your own. However, a few pointers are given below for your reference.

Reading Books:

  • increases our treasure of knowledge
  • best friend
  • never cheats, never leaves one alone
  • develops imagination and creativity
  • source of entertainment as well
  • lifelong companion

To obtain assistance on all your queries, we would request you to kindly post a single query in each thread.

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