Saturday, 5 July 2014


8.  A. Choose the most appropriate option from the ones given below to complete the following passage. Write the answers in your answer sheet against the correct blank number. (½ x8=4 Marks)
  He was reflecting what-------------(a) happen to his soaring plans if his army leader ---------------(b)  to recapture Ratisbon.Just then a soldier was riding-----------(c)full gallop towards him .---------(d)reaching he ,(e) himself off the horse in joy and ------------(f) to stand erect -----------(g)his horse.He had his chest shot through .”We have got you Ratisbon by the grace of god ,” he cried . “I --------(h) our flag myself in the market place .  
1.   i) may         ii) could           iii) must               iv) might
2.   i) fails       ii) failed          iii) had failed         iv) would fail
3.   i) in          ii) to              iii) at                 iv) over
4,   i) on          ii) after           iii) in                 iv) before
5,   i) throw       ii) has thrown      iii) would throw        iv) threw
6.   i) managed     ii) had managed     iii) would manage       iv) manage
7.   i) beside      ii) besides         iii) by                 iv) on
8.   i) planted     ii) have planted    iii) had planted        iv) plant

B.   Read the following paragraph and complete it with the suitable option given below.
If ---------(1) you and consider the lives as well as your own ;if you think how -----------------(2)are born with honour and ----------------(3)die without name or children ,------------------------(4)beauty we see and how few friends we hear of ,how many diseases and how much poverty there is in the world.

1.   i) think about     ii) look about  iii) search for      iv) check for
2.   i) many            ii) much        iii) few             iv) some
3)   i) how many        ii) how much    iii) how often       iv) how few   
4.   i) how many        ii) how often   iii) how few         iv) how little

A. Edit the following passage.
                                   Incorrect word   Correct word                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
A letter from an young lady           _________       ___________
Written in the more passionate   __________      ___________
Terms wherein she lamented        __________      ___________
Misfortune of the gentleman, her lover    __________       __________
Who has lately wounded in a duel          __________       __________
Was turned into my thoughts to that             _________        __________
Subject and incline me to examine           _________        __________
Into the causes who participate men             __________       ___________
Into so fatal a folly.

B. Rearrange the following words to make a meaningful sentence.

1)   nice manners/ appearance /of /and / wanted for /girl/telephone
2)   led/temptation/Beware /lest /into /thou/be
3)   biographies/the essence of //History /innumerable/has been/it/said/is
4)   would/speak /of/you/clearly/understood/be
C. Read the dialogue and complete the sentences that follow.
OOm-Good bye! This is not the apt place to talk .
 Raghuveer –Wait a moment .The answer is important to me .
Oom - Often answers do not bring peace if delivered in the wrong time .So wait for the right moment.
Raghuveer-Nothing has happened right for me till now .I am ready to face any adverse situation .
Oom-Almighty keeps every record of everybody. Justice is for all. So you must have faith on him and wait.
Now fill in the blanks with the proper words with relevance to the text.

Oom bade good bye and said ----------------(1).Raghuveer requested him to---------------------(2).Oom replied that often answers do not bring peace if delivered in the wrong time and advised him to wait for the right moment .Raghuveer said ---------------------(3).Oom replied …………………….(4)

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