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14EI.CCE RFFour alternatives are given for each of the following questions / incompletestatements. Only one of them is correct or most appropriate. Choose thecorrect alternative and write the complete answer along with its letter ofalphabet.6x1 61.French defeated Germans.The appropriate articles to be filled in the blanks are :A. An, theB. The, aC. The, theD. A, the2.He hasn’t finished his work, yet,The appropriate question tag to be added is :A. haven’t he?B. has he?C. isn’t he?D. was he?3.He was as innocent as a newly born babe.The figure of speech used here is :A. AlliterationB. PersonificationC. SimileD. Metaphor4.The quarrel arose the two sisters.The appropriate preposition to be filled in the blank is :A. betweenB. inC. withD. intoFL English S1 P1 QP2
14ECCE RF5.The second world war in 1939.The correct phrasal verb to be filled in the blank is :A. broke withB. broke downC. broke outD. broke up6.My first impression at the site was one of disillusionment.The correct form of the verb to be filled in the blank is :A. on arrivingB. at arrivingC. while arrivingD. when arrivingII. Observe the relationship in the first pair of words and complete the secondpair accordingly in the following.4x1 47.Protect : Protection : : Pretend :8.Herd : Cattle : : Hive :9.Rough : Smooth : : Rude :10. Slowly : Adverb : : Intelligent :III. Rewrite as directed.3x1 311. Change the voice of the sentence :The crowd expected him to arrive at ten.12. Change the assertive sentence into exclamatory sentence :You make a very great noise.13. Frame a question to get the underlined words as answer :Mr. Joseph met an old woman in the park last night.FL English S1 P1 QP3
14EIV. Answer the following questions in a sentence each.CCE RF4x1 414. Who brought the wrong man into the Workers’ Paradise?15. Who opens the door when Jean goes to get the tart?16. Why had Buttoo gone to Dronacharya?17. What did Della buy for Jim?V. Answer the following questions in two to three sentences each. 7 x 2 1418. Why did Saint Theresa wish to have a torch and a vessel of water?19. What did the female sarus crane do, when the hunter went away?20. How did Pierre assure Marion that he would take the greatest care while carryingthe pie?21. Why did the boy feel guilty of taking the boat?22. How did the speaker nourish his suppressed anger?23. How does Karna describe his loyalty to Duryodhana?24. What was the condition of the cyclop when he drank the Greek wine?VI. Rewrite as directed.3x2 625. Change the following sentence to reported speech :The teacher said to the boys, “I shall prove now that the earth moves round thesun”.26. Use the following words in sentences of your own to bring out the differencein their meanings :a)Refugeb)Refuse27. Change the following sentence to the other two degrees of comparison :Sachin Tendulkar is one of the most popular cricketers in India.FL English S1 P1 QP4
14EVII.Answer the following questions in five to six sentences each.CCE RF6 x 3 1828. How will the development of hydro electric power help to overcome inadequacyof water supply?29. Describe the effect that the spectacle of the peak had on poet’s mind.30. Explain the circumstances that led Buttoo to sever his right hand thumb.31. Narrate the events that made Parasurama curse Karna.32. What ideas of spirituality emerge from the study of the well known vachanas“The Temple and the body”?33. How did the narrator being blind describe Mussoorie?ORWhy do we call the scientist Louis Pasteur as an all rounder?VIII. Explain with reference to the context.5 x 3 1534. “I brought a wrong man into this Paradise”.35. “Take yer hat off and let’s have a sight at the looks of it”.36. “Thank goodness it’s a short journey”.37. I told it not, my wrath did grow.38. Men triumph over women still.IX. Quote from memory.1x4 439. The richof gold.ORFL English S1 P1 QP5
14ECCE RFAnd intobeneath the tree.X. Answer the following questions in seven to eight sentences each.3 x 4 1240. List all the values which the poet-father wants the teacher to teach his son.[Write any 8 points]41. How did Pasteur develop the idea of immunity?ORExplain why water is considered the real elixir of life.42. Describe Anne’s life in “Annexe” as written by her.ORWhy does Gandhiji say that a moral act should be done without fear andcompulsion?XI. 43. Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions givenbelow.1 x 4 4 (2 x 2)People talk of memorials to him in statues of bronze or marble or pillars andthus they mock him and belie his message. What tribute shall we pay to him thathe would have appreciated? He has shown us the way to live and the way to dieand if we have not understood that lesson, it would be better that we raised nomemorial to him, for the only fit memorial is to follow reverently in the pathhe showed us and to do our duty in life and in death.To him India was dear because she had represented throughout the agescertain immutable truths. But though he was intensely religious and came to becalled the father of the nation which he had liberted, yet no narrow religious ornational bonds confined his spirit. And so he became the greatest internationalist,believing in the essential unity of man, the underlying unity of all religions andFL English S1 P1 QP6
14ECCE RFthe need of humanity and more specially in giving himself to the service of thepoor, the distressed and the oppressed millions everywhere. We realize that hisdominating passion was truth. That truth led him to proclaim that good endscan never be attained by the evil methods.Questions.a)What according to the author is the only fit memorial for the great man?b)Why is this great man known as an internationalist?XII. 44 Write an essay of about 18 to 20 sentences on any one of the followingtopics.1x5 5a)Growth of science and technology in India.b)National IntegrationXIII.1x5 545. Imagine you are Revathi / Rajesh of Government High School, Davanagere.Write a letter to the district authority drawing his / her attention to the urgentneed for a government hospital in your locality.ORImagine you are Hemavathi / Hemanth of Government High School, Bidar.Write a letter to your younger brother advising him to take part in sports and games.FL English S1 P1 QP7