Solved papers for 10th Class English Solved Paper - English-2017 Delhi Set-II

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  • question_answer1)

    Read the passage carefully:
    One would imagine that at the very sight of the anther, deer, antelopes and its other preys would just run for their lives. Nothing of the sort. They all stand their ground and make such a loud noise that the panther is left with no other choice except to leave quietly. I have seen a tiny chital baby standing in the middle of an opening in the forest, stamping its feet on the ground and shooing away a tiger. With the white of its erect, tail showing, it kept up its shrill call until the tiger made itself scarce. No tiger in its senses would attempt to catch such an impertinent, brat, just as you would not dream of catching an offending crow cawing away in your verandah.
    While the panther sticks to cover and hugs the edge of the forest, the game animals, on the other hand, like to assemble right out in open vast grazing grounds. Open spaces which the panther carefully avoids, are what the game animals deliberately seek.
    It is difficult to describe the pandemonium kicked up by various animals when they spot or suspect a panther around. The chital strikes a shrill note, the kakar, emits a deafening bark and the sambar rings a bell. The peacock on its perch, the jungle fowl on the ground, and the monkey on treetops, all join in the chorus of condemnation of the panther. They curse the panther in their own inimitable language. The resulting confusion of sounds is so irritating to the sharp ears of the panther that it is left with no other option except to go away.
    The panther has thus to deal with its ever alert and watchful associates who show no mercy and expect none. It is a fight between finesse and flight, between clever attack and skilful defence.
    Contrary to the common belief, the panther never springs upon its prey. It stalks as close to its victim as it can manage, and then makes the final dash by rushing at it at lightning speed.
    Find the meanings of the words given below with the help of the options that follow:
    (a) option (Para 3)
    (i) freedom
    (ii) rejoice
    (iii) choice
    (iv) source
     

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    Read the passage carefully:
    One would imagine that at the very sight of the anther, deer, antelopes and its other preys would just run for their lives. Nothing of the sort. They all stand their ground and make such a loud noise that the panther is left with no other choice except to leave quietly. I have seen a tiny chital baby standing in the middle of an opening in the forest, stamping its feet on the ground and shooing away a tiger. With the white of its erect, tail showing, it kept up its shrill call until the tiger made itself scarce. No tiger in its senses would attempt to catch such an impertinent, brat, just as you would not dream of catching an offending crow cawing away in your verandah.
    While the panther sticks to cover and hugs the edge of the forest, the game animals, on the other hand, like to assemble right out in open vast grazing grounds. Open spaces which the panther carefully avoids, are what the game animals deliberately seek.
    It is difficult to describe the pandemonium kicked up by various animals when they spot or suspect a panther around. The chital strikes a shrill note, the kakar, emits a deafening bark and the sambar rings a bell. The peacock on its perch, the jungle fowl on the ground, and the monkey on treetops, all join in the chorus of condemnation of the panther. They curse the panther in their own inimitable language. The resulting confusion of sounds is so irritating to the sharp ears of the panther that it is left with no other option except to go away.
    The panther has thus to deal with its ever alert and watchful associates who show no mercy and expect none. It is a fight between finesse and flight, between clever attack and skilful defence.
    Contrary to the common belief, the panther never springs upon its prey. It stalks as close to its victim as it can manage, and then makes the final dash by rushing at it at lightning speed.
    Find the meanings of the words given below with the help of the options that follow:
    (b) contrary (Para 5)
    (i) clear
    (ii) opposite
    (iii) against
    (iv) rivalry
     

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    Develop a story with the help of hints provided: (150-200 words)
    It was my first exam. I was already late. I dashed towards my scooty and put the key in the ignition. But it wouldn't start. Panic stricken I rushed towards the main road......
    OR
    Develop a story in 150-200 words with the help of the hints provided.
    I was about to sleep when I heard shouts of, 'Fire, fire' I rushed out and saw old Mrs. Gupta's bedroom on fire spewing out thick smoke..........
     

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    Complete the following paragraph by filling in the blanks with the help of the given options.                                        
    They ordered the poor man about, (a) .........................
    him on errands, made him wash (b) .........................
    cow and lectured to him (c) ......................... how to grow a garden.
    (a)   (i) send  (ii) sent  (iii) sending  (iv) sender
    (b)   (i) a  (ii) an  (iii) some  (iv) the
    (c)   (i) over  (ii) from  (iii) on  (iv) in
     

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    The following paragraph has not been edited. There is one error in each marked line. Write the error and its correction as shown in the example.
        Error Correction
    After all a sculptor's labours e.g. a The
    had come to a end. He sat back, wiped (a) ________________ ________________
    the perspiration of his face and surveyed (b) ________________ ________________
    his handiwork in great satisfaction. As he (c) ________________ ________________
    looking on, he was overwhelmed by the image. (d) ________________ ________________
     

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    Rearrange the following words / phrases to form meaningful sentences. The first one has been done as an example.
    take place / on / accidents / daily / almost / Indian roads
    Accidents take place almost daily on Indian roads.
    (a) Indian roads/16 / daily / children / on / die
    (b) of traffic rules / is / the chief cause / violation / accidents / of
    (c) lack of / the saddest thing / public concern / is / for / the road victims.
     

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