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    CLASS-X SUBJECT-ENGLISH

    LESSON-1 : TWO GENTLEMEN OF VARONA

    Short question answer

    a- How did the war destroy Nicola and Jacopo family and made the homeless?

    b- “we do many things sir” Describe the various jobs undertaken by the boys to earn living?

    c- How did Nicola and Jacopo prove extremely useful to the narrator and Luigi?

    d- Compare and contrast the characters of two brother.

    e- The story emphasis on the significance on a family system and relationship. Comment (100-

    120 words).

    f- Write synonyms of the following words-

    1. Shabby

    2. Contrast

    3. Deserted

    4. vestibule

    5. Scare

    6. Artless

    LESSON-2 MRS. PACKLETIDE’S TIGER

    I- Short question answer-

    a- Tiger shooting was an arranged event. Justify the statement.

    b- The author says this world is swayed mainly by two feeling- hunger and love. How was Mrs.

    Packletide swayed and why?

    c- Mrs. Packletide was reasonably annoyed at the discovery. Which discovery is referred to ?

    d- Why did Loona refuse to look at a paper?

    e- How did the news in the paper affect her?

    f- What does she mean by incidental expenses?

    g- What do you mean by ‘thumbnail pack of patience? What does it indicate here?

    h- How did the circumstances prove propitious?

    II- Long question

    1. Compare and contrast the characters of

    a- Mrs. Packletide

    b- Ms. Loona Bimberton

    c- Louisa Mebbin

    III- Write the synonyms of the following words-

    a- Remnant

    b- Deviation

    c- Propitious

    d- Ostensibly

    e- Stimulated

    POEM-1 THE FROG AND NIGHTINGALE Short question answer

    a- “ I don’t think the song’s divine But-oh-well- at least it’s mine” Who said this line?

    b- “So the frog and Nightingale journeyed up and down the scale.” This line refers to their….?

    c- Where did the frong sit and sing?

    d- What was the reaction of the creatures to the Frog’s singing?

    e- What do you understand by ‘ startled’?

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    f- Frog’s attitude towards Nightingale was……….?

    g- The Public here means…………..

    h- Before the Nightingale came, what did the frog do all night?

    i- Bingle Bog is the name of……..?

    j- What words did the creature use to express their feelings?

    k- Find out any two “ Figure of speech’ used in the poem.

    l- Write the meaning of following words-

    1. Loathed

    2. Beared out

    3. Casting forth

    4. Disguise

    5. Subdued snappier

    DRAMA- THE DEAR DEPARTED Short question answer-

    a- Why does Mrs. Slater instruct Victoria to change her dress?

    b- “ For myself it’s such a relief to get into the black” Who makes this remark and what is the

    context?

    c- What does the shifting of the bureau tell us about the character of Mrs. Slater?

    d- Who is Pringle? Why couldn’t he attend Mr. Able Merry weather?

    e- Why does Abel Merryweather say, It’s a bit late to say sorry now?

    f- Why did Amelia steal the things?

    g- Why does Elizabeth wish to draw up a list of Grandpa’s things?

    h- What reason does Amelia give for not getting another doctor to examine Mr. Merryweather?

    i- Bring out the irony in the title of the play.

    Long question

    a- “ Modern society has become insensitive towards the old people” Express your views.

    b- Discuss the character sketch of Mrs. Jordan and Slater as opposed to the character of their

    husband.

    NOVEL- THE STORY OF MY LIFE

    Q- Read the Novel ‘ Story of my life- Helen Keller’ Chapter 1 to10 and prepare a flow chart

    for each chapter and present them in a creatively prepared book jacket.

    WRITING

    a- As a health conscious person, you noticed an advertisement in the newsa paper on Yoga

    classes in your neighbourhood. Write a letter in 100-120 words to organizer enquiring

    about the duration of the course and other relevant details. You are Rajesh/ Rajeshwari

    of 4/5 Saraswatipuarm, Mysore.

    b- You are Vidushi/ Vishal, hostel warden, zenith Public school, Kosikalan. Write a letter to

    the sales manager Sharat Electericals and Domestic appliance Limited, Delhi, placing an

    order for fans, microwave, oven , geyser and tubelight that you wish to purchase for the

    hostel. Also ask for the discount permissible on purchase.

    GRAMMAR

    Q-2 Fill in the blanks with suitable options. 1. The quality of the mangoes_______________________ (was/were) not good. 2. Organic farming______________________ (is/are) one solution for reducing environmental pollution

    levels. 3. The news_______________ (was/were) too good to be true.

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    4. Either the cat or the dog______________ (has/have) been here. 5. The shop with its contents_____________ (was/were)burnt down. 6. Police_________________ (has/have) chased away the robbers. 7. In the company, the chairman and the director always______________ (help/helps) the employees. 1. In 1911, the British (a)____________(shift/shifted) their capital from Calcutta (b)…………………

    (in/to) Delhi. After the First World War, (c)……………. (a/the) government got down (d)______________ (to/with) the task of building a new capital.

    2. Yesterday I __________________ (receive) a phone call that my father(b)_________________ (be)unwell. I(c)………………… (book) a ticket online and (d)……………… (leave) for Amritsar. On the way, I(e)…………….(meet) a young man who (f)______________ (offer) me some biscuits.

    3. There (a)_____________ (be) a beggar in a village. He (b)________________(use) to go door to door for his alms. All the women of that area (c)______________(like) him. One day he (d)__________________ (do) not come for begging. The women (e)__________________ (become) very anxious. They all (f)________________ (go) to see that beggar and took food along with them.

    Editing 1. The following passage have not been edited there is an error in each line. Underline the

    incorrect word and write the correct on in the given space. a- Spending time in your kids ___________________________________ b- Bring immediate as well as long ___________________________________ c- Term gain for the parents ___________________________________ d- According to a research, children of a ___________________________________ e- Involved parents were more efficient ___________________________________ f- And get in better with their peers. ___________________________________

    a- The chief minister in Gujrat ___________________________________ b- Met the students of SRCC __________________________________ c- In 6th February in Delhi __________________________________ d- He deliver a lecture on __________________________________ e- The global roll of Gujrat economy __________________________________ f- His lecture is appreciated by all. __________________________________ a- Sachin Tendulkar is a best cricketer ___________________________________ b- In India. He play for ___________________________________ c- More the 20years for a country ___________________________________ d- He take retirement from the game ___________________________________ e- This year. He is know for ___________________________________ f- His skill in betting and fielding ___________________________________ OMISSION

    In the passage given below, one word is omitted in each line. Write the omitted word at the correct place.

    Before word After a- Wandering along the street Mumbai …………. …………. ………..

    b- My sons and I stopped the eating …………. …………. ………..

    c- Joints. Wherever we happen to be, we …………. …………. ………..

    d- Make sure we taste the food of …………. …………. ………..

    e- The restaurant. In Mumbai we …………. …………. ………..

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    f- Tasted the regional food was …………. …………. ………..

    g- Sumptuous and tickled taste buds …………. …………. ………..

    2- a- I badly wanted learn swimming …………. …………. ………..

    So I hired a trainer who train me …………. …………. ………..

    For a month. After training was complete. …………. …………. ………..

    I tried to swim alone, without …………. …………. ………..

    Anyone navigating me. I jumped the …………. …………. ………..

    Pool which was three deep at one end …………. …………. ………..

    And eleven at the other. Icy horror grabbed my heart.

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