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

done Solved Paper - English-2017 Delhi Set-I

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    Accidents in big cities is a common phenomenon. Unfortunately, hardly anyone comes to the rescue of road victims because of fear of harassment by the police. Now that the Supreme Court has issued guidelines that people who take road victims to a hospital will not be questioned or detained, there is no reason why bystanders / passersby should hesitate to help road victims and thus, discharge their duty as responsible citizens. Write a letter in 100-120 words to the editor of a national daily requesting him to make people aware of Supreme Court guidelines and urge them to help people in distress. You are Shorn / Shobha, 24, Raj Nagar, Kanpur.
    OR
    Visiting new places and meeting new people enhance our understanding and knowledge besides being a source of great pleasure. Write an article in 100-120 words on ?Travel, a Source of Knowledge and Pleasure.? You are Gopal / Govindi.

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    Write a story in 150-200 words with the help of hints given below:
    While strolling in the park near my house, I spotted a cobra. I panicked but stood there like a statue. Frightening thoughts were arising in my mind and then ................
    OR
    Develop a story with the help of the clues given below:
    When I reached home I found I had lost my wallet. The thought of loss of my driving licence and credit cards made me extremely worried. A little later a car pulled up in front of my house, and ????

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    Complete the following paragraph by filling in the blanks with the help of the given options:
    The naughty children walked (a) ???????.
    flower beds, climbed the fruittrees (b) ???????.
    plucked unripe fruits and they (c) ???????.
    pits on the garden path.
    (a) (i) over (ii) in (iii) on (iv) across
    (b) (i) but (ii) and (iii) therefore (iv) since
    (c) (i) dig (ii) digging (iii) digs (iv) dug

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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
    Her duties for the day are over e.g. for of
    She had scrub the floor of the kitchen, (a) _____________ ____________
    Washed the vessels and put them on a (b) _____________ ____________
    Shining row on an wooden shelf, returned (c) _____________ ____________
    the short scrubbing broom to it?s corner and closed the kitchen window. (d) _____________ ____________

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    Rearrange the following words/ phrases to four meaningful sentences. The first one has been done as an example.
    part / Kilimanjaro National Park / of / is / the / Mount Kilimanjaro
    Mount Kilimanjaro is part of the Kilimanjaro National Park.
    (a) dormant volcano / a / in / Mount Kilimanjaro / Tanzania / is
    (b) highest / Africa / it is / mountain / in / the
    (c) has been / many / it / the subject of / studies / Scientific

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    Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow:
    ?Going on strike. Don?t you know what a strike is? Not another plot do you get from us!?
    (a) Who is the speaker?
    OR
    The Bridegroom?s doors are opened wide, And I am next of kin; The guests are met, the feast is set: Mayn?t hear the merry din.
    (a) Who speaks the above lines?

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    Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow:
    ?Going on strike. Don?t you know what a strike is? Not another plot do you get from us!?
    (b) Why is she going on strike?
    OR
    The Bridegroom?s doors are opened wide, And I am next of kin; The guests are met, the feast is set: Mayn?t hear the merry din.
    (b) What occasion is being described?

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    Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow:
    ?Going on strike. Don?t you know what a strike is? Not another plot do you get from us!?
    (c) What does the word ?plot? mean?
    OR
    The Bridegroom?s doors are opened wide, And I am next of kin; The guests are met, the feast is set: Mayn?t hear the merry din.
    (c) What does the word, ?merry? mean?

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    Answer any four of the following in 30-40 word each:
    (a) How does the author of ?A Shady Plot? earn his living?

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    Answer any four of the following in 30-40 word each:
    (b) What was Gogon Pakrashi?s advice to Patol Babu on how to become a successful actor?

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    Answer any four of the following in 30-40 word each:
    (c) Why was Michael surprised to see Sebastian Shultz photograph in the newspaper?

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    Answer any four of the following in 30-40 word each:
    (d) What is the setting of the poem, ?Ozymandias??

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    Answer any four of the following in 30-40 word each:
    (e) Why did the poet wait for the snake to quench its thirst first?

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    Answer the following in 80-100 words:
    Loyalty is inherent in friendship. A friend is expected to avenge the hurt caused to his friend. Describe how Antony proves his loyalty to Julius Caesar by bringing the conspirators to justice.
    OR
    No sinful action can ever go without its consequences. What consequences does the Ancient Mariner have to face as a result of his sinful action?

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    Answer the following question in 150-200 words.
    Describe Helen Keller?s experiences at Radcliffe. What difficulties did she face there?
    OR
    Helen would not have been able to achieve her aim had she not had a dedicated friend like Anne Sullivan. Comment.
    OR
    What is Anne?s parents? attitude to the growing friendship between Anne and Peter?
    OR
    Write a brief character sketch of Mrs. Van Daan.

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