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Organisation : Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board
Exam : SSLC Question Papers
Document Type : Model Question Paper
Category or Subject : Second Language English
Year : 2019
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Instructions

1. This Question Paper consists of 45 objective and subjective types of questions.
2. This question paper has been sealed by reverse jacket. You have to cut on the right side to open the paper at the time of commencement of the examination. Check whether all the pages of the question paper are intact.
3. Follow the instructions given against both the objective and subjective ypes of questions.
4. Figures in the right hand margin indicate maximum marks for the questions.
5. The maximum time to answer the paper is given at the top of the question paper. It includes 15 minutes for reading the question paper.

Section – A

Prose :
I. Four alternatives are given for each of the following questions / incomplete statements. Only one of them is correct or most appropriate. Choose the correct alternative and write the complete answer along with its letter of alphabet. 3 × 1 = 3
1. When Americans and Don Anselmo met at the day of the sale, there was a great deal of conversation about
(A) mountains
(B) rain and his family
(C) children
(D) trees.

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2. A daring thought that Smita had, when she was sitting in the park was
(A) to take Anant to the concert
(B) to attend the concert and enjoy the programme
(C) to invite Pandit Ravishankar to her house
(D) to speak with doctors about taking Anant to the concert.

3. Keilis Borok was doing research in the area of
(A) seismic waves — tremors
(B) ocean currents
(C) explosives
(D) floods.

II. Answer the following questions in 2 – 3 sentences each : 4 × 2 = 8
4. “Don Anselmo was passionate about his land and the children of Rio-en- Medio.” Justify this statement.
5. “Pepe was the only person who was loyal to Columbus till the end of his voyage.” Justify your answer.
6. Why did the seamen want to go back to Spain ?
7. According to Keilis Borok “Science is an exciting adventure”. Explain.

III. Read the following extracts and answer the questions that follow : 3 × 3 = 9
8. “Please help me take her to a hospital.” But no one stopped.
(a) Who is the speaker ?
(b) Who does ‘her’ refer to ?
(c) Why didn’t they stop ?

9. “The chance of a lifetime,” he was saying.
(a) Who does ‘he’ refer to ?
(b) What was the chance of a lifetime for him ?
(c) Why was he feeling so ?

10. “They brought about a veritable revolution in social thought.”
(a) Who does ‘they’ refer to ?
(b) What revolution is referred to here ?
(c) How did they bring about the revolution ?

Section – B

IV. Answer the following question in about 8 – 10 sentences : 4
11. How was Swami successful in fulfilling the intention of his father to prove his courage ?
OR
In spite of his disability, Satish was able to succeed in his life. Justify.

V. Choose the most appropriate alternative and write the complete answer with the letter of alphabet in the answer-book : 1
12. The quality of the speaker highlighted with the repetition of the word “I wait” in the poem “I am the land” is
(A) disgust
(B) annoyance
(C) patience
(D) honesty.

VI. Answer the following questions in 2 – 3 sentences each : 2 × 2 = 4
13. Why does the poet V. K. Gokak call the temples as “epics in stone” ?
14. The speaker says that “Calendars and clocks are useless in space”. What might have been the reason for his opinion ?

VII. Read the given extract and answer the questions that follow : 3 × 1 = 3
15. “Isn’t God upon the ocean,Just the same as on the land ?”
(a) Who is the speaker here ?
(b) Why does the speaker say this ?
(c) How does the statement have an impact on others ?

VIII. 16. Quote from memory : 4
The quality ………………………………………………..
………………………………………………………………..
………………………………………………………………..
………………………………………………………. takes.
OR
You talk of …………………………………………………
…………………………………………………………………
…………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………. night ?

IX. Answer the following question in 8 to 10 sentences : 4
17. Ruskin Bond’s grandmother had an unusual habit of climbing trees. How
was she successful in fulfilling her desire to live in a tree house ?
OR
Describe the two faces of Jazz player as a pathetic figure and a commanding artist.

Supplementary Reading

X. Answer the following questions in 3 – 4 sentences each : 2 × 2 = 4
18. How did the student leaders manage the protest ?
OR
Taking up mountaineering was not a difficult decision for Dicky Dolma. Justify.
19. How does the writer describe the ‘introvert’ Hanif ?
OR
What changes came over Wangjia as the “Bird of Happiness” caressed him ?

Vocabulary

XI. 20. Combine the word in Column-A with its collocative word in
Column-B : 1 Column-A Column-B
strange [ look, like, lock, lord ]

21. Which one of the following words has only two syllables ? 1 attitude, table, temperature, friend.
22. Give one word for : 1 One who is trained in doing acts of public service
23. Fill in the blanks choosing the appropriate words given in brackets : 1
It was easy to contact you because I …………… your ……………. address. ( new, knew )

Writing

XIV. 32. Given below is a profile of Vijendra Singh. Write a paragraph using the
same : 4
Birth : October 29, 1985
Place : Haryana
Interest : Boxing
Practising Club : Bhiwani Boxing Club
Participation : 2004 Athens Summer Olympics,
2006 Commonwealth Games
2006 Asian Games
Achievements : Won the first Bronze medal in 2008 Beijing
Olympics
Awards : 2009 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
OR

Write a paragraph, using the clues given below. You may add some more points if necessary :
In a distant village — farmer — a magical hen — one golden egg —
everyday — the richest man — He thought — lazy hen — greedy and
impatient — thought of an idea — take out all the eggs — big knife — cut
her stomach — no eggs — hen died — moral.
33. Imagine that you are Preetham / Preethi, studying in Xth Std. Government
High School, Tumakuru.
Write a letter to the Forest Officer, to provide 100 saplings to celebrate the
“Environmental Day” on June 5th under eco-club activities in your school.

OR
Write a letter to your friend about “Children’s Day” in your school.

Editing

XV. 34. The following paragraph has two errors. Edit the paragraph and rewrite it in the answer-book. Clues are given. 2
A poor woodcutter was cutting a big peace of wood near a wide river. Sudden his old axe slipped from his hand and fell into the deep water.
Clues :
(a) Spelling mistake to be corrected.
(b) Adverbial mistake to be corrected.

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