1. Choose the correct answer for each from the given options: (15)
(i) Chose the correct form of a verb: He did as he ——-
(ii) Select the correct interrogative form: She plays football
Did she play football?
Does she plays football?
Will she play football?
Does she play football?
(iii) Select the correct preposition: The dog sat …… his master.
(iv) Select the correct article: What …… clever boy he is!
none of these
(v) Choose the correctly punctuated sentence. Iqbal the famous poet of Pakistan died at Lahore
Iqbal the famous poet of Pakistan died at Lahore.
Iqbal, the famous poet of Pakistan, died at Lahore.
Iqbal the famous poet of Pakistan, died at Lahore.
Iqbal, the famous poet of Pakistan died at Lahore.
(vi) This poem has been written by Thomas Moore.
The uses of Adversity
The Minstrel Boy
(vii)Select the correct meaning: Make our world an Eden, in this line word ‘Eden’ means:
Garden of paradise
(viii) Choose the correct answer: The famous Mela Chiraghan is held in …… every year.
(ix) Select the correct Negative form: They drink tea every day.
They do not drink tea every day.
They did not drink tea every day.
They have not drunk tea every day.
They will not drink tea every day.
(x) Select the correct Assertive form: Did we see her in the garden yesterday?
We see her in the garden yesterday.’
We saw her in the garden yesterday.
We have seen her in the garden yesterday.
We had seen her in the garden yesterday.
(xi) Select correct opposite form I Antonym of ‘Attack’.
(xii) Choose the correct indirect narration: Ahmad said to me, “Let us go for a walk”.
Ahmad said to me that we should go for a walk.
Ahmad advised me to go for a walk with him.
Ahmad proposed to me that we should go for a walk.
Ahmad requested to me to go for a walk with him
(xiii) Select the correct Direct Narration: He told me that he had done his work.
He said to me, “I have done my work”.
He said to me, “I have done your work”.
He said to me, “He had done his work”.
He said to me, “He has done his work”.
(xiv) Choose the correct Passive Voice: I gave him a book.
A book is given him by me.
He was given a book by me.
He has given a book by me.
A book has been given him by me.
(xv) Choose the correct Active Voice. A novel was not read by them.
They did not read a novel.
They do not read a novel.
They have not read a novel.
They were not reading a novel.
English Past Paper 10th Class 2015 Karachi Board
SECTION “B” (SHORT-ANSWER QUESTIONS)
2.(a) Answer any 8 of the following questions in Three to Four sentences each: (24)
(i) Why did the Caliph Haroon ur Rasheed go through the streets of Baghdad at night?
(ii) How would we be a.ble to meet the needs of ever-growing population of our country?
(iii) Why was King Faisal against the State of Israel? What did he do for the Arabs in their war against Israel?
(iv) How did conjurer entertain the people in the village fair?
(v) Why the children were surprised when their mother asked them to go shopping with her?
(vi) How you can say that Moazzam was simple & trusting?
(vii) What were the feelings of Children when they stood looking at the hills after visiting the Khyber Pass?
(viii) Describe the process of mending a puncture?
(ix) What is a good summary?
(x) What is the result of extreme weather on the lives of Balochis?
2.(b) Answer any FOUR of the following question in three to four sentences each:
(i) What is the meaning of the poem “The Voice of God”?
(ii) Why does the poet say that the prayer for mother on earth mingles with that in heaven?
(iii) Who has composed the poem “Casabianca”? What does the poetess teach you through this poem?
(iv) Why did the Minstrel Boy destroy his harp?
(v) Do you agree with the massage of the poem “The Man Who Wins”? Why?
English Past Paper 10th Class 2015 Karachi Board
SECTION “C” (DETAILED-ANSWER QUESTIONS)
3. Write an essay of about 100 to 120 words on any One of the following topics: (08)
(i) Last ten minutes of an interesting Cricket Match of World Cup 2015.
(ii) United we stand, divided we fall
(iii) Peaceful Karachi
(iv) My ideal personality
4. Write an application to the Headmaster/Headmistress of your school to allow you to leave the school after recess as you have an appointment with the dentist.
Write a letter to your father telling him about the security measures taken by your Headmaster I Headmistress I Principal in your school for the security of the students.
5. Translate of the following sentences into English
Make a summary of the following passage.
Care of children must go hand in hand with another duty to toughen them up, to build up their resistance and increase their courage and stress threshold by exposing them to different situations so that they may become a hard, healthy lot. We do so much to nourish the bodies of our children but do little to nourish their soul, spirit, and character. We provide them with meat and potatoes but fail to build up the muscles of their mind.
6. Read the following passage and answer the questions given below:
Nature has covered our teeth with white enamel to protect them. When we brush our teeth we should take care not to use a very hard brush or we may remove the outer layers of enamel. When we brush our teeth, we should move the brush up and down, not sideways. By moving up and down, we clean spaces between the teeth. After cleaning our teeth, we should rub our gums with our fingers and see that they are firm and red.
(i) What does white enamel do to our teeth?
(ii) What care should we take when we brush our teeth?
(iii) How should we move brush when we clean our teeth?