1. Choose the correct answer for each from the given options: (15)
1. Choose the correct word: Success begins with a fellow’s.
2. Choose the correct name of the city: Mila Chiraghan is held every year at.
3. Choose the correct Interrogative form: She cut the cake of her. birthday.
Do she cut the cake of her birthday?
Does she cut the cake of her birthday?
Does she cuts the cake of her birthday?
Did she cut the cake of her birthday?
4. Choose the correct Preposition: His father died – Cancer.
5. Choose the suitable Article: The sun went down below — horizon.
none of these
6. Choose the correct Direct Narration: The teacher told the boys that man is mortal.
The teacher said to the boys, “Man was mortal.”
The teacher said to the boys, “Man is mortal.”
The teacher said to the boys, “Man will be mortal.”
The teacher said to the boys, “Man has been mortal.”
7. Choose the correct Negative form: I have a mobile phone.
I have not a mobile phone.
I had not a mobile phone.
I did not have a mobile phone.
I does not have a mobile phone.
8. Choose the correct Indirect Narration: He said to them, “Do not spit here.”
He told them to spit here.
He forbade them to spit there.
He forbade them not to spit there.
He asked them to spit here.
9. Choose the correct Active Voice: My jug has been broken.
Someone has broken my jug.
My jug has broken.
Someone broke my jug.
They have breken any jug.
10. Choose the correct Present Indefinite Tense: The teacher taught us grammar.
The teacher teach us grammar.
The teacher is teaching us grammar.
The teacher has taught us grammar.
The teacher teaches us grammar.
11. Choose the correct Passive Voice: I brought this news to him.
This news was brought to him by me.
This news has been brought to him by me.
This news are brought to him by me.
This news were brought to him by me.
12. Choose the correct Affirmative form: Na-sar does not do his homework.
Nasar does his homework.
Nasar do his homework.
Nasar has done his homework.
Nasar is doing his homework.
13. choose the correct Punctuated sentence: are you busy Amjad said to me
“Are you busy?” Amjad said to me.
“Are you busy Amjad said to me.
“are you busy?” Amjad said to me.
“Are you busy!·” Amjad said to me.
14. Choose the correct Present Perfect Tense: They caught fish from the river.
They had caught fish from the river.
They are catching fish from the river.
They have caught fish from the river.
They were catching fish from the river.
15. Choose the correct meaning of the Idiom: To poke one’s nose into.
To feel proud
English Past Paper 10th Class 2017 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 Caliph Haroon-ur-Rasheed disguise himself?
(ii) From where freshwater fish are caught & how is it done
(iii) Why is Punjab called the heart of Pakistan?
(iv) How is the parcel game played?
(v) Who lives in the mountains of the Khyber Pass and which is the highest place along the pass?
(vi) Why did King Faisal consider education very important for the progress of his people and what did he do for it?
(vii) What did Moazzam do when Azam was milking the cow?
(viii) What is the difference between the old and the modern methods of farming?
(ix) How has China been able to make such rapid progress in all walks of life?
(x) What were the different entertainments in the fair for the children?
(b) Answer any 8 questions in three or four sentences each. (12)
(i) What lesson do we learn from the poem “Casabianca?”
(ii) Who tramp? What was the tramp doing when the railway carriage passed?
(iii) What future does the poet Charles Mackay promise us in the poem “There’s a Good Time Coming?”
(iv) What kind of people raise the dignity of the nation?
(v) Who wrote the poem “The Man Who wins”? Do you agree with the message of the poem? Why?
(vi) Why the poet gives the credit for all great achievements of people to their mothers?
English Past Paper 10th Class 2017 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) The profession I like most.
(ii) A need of National Unity.
(iii) An Exciting one-day cricket match.
(iv) Sindh Festival
4. Write a letter to the Editor of a newspaper complaining against the unsanitary conditions in your locality.
Write an application to the Headmaster/Headmistress of your school requesting him/her to grant you leave for fifteen days to perform Umrah.
5. Translate any five of the following sentences into English:
Make a summary of the following passage:
Sports can be used for both purposes, good and evil. If used well, sports can teach endurance, courage, cooperation, fair play, a healthy respect for rules and the quality of putting group interest over one’s own personal interest. If used badly, they breed undesirable vanity and rivalry. Thus sports can be used other to promote warlike tendencies or inculcate the value of peace and cooperation.
6. Read the following passage and answer the questions given at the end:
Arabia is mostly a desert, so hot that it is impossible to walk over it bare-footed during the day. Occasionally, however, one graceful, shadowy fig and palm trees on its banks and green grass growing all around it. The Arabs are nomads. The Arabs are nomads. They live in portable tends and eat figs and dates. They also preserve dates. Arabian horses are the best in the world. The Arabs deeply love their horses and never treat them as beasts of burden. In fact, it is the camel, rightly called the ship of the desert that is used to carry goods.
(i) Describe an oasis.
(ii) What does the diet of the Arabs chiefly consist of?
(iii) How are horses treated, in Arabia?
(iv) How do the Arabs transport their goods?
(v) Give the other degrees of adjectives ‘bad’ and ‘clever’.