SSLC EXAM. SEP – 2020


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        SUB. – ENGLISH (SL)

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
 4 x1-4

1. Read the given conversation and choose the correct
infinitive

Prakruthi : How are you Sushcela ?

Susheela : I am fine. Thank you.

Prakruthi Did you watch the first ODI between India and Australia ?

Susheela No, but I am planning to see the second ODI at Chinnaswamy
stadium this Saturday.

Prakruthi : Good, please go along with your family.

(A) did         

(B) planning

(C) to see

(D) go.

2. Read the given conversation and choose the language
function for the underlined
sentence:

Vivek : Hello Tilak, what are you doing now ?

Tilak : I am doing my post-graduation in English.

Vivek : Is it ? Could you please teach me some
grammatical structures in English language
?

Tilak : OK my dear friend.

(A) request

(B) advice

 (C) offering help

 (D) accepting.

3. Fill in the blank choosing the suitable modal auxiliary:

 Being the citizens
of India, we keep our country clean and tidy.

(A) can

(B) may

(C) must

 (D) might

4. Read the conversation and fill in the blank with correct
if clause’ choosing from the given alternatives:

Savitha : Did you go to the
Bharatanatyam programme ?

Madhura : Yes, I had been with my family. It was
fantastic.

Savitha : If you had called me,I ..
joined you.

(A) 
should have

(B) 
shouldn’t
have

(C) 
wouldn’t have

(D) 
would have





 


II. Do as directed:                                          

5: Combine the word in Column -A with its collocative
word in Column-B :

A                                   B 

march                    {first, long, past, last}

6. Which one of the following words has two syllables ?

answer, homophone, school, yesterday.

7. Give one word answer for the following:

A type
of small deer which has large beautiful eyes

8. Fill in the blank with most appropriate homophone given
in bracket:

My grandmother knew many tales, tails) which she told
every Now and then.

9. Write the correct question tag

Abhinav scored a goal in the football match,

10. Read the following conversation and change the underlined
sentence into passive
voice:

Sumana: liello Prakash, where are your friends ?

Prakash : Hi Sumana,They are
playing Kabaddi.

11 Frame a question to get the underlined words as answer

The religion teaches liberty, equality and fraternity

12 Combine the following sentences using too….to

The bag is heavy.I cannot lift it.

13. Write the correct form of the verb given in bracket and
fill in the blank:

      Daily, Laxmi . ( be + go) in a car to reach her office in time.

14. Fill in the blank with appropriate preposition.

     Ramesh was confined……. bed because of fever.

15 Fill in the blank using suitable linker:

Anagh was teaching his son about living .………..
non-living things.

16. Fill in the blank with the correct phrasal verb:

 The guest gave …………………… ( away, up ) the
prizes to the winners.


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SSLC EXAM JUNE 2020

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.4
x1-4

1. Choose the appropriate question tag and fill in the blank.

Rockets
carry satellites and people into space, .. ?

(A)
doesn’t they     (C) didn’t they

(B)
don’t they                 (D) did they

2. Read the given conversation and choose the language function
for the underlined
sentence:

Archana
: Good morning Deepa.

Deepa
: Very good morning. What can I do for you ?

Archana:
If you don’t mind, could I use your pen ?

Deepa
It’s a pleasure. You can

(A)
Giving direction

(B)
Offering help

(C)
Seeking permission

(D)
Expressing agreement.

3. Fill in the blank choosing the appropriate if clause :

Aranda
: Akash, I’m going to picnic tomorrow.Will you come tomorrow?

Akash
: Thank you for inviting me. If you had told me earlier,

     I…………………….joined you.

(A)
would not have

(B)
would have

(C)
shall have

 (D) will have.

4. Read the given conversation and choose the passive form of
the underlined sentence

Tanushree
: Hello, Panchami, where did you go yesterday ?

Panchami:
I went shopping.

Tanushree
: Did you buy anything ?

Panchami
: Yes, I have bought some hooks.

(A)
Some books had been bought by me

B)
Some books will have been bought by me

(C)
Some books were bought by me

(D)Some
books have been bought by me.

II.Do
as directed :

5. Combine the word in Column -A with its collocative word in
Column-B

 
A                                          B

fast                       (
table, food, water, breakfast)

6. Which one of the following words has two syllables ?

committee,
capacity, combine, call.




7. Write the correct form of the word given in bracket:

The
art of ………………… ( educate) is to educate the heart.

8. Fill in the blank using the correct article :

Shyam
is learning to play…………. sitar.

9. Identify the part of speech of the underlined word:

We
should use eco-friendly things.

10. Fill in the blank using suitable linker:

Kuvempu
was the poet……………. wrote the Ramayana Darshanam’.

11. Fill in the blank with appropriate preposition

KRS
dam has been constructed the river Kaveri.

12. Fill in the blank with appropriate tense form of the verb
given in bracket :

Encyclopaedia
. ………… ( give us basic information on every subject.

13. Use the word ‘smile’ as verb in a sentence.

14. Change into superlative degree :

Goa
smaller than any other state in India.

15. Frame a question to get the underlined word as answer

Anupama
sings melodiously.

16. Read the following conversation and change the underlined
sentence into reported
speech :

John
: Here’s a camera for you Lakshmi.

Lakshmi
: When did you buy it John?

John
showed Lakshmi a camera.

She
asked him…………………….




SSLC JUNE
2019

PROSE

1. The British rulers
followed the policy of ‘Divide and Rule’ to

(A) bring about a veritable revolution

(B) strengthen their control over the
Indians

(C) establish colonial rule in India

(D) defeat the native rulers of India.

2. During the Cold war,
every man, woman and child lived under the threat of

(A) destruction by nuclear weapons

(B) environmental catastrophes

(C) release of radioactivity

(D) outburst of mass violence.

3. Diego says, “Why should
one man have the lives of fifty in his hands ?” The

‘one man’ refers to

(A) Pedro                       (B) Columbus

(C) Guillermo                (D) Francisco

Poetry

4. In the poem, ‘I am the land’, the land is suffocated due to

(A)
plants 

(B) fences 

(C) guns 

(D) muddy holes.

5. “But his little daughter whispered As she took his icy hand.”

(a)
Whose daughter was she ?

(b)
What did she say to him ?

(c)
What was the effect of her words ?




Vocabulary

 6. Which one of the
following words has only two syllables ?

realise, prepare, shake, justify.

7. Fill in the blanks choosing the appropriate words given in
brackets :

 No one knew the ……………. answer. Yet
we had to ………….. the answer. (write,right )

8. Combine the word in Column-A with its collocative word in
Column-B :
 

  Column-A           Column-B

     scare               [
pigeon, crow, peacock, eagle. ]

9. Fill in the blank using correct prefix to make the opposite
of the word underlined :

Ranjit
is capable of riding a scooter but ………………. of driving a car.

GRAMMAR ( Language
Use )

10. Read the given conversation and choose the language function
for the underlined sentence :

Ramya
: Hello Salma, Good morning

Salma
: Good morning, Ramya.

Ramya
: Why are you carrying so many files ?

They
are heavy. I’ll carry them for you.

Salma
: Thank you. It is very kind of you.

(A)
Giving suggestion                       

(B)
Offering help

(C)
Making a request                       

(D)
Expressing gratitude.

11. Read the conversation and identify ‘to infinitive’ :  

Mother
: Where had you been Akash ? You are so late ?

Akash
: I went to hospital, mom.

Mother
: Why ? What happened ?

Akash
: My friend is sick and hospitalised. His mother asked me to buy some fruits
for him.

(A)
went                

(B) had been        

(C) to buy             

(D) asked.

12. The constitution is a fundamental document,
……………… ?

The
question tag to be used for the above sentence is

(A)
is it                 

(B) isn’t it   

(C) hasn’t it          

(D)
doesn’t it.

13. Read the conversation and fill in the blank with correct ‘If
clause’ choosing from the given alternatives :

Teacher
: What do you think after celebrating ‘No Plastic Day’ children ?

Student
: We have understood that the plastics are the main reasons for the earth’s
pollution sir.

Teacher
: You are right. If we were aware about the hazards of plastics, we ………
………. stopped using it earlier.

(A)
would have             (B) would not
have      

(C) should have            (D) will not have.

14. Fill in the blanks with appropriate ‘article’ and
‘preposition’ :

As
an MLA, Mr. Diwakar has made effective debates in …………… state
assembly on a variety …………….. subjects.

15. Fill in the blanks using the suitable linking words given in
brackets :

Santhosh
and his friends always work …………… play together. One day, after the
work, they went to a hotel ……………… it was closed. ( because, and,
or, but )

Reference Skill

16. Decode the SMS into a sentence :       ‘Try it jst 1s again’

17. Which source of information would you refer to know about
today’s weather report ?

 (A) Atlas                        

(B)
Encyclopaedia                 

(C)
Newspaper              

(D) Magazine.




SSLC March/April 2019

SSLC MARCH 2019

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.

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.

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.

V.
Choose the most appropriate alternative and write the complete answer with the
letter of alphabet in the answer-book

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.

Vocabulary

XI.
20. Combine the word in Column-A with its collocative word in Column-B :

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 :

 One who is trained in doing acts of public
service

 23. Fill in the blanks choosing the
appropriate words given in brackets :

It
was easy to contact you because I …………… your …………….
address. ( new, knew )

SECTION – B Reading

XIII.
28. Rearrange the jumbled words into a meaningful sentence :

lovely
/ how / flowers / these / are !

31.
Look at the two pictures. Write a sentence using ‘bigger than’ based on what
you see :

SSLC EXAM. ENGLISH (SL)


GRAMMAR ( Language Use )

XVI.
35. Read the given conversation and choose the language function of the
underlined sentence :

Mother
: Hello my dear child, why are you looking sad today ?

Adithya
: Yes mother, I am a bit upset as I got II nd place in running race.

Mother
: Oh ! Is it ? Come on my boy, it’s a happy thing that you won 2nd place. Practice
well, you will do better next time.
Adithya : Sure mother, next time I’ll
work hard and win 1st place.

Mother
: Good.

 (A) Advice               

(B)
Order         

 (C) Request

(D)
Obey.

36.
Read the conversation and identify the infinitive : 1

 Teacher : Hello students, get ready for
drawing and colouring competition tomorrow.

Raghav
: Oh ! nice sir

Raki
: Are there any prizes for that sir ?

Teacher
: Yes, sure, there will be three prizes. Don’t forget to bring colours and
other necessary things.

(A)
ready

(B)
to bring

(C)
sure

(D)
will.

37.
Fill in the blanks with appropriate preposition and article :

Ritika
went ……………… market to buy some vegetables. But ……………….
market was so crowded, she returned without buying anything.

38.
He was intelligent and honest, …………… .  

The
question tag to be used for the above sentence is

(A)
was he ?

(B)
wasn’t he ?

(C)
is he ?

(D)
isn’t he ?

39.
Fill in the blanks using the suitable linking words given in brackets :

Jesus
took the blind man to a quiet place away from the crowd ……………. gently
touched his eyes, ……………….. he could only see few movements. ( when,
but, or, and )

40.
Read the conversation and fill in the blank with correct ‘If clause’ choosing

from the given alternatives : 1

Ravi
: Hi, Sanju, How are you ?

Sanju
: Fine, thank you.

Ravi
: What is your percentage in II PUC ?

Sanju
: I got only 56%

Ravi
: Is it ! I expected more.

Sanju
: If I had studied hard I ……………. scored more marks.

Ravi
: It’s OK. Don’t worry, concentrate more on further studies.

(A)
would have

(B)
will have

(C)
might

(D)
would.

Reference Skill

44.
Decode the SMS into a sentence :

 r u hpy wt d result ?

45.
Which reference material would you refer to find out the information on floods
?

 Atlas, Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.




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