slip test 1

10th Standard

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English

Time : 00:02:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 100
    15 x 1 = 15
  1. The rich man was from ________.

    (a)

    Nagaland

    (b)

    Thailand

    (c)

    Finland

  2. Everything falls to the ground ________ earth's gravitational pull. .

    (a)

    in addition to

    (b)

    because of

    (c)

    cause of

  3. The trial was conducted _________ the procedure oflaw.

    (a)

    in accordance with

    (b)

    due to

    (c)

    despite of

  4. There is a temple right ________ my house.

    (a)

    in back of

    (b)

    apart from

    (c)

    in front of

  5. As a _________ of his hard work, he achieved the target

    (a)

    instead of

    (b)

    result of

    (c)

    apart from

  6. Failure is often the _______ negligence.

    (a)

    effect of

    (b)

    consequence of

    (c)

    reason of

  7. Children are given toys _________ sweets on Children's day.

    (a)

    on top of

    (b)

    in addition to

    (c)

    due to

  8. The parents must be informed _________ any indiscipline of their wards.

    (a)

    because of

    (b)

    in case of

    (c)

    in spite of

  9. He didn't turn up ________ his busy schedule.

    (a)

    consequence of

    (b)

    due to

    (c)

    except for

  10. Global warming is ________ the green house emission.

    (a)

    an effect of

    (b)

    in spite of

    (c)

    in addition to

  11. What is the singular form of the word days?

    (a)

    day

    (b)

    dae

    (c)

    doy

  12. What is the singular form of the word data

    (a)

    date

    (b)

    datum

    (c)

    datae

  13. What is the singular form of the word taxis?

    (a)

    taxie

    (b)

    taxies

    (c)

    taxi

  14. What is the singular form of the word ladies?

    (a)

    lady

    (b)

    ladices

    (c)

    ladys

  15. What is the singular form of the word oxen?

    (a)

    axe

    (b)

    oxe

    (c)

    ox

  16. 10 x 2 = 20
  17. Write a recipe of your favourite dish in passive voice. Remember to list out the ingredients of the dish you have chosen and their quantity. Use Simple Present tense to write your recipe.

  18. Write a report of an event held at your school using Passive voice. Use Simple Past Tense to narrate the event.

  19. Title summarises the story. paragraph is a part of the story. Look at the following expressions and find out the paragraph that best suit these expressions.
    Oh, No! But it happens!

  20. Title summarises the story. paragraph is a part of the story. Look at the following expressions and find out the paragraph that best suit these expressions.
    Don't let out your traveling dates

  21. Title summarises the story. paragraph is a part of the story. Look at the following expressions and find out the paragraph that best suit these expressions.
    Anyway, people will be people.

  22. How many members were there in the family?

  23. Where did the noise come from?

  24. Why did the narrator's brother Herman, slam the door?

  25. Why was Mrs. Bodwell talking about selling the house?

  26. How many policemen entered the house?

  27. 10 x 1 = 10
  28. How was the young seagull's first attempt to fly?

  29. How did the parents support and encourage the young seagull's brothers and sister?

  30. Give an instance that shows the pathetic condition of the young bird.

  31. How did the bird try to reach its parents without having to fly?

  32. Do you think that the young seagull's parents were harsh to him? Why?

  33. Why was the narrator sorry to have paid attention to the footsteps?

  34. Why did Herman and the author slam the doors?

  35. What woke up the mother?

  36. What do you understand by the mother's act of throwing the shoe?

  37. Why do you think Mrs. Bodwell wanted to sell the house?

  38. 5 x 1 = 5
  39. The young seagull was alone on his ledge. He had been afraid to fly with them. Somehow, when he had taken a little run forward to the brink of the ledge and attempted to flap his wings, he became afraid. The great expanse of sea stretched down beneath, and it was such a long way down - miles down.

    (a)

    accompanied

    (b)

    unaccompanied

    (c)

    prevalent

    (d)

    together

  40. The young seagull was alone on his ledge. He had been afraid to fly with them. Somehow, when he had taken a little run forward to the brink of the ledge and attempted to flap his wings, he became afraid. The great expanse of sea stretched down beneath, and it was such a long way down - miles down.

    (a)

    trench

    (b)

    cavity

    (c)

    narrow shelf

    (d)

    dent

  41. The young seagull was alone on his ledge. He had been afraid to fly with them. Somehow, when he had taken a little run forward to the brink of the ledge and attempted to flap his wings, he became afraid. The great expanse of sea stretched down beneath, and it was such a long way down - miles down.

    (a)

    bold

    (b)

    valiant

    (c)

    confident

    (d)

    frightened

  42. The young seagull was alone on his ledge. He had been afraid to fly with them. Somehow, when he had taken a little run forward to the brink of the ledge and attempted to flap his wings, he became afraid. The great expanse of sea stretched down beneath, and it was such a long way down - miles down.

    (a)

    limitation

    (b)

    area

    (c)

    height

    (d)

    extreme

  43. The young seagull was alone on his ledge. He had been afraid to fly with them. Somehow, when he had taken a little run forward to the brink of the ledge and attempted to flap his wings, he became afraid. The great expanse of sea stretched down beneath, and it was such a long way down - miles down.

    (a)

    lofty

    (b)

    above

    (c)

    below

    (d)

    higher

  44. 4 x 2 = 8
  45. Describe the struggles underwent by the young seagull to overcome its fear of flying.

  46. Your parents sometimes behave like the young bird's parents. They may seem cruel and unrelenting. Does it mean that they do not care for you? Explain your views about it with reference from the story.

  47. Describe the funny incident that caused the confusion in the house.

  48. Narrate the extensive search operation made by the policemen in the house.

  49. 5 x 2 = 10
  50. With forward face and unreluctant soul;
    Not hurrying to, nor turning from the goal;
    What literary device is used here?

  51. With forward face and unreluctant soul;
    Not hurrying to, nor turning from the goal
    Pick out the alliterated words in these lines.

  52. "So let the way wind up the hill or down"
    What is the figure of speech used here?

  53. "And before he dreams of the terrible jumble
    He s adopted into thefamily of Grumble"
    Pick out the rhyming words in these lines.

  54. "And if everything pleased them, there isn't a doubt
    They'd growl that they'd nothing to grumble about"
    Pick out the rhyming words in these lines.

  55. 2 x 2 = 4
  56. Describe the journey of life as depicted in the poem by Henry Van Dyke.

  57. What is the message of the poem "Life"?

  58. 5 x 1 = 5
  59. The students visited ____________ city.

    ()

    Darjeeling

  60. ________is the third highest mountain in the world.

    ()

    Kanchenjunga

  61. _________ hill is 13 km away from Darjeeling.

    ()

    Tiger

  62. The drinking water is supplied by ________ lake to the city.

    ()

    Senchal

  63. After Senchallake, they visited __________

    ()

    Batasia Loop, a spiral railway near Ghum

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