ENGLISH SSC- I Paper 2

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Q. 1 Circle the correct option i.e. A / B / C / D. Each part carries one mark.
(I) A true patriot loves his:
A. Parents B. Sibs C. Country D. Possessions
(ii) Media provides us information as well as:
A. Entertainment B. Electricity C. Terrorism D. Residence
(iii) Hazrat Asma (RA) sold the inherited after the death of her sister.
A. House B. Land C. Jewelry D. Garden
(iv) The Sultan Ahmad Mosque is also known as Blue Mosque because of its blue:
A. Flowers B. Tiles C. Water D. Tomb
v) Which of the following is NOT caused by noise pollution?
A. Aggression B. Hypertension C. Depression D. Dengue fever
(vi) Drug addiction is caused by:
A. Medical factors B. Biological factors C. Environmental factors D. Political factors
(vii) Keep up your morale. The underlined word means:
A. Wealth B. Self-esteem C. Voice D. Flag
(viii) It was so delicate situation. The underlined word means:
A. Difficult B. Easy C. Sensitive D. Fragile
(ix) The wind whispered the rumors of the forest. This sentence is an example of
A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Personification D. Imagery
(x) He is the young man who saved my life. The underlined word is a / an:
A. Personal pronoun B. Indefinite pronoun C. Reflexive pronoun D. Relative pronoun
(xi) He is worse than his brother. The underlined word is a / an:
A. Positive degree B. Comparative degree C. Superlative degree D. Adverb of manner
(xii) She introduced me her friends.
A. To B. With C. Of D. At
(xiii) She was singing beautifully at a concert. The underlined word is an:
A. Adverb of place B. Adverb of time C. Adverb of manner D. Adverb of frequency
(xiv) He is rich, yet he is not happy. This is a:
A. Simple sentence B. Compound sentence
C. Complex sentence D. Compound complex sentence
(xv) Choose the CORRECT spelling:
A. Convolutions B. Convolushuns C. Convoleutions D. Convalutions
SECTION – B (Marks 39)
Q. 2 Answer any SIX of the following parts In about 30 to 40 words each. Each part carries 3 marks.
(6×3=18)
(i) Why was the Holy Quran sent in Arabic?
(ii) What are the qualities of a patriot?
(iii) What type of information does media provide to the people?
(iv) How did Hazrat Asma (RA) console her grandfather?
(v) Why did the Quaid have to take long tours during early days of independence?
(vi) Why is Sultan Ahmad Mosque also known as Blue Mosque?
(vii) What are the causes of drug addiction?
(viii) Why is noise dangerous for human health?
Q. 3 a. Paraphrase any ONE of the following stanzas:
(i) Continuous as the stars that shine (ii) Whose woods these are I think I know.
And twinkle on the milky way, His house is in the village though;
They stretched in never-ending line He will not see me stopping here
Along the margin of a bay: To watch his woods fill up with snow.
Ten thousand saw I at a glance,
Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.

b. Read the following stanza carefully and answer the questions given at the end: (06)
The waves beside them danced, but they
Out-did the sparkling waves in glee:
A poet could not but be gay,
In such a jocund company!
I gazed – and gazed -but little thought
What wealth the show to me had brought:
Questions:
(i) How did daffodils out do the dancing waves?
(ii) What can a poet do in such a company?
(iii) Write the meanings of underlined words in English.
Q. 4 a. Change the Voice of any FOUR of the following: (04)
(i) They caught the thief.
(ii) He had told me to do it.
(iii) Do we use milk for making cheese?
(iv) The picture is made by the boy.
(v) Do it at once.
(vi) Why did she write such a letter?
(vii) After entering the house we switch on the television.
b. Provide correct form of Verb In any FIVE of the following sentences:
(i) He (go) to school every day.
(ii) She (learn) French for two years.
(iii) Attiya (go) to school an hour ago.
(iv) The match started after I (leave) the school.
(v) I (see) him the next Thursday.
(vi) I (finish) writing this novel by June next year.
(vii) I shall take you round the fields when you (take) some rest.
(viii) He (stand) in the sun for an hour.
c. Punctuate and capitalize the following para / line(s):
a fellow nurse came near me and asked rahila, what are you doing? fighting a lost battle?
SECTION — C (Marks 21)
Q. 5 Write a letter to your friend congratulating him/ her on the marriage of his / her sister. (08)
-OR-
Write a letter to your friend thanking him / her for the books he / she lent to you.
Q. 6 Write a paragraph of about 60 to 70 words on “How to Keep Our Town Clean”.
Q. 7 Translate any EIGHT of the following sentences into English: (08)
– OR-
Write a dialogue between a brother and a sister concerning time.
-OR-
Write a dialogue between a tailor and a customer.