ENGLISH SSC- I Paper 4

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Q. 1 Circle the correct option I.e. A / B C / D. Each part carries one mark.
(i) The pagan Arabs wanted to prevent the Holy Prophet (PBUH) from preaching Allah Almighty’s message because ____________.
A. They did not believe in God B. It was threatening their dominance in the society
C. It was threatening their lives D. It was a new message
(ii) The drug addicts must be taken to ________________.
A. Police Station B. Any rehabilitation Centre
C. Home D. Proper and certified rehabilitation Centre
(iii) In the unit “All is Not Lost”, Hira’s eyes showed as if she wanted to say
A. “You are fighting a lost battle”. B. “All is not lost”.
C. “Please help me” D. “I can walk again”.
(iv) On the first day of sight Helen Keller would want to see ______________.
A. The people whose companionship has made her life worth living.
B. The thrilling miracle by which the night is transformed into day.
C. Workaday world of the present.
D. The history of man and nature
(v) Which of the following is NOT a phrase?
A. Between the devil and the deep sea B. Every hard moment in
C. God knows better. D. None of these
(vi) Well done! You won the contest”. The underlined words are____________.
A. Adverb B Linking verb C. Conjunction D. Interjection
(vii) “Some are born great”. The underlined word is a / an __________Pronoun.
A. Indefinite B. Relative C. Personal D. Possessive
(viii) Do not be jealous___________ others.
A. at B. of C. with D. to
(ix) “The crowd was dispersed”. The underlined word is a / an _________Noun.
A. Collective B. Abstract C. Proper D. Material
(x) He is rich, yet he is not happy” It is a_________- sentence.
A. Simple B. Complex C. Compound D. Compound complex
(xi) “Work hard lest you should fair. The underlined word is a / an _____________-
A. Preposition B. Adverb C. Interjection D. Conjunction
(xii) The woods are lovely, dark and deep”. In this line we find an example of__________.
A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Alliteration D. Personification
(xiii) “Keep up your morale” The similar meaning of the underlined word is ___________.
A. Self-esteem B. Faith C. Voice D. Wealth
(xiv) The opposite meaning of ‘Covered’ is ____________.
A. Concealed B. Screened C. Masked D. Exposed
(xv) Choose the CORRECT spellings.
A. Convalutions B. Convolutions C. Convoleutions D. Convolushuns
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 x 3 = 18 )
(i) What was the first revelation conveyed to the Holy Prophet (SAW) in the cave of Hira?
(ii) What message do you get from the life of Hazrat Asma (RA)?
(iii) How will you define Patriotism?
(iv) What is the result of neglecting the advice of the Quaid?
(v) Describe some qualities of the nurse in the story ‘All is Not Lost’
(vi) How can we cope with the serious problem of noise pollution?
(vii) What happens when media is allowed to play its role unchecked?
(viii) Who was Helen Keller?
Q. 3 a. Paraphrase any ONE of the following stanzas: (03)
(i) A poet could not but be gay, (ii) Whose woods these are I think I know
In such a Jocund company, His house is in the village though:
I gazed — and gazed — but little thought He will not see me stopping here
What wealth the show to me had brought: To watch his woods fill up with snow.
b. Read the following stanza carefully and answer the questions given at the end:
He gives his harness bells a shake
To ask if there is some mistake.
The only other sound’s the sweep
Of easy wind and downy flake.
Questions:
(i) Why does he shake his harness bells?
(ii) What is the only sound there?
(iii) What atmosphere do you feel in the stanza?
Q. 4 a. Change the Voice of any FOUR of the following: (04)
(i) He had not applied for Job
(ii) Where was the lion drinking water?
(iii) You invited me to tea.
(iv) Who will face the danger for you?
(v) Your promise was not fulfilled by you.
(vi) Help the needy.
(vii) He does not listen to me
b. Provide correct form of Verb of any FIVE of the following sentences:
(i) He (be) ill yesterday
(ii) If he (work) hard, he will win the competition.
(iii) No sooner did he see the lion than he (run) away.
(iv) Two and two (make) four.
(v) He (leave) twenty minutes ago.
(vi) He (stand) in the sun for an hour.
(vii) The rain had stopped before he (reach) home.
(viii) If you (not use) a mosquito net, you may catch malaria.
c. Punctuate and capitalize the following para / line(s):
Son of my brother go thy way none will dare touch thee i shall never forsake thee.
SECTION – C (Marks 21)
O. 5 Write a letter to your friend thanking him for the books he lent to you.
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Write a letter to your mother about the test you have just taken.
O. 6 Write a paragraph of about 50 to 70 words on “How to Keep Our Town Clean”.
O. 7 Translate any EIGHT of the following sentences into English:
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Write a dialogue between two friends on “The Problem of Drug Addiction in Pakistan.
-OR-
Write a dialogue between a tailor and customer.