Thursday, 2 March 2017



1. Circle the correct option. (15)
(i) Hazrat Ayesha (RA) had a splendid quality of __________. (painting, oration, reading, writing)
(ii) The crafts are limited to a specific area because of the availability of __________. (climate of the region, number of craftsmen in the region, popularity of the region, resources of the region)
(iii) A state of __________ takes hold of a drug addict. (intoxication, drowsiness, sleeplessness, listlessness)
(iv) What was another technique used by the Holy Prophet (PBUH)? (demonstration, climax, gesture, writing down an idea)
(v) Computers definitely are going to create __________ somewhere, sooner or later! Lets wait and see! (havoc, symphony, harmony, success)
(vi) "Freight has shifted mainly to the road transport". What does the underlined word mean? (bullock carts, conveyance, cargo, time bar)
(vii) "To develop the traffic sense" means __________. (observe traffic rules, go on full speed, walk on the road, be challaned)
(viii) What does the word 'Induce' mean? (persuade, dissuade, annoy, suggest)
(ix) Choose the correct spelling (conceet, conciet, concete, conceit)
(x) "He is the young man who saved my life". The underlined word is a/an __________. (personal pronoun, relative pronoun, indefinite pronoun, reflexive pronoun)
(xi) "The rain (stop) when I came out of my school". The correct verb in parenthesis is __________. (stops, is stopped, has stopped, had been stopped)
(xii) "The team has had enough practice." The underlined word is a/an __________.  (verb, adverb, noun, adjective)
(xiii) "Either he is fool or a knave." The underlined word is a/an __________. (conjunction, interjection, adverb, pronoun)
(xiv) "You are a very clever boy." The underlined word is a/an __________.  (adjective, verb, adverb, noun)
(xv) "The rose is a sweet flower." The underlined word is a/an __________. (article, vowel, definite article, indefinite article)
2. Answer any FIVE of the following parts in about 30 to 40 words each. Each part carries three marks. (15)
(i) How can we create mass awareness about the damaging effects of drugs?
(ii) What kind of gestures made Holy Prophet's (PBUH) speech effective in his address of Hajjat-ul-Wida?
(iii) What is the importance of transport?
(iv) What do the crafts exhibit about their region?
(v) What did the Quaid-e-Azam say in an interview to Beverley Nicholas?
(vi) What does a man lose when he tries to attain his heart's desire? (Refer to the lesson -- A Father's Advice)
(vii) Briefly describe Hazrat Ali's (RA) early childhood.
3. (a) Paraphrase any ONE of the following stanzas. (03)
(i) This man is free from servile bands
Of hope to rise or fear to fall;
Lord of himself, though not of lands,
And having nothing, yet hath all,
(ii) When thou art feeble, old and grey
My healthy arm shall be thy stay
And I will soothe thy pains away.
My Mother
(b) Read the following stanza carefully and answer the questions given at the end. (06)
Awake! Arise! the athlete's arm
Loses its strength by too much rest;
The fallow land, the untitled farm,
Produces only weeds at best.
(i) What is meant by "fallow land?"
(ii) What does the poet advise the late-riser?
(iii) Explain the last two lines of the stanza.
4.  Read the following passage and answer the questions given at the end. (10)
     Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) had a great regard for his word and whenever he made a promise he kept it. Once a business partner of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) told him to wait for him at a certain place until he returned. But the man did not return, and to the utter surprise of that man and everybody the Holy Prophet (PBUH) stayed there for three days and nights. On the fourth day the man who had altogether forgotten about it, came and apologized. The Holy Prophet (PBUH) was quite cool and said, "I had promised to stay and I did." The real man is he who keeps a promise. If you have a bad memory you should neither take a promise nor give on.
(i) According to the Holy Prophet (PBUH) who is a real man? (01)
(ii) What should a person with bad memory do? (02)
(iii) Write down the meanings of the underlined words. (02)
(iv) Summarize the passage in your own words and suggest a suitable title. (05)
5. (a) Change the narration of any FOUR of the following sentences. (04)
(i) She said to me, "Please lend me your camera for a day."
(ii) He said, "Will you listen to me?"
(iii) The doctor said to the patient, "Take a complete rest and follow my direction."
(iv) He said, "She sang a beautiful song at the concert last night."
(v) He exclaimed with sorrow that she had been ruined.
(b) Use any FOUR of the following phrasal verbs in sentences. (04)
(i) Give up
(ii) Look after
(iii) Admit to
(iv) Aware of
(v) Bring up
6. Write an application to the principal of your school requesting him to issue your a character certificate. (08)
Write a letter to your brother advising him to take steps to improve his health. 
7. Write an essay on any ONE of the following topics. (150-200 words) (10)
(i) A House on Fire
(ii) A Scene at a Railway Station

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