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Section A-Reading (15 marks)
Q.1 Read the following passage carefully:
A clown is a special kind of entertainer who makes people laugh with his dress and tricks. His aim is to make people laugh. A person who wants to be a clown must have some special qualities. He must enjoy making people laugh. He must not mind being laughed out. He must be quick and humble to perform his tricks. Like any entertainer, he must be comfortable on stage in front of an audience. Many clowns are talented jugglers, mimics or acrobats. A clown always seems to be in trouble. When he tries to do something or solve a problem, it usually turns out worse for him. With his antics, a clown reminds people that they can solve their problems through fun and laughter.
Fill in the blanks with suitable words from the passage:
1. A clown is a type of ________________________
2. In order to perform his tricks, a clown must be quick and ___________________
3. He must be comfortable on the stage in front of _______________________
4. A clown reminds people that a people can be solved with fun and ____________
5. The job of a clown is _________________
6. The antonym of ‘uncomfortable’ is ________________________
7. The synonym of ‘problem’ is _______________
Q.2 Read the following passage carefully:
The word rupee comes from the Sanskrit Rupya or Rupa, which means silver. The very early coins before the second century B.C. were all made of silver but the coins were of any standard weight nor had any face or value printed on them. Shershah Suri first gave the name rupia to the silver coins. The last silver coins were minted in 1940 with the face of King George VI on them. In 1942, silver coin was replaced by a cupro- nickel coin for the first time. Man invented money to get power but money has become more powerful than man. All over the world, money and the power go together. The more money a person has, the more successful he is judged to be. A rich man is accepted by society even if he is corrupt or evil. Man works hard to earn more and more money and save a lot of it. He thinks that money will give him more freedom to enjoy and to have lots of fun. He thinks he will not be anyone’s slave but his own master.
Read the questions given below and write the option you consider the most appropriate in your answer sheet. [1x8=8marks]
1. The Sanskrit word Rupya or Rupa means-
a) Gold b) Glass c) Silver d) iron
2. The name Rupya was given to the silver coins first by
a) Akbar b) Ashok c) Aurangzeb d) Shershah Suri
3. The silver coin was replaced by a cupro-nickel coin for the first time in
a)1940 b)1939 c)1942 d)1914
4. Money was invented by man to be-
a)Rich b) Famous c) Powerful d) none of the above
5. The word, ‘invented’ means-
a) Made b) discovered c) created a new d) found out
6. How is a man judged in the society?
a) By his clothes b) by his money c) by his knowledge d) by his car
7. A man works hard
a) to earn more and more money b) to spend money c) to buy apples d) to buy new phone
8. Give the antonym of ‘slavery’ from the passage
a) Apple b) freedom c) enjoy d) money
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