CBSE Class 10 English Communicative Question Paper 2006 (4)

CBSE Class 10 English Communicative Question Paper 2006 (4). Students can download the last year question papers using the link below. Free download of examination question papers with solutions. Last 10 year question papers should be practiced to get better marks in examinations.


1. Read the following poem carefully and answer the questions that follow: 


   1. The rain falls gently

   2. Quenching the thirst of a landscape

   3. Parched by the rays of the hot summer sun

   4. The song of the birds is now silenced

   5. The petals of a once brilliant flower have faded.

   6. A bright azure sky with soft white clouds is gone

   7. Replaced by the gray dampness of the season

   8. The caressing breeze of summer

   9. Has turned into the blustering winds of fall.

   10. Leaves once proudly perched on the limbs of trees,

   11. Now dance gaily through the air,

   12. Brightly coloured ia the warm tones of autumn.

   13. Children laughing merrily on their way

   14. As they hear the crackling sound of leaves beneath their feet.

   15. A jack-o-lantern sits in the window,

   16. Showing a wide, toothless grin or scowling frown.

   17. The snapping of pitch from a burning log

   18. The faint scent of pine filling the room

   19. Flames leaping about as if it were a ballet

   20. Performing for its audience

   21. The soft, comforting glow of candlelight,

   22. Bringing with it serenity and quiet thoughts.

   23. I sit in amazement watching all that is around me.

   24. Yes, there is a God.

   25. Only He could have made the wonders I see before me

   26. I will accept the solitude and indifference of winter.

   27. So I may anticipate and appreciate

   28. The re-birth of spring.

1.1 Read the following summary. Complete it by writing the missing words against the correct blank number in your answer sheet : 

Outside on an autumn day children (a) ………………. which were lying on the ground making a (b) ……….. Inside the room, the burning log in the fireplace was giving off the (c) ………………….. The flames looked like as if they were (d) ………………….. and the soft comforting candlelight made the poet (e) ……………... serene thoughts. The poet was (f) …………………… as he watched God’s creation. He looked forward to (g) ……………….. the spring season even though he knew he would have to accept the winter’s (h) ……….

1.2 Select 8 characteristics of the autumn season and write them in your answer sheet. 

2. Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow: 

The Underwater Coral City

1. Coral reefs are warm, clear, shallow ocean habitats that are rich in life. The reef’s massive structure is formed from coral polyps, tiny animals that live in colonies. When coral polyps die, they leave behind a hard, stony, branching structure made of limestone.

2. There are two types of corals, hard corals and soft corals. Hard corals (like brain coral and elkhorn coral) have hard, limestone skeletons which form the basis of coral reefs. Soft corals (like sea fingers and seawhips) do not build reefs.

3. Coral reefs develop in shallow, warm water, usually near land, and mostly in the tropics; corals prefer temperatures between 70 and 85°F (21-30°C). There are coral reefs off the eastern coast of Africa, off the southern coast of India, in the Red Sea, and off the coasts of northeast and northwest Australia and on to Polynesia. There are also coral reefs off the coast of Florida, USA, to the Caribbean, and down to Brazil.

4. The Great Barrier Reef (off the coast of NE Australia) is the largest coral reef in the World. It is over 1,257 miles (2000 km) long.

5. Many coral reefs are dying. Major threats to coral reefs are water pollution (from sewage and agricultural runoff), dredging off the coast, careless collecting of coral specimens, and sedimentation, (when silt or sand from construction or mining projects muddies the waters of a reef and kills corals, which need light to live).

6. The under water coral city is a unique and diverse collection of colourful and weirdly patterned animals. This city is planned by tiny architects who have devised an inter-related web of large and complex structures, intricate waste disposal system, even its own water conditioning plant. Most of the problems

Please click the link below to download pdf file of CBSE Class 10 English Communicative Question Paper 2006 (4).



Click to View or Download pdf file
Click for more English Study Material

Latest NCERT & CBSE News

Read the latest news and announcements from NCERT and CBSE below. Important updates relating to your studies which will help you to keep yourself updated with latest happenings in school level education. Keep yourself updated with all latest news and also read articles from teachers which will help you to improve your studies, increase motivation level and promote faster learning

Latest CBSE Syllabus for 2021 2022 PDF Download

Latest Syllabus for Class 12 for 2021 2022 Latest Syllabus for Class 11 for 2021 2022 Latest Syllabus for Class 10 for 2021 2022 Latest Syllabus for Class 9 for 2021 2022 CBSE has issued the latest syllabus for the academic year 2021 2022 which is applicable for all...

Time management for CBSE students

The first thing to learn about Time Management is that time is theoretical so you can’t really manage it. What you do when you get into time management, is that you manage yourself. You decide what has to be done, when it must be done and how to do it in the stipulated...

CBSE Assessment Framework

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today, announced a suggested competency-based assessment framework to strengthen India’s existing school education system for secondary level (classes 6-10) and improve the overall learning outcomes of students across...

ICSE Board Exams Cancelled

The ICSE (Class X) 2021 Examination: Given the present worsening situation of the Covid- 19 Pandemic in the country, the CISCE has decided to CANCEL the ICSE (Class X) 2021 Examination. The options given in the earlier Circular dated 16th April 2021, now stands...

Class 10 Boards Cancelled Class 12 postponed

Looking to the present situation of the pandemic and school closures, and also taking in account the safety and well-being of the students, it is decided as follows:   1. The Board Exams for Class XIIth to be held from May 4th to June, 14th, 2021 are hereby postponed....

Studies Today