CBSE Class 10 English Communicative SA 1 2010 (2)

CBSE Class 10 English Communicative SA 1 2010 (2). 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 practised to get better marks in examinations.

 SECTION  - A

( Reading - 20 Marks )

1.     Read the following passage carefully  :

He's  a lover  of languages,  fluent in German, French and English  and of course, his  mother tongue Tamil.  Teaching  German at the Goethe Institute  upto seven days a week, and  heading  the long  distance  learning  program in cooperation  with  IGNOU, keep him very busy. As  if his  life wasn't  hectic  enough, P. Saralathan  has translated Franz Kafka's 'Letter  to the  Father'  from the original German text into Tamil.  The Tamil translation  is  entitled   'Thandaiku'  Saralathan  says he was inspired  to translate 'Letter  to the Father'  for the potential  of Kafka's words make us look at the power wielded  by  Indian parents over their  children.    In a rare departure for contemporary Indian or Tamil  literature,  this  book explores the son's  pent up remorse towards his father. It is  not to say  that a son in India can not feel  for his  father, but according  to Saralathan, it's something  that is not really discussed openly in our patriarchal society.

Answer the following questions by selecting the most appropriate  option  from  the ones given below  :

(a)    What makes Saralathan  extremely  busy ?

(i)      seven days teaching  of German at Goethe Institute

(ii)    heads distance  learning  programme of IGNOU

(iii)   translation  into Tamil.

(iv)    all the above

(b)    Why was he inspired  to translate  Letter to the Father into Tamil ?

(i)      to make us understand Kafka's words

(ii)    to make us understand the power Indian parents hold over their  children

(iii)   to educate Indian parents

(iv)    none of the above

(c)    What has this book tried to explore ?

(i)     son's  anger towards his  father

(ii)    son's remorse towards his  father

(iii)    son's  repressed remorse towards his  father

(iv)    son's  affection  towards his  father

(d)    The word 'pent  up' in the passage means :

(i)     cordial                                   (ii)    impious

(iii)   great                                     (iv)    repressed

(e)    A patriarchal society  is  headed by :

(i)    female                                    (ii)    grown up female

(iii)   male                                       (iv)    all the three.

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