CBSE Class 10 English Communicative SA 1 2012 (1)

CBSE Class 10 English Communicative SA 1 2012 (1). 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.

Summative Assessment – I, 2011

ENGLISH COMMUNICATIVE

Class - X

SECTION A

Q1. Read the following passage carefully: 

Marco Polo was born in 1254 in the Venetian Republic. The city of Venice, Italy was at the centre of the Venetian Republic. When he was 17 years old, he went to China with his father, Niccolo, and his uncle, Maffeo. Pope Gregory X sent them to visit Kublai Khan, the emperor of China. Kublai Khan liked Marco Polo. He enjoyed Marco Polo‘s stories about many lands. Kublai Khan gave Macro Polo a job. He sent Polo on diplomatic missions. He also made him governor of Yangzhou, an important trading city. When Marco Polo went back to the Venetian Republic, he talked about his life in China. Few believed his stories. In 1298, he went to jail during a war between Venice and Genoa. While he was a prisoner in jail, he dictated his stories about China to another man in jail. The man wrote down the stories. The stories became the book, ―The Travels of Marco Polo.‖ Each chapter of the book covers a specific region of China. Each chapter is about the military, farming, religion, and culture of a certain area. The book was translated into many languages. Marco Polo got out of jail in 1299. He went back to Venice to join his father and uncle. He became very rich. In 1300 he got married, and he and his wife had three children. Marco Polo died in 1324. He was almost 70 years old.

(a) Marco Polo visited__________ in China.

   (i) Niccolo

   (ii) Maffeo

   (iii) Pope Gregory X

   (iv) Kublai Khan

(b) In China, Marco Polo worked as a__________.

   (i) storyteller.

   (ii) governor.

   (iii) writer.

   (iv) trader.

(c) Marco Polo‘s stories were written by __________.

   (i) His father

   (ii) His uncle

   (iii) A prisoner

   (iv) The emperor

(d) Marco Polo went to jail in __________.

   (i) 1298

   (ii) 1299

   (iii) 1300

   (iv) 1324

(e) In 1298 there was a war between __________.

   (i) Italy and China

   (ii) China and Venice

   (iii) Venice and Genoa

   (iv) Yangzhou and Genoa

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