CBSE Class 10 English Communicative SA 1 2013 (1)

CBSE Class 10 English Communicative SA 1 2013 (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: 

Back at the camp, as we rested for the night, I was struck by the absolute calm of the place. Oh, what a great bliss it was to get away from the unending stream of cars and trucks continuously blaring their horns even if it was only for a few days ! The peace and tranquility, we experienced, was really welcome. Next day, we awoke to the sound of the village cock. We washed at a brook rumbling near by, with clear and cool water fit to drink and cook with. The villagers insisted on cooking our meals for us and would not take a ‗no‘ for an answer. We toured the village again, visiting the ‗Balwadi school‘. Then we went to a few houses and were really surprised that they had electricity, radio sets and even a community TV provided by the government for the whole village. The chief occupation of the villagers was, of course, agriculture. A number of crops were grown and sold in the cities. I was delighted to see tube wells, sprinklers and fertilizers being used by the farmers. Truly, the villagers were progressing towards a good future. The men left their homes at dawn to work in the fields, coming home only for lunch and some rest, returning again to till the soil until dusk. The women helped them during the harvesting of the crops. They also sold their handicraft to a local cottage industry, thus contributing their share to the family income. Answer the following questions by selecting the most appropriate options from the ones given below :

(a) What struck the author back at the camp ?

   (i) the unending stream of cars and trucks blaring

   (ii) the absolute peace that was there in the rural place

   (iii) the comfort of the multi-storeyed buildings in the village

   (iv) the school in the village

(b) Who prepared the meals for the author and his friends ?

   (i) the villagers who were simple and helpful

   (ii) the village sarpanch

   (iii) the author himself with his friends

   (iv) none of the above

(c) Why did the author feel that the villagers were progressing towards a good future ?

   (i) because the villagers, both men and women, were hard -

   (ii) working and each one contributed his/her share to the family income

  (iii) because the villagers were farmers but used advanced technology intelligently because many houses had electricity, radio sets and even a community TV and a ‗Balwadi school‘ to educate children

   (iv) all of the above

(d) The meaning of the word ‗rumble‘ is :

   (i) move things about

   (ii) crumple

   (iii) disturb the peace, around

   (iv) make a deep, heavy, continuous sound

(e) The writer is a man from :

   (i) a village    (ii) a city

   (iii) a forest   (iv) a foreign country

Please click the link below to download pdf file of CBSE Class 10 English Communicative SA 1 2013 (1).

Tags: 

 


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

Storytelling Competition by CBSE

During the COVID-19, humanity has faced various situations that invoke human interest. There are stories of innovation, sacrifice, going beyond the call of duty, challenges faced and creatively solved, humour, finding joy in adversity etc. It will be highly useful to...

Board Exams Datesheet Class 10 and Class 12

Board Exams Datesheet Class 10 and Class 12 Class 10 Datesheet for Boards Class 12 Datesheet for Board Exams

Celebration of Republic Day by CBSE

As you are aware, Republic Day is celebrated every year on 26th January to honour the Constitution and Republic of our country. Celebration of this occasion annually helps youth and children of our country to be aware of the significance of Indian Constitution, unity...

SOF Science Olympiad Foundation

SOF~ The most desired name for Olympiads in the Educational World! SOF” refers to the Science Olympiad Foundation. It is an Academic Institution assisting educational based competition and enhancing competitive spirit among the School- Level students. The Science...

SOF IMO International Mathematics Olympiad

SOF IMO refers to the International Mathematics Olympiad organised by SOF, the Science Olympiad Foundation. SOF is the educational foundation involved in the academic upgradation of students. This Olympiad is a maths competitive examination conducted for the aspiring...

CBSE Practical Exams for Class 10 and 12

As per the Scheme of Examination, Practical Examination/Project/Internal Assessment is a compulsory activity which is completed by schools every year. Till last year, the window for Practical Examinations was provided from 1st January to 7th February. However, this...

×
Studies Today