CBSE Class 10 English Communicative SA 2 2013 (16)

CBSE Class 10 English Communicative SA 2 2013 (16). 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 poem given below and complete the summary by filling in the appropriate words.  Supply  only one word for each blank.

WOMAN You bring peace to earth You bring reconciliation Woman

You are magnificent

You are mother

At the inn there was no room You  were between life and death You went to the stable

You brought forth your seed

You are woman

You have been despised

You have been hated

You know what it is  to fear

To worry,  to hunger and thirst

Woman

And still you know what it is to be triumphant

Cry out for joy

For your seed has multiplied

Shout  out with  great joy For you have grown strong Woman

You will bring everything to pass.

A woman is magnificent because she brings (a)_________and reconciliation.  Above all,  she  is  (b) __________. She gives  (c) __________ and as her seed multiples,  she becomes strong and  (d)___________. A woman will bring everything to (e)___________.

2.Read the passage given below  and complete the statements that follow :

Culture is  the measuring rod of civilization.    The difference  between an uncivilized barbarous country and a civilized nation lies in their culture.  When a set of people live for a long  period of time  in a particular, geographical  area respecting  certain philosophical  values and virtues  of life, there emanates a fragrance which is  called their  culture.  The quality of such culture depends  upon the type of values followed. In the beginning, the values respected by the people were ordered by external exigencies of life.  Thus, in the first age of civilization,  geographical  and climatic  conditions  and the environment  influenced  people and determined  their  values of life.  Once such values are determined  and a culture takes shape, the external environment  will have little influence over the culture thus established.

(1)    People who follow philosophical  values and virtues  of life (a)           

(2)     The  quality  of  such  culture  depends  (b)            

(3)     Culture  is  the  (c)            

(4)    Geographical  and climatic  conditions  influenced  the people (d)           

(5)     Once  culture  takes  shape,  the  external  environment  will  have  (e)            

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