CBSE Class 10 English Communicative SA 2 2013 (2)

CBSE Class 10 English Communicative SA 2 2013 (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 given poem carefully  :

The Vampire Jack  Prelutsky

The night is still and sombre,

and in the murky  gloom arisen from his slumber,

the vampire leaves his tomb.

His eyes are pools of fire, his skin is icy white,

and blood his own desire this  woe begotten night.

Then through the silent  city, he makes his silent way, prepared to take no pity upon his hapless prey.

An open window  beckons, he grins a hungry grin,

and pausing  not one second he swiftly  climbs  within.

And there, beneath her covers, his victim lies in sleep,

with  fangs agleam,  he hovers and with  those fangs, bites  deep

The vampire drinks till sated, he fills his every pore,

and then, his  thirst abated, licks clean the dripping gore,

With powers now replenished, his thirst no longer burns.

His thirst this night is finished, so to his tomb he turns,

and there awhile  in silence he'll rest beneath the mud

until,  with  thoughts of violence,

he wakes and utters......blood!

On the basis of your reading of the above poem, complete the following statements by

choosing the correct options from those given below :

(1)    The poem is  set __________________

(a)    at night

(b)    at noon

(c)    at early dawn

(d)    in the evening

(2)    The vampire is  not human because                        .

(a)    it has icy cold skin and red eyes

(b)    its skin is cold and its eyes are red hot

(c)    it lives in a tomb and its eyes are red

(d)    it lives in a tomb, has icy skin and red eyes

(3)    He grins when he sees an open window  because                         

(a)     there are 

people who are awake

(b)    he can see people sleeping in the room

(c)    it is easy for him to get in

(d)    he loves airy spaces

(4)    The word  in the poem which  means 'nourished'  is                       

(a)     abated,

(b)    gore

(c)    agleam

(d)    replenished

(5)    The mood created by the imagery  in this poem is that     of __________.

(a)    dreaminess   

 

 (b)    terror         

(c )    disgust       

(d)    amusement

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