CBSE Class 10 English Communicative SA 2 2013 (6). 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 poem carefully.
The Paper Boats
Day by day I float my paper boats one by one down the running stream
In big black letters. I write my name on them and the name of the village where I live
I hope that someone in some strange land will find them and know who I am.
I load my little boats with Shiuli flowers from our garden, and hope that these blooms of the dawn
will be carried safely to land in the night.
I launch my paper boats and look up into the sky and see the little clouds setting their white bulging sails.
I know not what playmate of mine in the sky sends them down the air to race with my boats!
When night comes I bury my face in my arms and dream that my paper boats float on and on under the midnight stars.
The fairies of sleep are sailing in them, and the laden is their baskets full of dreams.
RABINDRANATH TAGORE Complete the statements given below by picking the most appropriate options.
(a) Everyday the poet __________________.
(i) played in the sand
(ii) rowed the boat in the river
(iii) floated paperboats in the stream
(iv) built sand castles
(b) The poet wrote his and his village's name on the boats as .
(i) he wanted strangers to know who he was
(ii) people would write him letters
(iii) he would become famous
(iv) he too would know their names
(c) At night in the dreams, the poet saw that .
(i) the paper boats had lost their way
(ii) he had big ships
(iii) the paper boats were floating under the stars
(iv) the boats had capsized
(d) 'Blooms of the dawn' mean __________________.
(i) blooming in the morning
(ii) flower in the twilight
(iii) flowers that bloom in the morning
(e) The poem expresses a feeling of .
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