CBSE Class 10 English Communicative SA 2 2013 (7). 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 word. Supply one word for each blank.
The birth of a girl child, what should it bring?
A life, joyful and happy;
But what does it bring?
A sad life of sorrow and misery.
What is the future for her?
In this dark world, occupied by the distinguished man.
A life by day or by night.
Woman, you have woken up and found your true place,
In today's world of maze.
Now, here she is shining bright
Gingerly but surely ascending the throne of radiating light.
Woman, behold your future empire,
Ruled by your dynamic will
Your fame will engulf this earth like a raging fire
And you woman will flow steadily and still.
The birth of a girl child should make one's
(a)_________ happy. But, why do people feel sad and (b)________? To her, the world seems to be dark, because it is occupied by the distinguished man. However, she manages to find a (c)________for herself, in today's world of maze. The woman is sure to (d)_________the throne of glory. Her fame can be compared to a (e)________fire.
2. Read the passage given below and complete the statements which follow :
Happiness has been defined as, "the enjoyment or pleasurable satisfaction attendant upon well-being or welfare of some kind or other." It is regarded by many as "the state of satisfaction, which is experienced in the pursuit, but more obviously in the attainment, of that which is regarded as desirable or good." A man who becomes a money-making machine, regards money as the highest goal. He claims that money is the secret of happiness. But, does mere money make a man happy? What about the dyspeptic; insomniac unhappy millionaires? They cannot buy appetite, sleep or happiness with any amount of money. It is happiness that we all seek in one form or the other. Man's misconception of happiness has taken him astray. It is his avarice for money that stands as an obstacle in the way.
(1) Happiness is the satisfaction experienced with the attainment of (a)
(2) A man who has become a money-making machine (b)
(3) Money cannot buy the millionaires (c)
(4) Man is led astray by his (d)
(5) The obstacle in his way to progress is (e)
Please click the link below to download pdf file of CBSE Class 10 English Communicative SA 2 2013 (7).
Click for more English Study Material ›