CBSE Class 10 English Language and Literature Question Paper Solved 2019 Set J

CBSE Class 10 English Language and Literature Question Paper Solved 2019 Set J. Students can download the last year board exams 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)

1. Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow :

1 Cataract is the major cause of blindness, which is also caused by a damage to the cornea. It occurs more often in old age. As one starts growing old, the lens of the eye hardens, loses it transparency and becomes opaque. It obstructs the light rays from entering the eye.

2 The onset of cataract blurs the vision. Sometimes, the cataract patient sees multiple images instead of a single object image. Because of the gradual development of cataract, the afflicted person loses his/her vision and the world becomes dark to him/her.

3 The development of cataract is a complex process. However, the following factors can be attributed to its formation. Cataract generally develops in old age but sometimes, children are born with cataract because of hereditary defect. Eye injuries too, can cause cataract.

4 People exposed to sunrays for longer periods develop cataract earlier than others. Researchers opine that the smoke inhaled while smoking, carries substances internally damaging the eyes.

5 Ultraviolet radiation, invisible to the human eye, is linked to skin cancer. The victim loses vision and the world becomes dark to him.

1.1 On the basis of your understanding of the above passage, answer any eight of the following questions :

(a) What is the major cause of blindness ?

(b) When does cataract generally occur ?

(c) Why does the lens of the eye become opaque in old age ?

(d) How does one detect cataract in early stages ?

(e) Give any two factors which are responsible for the formation of cataract.

(f) How does cataract affect its victim ultimately ?

(g) Which type of cancer is caused by ultraviolet radiation ?

(h) How is smoking responsible for the development of cataract ? 

(i) Find the word from para 1 that means ‘that through which light cannot enter’.

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