CBSE Class 10 English Question Paper 2012 (7)

CBSE Class 10 English Question Paper 2012 (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.

SSLC Public Instant Examination – June 2012

English I paper

Section – I (Vocabulary ) 

Part – I 1. Choose the appropriate synonym of the underlined words: 

The source of all water on earth is rain. Rain spatters the earth and fills ponds, lakes and rivers. The rainfall we receive is sufficient (i) to meet our water needs, provide food security and eradicate (ii) rural poverty. Climate changes and diminishing (iii) water supplies could reduce cereal yields. In summer the temperature in north India soars past (iv) 105°F. Life in cities like Delhi is difficult because of the scarcity of water. More than two thirds of this city’s water is drawn from the rivers fed by Himalayan ice. If that ice disappears (v) there will be an exodus because of lack of water.

   i)    a) eminent          b) efficient        c) adequate      d) scarce

   ii)   a) wipe out         b) dismiss         c) review          d) dismiss

   iii)  a) receding         b) disappearing  c) increasing    d) decreasing

   iv)  a) runs forward    b) grows over     c) increases to d) flies high

   v)   a) follows            b) vanishes       c) reduces        d) leaves

2. Choose the appropriate antonym of the underlined words: 

The life of student is a sheltered life. But there are certain (i) responsibilities assigned to students which must be well discharged by them. Success in life depends more on character than on knowledge gained in studenthood. It is an invidious (ii) thing to look at the differences (iii) between comparative values of knowledge and character. Both are indispensable (iv). Obedience to parents and reverence(v) for teachers are two of the most essential conditions necessary for acquiring knowledge.

   i)   a) definite         b) special       c) indefinite     d) several

   ii)  a) generous      b) invisible      c) unfair          d) just

   iii) a) contrast        b) compare    c) similarities   d) distract

   iv) a) compulsory   b) necessary  c) dispensable d) essential

   v)  a) indifference   b) irreverence  c) respect        d) honour

Part II Answer any 10 of the following. 

3. The common expansion of RAM is………

   a) Read Only Memory b) Read Access Memory c) Rapid Accurate Memory d) Random Access Memory

4. Fill in the blanks with correct homophones:

   a) Do you …… the answer? ……., I don’t. (no, know)

5. Replace the underlined word with its equivalent American English word:

   Throw the waste in to the dustbin.

6. Which of the words given below can be placed after the word child to form a compound word?

   a) Ship b) hood c) law d) game

7. What is the plural form of the word ‘medium’? a) mediums b) media c) mediae

8. Add a suffix to the word ‘kind’ from the list given below to complete the sentence.

   Even a small help is an act of kind……….. a) – ness b) – our c) – ship d) – ment

Please refer to attached file for CBSE Class 10 English Question Paper 2012 (7)

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