CBSE Class 10 English Language and Literature Sample Paper 2015 Set E



1. Read the following passage carefully and Choose the best alternative.

Of late the people of Delhi have shown some interest in pets. This trend is visible in both higher and lower classes of society. Each morning one can see people walking with their pets, mainly dogs. There are hundred of species of dogs such as Labrador, Greyhound, Bull dog, Boxer, German Shepherd Alsatian etc. Since India is tropical country, only those dogs which can stand this climate can be kept as pets. The Alsatian and the German Shepherd are valued for their intelligence. These dogs are used in police work. The people are keeping these animals as pets but unfortunately many of them know little about their physiology. Before bringing any species into the house as a pet, one should know its habits, life span, likings and the disease it can catch.

1. The trends of the which pet is increasing in Delhi?

     a) Cats        b) dogs

     c) Rats        d) Monkeys

2. German Shepherd in valued for ______

     a) Intelligence      b) Strength

     c) Beauty            d) Colour

3. What type of country is India ____

     a) Continental     b) Mediterranean

     c) Tropical          d) Equatorial

4. Which species is valued for intelligence?

     a) Alsatian      b) Boxer

     c) Bull dog      d) Gray Hound

5. The word which means ‘seen’ is

     a) Likely             b) tropical 

     c) Visible            d) Known

2. Read the poem given below and complete the sentence that follow :


     Four seasons fill the measure of the year

     There are four seasons in the mind of man

     He has his lusty spring, when fancy clear

     Takes in all beauty with an easy span.

           He has his summer when luxuriously

           Spring is honey’d cud of youthful thought he loves

           To ruminate and by such dreaming high

           His nearest unto heaven, quiet cores

     His soul has in its autumn, when his wings

     He furleth close; contented so to look

     On mist in idleness to

     let fair things.

     Pass by unheeded as a threshold brook

           He has his winter too of pale misfortune

           Or else he would forego his mortal nature.

    -John  Keats

a) In human seasons, the poet compares the different stages of human life to the _______.

b) In the summer season of man’s Life, he is _______ .

c) In his autumn man fold his ________.

d) “Winter of pale misfortune” means ________.

e) The rhyming word in stanzaIII are : (i)__________ (ii) ________.

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