CBSE Class 6 English Sample Paper Set X

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Time : 2 hrs 30 min M. M. : 80

Section – A (Reading)


A. Read the given passag

CBSE Class 6 English Sample Paper Set X

Tourism in India

India is one of the most beautiful countries of the world. From the sky-rivalling lofty snow capped mountains of the Himalayas to the beautiful beaches of Goa and Kerala, from the dense forests of the Sunderban to the hot deserts of Rajasthan, India contains every type of geographical region that has attracted tourists and explorers for many years. India also has an ancient and rich past which leaves lasting imprint on the minds of all who visit this country. The beautiful forts, palaces, temples and monuments that were built by different kings in different times, the cave sculptures of Ajanta and Ellora, the temples of Mt. Abu and Konarak, the palaces of Mysore and Rajasthan and the marvels of Mughal architecture are world famous.

India also has a rich and varied wildlife enshrined in beautiful forests and parks. Some of the most endangered species like tiger, the Great Indian Bustard and the one-horned rhinoceros can be seen in our national parks. India has also ample opportunities for those who love adventure sports. Canoeing, hiking, trekking, rock and mountain climbing, forest trails are only some of the few adventure sports that one can enjoy in India.

Kashmir a paradise on earth has its own attraction. Indian food is becoming very popular the world over. Coupled with Indian hospitality these delicious dishes are bathed in the flavour of sincere, deep and sweet emotions of love.

Truly, India is a tourist paradise with something to suit the taste, need and pocket of every tourist who comes here.

A.1.1. Answer the following

(i) What is so special about our national parks? (2)

(ii) Why should a person who loves adventure, visit India? (2)

A.1.2. Complete the following (2)

(i) India has a __________ wildlife

(ii) The marvels of __________ are world famous.

A.1.3. Find the antonyms of: (2)

(i) tasteless

(ii) modern

A1.4. Find the Synonyms of (2)

(i) known

(ii) chances

A.2. Read the following poem carefully:

The Haunted House

Once we went to a haunted house

Where there lived a colony of mice.

It seemed that the ghost was coming,

With a noise of humming.

To touch the old clock, no one dared,

We were in terror

In front of the broken mirror.

Then came a mouse,

It was wearing a blouse

The mouse was very nice,

It went along with the other mice.

They took us to the door

And we said bye and returned no more.

A.2.1. Complete the summary of the poem (8)

The poet along with his friends, once (i) __________ to a haunted house. There he (ii) __________ a colony of (iii) __________ which appeared to be (iv) __________. They tried to (v) __________ the old clock but did not do so as they were (vi) __________. They saw a mouse which (vii) __________ them to the door and the poet with his friends (viii) __________ back, never to visit the house again.

Section – B (Writing)

B.1. Little Angle‟s World, a fun newspaper for children, organized a week‟s Summer Camp during the summer vacations. You were also one of the students who attended the camp. In a letter to your cousin Chaya/ Charles describe your experience at the camp and what you learnt there. (10)

B.2. As the secretary, Cultural club of ABC School, draft a notice in not more than 50 words inviting the students to take part in the fancy dress competition being organized on the eve of Diwali. Ask interested students to give their names by 20th of October and to attend the full dress rehearsal on 27th of October 2013. Put the notice in a box. (7)

B.3. Write a paragraph on The Most Beautiful Person in the World (6)

Section – C (Grammar & Vocabulary)

C.1. Read the letter Rohan wrote to his friend Kartik. Fill in the blanks with suitable adverbs given in the box below. (3)

Dear Kartik,

How are you? Today I am (i) __________ happy for words (ii) __________ I was awarded the „Best Student Scholarship‟ at the annual function. I heard my name being announced (iii) __________. As I walked (iv) __________ to the stage, my heart was beating (v) __________. My parents waved (vi) __________ at us.

too, yesterday, loudly, encouragingly, nervously, fast

C.2. Fill in the blanks with suitable conjunction (5)

(i) I will not speak to you (a) __________ you don‟t obey me.

(ii) Nalini went to school (b) __________ Manav stayed at home.

(iii) He must be tired (c) __________ he has been working the whole day.

(iv) You will not go to play (d) __________ you finish your homework.

(v) I will leave only (e) __________ you give me a pen.

C.3. The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each of the line. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer sheet against the correct blank number. (6)

A morning walk was very useful (a) __________ (a) __________

It refresh both the body and the mind. (b) __________ (b) __________

It made us healthy and cheerful (c) __________ (c) __________

It is a light exercise and cost nothing. (d) __________ (d) __________

It suited persons of all ages. (e) __________ (e) __________

I went for a morning walk daily (f) __________ (f) __________

C.4. What do the following mean? (2)

(i) A friend in need is a friend indeed.

(ii) Let bygones be bygones.

C.5. Use the following to make a sentence of your own. (1)

(i) eagle eyes.

Section – D (Literature)

D.1. Give two reasons why George disliked school? (2)

D.2. Who was Mrs. Gema? (1)

D.3. “An information bureau right in our home you‟ll find.”

(i) Who is the one „fit‟ to be called an „information bureau‟? (1)

(ii) Why can we call the person so? (2)

D.4. “I‟m so proud of you. I have never seen a more beautiful and authentic stage!”

(i) Name the lesson and the writer. (2)

(iii) Who is „I‟ here? (1)

(iv) Whom is „I‟ proud of? (1)

(v) What does „authentic stage‟ mean here? (1)

D.5. On the Christmas Eve of 1818, something important happened in the life of Father Joseph Mohr. What was it? (3)

D.6. Who didn‟t agree to the name Eagles Nest, Why?

D.7. In the poem “A Teacher for All Seasons” what do these phrases mean. (2)

(i) A sunny temperament

(ii) A teacher for all seasons

D.8. How do people feel at the end of the day of Idh-al- Fitr?

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