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Revision Paper 1

English X                                                                                         M.M. 25              

L-1 The Happy Prince

Q1. Objective type questions:                                                                   4x1=4
a) The drops were coming from the ______ of the Happy Prince.

b) Who ordered to pull down the statue of the Happy Prince?
i) Mayor ii) swallow iii) seamstress iv) playwright

c) Who was sent to bring the two most precious things from the city?
i) Mayor ii) God iii) angel iv) match-girl

d) The statue of Happy Prince was decorated with diamonds. (True/ false)

Q2. Answer the following questions in 15-20 words:                     3x3=9
a) How was the statue decorated?
b) Why was the Happy Prince crying?
c) Why was the match girl crying?

Q3. Translate the following sentences from English to Punjabi.   4x1=4
a) Why are you weeping then?
b) It is very cold here.
c) There is not a single cloud in the sky.
d) My courtiers called me the Happy Prince.

Q4. a) Write the central idea of the poem ‘Character of a Happy Man’ in 30-50 words.                                                                                                          3 marks
b) Name of the poet                                                                         1 mark

Q5. Translate the following sentences from Punjabi to English:   4x1=4











Revision Paper 2

English X - Revision                                                                        M.M. 25              
LESSON 2: WHERE IS SCIENCE TAKING US?

Q1. Objective type questions:                                                                   4x1=4
a. Modern drugs have decreased the average span of life of human beings. (True / false)

b. Machines give us more and more hours of ______.
i) hard work ii) leisure iii) life iv) health

c. Name two non-material things mentioned in the lesson.

d. According to the writer, Science is doing ‘less than nothing for material things’. (True/ false)


Q2. Answer the following questions in 15-20 words:                     3x3=9
a. What are machines doing for humans?
b. Which is the greatest triumph of science?
c. What are the consequences of war?

Q3. Translate the following sentences from English to Punjabi.   4x1=4
a. What is the meaning of life?
b. Where are we all going?
c. Where is science taking us?
d. Here science is actually doing less than nothing.

Q4. a) Write the central idea of the poem ‘Death the leveler’ in 30-50 words.                                                                                                                    3 marks
b) Name of the poet                                                                         1 mark

Q5. Translate the following sentences from Punjabi to English: 4x1=4


 






Revision Paper 3

English X - Revision                                                                        M.M. 25              
LESSON 3: SECRET OF HAPPINESS

Q1. Objective type questions:                                                                   4x1=4

a. Which illustration was used by the professor of Psychology?

b. Who declared to give sermon against fear?
i) professor of Psychology ii) Gilberton Chesterton iii) Author iv) Kagawa

c. _____ values are needed in the world today.

d. The author found an elephant when he flung open the door. (True/ false)

Q2. Answer the following questions in 15-20 words:                     3x3=9

  •   a.     Which is the greatest day in any individual’s life?
  •  b.    What is there in the personality of every man?
  •  c.      How can weak personalities become strong?


Q3. Translate the following sentences from English to Punjabi.        4x1=4
  • a.   He used the familiar illustration of the burning glass.
  • b.   What had happened?
  • c.    You are greater than you think.
  • d.   In the personality of every individual, there is a great reservoir of unused power.


Q4. a) Write the central idea of the poem ‘A Ballad of Sir Pertab Singh’ in 30-50 words.                                                                                                                    3 marks
b) Name of the poet                                                                         1 mark

Q5. Translate the following sentences from Punjabi to English:   4x1=4



 



Revision Paper 4

English X - Revision                                                                        M.M. 25              
LESSON 4: GIFT FOR CHRISTMAS

Q1. Objective type questions:                                                                   4x1=4
a. The signs of richness were everywhere in their house. (True/ false)

b. What did Della buy for Jim as a Christmas gift?
i) jeans ii) set of combs iii) watch iv) watch-chain

c. The proud possession of Jim was _______.
i) salary ii) Della iii) gold watch iv) flat

d. Who did not have enough money to buy a Christmas present?
i) Jim ii) Della iii) both of them iv) none of them



Q2. Answer the following questions in 15-20 words:                     3x3=9
a. Why was Della crying?
b. Describe the poverty of the house
c. What were the two prized possessions of Jim and Della?


Q3. Translate the following sentences from English to Punjabi.   4x1=4

  • a.   Three times Della counted it.
  • b.   And the next day would be Christmas.
  • c.    Della finished crying.
  • d.   Twenty dollars a week doesn’t go far.


Q4. a) Write the central idea of the poem ‘Razia The Tigress’ in 30-50 words.                                                                                                                  3 marks
b) Name of the poet                                                                         1 mark

Q5. Translate the following sentences from Punjabi to English:   4x1=4


 



Revision Paper 5

English X - Revision                                                                        M.M. 25              
LESSON 5: SOME GLIMPSES OF ANCIENT INDIAN THOUGHT AND PRACTICES

Q1. Objective type questions:                                                                   4x1=4

a. Some scholars laughted at Ashtavakra’s _________.
i) joke ii) friend iii) luck iv)deformed body

b. In ancient India, the woman was always considered a goddess. (True/ false)

c. Gods went to Lord Vishnu in desperation. (True/ false)

d. Who was losing in the battle between gods and demons?

Q2. Answer the following questions in 15-20 words:                     3x3=9

a. What caused desperation to gods?
b. Who did the gods go in desperation?
c. What did Lord Vishnu advise them?

Q3. Translate the following sentences from English to Punjabi.   4x1=4

  • a.   This does not belong to me.
  • b.   The entire universe is one family
  • c.    Ashtavakra thundered back to the king.
  • d.   This put the entire assembly to shame.


Q4. a) Write the central idea of the poem ‘Where The Mind is Without Fear  in 30-50 words.                                                                                                                                                                                                                           3 marks
b) Name of the poet                                                                         1 mark

Q5. Translate the following sentences from Punjabi to English:   4x1=4






Revision Paper 6


English X - Revision                                                                        M.M. 25              
LESSON 6: THE HOME-COMING

Q1. Objective type questions:                                                                   4x1=4

a. What was the name of Phatik’s brother?

b. Phatik’s uncle lived in ______.
i) Mumbai ii) Dehradun iii) Calcutta iv) Chandigarh

c. Phatik’s aunt welcomed Phatik in her home. (True/ false)

d. Phatik’s ____ did not like his ways.
i) mother ii) sister iii) student iv) neighbours

Q2. Answer the following questions in 15-20 words:                     3x3=9

a. Who was Phatik?
b. What was the new mischief Phatik thought of?
c. Why were Phatik and his friends annoyed with Makhan?


Q3. Translate the following sentences from English to Punjabi.   4x1=4

  • a.   Phatik Chakravarti was the ring-leader amongst the boys of his village.
  • b.   One day a plan for new mischief entered his head.
  • c.    The boys puzzled for a moment.
  • d.   But his courage failed him at the crises.


Q4.  Poem Extract                                                                           2 X 2 = 4
How happy is he born or taught
That serveth not another’s will;
Whose armour is his honest thought,
And simple truth his utmost skill.


1. Name the poem and the poet.
2. What is the armour of a happy man?
3. What is his utmost skill?

                                                                  

Q5. Translate the following sentences from Punjabi to English:   4x1=4
 







Revision Paper 7


English X - Revision                                                                        M.M. 25              
LESSON 7: THE MAKING OF THE EARTH

Q1. Objective type questions:                                                                   4x1=4

a. Moon is the satellite of ______.
i) universe ii) oceans iii) Mars iv) Earth

b. From where do the planets get light?

c. The planets twinkle at night. (True/ false)

d. All the hollows of the earth were filled with _____ when it rained heavily.
i) dust ii) snow iii) water iv) light


Q2. Answer the following questions in 15-20 words:                     3x3=9

a. What are planets?

b. Define solar system?
c. How can you distinguish between planets and stars?

Q3. Translate the following sentences from English to Punjabi.   4x1=4

  • a.   The moon is called the satellite of the earth.
  • b.   The other planets have also got their satellites.
  • c.    This is called the solar system.
  • d.    Solar means belonging to the sun.


Q4. a) Poem Extract                                                                         2 X 2 = 4
Who envies none whom chance doth raise
Nor vice; who never understood
How deepest wounds are given with praise;
Nor rules of state, but rules of good.

1. Who does a happy man envy?
2. What does a happy man not understand?
3. What does a truly happy person rule over?
                                                                                                           4 mark

Q5. Translate the following sentences from Punjabi to English:   4x1=4



 




Revision Paper 8

English X - Revision                                                                        M.M. 25              
LESSON 8: THE RULE OF THE ROAD

Q1. Objective type questions:                                                                   4x1=4

a. What is liberty?
i) personal affair ii) social contract iii) both of these iv) none of these

b. What was the author reading during the journey?

c. We should interfere in the liberty of others. (True/ false)

d. The stout old lady was walking in the middle of ___.
i) road ii) pavement iii) railway track iv) none of these

Q2. Answer the following questions in 15-20 words:                     3x3=9
  • a.   1. Why was the stout lady walking down the middle of the road?
  • b.   What was the writer reading during the journey?
  • c.      What was the intruding passenger talking of?


Q3. Translate the following sentences from English to Punjabi.   4x1=4

  1. a.   I’m going to walk where I liked.
  2. b.   We’ve got liberty now.
  3. c.    You may not think so.
  4. d.   It is an accommodation of interests.



Q4. a) Poem Extract                                                                        Marks 4
The glories of our blood and state
Are shadows not substantial things;
There is no armour against fate;
Death lays his icy hands on kings.

1. Name the poem and the poet.
2. What are not substantial things?
3. Explain the last line.

Q5. Translate the following sentences from Punjabi to English:   4x1=4


 




Revision Paper 9

English X - Revision                                                                        M.M. 25              
LESSON 1: BED NO. 29

Q1. Objective type questions:                                                                   4x1=4

a. Naeem was in the hospital when the author regained his eyesight. (True/ false)

b. Who did the author meet in the hospital ward?
i) Naeem ii) Bobby Gillian iii) Subbiah iv) Della

c. The author regained his eyesight after the ________.
i) first operation ii) second operation iii) third operation iv) fourth operation

d. The author was a _______ before he lost his eyesight.


Q2. Answer the following questions in 15-20 words:                     3x3=9

a. How did the author lose his eyesight?
b. What did the author do before he lost his eyesight?
c. Who did the author meet in the hospital ward? Why was he there?

Q3. Translate the following sentences from English to Punjabi.   4x1=4

  • a.   This is the age of the machines
  • b.   What are the consequences of this abnormal power?
  • c.    This talk was delivered around the 1950’s.
  • d.   It will need some readjustments.


Q4. Poem Extract                                                                            Marks 4
Scepter and crown
Must tumble down,
And in the dust be equal made
With the poor crooked schtye and spade.


1. What are scepter and crown symbol of?
2. What happens to the scepter and the crown?
3. Who are made equal and with whom?


Q5. Translate the following sentences from Punjabi to English:   4x1=4



 




Revision Paper 10

English X - Revision                                                                        M.M. 25              
LESSON 2: HALF A RUPEE WORTH

Q1. Objective type questions:                                                                   4x1=4

a. Subbiah was a rice merchant. (True/ false)

b. Subbiah had_______ children.
i) two ii) three iii) four iv) five

c. Where did Subbiah’s wife take the man?

d. Subbiah died in a road accident. (True/ false)

Q2. Answer the following questions in 15-20 words:                     3x3=9

a. How did Subbiah manage to get rice during the drought?
b. Besides selling rice, what else did Subbiah do to earn money?
c. How much rice did Subbiah agree to sell the man and how much?


Q3. Translate the following sentences from English to Punjabi.   4x1=4

a.     I have a golden bedroom.
b. “What a curious thing!” he cried.
     c. Then another drop fell.
       d. You have quite drenched me.

Q4. Poem Extract                                                                                      2 X 2 = 4
In the first year of him that first
Was emperor and king;
A rider came to the Rose-red House,
The house of Pertab Singh.


1. Name the poem and the poet.
2. Who came to Pertab Singh’s house?
3. What was the house called?




Q5. Translate the following sentences from Punjabi to English:   4x1=4


 





Revision Paper 11


English X - Revision                                                                        M.M. 25              
LESSON 3: ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS

Q1. Objective type questions:                                                                   4x1=4
a. Robert lost the money on races. (True/ false)

b. To whom did Bobby Gillian give his one thousand dollars?
i) Butler ii) Miss Hayden iii) lawyers iv) Miss Lotta Lauriere

c.  Robert Gillian offered a ______ to Miss Lotta Lauriere.

d.  Robert Gillian received one million dollars from his uncle’s will. (True/false)


Q2. Answer the following questions in 15-20 words:                     3x3=9

a. Why was Bobby Gillian not happy with the money given to him?
b. What was the condition laid down by the lawyer?
c. Who else got the money and how much?

Q3. Translate the following sentences from English to Punjabi.   4x1=4

  • a.   My courtiers called me the Happy Prince
  • b.   He was too polite to make any personal remarks
  • c.    I am waited for in Egypt
  • d.   I don’t think I like boys.
  1.  
  2. Q4. Poem Extract                                                                            2 X 2 = 4

The tigress Razia lives alone.
Her two little cubs haven’t been yet named.
Sheru barely played with them
And now he’s gone, O what a shame.

1. Name the poem and the poet
2. Who was Razia?
3. Who was Sheru?


Q5. Translate the following sentences from Punjabi to English:   4x1=4


 





Revision Paper 12

English X - Revision                                                                        M.M. 25              
LESSON 4: THE DYING DETECTIVE

Q1. Objective type questions:                                                                   4x1=4

a. What was Watson by profession?

b. Holmes got the illness from some______.
i) chinese sailors ii) Indian sailors iii) English sailors iv) Russian sailors

c. Smith sent Holmes an infected sharp spring in ______.
i) a silver box ii) an ivory box iii) a golden box iv) a red box

d. Victor Smith killed Culverton Smith. (True/ false)


Q2. Answer the following questions in 15-20 words:                     3x3=9

a. Who was Mrs. Hudson? Why did she go to Watson’s house?
b. What was Holmes’ condition when Watson saw him?
c. Why did Watson not come back with Smith?


Q3. Translate the following sentences from English to Punjabi.   4x1=4

  • a.   I want to go to Egypt.
  • b.   “How cool I feel!” said the boy.
  • c.    That is because you have done a good deed.
  • d.   Thinking always made him sleepy.


Q4. Poem Extract                                                                                      2 X 2 = 4
Sheru was an expert on winds,
Knew how they traversed dale and hill,
And where they put up for the night
When no leaf stirred and all was still.

1. Who was Sheru?
2. What special knowledge did he have?
3. What does the word ‘they’ here refer to?

Q5. Translate the following sentences from Punjabi to English:   4x1=4

 



Revision Paper 13

English X - Revision                                                                        M.M. 25              
LESSON 5: HOW MUCH LAND DOES A MAN NEED?

Q1. Objective type questions:                                                                   4x1=4

a. The two women discussing about village and town life were_________.
i) friends ii) sisters iii) neighbours iv) enemies

b. The bashkirs had plenty of ______.
i) cattle ii) money iii) land iv) gold

c. How much land did Pakhom manage to buy from estate owner?

d. Pakhom was a very _____ man.
i) helpful ii) greedy iii) kind iv) selfish


Q2. Answer the following questions in 15-20 words:                     3x3=9

a. What did the two women discuss? Were they related to each other?
b. When the devil heard Pakhom’s musing, what did he decide?
c. Who were the Bashkirs? How did Pakhom make friends with them?

Q3. Translate the following sentences from English to Punjabi.   4x1=4

  • a.   “Have you any commissions for Egypt?”
  • b.   Will you stay with me one night longer?
  • c.    My eyes are all that I have left.
  • d.   Do as I command you.


Q4. Poem Extract                                                                                      2 X 2 = 4
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high;
Where knowledge is free;
Where the world has not broken up into fragments
By narrow domestic walls.

1. Name the poem and the poet?
2. Why does the poet want knowledge to be free?
3. What does the poet mean by ‘narrow domestic walls’?


Q5. Translate the following sentences from Punjabi to English:   4x1=4


 



Revision Paper 14

English X - Revision                                                                        M.M. 25              
LESSON 6: RETURN TO AIR

Q1. Objective type questions:                                                                   4x1=4

a. The boy was called _____________.
a) flabby c) filthy b) sausage d) honest

b. The instructor threw a tin in the pond. (True/ false)

c. Sausage put his stamp collection in the tin. (True/ false)

d. Sausage brought a ____ from under the water.
i) tin box ii) fish iii) duck iv) pearl

Q2. Answer the following questions in 15-20 words:                     3x3=9

a. Why was the boy called ‘Sausage’?
b. Why did the boy not like diving?
c. What happened to Sausage when he tried duck-diving the first time?

Q3. Translate the following sentences from English to Punjabi.   4x1=4

  • a.   I am beginning to be appreciated.
  • b.   Now I can finish my play.
  • c.    I have come to bid you good bye.
  • d.   I will stay with you one night longer.


Q4. Poem Extract                                                                                      2 X 2 = 4
Where words come out from the depth of truth;
Where tireless striving stretches its arm towards perfection;
Where the clear stream of reason
Has not lost its way into the dreary desert sand of dead habits.
1. What words does the poet want to come out from the depth of truth?
2. What does the poet want his people to strive for?
3. How could the country become a symbol of perfection?


Q5. Translate the following sentences from Punjabi to English:   4x1=4


 



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