After publishing Haryana Board 10th Model Test Paper -Part I ( Compositions + Grammar), we are preparing Part II of Text Books Questions. There are two text books namely English Reader and Supplementary Reader.
There is further division into Prose and Poetry. As we have already mentioned in our previous blog that exams are approaching, so focus must be on preparation. These practice papers may help you judging your exam performance.
HBSE Secondary Class English Sample Paper carrying Questions from Text Books – Part II
Section D – ( Text Books)
Part A : Prose Section
Q. 1. Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow –
The next day, Tuesday, Wanda was not in school, either. And nobody noticed her absence again. But on Wednesday, Peggy and Maddie, who sat down front with other children who got good marks and who didn’t track in a whole lot of mud, did notice that Wanda wasn’t there.
Peggy was the most popular girl in school. She was pretty, she had many pretty clothes and her hair was curly. Maddi was her closest friend. The reason Peggy and Maddie noticed Wanda’s absence was because Wanda had made them late to school.
They had waited and waited for Wanda, to have some fun with her, and she just hadn’t come. They often waited for Wanda Petronski – to have fun with her.
Questions – 5 Marks
(a) Did Wanda come to school on Tuesday ?
(b) Where did Peggy and Maddie sit ?
(c) Who was the most popular girl in the school ?
(d) Why did Peggy and Maddie think of Wanda ?
(e) Which word in the passage means ” famous” ?
Q. 2 Describe the first meeting of Lomov and Natalya.
Or Write a story of Lencho’s faith in God. (6 Marks)
Q. 3. Answer any four of the following questions –
(a) How does the writer get the otter ?
(b) How did Valli save up money for her first journey ?
(c) What did the baker wear in the Portuguese days ?
(d) What does Nelson Mandela feel hungry for ?
(e) Where did Buddha give his first sermon ?
HBSE 10th Sample Paper for English Subject
Part – B ( Poetry )
Q. 4. Read the stanza given below and answer the questions that follow :-
He stalks in his vivid stripes
The few steps of his cage,
On pads of velvet quiet,
In his quiet rage.
(a) Who is ‘he’ here? How does ‘he’ walk ?
(b) What emotion does ‘he’ show ?
(c) What does ‘pads of velvet ‘ mean ?
(d) Name the poem and the poet.
(e) Choose the words rhyming with each other.
Q. 5. Answer in about 50 words –
How does the boy lose his ball ? or
How does Amanda describe her life as an orphan ? (5 Marks)
Q. 6. Answer any three of the following questions :-
(a) How is the fog like a cat ?
(b) Do you think the world will end some day ?
(c) What shows that Walt Whitman loves animals ?
(d) What do he roots do all night ?
Part – C ( Supplementary Reader )
Q. 7. Answer in about 100 Words :
Write a character sketch of Mrs Pumphrey. Or
The cause of the Lousels’ life changed due to the necklace. Comment. ( 6 Marks)
Q. 8.Answer any four of the following questions :- ( 8 Marks)
(a) Who is Lutkins ?
(b) What was wrong with Tricki ?
(c) Who was Griffin ? What did he discover ?
(d) Who are in a library of the earth ? What are they doing there ?
(e) Describe Ausable.