Model Paper English (Compulsory) Subjective

Model Paper English (Compulsory) Subjective

Secondary School Part – I (9  Class) Examination  Session 2012-2013 and onward

Total marks: 56     (Part-1)  Time Allowed: 2:10 hrs  

Q. 2  Answer any five of the following questions.                                                                                            

i. Why was Hazrat Abu Quhafaa (R.A) worried?                                                                                                 ii. What happens when media is allowed to play its roll unchecked?                                                             iii. How do people spend Nauroz holidays?                                                                                                     iv. What was the ideology of Quaid-e-Azam based on?                                                                                   v. Why was a heavy iron chain hung at the entrance of the court?                                                                 vi. To what extent does the recovery of a patient depend upon the doctor and the nurse?                         vii. Initially which aspect of computer affected the author?                                                                             viii. Why has Helen Keller no time to waste in longings?                                                                                        (66% questions from exercises 34% from text)                                                                                            

Q. 3  Translate any two of the following paragraphs into Urdu / Re-write into simple English (8)                    (a) The main source of noise pollution in Pakistan is transportation, construction sites, careless use of electronic appliances and loud speech patterns. Noise coming from different modes of transport i.e. vehicles, airplanes, trains, ships, proves to be highly stressful for

     human communities. With the population growth and development in urban areas, the vehicular      traffic has also multiplied.   (b) Had we paid heed to his warning and advice, we would not have

got entangled into petty pursuits that have brought forth only disunity and disharmony among

our ranks. Even a casual glance at our current socio-political scene and morals can lay bare the

bitter fact that we are entirely ignoring the very principles for which the great Quaid had

struggled so hard.  (c) Another tradition is to place something sweet such as honey or candy,

in a safe place outside overnight. On the first morning of the New Year, the first person

entering the house brings the sweet stuff into the house as another means of attaining a

   good new year.

                                                       (From text book)                                                                                            

Q. 4 Write down the summary of the poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”.                                  by Robert Frost.   OR         (5)                                                                                                                              Explain the following stanza with reference to the context:-                                                                                      

                The waves beside them danced, but they                                                                                                            Out-did the sparkling leaves in glee                                                                                                                    A poet could not be but gay                                                                                                                               In such a jocund company!                                                                                                                

Q. 5 Use any five of the following words / phrases / idioms in your sentences:-   (5)                                        

     dexterously, bits and pieces, alarming, a click away, humility, immense, overwhelmed, absolute.              

                                                (From Text Book)                                                                                                        

Q. 6 Write a letter to your father requesting him to send you some extra funds for payment of                          hostel dues.            (8)                                                                                                                                                                                              OR                                                                                                                

     Write a story with the moral “He who digs a pit for others himself falls into it”.                                                                                  

                                                             OR                                                                                                                   

     Write a dialogue between friends about Load Shedding..                                                                          

Q. 7 Read the following passage and answer the questions given at the end.  2×5 =(10)                            

        During this perilous journey, it was very difficult for anyone to supply food to Prophet Muhammad  (S.A.W).  It was such a delicate situation, in which the slightest irresponsibility could

       have endangered the life of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W). This grand task was undertaken by HazratAsma (R.A), the daughter of Hazrat Abu Bakr (R.A).  Every night Hazrat Asma (R.A) would

        quietly venture towards the shadowy mountains in which lay the cave of Thawr, to take food for           the Prophet (S.A.W) of Allah and her father, Hazrat Abu Bakr (R.A).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Questions:-                                                                                                                                                                             

i.  Why was it difficult for Hazrat Asma (R.A) to supply food to the Holy Prophet  Muhammad (S.A.W)?   ii. Why was it a delicate situation?                                                                                                                   iii. Where did Hazrat Asma (R.A) use to take food?                                                                                         iv. Who was Hazrat Asma (R.A)?                                                                                                                         v. Suggest suitable title to the paragraph.                                                                                                        

Q. 9 Change the voice of the following.        (5)                                                                                                    

i  Did you accept my apology?                                                                                                                             ii Don’t disturb me.                                                                                                                                               Iii We love our country very much.                                                                                                                     Iv He will complete his assignment within a week.                                                                                           v Who is knocking at the door?                         

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