Friday, 25 March 2016

PAST PAPER 2015 GROUP I (LAHORE BOARD)



OBJECTIVE TYPE
1. (a) Choose the correct form of verb and fill up the bubbles sheet:
(i) I already __________ three cups of tea. (took, take, has taken, have taken)
(ii) She __________ English now. (was speaking, speak, is speaking, spoke)
(iii)  The baby __________ for milk now. (cry, is crying, have crying, cried)
(iv) The sun __________ in the west. (sets, set, setting, have set)
(v) She __________ since morning. (sleep, sleeping, has been sleeping, have been sleeping)
1. (b) Choose the word with correct spelling and fill up the bubbles sheet:
(vi) Carvud, Karved, Carvid, Carved
(vii) Unanimate, Ananimate, Inanimate, Enanimate
(viii) Environemtn, Anvironment, Invironment, Unvironment
(ix) Alluminate, Illuminate, Aluminate, Elluminate
1.(c) Choose the correct meanings of the underlined word and fill up the bubbles sheet:
(x) The word vindictive means (dedicated, revengeful, experiment, text)
(xi) She simply posed a counter question that infuriated Abu Jehl. (pleased, helped, enraged, annoying)
(xii) A heavy iron chain hangs in the upper part of the court entrance on the western side (easy, light, bold, big)
(xiii) Keep up your morale. (self-esteem, wealth, section, voice)
(xiv) The word quiver means. (to demonstrate, to act amusingly, to shake slightly, clearly)
1. (d) Choose the correct option according to the grammar and fill up the bubbles sheet:
(xv) We are studying __________English book. Choose the article. (a, an, the, none of these)
(xvi) I will give you to ride my bike if you like. It is a/an __________ sentence. (assertive, interrogative, conditional, negative)
(xvii) I like to see a smiling face, The underlined word is a/an: (adverb, preposition, adjective, pronoun)
(xviii) He began knocking __________ the door violently. Choose the correct preposition. (at, on, into, about)
(xix) She was singing beautifully. The underlined word is a/an example of: (adverb of time, adverb of manner, adverb of place, adverb of frequency.
SUBJECTIVE
SECTION I
2. Answer any FIVE of the following questions.
(i) Who was Helen Keller?
(ii) What is the role of counseling in preventing drug addiction?
(iii) Why did the nurse ask Hira's sister to come and talk to her?
(iv) What type of competition was held at Ukaz?
(v) What was the first revelation?
(vi) How does media provide entertainment?
(vii) Why was Abu Jehl furious?
(viii) What are the qualities of a patriot?
SECTION II
3. Translate any TWO of the following paragraphs into Urdu.
(a) Drug addiction is really a very serious threat to any society. In Pakistan alone, there are almost five million drug addicts. Addicts undergo numerous economic, social and health problems.
(b) She and her family had entered into a considerable bond of friendship with me. I was humbled by their sense of gratitude with me. I felt a sense of renewed strength in me.
(c) The mosque has a spacious forecourt surrounded by a continuous vaulted arcade. It has ablution facilities on both sides. In the centre there is a fountain which is rather small in contrast with the magnitude of the courtyard.
OR
Rewrite any TWO above paragraphs into simple English.
4. Write down the summary of the poem "Daffodils" by William Wordsworth.
OR
Paraphrase the following lines into simple English with reference to the context.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
5. Use any FIVE of the following words/phrases/idioms in your own sentences.
(i) Nationalism
(ii) Ignorance
(iii) Raising spirit
(iv) Next to
(v) Fall a prey
(vi) Conquest
(vii) Impressive
(viii) Delegation
6. Write a letter to your mother who is worried about your health.
OR
Write a story with the moral "All that glitters is not gold."
OR
Write a dialogue between a teacher and a student for coming late.
7. Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given at the end.
     The Indian National Congress was founded in 1885 by a liberal English man Mr. A.O. Hume. He had joined the Indian Civil Service in 1849 and retired from service after shouldering different responsibilities. He had been watching the ugly law and order situation in the country quite frequently. He was of the opinion that the highhanded rule of the Britishers was paving way for any unexpected outburst of violence. His plan was to put a safety valve to minimize the mounting sentiments against the British rule. It was meant to provide an outlet which could ventilate the revolutionary spirit. Mr. Hume put his plan before Lord Duffrin.
Questions:
(i) Who founded the Indian National Congress?
(ii) Who was Mr. A.O. Hume?
(iii) When was the Indian National Congress founded?
(iv) Why did Hume think of founding this political organization?
(v) With whom did he discuss his plan?
8. Translate any FIVE of the following sentences into English.
Eureka Study Aids
Exclusively for candidates whose Medium of Examination is English (Question - 8 Alternative to Urdu Translation)
8. Write TEN sentences about "Fashions."
9. Change the voice of the following:
(i) You take a bath daily.
(ii) We are printing a new book.
(iii) They have taught the poem.
(iv) We have not taken tea.
(v) I wear new clothes.

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