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Monday, 20 July 2015

ICSE 2016 English I Practice Test Two

ICSE 2016 English I Practice Test Two
Question 1
(a) Your friend has recently won a prize. Write a letter to congratulate him on his/her success.
(b) As the Secretary of the SUPW Club of your School you are going to organise a Seminar on  Save water, Save Earth for the students of your city. You want a sponsor and hence decided to write a letter to the Managing Director, Atalntic Enterprises, Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad for sponsorship. Write a letter giving full details of your seminar and request him to kindly sponsor the undertaking.
Question 2
Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions that follow:
Question 3
(a) Fill in the blanks with appropriate words: [5]
1. Richard aims ……becoming a writer. 
2. The Principal assure you ……his help..
3. She is confined ……bed with tonsillitis.
4. The workers takes a different stand ……this issue.
5. The studebts are eligible ……The scholarship.
(b) Rewrite the following sentences according to the instructions given after each of them, Make other changes necessary, but do not change the meaning of the sentence.
          
1. The protesters created havoc in the hall. The Chairman was delivering the speech.
(Combine the two) 
2. Krishna took the injured to the the hospital. He donated blood too.
                          (Begin: Not only ….)
3. The teacher said to him, “Have you finished your project?”
(Change the narration.)
4. The lawyer argued the case thoroughly.
(Begin: The case…..)
5. If he agrees to deliver the speech, we will be delighted.
(Use ‘unless’)
6. Roja asked, “John, please, attend my party.”
(Begin: John….)
7. He saw a bus coming at full speed. Immediately he stopped the old woman cross the street. (Use: No sooner….)
8. He was too strongheaded  to accept the argument.
(Use: so…that) 
9. Tagore is one of the most popular poets in the West.
(Use: Very few)
10. She is loved by all because she is kindhearted.
(Use: kindness)

14 comments:

  1. sir,all of us are very grateful to you for your help....really sir u are doing a great service to us.....thanks a lot sir

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    1. Question 2
      Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions that follow:
      Question 3
      (a) Fill in the blanks with appropriate words:
      1. Richard aims at becoming a writer.
      2. The Principal assure you of his help..
      3. She is confined to bed with tonsillitis.
      4. The workers takes a different stand on this issue.
      5. The students are eligible for the scholarship.
      (b) Rewrite the following sentences according to the instructions given after each of them, Make other changes necessary, but do not change the meaning of the sentence.
      1. While the Chairman was delivering the speech, the protesters created havoc in the hall..
      2. Not only did Krishna take the injured to the hospital but also donated blood.
      3. The teacher asked him if/whether he had finished his project.
      4. The case thoroughly argued by the lawyer.
      5. Unless he agrees to deliver the speech, we will not be delighted/ we will be disappointed.
      6. John was asked by Roja to attend her party….)
      7. No sooner did he see a bus coming at full speed than he stopped the old woman cross the street.
      8. He was so strong headed that he would not accept the argument.
      9. Very few poets are as popular as Tagore in the West.
      10. She is loved by all because of her kindness.

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    2. thank u very much, really helpful

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    3. thank you sir.. really helpful to me today as tomorrow is board exam....

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    4. Thank you infinitely for your selfless service, Sir.
      6. Should the answer not be:John was requested by Roja to attend her party?
      9. Very few poets in the West are as popular as Tagore.

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  3. sir, b[4]the case was argued by the lawyer thoroughly.right or wrong?

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    1. It is better to keep the adverb just before the root verb.

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  4. yes right. thk u soo much sir for yur help.

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  5. Thnks sir for helping us.....

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  6. b(4)-The case was thoroughly argued by the lawyer.sir is it correct?please reply soon

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  7. In ICSE we have the last question in section B
    For 16 marks I wrote the answer of around two pages so teachers plz tell me whether I should write it like paragraphs or like a composition
    I wrote the answer like a composition and I'm afraid I might get my marks cut
    So please tell me whether we should write like a composition format or in paragraphs?

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  8. Write as an Essay covering the whole story.

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