Benefits of going through sample papers are many like you can get idea of basic structure of paper and can also know the way of division of marks. CBSE English sample paper for class X 2011 is given below which can assist you in best way to prepare for examination. Good vocabulary is very important when you are appearing for English exam and so try to solve more number of sample papers to improvise your vocabulary. Here is the CBSE English sample paper for class X 2011:
Q 1 Edit the passage. (4 Marks )
Orange is a festival colour. It releases emotions (a) ____
and alleviates feelings for self pity. It stimulates (b) ____
the mind and renews an interest in life. It is (c) ____
a color of health and strength. It can be scarce, (d) ____
but it is precious for its serves the needs of human (e) ____
life and carry the more important vitamins. Think of (f) ____
carrots, pumpkins, orange and mangoes etc.(g) ____
It doesn’t hang around all the time, but when it do,(h) ____
it fills the sky with its striking hue.
Answer option are:-
(a) (i) festival (ii) festivals (iii) festivity (iv) festive
(b) (i) for (ii) of (iii) from (iv) off
(c) (i) an (ii) a (iii) the (iv) this
(d) (i) can (ii) will (iii) should (iv) may
(e) (i) its (ii) his (iii) they (iv) it
(f) (i) more (ii) some (iii) most (iv) any
(g) (i) orange (ii) oranges (iii) Orange (iv) orange’s
(h) (i) do (ii) did (iii) does (iv) done
Q 2. In the following passage one word has been omitted from each line.
Write the missing words. (4 Marks )
Working women / more likely to write (1) are
long emails / express support and are (a) ___
emotive, while men prefer / stick to the (b) ___
point with precise orders, says / new book. (c) ___
Authored / Claire Damken Brown examines (d) ___
different email styles adopted by men / (e) ___
women in / workplace. Women get accused (f) ___
of being emotional. On the other /, men (g) ___
will act / a more challenging manner, playing (h) ___
devil’s advocate in tense situations.
Answer option are :-
(a) (i) that (ii) these (iii) the (iv) this
(b) (i) of (ii) to (iii) from (iv) for
(c) (i) a (ii) this (iii) an (iv) the
(d) (i) by (ii) for (iii) from (iv) with
(e) (i) or (ii) and (iii) but (iv) that
(f) (i) that (ii) those (iii) the (iv) this
(g) (i) angle (ii) place (iii) space (iv) hand
(h) (i) on (ii) at (iii) in (iv) for
Q 3. Look at the newspaper items given below. Use the information in the headlines to complete the paragraphs. (4 Marks )
News Headlines : SAMSUNG LAUNCHES SOLAR POWERED PHONE
NOIDA, June 11: Leading mobile handset manufacturer (a) ____________________ a low-cost solar-powered mobile phone today in a grand function at Pragati Maidaan, and said it was planning to introduce about 20 more models by year-end.
News Headlines : INDIA CHINA PLAN TO SIGN PACT ON CLIMATE CHANGE
NEW DELHI: Reiterating that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, a Memorandum of Agreement to establish a partnership in the area for practical cooperation (b) _________________ on next Monday.
News Headlines : RURAL STINT TO FETCH DOCTORS DOUBLE PAY
NEW DELHI, Sept 17: Doctors who opt to work in rural areas will be duly compensated and (c) ____________________ of what their urban counterparts, during their rural stint, announces health minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday.
News Headlines : CHAINA’S OPPOSITION TO DALAI LAMA’S VISIT
Oct. 23: The Dalai Lama, the supreme spiritual leader of the Buddhists, will visit Arunachal Pradesh for seven days from November 8, though his trip to the Himalayan state (d) ___________________________.
Answer option are :-
(a) (i) Samsung was launched
(ii) Samsung was launching
(iii) Samsung has launched
(iv) Samsung has been launched
(b) (i) will be signed between India and China
(ii) has been signed between India and China
(iii) was signed between India and China
(iv) could have been signed between India and China
(c) (i) they fetched double pay
(ii) they may fetch double pay
(iii) they had fetched double pay
(iv) they might fetch double pay
(d) (i) has been opposed by China
(ii) has opposed by China
(iii) will have been opposed by China
(iv) were opposed by China
Q 4. Complete the following dialogue. (4 Marks )
Timmy : Sheena, there’s a Mr. Miller on the phone (a) _________.
Sheena : I am busy at the moment. (b) _________________ hold ?
Tell him I’ll talk with him in a few seconds.
Timmy : O.k (c) ______________________________ hold.
Sheena : Fine, I am coming in a second.
Timmy : Yes, be fast. He (d) ____________ hurry.
Answer option are :-
(a) (i) which wants to talk to you
(ii) who wants to talk to you
(iii) who wanted to talk to you
(iv) that wants to talk to you
(b) (i) can you ask him to
(ii) can you say him to
(iii) may you ask him to
(iv) may you say him to
(c) (i) I set him on the hold
(ii) I have set him on the hold
(iii) I have put him on the hold
(iv) I put him on the hold
(d) (i) is in a hurry
(ii) was in a hurry
(iii) is in hurry
(iv) was in hurry
Q 5. Read the conversation between Joy and Harry. A few words have been jumbled. Rearrange the words to form meaningful sentences. (4 Marks )
Joy: What’s going on? You don’t look fine !
Harry: I have a stomachache. (a) bad food/ today/ i/ I think/ lunch/ at/ have got / some.
Joy: Really ? But we ate at the same place. (b) fine / come/ stomach/ how / my/ is ?
Harry: (c) iron stomach/ the other hand/ an/ isn’t/ you/ strong/ have /as / on/ my stomach/ and.
Joy: So what should we do now?
Harry: I’ve got to find a restroom – and quick ! (d) royal/ have/ I think/ runs/ I / the / got.
Answer option are :-
(a) (i) I think I got some bad food at lunch today
(ii) I got some bad food at lunch I think today
(iii) Today I think I got some bad food at lunch today
(iv) some bad food at lunch today I think I got.
(b) (i) How my stomach come is fine?
(ii) How is come my stomach fine?
(iii) How come my stomach is fine
(iv) How come my stomach is fine?
(c) (i) You have an iron stomach isn’t as strong and my stomach, on the other hand,
(ii) on the other hand, You have an iron stomach and my stomach, isn’t as strong
(iii) You have an iron stomach and my stomach, on the other hand, isn’t as strong
(iv) You have an iron stomach and my stomach, isn’t as strong, on the other hand
(d) (i) I think I have got the royal runs
(ii) I think I have got the runs royal
(iii) I have I think got the royal runs
(iv) I have got the royal runs, I think.