English Model Question for SEE 2079

English Model Question for SEE 2079

English Model Question for SEE 2080

Sub.:- Compulsory English PM –  75            Grade – X Time: 2.15 hrs                    PM –  27

1. Read the part of the poem given below and do the tasks.    5

Did I Miss Anything?

Nothing. When we realized you weren’t here

we sat with our hands folded on our desks

in silence, for the full two hours.

 

                 Everything. I gave an exam worth

                  40 percent of the grade for this term

                   and assigned some reading due today

                   on which I’m about to hand out a quiz worth 50 per cent.

 

Nothing. None of the content of this course has value or meaning.

Take as many days off as you like:

any activities we undertake as a class

I assure you will not matter either to you or me

and are without purpose.

                                                                           -Tom Wayman

A. Match the words in column A with their meaning in column B.  3×1=3

    A                                          B

  1. assign                   i. carry out, perform
  2. undertake            ii. make sure
  3. assure                   iii. to make someone know something

                                         iv. to provide a person with a particular task.

B. Answer the following questions.                                  2×1=2

  1. What did the students do in the absence of the teacher?
  2. Who has composed this poem?

2. Read the following text and do the tasks. 10 

This morning the city of Paris looks slightly fuming; the sky is overcast, and it is drizzling too. But it does no harm to me. I have decided to go out for a visit or an observation tour. I asked Nirmal braai for a list of museums in the vicinity of Paris yesterday. He brought me some brochures with the names and addresses, and street maps of Paris Museums in the evening. Paris has more museums than temples and gods in Kathmandu, he says. I am new to Paris, staying here for only one week. Hope these maps and brochures will show me the Paris metro zones and guide me to some museums today. Last week Nirmal braai showed me Pompidou Centre, ‘a complex building of high-tech structure’. This visit has emboldened me to explore further.  I guess I can cover a maximum of two museums today. It means just giving a cursory glance. This is my plan. They say Cezanne is quite far away, Paul Cezanne, the post-impressionist painter, maybe in the outskirts. I cannot visit him all alone, and cannot cover two museums in a day. So I chose to visit a museum nearby in the heart of the city. Likewise, Braque is far, Du Champ is farther away. So I have decided as per Nirmal’s suggestion to start with Rodin’s. Maybe I will go to Monet’s next. 

A. Write ‘True’ for true and ‘False’ for false statements. 5×1=5 

  1. The weather of the morning was pleasant for the visit. 
  2. Nirmal bhaai provided great support to the writer. 
  3. Paris is the city of many gods and temples. 
  4. The writer plans to visit three museums a day. 
  5. The museum of Paul Cezanne is probably the furthest. 

B. Answer the following questions. 5×1=5 

  1. How did Nirmal bhaai help the writer? 
  2. How are Kathmandu and Paris compared in the text? 
  3. How long is the writer staying in Paris? 
  4. What encouraged the writer to explore further? 
  5. Why can’t the writer visit Paul Cezanne? 

3. Read the text and do the tasks. 10 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 

Applications are invited from qualified, experienced, dynamic, smart, result-oriented and self-motivated Nepalese citizens for the following positions. 

  1. Commis I (Indian Cuisine) 
  2. Commis I (Bakery) 
  3. Waitress/waiter 
  4. Bell boy 
  5. Utility worker 
  6. Houseman 

(Preference will be given to those who are trained and experienced in related jobs)

Interested candidates should apply with detailed Bio-Data, recent PP size photograph along with two references and copies of relevant documents and proper daytime telephone contact no to the following address by 12th April 2019. Please mention the post applied on the envelope. Note:  Those candidates who applied previously need not apply. (Only short-listed candidates will be called for an interview) 

Godavari Village Resort 

Human Resource Department 

G.P.O. Box: 12446 

Kathmandu 

English Model Question for SEE 2080

A. Write ‘True’ for true and ‘False’ for false statements. 5×1=5 

  1. Only Nepalese citizens can apply for the posts. 
  2. Trained and experienced candidates will get first priority. 
  3. Two referees must be mentioned along with the application. 
  4. One need not mention the applied post on the envelope. 
  5. Old applicants need to reapply for the post. 

B. Answer the following questions. 5×1=5 

  1. What kind of candidates are invited for application? Write any two. 
  2. What things should be included with the application? 
  3. What is the last date for application submission? 
  4. What things are to be included with the application? 
  5. Who will be contacted for the interview?

4. Read the text and do the tasks. 15  

Pokhara Gears Up To Welcome 2022 

POKHARA.The tourism scene in Pokhara swayed between on-season and off-season until a decade ago when in March, April, May, October, November and December were considered to be peak seasons while the rest of the months witnessed a slack in terms of incoming tourists in the lake-city.  However, of late, the influx of tourists has remained untouched by the set definition of peak and slow seasons, further encouraging travel and tourism entrepreneurs here.  

Keeping the current trend in mind, tourism entrepreneurs are looking to project and establish Pokhara as a sought-after destination for celebrating Christmas and New Year. In the same line, preparations are currently underway for organising the Pokhara street festival here in the city.  The 20th Pokhara Street Festival, which was known as REBAN Street Festival until 2007, is being held from December 28 to January 1, 2019, at Lakeside, organised by the Restaurant and Bar Association of Nepal (REBAN).  [English Model Question for SEE 2080]

REBAN Pokhara along with a team of tourism entrepreneurs have been engaged in preparations for the festival while also establishing Pokhara, Lumbini and Chitwan as the ‘Silver Triangle’. It must be noted that these three districts hold major attraction points for internal and foreign tourists.  According to former President of REBAN Pokhara, Surya Bahadur Bhujel, the street festival also aims at marketing Pokhara as a destination for celebrating New Year, somewhat reflecting Goa’s current image as a popular New Year destination. 

The event will be celebrated as Nepal Carnival in the days to come, added Bhujel. According to him, the Gandaki Province government is also a patron for this event.  The festival will be held along a stretch of 3.5 km of street in Lakeside, said President of REBAN Pokhara, Budharaj Bhujel. 

At the event, cultural shows from Nepal along with Japan, South Korea, China and India will be exhibited along with cuisine representing various countries from across the globe at over 150 different stalls. 

A. Match the words in column ‘A’ with their meaning in column ‘B’ 5×1=5 

Column ‘A’ Column ‘B’ 

  1. swayed i. a style of cooking e
  2. slack ii. a person who provides support d
  3. sought after iii. many people arriving somewhere 
  4. patron iv. wanted by many people cm 
  5. cuisine v. low number b
  6. moved slowly side to side a

B. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words/phrases from the text. 5×1=5 

  1. The number of tourists has remained untouched by ………… lately in Pokhara. 
  2. The tourism entrepreneurs are planning to develop Pokhara as …….. place for celebrating Christmas and New Year. 
  3. Pokhara is one of the major ……… for internal and foreign tourists. 
  4. The street festivals will be celebrated as ……… in future. 
  5. The street festivals will be held within ……….. in Lakeside. 

C. Answer the following questions. 5×1=5 

  1. Which months are considered suitable to visit Pokhara? 
  2. When is the 20th street festival being held? 
  3. What does the ‘Sliver Triangle’ refer to? 
  4. What is Pokhara compared with as a tourist destination? 
  5. Which foreign countries are participating in the cultural programme?

 

  1. Prepare an attractive poster displaying the way to be safe from Covid-19. Include at least five measures.                          5
  2. Suppose your friend gifted you with a precious present on your birthday. Write a letter thanking him/her. 5
  3. Write a dialogue between two friends while visiting a museum.   6

8. Write an essay on “The Use of Modern Technology in Education” in about 200 words.

9. Rewrite the following sentences as indicated in the brackets.       6

  1. Let’s have a party,………………..?  (Supply the correct tag)
  2. She is writing a letter. (into Yes/No question)
  3. Only good girls got good marks.. (into negative)
  4. By 2025, She …………………..(complete) Master’s degree. (correct tense)
  5. He said, “What do you want from me?”  (into indirect speech)
  6. Who closes the door?  (into passive voice)

10. Choose and copy the best answers to complete the text. (Rewriting is not compulsory.) 10×0.5=5 

Once there lived three artists in a famous city. They were famous for their art. They claimed that they (a)….. (are/were/have been) perfectly skilled. Each praised oneself claiming he was the best (b)….. (in/between/ among) them. One day they decided to have (c)….. (a/an/the) fair competition to find out who the best was. There (d)….. (is/was/were) a good prize for the winner. A judge was also (e)….. (appoint/appointing/ appointed) to decide the case. The competition started on time. One artist painted flowers. The second painted a fruit and the third painted a curtain. All their paintings (f)….. (is/are/were) observed and evaluated by the judge. First, he observed the flower on which a bee was sitting. Then he observed the fruit (g)….. (who/where/which) an ox tried to eat. Both of the pictures looked natural (h)….. (haven’t they/wasn’t it/didn’t they)? He praised them. Then he observed the curtain. It was so natural that he tried to pull it (i)….. (to enter/entered/entering) the room. The judge realized that the picture of the curtain was the most natural among them. The judge declared the third artist the winner. This was how his art (j)….. (get/getting/got) awarded. 

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