1.Choose the correct alternative to complete the following sentences :
a) Creeping in an oakwood, the poet was looking for a
b) whenever an Oak tree is felled, the number of trees the poet must plant is
c) When the poet came out of the Oakwood, his heart was that of a
iii) human child
iv) old women
2. State whether the following sentences are true or false. Provide sentences/phrases/words in support of your answer :
a)The old woman held the poet’s secrets in her little bag
Supporting statement – “I have your secret in my little bag”
b) The tree tribe said that the poet is bothered to see the chopping down of oak trees.
Supporting statement :”we are chopped down,we are torn up, you do not blink an eye”.
c) The poet never came out of the oakwood.
Supporting statement : “When I came out of the oakwood, back to human company “.
3.Answer the following questions :
a)When did the poet come twice awake?
-The poet came twice awake when the old woman whom he met in the oakwood opened the bag to show a magic.
b) What would happen to the poet if he failed to make the promise?
-The black oak tree would wrinkle over him and rooted him among the oak trees if the poet failed to make the promise and this way he would die.
c) What was it that altered the poet?
-The poet was altered by the dream about the ill fate of oak trees. He felt compassionate when he was awoke from his dream.
4.Change the following into indirect speech:
a)Rahul asked Dipa, ‘Will you go to school today? ‘
— Rahul asked Dipa that if she could go to school today.
b) Rita said to Ayesha,”Please give me a glass of water”
–Rita requested Ayesha for a glass of water.
c) The old man told the little girl, “May you be happy! “
–The old man prayed for the little girl to be happy.
- COMPLETE ANALYSIS OF SONNET 14: Not from the stars do I my judgement pluck
- COMPLETE ANALYSIS OF SONNET 13: O! That you were yourself; but, love, you are
- COMPLETE ANALYSIS OF SONNET 12: When I do count the clocks that tell the time
5. Do as directed
a.Ranjan said,”who does not know the name of Rabindranath?”(change into an affirmative sentence)
–Ranjan told that everybody knows the name of Rabindranath.
b. Sangeeta runs faster than any other girl in her class.(Rewrite using the positive degree of faster)
-No other girl in the class can run as fast as Sangeeta.
c. Kaushiki blamed her friend for the trouble. (rewrite using the noun form of blamed)
-Kaushiki blames her friend for the trouble.
Your school is going to organize the Inter-school District Sports Competition. Suppose you are the secretary of the Sports Club of your school. Write a notice (within 100 words) calling students to participate in the competition. Mention the time, date and venue of the competition. Your notice should be countersigned by the Headmaster/Headmistress of your school.
St. Xavier’s School
This is to inform all of you as a secretary of the sports club that our school is going to organize a inter-school district sports competition on 1st to 7th of October this year. The competition will be arranged in our school premises. Many events will be there for everyone which will be announced later on by our sports teacher. It’s a request to all of you to take part in this competition and make our school feel proud. For further details contact with the games teacher.
Countersigned by –
Sports club ,