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PAPER - II COMPULSORY ENGLISH,University Of Pune Question Paper,S. Y. B. A. B. Ed.,2010 Question Paper

University Of Pune Question Paper
S. Y. B. A. B. Ed. (Integrated) (Compulsory) Examination - 2010
(2008 Pattern)
Time : 3 Hours] [Max. Marks : 100
Text : Reflections II - Ed. By Nandini Nayar
Instructions :
(1) All questions are compulsory.
(2) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
Q.1) Attempt any two of the following : [20]
(a) What is the theme of ‘The Story of Stanford’ ?
(b) What is the paradox of the modern age according to Yash Pal ?
(c) Comment on the central idea of the poem ‘Digging’.
(d) How did the words of J R D Tata inspire Sudha Murthy ?
Q.2) Attempt any two of the following : [20]
(a) What are the two visions of A P J Abdul Kalam ?
(b) Comment on the suspense in ‘After Twenty Years’.
(c) What is the theme of ‘Engine Trouble’ ?
(d) How does Padma Sachdev describe supremacy of nature over
man ?
Q.3) Attempt any two of the following : [20]
(a) Write a review of a film you have recently seen.
(b) Compose a dialogue of a family on a new brand of tea.
(c) Write an essay in favour of / or against ‘Traditional Remedies’.
(d) Write resume for a job of an accountant in a company and prepare
a covering letter to go with it.
Q.4) Attempt any two of the following : [20]
(a) Complete blanks with appropriate link words given in the
bracket :
[whether, and, whenever, while, but]
(i) The test will be held tomorrow _______ you come or not.
(ii) They were watching a film _______ I was working.
(iii) She could depend on her parents _______ she needed
money and support.
(iv) Go _______ help the poor.
(b) Complete sentences with appropriate phrases given in the bracket :
[a lot of, several of, a lot, many]
(i) The student’s party is sure of getting _______ support from
their friends.
(ii) I think you have spoken _______ on the topic. You have
said enough that will make me think.
(iii) She wants to go abroad to study because _______ her
friends are going.
(iv) There are _______ good students in my class but some
of them are leaving next year.
(c) Add suffix ‘___less’ to the words in the bracket and use them
in your own sentences :
[breath, motion, tire, thought, effort]
Q.5) Attempt any two of the following : [20]
(a) Change voice :
(i) He loved Harvard.
(ii) I know Jimmy.
(b) Use proper articles :
(i) Those bobby pins would be _______ perfect gift for my
(ii) _______ apple a day keeps doctor away.
(c) Punctuate the following :
(i) we want to see the president the man said softly.
(ii) is that you bob he asked doubtfully.
(d) Add question tags :
(i) I love my country.
(ii) She has finished her job.
(e) Turn the following in reported speech :
(i) “We don’t want to erect a statue”, the lady explained.
(ii) “I just wash, shoes”, he says.
(f) Make yes/no questions :
(i) He killed a fly.
(ii) The teacher is a great scholar.
(g) Do as directed :
(i) I finished my lunch and went out.
(Change into a simple sentence)
(ii) He was too tired to stand.
(Change into a complex sentence)
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