English – Important Question Bank for Chhattisgarh (Class 12th) HSSC (HSC) Board Exam 2017

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Ques 1:-(a)Choose the correct alternative

(i) Ronald Ross was awarded the Nobel Prize for the

(a) medicine (b) chemistry (c) physics (d) music

(ii) Brindaban’s father Jaganath was a :

(a) miser (b) liar (c) spend thrift (d) fighter

(iii) Velan’s father slapped him for

(a) stealing (b) not obeying (c) coming late with the mid day meal. (d) telling lies

(iv) What inspires men of action.

(a) Bhagwat Gita (b) Ramayan (c) Guru Granth Saheb (d) Bible

(v) Who inspires men of action

(a) Bertrand Russel (b) Chaman Nhal (c) H.W Long fellow (d) Sarojini Naidu

Ques 1:-(b) Match the following

A                                                        B

(1) Margosa                              Behrman’s master piece

(2) The Bhandaris                  introduced the idea of human rights

(3) The trust property            Pramodni’s parent

(4) Green leaf painted            a tree in Kumar Baugh

(5) U.S.A.                                 Rabindranath Tagore

Ques 2:- Under what climatic condition was Ross compelled to work, Why ?

Ques 3:- Why did Jagannath the miser shelter Nitai in his house and look after him?

Ques 4:- What was Behrman’s masterpiece ? and why?

Ques 5:- What happened to Elia’s Children ?

Ques 6:- How did the house Kumar Baugh acquire the reputation of being haunted?

Ques 7:- Why did the narrator’s friend leave him and go away ?


What was the plan for betterment of Pramodini which was outlined by Bhandaris ?


Ques 8:- What according to the poet, is the nature of life ?

Ques 9:- Why do the weavers weave child’s robe early in the morning ?

Ques 10:- Write three sentences describing the beautiful scene of Daffodils ?

Ques 11:- What do friendly children grow up to ?


What does the poet complaint ? Why ?


Ques 12:- Match the following correctly.

A                                                                               B

(a) Resort                     a trip made for pleasure

(b) Excursion              a movement of hand or head to express feeling

(c) Handicapped        a place where many people go for holiday

(d) Beckon                 one suffering from mental or physical disability

(e) Gesture                to call somebody by hand.

Ques 13:- Give one word for the followings

(1) A man who has lost his wife.

(2) Liable to catch fire.

(3) A remedy for all diseases.

(4) Government by representative of the people.

(5) A person who travels on foot


Ques 14:- Fill in the blanks with the words given the brackets.

1. Ceylon is __________ island. (a, an, the)

2. I don’t have _________ money in my pocket. (many, a lot of, any)

3. Guru is superior ________ God. (than, to, from)

4. She ___________ me ___________ laugh. (Make the sentence causative by using “make”)

5. The Captain Played very well. (Add a question tag)

Ques 15:- Do as directed.

(a) You can write with my pen.

I am here. (combine the pair of sentences using “as long as”)

(b) The person is welcoming the chief guest.

He is the principal of our school. (Make a complex sentence using a relative clause)

(c) The milk is too hot to drink.

(Rewrite the sentence using “so—- that” in place of “too—to”)

(d) If you do not work hard, you can not pass the exam.

(Rewrite the sentence using “unless’ in place of “if”)

(e) To find fault with others is easy.

(Rewrite the sentence beginning with “it”)

Ques 16:- Do as directed :

1. Open the door (change the voice)

2. When did you visit the park ? (change the voice)

3. The visitor said, “I want to speak to you” (change the narration)

4. My friend said to me , “Do you know him”? (change the narration)

5. He did his work very well. (change into negative)

Ques 17:- Write an essay on any one of the followings in about 200 words.

1. Unemployment problem in India.

2. The power of News Paper

3. Age of Computer

4. Importance of Games and Sports

5. A visit to a Historical Place

Ques 18:- Write an application to the Secretary Board of Secondary Education, C.G., Raipur requesting him to issue you a duplicate copy of your marksheet. Of High School Examination.


Ques 19:- Write a precis of the following passage and give a suitable title to it.

Health without which life is not worth having, you will hardly fail to secure by early rising, exercise , sobriety and abstemiousness as to food. Happiness or misery is in the mind. It is the mind that lives and the length if life ought to be measured by the number of our days. Never, therefore, esteem men merely on account of their riches or their status. Respect, godliness, find it, where you may, Honour, talent, wherever you be hold it; unassociated with vice ; but honour it most when accompanied with exertion and justice ; and above all things, hold it as honour. When it steps forward to protect defenseless innocence against the attack of powerful gift.

Ques 20:- Find the errors in each line and write the correct words in the space given.

Donkeys are very stronger. They can_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

carry heavily load for long distance. They eat _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

all most anything. But inspite for their _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

great usefulness and there patient hard work _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ donkey are badly treat in most countries _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Que 21:- Read the passage carefully and answer the following questions.

“I have something to tell you, white mouse”. She said, Mr. Behrman died of pneumonia today in hospital. He was ill only for two days. The janitor found him in the morning if the first day in his room down stairs helpless with pain. His shoes and clothing were wet through an icy cold. They could not imagine where he had been on such a dreadful night. And then they found a Lantern still lighted and ladder that had been dragged from its place and more scattered brushes, pallette with green and yellow colours mixed on it and look out of the window dear at last leaf on the wall. Didn’t you wonder it never fluttered or moved when the wind blew. Ah, darling ! its Behrman’s masterpiece he painted it there that night that last leaf fell.

Question :-

1. What did she tell to white mouse ?

2. Who died of Pneumonia in hospital ?

3. Who found him dead ?

4. What could she look out of window ?

Que 22:- Read the passage carefully and answer the question below.

The computer can workout the calculations and provide answer to complicated problems in a flash. A man would take days and months to work the same thing out but it can not do things on its own. All the information it needs to do something is fed into it. This information is called ‘data’.

The computer also has a memory where it can store informations and use later. It can therefore be compared to the human brain, but it can solve problems faster and more accurately than the human brain. It can be made to play games and can translate words from one language into another , but it can not take decision or think up new ideas. That’s why it can not compete with the human brain.

Question :-

1. What can the computer do ?

2. What is data ?

3. In what way is the computer like the human brain.

4. In what way is the computer better than the human brain ?

5. What is memory ?

6. Give antonyms of ‘answer’ and ‘later’.

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