BALOCHISTAN BOARD OF INTERMEDIATE & SECONDARY EDUCATION QUETTA
INTERMEDIATE (ANNUAL) EXAMINATION 2016GROUP :- 1 FSc 1st Year MARKS-100
TIME : 3 HOURS SUBJECT-ENGLISH-A PASS MARKS : 33
Q. 01. Explain with reference to the context any two of the following stanzas (12)
(a) Old John, with white hair, (b) A Second time did Mathew stop Does laugh away care And fixing still his eye Sitting under the oak, Upon the eastern mountain-top Among the old folk. To me he made reply (c). And I can listen to thee yet (d) A maiden’s head can never Can lie upon the plain So hard a point decides; And listen, till I do beget Row on, row on for ever That golden time again I’d have thee by my side
Q. 02. Answer the following questions in two to five sentences. (20) (1) what skills of flight did the percent seagulls teach to their young ones while the young seagull was on his ledge? (2) why does the writer of “The Stuffed Trout” advise us to take a seat in the tap room of a river side inn? (3) What did Abe kill in his early childhood? Who helped him and how? (4) What sad and troubling news did the Polo’s receive when they reached Persia? (5) Why did James Thurber's relatives insist that they get rid of Rex?
Q. 03. Write down the adventures of Polo’s in your words. —— (OR) ------------- (10)
Bring out the humor in the story “The Stuffed Trout"
Q. 04. Discuss the main theme of the play "The rising of the moon"."—— (OR)---- (10)
Give a character-sketch of the little girl Victoria. Q. 05. (a) Choose the correct answer. (04)
(1) the young seagull gnawed at the dried pieces of spotted: (fish tail, egg shell, nest). (2) “The Stuffed Trout” is the city of: (Dog, Seagull, Fish). (3) Rex never killed (Cats, Squirrels, Rates). (4) The Polo brothers set sail from the city of (Venice, Samarkand, Bokhara).(B). Tick True/False. (03)
(l) Mr. Simpson was u1e winter’s neighbor. (2). Marco Polo belonged to Cathay. (3), Abraham Lincoln lost the civil-war.(c). Match the following. (03)
1. The Echoing Green A. My brother John and. 1 2. The Two April Mornings B. The Sun does arise 3. We are seven C. MathewQ. 06. Write a letter to your cousin asking him to lend you some books. (08)
Q. 07. Fill in the blanks with appropriate. prepositions. (05)
(1). The patient died........ cancer. (2) This sho5kcepcr deals only...... Blankets. (3) Everybody was upset......... The result. (4). The two brothers Were quarreling...... a toy. (5) The car collided....... a van (05) Q. 08. Change the narration. (1) I SAID TO HIM, “Do you eat fish?” (2) This shopkeeper deals only ………………... blankets (3). My friend said to me, “I am tired". (4) They said, · We cannot speak English". (5). I said to him, "You must help me".Q. 09, Translate the following into Urdu. (10)
He stopped slowly out to the brink of the ledge, and standing on one leg with the other leg hidden under his wing, he closed one eye, then the other and pretended to be falling asleep. Still they took no notice of him.
Q. 10. Translate the following passage into English. (10)