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10th Class English Model Paper 1 – Telugu Medium

SSC English Model Paper

Here is the SSC / 10th Class English Model Paper for Telugu Medium students of Andhra Pradesh. The Paper 1 consists of Part A and Part B. Duration of the test is 2-30 hours and maximum marks are 50. See the question paper below:

SSC / Tenth Class English Model Paper
(Paper - I Telugu Medium)
Parts A and B
Time: 2.30 Hours Maximum Marks: 50

1. Answer all the questions under Part-A on a separate answer book.
2. Write the answers to the questions under Part-B on the question paper itself.
3. Start answering the questions as you read them.

Note: Use a separate answer book to answer the questions in this part.
(1-10) Answer ANY FIVE of the following questions in two
or three sentences each. 5 x 2 = 10
1. What happened when the royal musician played the Tamarind
Drum? (The King and the Tamarind Drum)
2. Why was Ivan not happy with his wife? (Polya)
3. What is the main aim of the 'Chipko' movement? (Chipko)
4. How were John Blandford and Hollis Meynell going to recognise
each other? (A Test of True Love)
5. What was the curse of Tutenkhamen?
(The Curse of Tutenkhamen)
6. How did Sudha Chandran's father pay a tribute to his father?
(Dancing on)
7. How did the narrator spend her childish Christmas?
(Christmas Meeting)
8. What do the dogs think of their masters?
(Dog is man's best friend)
9. Which places did the carriage pass by?
(Because I could not stop for Death)
10. Why is the word 'rainbow' used to describe the colour of the
bangles? (Bangle Sellers)
11. Quote the following lines. 5
Where the mind is ---------------------------------------
towards perfection.
If you were exchanged ---------------------------------------
But you are far away.
12. Read the following lines: 3 x 1 = 3
"I'm glad you made the mistake. But you are a very young
person to be alone at Christmas time". (Christmas Meeting)
Now answer the following questions:
a) Who is the narrator talking to?
b) Who is the young person in the passage?
c) How does the narrator feel?
13. Read the following lines: 2 x 1 = 2
"Forgive him", they begged.
(The King and the Tamarind Drum)
Now answer the following questions:
a) Who are 'they' in the passage?
b) Who did they beg?


Note: i) Answer all the questions in this part on the question
paper itself.
ii) Candidates must use CAPITAL LETTERS while answering the multiple choice questions.
14. Complete the following passage, Choosing the right words from those given below. Each blank is numbered and for each blank, four choices (A), (B), (C) and (D) are given.
Choose the correct answer from these choices and write (A),
(B), (C) or (D) in the blanks. 5 x 1/2 = 2 1/2
Go...... (1) Bed early so that you ..... (2) Wake up early.
Go .... (3) a walk. Take..... (4) Bath and start reading .... (5)
Subject, you find difficult which becomes easier gradually.
Try and follow as the exams are approaching.

1. (A) for (B) to (C) on (D) in
2. (A) could (B) should (C) can (D) would
3. (A) to (B) on (C) for (D) up
4. (A) the (B) an (C) no article (D) a
5. (A) a (B) an (C) the (D) no article
15. Match the parts of sentences under 'A' with those under 'B'.
Write the letter of the sentence part in 'B' against the sentence
part in 'A'. 5 x 1/2 = 2 1/2
'A' - 'B'
i) Since it was cold (.....) (A) Won't you?
ii) You'll get a first class (....) (B) to rub out this mistake
iii) It's time (....) (C) Pranav woke up late
iv) If you study well (....) (D) You finished your preparation
v) I need a rubber (...) (E) You'll pass
16. Study the following pair of sentences and answer the question. 1
a) Alpana has gone for the cool drinks
b) Kalpana has gone off the cool drinks
Which girl has lost her taste for the cool drinks?
Ans:. ----------------
17. I take sprouts in the morning. (Change into 'Passive voice') 1
Ans: ---------------
18. I'm very busy. I can't do it now 1 (Combine the sentences using 'too-to')
Ans: --------------
19. I'm very lucky.....? 1
(Add the right 'Question tag')
20. "My fingers are getting stiff" polya said 1
(Change into 'Reported speech')
Ans: ----------------
21. Fill in the blanks choosing the right words from those given in brackets. 4 x 1/2 = 2
a) They came ---------air (on, in, by)
b) I invited my friend ---- dinner (for, to, at)
c) Sampat congratulated me ------- my success (for, to, on)
d) Rajesh is good --------- English (in, at, with)
22. Choose the right words from those given in brackets and fill in the blanks. 4 x 1/2 = 2
a) Gandhi wrote the life history of himself. He is a --------
(biographer, autobiographer, poet)
b) Dr. S. Laxminarayan complied a dictionary, He was a ----
------- (writer, poet, lexicographer)
c) Columbus ---------- America (invented, discovered, found)
d) Varaprasad speaks English -------- and correctly
(speedily, freely, fluently ) ..
23. Fill in the blanks with the words opposite in meaning to
those underlined. 4 x 1/2 = 2
a) Don't be selfish. Be -------------
b) Go to the exam hall early. Don't be---------------
c) Everyone enjoys success. No one likes -------
d) This team is very strong but your team is -------------
24. Fill in the blanks with the right form of the underlined
words. 4 x 1/2 = 2
a) Meditate daily ------------ brings peace
b) The royal barber talks too much. He is a -------------man.
c) We need a careful driver. We want to travel ----------
d) Man is mortal but nature is ----------
25. Put the following words under the correct heading. 8 x 1/4 = 2
temple, teacher, orator, coach
ATM museum lab cook
Persons - Places
i) ------------- i) -------------
ii) ------------ ii) ------------
iii) ----------- iii) -----------
iv) ----------- iv) -----------
26. Complete the following words using ea, ie, el,or ei 2 x 1/2 = 1
a) Var--ty b) br--the
27. Complete the words will the letters given in brackets 2 x 1/2 = 1
a) Lieuten... (ent/ ant) b) begg.... (er/ ar)
28. One word in each list is wrongly spelt. underline the wrongly spelt word 2 x 1/2 = 1
i) beside begining soup supreme
ii) believe acheive arrow tamarind
29. In the set of four words given below, the underlined in two words are pronounced in the same way. Find the
words an copy them out. 2 x 1/2 = 1
a) tomb Lord room book
Ans: ---------------------
a) bury never curry cute
Ans: --------------
30. Arrange the following words in alphabetical order forgive forbidden foresight forest 4 x 1/2 = 2
31. Your friend's handwriting is not good 1
Advise him to see a good caligrapher
Ans: ------------------
32. What do the following sentences mean? Put a (√) Mark
against the right answer 2 x 1/2 = 1
i) Why don't you go with me?
a) an order (.....)
b) an advice (.....)
c) a request (.....)
d) a suggestion (....)
ii) What can I do for you?
a) asking a question (....)
b) seeking information (....)
c) offering help (....)
d) stating (.....)
33. Change the following into a polite request. 1
You to your teacher : repeat it.
34. Your uncle brought you a bicycle on your birthday. What
would you say to him? 1
a) Well done b) Best Wishes
c) Thank you so much d) Keep it up.

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1 thought on “10th Class English Model Paper 1 – Telugu Medium

  1. muthyalappa

    u r doing a good job for the children to get good marks and ur humble request is to keep separate grammar practise papers in english for telugumedium students


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