10th english unit test the discovery

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 Academic Year: - 2017 – 18

10th Std.                                               English Unit Test                                                      Marks: 15

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Prose: - The Discovery

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I. Four alternatives are given below for the each of the following questions/ incomplete statements. Write the

correct or the most appropriate answer:- (2 x 1 = 2)


1. A light, faintly flickering, rises..............

(a) right and left


(b) front and back

(c) up and down (d) side by side


2. A good sailor knows his .................

(a) place                                                                                   (b) position

(c) work                                                                                   (d) duty


II. Answer the following question in 1 or 2 sentences each:-                                                                     (2 x 2 = 4)


3. ‘Discipline knows no buts’ what made Columbus say this?


4. According to Columbus, what was the one thing that he had discovered?


III. Read the given extract and answer the questions that follow:-                                                         (2 x 3 = 6)


5. ‘A good sailor knows his place’ says Columbus to Diego.

(a) Was this a piece of advice or an indirect command? (b) What was ‘Diego’s reaction?


6. ‘Mutiny is an ugly word, Sir’.

(a) Who is the speaker?

(b) In what way the word is ugly.


IV. Answer the following question in 4 or 5 sentences each:-                                                                    (1 x 3 = 3)


7. How was the excitement of finding a new land expressed by different characters at the end of the play?









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Academic Year: - 2017 – 18

10th Std.                                               English Unit Test                                                      Marks: 15

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Prose: - The Discovery

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Key Answers



I. Four alternatives are given below for the each of the following questions/ incomplete statements. Write the correct or the most appropriate answer: -                                                                                                   (2 x 1 = 2)


1. (c) up and down


2. (a) place


II. Answer the following question in 1 or 2 sentences each: -                                                                    (2 x 2 = 4)


3. Columbus wanted to punish Guillermo Ires, who had disobeyed Columbus. Therefore, he ordered that Guillermo should be brought to him. Francisco tried to protest, against this. Columbus then said these words.


4. Columbus said that he had discovered one thing – that if a man had a vision, he must follow it alone. He should not expect loyalty, friendship, discipline, or obedience from others.


III. Read the given extract and answer the questions that follow: -                                                        (2 x 3 = 6)


5. (a) It is an indirect command.

(b) Diego tried to suppress his anger and with a scowl goes off from there.


6. (a) Diego is the speaker.

(b) The word is ugly because Mutiny is a deed, which leads to destruction.


IV. Answer the following question in 4 or 5 sentences each: -                                                                   (1 x 3 = 3)


7. Columbus pointed out a light, faintly flickering, which rises up and down. Then Pedro, with a wild shout said Glory by to God and the sea mean with joy and excitement cried a light, land! Land! And blessed mother of God.





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