XI English – Science Group
SECTION “A” (MCQs – Multiple Choice Questions)
Note: Attempt all questions from this Section.
Q.1. Choose the correct answer for each from the given options. (20)
i. The Birkenhead Collided with the hidden rock on ________
- 12th March 1851
- 15th August 1851
- 25th February 1851
- 15th February 1851
ii. The name of the police sergeant in “The Hostile Witness” was ________.
- Mr. Manning
- Mr. King
- Mr. Johnson
- Mr. Abbot
iii. Little son of Coventry Patmore disobeyed his law for ________.
- The first time
- The third time
- The fifth time
- The seventh time
iv. When Stephen Leacock left the bank, there was ________.
- A loud explosion
- Hostle and bustle
- A roar of laughter
- A great confusion
v. The most important objective of scientists is to find the ________.
vi. He would have accepted to office if he ________.
- Would have been in Pakistan
- Will have been in Pakistan
- Had been in Pakistan
- would be in Pakistan
vii. Will you listen to my story said the beggar to the passer by can be punctuated as ________.
- “Will you list to my Story” Said the beggar to the passer by?
- “Will you listen to my Story” Said the beggar to the passer by.
- Will you listen to my Story? “Said the beggar to the passer by.
- “Will you listen to my Story” The beggar said to the passer by.
viii. A boy is throwing stones ________.
- In the pond
- Into the pond
- At the pond
- On the pond
ix. The Court’s Revenge is written by ________.
- St. John, G. Ervine
- J.H. Walsh
- Anthony Hope
- John Galsworthy
x. The Secretary General of U.N.O is appointed for a period of ________.
- Five years
- Seven years
- Eight years
- Ten years
xi. The poem “The Law of the Last Minsterl” is written by ________.
- Sir Henry Wolton
- William words worth
- Sir Walter Scott
- William Shakespeare
xii. The man who surrendered the fortress of Yaria to Turks was ________.
- The Count of Monte Cristo
- The Count of Morcert
xiii. The Count of Morcerf was originally a ________.
- Fisher man
xiv. The house of Monte Cristo is in the ________.
- Champs Etysses
- Bois de Vincennes
- A remote village
- Rue due Helder
xv. The last viceroy of India was ________.
- M.A. Jinnah
xvi. A good friend of Albert was ________.
xvii. The author of the lesson Pakistan Zindabad is ________.
- Stephen Leacock
- John Walton
- King John
- John Eastwood
xviii. Amalie was the other name of ________.
- The baroness
- The Baron
- Fraulin Schmidt
xix. William’s Shakespeare poem “Under the Greenwood Tree” is ________.
- a play
- a song
- a sonnet
- a ballad
xx. The Chief Officer of the United Nations Organization is ________.
- The General Secretary
- The Secretary General
- The Director General
- The Chief Executive Officer
SECTION “B” – (Short-Answer Questions)
NOTE: Answer any TEN questions from this Section. All questions carry equal marks. (50)
Q.2. (i) In what way must new generation be educated?
What does the writer mean by “Scientific” and “Unscientific” in the lesson “Science and Scientists”?
What are the three remarkable features of the astonishing progress of science?
ii. What is the message Conveyed in the poem “The Lay of the Last Minstrel”?
Describe the beauty of Sweet Auburn in five lines as given in the poem “The Deserted Village”.
iii. What were the changes levelled against the abbot of Canterbury of King John?
Describe the intelligent answers given by the poor shepherd to King John in the poem “The Abbot of Canterbury”?
iv. How successful has the United Nations been, so far, in preventing local wars?
When and why was the UNO formed?
What was the manager’s reaction when the author told him that he would like to see him alone?
According to the author, what is the effect on him on entering a bank to do business?
Why was there a roar of laughter when the author left the bank?
What was the experience of Stephen Leacock while he was opening his bank account?
v. Why was the Count of Monte Cristo awarded life-imprisonment in an underground dungeon?
Who brought the disgrace to Morcerf’s family and why?
How did Albert want to avenge the honour of his family.
What was the past story of Count of Monte Cristo?
Why did the Countess of Morcerf go to meet the Count of Monte Cristo? What the outcome of her visit there?
Why did Albert decide not to flight a duel with the Count of Monte Cristo?
vi. When and where was the Pakistan Resolution passed?
Why does the writer apply the word “terrible” to the first year of Pakistan’s history as an independent state?
vii. How did the Birkenhead come to be wrecked? Was any member of her crew to blame?
What happened to the troopship Birkenhead on 25th February 1851?
How were the people on the Birkenhead sawed?
viii. How does Professor. Henry Corrie Condemn and criticized women of folk and why?
Was Mrs. Meldon justified in killing her brother? Discuss.
Why does Professor Henry Corrie call his formula a humanitarian invention?
What is organized butchery of boys in the eyes of Mrs. Meldon? Why does she say so?
Why was Mrs. Meldon against Corrie’s invention?
Who was Eddie and how did he die?
What idea does a Casual visitor establish about the character of Professor Henry Corrie?
ix. What is the main idea of the poem “The Toys”?
Give the philosophy of Robert Browning’s poem “The Incident of French Camp”.
x. Why did sergeant Manning first speak rather coldly to the group of people in the hotel lounge?
What were the clues that led to the detection that Charlton was the real culprit in the story “The Hostile Witness”?
xi. What kind of a person has been described in the poem, “The Character of Happy Life”?
What are the qualities of a really happy man as mentioned by Sir Henry Wolton in his poem?
xii. What do people think about Lucy Gray after her tragic death?
What happened to Lucy Gray in the poem “Lucy Gray”?
Explain in your own words what religious lesson Coventry Patmore drew from the incident according to the poem “The Toys”.
xiii. Why were the Baron and the Baroness angry with Amalie?
What was the legend of Cernogratz family?
What was the real story related to the Castle of Cernogratz according to the governess.
xiv. Read the following passage and fill in the blanks with appropriate prepositions, articles or verbs as the case may be:
Geoff quietly, got ________ of the car and holding his camera ________ his arms scrambled ________ the slope that separated ________ road from the paddy field. I ________ him impatiently.
xv. Match the idioms in Column “A’ and Column “B” then use them in sentences of your own.
COLUMN “A” ………………………………. Column “B”
i. To read ………………………………. (i) the music
ii. To pick holes ………………………. (ii) between the lines
iii. To face …………………………….. (iii) in others
SECTION “C” – (Detailed Answer Questions)
NOTE: Answer any THREE questions from this Section. All questions carry equal marks. (30)
Q.3. Write a letter to your friend relating to him/her an incident concerning the misuse of internet.
Write a letter to your friend telling him/her about the damages caused by environmental pollution.
Write a letter to your friend in Lahore telling him/her about the latest developments which have been taken peace in Karachi.
Write a letter to your younger brother telling him to work hard for his final examination.
Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper complaining about the insanitary conditions in your locality.
Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper complaining about the shortage of water supply in Karachi.
Write a story with a moral on any ONE of the following.
- Slow and Steady Wins the Race
- Greed is Curse
- Knowledge is Power
- Tit for Tat
- Unity is Strength
- A Friend in Need is a A Friend Indeed
Q.4. Write a short essay on any ONE of the following topics
- War Against Terrorism
- Cricket World Cup
- Problems in Karachi
- A Visit to Historical Place
- A Remarkable Scientific Invention
- Importance of Muslim Unity
- Importance of Media
Q.5. Highlights the outstanding features of any ONE of the following characterss
i. Mrs. Meldon
ii. Professor Henry Corrie
iii. The Countess of Morcerf
iv. The Count of Morcerf
v. The Count of Monte Cristo
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