HSC Activity Sheet February 2024

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    We Proved It (1)

    Q.1 (A) Prose / (B1) grammar / (B2) Spot the error

    A1. Read and rewrite the following sentences and state whether they are True or False: (2)
    (a) A traveller may sink in love with his travel- memoirs.- True
    (b) One gets inspected as he inspects the world around him.- True
    (c) Quest for something may end in more https://arsodenglishclasses.com/college-board-essay/.- True
    (d) Staying in comfort at home gives one more happiness than travelling.- False
    A2. Match the persons given in column ‘A’ with opinions/ characteristics given in column ‘B’: (2)
    Column ‘A’
    Column ‘B’
    (1) Narrator
    a) ideal travel should be like a crime story.
    (2) Camus
    b) in love with his memoirs.
    (3) Isherwood
    c) more happy when on move.
    (4) Traveller
    d) fear gives value to travel.
     Answer
    Column ‘A’,
    Column ‘B’
    (1) Narrator,
    b) in love with his memoirs.
    (2) Camus,
    d) fear gives value to travel.
    (3) Isherwood,
    a) ideal travel should be like a crime story.
    (4) Traveller,
    c) more happy when on move.
    A3. Give reasons:(2)
    “We are objects of scrutiny,” because —————
    (i) ————————–
    (ii) ————————-
    Answer-
    (i) We are being consumed by the cultures we consume.
    (ii) We scrutinize the people on the road as well as at home.
    A4. “Travelling is an interesting teacher.” Write your views in 3-4 sentences. (2)
    Ans: I completely agree with the statement that travelling is an interesting teacher. When we travel, we are exposed to new cultures, languages, and ways of life that we may not have encountered before. This exposure can broaden our perspectives and teach us valuable lessons. Travelling encourages personal growth, including increased confidence, independence, and problem-solving abilities. Additionally, travelling teaches us practical skills such as navigating foreign countries, making new friends, and facing with unexpected circumstances.
    A5. Do as directed:
    (1) I like to ask questions of the places I visit.
    (Choose the correct tense form of the above sentence from the following options and rewrite.)
    (a) Simple past tense
    (b) Simple present tense
    (c) Past perfect tense
    (d) Present perfect tense
    Answer- (a) Simple present tense
    (ii) I would come back to my apartment in New York.
    (Choose the correct option using ‘used to’ for the given sentence and rewrite.)
    (a) I use to come back to my apartment in New York.
    (b) I have used to come back to my apartment in New York
    (c) I used to come back to my apartment in New York.
    (d) I had used to come back to my apartment in New York.
    Answer- (c) I used to come back to my apartment in New York.
    A6. Find out the words from passage which mean:
    (i) reminiscence
    (ii) exhilaration
    Answer-
    (i) Remember, memory
    (ii) ecstasy
    B1. Language study Do as directed:
    (1) Avneesh said, “Sanchit, what are you doing in the garden at this time?”
    (Identify and rewrite the correct ‘indirect narration’ from the following options.)
    (i) Avneesh asked Sanchit what he was doing in the garden at that time.
    (ii) Avneesh wanted to know from Sanchit his cause of being there in the garden.
    (iii) Avneesh asked Sanchit whether he was present in the garden at that time.
    (iv) Avneesh asked Sanchit whether he was doing in the garden at that time.
    Answer-(i) Avneesh asked Sanchit what he was doing in the garden at that time.
    (2) Neeraj Chopra may not participate in the world championship due to ankle injury.
    (Choose the correct option from the following sentences which uses a more definite modal auxiliary.)
    (i) Neeraj Chopra cannot participate in the world championship due to ankle injury.
    (ii) Neeraj Chopra will not participate in the world championship due to ankle injury.
    (iii) Neeraj Chopra should not participate in the world championship due to ankle injury.
    (iv) Neeraj Chopra might not participate in the world championship due to ankle injury.
    Answer-(ii) Neeraj Chopra will not participate in the world championship due to ankle injury.
    (3) Unless you are confident, you will not succeed.
    (Choose the correct option from the following options to change the sentence beginning with ‘If…..’)
    (i) If you are confidence, you will get success.
    (ii) If you have confidence, you will get success.
    (i) If you are confident, you will not get success.
    (iv) If you are not confident, you will get success.
    Answer-(ii) If you have confidence, you will get success.
    B2. Spot the error and rewrite correct sentence
    He prescribe medicine along with a few exercises to his patients.
    Answer-
    He prescribes medicine along with a few exercises to his patients.
    OR
    He prescribed medicine along with a few exercises to his patients.
     

    Q.2. Unseen Passage

    Q.2. A1. Choose two correct alternatives which define the theme of the extract:
    (i) Love is a greater force in private as well as in public affairs.
    (ii) To rebuild civilization, we need tolerance more than love.
    (iii) Patience is the solution in any sort of confrontation.
    (iv) When you do not like people, nations or civilizations, you need to love them to change them.
    Answer-
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    A2. Complete the following table with the help of the extract: (2)

    Give one merit and one demerit of ‘Love’ and ‘Patience.’
    Love
    (i) ————-
    (ii) ————-
    Patience
    (i) ————-
    (ii) ————-

    Answer

    A5. Do as directed:(2)
    (i) It has been tried again and again.
    (Identify the correct Active Voice of the above sentence from the given options and rewrite.)
    (a) They had tried it again and again.
    (b) They has tried it again and again.
    (c) They tried it again and again.
    (d) They have tried it again and again.
    Answer- (d) They have tried it again and again.
    (ii) It is the sound state of mind which we are looking for.
    (Identify the correct simple sentence from the given options and rewrite.)
    (a) It is the sound state of mind, and we are looking for it.
    (b) We are looking for the sound state of mind.
    (c) We are looking for it but it is the sound state of mind.
    (d) The sound state of mind is looked for.
    Answer- (b) We are looking for the sound state of mind.
    (C) Mind Mapping:
    Prepare a mind map on ‘Effects of Music on Human Life’ using your ideas /thoughts / concepts to illustrate.
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