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Question 5

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Correct the following sentences without changing their meaning. Do not make unnecessary changes in the original sentence.

The sun is rising in the East every day. (1 mark)

Question 6

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Write an essay on any oneof the following topics in not less than 800 words. (30 mark)

Understanding is the best form of hospitality.

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  • Hospitality refers to the relationship between a guest and a host, where the host receives the guest with an open heart and takes utmost care about the needs and requirements of the guest. Hospitality has been a part of Indian culture from very long time. It is based on the principle of “Atithi Devo Bhava” which means that guest are like god. In an…

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Question 7

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Write a paragraph in about 200 words on any one of the following expressions/statements. (10 mark)

To err is human; to forgive is divine.

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  • We all are human and we all make mistakes. No one is perfect. It is human nature to make mistakes. When we make mistakes, we do not mind forgiving ourselves. But when it comes to others, it is difficult to do so. Many a times in life we come across people who disappoint us. Sometimes they will be people close to us and sometimes they might be peopl…

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Question 8

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Use the following words in sentences so as to bring out their meaning clearly. Do not change the form of the word. No credit will be given for a vague or ambiguous sentence.

Topsy-turvy (2 mark)

Question 9

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Make the directed changes in the following sentences without changing their meaning.

I know him. (Change into passive voice) (2 Mark)

Question 10

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Use the following homonyms in sentences so as to bring out the difference in meaning clearly without changing the form.

Compliment vs Complement (2 mark)