Category : English 1: Grammar and Composition

English 1: Grammar and Composition Practice Test

Time: One hour                                                                                                    Maximum Marks: 40

Question 1

Write a letter to the District Collector of your locality requesting him or her to be the Chief Guest of an event ‘Fine Art Fest’, a cultural programme to be held next week in your school.                                                      [10]

Question 2
  1. Write, as the Secretary of the Arts Club, a Notice to be displayed on your school notice board about an event to be held next week in your school.                                                                                                       [5]
  2. You are the Principal of the school mentioned above. Write an email to the Principal of a neighbouring school inviting him/her to the event cited above.                                                                                     [5]
Question 3
  1. In the passage, fill in each of the numbered blanks with the correct form of the word given. Do not copy the passage but write in correct serial order the word or phrase appropriate to the blank space.      [4]

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Question 1
Write a letter to the editor of a national English daily newspaper about the need of a Government School in your locality.
Question 2
(a) You are the Head Boy/Head Girl of your school. Write a notice to be displayed on the notice board informing the students of a painting Competition to be held in your school.
(b) With reference to the above notice, write an email, with a copy to the school Principal, requesting an eminent artist in your city to inaugurate the competition.
Question 3
(a) Fill in each of the numbered blanks with the correct form of the word given in brackets.
Do not copy the passage; write in correct serial order the word or phrase appropriate to the blank space.
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Question 1                                                                                                                                       [5+5]

  1. You are the Head Boy/ Head Girl of your school. Write a notice to be put up on the school Notice Board, asking the students of Classes VI to X to make contributions to be given to a charitable institution for the underprivileged children.
  2. Based on Question 1(a), write an email to the Head of the charitable institution asking him/her whether he/she wants the contribution to be in cash or in kind.

Question 2

Rewrite the following sentences as directed without changing the meaning of each sentence:        [8]

  1. Put your tools away, the children may fall over them. (Use: lest)
  2. The experience is so intense that I will never forget it. (Use ‘too’ in place of ‘so’.)
  3. The President will summon him to Mumbai. (Change the Voice.)
  4. Although he was eighty years old, he was very active.
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English 1: Grammar and Composition Practice 1

Question 1
Write an application in response to the advertisement given below:                                     
WANTED
Suitable young Salespersons- on Part-Time basis-
 to market electronic appliances for a leading Home Appliance Company.
Candidates should be at least a graduate and should be fluent in English.

Question 2
Re-write the following sentences according to the instructions given after each. Make other changes that may be necessary, but do not change the meaning of each.                                                      
1. He has never made such a stupid mistake before.
[Begin: Never…]
2. If I were you, John, I would consult a doctor.        
[Use: the correct form of advice]
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