Category : English 1

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.
Example:
I _______ (0) (slow) the car as I saw the new house.… Read More “ICSE 2019 English Paper 1: Grammar and Composition: Practice Paper 10”

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Question 1

Formal Letter

The Proprietor

Name of the Shop

Address

Points to be included.

  1. Name of the book
  2. Date and time when the book was lost
  3. The place in the shop where you think you might have left the book.
  4. Any distinguishing mark.
  5. Request to help find the book.
  6. Request to inform you if the book is found.

Question 2

Join the following sentences to make one complete sentence without using and, but or so.

  1. Since there was nothing to do, we went home.
  2. While I was going to school, I saw Tom.

iii. I have purchased some very beautiful pens..

Question 3

Fill in each blank in the following sentences with an appropriate word. [2]

  1. I don`t know what prevented him from attending the meeting.
  2. He was told to put on the black shoes.
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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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            <![CDATA[<p style="text-align: center;">ENGLISH LANGUAGE

ENGLISH Paper – 1
(Two hours)
Answers to this Paper must be written on the paper provided separately.
You will not be allowed to write during the first 15 minutes.
This time is to be spent in reading the question paper.
The time given at the head of this Paper is the time allowed for writing the answers.

Attempt all five questions.
The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ].
You are advised to spend not more than 30 minutes in answering Question 1 and 20 minutes in answering Question 2.

Question 1
(Do not spend more than 30 minutes on this question.) [20]
Write a composition (300 – 350 words) on any one of the following:
(a) Write an original short story entitled: “ Ever Treasured”.
(b) Good communication skills, particularly in English, is essential for Students for their future endeavours.… Read More “ICSE 2019 English 1 Model Paper”