A LETTER TO GOD: EXTRACT PRACTICE : SAMPLE PAPER CLASS X

A LETTER TO GOD

EXTRACT 1

Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions follow:- 

 

“ Of the money that I asked for, only seventy pesos reached me. Send the rest since I need it very much But don’t send it to me through the mail because the post office employees are a bunch of crooks.”

1. The name of the author of the above extract is-

Correct! Wrong!

2. The speaker is writing a letter to –

Correct! Wrong!

3. ’Bunch of crooks’ means a _____

Correct! Wrong!

4. The story ultimately talks about ____

Correct! Wrong!

5. Read the following conversation of four persons carefully:-

 

1ST PERSON: Lencho must not blame the employees. How can he be sure that

   the money has been stolen by the post office employees?

2nd PERSON: But the money was really less than he asked for.

3rd PERSON: Because the Post Master could not collect money as much as 

    Lencho wished for.

4TH PERSON: Yes, and Lencho must be ultimately happy with whatever amount he Got.

Now pick out the option that classifies fact (f) and opinion ( o) of the F- FACT O- OPINION

Correct! Wrong!

 Extract 2

“All through the night, Lencho thought only of his one hope:

 the help of God, Whose eyes as he had been instructed ,see

everything ,even what is deep in one’s conscience.”

 

The _______ of Lencho’s crop had taken away his sleep.

flourishing  

spoilage

growth

2. Lencho looks to God for _______.

money

blessings

none

3. Who comes to Lencho’s rescue?

Neighbours

God

Post Master

4. The word ‘instructed’ WILL NOT  be similiar to ________

trained

misled

educated

5. The basic character trait of Lencho as revealed in this etract is:-

Cunningness

Simplicity

Greed


Answer

  1. spoilage
  2. money
  3. Post Master
  4. misled
  5. Simplicity

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I am Meena Kumari, PGT(English)+ B.ed. Teaching is my passion. Love to guide students in Grammar Learning and build up their writing skills.

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