Class 10th RBSE English Important Questions
Hello and welcome to allexamguide.com . As you all know 10th Board Exams are scheduled from 16th March 2023. The 10th board exams are one of the most important milestones in a student's academic journey. These exams serve as a gateway to higher education and future career opportunities. It is a critical evaluation of a student's academic performance and plays a crucial role in shaping their future.
Preparing for the 10th board exams can be a daunting task, but with the right mindset and preparation, it can be a fulfilling experience. Understanding the exam pattern, creating a study plan, and practicing previous year question papers are some of the essential tips that can help students prepare effectively.
The exam pattern for the 10th board exams typically includes multiple-choice questions, short answer questions, and long answer questions. Students should be familiar with the types of questions asked, the marking scheme, and the time allotted for each section. This will help them manage their time effectively during the exam and maximize their score.
Creating a study plan is also essential for effective time management. The study plan should include a schedule for studying each subject, revision time, and breaks. It is essential to stick to the plan to cover all the topics in the syllabus.
Practicing previous year question papers is an effective way to prepare for the exams. This can help students understand the exam pattern, the types of questions asked, and identify areas where they need to focus their attention. Additionally, it can help build confidence and reduce anxiety during the exam.
In conclusion, the 10th board exams are a critical milestone in a student's academic journey. Effective preparation is key to performing well in the exams and shaping their future. By understanding the exam pattern, creating a study plan, and practicing previous year question papers, students can prepare effectively and confidently for the exams.
We are here with some important questions regarding the upcoming exams. A few of these questions or likely same questions can feature in the exams.
Class 10th RBSE Important Model Paper
Section – A
1. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow. [1×6=6]
Mukesh used to be a good student in school and a well-behaved boy at home. However, of late, he had mixed with the wrong company. He lost interest in his studies and his grades were affected. His parents had received many phone calls from his teachers at school complaining about him. At home, he became a rebellious and disrespectful child to his parents. They had tried to coax him to change and even tried harsher methods like grounding him, but nothing seemed to work. He seemed to be spiraling from bad to worse. His parents were at a loss as to what to do with him. Then, an incident occurred which was the turning point in Mukesh's life.
Two weeks ago, Mukesh played truant from school. He went to a nearby shopping center to meet up with his group of undesirable friends. They loitered around the quiet shopping center, chatting with one another. Then, one of Mukesh's friends suggested that they walk around the shops to kill time. In one of the shops, Mukesh saw a comic book that he really liked. However, his pocket money was not enough to pay for the book so he surreptitiously slipped the book into his bag. Surprisingly, when the boys left the store, the security alarm did not sound.
Mukesh was very relieved and happy that he had managed to pull off the act so successfully. He then went to the toilet as he was having a stomach ache. In the cubicle, he took out his cigarettes and lit up one of them. This caused the sound of an alarm to pierce the air. Mukesh did not even realize that he was the cause of the noise until there was a banging on his toilet cubicle. The security guard demanded that Mukesh come out of the cubicle at once. Mukesh complied.
That day, the guard called up Mukesh's parents down to the shopping center. He recounted the smoke detector incident to them and Mukesh was fined for smoking in the toilet. In addition, when Mukesh was caught, the guard did a routine check on Mukesh's bag and discovered the stolen book. That got him into more trouble. His parents managed to convince the guard not to report it to the police. From then on, Mukesh realized the severity of his actions and has been trying to turn over a new leaf ever since.
(i) Find out the suitable reason for changes in the nature of Mukesh? 
(a) He was being influenced by a bad company.
(b) He was being influenced by a prominent company.
(c) He was not being influenced by a bad company.
(d) He was being influenced by space technology.
(ii) Mukesh’s teachers called his parents____________________. 
(a) They called to inform them about his change in behavior and his passing grades.
(b) They called to inform them about his social behaviour and his failing grades.
(c) They called to inform them about his change in behavior and his failing grades.
(d) They called to inform them about his change in behavior and his improvement in grades.
(iii) Name the two ways in which Mukesh had changed at home. 
(a) He was disobedient and fought with his parents.
(b) He was faithful and did show respect to his neighbour.
(c) He was obedient and showed respect to his parents.
(d) He was disobedient and did not show respect to his parents.
(iv) Quote the three-word phrase which suggests that Mukesh's parents did not know what to do with him. 
(a) The phrase is 'at a downhill'.
(b) The phrase is 'at a loss'.
(c) The phrase is 'at hell'.
(d) The phrase is 'at a peak of trouble'.
(v) What did Mukesh do instead of going to school? 
(a) He spent time loitering with his friends at the shopping center.
(b) He spent time playing pack with his friends at the shopping center.
(c) He utilised his time with his friends at the shopping center.
(d) He spent time loitering with his friends in the school ground.
(vi) Which word shows that Mukesh's friends were of poor character. 
2. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow:
Childhood is a time when there are few responsibilities to make life difficult. If a child has good parents, he is fed, looked after and loved, whatever he may do. It is improbable that he will ever again in his life be given so much without having to do anything in return. In addition, life is always presenting new things to the child - things that have lost their interest for older people because they are too well-known. A child finds pleasures in playing in the rain, or in the snow. His first visit to the seaside is a marvellous adventure. But a child has his pains : he is not so free to do as he wishes as he thinks older people are : he is continually being told not to do things, or being punished for what he has done wrong. His life is therefore not perfectly happy.
When the young man starts to earn his own living, he becomes free- from the discipline of school and parents; but at the same time he is forced to accept responsibilities. He can no longer expect others to pay for his food, his clothes, and his room, but has to work if he wants to live comfortably. If he spends most of his time playing about in the way that he used to as a child, he will go hungry. And if he breaks the laws of society as he used to break the laws of his parents, he may go to prison. If, however, he works hard, keeps out of troubles and has good health, he can have the great happiness of seeing himself make steady progress in his job and of building up for himself his own position in society. Old age has always been thought of as the worst age to be, but it is not necessary for the old to be unhappy. With the old age should come wisdom and the ability to help others with advice wisely.
(i) Marvellous adventure for a child will be : 1
(A) his first visit to zoo
(B)his first visit to play school
(C) his first visit to seaside
(D)his first visit to garden
(ii) When a young man starts to earn his own living, he becomes free from: 1
(A) discipline of school
(C) Both A & B (D) none
(iii) With ………………. should come wisdom and the ability to help others with advice wisely. 1
(A) Youth age
(B) old age
(D) Middle age
(iv) What happens if a child has good parents? 1
(v) Why a child is not perfectly happy? Write any one reason. 1
(vi) Which age has always been thought of as the worst age to be? 1
(vii) What will happen when a youth breaks the laws of society ? 1
(viii) Write similar word of the following from the passage: 1
(ix) Write opposite word of the following from the passage: 1
Section - B
3. Imagine that you are Vinay, living at 74, Arya Nagar, Jodhpur. Write a letter to your friend to tell him about the wedding anniversary celebration of your parents that you and your brother planned. You may touch the following points: 
• • What and when was the occasion?
• • Who were the guests?
• • What preparation did you do
? • • Gifts and Blessings.
• • Had a great time
. • • Missed your friend’s presence
Write a letter to the Municipal Department to complain about the bad condition of the street in your locality. Request them to mend the situation as soon as possible for the welfare of the citizens.
4. Write a story using the outline given below in about 80 words. Assign a suitable title and moral to it: 
Two friends …….……. Going…….… forest….. promise to help………. see a bear ……… one climbs up a tree………. other does not know how to climb………… lies down on the ground ……….. bear smells him ……….. takes him for dead ………… goes friend comes down………… asks what did bear say ………… don’t rely on false friends.
5. Write a paragraph on “The Importance of Farming” in about 60 words.
Section – 3
6. Choose the correct form of the verb:
(i) Water __________ (float) on oil if it is poured upon it. 
(a) floated (b) had been floating
(c) floats (d) did float
(ii) Radhika ____________ (apply) for this post recently in this company along with her 20 friends. 
(a) had applied (b) did apply
(c) has applied (d) has been applying
(iii) All the people, in market________(cross) one another when some blackguards __________ (snatch) a golden chain from an old woman. 
(a) were crossing, snatched (b) had crossed, snatched
(c) have been crossing, snatch (d) was crossing, snatched
(iv) Vinay along with his family relative ____________ (reach) at the spot by the end of this month. 
(a) has been reached (b) has been reaching
(c) will have reached (d) will have been reached
7. Change the following sentences into Indirect Speech:
(i) Rohan said, “Two and two makes four.” 
(ii) My grandmother said to me, “May you get a very beautiful wife!” 
8. Rewrite the following sentences using connectives given in the brackets:
(i) Radhika will make a new plan. She will make a new scheme. (Not only – but also/ as) 
(ii) Rakesh tried the same practice thousands of times. He couldn’t get success. (that/ yet) 
(iii) Vishal was not making any novel. He is not making any story. (Neither-nor) 
9. Join the following sentences using the relative Pronoun, given in the brackets:
(i) Anita is the tallest girl. She is always made to stand in the last of the queue. (That) 
(ii) In the end, Rohan got the place. He used to spend his summer vacations. (where) 
10. Change the following sentences into Passive-Voice:
(i) Have the employees performed the tasks perfectly recently? 
(ii) Payal has given him a very unique presentation. 
11. Frame the question to get the following answer:
(i) Whose ____________________________________? The manager has bought Kunal’s bike. 
(ii) Add Question – Tag to the statement given below: 
They will perform their duties with complete faith, ……………………?
Section – D
12. Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow:
Last year we lent you our threshing machine, although on that account we had to put off our own threshing till November you behave to us as if we were gypsies. Giving me my own land indeed! No early, that’s not at all unneighborly! In my opinion, it’s even impudent if you want to know.
What a surprise! We’ve had the land for nearly three hundred years and then we’re suddenly told that it isn’t ours! Ivan Vassilevitch, I can hardly believe my own ears. These Meadows aren’t worth much to me.
(i) What is the actual meaning of the word “Gypsies” given in the paragraph? 
(a) Romani person (b) Colonial person
(c) American person (d) Indian person
(ii) “These Meadows aren’t worth much to me.” this statement has been given by? 
(a) Lomov (b) Natalya
(c) Lomo’s father (d) Natalya’s mother
(iii) By whom was the threshing machine lent to last year? 
(iv) The phrase ‘put off’ stands in the given passage. 
(v) Find out the word from the passage which means:- ‘Unconsciously’. 
(vi) Find out the word from the passage which has the opposite meaning of ‘Barren’. 
13 . Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow:
Early in the New year of 1956, I travelled to Southern Iraq. By then it had crossed my mind that I should like to keep an otter instead of a dog and that Camusfearna, ringed by water a stone’s throw from its door, would be an eminently suitable spot for this experiment. When I casually mentioned this to a friend, he as casually replied that I had better get one in the Tigris marshes, for there they were as common as mosquitoes and were often by the Arabs.
Mijbil, as I called the otter, was, in fact, of a race previously unknown to science, was at length christened by zoologists Lutrogale Perspicillata Maxwell, or Maxwell’s otter. For the first twenty – four hours Mijbil was neither hostile nor friendly; he was simply aloof and indifferent, choosing to sleep on the floor as far from my bed as possible.
(i) Where did the narrator go in the year 1956?
(a) Southern Iraq (b) Northern Iraq
(c) Western Iraq (d) Eastern Iraq
(ii) The name of the zoologist who named otter. 
(a) Lutrogale Perspicillata (b) Lutrogale Perspa
(c) Lutrogale Perspicilly (d) Sutrogale Perspicillata
(iii) Which pet did the narrator decide to keep? 
(iv) According to the author’s friend, otters were as common as mosquitoes in the _____________.
(v) What was the otter’s behaviour during the first 24 hours? 
(a) Very polite (b) Very aggressive
(c) Depressed (d) neither friendly nor hostile
(vi) Where did the otter sleep on the first day? 
14. Answer any one of the following questions in about 80 words: 
Life is full of trials and tribulations. Kisa Gotami also passes through a period of grief in her life. How does she behave in those circumstances?
[Sermon at Benares]
Anne was very much attached to her grandmother. What should be our attitude towards our elders? What do you learn from Anne?
[From the Diary of Anne Frank]
15. Answer any one of the following questions in about 20 words: 
When did the seagull’s flight begin? [His First Flight]
Why did Valli collect the information about the bus? [Madam Rides the Bus]
16. Read the stanza given below and answer the questions that follow: 
” In a world of possessions. People will take Balls, balls will be lost always the little boy And no one buys a ball back. Money is external.”
(a) What has the boy learnt from the loss?
(b) What does the poet want him to learn?
Read the stanza given below and answer the questions that follow:
“The fog comes On little cat feet.
It sits looking Over harbour and city On silent haunches And then moves on.”
(i) What does the poet mean by “little cat feet”?
(ii) “It” stands for ________________ in the given stanza.
17. Answer any two of the following questions in about 20 words: [2×2=4]
(i) Describe a few characteristics of a chameleon. [How to tell Wild Animals]
(ii) What would the tiger do in a forest? [Tiger in the Zoo]
(iii) Why did Belinda cry for help? [The tale of the custard dragon]
18. Choose the correct answer:
(i) Lutkins’s mother treated the lawyer with _____________. 
(a) Courtesy (b) Modesty
(c) Barbarity (d) Morality
(ii) How many children did Numberdar Ramlal have? 
(a) Five (b) Seven
(c) Four (d) Ten
19. Answer any one of the following questions in about 60 words. [1×4=4]
Why did Hari Singh come back to Anil? [The Thief’s Story]
What were the reasons which caused great suffering to Matilda? [The Necklace]
20. Answer any two out of the three following questions in about 20 words. [2×2=4]
(i) Who tried to invade the Earth in the twenty-first century? [The Book that saved the Earth]
(ii) Which project did Richard undertake in the eighth grade? [The making of a scientist]
(iii) What was the main cause of Tricki’s problem?