December 24, 2016

FA3 English Model Slip Test for Class 9

Name: ……………………………………R. No:…. Class 9    English   Slip test for FA 3

I.                    Read the following paragraph and answer the questions that follow.

We are a part of the Earth and it is a part of us. The perfumed flowers are our sisters; the deer, the horse, the great eagle, these are our brothers. The rocky crests, the juices in the meadows, the body heat of the pony, and the man, all belong to the same family. So, when the Great Chief in Washington sends word that he wishes to buy our land, he asks much of us. The Great White Chief sends word, that he will reserve us a place so that we can live comfortably to ourselves. He will be our father and we will be his children. So we will consider your offer to buy land. But it will not be easy. For, this land is sacred to us.
This shining water that moves in streams and rivers is not just water but the blood of our ancestors. If we sell you land, you must remember that it is the sacred blood of our ancestors. If we sell you land, you must remember that it is sacred, and you must teach your children that it is sacred and that each ghostly reflection in the clear water of the lakes tells of events in the life of my people. The water’s murmur is the voice of my father's father.
Now answer the following questions. (4x1=4m)
1.      Who are compared to sisters of the Red Indians?                                                                   (          )

a.       Flowers
b.      Horses
c.       Pony
d.      man

2.      Who asked the Red Indian Chief to sell his land?                                                                    (          )

a.       Chief Seattle
b.      The Great White Chief
c.       Washington
d.      The Red Indian Chief

3.      What kind of text is this passage?                                                                                            (          )

a.       Biography
b.      Story
c.       Speech
d.      Drama Script

4.      What is compared with the blood of Red Indian’s ancestors?                                                  (          )

a.       Warmth of the pony
b.      Sweet scent of the flowers
c.       Shining water in the streams
d.      Ghostly reflection

Now answer the following questions in about two sentences. (3x2=6m)

5.      Who gave the speech and why did he give it?

6.      What is compared to his forefather’s voice?

7.      What do you do to protect your environment?

8.      You have read the passage and understood the importance of the environment. Now prepare a poster that reflects on importance of saving the environment. (10x1=10m)


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