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Q.1. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows:    (3 marks) 
Principal : Why were you absent last week?
Student : I was absent because I was not well.
Principal : What will happen to your studies now?
Student : I will work hard to complete them.

The Principal asked the student (a)………….The student replied (b)……………. The Principal was concerned and asked (c)………… The student replied that he would study hard to complete them.
Ans.

(a) why he had been absent the previous week.
(b) that he had been absent because he had not been well.
(c) what would happen to his studies then.

Q.2. Read the following conversation and complete the passage given below:    (3 marks) 
Mrs. Jadav : Can I have a small bottle of cranberry jam ?
Shopkeeper : Sorry, I have only big bottles.
Mrs. Jadav : When will it be available ?
Shopkeeper : I can give it to you tomorrow.
Mrs. Jadav : Thank you, then I will get it tomorrow.

Mrs. Jadav asked the shopkeeper (a)…………... The shopkeeper said that he only had big bottles of cranberry jam. Mrs. Jadav wanted to know (b)…………... The shopkeeper said that he could give it to her (the following day). Mrs. Jadav thanked him and said that (c)…………...
Ans.

(a) if she could have a small bottle of cranberry Jam.
(b) when it would be available.
(c) she would get it the following day.

Q.3. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows:    (3 marks) 
Haiku : The landlord has come. Take out the money you have set aside.
Wife : But there are only three’ hundred rupees. If you give them to him, where is the blanket going to come from ?
Haiku : Don’t worry. I will figure out some other plan.

Haiku told his wife that the landlord had come, she should take out (a) …………... His wife said that (b)…………... and asked him if he gave them to him (c)…………..
Ans.
(a) the money she had set aside.
(b) that there were only three hundred rupees.
(c) where the blanket was going to come from.

Q.4. Read the conversation given below and complete the passage that follows:     (3 marks) 
Ali : Omar, why don’t you leave this place? I can drop you on my way back home.
Omar : I have no home.
Ali : Where have you come from ?
Omar : From Tunisia.

Ali asked Omar (a)…………... and offered to (b) …………... Omar replied that he had no home. Then Ali asked (c)…………... Omar told him that he had come from Tunisia.
Ans.
(a) why he didn’t leave that place.
(b) drop him on his way back home.
(c) where he had come from.

Q.5. Read the following conversation between a mother and son and then complete the paragraph that follows:     (3 marks) 
Mother : You seem so tired. Take some rest.
Suraj : I can’t even think of relaxing. I have lots of homework to do.
Mother : You should not take so much of stress.
Suraj : Don’t worry. Please give me a hot cup of tea.

Mother said to Suraj that (a) …………... Suraj replied that (b) …………... The mother advised him not to take so much of stress. Suraj told his mother (c)…………...
Ans:

(a) he seemed so tired and advised him to take rest.
(b) he could not even think of relaxing as he had lots of home work to do.
(c) not to worry and requested her to give him a hot cup of tea.


Q.6. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows: (3 marks) 
Customer : Can I have a bottle of juice?
Shopkeeper : Sorry, we only have milk bottles.
Customer : When will it be available ?
Shopkeeper : I can give it to you tomorrow.
Customer : Thank you, then I will come tomorrow.

The customer asked the shopkeeper (a)…………...
The shopkeeper apologized and said (b)…………... •
The customer wanted to know (c)…………... The shopkeeper said that he could give that to him the next day. The customer thanked him and said that he would come the following day.
Ans.
(a) if he could have a bottle of juice
(b) they only had milk bottles
(c) when that would be available


Q.7. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows: (3 marks) 
Raju : Do you know Varun was hit by a two – wheeler yesterday?
Arun : Oh no ! When did it happen?
Raju : He was hit by a scooter on his way back from school.
Arun : Is he badly hurt?

Raju asked Arun (a)………………….. Arun was shocked and wanted to know when (b)………………….. Raju replied that (c)………………….. Arun enquired if he was badly hurt.
Ans.
(a) if he knew that Varun had been hit by a two-wheeler the previous day.
(b) it had happened. .
(c) he had been hit by a scooter on his way back from school.

Q.8. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows: (3 marks) 
Vani : Harika, are you going to join the Dramatics Club with me ?
Harika : No, I am going to join the Adventure Club.
Vani : I too would have joined the Adventure Club, but I am very scared of heights.
Harika : If that is the case, join the Dramatics Club.

Vani asked Harika (a)…………………….. Harika said that (b)……………………. Adventure Club. To this Vani replied (c)……………………. Adventure Club, but she was very scared of heights. Harika advised her to join the Dramatics Club.
Ans.

(a) if she was going to join the Dramatics Club with her.
(b) she was going to join the
(c) she too would have joined the


Q.9. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows: 
Pig : See how strong and hefty I am. Even the Jumbo was afraid of me.
Animals : Jumbo, was it out of horror ?
Jumbo : I could have happily crushed the dirty pig under my heels but I avoided it, so that I do not become dirty.

The jaunty pig said (a)………………He further added (b)……………… All the animals enquired of Jumbo if that had been out of horror. Jumbo replied that he could have happily crushed the dirty pig under his heels but he (c)………………
Ans.

(a) that he was very strong and hefty
(b) that even the Jumbo had been afraid of him.
(c) had avoided it so that he did not become dirty.


Q.10. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows: (3 marks)
Rohan : When is the fancy dress competition in your school ?
Seema : It is after two weeks.
Rohan : Are you taking part in it ?
Seema : Yes, I am taking part as caterpillar.
Rohan : Why have you chosen that ?
Seema : So that I can reach late.

Rohan asked Seema (a)…………... Seema replied (b)…………... Rohan enquired (c)…………... Seema said that she was taking part as a caterpillar. Rohan asked why she had chosen that. Seema answered so that she could reach late. (Board Term-12012, Set EC2,048)
Ans.

(a) when the fancy dress competition in her school was.
(b) that it was after two weeks.
(c) whether she was taking part in that


Q.11. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows : (3 marks) 
Customer : Why is the meal so sour?
Waiter : Nobody has complained for five days sir, about the meal.
Customer : What! Where is the Manager?
Waiter : He has gone to some other hotel to take dinner, sir.

One day a customer was taking dinner in a hotel. He asked the waiter why (a)…………... The waiter told him (b)…………... At this the customer was shocked and wanted to know where the Manager was. The waiter replied (c)…………...
Ans.
(a) the meal was so sour.
(b) that nobody had complained for five days about the meal.
(c) that he had gone to some other hotel to take dinner.


Q.12. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows : (3 marks) 
Teacher : Did you brush your hair this morning ?
Asha : Yes, I did, but the wind blew it about while I was coming to school.
Teacher : Wear a hair band tomorrow.

The teacher asked Asha (a)…………... Asha replied that she had, but the wind (b)…………... while she had been coming to school. The teacher instructed her (c)…………...
Ans.

(a) if she had brushed her hair that morning.
(b) had blown it about.
(c) to wear a hair band the next day.


Q.13. Read the following conversation and complete the paragraph that follows :     (3 marks)
Mother : Rita, finish your food.
Rita: I don’t want to have this food. You never give me a pizza or burger.
Mother: They are not good for health. You had pizza at your friend’s birthday party last evening.
Rita: OK, then give me French fries and shake. ‘
Mother : If you live only on junk food, you will spoil your health.

Mother told Rita (a)…………... Rita replied that (b)…………... and told her mother that she never gave her a pizza or burger. Mother said that they were not good for health and reminded her (c)…………... Rita then asked her mother to give her french fries and shake. Mother warned her that if she lived only on junk food, she would spoil her health.
Ans.

(a) to finish her food.
(b) she did not want to have that food
(c) that she had pizza at her friend’s birthday party the evening before.


Q.14. Read the conversation/dialogue given below and complete the paragraph that follows:     (3 marks)
Patient : I want an appointment with the doctor for this evening.
Receptionist : I’m sorry, I can’t give you an appointment before the 20th.
Patient : But I could be dead by then!
Receptionist : That’s all right. I’ll ring up your wife and cancel the appointment in that case.

The patient (a)…………... evening. The receptionist (b)…………... an appointment before the 20th. The patient (c)…………... The receptionist replied that it was all right as she would ring up his wife and cancel the appointment in that case.
Ans.

(a) told the receptionist that he wanted an appointment with the doctor for that
(b) replied that she was sorry but she could not give him
(c) exclaimed that he could be dead by then


Q.15. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows:     (3 marks)
Patient : Good afternoon. I need to get an E.C.G. done. .
Receptionist : Sorry. Our machine is not working. You can come tomorrow.
Patient : What! But I think I’m having a heart attack now.
Receptionist : Oh! In that case 1 will book you for a bypass and inform our Senior Cardiologist.

A patient went to the doctor’s clinic, greeted the receptionist and said that (a)…………... The receptionist apologized and told him (b) …………... She also added that (c) …………... The patient reacted angrily and said he thought he was having a heart attack. To this the receptionist replied that in that case she could book him for a bypass and inform their Senior Cardiologist.
Ans.

(a) he needed to get an E.C.G. done.
(b) that their machine was not working.
(c) he could come the next day.

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