The Rajasthan board of Secondary Education also recognized as Board of Secondary Education ,Rajasthan was established on 4th December,1957. The board was established in Jaipur and soon got transferred to Ajmer in the year 1961 where it was transformed into an renowned board with all self-esteem and services. Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan is shortened as BSER which aims at development and enhancement in the field of secondary education in Rajasthan. The post contain BSER English Sample Paper for Class 12th.
As an Engineer I have prepared English sample paper for class 12th students taking assistance from certain books to check ones practice.The set of questions are based on BSER syllabus. So here is the BSER English sample paper for class 12th including Grammar and Reading Section :-
(A) Grammar Section: Contain question from 1-11. Every question has marks allotted with it.
(B) Reading section: Contain question from 12-23.
Choose correct prepositions for the following: [4 marks]
1) You can have it……………..that; but I don’t mind if you don’t.
(A) in (B) for
(C) on (D) at
2) The fire walker splashed water…………….my feet.
(A) from (B) of
(C) over (D) with
3) I went looking…………….him, but he had disappeared.
(A) in (B) from
(C) up (D) for
4) Rosamond poured the flowers…………….the carpet.
(A) upon (B) with
(C) in (D) to
5) Fill in the blanks with the correct determiners [2 marks]
(i) He was elected…………..honorary member.
(ii) Please sit and eat without…………..hurry.
Ans: (i) an
6) Change the sentences into Indirect speech : [2 marks]
(i) He said to her, “Did you go to your brother’s house yesterday ?”
(ii) The teacher said to me, “What do you want ?”
Ans: (i) he asked her if she had gone to her brother’s house the day before
(ii) The teacher asked me what I wanted.
7) Change the following sentences into passive voice : [2 marks]
(i) All laughed at the new comer.
(ii) Do you know him ?
Ans: (i) The new comer was laughed by at all.
(ii) Is she known to you ?
8) Write suitable modals with the help of the words given in the brackets : [2 marks]
(i) The food is insufficient for you. You ………….. have this also. (Possibility)
(ii) Even if the inborn nature is a little impure, we………. purify it. (ability)
Ans: (i) may (ii) can
9) Combine these sentences into one simple sentence : [2 marks]
(i) I have many books. I have to read them all.
(ii) It was his birthday. We congratulated him.
Ans: (i) I have many books to read.
(ii) We congratulated him on his birthday.
10)Write the appropriate phrasal verbs in the sentences formed with the help of the verbs given in the brackets : [3 marks]
(i) The prisoner………………from his guards. (break)
(ii) Two parrots were……………by two people. (bring)
(iii) His request for transfer was ……………(turn)
Ans: (i) broke away (ii) brought up (iii) turned down
11)Phonetically transcribe the following words : [2 marks]
Ans: (i) / b : n / (ii) / vilid z /
Read the following Passage and answer the given questions :
When Ross began his research it was not even certain that mosquitoes had anything to do with malaria, no one knew whether it was transmitted through mosquito bites or by the drinking of water containing infected larvae of mosquitoes. Manson inclined to the latter theory and at first Ross followed him. But Ross accumulated various facts which seemed to be against it. He noticed that though Secunderabad was surrounded by marshes, there was little malaria. He thought that this might be due to the wind, for Secunderabad was a windy place and it was known that mosquitoes did not thrive in windy weather.
These and other observations turned him away from Manson’s drinking water theory and directed his attention more to transmission by the flying and biting mosquito. He concentrated on trying to discover whether this mode of transmission is indeed, the one which actually occurs.
12) What was not specific when Ross started his investigation ? [1 mark]
Ans: It was uncertain that mosquitoes had anything to do with malaria.
13) What was Manson’s conviction about Malaria ? [1 mark]
Ans: It was unfamiliar that malaria was transmitted through mosquito bites or by drinking of water infected with larvae of mosquitoes.
14) Why did Ross refuse Manson’s theory ? [1 mark]
Ans: Manson believed that malaria was transmitted by the drinking of water containing infected larvae of mosquitoes.
15) Why was there modest Malaria in Secundrabad ? [1 mark]
Ans: Ross noticed that though Secunderabad was surrounded by marshes, there was little malaria.
16) Do mosquito grow steadily in windy weather ? [1 mark]
Ans: Secunderabad was a windy place and it was known that mosquitoes did not thrive in windy weather.
17) Did Ross follow Manson’s theory ? [1 mark]
Ans: No, Ross didn’t follow Manson’s theory .Ross turned himself away from Manson’s drinking water theory.
18) What causes of disease did Ross pay notice to ? [1 mark]
Ans: Ross paid notice to discover whether transmission by the flying and biting mosquitoes cause malaria.
19) Find out the words from the passage which mean – [2 marks]
(a) Low lying wet land
(b) Grow or develop well.
Ans: a) marsh b) thrive
Define these Literary Terms :[4 marks]
Ans: Ode is a lyric poem expressing enthusiastic emotion. Ode is an elaborate lyric, expressed in a language that is imaginative, dignified and sincere.
Ans: Biography deals with the record of the life of a particular person written by someone else. The person described in a Biography has a strange personality with his noteworthy experiences, struggles, aspirations, achievements etc. The objective of a Biography is to instill certain values in the readers. The aim is to pin down the merits and demerits of the character so that readers can have a balanced view about his personality.
Ans: The pun is linked with a play on words based on the resemblance of sound between two words with dissimilar meanings. If the pun is used only as a simple play on words, it reduces itself simply to a joke.
Ans: The word “irony” is obtained from the Greek word “eiron” used to depict the misleading nature of a character in a drama. As a literary tool it refers to a statement that means just opposite of what is really expressed in words,
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