MP Board class 9th English quarterly exam 2022 / कक्षा 9वी अंग्रेजी त्रैमासिक पेपर 2022
quarterly exam 2022 – 23
CLASS – 9th
SUBJECT – ENGLISH
Time: 3 hours Maximum Marks- 80
Instructions- 1. All questions are compulsory
Section – A:
Q.1. Read the following passage and answer the questions on the basis of comprehension of the passage.
Munnar derives its name from the Tamil words munu [three] and aaru [river]. The town is situated at the confluence of Mudrapuzha, Nallathani and Kundala rivers. It is located near the Tamil Nadu border and is close to both Coimbatore and Kochi, making it a preferred weekend spot for those residing there. But its beauty lures people from far and beyond–it’s also a popular destination of foreign tourists coming to India. It used to be the favourite summer resort of the English, when the British ruled India. And why not? The town and its surroundings vary in height from 1700m – 2700m above sea level and offer stunning views of hills and valleys. It has a
salubrious climate round the year, which makes it a pleasurable place to spend your vacation. Even in summer, the temperature varies from 8 degrees – 16 degrees Celsius. In summer, the sudden showers turn its tea gardens into magical carpets and bestow an ethereal look to the landscape.
(i)What was Munnar famous as during the British rule?
(a) as winter resort
(b) as spring resort
(c) as summer resort
(d) as autumn resort
(ii)What does one see everywhere in Munnar?
(b) tea gardens
(iii)Munnar get its name from-
(iv) The town of Munnar is situated at the confluence of-
(a) 2 rivers
(b) 3 rivers
(c) 4 rivers
(d) none of these
(v) The town and its surroundings vary in height from 1700m – 2700m. (True/ False)
Q.2. Read the following passage and answer the questions on the basis of compreheWnsion of the passage.
Sir Philip Sydney fell mortally wounded at the famous battle of Zutaphen in 1586. He called out for a cup of water. One of his friends hastened away and with great difficulty found some water and brought it to him. As Sir Philip Sydney was about to put the cup of water to his parched lips, he saw a wounded soldier, who was lying close by, looking at the water with longing eyes. Sir Philip Sydney gently pushed away the cup saying, “Give it to him; his necessity is greater than mine.”
(i) The word “necessary‟ means-
(ii) When did the battle of Zutaphen take place?
(iii) Whom did Sydney, see?
(b) wounded soldier
(iv) Who went to bring water for him?
(v) The opposite of the word ‘difficult’……
SECTION- B (WRITING)
Q.3 Read the following passage and make notes on it and also give a suitable title to it.
Travelling is a means of education. The real aim of education is character building. When we travel, we have to put things in order. We have to buy our tickets and catch the train at the right time. The rich men, can indeed, get all this done by their servants, but India is a country of the poor. In journey we have to help ourselves. We learn many new things by seeing different places and by conversing with people of all kinds. In Europe education without travelling is considered incomplete. In ancient India great importance was given to pilgrimage. Travelling in this country is a great pleasure.
Q.4. You are Amit Gupta studying in Govt. HSS Rewa. Write an application to your principal to issue Transfer Certificate as your father has been transferred to Shivpuri.
Write an application to your principal to grant you ten days leave as you have to go for the marriage of your brother.
Q. 5. Write an essay on any one of the following topics in 180 words
- Wonders of Science
- Internet a bane or boon
- Importance of Trees
- Environment Protection
Q. 6. On the basis of the picture given below, describe how we can keep ourselves fit and healthy? (In about 75 words)