VIBGYOR HIGH First Preliminary Examination 2020-2021 ENGLISH LANGUAGE ENGLISH PAPER 1 Grade: X 27/11/2020 Max. Marks: 80 Date : Time Allowed : 2 hour Answers to this paper must be written on the paper provided separately. You will not be allowed to write during the first 15 minutes. This time is to be spent in reading the question paper. The time given at the head of this paper is the time allowed for writing the answers. ________________________________________________________________________ _ Attempt all five questions. The intended marks for the questions or parts of questions are given alongside the questions. Question 1  (Do not spend more than 30 minutes on this question.) Write a composition (300 350 words) on any one of the following : (a) Write an original short story of your own with the theme: Absence makes the heart grow fonder . (b) Do violent video games cause behaviour problems? Express your views either for or against this statement. (c) You have lived in your ancestral house since birth . The house is to be sold so that flats may be built. Narrate the circumstances (2) that led to this decision and describe your feelings (4) about moving out of the house. 1
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