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Default Re: Kerala HSE Model Question Paper English

Previous year English subject question paper of Kerala Higher Secondary School is as follows:

(Qns. 1-3) Read the passage and answer the following questions.
Entering the Korowai rain forest is like stepping into a giant watery cave. The tree canopy's
dense weave plunges the world into a verdant gloom. The heat is stifling and the air drips
with humidity. This is the haunt of giant spiders, killer snakes and lethal microbes. High in
the canopy, parrots screech and a barely visible track winds around rain-soaked trees and
primeval palms. A sudden downpour sends raindrops spearing through gaps in the canopy.
1. What does the word 'verdant' mean here?
a) comfortable b) beautiful
c) leafy d) withering (1)
2. Comment on the expression 'raindrops spearing through gaps'. (1)
3. Describe briefly the scenic beauty of the place citing the word pictures in the passage.
4. In "Horegallu", Sudha Murty speaks about a horegallu and its influence on the life of
the villagers. Imagine that the Government decides to remove the horegallu as part of
widening the road. In the light of this decision, the villagers assemble near the horegallu
and speak the following words. Choose the appropriate adjective/adjective clause
and fill in the blanks.
Good morning, friends. The authorities are going to take away our horegallu. This
horegallu (a) …………………. (looks good/carrying burden/ which can bear weight)
is a part of our day-to-day life. Without it, our life will be as hard as (b).............................
(trouble /lead/task). Masterji spends the evening with passersby who(c)............................
(used to listen to our worries/used to help us find solution / used to share their
worries with him.) He says that the horegallu is the most (d)............................(essential/
trivial/ avoidable) part of our village.

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