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CBSE Class 10 English Term 1 Answer Key 2021

Class 10 English Term 1 Answer Key 2021

CBSE Class 10 English Term 1 Answer Key 2021: Today, on 11th December 2021 Central Board of Secondary Education will take the English Examination. The board has allotted 90 minutes to complete the exam, the exam will be conducted between 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The students have to reach the exam center at 11:00 a.m. English easy subject, many students find it easy some find it difficult but it’s overall a subject which can fetch you good marks in the examination. After completion of the examination, students rush to find the answer key of the English paper, to ease of students we have provided the Class 10 English Term 1 Answer Key 2021 in this article. The Class 10 English Answer Key Term 1 is designed by our expert faculty, the students can trust the answer key given on this page to crosscheck their responses and calculate their marks. 

Check: CBSE Class 10 All Subject Answer Key for Term 1 2021

CBSE Class 10th Term 1 English Answer Key

 On this page, we have provided the CBSE Class 10th Term 1 English Answer Key, the students appearing in the board examination must go through the entire page and bookmark this page for future reference, we will update the answer keys of all the papers of Class 10th examination. Check the brief information given below in the table: 

 

English Class 10 Term-1 Answer Key 2021
Exam Conducting Body Central Board of Secondary Education
Exam & Subject Name CBSE Class 10 English
Category Answer Key
Exam Date 11th December 2021
Unofficial Answer Key 11th December 2021
Official Answer Key To be notified
Official Website https://www.cbse.nic.in/

 

English Class 10 Term-1 Answer Key 2021

 

The examination comprises objective-type questions, a question will have four options where students have to mark the right answer in the OMR sheet. Check the exam pattern given below and assign marks to the right answer as per the CBSE marking scheme.

 

  1. English Term in CBSE Class 10 1 There will be 60 questions on the paper, divided into three portions.
  2. Reading (Section A): There will be 18 questions in total. Any of the 14 must be attempted.
  3. Writing and Grammar (Section B): There will be 10 questions in all. Any of the ten must be attempted.
  4. Literature (Section C): There will be 30 questions in all. Any of the 26 must be attempted.
  5. There will be a 40-mark question paper.
  6. The weighting of all questions in the paper would be the same.
  7. There will be no negative marking.

 

English Class 10 Term 1 Answer Key

Match your solutions to the English Class 10 Answer Key Term 1 given below, then add up all of the correct answers to obtain overall scores. Because there is no negative marking, ignore the incorrect responses. Exam paper and answer key are available below:

Class 10th English Term 1 Answer Key Paper code: 002/1/4

 

Class 10th English Term 1 Answer Key Paper code: 002/2/4

1.(c) 2.(a) 3.(a) 4.(b) 5.(c) 6.(d)
7.(a) 8.(b) 9.(b) 10.(b) 11.(b) 12.(b)
13.(c) 14.(c) 15.(a) 16.(a) 17.(b) 18.(b)
19.(a) 20.(b) 21.(d) 22.(d) 23.(b) 24.(a)
25.(d) 26.(b) 27.(b) 28.(b) 29.(c) 30.(b)
31.(a) 32.(b) 33.(c) 34.(a) 35.(b) 36.(b)
37.(b) 38.(b) 39.(d) 40.(d) 41.(b) 42.(d)
43.(c) 44.(d) 45.(d) 46.(d) 47.(d) 48.(c)
49.(b) 50.(b) 51.(c) 52.(b) 53.(b) 54.(c)
55.(d) 56.(b) 57.(c) 58.(a) 59.(c) 60(d)

Class 10 English Term 1 Answer Key & Question Paper 

CBSE Class 10 English Term 1 Answer Key 2021: Questions and Answers

Read the extract given below and answer the questions / complete the statements that follow : 

The moment the letter fell into the mailbox the postmaster went to open it. It said : “God : of the money that I asked for only seventy pesos reached me. Send me the rest, since I need it very much. But don’t send it to me through the mail because the post office employees are a bunch of crooks. Lencho.”

Q. Lencho wrote the second letter as he was:

(a) unhappy

(b) curious

(c) hopeful

(d) thoughtful

(a) (A), (C) and (E)

(b) (A), (B) and (C)

(c) (B), (E) and (A)

(d) (C), (D)

Answer- B- unhappy, curious, hopeful

Q. The postmaster opened the letter expecting it to

(A) be full of thanks to God

(B) show his happiness

(C) be full of anguish for getting less money

(D) be accusing God of being miserly

(a) (C) and (D)

(b) (A) and (B)

(c) (A) and (D)

(d) (D) and (B)

Answer- B

Q. On reading the letter the postmaster was

(a) surprised

(b) dismayed

(c) pleased

(d) puzzled

Answer- B dismayed

Q. ‘the post office employees are a bunch of crooks. The statement is :

(a) thoughtful

(b) sad

(c) dismissive

(d) ironic

Answer- D ironic

Q. Find the suitable word from the extract to complete the following: 

sanctioned: approved :: demanded: ______

(a) fell

(b) reached

(c) went

(d) asked

Answer- D

VII. Read the stanzas given below and answer the questions / complete the statements that follow :

He should be snarling around houses

At the jungle’s edge,

Baring his white fangs, his claws,

Terrorizing the village!

But he’s locked in a concrete cell,

His strength behind bars,

Stalking the length of his cage,

Ignoring visitors.

Q. Study the following statements :

(A) The villagers don’t feel happy that the tiger is caged.

(B) We feel sad that the tiger is caged.

(C) The tiger is happy that he doesn’t have to hunt for his food.

(a) (A) is right and (B) is wrong

(b) (B) is right and (A) is wrong

(c) (C) is right and (A) is wrong

(d) (A) is wrong and (C) is right

Answer- B

Q. We should protect the tigers as :

(a) they are majestic to look at.

(b) they attract visitors to the zoo.

(c) they are ferocious.

(d) they are part of our environment.

Answer- D they are part of our environment.

Q. The tiger terrorizes the villagers as;

(a) by killing their cattle.

(b) as he does not like to be hunted.

(c) as they have cleared his habitat.

(d) as he has got tired of being in the forest.

Answer- C as they have cleared his habitat.

Q. ‘A tiger in the zoo ignoring visitors’ is an example of

(a) Metaphor

(b) Simile

(c) Irony

(d) Personification

Answer- D Personification

Q. The tiger is reacting to his imprisonment in the zoo by :

(a) quietly walking in the cage

(b) showing his anger openly

(c) stalking in the cage

(d) ignoring visitors

Answer- D  ignoring visitors

VIII. Read the extract given below and answer the questions / complete the statements that follow:

He escaped easily enough from the boys who followed his footprints in London. But his adventures were by no means over. He had chosen a bad time of the year to wander about London without clothes. It was mid-winter. The air was bitterly cold and he could not do without clothes. Instead of walking about the streets, he decided to slip into a big London store for warmth.

Q. The greatest problem for the invisible man was that:

(a) being invisible he could do nothing.

(b) he could not buy clothes to wear.

(c) he was hungry but could not buy food.

(d) without clothes, he was feeling cold.

Answer- D without clothes, he was feeling cold.

Q. He could escape from the boys as

(a) the boys were careless.

(b) the boys too felt cold in the winter night.

(c) the invisible man was cleverer than the boys.

(d) he went along a street where there was no mud.

Answer- D

Q. (A) It was stupid on his part to come out on a winter night.

(B) He was not completely stupid, though. 

(a) (A) is right and (B) is wrong.

(b) (B) is right and (A) is wrong.

(c) Both (A) and (B) are right.

(d) Both (A) and (B) are wrong

Answer- C

Q. After getting rid of the boys the invisible man felt:

(a) relieved

(b) partly relieved

(c) anguished

(d) comfortable

Answer- A relieved

Q. The phrase ‘slip into’ means the same as :

(a) fall into

(b) enter quietly

(c) enter boldly

(d) move out

Answer- B enter quietly

Q. Attempt the following:

Has given my heart

A change of mood (Dust of Snow)

What is the poet’s mood now?

(a) Appreciative of nature

(b) Thoughtful

(c) Happy

(d) Cool

Answer- B Happy

Q. ‘Paper has more patience than people’ (Anne Frank) Which of the following is not true ? 

(a) One can write anything on paper

(b) People have good ears for listening

(c) One can write one’s diary even at night

(d) One may express one’s anger on paper

Answer- B

Q. ‘In life, every man has twin obligations’. (Nelson Mandela) The ‘twin obligations’ are 

(a) first to his community and the second to his country.

(b) first to his family and the second to his country.

(c) first to his country and the second to his parents. y

(d) first to his community and the second to his family.

Answer- B

Q. ‘He had in fact seen his older brother catch his first herring and devour it.’ (His First Flight) How did ‘he’ feel? 

A. Angry

B. Greedy

C. Jealous

D. Hungry

(a) A and B

b) Band C

(c) C and DO

(d) D and A

Answer- C

Q. Mr Keesing was annoyed with Anne as :

(a) she was weak in maths.

(b) she had not done her home work.

(c) she was a naughty girl.

(d) she was very talkative.

Answer- D

Q. The loss of possession should make one feel : (The Ball Poem)

(a) angry

b) responsible

(c) sad

(d) careless

Answer- B

Q. The Black Aeroplane is a/an ____ story

(a) ghost

(b) adventure

(c) mystery

(d) true

Answer- A

Q. For Tricky’s present condition: 

A. Both Mrs. Pumphrey and Tricky are to blame.

B. Only Tricky is to blame.

(a) (A) is right and (B) is wrong.

(b) (B) is right and (A) is wrong

(c) Both (A) and (B) are right

(d) Both (A) and (B) are wrong.

Answer- A

Q. It was quite pleasant working for Anil as

(a) he was quite rich

(b) he never complained.

(c) he was a very simple person.

(d) he could be easily fooled

Answer- C

Q. Griffin became a homeless wanderer because he :

(a) was an eccentric scientist.

(b) was very greedy.

(c) had to go without clothes.

(d) had set fire to his landlord’s house

Answer- D

Q. England or Britain, turn by turn came under the rule of: 

(a) Saxons Romans ; Normans

(b) Normans ; Saxons ; Romans

(c) Romans; Saxons; Normans

(d) Normans; Romans ; Saxons

Answer- C

Q. The article describes : 

a) The development of the system of justice in England

(b) Civilized societies and justice

(c) Justice v/s Civilisation

(d) Rule of Justice in England

Answer- A

Q. Study the following statements :

(A) Romans were proud of their judicial system.

(B) There is not much difference between the Norman and modern system of justice.

(a) (A) is right and (B) is wrong

(b) (B) is right and (A) is wrong

(c) Both (A) and (B) are right

(d) Both (A) and (B) are wrong

Answer- A

Q. Match the following:

(A) Romans i. A priest to swear for the accused

(B) Saxons ii. Highly paid lawyers can win a case

(C) Modern ü. Educated judges and lawyers

(D) Normans iv. The winner in a battle declared innocent

(a) (A) iv; (B) ii; (C)i; (D) iii;

(b) (A) iii; (B) i, (C) ii; (D) iv;

(c) (A) i, (B) iii; (C) iv; (D) ü;

(d) (A) ii; (B)i; (C) iii ; (D) iv;

Answer- B

Q. Study the following statements : 

(A) In a trial by battle, money played a main role.

B) God helped the innocent win the battle.

(a) (A) is right and (B) is wrong

(b) (B) is right and (A) is wrong

(c) Both (A) and (B) are right and (A) was the conclusion

(d) Both (A) and (B) are right and (A) was not the conclusion

Answer- C

Q. Study the following statements :

(A) Saxon system of trial was nobler than that of the Romans.

(B) Saxon system had two aspects – rough and noble.

(C) The rich Saxons could hire champions to argue their case.

(D) Even an innocent person would be held guilty if enough people did not swear for him.

The following are correct :

(a) (A) and (B)

(b) (B) and (C)

(c) (C) and (A)

(d) (B) and (D)

Answer- D

Q. Study the following statements : 

(A) Earlier England comprised small villages each with a small population.

(B) Crimes like cheating and fraud were rare.

(a) (A) is an assertion and (B) is the response

(b) (B) is an assertion and (A) is the response

(c) Both (A) and (B) are unrelated assertions

(d) Both (A) and (B) are responses to some other assertions

Answer- A

Q. Which of the following statements are true ?

The rich have always enjoyed an advantage in the judicial system because

(A) they were physically strong, so would win the trial by fighting.

(B) they could hire the strongest champion.

(C) they can hire the best lawyers.

(D) they could persuade the priest to swear on their behalf,

(a) (A) and (B)

(b) (B) and (C)

(c) (C) and (D)

(d) (A) and (D)

Answer- B

Q. Which of the following statements are not true? 

(A) In the quest for justice the guilty often went unpunished.

(B) For seven hundred years from the sixth-century trial was mostly rough.

(C) Swearing value of a priest was equal to a dozen ordinary peasants.

(D) Use of champions in a trial by battle finds an equivalent in the modern times.

(a) (A) and (c)

(b) (B) and (C)

(c) (C) and (D)

(d) (A) and (B)

Answer- B

Q.  ‘any glimmering of civilisation’. “Glimmering in the above expression has been used as a metaphor. Glimmering stands for 

(a) a slight suggestion

(b) a great hope

(c) some fear

(d) a little confidence

Answer- B

Q. Study the following statements :

(A) Roads are killers for animals.

(B) Both birds and mammals are killed on roads.

(C) Species most killed are necessarily the endangered ones.

(a) (A) is correct and (B) is false

(b) (B) is correct and (C) is false

(c) (A) and (B) both are correct

(d) is correct and (A) is false

Answer- B

Q. Study the following statements : 

(A) Roads have covered 50% of land in Europe.

(B) Road traffic causes a great risk to wild life.

(C) Some species can survive all kinds of traffic on roads.

(a) (A) is correct and (B) is false

(b) (B) is correct and (C) is false

(c) (C) is correct and (A) is false

(d) (A) and (B) both are false

Answer- B

Q. a) While planning roads we should see which species to protect.

(b) We are doing a lot to protect those most at risk.

(c) 50% of Europe is covered only with roads.

(d) Small animals even with low population density are most at risk.

Answer- C

Q. a) More mammals than birds are killed on the roads.

(b) Small animals generally keep away from roads.

(c) Number of road-kills depends upon the population density of small animals.

(d) Animals that come out only at night are saved.

Answer- C

Q. (A) The surveys ranked the road-kull rate of birds and mammals.

(B) The finding puts grouse and squirrel at great risk.

(a) (A) is an assertion and (B) is the response.

(b) (B) is an assertion and (A) is the response.

(c) Both (A) and (B) are false.

(d) Both (A) and (B) are unrelated to each other.

Answer- A

Q. Hazel grouse and ground squirrel are classified as species of least concern. The statement is : 

(a) a logical conclusion

(b) a piece of good news

(c) ironical

(d) a pleasant surprise

Answer- A

Q. The title of the study should be

(a) A Birds and Mammals survey

(b) Road-kills

O Road density in Europe

(d) Need for conservation

Answer- B

Q. The purpose of the study is

(a) how to prevent road-kills

(b) to see who is more at risk on the roads

(c) how to plan better roads

(d) to estimate the number of road accident victims

Answer- B

GRAMMAR (19-24)

III Complete the following statements by filling in the blanks with the help of given options : (any five)

Q.  I don’t see why you ____ borrow his cycle. You have one of your own.

(a) should

(b) could

(c) may

(d) mighty

Answer- A

Q. My family ___ in Chennai for five years now.

(a) has lived

(b) has been living

(c) had lived

(d) lived

Answer- B

Q. ____ the letter arrive in your absence, would you like me to forward it to you?

(a) If

(b) Could

(c) Should

(d) Might

Answer- D

Q If he came late he ____ be punished

(a) will

(b) shall

(c) should

(d) would

Answer- D

Q. By the time we reach the school the bell ____

(a) will be ringing

(b) will have rung

(c) would have been ringing

(d) would have rung

Answer- B

Q. Three months ago I ____ a student of this school.

(a) was

(b) had been

(c) have been

(d) could be

Answer- A

WRITING (25-30)

IV. You are Arun. Near the gate of your colony, there is a motor mechanic’s workshop. Many cars are parked outside on the pavement and even beyond. Repair work goes on. The surroundings have become filthy, pedestrians are put to trouble. Arun decides to write a letter of complaint, of course, for wider audience/readership. (any five)

Q. The letter will be addressed to:

(a) The Sanitary Inspector

(b) The Municipal Commissioner

(c) State Minister of Health

(d) Editor of a local newspaper

Answer- D

Q. Subject of the letter should be

(a) Problems caused to pedestrians

(b) Inconvenience caused by the next door workshop

(c) Insanitary conditions at the colony gate

(d) A health hazard

Answer- B 

Q. Arun decides to write this letter as:

(a) he has a personal problem with the owner of the workshop.

(b) a matter of social concern.

(c) he intends to contest the next municipal election.

(d) he is very health conscious

Answer- B

Q. He will arrange the contents of the letter in this way:

A. noisy surroundings

B. action requested

C. garbage littered

D. public inconvenience

E. the health hazard

F. location of the workshop

(a) B, A, C, E, D, F

(b) F, D, A, C, E, B

(c) A, C, E, B, D, F

(d) F C, E, D, A, B

Answer- B

Q. What kind of action would Arun suggest ?

(a) Fine to be imposed on the workshop y

(b) Notice on lack of cleanliness to be issued

(c) Workshop to be shifted

(d) Periodic visits of the Health Inspector

Answer- C

Q. The correct closing of the letter should be:

(a) Your’s faithfully

(b) Yours faithfully

(c) Yours truly

(d) Your’s truly

Answer- B

LITERATURE (31-60)

V Read the extract given below and attempt the questions / complete the statements that follow :

As for Maddie, this business of asking Wanda every day, how many dresses and how many hats, and how many this and that she had was bothering her. Maddie was poor herself. She usually wore somebody’s hand-me-down clothes. Thank goodness, she didn’t live up on Boggins Heights or have a funny name.

Q. Maddie was

(a) afraid of Peggy.

(b) as much fun loving as Peggy.

(c) a kind soul and poor.

(d) in love with Wanda.

Answer- A (a) afraid of Peggy.

Q. A) Maddie was sympathetic towards Wanda.

(B) Maddie didn’t like Peggy.

(a) (A) is true and (B) is false.

(b) (B) is true and (A) is false.

(c) Both (A) and (B) are true.

(d) Both (A) and (B) are false.

Answer- B (B) is true and (A) is false. 

Q. (A) Maddie joined Peggy in making fun of Wanda.

(B) Maddie’s parents were poor.

(a) (A) is the cause and (B) is the effect

(b) (B) is the cause and (A) is the effect

(c) Both are contradictory

(d) (A) shows the cruel nature of Maddie

Answer- C Both are contradictory 

Q.  ‘Boggins Heights’ is significant in the story as

(a) it is a poor neighbourhood

(b) it is the capital city

(c) Maddie did not live there

(d) it is a rich colony

Answer- A it is a poor neighborhood 

Q. Maddie was

(a) poor and proud

(c) poor and sympathetic

(b) poor, so sympathetic

(d) timid, so fun-loving

Answer- D timid, so fun-loving 

 

 

FAQs Based on CBSE Class 10 English Term 1 Answer Key 2021

Q. Where can I get the 2021-22 English Class 10 Answer Key?

 

On this page, you’ll find the English Class 10 Answer Key 2021-22 for Term 1, check your responses with the answer key, and calculate your marks. 

 

Q. When will the CBSE hold the Term 1 English paper for students in Class 10th?

CBSE will hold the Class 10th English Paper for Term 1 on 11th December 2021.

 

Q.How many marks does the Term 1 English examination in Class 10th carry?

The Class 10th English Term 1 examination carries 40 marks.

 

Q. Does the CBSE publish an official Answer Key for the Class 10th Term 1 English exams?

No, the CBSE has not yet notified us when the official answer key for Term 1 of Class 10th English would be accessible. 

 

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