10 - English - Unit 1

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10 - English - Unit 1

The Model Millionaire(PROSE) Beautiful Inside(poem) Sam(supplementary reading) Prepared by: MUTHAMIZH. N, B. A. , B. Ed. Tirupattur. Vellore District.   ; &nbs p; & www. Padasalai. Net


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  • 1. 
    MEANING
  • 2. 
    ANTONYMS
  • 3. 
     
  • 4. 
     
  • 5. 
            Warren Edward Buffett,born on August 30,1930,is an American investor, industrialist and philanthropist. He is one of the most successful investors in the world.Often called"the legendary investor",he is the primary shareholder,chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.He was ranked as the world's wealthiest person in 2009 and is currently the third wealthiest person in the world as of 2010.         Buffett is also a notable philanthropist, having pledged to gave away 99 percent of his fortune to philanthropic causes, primarily via the Gates Foundations. In 2009 after donating billions of dollars to charity, Buffett was ranked as the second richest man in the United States, with only Bill Gates being ranked higher than Buffett. In June 2006,he announced a plan away his fortune to charity, with 83% of it going to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, making it the largest charitable donation in history.          A significant proportion of his wealth will not go to his children. His action is consistent with his principle that is against the transfer of great fortunes from one generation to the next. Buffett once commented," I want to give my kids just enough so that they would feel that they could do anything, but  not so much that they would feel like doing nothing".
  • 6. 
    Hughie was popular with everyone.
    • A. 

      Sachin is a well-known cricketer.

    • B. 

      The answer remains unknown.

    • C. 

      Kolkata is a populous city.

    • D. 

      The rat peeped out of its hole.

  • 7. 
    He extended a sealed envelope.
    • A. 

      My friend offered me an invitation to the party.

    • B. 

      The crowd kept swelling.

    • C. 

      The narrow road expanded into a highway after a while.

    • D. 

      The doctor examined the patient carefully.

  • 8. 
    'What an amazing model!' said Trevor.
    • A. 

      The patient had a surprising recovery.

    • B. 

      The scenery was splendid.

    • C. 

      The walls were brightly painted.

    • D. 

      The issue is an alarming one.

  • 9. 
    The man held out his battered hat for alms.
    • A. 

      The rear portion of the car was beaten out of shape.

    • B. 

      The batsman batted continuously for two hours.

    • C. 

      The house he lives in is modern and huge.

    • D. 

      He was dressed in rags.

  • 10. 
    His thick boots were patched and cobbled
    • A. 

      All the tears in the dress have been sewn up

    • B. 

      He divided his land equally among his sons.

    • C. 

      He covered the old painting with some new paint.

    • D. 

      He renewed his friendship after many years.

  • 11. 
    He cursed himself for his inability to fulfil  the condition.
    • A. 

      Ability

    • B. 

      Inadequacy

    • C. 

      Capacity

    • D. 

      Sincerity

  • 12. 
    His pictures were eagerly sought after.
    • A. 

      Indifferently

    • B. 

      Differently

    • C. 

      Enthusiastically

    • D. 

      Expectantly

  • 13. 
    His expression was the most piteous.
    • A. 

      Joyous

    • B. 

      Pathetic

    • C. 

      Kind

    • D. 

      Anxious

  • 14. 
    Do not tell him all my private affairs.
    • A. 

      Public

    • B. 

      Impersonal

    • C. 

      Secret

    • D. 

      Privileged

  • 15. 
    Such men as the Baron are very rare.
    • A. 

      Common

    • B. 

      Uncommon

    • C. 

      Difficult

    • D. 

      Dear

  • 16. 
    The bus is early today,
    • A. 

      Isn't it?

    • B. 

      Is it?

    • C. 

      Has it?

    • D. 

      Doesn't it?

  • 17. 
    There is no water in the tank,
    • A. 

      Is there?

    • B. 

      Should there?

    • C. 

      It there?

    • D. 

      Should they?

  • 18. 
    People must keep the streets clean,
    • A. 

      Mustn't they?

    • B. 

      Must they?

    • C. 

      Have they?

    • D. 

      Haven't they>

  • 19. 
    I shall carry the bags for you,
    • A. 

      Shalln't i?

    • B. 

      Shalln't ?

    • C. 

      Shouldn't?

    • D. 

      Should I?

  • 20. 
    The conductor will not give you change for Rs.10/-
    • A. 

      Will he?

    • B. 

      Should he?

    • C. 

      Could he?

    • D. 

      Would he?

  • 21. 
    Our team will win the match,
    • A. 

      Won't it?

    • B. 

      Haven't?

    • C. 

      Willn't?

    • D. 

      Hasn't it?

  • 22. 
    The flag has four colours on it,
    • A. 

      Hasn't it?

    • B. 

      Haven't?

    • C. 

      Hadn't?

    • D. 

      Didn't?

  • 23. 
    I haven't answered your questions,
    • A. 

      Have I?

    • B. 

      Had I?

    • C. 

      Do I?

    • D. 

      Did it?

  • 24. 
    Plants give out oxygen during the day,
    • A. 

      Don't they?

    • B. 

      Do they?

    • C. 

      Could they?

    • D. 

      Didn't?

  • 25. 
    You should treat each other with respect,
    • A. 

      Shouldn't you?

    • B. 

      Shalln't?

    • C. 

      Didn't?

    • D. 

      Isn't?

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