Up Board English Model Paper 2023, Class 12th English Question paper released By UPMSP 2023- modelpaper.info and upmsp.edu.in

Up Board English Model Paper 2023, Class 12th English Question paper released By UPMSP 2023- modelpaper.info and upmsp.edu.in

12th English Question Paper 202312th Model Paper 2023, Hindi & English Medium PDF – Up Board English Model Paper 2023. UPMSP (New Syllabus 2023); Board Exam 2023. UP Board Model Question Paper 2023 for Class 12th English-

12th English Question Paper

UP Board Model Question Paper 2023 for Class 12th English

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Model Question Paper  2022-23


Time: 3 hr. 15 mins.]                                                                 [M.M.: 100]

General Instructions:

General Instructions :

  1. The first 15 minutes are allotted to the candidates for reading the question paper.

  2. All questions are compulsory.

  • Marks are indicated against questions.

  1. This paper is divided into four sections A, B, C and D.

  2. Do not exceed the prescribed word limit while answering the questions.

Section-A: Reading

  1. Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow:

The old Turkish and other races, who inhabited Afghanistan and parts of Central Asia before the advent of Islam, were largely Buddhists and earlier still, during the period of the Epics, Hindus. The frontier area was one of the principal centres of old Indian culture and it abounds still with ruins of monuments and monasteries and, specially, of the great university of Taxila, which was at the height of its fame two thousand years ago, attracting students from all over India as well as different parts of Asia. Changes of religion made difference but could not chage entirely the mental backgrounds which the people of those areas had developed.

(a) What religious groups inhabited Afghanistan before the advent of Islam?

(b) What is meant by the phrase ‘the period of the Epics’?

(c) What was Taxila famous for?

(d) What has been common to the people of Afghanistan. and parts of Central Asia despite their different religions?

(e) (i) Which word in the passage means ‘arrival’ or ‘coming’?

(ii) What are ‘monasteries’? meant by ‘monuments’ and

(iii) Give the synonym of ‘entirely’.

Section-B: Writing

  1. Write a composition/an article on any one of the given topics in 100-150 words:

  (i) Importance of Games or Sports

  (ii) Terrorism

  (iii) Mission Digital India

  1. You are Rohan/Roshni, a resident of 14, Nirala Nagar, Lucknow. You have recently been transferred to Prayagraj. You have shifted your furniture and other household items using the services of Agrasen Transport Company. You found that some of your furniture has been damaged while being moved. Write a letter to The Manager, Agrasen Transport Company, Transport Nagar, Lucknow, complaining about the same and demanding compensation for the damaged goods.

Section-C : Grammar

  1. Do as directed in the brackets (i to iv):

(i) The teacher said to the student, “My son ! do not waste your time.” (Change into indirect form of speech)

(ii) He is poor. He cannot buy a flat. (simple sentence)

(iii) The doctor came. The Patient had died. (complex sentence) (into passive voice)

(iv) Let me do this task.

(v) Correct the sentences:

    (a) This is the best of the two.

    (b) All the furnitures was destroyed.

(vi) Give synonyms of the following:

    (a) attack

    (b) determination

(vii) Give antonyms of the following:

     (a) defence

     (b) prosperity

(viii) Use the following in your own sentences to bringout the difference in meaning:

   (a) Tail

   (b) Tale

(ix) Give one word for the following expression: Which cannot be corrected

(x) Use any two of the following idoms/phrases in your own sentences so as to make their meaning clear:

    (a) An axe to grind.

    (b) Look into

    (c) A red letter day

  1. Translate the following into English:

हमें पालतू और मूक पशुओं की तरह किसी के पीछे नहीं चलना चाहिए। जीवन के संघर्षों एवं आने वाले खतरों का निर्भीकता एवं साहस के साथ सामना करना चाहिए। भविष्य चाहे कितना भी उज्ज्वल एवं लुभावना क्यों न हो हमें उस पर भरोसा नहीं करना चाहिए। हमें बीती हुई बातों को बार-बार सोचना नहीं चाहिए। बस अपने कर्त्तव्यों के प्रति सचेत रहना चाहिए।

Section-D Literature

  1. Answer any two questions of the following in 30-40 words each:

(i) How did Douglas make sure that he conquered the old terror?

(ii) What is Saheb looking for in the garbage dumps? Where is he and where has he come from?

(iii) How was the Champaran episode a turning point in Gandhi’s life?

  1. Answer any one of the following questions in about 100 words:

(i) Mention the hazards of working in the glass bangles industry.

(ii) How did Douglas find Y.M.C.A. swimming pool safe to swim?

  1. Read the stanza given below and answer the questions that follow:

……yes, in spite of all,

Some shape of beauty moves away the pall

From our dark spirits. Such the sun, the moon,

Trees old, and young, sprouting a shady boon For simple sheep;

(i) Why did the poet use the phrase ‘in spite of all’ in the first line of the stanza?

(ii) What does some shape of beauty do for us? Who are these shapes?

(iii) Who bestows a boon to an ordinary sheep ? How ?

  1. Write the Central Idea of one of the poems given below:

(i) An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum.

(ii) My Mother at Sixty Six.

(iii) A Thing of Beauty.

  1. Answer any two of the following questions in about 30-40 words each:

(i) How does Jack Finny try to establish the reality of the Grand Central Station, New York?

(ii) How was the hundredth tiger killed?

(iii) Why has the ‘Students on Ice’ programme been so successful?

  1. Answer any one of the following questions in about 100 words:

(i) Do you think that the third level was a medium of escape for Charley? Why?

(ii) What does Jack insist that it was the wizard that hit and not the mother?

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