CBSE Class 10 Sample Paper for 2024 Boards - English

[Reading] Question 1 (i) Important

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Question 1 (v)

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[Reading] Question 2 (i)

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Question 2 (iv)

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[Grammar] Question 3 (i) Important

[Grammar - Error and Correction] Question 3 (ii)

[Conversation] Question 3 (iii) Important

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[Grammar - Error and Correction] Question 3 (vi)

Question 3 (vii)

[Grammar - Narration] Question 3 (viii) Important

Question 3 (ix)

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[Grammar - Error and Correction] Question 3 (xii) Important

[Letter Writing] Question 4 (A)

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[Literature - Extract Type Question] Question 6 (A) - i

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[Literature - Extract Type Question] Question 7 (A) - i

Question 7 (A) - ii Important

Question 7 (A) - iii

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[Literature - Extract Type Question] Question 7 (B) - i

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[Literature] Question 8 (i)

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[Literature] Question 9 (i) Important

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[Literature] Question 10 (A) Important

Question 10 (B)

[Literature] Question 11 (A) Important

Question 11 (B) Important

How does Ogden Nash's The Tale of Custard the Dragon , challenge the notion that individuals should conform to societal expectations?

Answer:

Ogden Nash's poem, "The Tale of Custard the Dragon," challenges conformity through its characters and actions . Belinda is brave, while Custard is a coward. This contrast goes against the norm of a dragon being heroic.

The poem also uses a humorous tone to celebrate individuality and difference.

Step-by-Step explanation by Teachoo:

  •    The introductory sentence is "Ogden Nash's poem, "The Tale of Custard the Dragon," challenges conformity through its characters and actions." It restates the main idea of the longer answer in a concise way. 🐉
  •    The body sentence is "Belinda is brave, while Custard is a coward. This contrast goes against the norm of a dragon being heroic." It summarizes the first point that supports the main idea. It is a shortened version of the point in the longer answer. 🦸‍♀️
  •    The concluding sentence is "The poem also uses a humorous tone to celebrate individuality and difference." It summarizes the second point that supports the main idea and wraps up the paragraph. It is a shortened version of the point in the longer answer. 😂
  •  The answer uses transition words to connect the sentences and make them flow smoothly. 💯

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