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1. Name the two things that are taken care in a reorder point? 5 (U) 1
Ans. Lead time and Demand during lead time.
2. Deepak Ltd., has been manufacturing cycles since 2010. Their market share in this field is 35%. They decided to introduce new cycles with advanced gear systems in 2015. For the same they estimated their financial requirements to be 20 crore.
They decided to raise the same through a limited number of sophisticated investors. Identify this kind of issue?
Ans. Private placement
3. Rishabh lives in Vijay Nagar, a residential colony near Delhi University (DU). Being close to DU this area is a hub for students who come from outside Delhi to study here as they find good accommodation with Tiffin service readily available. Rishabh has a vacant residential building there. He found it to be an attractive economic idea to start a Paying Guest House. He knows that he has a good market because of the location of his building. State the other requirement he has to ensure before opting for this opportunity.
Ans. The rate of return on the investment has to be attractive to be accepted by him.
4. What is meant by 'private sector enterprise'? 2/ (R) 1
Ans. Private sector enterprises are those which are owned, controlled, and managed by private individuals, with the main objective of earning profit.
5. State the role of a sales person in personal selling. 3/ (R) 1
Ans. Companies appoint salesperson to contact prospective buyers and create awareness about the company's product.
6. What is meant by seed capital financing? What the entrepreneur has to do to convince the investor to get money?
Ans. It refers to the capital required by an entrepreneur for conducting research at pre commercialization stage. The entrepreneur has to convince that his idea was worthwhile to the investor.
7. Ragini, a career oriented mother, hardly got time to cook for the family. She decided to hire a cook but was not able to find one who could cook according to the taste of the family. Her sister Abha sensed that this problem is not only faced by her sister but also by many working women. She launched a website namely 'Dial for food' where housewives who had culinary ability and were interested to cook could drop in their contact details and households where specific cuisine was required could leave in their requirements so that through the website home cooked food could be delivered. The website mainly helped in identifying the requirement and fulfilled it through providing delivery service. Identify any two uses of problem identification to Abha.
Ans. 1. Bring out new products in the market
2. Increase employment generation
3. Understand the problems and needs of the market. (Any two)
8. Explain the first two elements in the innovation process? 1/U 2
Ans. 1. Analytical planning: carefully identifying the product or service features, design as well as the resources that will be needed.
2. Resource organization: obtaining the required resources, materials, technology, human or capital resources.
9. Sanjiv was developing a business plan for his organization. While working on the financial plan he realised that his financial requirements will be for fixed assets and their installations, preliminary expenses, working capital, expenses on research and development and investment in short-term assets viz. raw material, level of cash, etc. To decide on the sources of funds for the venture, he tried to ensure the selection of the best overall mix of financing for the enterprise.
a. Identify the elements of financial plan discussed here.
Ans. a. a) Proforma investment decisions
10. Rohan a budding musician created a lot of musical notes for his upcoming video. He was extremely thrilled to listen to his compositions. He presented his compositions to his friend Victor. The release of musical video of Rohan was getting delayed for a few months due to shortage of cash. Meanwhile Victor used most of the musical compositions of Rohan in his video.
Rohan was extremely upset to know that his friend had cheated him and used all his work. What could have Rohan done to save his work?
Identify and explain it.
Ans. Rohan should have copyrighted his work. It gives the creator of original work exclusive rights to it, usually for a limited time.
11. Bhushan and Vinay were pursuing Electrical Engineering from a prestigious engineering college. During their third year they developed a solar LED bulb which can be used indoors. The bulb had a small panel which had to be charged at a stretch for 10 hours in the sun and it would last for 200 hours of usage. The idea was risky as there was a possibility that the market might not accept such a product, but if they do so, then, there would be a revolution in the power industry as it would lead to saving of power in every household.
The prototype was made but to manufacture and distribute the same, they required around 5 crores. Both Bhushan and Vinay approached some affluent individuals who were ready to invest in their business in exchange for a convertible debt. Identify the type of investors and state any two features of the same.
Ans. Angel Investor
Features (Any two)
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NCERT English Question Paper (Class - 10)
Chapter 1 A Letter to God
Question 1: What did Lencho hope for?
Question 2: Why did Lencho say the raindrops were like 'new coins'?
Question 3: How did the rain change? What happened to Lencho's fields?
Question 4: What were Lencho's feelings when the hail stopped?
Question 5: Who or what did Lencho have faith in? What did he do?
Question 6: Who read the letter?
Question 7: What did the postmaster do then?
Question 8: Who does Lencho have complete faith in? Which sentences in the story tell you this?
Question 9: Why does the postmaster send money to Lencho? Why does he sign the letter 'God'?
Question 10: Did Lencho try to find out who had sent the money to him? Why/Why not?
Question 11: Who does Lencho think has taken the rest of the money? What is the irony in the situation? [Remember that the irony of a situation is an unexpected aspect of it. An ironic situation is strange or amusing because it is the opposite of what is expected.]
Question 12: Are there people like Lencho in the real world? What kind of a person would you say he is? You may select appropriate words from the box to answer the question.
Question 13: There are two kinds of conflict in the story: between humans and nature, and between humans themselves. How are these conflicts illustrated?
Question 14: Was Lencho surprised to find a letter for him with money in it?
Question 15: What made him angry?
Question 16: There are different names in different parts of the world for storms,depending on their nature. Can you match the names in the box with theirdescriptions below, and fill in the blanks? You may use a dictionary to help
Question 17: Match the sentences in Column A with the meanings of 'hope' in Column B.
Question 18: Relative Clauses Join the sentences given below using who, whom, whose, which as suggested.
Question 19: Find sentences in the story with negative words, which express the following ideas emphatically.
Question 20: In pairs, find metaphors from the story to complete the table below. Try to say what qualities are being compared. One has been done for you.
Chapter 2 Long Walk to Freedom
Oral Comprehension Check
Question 1: Where did the ceremonies take place? Can you name any public buildings in India that are made of sandstone?
Question 2: Can you say how 10 May is an 'autumn day' in South Africa?
Question 3: At the beginning of his speech, Madela mentions "an extraordinary human disaster". What does he mean by this? What is the "glorious … human achievement" he speaks of at the end?
Question 4: What does Mandela thank the international leaders for?
Question 5: What ideals does he set out for the future of South Africa?
Question 6: What do the military generals do? How has their attitude changed, and why?
Question 7: Why were two national anthems sung?
Question 8: How does Mandela describe the systems of government in his country (i) in the first decade, and (ii) in the final decade, of the twentieth century?
Question 9: What does courage mean to Mandela?
Question 10: Which does he think is natural, to love or to hate?
Thinking About the Text
Question 1: Why did such a large number of international leaders attend the inauguration? Whatdid it signify the triumph of?
Question 2: What does Mandela mean when he says he is "simply the sum of all those Africanpatriots" who had gone before him?
Question 3: Would you agree that the "depths of oppression" create "heights of character? How does Mandela illustrate this? Can you add your own examples to this argument?
Question 4: How did Mandela's understanding of freedom change with age and experience?
Question 5: How did Mandela's 'hunger for freedom' change his life?
Thinking About Language
Question 1: There are nouns in the text (formation, government) which are formed from the corresponding verbs (form, govern) by suffixing − (at)ion or ment. There may be change in the spelling of some verb − noun pairs: such as rebel, rebellion; constitute, constitution.
Question 2: Here are some more examples of 'the' used with proper names. Try to say what these sentences mean. (You may consult a dictionary if you wish. Look at the entry for 'the')
Question 3: Match, the italicised phrases in Column A with the phrase nearest meaning in Column B. (Hint: First look for the sentence in the text which the phrase in column A occurs.)
Question 4: What "twin obligations" does Mandela mention?
Question 5: What did being free mean to Mandela as a boy, and as a student? How does he contrast these "transitory freedoms" with "the basic and honourable freedoms"?
Question 6: Does Mandela think the oppressor is free? Why/Why not?
Chapter 3 Two Stories About Flying
Question 1: Why was the young seagull afraid to fly? Do you think all young birds are afraid to make their first flight, or are some birds more timid than others? Do you think a human baby also finds it a challenge to take its first steps?
Question 3: "They were beckoning to him, calling shrilly. "Why did the seagull's father and mother threaten him and cajole him to fly?
Question 4: Have you ever had a similar experience, where your parents encouraged you to do something that you were too scared to try? Discuss this in pairs or groups.
Question 5: In the case of a bird flying, it seems a natural act, and a foregone conclusion that it should succeed. In the examples you have given in answer to the previous question, was your success guaranteed, or was it important for you to try, regardless of a possibility of failure?
Question 6: "I'll take the risk." What is the risk? Why does the narrator take it?
Question 7: Describe the narrator's experience as he flew the aeroplane into the storm.
Question 8: Why does the narrator say, "I landed and was not sorry to walk away from the old Dakota…"?
Question 9: What made the woman in the control centre look at the narrator strangely?
Question 10: Who do you think helped the narrator to reach safely? Discuss this among yourselves and give reasons for your answer.
Question 11: Try to guess the meanings of the word 'black' in the sentences given below. Check the meanings in the dictionary and find out whether you have guessed right.
1. Go and have a bath; your hands and face are absolutely black __________.
Question 13: We know that the word 'fly' (of birds/insects) means to move through air using wings. Tick the words which have the same or nearly the same meaning.
Chapter 4 From the Diary of Anne Frank
Question 1: Do you keep a diary? Given below under 'A' are some terms we use to describe a written record of personal experience. Can you match them with their descriptions under 'B'? (You may look up the terms in a dictionary if you wish.)
Question 2: Here are some entries from personal records. Use the definitions above to decide which of the entries might be from a diary, a journal, a log or a memoir. (i) I woke up very late today and promptly got a scolding from Mum! I can't help it − how can I miss the FIFA World Cup matches?
Question 4: What tells you that Anne loved her grandmother?
Question 5: Was Anne right when she said that the world would not be interested in the musings of a thirteen-year-old girl?
Question 6: There are some examples of diary or journal entries in the 'Before You Read' section. Compare these with what Anne writes in her diary. What language was the diary originally written in? In what way is Anne's dairy different?
Question 7: Why does Anne need to give a brief sketch about her family? Does she treat 'Kitty' as an insider or an outsider?
Question 8: How does Anne feel about her father, her grandmother, Mrs Kuperus and Mr Keesing? What do these tell you about her?
Question 9: What does Anne write in her first essay?
Question 10: Anne says teachers are most unpredictable. Is Mr Keesing unpredictable? How?
Question 11: What do these statements tell you about Anne Frank as a person?
(i) We don't seem to be able to get any closer, and that's the problem. Maybe it's my fault that we don't confide in each other.
Question 12: Why was Mr Keesing annoyed with Anne? What did he ask her to do?
Question 13: How did Anne justify her being a chatterbox in her essay?
Question 14: Do you think Mr Keesing was a strict teacher?
Question 15: What made Mr Keesing allow Anne to talk in class?
Question 16: Match the compound words under 'A' with their meanings under 'B'. Use each in sentence.
Question 17: Phrasal Verbs Find the sentences in the lesson that have the phrasal verbs given below. Match them with their meanings.
Question 18: Idioms
Question 19: You have read the expression 'not to lose heart' in this text. Now find out the meanings of the following expressions using the word 'heart'. Use each of them in a sentence of your own.
Question 20: Contracted Forms 1. Make a list of the contracted forms in the text. Rewrite them as full forms of two words.
Chapter Chapter 5 The Hundred Dresses
Question 1: Where in the classroom does Wanda sit and why?
Question 2: Where does Wanda live? What kind of a place do you think it is?
Question 4: What do you think "to have fun with her" means?
Question 5: In what way was Wanda different from the other children?
Question 6: Did Wanda have a hundred dresses? Why do you think she said she did?
Question 7: Why is Maddie embarrassed by the questions Peggy asks Wanda? Is she also like Wanda, or is she different?
Question 8: How is Wanda seen as different by the other girls? How do they treat her?
Question 9: How does Wanda feel about the dresses game? Why does she say that she has a hundred dresses?
Question 10: Why does Maddie stand by and not do anything? How is she different from Peggy? (Was Peggy's friendship important to Maddie? Why? Which lines in the text tell you this?)
Question 11: What does Miss Mason think of Wanda's drawings? What do the children think of them? How do you know?
Question 12: Why didn't Maddie ask Peggie to stop teasing Wanda? What was she afraid of?
Question 13: Who did Maddie think would win the drawing contest? Why?
Question 14: Who won the drawing contest? What had the winner drawn?
Question 15: Combine the following to make sentences like those above.
1. This is the bus (what kind of bus?) It goes to Agra. (use which or that)
Question 16: 1. Can you say whose point of view the italicised words express?
(i) But on Wednesday, Peggy and Maddie, who sat down front with other children who got good marks and who didn't track in a whole lot of mud, did notice that Wanda wasn't there.
Chapter 6 The Hundred Dresses(2)
Question 1: What did Mr Petronski's letter say?
Question 5: What excuses does Peggy think up for her behaviour? Why?
Question 7: Why does Wanda's house remind Maddie of Wanda's blue dress?
Question 8: What does Maddie think hard about? What important decision does she come to?
Question 9: Why do you think Wanda's family moved to a different city? Do you think life there was going to be different for their family?
Question 10: Maddie thought her silence was as bad as Peggy's teasing. Was she right?
Question 12: What did the girls write to Wanda?
Question 14: How did the girls know that Wanda liked them even though they had teased her?
Question 15: What important decision did Maddie make? Why did she have to think hard to do so?
Question 16: Why do you think Wanda gave Maddie and Peggy the drawings of the dresses? Why are they surprised?
Question 17: Do you think Wanda really thought the girls were teasing her? Why or why not?
Question 19: What adjectives can we use to describe Peggy, Wanda and Maddie? You can choose adjectives from the list above. You can also add some of your own.
Question 20: 1.Find the sentences in the story with the following phrasal verbs.
Question 21: Colours are used to describe feelings, moods and emotions. Match the following 'colour expressions' with a suggested paraphrase.
Chapter 7 Glimpses of India
Question 1: What are the elders in Goa nostalgic about?
Question 2: Is bread-making still popular in Goa? How do you know?
Question 4: When would the baker come everyday? Why did the children run to meet him?
Question 5: Match the following. What is a must
Question 6: What did the bakers wear:
Question 7: Who invites the comment − "he is dressed like a pader"? Why?
Question 8: Where were the monthly accounts of the baker recorded?
Question 9: What does a 'jackfruit-like appearance' mean?
Question 10: Which of these statements are correct?
Question 11: Is bread an important part of Goan life? How do you know this?
Question 12: Tick the right answer. What is the tone of the author when he says the following?
(i) The thud and the jingle of the traditional baker's bamboo can still be heard in some places. (nostalgic, hopeful, sad)
Question 13: Where is Coorg?
Question 14: What is the story about the Kodavu people's descent?
Question 15: What are some of the things you now know about
Question 16: Here are six sentences with some words in italics. Find phrases from the text that have the same meaning. (Look in the paragraphs indicated)
(i) During monsoons it rains so heavily that tourists do not visit Coorg. (para 2)
Question 18: Complete the following phrases from the text. For each phrase, can you find at least one other word that would fit into the blank?
Question 19: 1. Look at these words: upkeep, downpour, undergo, dropout, walk-in. They are built up from a verb (keep, pour, go, drop, walk) and an adverb or a particle (up, down, under, out, in). Use these words appropriately in the sentences below. You may consult a dictionary.
1. Think of suitable −ing or −ed adjectives to answer the following questions. How would you describe
Chapter 8 Mijbil the Otter
Question 1: What 'experiment' did Maxwell think Camusfearna would be suitable for?
Question 5: Tick the right answer. In the beginning, the otter was aloof and indifferent, friendly and hostile
Question 6: What happened when Maxwell took Mijbil to the bathroom? What did it do two days after that?
Question 8: What did Mij do to the box?
Question 9: Why did Maxwell put the otter back in the box? How do you think he felt when he did this?
Question 10: Why does Maxwell say the airhostess was "the very queen of her kind"?
Question 11: What happened when the box was opened?
Question 12: What things does Mij do which tell you that he is an intelligent, friendly and funloving animal who needs love?
Question 14: Why is Mij's species now known to the world as Maxwell's otter?
Question 15: Maxwell in the story speaks for the otter, Mij. He tells us what the otter feels and thinks on different occasions. Given below are some things the otter does. Complete the column on the right to say what Maxwell says about what Mij feels and thinks.
Question 16: What game had Mij invented?
Question 18: What are 'compulsive habits'? What does Maxwell say are the compulsive habits of (i) school children (ii) Mij?
Question 19: What group of animals do otters belong to?
Question 20: What guesses did the Londoners make about what Mij was?
Question 21: Read the story and find the sentences where Maxwell describes his pet otter. Thenchoose and arrange your sentences to illustrate those statements below that youthink are true.
Question 22: From the table below, make as many correct sentences as you can using would and/or used to, as appropriate. (Hint: First decide whether the words in italics show an action, or a state or situation, in the past.) Then add two or three sentences of your own to it.
Question 23: II. Noun Modifiers
Question 24: 1. Match the words on the left with a word on the right. Some words on the left can go with more than one word on the right.
Chapter 9 Madam Rides the Bus
Question 1: What was Valli's favourite pastime?
Question 4: What do you think Valli was planning to do?
Question 5: How do you usually understand the idea of 'selfishness'? Do you agree with Kisa Gotami that she was being 'selfish in her grief'?
Question 8: What does Valli tell the elderly man when he calls her a child?
Question 9: Why didn't Valli want to make friends with the elderly woman?
Question 12: Why didn't she get off the bus at the bus station?
Question 13: Why didn't Valli want to go to the stall and have a drink? What does this tell youabout her?
Question 16: What kind of a person is Valli? To answer this question, pick out the following sentences from the text and fill in the blanks. The words you fill in are the clues to your answer.]
(i) "Stop the bus! Stop the bus!" And a tiny hand was raised ________________.
Question 17: Why does the conductor refer to Valli as 'madam'?
Question 18: Find the lines in the text which tell you that Valli was enjoying her ride on the bus.
Question 19: Why does Valli refuse to look out of the window on her way back?
Chapter 10 The Sermon at Benares
Question 1: When her son dies, Kisa Gotami goes from house to house. What does she ask for? Does she get it? Why not?
Question 3: What does Kisa Gotami understand the second time that she failed to understand the first time? Was this what the Buddha wanted her to understand
Question 4: Why do you think Kisa Gotami understood this only the second time? In what way did the Buddha change her understanding?
Question 5: This text is written in an old-fashioned style, for it reports an incident more than two millennia old. Look for the following words and phrases in the text, and try to rephrase them in more current language, based on how you understand them.
Question 6 You know that we can combine sentences using words like and, or, but, yet and then. But sometimes no such word seems appropriate. In such a case was can use a semicolon (;) or a dash (−) to combine two clauses. She has no interest in music; I doubt she will become a singer like her mother. The second clause here gives the speaker's opinion on the first clause. Here is a sentence from the text that uses semicolons to combine clauses. Break up the sentence into three simple sentences. Can you then say which has a better rhythm when you read it, the single sentence using semicolons, or the three simple sentences? For there is not any means by which those who have been born can avoid dying; after reaching old age there is death; of such a nature are living beings.
Chapter 11 The Proposa
Question 1: 1. This play has been translated into English from the Russian original. Are there any expressions or ways of speaking that strike you as more Russian than English? For example, would an adult man be addressed by an older man as my darling or my treasure in an English play?
Read through the play carefully, and find expressions that you think are not used in contemporary English, and contrast these with idiomatic modern English expressions that also occur in the play.
3. Look up the following phrases in a dictionary to find out their meaning, and then use each in a sentence of your own.
Question 4: (i) Find all the words and expressions in the play that the characters use to speak about each other, and the accusations and insults they hurl at each other. (For example, Lomov in the end calls Chubukov an intriguer; but earlier, Chubukov has himself called Lomov a "malicious, double faced intriguer." Again, Lomov begins bydescribing Nayalya as " an excellent housekeeper, not bad-looking, well-educated.")
Question 5: You mush have noticed that when we report someone's exact words, we have to make some changes in the sentence structure. In the following sentences fill in the blanks to list the changes that have occurred in the above pairs of sentences. One has been done for you.
1. To report a question, we use the reporting verb asked (as in Sentence Set 1).
Question 6: Here is an excerpt from an article from the Times of India dated 27 August 2006. Rewrite it, changing the sentences in direct speech into reported speech. Leave the other sentences unchanged. "Why do you want to know my age? If people know I am so old, I won't get work!" laughs 90-year-old A. K. Hangal, one of Hindi cinema's most famous character actors. For his age, he is rather energetic. "What's the secret?" we ask. "My intake of everything is in small quantities. And I walk a lot," he replies. "I joined the industry when people retire. I was in my 40s. So I don't miss being called a star. I am still respected and given work, when actors of my age are living in poverty and without work. I don't have any complaints," he says, adding, "but yes, I have always been underpaid." Recipient of the Padma Bhushan, Hangal never hankered after money or materialistic gains. "No doubt I am content today, but money is important. I was a fool not to understand the value of money earlier," he regrets.
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