Punjab University PU Lahore B.COM Part 1 Past Paper of Functional year 2014
B Com 1
Functional English 2014
Time Allowed: 3 Hours New Course Marks: 100
Note: Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.
Question # 1
(a) Give short answers with examples:
(b) Do as directed:
She ate mangoes (Turn into negative)
He uses nothing (Turn into interrogative)
The earth is round (Mood)
She is such a girl, who never weeps (Correct it)
Many a men were going (Correct it)
Question # 2
(a) Change the Numbers:
(b) Give Antonyms:
(c) Change the Genders:
(d) Turn into Verbs:
Question # 3
(a) Put in Articles:
He is …….. honest person.
…….. little money, I had, was lost.
He caught me by …….. neck
He has got …….. headache
He gave me …….. one rupee note
(b) Use the right Prepositions:
He was apprised……my arrival.
He is accustomed…….it.
She is indifferent…….my pain.
He is endowed…….many qualities.
(c) Put in the right Verbs:
He would go if you (ask) him.
He will (die) by the morning.
He (is) ill for 3 days.
Where (be) you yesterday?
Two and two (make) four.
(d) One word practice:
That which easily breaks
He who eats too much
That which results in death
That which lasts forever
Question # 4
(a) Change the Narration:
She said to me, “Do you know me”?
She said to me, “What do you eat”?
I said to her, “I know you and your family much“
He said to me, “Do not break my pen“
She asked me if I was ill or not.
(b) Change the Voice:
She is waiting for me.
Aslam uses unfair means.
Does, he know us?
Why did you call me yesterday?
Where are the workers being taken by the office?
Question # 5
(a) Use the right options.
He is gaining…….. (wait, weight)
She has a beautiful…….. (vice, voice)
We lack…….. (union, unity)
His feet were…….. (soar, sore)
He was……..there. (born, borne)
(b) Name the parts of speech.
We looked for him everywhere.
(c) Use in your own sentences.
Keep up appearances
Give up the ghost
Hue and cry
Heart and soul
Question # 6
What is a précis? Give its rules.
Question # 7
Read the passage and answer the questions.
Man cannot live without a society. He cannot live alone. He must live with his fellow beings. But living in a society means cooperation with the other members of the society. When you live in a society, you have to live as other live. You have to accept the conditions and traditions that a society prescribes for its members. These conditions and standards of behavior are for the common good and welfare of the society and individuals. Society gives you some rights and some duties.
What does ‘living in society’ mean?
What conditions and standards of behavior have you to accept?
Can a man, alone, lead his life successfully?
Make a précis with a suitable title.
Question # 8
Write an essay on ONE of the following topics.
The Importance of Commerce Education
The Role of Banks
Dignity of Labor