Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad B.A / B.SC. Part 1 Past Paper Of English Compulsory Annual Examinations-2013
Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad B.A / B.SC. Part 1 Past Paper of English Compulsory Annual Examinations-2013
B.A Annual Examinations–2013
SUBJECT: English Compulsory(B.A) PAPER: A
Time Allowed: 3 ¼ Hours June 27, 2013 Max Marks: 100
Note: Attempt all questions.
SECTION-A (60 Marks)
Q. No.1 Explain any THREE (03) of the following with reference to the context. Each answer must be in
100-125 words. (15)
a) “I have had mine ….. the one that was never written”.
b) “People always say we’re the oldest and dullest family in the country. Nothing ever happens to the Sydney”.
c) “He looked down at the pearl in his hand. But how could he test it, in the light of the river, in the light of the eyes of Diana?”
d) “Three times I‘ve fought duel on account of women. I’ve refused twelve women, and nine have refused me.”
e) Now one could imagine that the little front legs rubbed against each other lightly, joyfully. The horrible danger was over, it had escaped; it was ready for life again.
Q. No.2 Attempt any TWO (02) of the following questions. Each answer must be in 150-200 words. (20)
a) What price did Matilda pay for wearing the necklace for one night in the story “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant?
b) What is the theme of the story “The Happy Prince” by Oscar Wilde?
c) Draw a character sketch of Ustad Mangu in the story “The New Construction” by Saadat Hasan Manto.
d) Write a note on Henry’s lunch room and what happened there in “The Killers” by E. Hemmingway.
Q. No.3 Attempt any ONE (01) of the following questions. Each answer must be in 150-200 words. (10)
a) Write a note on the character of Popova as a loving wife but a woman of unpredictable nature in “The Bear” by Anton Chekov.
b) Lucy fails not only as a mother but also as a wife. Elaborate with reference to “Smoke Screens” by Harold Brighouse.
Q. No.4 Explain any THREE (03) of the following questions. Each answer must be in 100-125 words. (15)
a) What does the sea symbolise in the novel?
b) “A man can be destroyed but not defeated”. Elaborate.
c) What is the significance of dreams in the novel?
d) Discuss Santiago as a tragic hero.
e) Describe old man’s encounter with the Marlin.
f) What is the significance of Manolin in the novel?
Roll No: _________
SECTION-B (40 Marks)
Q. No.5 Do as required.
a) Attempt any THREE (03) of the following questions. (3)
i. “He is an awful man indeed”, remarked Guasconti . (Pick the adjective).
ii. They walked away together. (Pick adverb of manner).
iii. I would feel nothing towards you save respect. (Pick the preposition).
iv. We made out a will. (Pick the pronoun).
b) Change the narration of any THREE (03) of the following. (3)
i. “Philosophy we are not interested”, said Davidov.
ii. “Does this garden belong to the house? Asked Giovani.
iii. “Show me the way”, said he.
iv. “Light I don’t need”, replied Rosen.
c) Change the voice of any THREE (03) of the following. (3)
i. I then look up three plants from the flooring of the chamber.
ii. I know this unfortunate girl.
iii. Give me your breath.
iv. I have told you that I am nervous.
d) Correct any THREE (03) of the following. (3)
i. How wonderful the stars is !
ii. The king is there himself in his coffin.
iii. She again took no notice for him.
iv. The man and the panther looked at another.
e) Give a one word substitution of any TWO (02) of the following. (2)
i. Property or money brought by a bride to her husband on her marriage.
ii. Growing from childhood to maturity.
iii. A woman whose husband has died and who has not married again.
f) Use the correct form of the verb given in brackets. Attempt any TWO (02). (2)
i. (go) up to his room, he seated himself near the window.
ii. The old woman having now (do) what she could for the appearance of the room.
iii. I would rather have been (love), not feared, sighed Beatrice.
g) Use any FOUR (04) of the following phrasal verb in sentence of your own. (4)
i. break away ii. go through iii. hear the brunt of
iv. call off v. make over vi. come from
Q. No.6 Write a job application along with a resume (C.V), in response to an advertisement for the job
of a field manager in a pharmaceutical organization with a minimum qualification of an M.B.A. (10)
Q. No.7 Translate the following into English. (10)
Write a dialogue between two friends on the use of Information Technology.