UP Board Syllabus English Class (11th & 12th)

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Class – Intermediate (12th)

Subject – English (First Paper)

English prose

   1. Explanation of any one out of three passages.                                                                  4 Marks

   2. Comprehension questions on any one out of two passages.                                             4 Marks

   3. Two out of three short answers type questions.                                                              4 Marks

   4. One out of two long answers type questions.                                                                   6 Marks

   5. Use of expressions or words.                                                                                              2 Marks


   From the four alternatives given, choose the most appropriate word or phrase that best completes the sentence.

Julius Caesar

   6. One out of two long answers type questions.                                                                   5 Marks

   7. One out of two short answers type questions.                                                                 2 Marks

English Short Stories

   8. One out of two long answers type questions.                                                                   5 Marks

   9. One out of two short answers type questions.                                                                  2 Marks

English Poetry & The Light of Asia

   10. Explanation of any two out of three passages.                                                               6 Marks

   11. Central idea of one of three passages.                                                                            4 Marks

   12. One out of two long answers type questions on The Light of Asia.                                4 Marks

   13. Identification of Figures of Speech on two of three sentences.                                    1 Marks

   14. Definition with illustration of any one Figures of Speech.                                              1 Marks

English (Second Paper)


1. (a) Narration (Direct & Indirect).                                                                                               2 Marks

    (b) Synthesis: Combining of Sentences.                                                                                    2 Marks

    (c) Transformation of Sentences.                                                                                              2 Marks

    (d) Syntax: Correction of Sentences.                                                                                        2 Marks

2. Use of three idioms/ phrases.                                                                                                   3 Marks


3. (a) Synonyms (two words).                                                                                                        1 Marks

    (b) Antonyms (two words).                                                                                                        1 Marks

    (c) One Word Substitution (two groups of words).                                                                    1 Marks

    (d) Words often Confused (Homophones).                                                                                 1 Marks


4. (a) Hindi to English                                                                                                                      10 Marks

    (b) English to Hindi                                                                                                                        5 Marks


5. An essay in about 250 words on one out of 4 or 5 topics.                                                            10 Marks

6. Letter or Application writing.                                                                                                        5 Marks

Unseen Passage

7. Comprehension questions, explanation of italicized group of words, suitable title and summary of the passage.          5 Marks

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