Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Peshawar Peshawar 9th Class English model paper 2015

Time Allowed: 3:00 Hours Marks: 75
Note: There are THREE sections in this paper i.e. Section A, B, and C.
Attempt Section-A on the same paper and return it to the Superintendent with in the
given time.
No marks will be awarded for Cutting, Erasing or Overwriting. Marks of identification
will lead to UFM case. Mobile Phone etc are not allowed in the Examination hall.
Time Allowed: 20 minutes Section – A Marks 15
Q-1. Write the correct option i.e. A, B, C or D in the empty Box provided opposite to each part
i. One day we must die, but usually we picture that day as far as in the ………..
A. Future B. Vision C. Imagination D. Thinking
ii. There were arched bridges over the ….….
A. Streams B. Rivers C. Pools D. Canals

iii. The declaration proclaims the religious, personal, civic, political, economic, social and
cultural rights of ………
A. Mankind B. People C. Human beings D. Minority
iv. The Caliph was so touched ……… the generosity of Hazrat Usman (RA) that he wept.
A. With B. From C. By D. On
v. The buyer is Allah who has promised to pay me at least ten times the price as profit and
may raise it to seventy or even …….times.
A. Seven Hundred B. Eight Hundred C. Nine Hundred D. Five Hundred
vi. He then embraced him and begged forgiveness for the ….words he had used earlier.
A. Sweet B. Soft C. Harsh D. Said

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vii. On the road there were nomads,…….. in the shelter of rocks.
A. Camped B. Hidden C. Singing D. Dancing
viii. The women in their black garments walking behind the ……….
A. Men B. Goats C. Animals D. Husbands
ix. Quaid-e-Azam, the founder and first ………… of Pakistan.
A. President B. Prime Minister C. Governor General D. Foreign Minister
x. The snows were so vivid, the water so blue and the pebbles so shining that it looked
almost ..................
A. unbelievable B. Unreal C. Not trustable D. Brightened

xi. Geology is the scientific study of ……………..
A. Moon B. Stars C. Earth D. Universe
xii. During the days of Caliph Umar (R.A) famine broke out in Arabia. Hazrat Umar was
greatly ……….
A. Disturbed B. Distressed C. Grieved D. Worried
xiii.Once he went …….. the balcony of the government house.
A. On B. To C. Over D. By
xiv. ……………is not the meaning of Devotion.
A. Great Love B. Care C. Support D. None
xv. This avalanche had taken a totally unexpected ………..
A. Route B. Way C. Road D. Direction
Note: Time allowed for Section – B and Section – C is 2 hrs and 40 Mint
(SECTION-B) Marks: 36
Q.2. Attempt any six parts. Each part carries THREE marks. (18)
i. What kind of attitude emphasizes the values of life?
ii. Who becomes more appreciative of the meaning of life?
iii. What did Quaid-e-Azam tell the people about equal rights?
iv. How can tolerance be practiced in every day life?
v. We must always honour our word. Why?
vi. Why did the Jew decide to sell the other half of the well?
vii. Why is the spring season in Swat Valley remembered for years to come?
viii. What sounds show that a disaster has occurred?
Q.3. Paraphrase one of the following stanzas. (05)
(i) “Hope” is the thing with feathers.
That perches in the soul
and sings the tune without the words
and never stops at all.
(ii) As a white candle
In a holy place
So is the beauty
Of an aged face.
.Q.4. Read the stanza carefully and answer the questions
given at the end. (08)
For oft, when on my couch I lie
in vacant or pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
which is the bliss of solitude;
and then my heart with pleasure fills,
and dances with the daffodils.

Questions: (i) Write the theme or central idea of the stanza?
(ii) In what mood the poet’s heart dances with the daffodils. Discuss?
(iii) What do you mean by Inward eye and bliss of solitude?
(iv) What is the poet’s couch and what about he was thinking? Q.5. Read the passage carefully and answer the questions (05)
given at the end.
Hazrat Usman (RA) returned to the mosque and offered his share in the well to
the Holy Prophet (SAW). It was now proclaimed in Medina that every one could carry as
much water as he liked free of cost on the day the well belonged to Hazrat Usman (RA).
Muslims as well as Jews made full use of Hazrat Usman’s (RA) generosity.
(i) Who made full use of Hazrat Usmam’s generosity?
(ii) To which place Hazrat Usman (RA) returned?
(iii) What was the cost of water carrying from the well?
(iv) Name the city mentioned in the paragraph?
(v) To whom Hazrat Usman offered his share in the well?
(SECTION-C) Marks:24
Q.6. Translate the following into Urdu. (08)
(a) Saidu Sharif was a surprise. The villages on the hillside built
with stone from their own rocks melted into the colour of the hills, but this city
with its great white mosque surrounded by all those houses was unexpected
and the big hotel even more so.
However, we were very glad to be so comfortable.
(i) I asked myself.
(ii) We are all citizens of one state.
(iii) He will keep his word.
Q.7. (a) Write a letter to your father asking him to send you money. (04)
Write an application to your principal for granting one day leave.
(b) Write a story with the help of the given out lines. (04)
An old farmer…..his sons quarreled ….themselves…….wanted to teach them a
lesson…… asked for a bundle of sticks …….asked them to break it …..failed to
…. untied the bundle ….. then a single stick…… each of the sons …..the stick
easily. The father advised……. Moral………