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JKBOSE 10th English Dawn Guess Paper 2024 PDF Download

JKBOSE 10th English Dawn Guess Paper 2024: The Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (JKBOSE) conducts the class 10th board exams annually for students in Jammu & Kashmir. Many students look for the jkbose class 10th guess papers before the exams to understand the exam pattern and prepare better.


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When you are old and grey and full of sleep, And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, and dream of the soft look
Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep; How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love false or true, But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you, And loved the sorrows of your changing face.


  1. This poem is written in the (1) first person (2) second person (3) third person (4) first person plural
  2. In line two the word ‘book refers to (1) memories (2) an album (3) a portrait (4) a diary
  3. The poem is addressed to (1) an old woman (2) a young woman the poet loved (3) the poet’s wife (4) None of these
  4. The theme of the poem is (1) Sympathy (2) Jealousy (3) Empathy (4) Love
  5. What does the poet mean by ‘pilgrim soul’? (Answer in one or two sentences)

Read the extract given below and select the right option for the MCQs given at the end:

Look there in that smithy’s forge, neath flamelets flapping The padlocks are already opening their mouths And each fetter waxing fierce.

Answer the following questions:

a) The literal meaning of the word ‘smithy’ here is (1) Oven (2) maker (3) forger (4) none

b) Padlocks have metallic body of shape (1) Smithy (2) Oval (3) Square (4) none

c) What word means a chain or shackle for securing something? (1) key (2) padlock (3) fetter (4) lock

d) Synonym of ‘fierce’ in the extract is (1) Fearful (2) Bold (3) Ferocious (4) none

e) The oven is red because of the metal (1) red cloth (2) blood (3) flames (4) none

Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow:

But presently up spoke Mustard, I’d have been twice as brave if I hadn’t been shattered And up spoke Ink and up spoke Blink, We’ve been three times as brave we think And Custard crawled a bit and said sadly: ‘When the Pirates attacked us, I wanted to flee But I must not let my comrades see So I tried to pretend I was brave as could be


a) The dog feels lack of confidence because (1) of the entrance of the pirate (2) of the other animals’ bravery (3) of the confusion (4) of the dragon’s bravery

b) Who spoke after Mustard? (1) Custard and Ink (2) Custard and Blink (3) Ink and Blink (4) Ink and Mustard

c) According to Custard, he was (1) unheroic (2) crazy (3) brave (4) bold

d) Total number of animals mentioned in this stanza are (1) Two (2) Three (3) Four (4) Five

e) Who is Mustard? (1) Confident dog (2) brave dog (3) Both (1) and (2) (4) None of the above

Read the extract from the poem and answer the questions that follow:

Lord, lead me to the way of truth,
For me the nectar of knowledge pour. How long shall I dwell in ignorance? Lend me your ear to my wailing and pain, Cure me of ills and disease.
Be kind each moment to me, let me never feel in want. Save me from sloth, infirmity and doubt.
Strengthen my heart with passion, zest and hope.


  1. Which way the poet implores his Lord to lead him to? (truth, passion, purity)
  2. Name the three blessings that the poet prays for (knowledge, health, guidance)
  3. The poet calls Lord as the embodiment of (hope and truth)
  4. Match the correct combination:

i) Dwell – reside ii) Wailing – crying iii) Pour – flow
iv) Lead – guide

  1. Name the poem and the poet. (Lead Kindly Light, Cardinal Newman)

Read the extract from the poem and answer the questions that follow:

Faces and landscapes waste away. Drowned in the dark tides of the loving earth;

How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love false or true. But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you, And loved the sorrows of your changing face.


a) What was sitting beside her? (Mother) b) What did the poet notice about the mother? (Her face was changing) c) The poet compares her face to ashes like (simile) d) Match the correct combination: i) done to rest – gone to sleep ii) will to move – desire to walk iii) smile and laugh – gesture and chuckle
iv) None of these

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  1. The comparison of unlike things without using ‘like’ or ‘as’ is a poetic device. What is it called? (Metaphor)

Read the extract from the poem and answer the questions that follow:

Belinda lived in a little white house, With a little black kitten and a little gray mouse, And a little yellow dog and a little red wagon, And a realio, trulio, little pet dragon. Now the name of the little black kitten was Ink, And the little gray mouse, she called him Blink, And the little yellow dog was sharp as Mustard, But the dragon was a coward, and she called him Custard.

Custard the dragon had big sharp teeth, And spikes on top of him and scales underneath,
Mouth like a fireplace, chimney for a nose, And realio, trulio daggers on his toes.


a) Where did Belinda live? (in a little white house) b) Match the correct combination: i) underneath – above
ii) fireplace chimney iii) coward – fearful iv) None of these

c) The rhyme scheme of the poem is (aabb) d) Pick out a simile from the above extract (Mouth like a fireplace)

e) Name the poem and the poet. (The Tale of Custard the Dragon by Ogden Nash)


(25 Marks)

  1. You are Karan/Karuna, Head boy/Head girl of ABC Public School. Draft an invitation for the annual day celebration of your school. (Word limit: 50 words)
  2. Write a paragraph in about 100 words on ‘Importance of Cleanliness’.
  3. Write a letter to your friend congratulating him/her on topping the class in the final exam. (Word limit: 100-120 words)
  4. Write a story in about 200-250 words with the help of the cues given below:

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Raman – poor boy – sold newspapers – one day – heavy rain – difficulty selling – stood under tree – saw purse – owner came – gave him money – owner turned out to be –

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(15 Marks)

  1. The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer sheet as given below against the correct blank number. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied.

Incorrect Correct

She was very upset. She closed a door. e.g. a the

and sat down on a steps. (a)____ ____

For a few minute she just study (b)____ ____

the dark sky. The moon

was not rise yet. (c)____ ____

She thought that this was

unfair. Soon she was crying. (d)____ ____

  1. Rearrange the following words and phrases to form meaningful sentences:

e.g. was / quiet / it / a / night

It was a quiet night.

a) dark / advancing / the / forest / through / were

b) leading / the / was / them / path / a / narrow

c) lights / village / the / of / ahead / were / twinkling

  1. Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verbs given in the brackets:

a) The soup ______ (taste) very good.

b) We _____ (visit) the zoo tomorrow. It is a holiday.

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Disclaimer: This guess paper for JKBOSE class 10th exams 2024 has been created by Narendra Dawn and shared online by Kashmir Student Alerts. It is not an official JKBOSE document and there is no guarantee that any of these questions will appear in the actual exams. This guess paper is provided for practice purposes only and should not be considered as a substitute for the official JKBOSE syllabus. Kashmir Student Alerts does not take any responsibility for the accuracy or legitimacy of this guess paper. Students should refer to the official JKBOSE syllabus and question patterns when preparing for their exams.

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