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Code No: R05010101 Set No. 3
I B.Tech Regular Examinations, Apr/May 2007
ENGLISH
( Common to Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering,
Computer Science & Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electronics &
Instrumentation Engineering, Bio-Medical Engineering, Information
Technology, Electronics & Control Engineering, Mechatronics, Computer
Science & Systems Engineering, Electronics & Telematics, Metallurgy &
Material Technology, Electronics & Computer Engineering, Production
Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Instrumentation & Control
Engineering, Bio-Technology and Automobile Engineering)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
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1. Why does Kalam say, ‘Mine was a very secure childhood, both materially and
emotionally? [16]
2. Computers provide us with new capabilities and these in turn give us new choices
for action. Explain. [16]
3. According to Dr. Kalam what are the qualities of a good team leader? [16]
4. From a scientist’s point of view the investigation of the nature and properties of
water, the elixir of life, is of the highest scientific interest. Discuss. [16]
5. Kalpana Chawla enjoyed every moment of the undergraduate course in engineering.
Substantiate. [16]
6. Sketch the character of Delia Caruthers. [16]
7. You have been asked by a firm which manufactures detergent powder to make a
study of the consumer reaction to their product and suggest measures to improve
the image and the sales of their product. Prepare a report of the study.
[16]
8. (a) Correct the following sentences. [4×4=16]
i. It is unfortunate that many youngsters get addicted to gamble.
ii. He will meet her if she will come to Hyderabad.
iii. The Director issued order for his promotion.
iv. The husband as well as the wife need advise
(b) Fill in the blanks with appropriate preposition / article
i. Govind is M.B.B.S
ii. Shatabdi is one of the fast running trains in India.
iii. They always boast their achievements.
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iv. He is very much concerned the security of his family members.
(c) Use the following idioms / phrases in your own sentences
i. to eat one’s words
ii. through thick and thin
iii. a wild goose chase
iv. crocodile tears
(d) Write the synonyms of the following words
i. negate
ii. inexperienced
iii. apt
iv. competent

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