Find CBSE class 10th English Guess paper for the Second Term examination. Question has been framed as per the syllabus covered in the second term examination. It is very important to prepare the second term examination as it is a part of board exam preparation
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Q. Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow by choosing the correct options.
Before chocolate became an elixir fit only for the kings, Mayans drank a cold, frothy mix made from kakawa beans harvested from the Mexican rainforests. Found in rows inside football-size fruit filled with white pulp, the beans need two weeks for fermenting, drying and roasting. Then Mayans began bartering beans with the Aztecs. The Spanish court kept the source of the beans secret for nearly 100 years. Inevitably, word spread and chocolate travelled swiftly throughout Europe. The first chocolate shop in London opened in 1657, serving the drink in gold and silver cups.
Still, the brew tasted rather fatty due to the cocoa butter and gritty from imperfect crushing of the seeds. A Dutch inventor separated the cocoa butter in the early 1800s, and before the century was out, a conching machine smoothed the chocolate. A Swiss chocolatier added evaporated milk to create the first chocolate bar. Soldiers who ate the bars for energy during World War I brought their taste home, creating a huge market for chocolate bars and snacks invented in the early 1900s.
(a) 'Bartering' means ________.
(b) _________ kept the source of the chocolate beans a secret for nearly 100 years.
(ii) The Spanish
((ii) The soldiers
(c) The _________ first was made by a Swiss chocolatier.
(i) Cocoa seed
(ii) Cocoa butter
(iii) Evaporated milk
(iv) Chocolate bar
(d) Mayans got kakawa seeds from _________.
(i) The kings
(ii) The Aztecs
(iii) Mexican rainforests
(e) Cocoa brew tasted fatty because of ________.
(i) Bad crushing of the seeds
(ii) Cocoa butter
(iii) Imperfect crushing of the seeds
(iv) Vanilla flavor
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