Primary 4 English .Second Term

SUBJECT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE   NAME:…………………………………………………………………………………… Comprehension Read the passage and answer the questions that follows, THE BOY WHO CRIED WOLD A long time ago, there lived a family whose youngest boy was called Joseph. Every day, Joseph took his family’s goats to eat the grass on the side of the hill, close to a stream. He made extra money for his family by taking the other villagers’ goats out too. However, Joseph was quite a naught boy. His parents told him to look after the goats each day to keep him out of trouble. At first, Joseph was happy with h9is job because it meant that no one would tell him what to do. However, after a few weeks, Joseph grew bored. He started throwing stones into the stream and complained to himself that he had nothing  to do. This was because he took the same goats to the same place and sat under the same tree everyday. He was now very bored and wanted some excitement in his life. One of his responsibilities was to watch out for wolves. These are wild animals that look like big fierce dogs. There was a large pack of wolves living in the hills and they would often come down to the village and kill goats. Joseph was particularly fed up, and he often sat down, thinking about the wolves. Then he had an idea. He decided to make something exciting happen.   Answer these questions: 1.)   What did Joseph do everyday? __________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________   2.)   Why did Joseph’s parents tell him to look after the goats? _____________________________  ___________________________________________________________________________   3.)   Why was Joseph happy with his job at first? _______________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________   4.)   Where were the wolves living? _________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________   5.)   Why did Joseph watch over the goats?____________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________   Section B: English Grammar Choose the correct answer from the options A, B, C and D. 6.)   Please don’t _____________ to pay your bills (a) forgetting (b) forget (c) forgets (d) forgot 7.)   “__________ I join you?” asked Yetunde (a) may (b) please (c) would (d) might 8.)   Don’t _________ the music so loud,” said Mrs. Tan. (a) playing (b) played (c) play (d) play 9.)   Which of the following is a request? (a) may I have a piece of cake (b) don’t touch the glass (c) keep quiet (d) sit here! 10.)    Which of the following is a prohibition (a) clear the table! (b) don’t litter the floor! (c) please come in! (d) may I have a drink please? 11.)    __________ a person is a serious offence (a) to kill (b) killed (c) was killed (d) kills 12.)    She likes ____________ pretty dresses for her doll (a) sew (b) sews (c) sewing (d) sewed 13.)    It is dangerous ______________ a car without holding the steering wheel (a) drive (b) to drive (c) to driving (d) drove 14.)    It is interesting _______________ stamps from different countries (a) to collect (b) collect (c) collects (d) collected 15.)    ____________ twenty laps is good exercise (a) swims (b) swimming (c) swam (d) swim 16.)    That house __________ to his parents (a) belong (b) belongs (c) belonged (d) has belonged 17.)    On e of the actors ____________ unwell so the play can’t go on (a) are (b) is (c) an (d) has 18.)    Science __________ certainly not my favourite subject (a) are (b) is (c) has (d) have 19.)    None of this business ___________ him (a) is (b) concern (c) concerns (d) are 20.)    “You ________________ read the questions carefully before you answer them” said the teacher (a) might (b) shall (c) must (d) may   Section C: Literature The Barrack Born By: Vera Oyaletor 21.) What sight caused Jatto the most pain as he sat at Verandah (a) women screaming behind their husbands (b) children running into their flats behind their mothers (c) children running in excitement towards the fight arena   22.) What was Jatto and his siblings fond of changing school at close intervals (a) most of the schools were of poor standard (b) they were often sent home by the police authority (c) their father was constantly being transferred   23.) In no particular order, which of the following are ethics of the police profession (a) integrity, callousness, discipline and strife (b) integrity, discipline, brutality and accountability (c) accountability, discipline, integrity and honesty   24.) Timothy’s spending habit was affected by hard time in the following ways except _____ (a) it made him of more accountant (b) he was able to spend more than he earned         (c) it taught him to prioritize well   25.) Which of the following actions took place first      (a) timothy screaming at the lady (b) timothy banging at the counter (c) the lady explaining the situation to Timothy   Section D: English Composition Instruction: Choose one only out of the questions 1.)   Write a letter to your friend telling him/her the weather condition of your new area 2.)   Write a composition on a good eating habits 3.)   Write a composition on My best food
 

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