English Grammar Primary 1 Second Term Examination




CLASS: PRIMARY 1                                                        


SUBJECT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE NAME:…………………………………………………………………………………… Section A: Comprehension Instruction: Read the passage carefully and answer the questions On Wednesday morning, I was going to school as usual. I left home at seven o’clock so as not to be late. A little girl suddenly tried to run across the road, but was hit by motorcycle. The girl had some cuts on her leg and it began to bleed. Many people who were around began to run to help her and I joined them. At the hospital, a doctor and a nurse attended to her.






  1. When did the girl leave home for school? (a) 7 o’clock (b) 12 o’clock (c) 4 o’clock
  2. Who tried to run across the road? (a) a little girl (b) neighbours (c) Bayo
  3. Who hit her? (a) bus (b) motorcycle (c) tricycle
  4. Who attended to her at the hospital? (a) farmer and doctor (b) doctor and nurse (c) teacher and student
  5. Who took the girl to the hospital (a) people around her     (b) her friend at school          (c) her mother




Section B: Grammar

Circle the adjectives in the following sentences 

  1. He has a blue car
  2. She took her small purse 
  3. The big cat is lost
  4. Who took the fattest piece of meat
  5. There are two black birds sitting on the wall


Complete the sentences with the correct adjective

  1. The man is _______________ (a) fat    (b) round     (c) big
  2. His leg are ____________ (a) round     (b) fat     (c) hot
  3. He has a ___________ head (a) smooth     (b) big     (c) nice
  4. The birds have ___________ feathers (a) one (b) beautiful (c) bird
  5. Sade is a ___________ girl (a) nice (b) up (c) jump

Write either is or are in each of the spaces provided

  1. Sade ______________ my best friend (is,    are)
  2. The boys _______________ in the camp (is,   are)
  3. Our tents ______________ large (is,    are)
  4. The men ______________ soldiers
  5. The mice ______________ dead


Write was or were in the space provided

  1. There ____________ many people also (were,     was)
  2. Chidi _________ happy (was,     were)
  3. You _________ told to wake up early (was,     were)
  4. She ______________ told to go home
  5. Daddy and Mummy ______________ happy



Fill in the gap with have or has or had

  1. He ____________ two uniforms (has,     have)
  2. I _______________ a new toy (have,   has)
  3. We ________________ good leaders before (has,  have,  had)
  4. Yesterday we ______________ bread and tea as breakfast
  5. Last year my daddy ______________ two houses


Section C:


A Rainbow Holiday

  1. Where does Elor live? (a) a big hut   (b) a classroom   (c) a big house
  2. Elor could see cars and ___________ (a) rat    (b) shop    (c) shorts
  3. How many colours has a rainbow (a) 18   (b) 9   (c) 7
  4. The kids were __________ to see the rainbow (a) glad   (b) sad   (c) no idea
  5. The kids were all asked to go to ________ (a) the park (b) school (c) see the rainbow



Section D:


  • A _____________________ is a place where we live (a) home (b) farm
  • I live with ____________________ (a) animals (b) my family members
  • My home is in a ________________ (a) town (b) village
  • There are ___________________ rooms, a kitchen and a toilet (a) 10 (b) 2 (c) 5
  • It has _______________________ compound (a) big   (b) small
English Grammar Primary 1 Second Term Examination


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