Section 'A' :
READING (15 Marks)
Ques 1: Look at the poster carefully and answer the questions that follow: (2*2=4)
Ques 1: Fill in the blanks with the right word from the poster :
i. To stay fit, one should get _________ hours of sleep each night and do some form of _________ every day.
ii. Wear proper _________ while playing sports, bicycling or riding in a car and _________ safety rules.
Ques 2: Choose the correct option, based on the poster : (1*4=4)
i. One should make good choices everyday for a _________.
A. Happy healthy you
B. Sad healthy you
C. Lazy unhealthy you
ii. Practice good hygiene by keeping yourself clean and free from _________.
iii. Eat _________ meals and snacks daily.
iv. We should have dairy products, grains, Proteins, vegetables and fruits to stay _________.
Ques 2: Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow : Once a greedy man had a goose that laid a golden egg every day. This made him very rich. His greed increased day by day. After some time, he said to himself, "my goose gives one egg every day". That means seven eggs in a week. That is a very slow process I will kill it and get all the golden eggs at once. So he foolishly killed the goose. There was no gold in her body. All the geese are the same, the greedy man wept and repented for his folly. He said, "Oh! I fell for greediness".
Ques 1: Based on your reading, answer the following questions : (1*7=7)
a. What did the goose lay daily?
b. A Golden egg made man very ..........................
c. How many eggs did the goose give each day?
d. Why did he kill the goose? Choose the correct option :
(a) To take all of the golden eggs.
(b) Because it was disturbing him.
(c) To eats its flesh.
(d) None of these.
e. Did he get any gold in the goose's body?
f. Find the opposite of 'wisely'
g. Find the plural of the given singular noun 'Goose' from the paragraph.
Section 'B' :
WRITING (10 Marks)
Ques 3: Given below is a letter to your friend inviting him/her to your birthday party. Fill in the blanks with suitable words from the box given below to complete it : (5)
[Celebrate, music, invited, enjoy, birthday]
_________ (Your address)
Dear _________ (name of friend)
I hope this letter finds you in the best of health and spirits. You will be glad to know that my _________ falls on 20th March. I am going to _________ my birthday at home. We shall have a dance and _________ Program. There will be a DJ party at 6.30 pm. I have _________ all my friends. I hope my will also come and _________ my birthday party.
Convey my best regards to your parents.
_________ (Your name)
Given below is an application to the principal of your school to grant you two days leave for an urgent piece of work. Fill in the blanks with suitable words from the box given below to complete it:
[urgent, school, leave, inform, two]
_________ (Name of school)
_________ (School's address)
Subject : Urgent piece of work
With due respect this is to _________ you that I have some _________ piece of work at home. So I am not in a position to attend the _________. Kindly grant me _________ for _________ days.
I shall be grateful to you.
Ques 4: Complete the paragraph on 'My Favourite Festival* given below by using the hints given in the box: (5)
[joy, March, sweets, colors, balloons]
Holi is the most famous festival of _________. It is celebrated every year in the month of _________. It is celebrated with great _________ and enthusiasm. People start coming out of their homes by morning itself. They carry bags of colours in their hand and apply the dry powder on the faces of everyone they meet. Children carry water filled _________ and water pistols. Many _________ and other tasty dishes are prepared for the occasion. Everyone enjoys this festival.
Complete the paragraph on 'My Daily Routine' given below by using the hints given in the box:
[brush, wakeup, sleep, homework, breakfast]
My daily routine is pretty repetitive. Every morning I _________ at 6am. I _________ my teeth,take a shower, comb my hair and get dressed for school. I have _________ and then leave for school. I attend my classes, play during the recess and then return home in the afternoon. Then take lunch and I rest for some time. I get up and do my _________. I play with my friends in the garden for an hour, come back home, watch TV, have dinner and go to _________.
Section 'C' :
GRAMMAR (10 Marks)
Ques 5: Choose the correct degree of adjective from the brackets: (1*2=2)
a. Supriya is the .................... (more intelligent/most intelligent) girl in the class.
b. Take the ................... (short/shorter) of the two routes.
Ques 6: Identify and underline the pronoun in the given sentences : (1*2=2)
a. She is a brave girl.
b. I like to learn about dinosaurs.
Ques 7: Look at the picture and give suitable preposition : (1*2=2)
a. The bird sat ________ the branch.(with, off, on)
b. My brother fell asleep ________ the tree. (under, over, in)
Ques 8: Complete the sentences using the correct Punctuation Mark in the box (full stop, comma, question mark and capital letter) (1*2=2)
a. Do you like books ________
b. No _________ screamed the man.
Ques 9: Fill in the blanks with the simple present / past tense forms of the verb given in brackets : (1*2=2)
a. He ................... his parents every month. (visit)
b. The Indian team .................... the match. (lose)
Ques 10: Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow: (1*3=3) Uncle took me to the fair. Bhaiya, who worked for us at home, came with us. There was a big crowd at the fair. Uncle was a leading us through the crowd when he met a few of his friends.
a. Where did the uncle take the author?
b. Who had gone with the author?
c. There was a __________ crowd at the fair.
Ques 11: Read the lines given below and answer the questions that follow :(1*3=3)
When the gong sounds ten in the morning and
I walk to school by our lane,
Every day I meet the hawker crying, 'Bangles.
a. Name the poem and poet.
b. when does the speaker go to the school?
c. Find the simple present tense of 'walked' from the passage above.
Ques 12: Answer the following questions in about 10-30 words : (1*6=6)
a. What did Algu sold to Samjhu Sahu?
b. How many prizes did the boy win? What were they?
c. Whom does the speaker see and hear through the window when it gets dark in the evening?
d. In which three things can beauty be seen during the sunlight?
e. Who said, "My wife knows best how to run the house' and to whom?
f. When was the fair held in the narrator's village?
Ques 13: Fill in the blanks with words/phrases given in the box below : (1*3=3)
Beauty can be heard in the _________ when the ________ is singing, the rain is falling and the _________ is chanting.
Which words in the box describe Rasheed in the lesson ' A Game of Chance'?
I am Rasheed. My uncle says I am an _________ and a _________.
The shopkeeper at the Lucky shop had made a ___________ of me by tempting me to try my luck.