Friday, November 9, 2012

Sample Question/Model Question For Class Seven: Dividing the Bread

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Model Test—201…
Class: Seven    Subject: English First Paper
Time: 3 Hours                                                                     Full Marks: 100

Part—A: Reading Test (40 Marks)
Read the passage carefully and answer the following questions: (1—8)
Once two rats found a piece of bread. They couldn’t agree on how to divide it because each rat wanted a larger piece than the other. Then one of the rats said, “We’ve argued and fought for so long that now we’re tired. Let’s go and see our friend, Mr. Monkey, and ask for his advice.” Mr. Monkey was so wise and just that the other rat agreed to take their problem to him. When they saw Mr. Monkey, they asked him to divide their bread into two equal halves. “Well, that’s not easy,” said Mr. Monkey. “So it’ll cost you a lot.” Then Mr. Monkey broke the bread into two pieces and put them on his scales.
1.      Choose the best answer from the following alternatives. (5)
a)      Two rats --.
(i) came to an agreement  (ii) agreed to divide the bread  (iii) failed to reach an agreement  (iv) divided the bread peacefully
b)      Each rat wanted – piece than the other.
(i) a smaller  (ii) a bigger  (iii) a shorter  (iv) a tinier
c)      They began to --.
(i) quarrel  (ii) cry  (iii) fight  (iv) shout
d)      They went to --.
(i) the jungle  (ii) meet their friend  (iii) their parents  (iv) meet their teacher
e)      Mr. Monkey was --.
(i) foolish  (ii) wise  (iii) clever  (iv) mad
2.      Write whether the statements are true or false. If false, give the correct answer.(5)
a)      The two rats didn’t want to divide their bread.
b)      They quarreled with each other for a long time.
c)      They were so tired that they went to Mr. Monkey.
d)      Mr. Monkey said that their problem was easy.
e)      He said that his advice was expensive.
3.      Fill in the gaps with suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.(5)
Once two rats found a piece of (a) -- . Every one (b) – to get a large share than the (c) -- . They failed to (d) – it. At last they (e) – to go Mr. Monkey’s (f) -- . Mr. Monkey was so wise and just he said that it’s (g) – to divide the piece of bread into two (h) – halves. So it’ll cost them a lot. Then Mr. Monkey (i) – the bread into two pieces and put them on his (j) -- .
4.      Choose a word from the box and put it in the gap next to its meaning.(5)
               (a) .................... = comfortable
               (b) .................... = accept
               (c) .................... = debate
               (d) .................... = mice
               (e) .................... = difficulty
               (f) .................... = balance
               (g) .................... = search
               (h) .................... = separate
               (i) .................... = question
               (j) .................... = clash
5.      Give short answer to these questions.(5)
a)      What happened once?
b)      Why did they fight?
c)      Why were the rats tired?
d)      How was Mr. Monkey?
e)      What did Mr. Monkey do with the bread?
6.      Fill in the blanks with suitable words from the text.(5)
Two rats (a) – a piece of (b) -- . Each (c) – a (d) – piece. They called Mr. Monkey to (e) – it. Mr. Monkey (f) – and (g) – the (h) – into two pieces. Then he put the two (i) – on his (j) -- .
7.      Read the passage in A again. Now write a paragraph based on the information about ‘A piece of bread’. Use the clues in the box below. Write the information in the correct sequence as it appears in the text. The paragraph should not exceed 60 words.(5)
a piece of bread—divide the piece—decided to meet—equal halves—on his scales
8.      After reading the passage again, write the main idea of the passage in not more than five sentences.(5)

Part—B: Vocabulary Test (20 Marks)
9.      Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.(10)
This is a (a) – about a clever fox. Mr. Fox was (b) – because he could think very well. He thought about his (c) – because he lost it in a (d) -- . Then Mr. Fox felt (e) – and (f) -- . “Now I don’t (g) -- like a fox,” he thought. So Mr. Fox made a (g) – to trick all the other foxes. When they all came to hear him, Mr. Fox felt very (i) – and (j) -- . Then he told all the foxes to cut off their tails.
10.   Fill in the blanks with suitable words.(10)
When Abdur Rahman (a) -- , his six sons and four (b) – divided their father’s land among (c) -- . Each brother received five bighas of (d) – and each daughter received two and a half (e) -- . So Rafiq’s great (f) -- , Abdur Rahman received five bighas of land. It wasn’t (g) -- , but it was enough to keep a small family. Abdur Rahman’s family is smaller (h) – his father’s. He (i) – only four (j) -- .

Part—C: Writing Test (40 Marks)
11.   Read the table and make five sentences from it.(10)
Endon liked

his/her past.
his/her pen friend.
12.   Rearrange the following sentences in a correct order.(10)
My family lives in Montreal. You’ll be surprised to learn that people here speak French and English. My name is Marcel Dupree and I’m a Canadian. It’s a large city in the east of Canada. In fact, we’re French Canadians. My family came to Canada from France before the Second World War, so we speak French. We also use French at my Secondary school. But we study English there too. Because it’s a French medium school. Most Canadians speak English, so it's very important for us, but French is my first language.
13.   Write a paragraph about ‘Collective Farm’ or ‘Grandfather’. (10)
14.   Write a letter to your younger brother advising him to take care of his health.(10)
Or, Write a letter to your father informing him about your preparation for the annual examination.

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