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English Questions and Answers - Grade 4 End Term 3 Exams 2023 Set 1

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Read the following dialogue and then answer questions 1 to 5

Teacher: Wendy, please show me your diary
Wendy:   I am sorry, teacher, I lost my diary yesterday on my way home.
Teacher: You are getting used to telling lies. I will call your parent. This is the third time you have given such an excuse.
Wendy:   Please teacher, my parents are aware. They promised to buy a new one tomorrow.
Teacher: Keep your word. Make sure you bring it.
Wendy:    I promise

  1. Why was Wendy sorry?
    1. She had arrived at school late
    2. She had not completed her work
    3. She had lost her diary
    4. She had fought with a friend
  2. Wendy had a habit of
    1. telling lies
    2. cracking jokes
    3. making noise
    4. cheating her parents
  3. Why did the teacher believe Wendy?
    1. The teacher called Wendy's parents
    2. Wendy said her parents were aware
    3. Wendy bought a new diary
    4. Wendy apologised for giving excuses
  4. How many times had Wendy lost her diary?
    1. One
    2. Two
    3. Four
    4. Three
  5. When would Wendy replace her lost diary?
    1. Yesterday
    2. The following day
    3. The previous day
    4. The next week

Read the passage below and then answer questions 6 to 10.

It was getting late and Mr and Mrs Mpole had not yet found their son Kasee. The showground was crowded but they had already reported the matter to the police. They finally gave up and went home. Kasee was not aware darkness was setting in fast. He had joined a group of children who were riding stationary horses. When the stand was closed, it was past seven. He stood there stranded.

Three patrolling police officers found him and took him aw ay. They spread the news over the radio and television. Mr and Mrs Mpole were watching news at nine wher, they learnt that Kasee had been found. They were relieved and very thankful.

  1. Why were Mr and Mrs Mpole troubled?
    1. They were in a crowded show ground
    2. Their son was missing
    3. It was getting too late
    4. Kasee had been arrested
  2. Mr and Mrs Mpole went home because
    1. they lost hope of finding their son
    2. the police promised to help them
    3. the showground was empty
    4. they had another son back at home
  3. Kasee failed to see darkness setting in. Why?
    1. He was busy riding horses alone
    2. He knew that his parents were waiting
    3. He was busy watching other children playing
    4. He was playing hide and seek with friends
  4. Why was Kasee stranded?
    1. The stands were about to close
    2. There was no one else around
    3. It was a few minutes to seven
    4. The children stopped riding stationary horses
  5. Why were Mr and Mrs Mpole relieved and thankful?
    1. The news spread all over
    2. The police officers were patrolling
    3. They were watching news at nine
    4. Their son had finally been found

Read the passage below and then answer questions 11 to 15.

Sad occassions are usually celebrated in many communities of Kenya. Burial ceremony is one of those sad moments. Many people in the past believed that death was caused by evil spirits. Traditional priests usually offered sacrifices and prayers to please the spirits. Cleansing was done by the people affected. Washing themselves was a way of cleansing. For example, the Mijikenda people slaughtered a goat and sacrificed at the grave. This was meant to remove death from that homestead.

  1. The sad occasion mentioned in the passage is about
    1. initiation
    2. death
    3. marriage
    4. birth
  2. What did people in the past believe in? 
    1. Death was not to be celebrated
    2. All deaths were caused by evil spirits
    3. Burial was the only sad occassion.
    4. Many communities lived among evil'spirts
  3. Evil spirits were pleased using
    1. prayers and sacrifices
    2. meat and blood
    3. water and herbs
    4. occasions and ceremonies
  4. Why did the Mijikenda give sacrifices at the grave?
    1. To celebrate with the dead
    2. To wash themselves with the blood
    3. To remove death from that homestead
    4. To scare away the evil spiri:
  5. The summary of the story above is
    1. Traditional priests
    2. Evil spirits
    3. Sacrifices and players
    4. Burial ceremonies

Read the passage below and then answer questions 16 to 20.

All horned uimals in the jungle had a very important meeting. Their leader, General Rhino wanted to overthrow the kingdom ruled by king Lion. However, when the message was being passed, the hare overheard. He swore to attend the meeting.

Monkey, the jungle doctor, helped him put on fake horns glued on the head with wax. The trick worked. very well. The meeting went on quite well until the sun began burning the animals. There were no shades around and the hare was in trouble. Suddenly, the truth showed itself. The fake horns fell off. Hare was arrested and beaten up thoroughly.

  1. What is not true about Lion in the passage? 
    1. He was a friend to General Rhino
    2. He was the king of the Jungle
    3. He was the king of all horned animals
    4. He was the king off all hornless animals
  2. The hare learnt about the meeting through
    1. overthrowing
    2. overhearing
    3. his horned friend
    4. the jungle doctor
  3. What happened to the wax when the sun's heat became too much?
    1. It reduced
    2. It fell off
    3. It melted
    4. It gets stuck
  4. Hare would be in trouble because
    1. the jungle doctor tricked him
    2. there was no shade to protect his fake horns
    3. he did not like standing in the sun
    4. he would be beaten up for no reason
  5. Which one of the following words can be used to describe the hare?
    1. Cunning
    2. Skillful
    3. Innocent
    4. Hardworking

Read the passage below. It contains blank spaces numbered 21 to 25. For each blank space, select the best alternative from the choices given.

A police officer is a ___21___ important person in the society. He should ___22___ be feared but respected. He has a duty of ___23___ law and order. Those  ___24___ break the law are the enemies of the police. Others who ___25___ the law should not worry.

   A  B  C  D
 21.  very  so  too  such
 22.  usually  always  not  often
 23.  keep  keeping  kept  keeps
 24.  whose  whom  who  which
 25.  obey  obeys   obeyed   obeying 


Use the collective word suitable to fill in the blank spaces.

  1. In our class, there is a corner where we put a ____________________of books
    1. pack
    2. stack
    3. library
    4. galaxy 
  2. The _________________ of singers entertained us with new songs.
    1. band
    2. troop
    3. troupe
    4. choir 

Fill in the blank spaces correctly.

  1. ________________________Maribe treated me yesterday.
    1. Doctor
    2. Dentist
    3. Nurse
    4. Optician
  2. A Cheetah is much _________________________ than a lioness
    1. fast
    2. fastest
    3. faster
    4. fastly
  3. My uncle is as tall as ________________________.
    1. the sky
    2. a tree
    3. dwaf
    4. a pancake


Write an interesting composition about;.



  1. C
  2. A
  3. B
  4. D
  5. B
  6. B
  7. A
  8. C
  9. B
  10. D
  11. B
  12. B
  13. A
  14. C
  15. D
  16. D
  17. B
  18. C
  19. B
  20. A
  21. A
  22. C
  23. B
  24. C
  25. A
  26. C
  27. D
  28. A
  29. C
  30. B
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