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School Based Assessment 2023 Grade 6 English - Grade 6 Mid Term 1 Set 2

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Read the following conversation then answer questions 1 to 5

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Tortoise:  Good morning? I have brought you some breakfast.
Hare:        Oh thank you very much, I was beginning to get hungry; this is very kind of you.
Tortoise:  I can see you have almost finished digging. 
Hare:       Yes I will finish tomorrow. What do you want me to plant in this piece of land?
Tortoise:  I would like you to grow maize, beans and potatoes this year.
Hare:        I am going to plant cabbages, carrots, tomatoes and cassava on my own piece of land.
Tortoise: Have you dug it already and got it ready?
Hare:       Yes I have and I am going to dig the Lion's shamba too.
Tortoise:  I can see that you won't steal anyone's crops again.
Hare:       You are right, I have learnt my lesson very clearly and I will never make that mistake again.

  1. How many characters are in this conversation?
    1. Ten
    2. Four
    3. Two
    4. Three
  2. Whose crops had hare stolen that he got punished?
    1. Lion's
    2. Tortoise's
    3. Leopard's
    4. Hyena's
  3. Mention two crops that the tortoise wanted to plant that year?
    1. Maize and sugarcane
    2. Beans and cassava 
    3. Carrots and vegetables
    4. Potatoes and beans
  4. Give one word for the following: Cabbage, kales, carrots, tomatoes and spinach.
    1. Food stuff
    2. Greens
    3. Vegetables
    4. Agricultural items
  5. How many pieces of land was the hare going to dig?
    1. One
    2. Two
    3. Three
    4. Four

Read the passage below then answer questions 6 to 9. 


As Mwangi was rushing to the kitchen, he slipped in a puddle of water, which he had forgotten to clean and found himself skidding on the floor. This got his ankle hurt and he was in great pain. On most occasions, Mwangi liked to use his home made burner to carry out his Science and Technology experiments in his room. He impatiently tried to look for his burner but all in vain. Failing to find the burner, he got his salt solution and switched on the cooker. He became impatient as the cooker seemed to heat slowly. He switched it on fully and went back to his storybook hoping to return after a few minutes. The story he was reading became so exciting that he soon forgot about the experiment.

  1. What made Mwangi hurt his ankle?
    1. The wet floor.
    2. The uncleaned puddle of water.
    3. The accidents.
    4. The tiles on the floor.
  2. Why did Mwangi decide to use the cooker?
    1. On inost occasions he used it.
    2. He couldn't trace the burner.
    3. He was in a hurry to read his storybook.
    4. He had many experiments.
  3. Where had Mwangi got the burner he normally used?
    1. From school.
    2. His father bought it for him
    3. It was made at home. 
    4. He got it as a donation from a well-wisher.
  4. Mwangi was ignorant of the fact that
    1. he had switched the cooker on fully.
    2. he was impatient.
    3. he was messing.
    4. he had no permission to use the burner.

Read the passage below and then answer questions 10 to 12 correctly.


Media players or stakeholders have taken a leading role and gone the self-regulatory way lobbying for an enforcement of laws pushing for the sharing of information among all players and campaigning for strict parental guidance. There have been calls to ban alcohol advertisement on television and radio to avoid this alcohol abuse. The ban would lead to reduced consumption. But experts argue that the advertisement does not target those below the legal drinking age, consumption levels did not change.

  1. The word legal is used in the passage, its opposite is
    1. unlegal
    2. dislegal
    3. ilegal
    4. illegal
  2. Research in America shows that
    1. total ban in advertisement is raising the consumption of alcohol.
    2. total ban in advertisement had no change in consumption of alcohol.
    3. advertisement helps in bringing awareness.
    4. total ban on advertisement helped lower the consumption of alcohol.
  3. A person who takes a drug and finds it hard to stop is said to be
    1. alcoholic
    2. an addict
    3. tobaccoist
    4. druggist

Read the passage below then answer questions 13 to 15.


The centre of the coconut is filled with milk which serves to nourish the germinating plant. Coconuts are often blown from trees and washed out to sea. The nut floats easily on the water and it is in this way that it has become so widely spread along the Coast of many countries and Islands. The people who live at the Coast are always ready to climb the trees when the crop is ripe, cutting away the nuts has acquired a great resistance to salt water. The fibre called coir is used for making ropes, brushes and brooms. The hard part of the shell which is smooth and water light makes excellent drinking vessel.

  1. Which part of the coconut helps to nourish the growing plant?
    1. The milk.
    2. The copra.
    3. The fibres.
    4. The white fleshy material.
  2. What is coir used for?
    1. Making mats and baskets.
    2. Making drinking vessels.
    3. Making ropes, brushes and brooms.
    4. Thatching.
  3. Why is the coconut spread along the Coast?
    1. It is carried by birds.
    2. It is transported.
    3. It is blown from the trees and washed to the sea.
    4. It naturally spreads around.

Fill in the blank spaces numbered 16 to 20 with the best alternative from the choices given

Last week I talked ___16___ my cousin ___17____ was in a Nairobi Hospital bed. I ___18___ to spend sometime with her ___19___she needed someone to talk ___20___.

   A   B   C   D 
 16.   of   to   and   for 
 17.  of whom   whose   who   which 
 18.  decided  decide   deciding   desided 
 19.  although  though   even   because 
 20.   to  by   of   over 

For questions 21 and 22, complete the sentences correctly.

  1. The pupils told _____________________ teacher about the trip to Israel.
    1. there
    2. they
    3. their
    4. theres
  2. Her elder sister _____________________ that Venesa had bought a dress. 
    1. new
    2. knew
    3. know
    4. now

For questions 23 and 24, choose the plural of the underlined word.

  1. For the Home Science experiment the teacher reminded us to bring some equipment.
    1. equipments
    2. equipmentes
    3. equipment
    4. equipmenteses
  2. The sheep bleated the whole night.
    1. sheeps
    2. sheep
    3. sheepies
    4. sheepz

For questions 25 and 26 complete the given analogies.  

  1. Father is to mother as hero is to
    1. heroes
    2. heroic
    3. heroine
    4. heroin
  2. Bad is to worse as little is to
    1. littler
    2. less
    3. least
    4. worst

For questions 27 and 28, choose the opposite of the underlined word. 

  1. The students were forbidden to eat the unripe fruits.
    1. accept
    2. permitted
    3. excepted
    4. denied
  2. Mr. Ng'ang'a is a very humble businessman.
    1. cruel
    2. kind
    3. good
    4. proud

For questions 29 and 30 add a question tag to the sentences.   

  1. Salome Loves English, ___________________________?
    1. does she
    2. isn't it
    3. doesn't she
    4. can't she
  2. The sky is blue, ________________________?
    1. is it.
    2. isn't it
    3. will it
    4. doesn't it


Below is a beginning of a composition. Write it make it as interesting as you can.

My best friend is a very funny person. He always makes us laugh because of his tricks. I will particularly never forget ...............................


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