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English Questions and Answers - Grade 5 End of Term 2 Exams Set 1

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 TASK 1: LISTENING AND SPEAKING

Teacher says: I am going to read for you a story. Listen to it carefully and then answers the questions that follows.

Two children, Fatuma and Malewa, planned to attend a celebration the following day.

Malewa asked, "Tell me more about the celebration tomorrow?"
Fatuma answered, "We shall celebrate Jamhuri Day tomorrow, 12th of December. On this day, we remember the day our country gained independence.

Malewa said, "My teacher said there are more national celebrations in our country. He mentioned Madaraka Day on the 20th of October. I would like to be part of all these celebrations

Questions

  1. What celebration were the children planning to attend? ____________________________
  2. Which other national celebration has been mentioned in the story? _____________________________
  3. What are the names of the children in the story? _______________________________
  4. Why was the celebration important according to the story? ______________________________

TASK 2: READING ALOUD

"How does cholera spread?' Wawi asked the doctor. "Cholera is a waterborne disease. When water becomes dirty because of pollution, bacteria spread quickly. Unwashed raw fruits and vegetables might also carry germs. Sometimes, farmers may spread cholera when they use contaminated fertilizers," the doctor exlpained.

"It sounds healthy. Hygiene practices would help keep cholera away." Wawi ex
plained.

"Sure," the doctor said. "All of us have a responsibility to keep diseases away. What do you think we can do to keep cholera away?"

"We should wash our hands frequently and clean the environment regularly," Wawi said. "I think we need to get the information to the community as soon as possible. Cholera can kill if it is not treated on time, we don't want an epidemic to break out Cholera con spread like wild firel"

LANGUAGE

Comprehension

Read the following passage and answer the questions.

When the Director of Education visited Mutitu school, she was accomplanied by a few local leaders. She said that even though she had little time, she wanted to talk to the learners about occupations.

She began by asking about their future plans. Few learners raised their hands to answer. The Director said that anyone could become whatever they wanted. She told them that the country had few doctors and plumbers. She said that if they put alittle effort this could change. From the talk, each learner realised they had little knowledge about jobs and occupations.

  1. Who visited Mutito school? __________________
  2. The visitor wanted to talk to the learners about what? ______________________
  3. Who had accompanied the visitor to the school? ____________________
  4. The Director said that one could become ___________________
  5. What made the learners realise they had little knowledge on jobs and occupations? __________________
  6. The _____________________ had few doctors and plumbers.

GRAMMAR

  1. Complete the following sentences with possessive pronouns
    1. The mobile phone belongs to me. It is ________________________.
    2. The puppy belong to the white dog. It is  ____________________________.
    3. The pen I have belongs to Tonny. It is ___________________________
    4. I think the car belongs to Mrs Kamau. It is _____________________________.
    5. The house belongs to us. It is _______________________________
  2. Complete the sentences below with the correct order of adjectives.
    1. The boys sat on a __________________ mat. (red, traditonal, big)
    2. Katana drank soup from a ____________________________ bowl. (circular, tiny, new)
    3. My father bought a ____________________________ table cloth. (triangular, brand new, huge)
    4. I brought a ___________________________ plate. (big, round)
    5. Mwangi found a  ________________________ pan (round, large, old)
  3. Complete the sentence using the best occupations
    1. A person who makes furniture from wood is called ________________________
    2. A trader who sells vegetables in a market is called ________________________________
    3. A person who writes books ________________________
    4. A person who flies on aeroplane is _____________________________
    5. A qualified person who treats sick animals is called _________________________
  4. Use degree of adjectives to complete the following questions
               Adjective                              Comparative                          Superlative
    1. Beautiful                       _________________             ____________________
    2. _______________                 sweeter                        ____________________
    3. _______________       _________________             Eldest
    4. Fat                               _________________              ____________________
  5. Construct accurate sentences using the following vocabulary.
    1. Rescue    _______________________
    2. Violence  _______________________
    3. Adopt      ________________________

ENGLISH COMPOSITION

Write a composition about;
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MARKING SCHEME

Language Activities

  1. The Director of Education
  2. Occupations
  3. Afew local leaders
  4. Whatever they wanted
  5. The talk
  6. Country

Grammar

  1.  
    1. Mine
    2. it's
    3. his
    4. hers
    5. ours
  2.  
    1. big, red, traditional 
    2. tiny, circular, new
    3. huuge, triangular, brand new
    4. big, round
    5. large, round, old
  3.  
    1. carpenter
    2. Green grocers
    3. author
    4. pilot
    5. veterinary office
  4.  
    1. more beautiful, most beautiful
    2. seet, sweetest
    3. old, older
    4. fatter, fattest

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