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Language Activities Questions and Answers - Grade 5 Mid Term 1 Exams 2023 Set 1

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Task 1

Read the passage below and answer the questions that follow 1-5 

A family is an important unit in a society. Everyone comes from a family

MosesHow many are you in your family. 
RhodaWe are four, mother, father, my brother, Jayden and I 
MosesThat is a good family but it is smaller than mine. I came from a family of six. I have two brothers, a sister and my parents. 
RhodaWhat profession is your mother and father 
MosesMy mother works in a bank as an accountant while my father works in a school as a teacher. 
RhodaI would like to be a teacher too when I grow up, just like your father 
MosesWhat do your parents do for a living 
RhodaMy father is a businessman and my mother is a police-woman 
MosesI like policemen. They provide security and maintain peace in the country.
RhodaLet's go to class and work hard so that we can achieve our dreams. 

  1. According to the passage everyone comes from
    1. class
    2. a home
    3. a school
    4. a family
  2. How many members of a family are there in Moses' family?
    1. Two
    2. Six
    3. Four
    4. Five
  3. What name do you give to what people do for a living according to the passage?
    1. Work
    2. Profession 
    3. Job
    4. Activities
  4. What would Rhoda want to be when she grows up
    1. businesswoman
    2. policeman 
    3. teacher
    4. accountant
  5. According to the passage what is the work of the policeman
    1. To carry a gun
    2. To protect people and provide security
    3. To take bribes from matatus 
    4. To wear smart uniform and boots 

Read the passage below and answer the questions that follow 6-10

John a poor farmer lived with his wife Rose in a small village. They were childless for many years. They prayed God for a child. At last they got a son. John and Rose also had a pet. It was a kitten. Peter and the pet became very good friends. One day John went to church. While Rose went to fetch water. She left Peter was sleeping while the kitten was guarding him. 

Suddenly the kitten saw a snake crawling towards the kitten and attacked it and soon there was a fight. Finally the kitten killed the snake and saved Peter's life. When Rose came back from the river she found the Kitten and Peter playing. When the kitten saw Rose it purred and wagged its tail looking at Peter. Rose did not know why but Peter explained everything. Rose was happy and thanked the kitten for saving her son's life. When John came home Rose and Peter told him the story and he thanked the cat by buying it a kilogram of meat. 

  1. Who was Peter?
    1. A pet
    2. The poor man 
    3. Rose's son
    4. Kitten
  2. John and Rose lived in the ____________________________________________
    1. school
    2. forest
    3. village
    4. church
  3. An animal that people keep on the compound because they like it is called a
    1. goat
    2. domestic animal
    3. pet
    4. wild animal
  4. A cat makes a sound known as 
    1. noise
    2. sound
    3. purr
    4. shouting
  5. The opposite of the word small as used in the passage is
    1. strong 
    2. good
    3. big
    4. weak 

Task 2: Grammar 

For questions 11-13 identify the pronoun used in the sentences below. 

  1. The dog leaked its tail.
    1. The 
    2. tail
    3. Its 
    4. leaked
  2. They visted a friend in town.
    1. visited
    2. friend
    3. in
    4. they 
  3. His friend has gone to fetch water.
    1. has
    2. His
    3. to 
    4. fetch

For questions 14-15 complete the sentence with the best answer. 

  1. I was given a _____________________________on my shoulder.
    1. pan 
    2. pate
    3. pad
    4. pat 
  2. The donkey pulls a ______________________________.
    1. cut
    2. cat
    3. cart
    4. cate 

For questions 16-17 arrange the adjective in brackets in the correct order to answer the questions

  1. We found some _____________________________ boots in the hut.
    1. torn old big 
    2. big old torn
    3. old torn big
    4. torn big old
  2. My grandmother wears an ______________________ headscarf.
    1. old checked square
    2. square old checked
    3. checked old square
    4. square checked old 

For questions 18-20 use the correct word to fill in the blanks. 

  1. Osman is the _________________________ big boy in class
    1. bigger 
    2. biger
    3. biggest
    4. better
  2. This bag is  __________________ than that one there.
    1. heavier
    2. heaviest
    3. more heavier
    4. most heavy
  3. This is the  __________________________________ food that I have ever eaten.
    1. deliciouser
    2. most delicious 
    3. more delicious
    4. more deliciouser 

Task 3 - Broken Passage 

For question 21-30 choose the best alternative to answer the questions correctly

Long, long ago ___21___ lived the hare and the hyena. They ___22___ great ___23___ for many years, but one day they had a ___24____.They decided that they ___25___ not ___26___ together  anymore. They agreed ___27___ divide the field and the cows ___28___ themselves. They shared the ___29___ of cows and the flock sheep equally the hare decided to look for grazing land far away in another village. The hyena did not know what to do. He said ___30___ so bad that we have separated.

   A   B   C   D 
 21.   there   the   their   they 
 22.  is  have   are  were 
 23.  frends   freinds   friends   freds
 24.  quarral   quarrel  quarel  quaral 
 25.  would  will  shall  can
 26.  walk  work  works  job
 27.  too  they  he  to
 28.  among  between   amongst    within
 29.  flock  heard  herd  hard
 30  It's  it  is  Its



Write an interesting composition using the title below



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