Thursday, 28 September 2017

ENGLISH TERM I QUESTION BANK CLASS III

KV NO2 AFS PUNE 32
Question Bank ForHalf Yearly 2017-18
Class III                                                                                                                        English
Reading

I] A man had two cats- a mother cat and a baby cat. He made two holes in his door, for the cat to go in and out. One day a friend came to his house,
“Why are there two holes in the lower part of your door?” “To let the cats go in and out,” said the man.” Why isn’t one hole enough?” asked his friend “. You are very silly” said the man.” How could the big cat go through the small hole?” “Well,” said his friend, “couldn’t the little cat go through the big hole?” Oh! I didn’t think of that.
Q1) How many cats are there?
Q2) Where did the man make the holes?
Q3) Why did he make the hole?
Q4) Who came to his house one day?
Q5) Who said to whom-
a) Why isn’t one hole enough?
b) You are silly?
Q6) Give past tense
a)      Say –
b)      Come –
Q7) Choose the correct word and fill in the blanks.
a)      The __________________ cat is a big cat. (mother/ baby)
b)      The man makes ____________ holes. (five/ two)
c)      But both cats can’t go through the _____________ hole. (big/small)

II] Read the passage given below and answers the following questions.
Once upon a time there lived a business man in a city, by the name Shyamakant.He was owner of a bigbusiness. The city in which he lived was situated near a river.Once,due to heavy rains the river was flooded. The whole city got submerged in the neck deep water. The crop, houses and factories in the cities where damaged and hundreds of people and cattle perished in the flood.
Q1)Now answer the questions in very short:-
 a) Where did the businessman live?
 b) What was the name of the businessman?
 c) Where was the city situated?
 d) What was he doing in the city?
Q2) Write the past tense for
a)      Flood         _________
b)      Damage ___________

III]Once, four young men lived in a temple. One day, one of them said,” We talk too much. We should learn to be quiet.” So, they said to one another,” We shall not speak for seven days.”
            On the first day, no one spoke. No one said a word. But then night came. And the lamps had to be lit. So, one young man said to the servant,” Light the lamps.”
            A second young man was surprised. He said,” We said we shall not say a word. And now you have spoken!”
            “You two are stupid. Why did you talk?” asked the third.
            “I’m the only one who has not talked,” said the fourth young man.
Q1) How many people lived in the temple?
Q2) What did one of the men say?
Q3) What did they say other?
Q4) Who said to whom.
a)      Light the lamps.
b)      You two are stupid.
Q5) Choose the correct word and fill up.
a)      The four men thought that they _______________ too much. (worked/talked)
b)      They said they would not __________ for seven days. (eat/ speak)
c)      The ___________ young man spoke to the servant. (first/second)

IV]A cat went down to the sea to fish. He wanted to catch the biggest fish in the sea. Did he catch a big, big fish? No.
He caught a big, big piece of wood. Did he throw the wood back into the sea? No. The cat did not.
He took out his knife and he cut the wood. He cut it here, and he cut it there. Now, why did the cat do that?
He did it to make a nice little boat. So, look out all you fish! Here comes the cat.
Q1) Who went down to the sea?
Q2) What did he want to do?
Q3) Did he catch a big fish?
Q4) What did he catch?
Q5) Did he throw the wood back into the sea?
Q6) What did the cat do with the piece of wood?
Q7) Pick out and write past tense
a) catch_______                     b) take___________   c) want___________  d) cut_____
Q8) Find out the opposite
a) Small X ______                   b) go X ___________
Q9) Complete the following sentences
a)      The cat wanted to catch a _______ [rat, fish]
b)      He caught a price of ____________ [wood, bone]
Q10) Give a title for the story

V]Dev
:
These trees will become big one day and I’ll climb on them and sit on their branches.
Veena
:
And I’ll sit in their shade and read a book.
Dev
:
And then they will give us fruits.
Father
:
Also, they will make the place green and beautiful. You know, we get wood from them.
Veena
:
And we make bats, pencils, tables, chairs etc., out of wood.
Dev
:
Our teacher told that the paper of a book was once a tree. They also cause rainfall and make the place cool.
Father
:
They take in carbon-di-oxide and give out oxygen which is important for us.
Dev
:
We get rubber too from them.
Father
:
So, you understand that they are very useful to us.

1.         What are Dev, Veena and their father talking about ?
2.         What had Dev’s teacher told about trees ?
3.         Pick out the plural form of the word from the passage :
1]    table           -
2]    branch        -
3]    tyre             -
4.         What did you understand from this passage ?
5.         Pick out two words from the passage which have double letters in their spelling.
6.         Fill in the blanks with words from the passage :
1]         Trees cause  _________________ and make the place ________________
2]         Trees give us  _________________  to rest on a sunny day.
7.         Pick out the opposites from the passage :
1]         ugly  ×  _________________                      
2]         warm ×  _________________

                                    WRITING

Q] Answer the following questions.
a)      Where do the trains run?
b)     What are the precious loads that the train carry?
c)      Where did Sonu first see the butterfly?
d)     Where does the balloon man stand?
e)      Why did Sonu let the butterfly go?
f)       What happens to the balloons when there is wind?
g)     How many fish are there in the sea?
h)     Why was the little fish unhappy?
i)       Why was the fish thankful to be  a little fish?
j)        Where did the child find the seashell?
k)     What did the child hear?
l)       What did the old man plant?
m)   Why was it difficult for the old man to pull up the turnip?
n)     Name the tree that the acorn grows into?
o)     What things does a seed need to grow?
p)     Why was Nina worried?
q)     What did Nina find when she came back from the wedding?
r)       What do birds think of people?
s)      Name the two birds in the poem – Birdtalk.
t)       Name five flowers.
u)     Why did the birds love the children?
v)     Why is the child in the poem happy?
w)   To whom does the child say Good morning?






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GRAMMAR
I]Fill in the blanks with the double letters :

1.         s p a  __  __  o w s
2.         b e g i  __  __  i n g
3.         c h  __  __  k s
4.         t h r i  __  __  e d
5.         r a  __  __  i t

II]        Fill in suitable describing words in the blanks :
beautiful,    black,    red,    happy,    tall,    fat

  A ................... woman     A ................... rose        A ................... boy
   A ................... peacock        A ................... board            A ................... man

III].     Add  -ly to make new words and use them to fill in the blanks :
quiet  ____________ careful  ____________              slow  ____________
quick  ____________            neat  ____________
1.         We should sit  __________________ in the class.
2.         We should cross the road  __________________
3.         Anurag has arranged his books  __________________  in the rack.
4.         Neha was walking  __________________  in the garden.
5.         Kapil can solve all Maths questions  __________________

IV.       Match the words with their meaning :
1.         slowly                                          slender
2.         drank slowly                               little by little
3.         delicate                                        huge
4.         mighty                                         sipped
5.         over a huge area                         appeared
6.         came out                                      far and wide

V.        Write the plurals of the following :
1.         potato          _____________                         6. Child     ___________
2.         pea               _____________                         7. Eye        ___________
3.         turnip          _____________                         8. Book      ___________
4.         cabbage       _____________                         9.knife       ___________
5.         chilly           ______________                       10. Flower  ___________

VI.       Let us find the hidden words       
            in  enormous :









VII.     Look at the picture and fill in the blanks :                                                                                                                    
1.         A dog is sitting  ____________  the basket.
2.         A dog is sitting  ____________  the basket.
3.         A dog is sitting  ____________  the basket.
4.         A dog is sitting  ____________  the basket.
5.         A dog is sitting  ____________  the basket.
6.         A dog is sitting  ____________  the basket.
VIII.    Match the animals with their homes :
                                                                                                                                     
Animals                                                         Homes
1.horse                                                           1.den
2.bee                                                               2.hole
3.dog                                                              3.stable
4.lion                                                              4.hive
            5.spider                                                          5.kennel
6.cow                                                              6.shed
7.snake                                                           7.web

IX.       Write the opposites :
1.         slow             ……………………                   9. Happy        ………………
2.         close            ……………………                   10. Laugh       ………………
3.         up                ……………………                   11. Hot           ……………….
4.         lost               ……………………                   12. Easy          ……………..
5.         sad               ……………………                   13. Give          …………….
6.         tight             ……………………                   14. Far ……………..
7.         poor             ……………………                   15. Night        ……………...
8.         loved           ……………………

X.Punctuate the following sentences using capital letters and full stops.
1.         ramu went to Chennai yesterday
2.         muslims celebrate Ramzan
3.         when are we going to the museum
4.         when is your birthday
5.         i love ice cream
XI.       Underline the describing words in the following sentences :
1.         Copper is a useful metal.  
2.         Gold is costlier than silver.
3.         Varun is a healthy boy.
4.         Kolkata is a big city.
5.         Arun is the best player of our team.
XII.     Underline the correct word from those given bracket to make the sentence meaningful.                                            
1.         The cat jumped [in,  over,  at]  the wall and ran away.
2.         The bus stopped  [under,  over,  in front of]  us.
3.         Little Rupa is hiding  [behind,  by,  in front of]  her mother.
4.         Wait  [in,  on,  at]  the gate of the school till I come.
5.         Nina is so small. She can crawl  [under,  in,  over]  my chair.
6.         School closes  [in,  at,  on]  Saturday.
XIII.    Use can or cannot to make the sentence meaningful :
1.         I  _______________  hear the sound of the train.
2.         I  _______________  see the air but I can feel it.
3.         Can you touch the sky ?I  _______________ 
4.         _______________  you climb the tree ? I  _______________ 
5.         I  _______________  smell the flower but I cannot see the smell.
6.         I  _______________  hear the dogs barking but I  _______________  see the
            dogs nearby.
XIV.    Write  rhyming words
1.         Jay2.             Link     3. Grow  4. Sunny  5. Fan    6. Hug     7.  Dad      8. Mat 
XV.     Write the past tense :
1.         bring      -     _________________                    7.      feed          -     _________________ 
2.         swim     -     _________________                    8.      grow         -     _________________
3.         hold       -     _________________                    9.      catch         -     _________________
4.         dance     -     _________________                    10.    believe     -     _________________
5.         say         -     _________________                    11.    fly             -     _________________
6.         pull        -     _________________                    12.    eat             -     _________________
13.       fly -     _________________                 14.    sail      -           _________________             
15.       climb  -           _________________                  16.    jump      -      _________________             
17.       catch  -           _________________                  18. Pick      -          _________________
19.marry  -     ________________                 20.decide      -           _____________         

XVI.    Write the opposites :
1.         pull        x    _________________                    7.      happy       x    _________________
2.         huge      x    _________________                    8.      mighty     x    _________________
3.         tall         x    _________________                    9.      new           x    _________________
4.         curly      x    _________________                    10.    true           x    _________________
5.         hot         x    _________________                    11.    found       x    _________________
6.         hard       x    _________________                    12.    inside       x    _________________

XVII] Write the words with the ending [suffix] – ful :
[an example is given]
joyful

1.    ___________________________
2.    ___________________________
3.    ___________________________
4.    ___________________________
5.    ___________________________
6.    ___________________________
7.    ___________________________
8.    ___________________________
9.    ___________________________
10.  ___________________________


XVIII]Join  -ly  and write the words :
A.     ___________________________
B.      ___________________________
C.    ___________________________
D.     ___________________________
E.    ___________________________
F.    ___________________________
G.     ___________________________
H.     ___________________________
I.       ___________________________
J.       ___________________________

XIX.    Arrange the following words from your text in alphabetical order :
[Your dictionary may help you]
celebration,  cradle,  ceremony,  courtyard,  cruel, 
confident,  chocolate,  centre,  colourful,  camel
1.         __________________________        6.         __________________________
2.         __________________________        7.         __________________________
3.         __________________________        8.         __________________________
4.         __________________________        9.         __________________________
5.         __________________________        10.       __________________________

XX.      Circle the silent letters in the following words :
1.         plumber  2.psychology.   3.   wrong  4.  knee        5.       knight

XXI.    Write name of flowers. The first and last letter has been given as a hint :
1.         p  ___   ___   ___   ___   ___   s
2.         s  ___   ___   ___   ___   ___   ___   ___   r
3.         m  ___   ___   ___   ___   ___   ___   d
4.         r  ___   ___   e
5.         l  ___   ___   ___   s

XXII.   Give three names of the following you see in / near a garden :
1.         birds            -        ……………….. ,      ……………….. ,      ………………..
2.         insects         -        ……………….. ,      ……………….. ,      ………………..
3.         flowers        -        ……………….. ,      ……………….. ,      ………………..
4.         fruits            -        ……………….. ,      ……………….. ,      ………………..
5.         trees             -        ……………….. ,      ……………….. ,      ………………..

XXIII. Name any six things that we get from trees :
1.         _____________________________
2.         _____________________________
3.         _____________________________
4.         _____________________________
5.         _____________________________
6.         _____________________________
XXIV. Pick out the meanings of the words from the box given :
slender,    little by little,    huge,    sipped,    appeared,    far and wide
1.      slowly                         ________________________________________________________
2.      drink slowly                        ___________________________________________________
3.      delicate                         _______________________________________________________
4.      mighty                        ________________________________________________________
5.      spread over a large area                        _________________________________________
6.      came out                         ______________________________________________________
XXV.   Write out three words which rhyme with the following words :
1.         cold
………………….. ,
………………….. ,
…………………….
2.         sound
………………….. ,
………………….. ,
…………………….
3.         hand
………………….. ,
………………….. ,
…………………….
4.         shook
………………….. ,
………………….. ,
…………………….
5.         harm
………………….. ,
………………….. ,
…………………….
XI.       Pick out the suitable words denoting groups from the help box :
gang,    swarm,    chain,    group,    army,    pair,    bundle
1.         a  …………………………………  of mountains.
2.         a  …………………………………  of bees.
3.         a  …………………………………  of robbers.
4.         a  …………………………………  of sticks.
5.         a  …………………………………  of islands.
6.         an  …………………………………  of soldiers.
7.         a  …………………………………  of shoes.

CREATIVE WRITING
Describe the picture using the clues :  [write five sentences] :
platform,    porter,    luggage,    coach,    people,   
families,    ticket,    checker,    loud speaker









I.          Look at the picture and write five sentences on ‘My School Bus’. Use the
            given words.










II.        Observe the picture and write five sentences :






SPELLING
Q1)Make words from the jumbled one.
Igcma, denrga, itypr, llaboons, cunlh, ploeep, crat, niptru, llhes, urlyc, eldh, estrof, corna, arrspw, apphy

Q2) Spellings
Mountain,passenger, precious, dusk, dawn,escape,peach, hungry, twist, butterfly, float, bunch, square, million, contented, haul, emptied, wriggled, floundering, splashing,curly, surprised, enormous, turnip, hidden, mighty, slender, market, wedding, plump, lovely, beetles, funny, gardener, golden, sunshine, creeping, awake.
Q3] Make two words from the given words.
         Butterfly, sunlight, everywhere, pineapple, rainbow, inside, football, breakfast



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