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CLASS - 5
Time : 3 hrs. Class V M.M. : 100
Date – 01.03.2014
Name of the student _________________________________________________ Section ______
Roll No. __________ Invigilator’s Signature ________________
Section – A (Reading – 10 marks)
A.1 Read the following passage and answer the questions given below. 
When Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was studying in high
school, Mr Giles, a school inspector, visited the school.
During the inspection Mohandas’s class was given a spelling
test. Mr Giles asked the pupils to write five words. One of
the words was ‘kettle’. Mohandas did not spell it correctly.
The teacher noticed the mistake and wanted to help him. He
showed Mohandas the correct spelling of the word with the point of his boot.
Mohandas did not correct the word. The teacher then signalled to him to copy
the word from his classmate’s slate. But Mohandas did not copy. He was the
only boy who did not spell all the words correctly. He felt that it was bad to
i) What was Mr Giles’s job? (2)
ii) What was the test given to Mohandas’s class? (2)
iii) What mistake did Mohandas make? (2)
v) Tick the correct answer. (1)
This incident shows that Mohandas
i) did not care for his teacher. ( )
ii) was afraid of copying. ( )
iii) was an honest boy. ( )
iv) was a foolish boy. ( )
Section – B (Writing – 20 marks)
B.1 Write an essay on any one of the following. 
The Painting Which Won Me the First Prize
Diwali Mela at our school
4. B.2 Write a letter on any one of the following.
Letter to your father thanking for the birthday gift.
Letter to your brother wishing him good luck for his examination.
B.3 Write a paragraph on what would have happened if Mother Teresa had
remained a school teacher. You can begin like this :
If Mother Teresa had not listened to God’s voice in Darjeeling, she would have
continued to _______________________________________________________
5. Section – C (Grammar – 30 marks)
C.1 A) Fill in the blanks with the correct word. (1)
i) Our team ________ (is/are) ready for the match.
ii) Geeta and her mother regularly ________ (go/goes) to a gym.
i) The glasses are on the table.
ii) You are nice children.
C.2 A) Fill in the blanks with the simple present tense of the verbs given in
i) ________ all these children in your class? (be)
ii) Alok never ________ with his friends. (quarrel)
B) Fill in the blanks with the present continuous tense of the verbs given
i) Sapna and Anu ____________________ near the window. (sit)
ii) Today he ____________________ the car very fast. (drive)
C) Rewrite these sentences using the present perfec t tenseof the verbs given
i) Our parrot (adjusted) in our house quite well.
6. ii) It (make) friends with our pet dog.
D) Change these sentences from the simple present t o the simple past. (1)
i) Anshu wears a new frock every day.
ii) Dry leaves fall off.
E) Fill in the blanks with the past continuous tens e of the verbs given in
i) I __________________ (sleep) when the telephone bell rang.
ii) The naughty boys __________________ stones at a small puppy
when I saw them. (throw)
F) Complete these sentences using the simple future tense.
i) If you walk in the rain, __________________________________
ii) If you tease the dog, ____________________________________
G) Fill in the blanks with is/am/are + going to –
i) Look at those dark clouds. It ______________________ rain.
ii) We have set up a new factory. We ______________________
start production very soon.
H) Fill in the blanks with the future continuous te nse of the verbs in the
i) We _________________ to Shimla in our Wagon R. (go)
ii) I am sure she _________________ for me. (wait)
C.3 Make these sentences interrogative . (1)
i) This story teaches us a moral.
ii) He will soon be a rich man.
C.4 Make these sentences negative. (1)
i) Sonia is a careless girl.
ii) Jyoti shares her toys with her friends.
C.5 Fill in the blanks with a suitable adverb . (1)
i) I went ___________________________ to meet the guests.
ii) The beggar ate the food ___________________________.
7. C.6 a) Fill in the blanks with a suitable prepositio n. (1)
i) Someone has pasted a notice ____________________ the wall.
ii) The old man sat leaning ____________________ the wall.
b) Encircle the correct preposition. (1)
i) It is 4.30 (in / by) my watch.
ii) Open your book (at / on) page twelve.
C.7 Match the following. (2)
i) Mahima was sure but careless.
ii) I was taking bath that she could be cured by yoga.
iii) You may wait here when the telephone bell rang.
iv) Anil is intelligent until the Principal is back.
C.8 Punctuate the following using capital letters wh erever necessary. (1)
delhi is one of the most polluted cities isnt it
C.9 Add appropriate question tags to these statements. (2)
i) You can lend me fifty rupees, ____________________
ii) Shikha has not complained, ____________________
iii) These children are rather careless, ____________________
iv) All these children will do well, ____________________
C.10 Do as directed. 
a) Use the clues and make sentences using ‘had’.
Did you enjoy the party?
____________________________________________ (yes…. great fun)
b) Correct the sentence.
He has been batting for all day.
c) Frame question for the given statement with whose / which / what
It is my umbrella, thank you.
d) Fill in the blanks with ‘for’ or ‘since’. (1)
i) I’ve been rising early ________________ Tuesday.
ii) She has been practising the song ________________ hours.
8. g) Choose the correct options from the ones given i n brackets. (1)
i) He went out in that ____________ heat and fell ill.
(terrible / terrific)
ii) The view of the mountains was ____________. (terrible / terrific)
h) Fill in the blanks. (1)
i) A ____________ is a store that sells food and medicine.
ii) A ____________ is a place where rubbish is taken and left.
i) Form 2 compound words with : (1)
broad minded narrow -
i) Recitation. (5)
ii) Copy Maintenance. (5)
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