Provincial North Western Province Second Term Test 2019


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PROVINCIAL DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - NORTH WESTERN PROVINCE
SECOND TERM TEST 2019

Grade 09

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Two Hours

Name / Index No. :

Answer all questions on this paper itself.

Test 01- Complete the following dialogue between Hashini and Rashini. Use the words given in

the box. The first one is done for you.

(10 marks)

dancing / discuss / present / quickly / concert / who

Hashini : I have a good news that will make you happy.

Rashini : Agood news! Tell me (1) ..........q..u..i.c..k..l.y.................

Hashini : There's going to be a (2) ..................................... to mark the children's day.

Rashini : Wow! (3) ..................................... told you ?

Hashini : Our (4) ..................................... teacher told me.

Rashini : Let's (5) ..................................... something for the concert.

Hashini : That would be great !

Rashini : Let's go to the classroom and (6) ..................................... with other.

Test 02-

Select a synonym for each underlined word from the box and write on the lines

provided. . The first one is done for you.

(10 marks)

funny

risky

intelligent rest

ill

impolite

slender

exit

infant

feeble generous

(1) My mother is a kind woman.

- ...........g..e.n..e..r.o..u..s.....................

(2) She is a clever girl.

- ............................................

(3) We looked at the baby through the window. - ............................................

(4) I want to relax on the weekend.

- ............................................

(5) Use the back door to leave .

- ............................................

(6) I felt sick yesterday.

- ............................................

(7) It was a dangerous situation

- ............................................

(8) My sister is a slim girl.

- ............................................

(9) Why are you so rude to your mother ?

- ............................................

(10) My grandmother is weak she can't walk

- ............................................

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Test 03- Study the picture. Fill in the blanks with the words given in the box.

(10 marks)

This is picture of a city. There are some

(1) ................................ on the side of the road.

Some (2) ..................................... can be seen on

the road. There is a bicycle (3) .............................

are car. Some people are (4) ................................

at the pedestrian crossing to (5) ...........................

the road. An (6) ........................................ is

flying (7) ........................................... the

buildings while a (8) ...................................... is

over between parents

children cross aeroplane

train vehicles

buildings waiting

running behind the buildings. The (9) ........................... are going to school with their (10) .......................

Test 04- Fill in the blanks with the most suitable adverb. loudly / slowly / quickly / carelessly / well

(10 marks)

(1) Come here ..................................... . You have to see this ! (2) He ..................................... kept the vase on the table. It fell on the floor. (3) Let's walk ..................................... . I don't want to be the first one at the meeting. (4) He always talks so ................................ We can hear him in the next room ! (5) Although she studied .............................. , she didn't pass the exam.

Test 05-

Write the letter of each instruction in the correct column. The first one is done for you.

Instructions

a. Cross the road only at the pedestrian crossing. b. Wear slippers when handling electric items. c. Don't put boiling water into plastic bottles.

Safety at home Safety on road a

d. Keep all medicines out of reach of children.

e. Walk on right side of the road.

f. Always wear a helmet when riding a bike.

g. Never answer the phone when it is connected to a

charger.

h. Don't touch switches with wet hands.

i. Never put hands or heads outside the vehicle.

j. Never leave children alone or unattended near water or fire.

k. Don't use mobile phones when walking on the road or driving.

(10 marks)

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Test 06-

Imagine you are the secretary of the Young Inventors Club of your school. Write a notice to the members of the club, asking them to be present for a meeting to discuss about the year-end exhibition you are planning to organize. (Use about 40-50 words.)
(10 marks) Include :- date / time / venue / reason / compulsory to attend

............................................................................................................................................... ............................................................................................................................................... ............................................................................................................................................... ............................................................................................................................................... ...............................................................................................................................................

Test 07-

Read the following passage and fill the information grid below.

(10 marks)

Rubindranath Tagore, one of the greatest sons of India, was born in Calcutta in 1861. As a boy

Tagore disliked school and loved hills and rivers. He was educated privately at home and he

spent his boyhood reading books and wandering among trees. He started writing when he was

very young. His poems were very beautiful. Geethanjali is one of his famous writings. People

know Tagore mainly as a poet, but his literary works include essays, short stories,

travelogues, dramas and thousands of songs. In 1931, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature.

1. Name

:-

2. Country

:-

3. Place of birth :-

4. Year of birth :-

5. Disliked

:-

6. Places he loved :-

7. Hobbies

:-

8. Literary works :-

9. Famous writings :-

10. Award he won :-

................................................................................................ ................................................................................................ ................................................................................................ ................................................................................................ ................................................................................................ ................................................................................................ ................................................................................................ (i) ........................................ (ii) ........................................... ................................................................................................ ................................................................................................

Test 08- Write the following sentences in passive form.

(10 marks)

(1) A thief stole Gayani's wallet. ..................................................................................................................................
(2) They will organize the party. ..................................................................................................................................
(3) He completed the assignment. ..................................................................................................................................
(4) The school will not postpone the monthly test. ..................................................................................................................................
(5) The secretary wrote the notice.

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Test 09- Read the poem and answer the questions.

(1) Where do the birds fly ?

Autumn is the Time of Year
Autumn is the time of year When changes start to happen here. The days grow short. It's cold outside. The birds fly south. The squirrels hide. The leaves fall off of all the trees. The garden pond begins to freeze. Another summer's left behind. It's winter soon, but I don't mind. For autumn is the time when I begin to dream of pumpkin pie
Kenn Nesbitt

......................................................................................................................

(2) What happens to the garden pond ?

......................................................................................................................

(3) Which season comes before autumn ?

......................................................................................................................

(4) What does the author dream about in autumn ?

......................................................................................................................

(5) Find rhyming words.

(a) trees - ..................

(b) here - ................

(10 marks)

Test 10-

Write one of the following. Use about 125 words.

(10 marks)

1. Write an essay on "The Value of Reading." Include the following,

s Variety of reading materials : books, magazines, newspapers, etc.

s Provide information / improves knowledge.

s interesting hobby.

2. Write an article on "Let's Protect the Environment for the Future Generation". Include

the following,

s What is environment ?

s How can we protect it ?

s Why should we protect it ?

3. You visited the Zoo recently.Write a dialogue between you and your friend Dilan about

your experience.

You may include:

i. What you saw

ii. What you feel about the caged animals

iii. Things that should be improved in the zoo

iv. Actions you are going to take (Write an article to a newspaper, join Young

Zoologist’s association etc.)

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Grade 09

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

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PROVINCIAL DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION NORTH WESTERN PROVINCE

Grade 09

ANSWER PAPER

Second Term Test - 2019 English Language

Test 1 (1) (6)
Test 2 (1) (6) (11)
Test 3 (1) (6)
Test 4 (1)
Test 5

quickly (2) discuss

generous (2)

ill

(7)

funny

buildings (2) aero plane (7)

quickly (2)
Safety at home b c d g h j

concert (3) who (4)

intelligent (3) infant

risky

(8) slender

vehicles over

(3) in front of (8)train (9)

carelessly (3) slowly

Safety on the road a e f i k

(10 marks)

dancing (5)
(4) rest (9) impolite
(4) waiting children (10) (4) loudly

present (10 marks)
(5) exit (10) feeble
(10 marks)
(5) cross parents (10 marks)
(5) well (10 marks)

Test 6

Content -4 Language -4

Organization 2

Test 7

(1) Rubindranath Tagore (2) India

(3) Calauta (4) 1861

(5) School

(6) hills and rivers

(7) Reading books and wandering among trees

(8) essays/poems/dramas/songs/short stories/travelogues

(9) Geethanjali

(10) Nobel prize

Test 8

1. Gayani’s wallet was stolen by a thief.

2. The party will be organized by them.

3. The assignment was completed by him

4. The monthly test will not be postponed by the school

5. The notice was written by the secretary.

Test 9

(1) i. ''Autumn is the Time of the Year”

ii. Kenn Nesbitt.

(2) begin to freeze

(3) pumpkin pie

(4) i. freeze

ii. year (10marks)

Test 10

Content -3 Language -3 Organization 2

Mechanics of writing-2

(10 marks) (10 marks) (10 marks)
(10 marks)

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