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6th Class English Sample Paper

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  • question_answer1)

    Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow:             
    Since its formation over 4.5 billion years ago, the Earth has been hit many times by asteroids and comets whose orbits bring them into the inner solar system. These objects, collectively known as 'Near Earth Objects' or NEOs, still pose a danger to the Earth today. Depending on the size of the impacting object, such a collision can cause massive damage on local to global scales.
    The earth is occasionally hit by craggy remnants of creation known to cross the Earth's path.
    These lie in a loose belt between Mars and Jupiter like so much rubble left over from creation.
    The first asteroid was too faint to be seen by the naked eye. It was discovered by an Italian monk named Giuseppe Piazzi in Palermo, Sicily. The largest found is about 8 km wide.
    Slamming into the Earth at roughly 26 km a second, a large asteroid could explode with the force of a million hydrogen bombs, lifting enough rock and dust to block most sunlight. Cold and darkness could last for months, destroying agriculture, leading to the death of billion or more people from starvation. The dangers posed by these intruders in the inner solar system are not the subject of serious scientific investigation. "The risk is real" said Dr. David Morrison, Chairman of the study undertaken by nearly 100 scientists, of NASA, Dr. Morrison further says that the asteroid threat has dawned on scientists only slowly as it is hard for the layman to comprehend. But the fact, he said, is that mankind lives in a kind of cosmic shooting gallery.
    What can be done if one of these surveys finds as asteroid on a collision course with the Earth? Scientists and engineers are looking at ways of using a spacecraft to gently change the orbit of an asteroid.
    (i)         Why NEOs are considered a threat?
    (ii)        What impact would the explosion of an asteroid have on Earth?
    (iii)       Find the synonyms for:
    (a) Coarse features         
    (b) Small remaining portion
    (iv)       Why are the dangers posed by asteroids a serious scientific investigation?
    (v)        What is meant by 'craggy'? (Para 2)
    (vi)       What is meant by 'remnants' (Para 3)
    (vii)      Find the word opposite to 'frequently'. (Para.2)
    (viii)     Find the word opposite to 'harshly'. (Para 3)
     

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    Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follows:                          
    It was Betty's birthday. She was six, so there was to be a doll's tea-party and a cake with six candles. And that was why Billykin was wearing a big blue bow.
    He was a little/ fat, roly-poly kitten, and though he was proud of his bow, he found it rather a nuisance.
    For it dipped in his milk, when he tried to wash his face, it got in his mouth, and he did not like the taste of it.
    Then he went out in the garden, but there was a strong wind, and it caught the bow, which stuck out on each side of Billykin's head like two blue wings. He tried to climb a tree, but the bow caught in a twig, and he could not get loose, though he struggled hard/So he mewed and mewed until Betty heard him.
    'Oh! Billykin", she said, "how you have messed your beautiful blue bow."
    (i) What was there in the party?
    (ii) What was Billykin wearing?
    (iii) What happened when he went out in the garden?
    (iv) What happened when he tried to climb a tree?
     

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  • question_answer3) Congratulate your cousin by e-mail as he has won the first prize in an inter-school essay writing competition.

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  • question_answer4)

    Write a letter to the Editor of 'National Herlad', New Delhi, about the scarcity of water in your locality suggesting ways to improve the condition of water supply. You are Kunal/Karuna of Ghaziabad.
    OR
    Write a letter to your father requesting him to buy you a cycle.

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    Write a short paragraph on any one of the following:
    (i) My Favourite Animal
    (ii) A Morning walk
    (iii) My Birthday Celebration

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  • question_answer6)

    Say whether the Nouns mentioned below are proper, common, collective or abstract:
    (i) Jury
    (ii) Obedience
    (iii) Delhi
    (iv) Honesty

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    Choose the most appropriate option to fill in the blanks:
    (i) Would you prefer ...................... unpaid job, or one with ...................... wage.
    (ii) He made ...................... offensive remark.

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  • question_answer8)

    Correct the following sentences:
    (i) Ganga is a holy river for Hindus.
    (ii) Shubtra is a honest doctor.

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  • question_answer9)

    Fill in the blank spaces with adverbs and say what kind each one is:
    (i) The old woman walked......................
    (ii) The sky is......................
    (iii) I shall visit him......................
    (iv) The children clapped......................

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  • question_answer10)

    Fill in the correct degree of adjectives:
    (i) You have seen ............... days. (good)
    (ii) Mount Everest is the ............... peak in the world. (high)

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    Change the following sentences from Direct speech to Indirect speech.
    (i) She said, "I am a top-class singer."
    (ii) You said, "He is a very good athelete".

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    Read the extract and answer the questions given below :
    After a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering, against great opposition from her father/ she went for a master's degree in the United States of America. She later earned her Ph.D. in aerospace engineering. Kalpana Chawla was the first Indian-American woman astronaut to blast off from the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida, and participate in a successful mission in space. Her family from India cheered along with staff at the Kennedy Space Centre as they watched the Columbia liftoff.
    (i) What obstacle did Kalpana face in obtaining her master's degree?
    (ii) In which stream did Kalpana earn her Ph.D.?
    (iii) Name the launch pad where Kalpana first blast off from.
    (iv) With whom did her family cheer along at the successful mission?

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  • question_answer13) Read the following lines from the poem and answer the questions given below:

    Beauty is in yourself In your dreams,
    Good deeds, happy thoughts In your work,
    That repeat themselves And even in your rest.
    (i) Beauty is in yourself/ Explain.
    (ii) Where does the beauty lie hidden?
    (iii) How does beauty repeat itself in good deeds and happy thoughts?
    (iv) Give the name of the poem and the poet.

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  • question_answer14)

    Answer any four of the following questions:
    (i) Who do you think did Patrick's homework-the little man, or Patrick himself? Give reasons for your answer.
    (ii) Why did the Emperor reward Taro?
    (iii) What was the purpose of these special days?
    (iv) What was Algu's verdit as head 'Panch'? How did Jumman take it?
    (v) Why do you think Rasheed's uncle asked him not to buy anything in his absence?
    (vi) Patrick helped the little man in doing his homework How?

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    Answer any four of the following questions:
    (i) "One is known by the company one keeps". Do you agree? Give reasons.
    (ii) Why was everyone delighted to see the iron chest on the camel's back?
    (iii) Why did Akbar ask Tansen to join him court?
    (iv) What is the most obvious advantage of sleep?
    (v) What went wrong when the tortoises, snakes and lizards left the forest?

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  • question_answer16)

    What trick did the shopkeeper do to tempt people to play the Game of Luck?
    OR
    Vijay Singh learnt a lot from the incident of meeting a ghost. How?

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