6th Class English Sample Paper

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  • question_answer1)

    Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow:
    Power of the Press
    The newspaper is one of the significant signs of modern civilization. It is the most popular form of reading in the present time because it interests all sorts of people. It is full of political news, sports and commercial news, as well as articles by well-known writers. A newspaper keeps us both entertained and informed.
    In these days of democracy, public opinion rules everywhere. No government can long withstand the pressure of a strong public opinion. It is, therefore, quite clear that if the press controls public opinion and public opinion in turn controls the government, ultimately the press controls the government. It acts as an interpreter between the government and the people and bring the rulers and the ruled together.
    The Press also acts as a public court. All evils, corruptions, vices, scandals etc., are given publicity and brought forth to the public through the medium of newspapers. The pressure of public opinion can be brought to bear upon the forth to the public through the medium of newspapers. The pressure of public opinion can be brought to bear upon the doers of evil and injustice. The oppressed and the downtrodden may easily demand justice at the bar of public opinion.
    Again, to build a nation, it becomes necessary to spread the ideas of liberty and independence among the masses. The real freedom of a country is never possible without the upliftment of the common people. Politicians as well as economics can circulate their ideas easily through newspapers as they reach the most distant corners in the shortest possible time.
    Newspapers also tell people what their rights are and teach them how they can protect and exercise these rights. By placing before the readers new view-points every day, they stimulate thought and increase the power of independent thinking. Thus, newspapers contribute to the development of knowledge and their educative influence is indeed immense.
    The advantages of having a strong, independent and honest press far outweigh the evils practised by a few cheap, irresponsible newspapers. The newspaper is one of the greatest blessings of civilization and journalism/ and therefore/ it should be allowed to have the maximum amount of freedom possible.
    Restrictions on newspapers should be as few as possible in order to ensure the healthy growth of a nation. In the present stage of developing civilization, newspapers are an absolute necessity, and given freedom of expression, they are capable of doing immense good to the society/ country and world.
    Thus, the freedom of Press is the first requisite for freedom of the people.
    (i) Give three reasons to show the importance of the newspapers.
    (ii) How does public opinion rule everywhere in case of democracy?
    (iii) Why is the freedom of the press essential?
    (iv) When can real freedom come to existence?
    (v) Which word in the passage means 'crushed'. (Para 3)
    (vi) Find out the antonym of discourage. (Para 5)
    (vii) Find the synonym of enormous. (Para 5)
    (viii) Find the antonym of restriction. (Para 7)

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    Read the given poem carefully and answer the questions that follow:
    SPRING
    Spring, the sweet Spring, is the year's pleasant king;
    Then blooms each thing, then maids dance in a ring;
    Cold doth not sting, the pretty birds do sing,
    Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo.
    The palm and may make country houses gay.
    Lambs frisk and play, the shepherds, pipe all day,
    And we hear ay birds tune this merry lay,
    Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo.
    The fields breathe sweet, the daisies kiss our feet,
    Young lovers meet, old wives a?sunning sit,
    In every street these tunes our ears do greet,
    Cuckoo, jug-jug-, pu-we, to witta woo!
    Spring! the sweet Spring! -Thomas Nash
    (i) 'Spring is the year's pleasant king'. What does this mean?
    (ii) What do the maids and pretty birds do when flowers bloom?
    (iii) Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to witta-woo. What are these words meant to represent?
    (iv) A Shepherds pipe all day. Does this mean that:
    (a) they spend the time smoking.
    (b) they fill water with a water pipe.
    (c) they play sweet music upon the pipes.

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  • question_answer3) You are Ankit, the sports captain of Tagore Public School. Very soon you are going to celebrate the Sports Day in the school premises. Write a notice to invite interested students for various games. Mention dates of selection of students.

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    Write a letter to the Chief Minister of your state informing him of the immediate requirement of a Government Hospital in your district for the treatment of the poor patients.
    OR
    Write a letter to your father seeking permission to go on an excursion trip along with your class and also to send you Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred) for the trip.

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  • question_answer5)

    Write a short paragraph on any one of the following:
    (i) My Favourite Place
    (ii) Value of Games
    (iii) Modern Gadgets a Boon

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  • question_answer6)

    Change the following sentences from the singular into the plural:
    (i) A mother loves her child.
    (ii) I saw a beautiful girl in the park.

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    Fill in the blanks with the correct determiners option.
    (i) ............. man over there will tell you the road to Mussorie.
    (ii) ................ is the hotel where we stayed.
    (iii) ................ were the boys who informed the police about the accident.
    (iv) ................ slippers are very comfortable.

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  • question_answer8)

    Correct the following sentences:
    (i) The sceneries of Kashmir are charming.
    (ii) Sheeps are grazing in the field.

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    Fill in the blanks choosing the correct preposition from the brackets.
    (i) He will come............. Monday, (in/on)
    (ii) The students are sitting ............. the classroom, (at/in)
    (iii) The Principal arrived ............. 9 o'clock, (at/to)
    (iv) The man fell............. the horse, (off/from)

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    Use 'shall' or 'will' in the following blanks:
    (i) She ................ be here for lectures.
    (ii) Shyam ................ not come tomorrow.
    (iii) You ................ be fined for over speeding.
    (iv) Hari................ start the journey tonight.

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  • question_answer11)

    Change the following sentences from Indirect Speech to Direct Speech:
    (i) He said that sunrises in the east.
    (ii) He said that honesty is the best policy.

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  • question_answer12)

    Read the extract and answer the questions given below:
    "Oh, yes", she said. "Let?s go for a little walk. Only you must tell me about things. I shall be so glad when today is over. The other bad days can't be half as bad as this. Having a leg tied up and hopping about on a crutch is almost fun, I guess. Having an armed tied up is a bit more troublesome, because you can't eat without help and things like that. I don't think I'll mind being deaf for a day-at least not much. But being blind is so frightening. My head aches all the time just from worrying that I'll get hurt. Where are we now?"
    (i) The girl used to have fun. When?
    (ii) The girl was frightened to be blind for a day. Why?
    (iii) What was troublesome for her?
    (iv) Who is the speaker of these lines?

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    Read the following lines from the poem and answer the questions given below:
    Do they live with other people
    Have they mums and dads?
    And were they ever children
    And were they ever bad?
    Did they ever, never spell right
    Did they ever make mistakes?
    Were they punished in the corner
    If they pinched the chocolate flakes.?
    (i) Who are 'they' here?
    (ii) What is the speaker eager to know about his teachers?

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  • question_answer14)

    Answer any four of the following question:
    (i) Why did he serve the lion for a long time?
    (ii) Where was Kalpana Chawla born? Why is she called an Indian-American?
    (iii) The second Sunday of every month was special in Peter's life. Why?
    (iv) Algu found himself in a tight spot. What was his problem?
    (v) How do desert animals survive without water?
    (vi) What was the reaction of the little man when he came to know about doing Patrick's homework?

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  • question_answer15)

    Answer any four of the following questions:
    (i) Why did the farmer bring a baby mongoose into the house?
    (ii) What made Ray think the visitor was not really a shopper?
    (iii) How do we know that Akbar was fond of Tansen? Give two reasons.
    (iv) What happens to our body when we sleep?
    (v) Why do you think Prem wants to tell the story of reptiles to the people of his village?

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  • question_answer16)

    The monkey decided to discontinue his friendship with the crocodile. Do you think he is justified in this action?
    OR
    What do you know about the habits of mongooses?

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