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Exam Pack – Class 4 English (GD Goenka)

FA 2 July
Homophones
  1. Arnav and Pujit went out to ….. the Caspian ….. (Sea/see)
  2. Sati was too weak and ….. to lift an empty …… that she used to lift very easily. (pail/pale)
  3. A soft wind …… over the ……. mountain behind my house. (blue/blew)
  4. You need to cross the ……. gate to ……. your lover. (steel/steal)
  5. You will ….. your neck if you do not apply ……. in time. (break/brake)
  6. I agree that I …… for time-pass novels but that’s my …….. (write/right)
  7. My ….. ……. died a week ago. She was so …….. to me. (deer/dear)
  8. No …… is …… …… so work every ……. of ……. life. (our/hour)
  9. …… the Grace of God, I am able to ……. food for my family. (by/buy)
Articles 1.1 | A, an or the
  1. Arnav is ….. ambitious and hardworking boy.
  2. Do you know where ….. largest river flows?
  3. My English teacher is ……. American.
  4. ….. Bible and …… Gita are holy scriptures.
  5. One of my cousins is …… professor.
  6. ….. apple a day keeps the medicine away.
  7. She broke …… ornament made of glass.
  8. Mary ate …… orange in the morning.
  9. Father gifted me a pen and ….. ink-pot.
  10. Mr. Sam always travels in …… upper class flight.
Articles 1.2 | A, an, the or  ‘No’ article ()
  1. ….. Mars is smaller than ….. Earth.
  2. Learn ….. first and …… last chapters.
  3. Swati is ….. taller than her brother.
  4. ….. Yamuna and ….. Brahmaputra are very old rivers.
  5. I had ….. apple and ….. orange for …… breakfast.
  6. ….. Nile and ….. Amazon are two large rivers.
  7. We do not write ….. article before names of …… meals.
  8. Satish and his brother went out after …… breakfast.
  9. Insert the before ….. class of animals.
  10. …… horse is …… noble animal but ……. donkey is considered foolish.
Articles 1.2 | A, an, the or NO article
  1. Use the before ……. superlative degrees of comparison.
  2. We have got ……. most expensive cars and ……. least useful drivers.
Nouns

Say which of the following nouns are common, proper, collective, relation, material and abstract:

  1. House – C
  2. Bravery – Ab
  3. Soldier – C
  4. Cousin – C/R
  5. Army – Col
  6. Cotton – C/M
  7. Honesty – Ab
  8. England – P
  9. London – P
  10. Peter – P
  11. Brother – C/R
Collective Nouns
Number 1.1 | Singular or Plural
  1. Three ……. (woman) and two ……. (man) kidnapped five ……. (child) (3 marks)
  2. The swami placed his …… (foot) on the minister’s head.
  3. My two ….. …… …… (brother-in-law) are soldiers in Kashmir.

Write the plural of the following:

  1. Wolf – Wolves
  2. Wife – Wives
  3. Belief – Beliefs
  4. Half – Halves
  5. Handkerchief – Handkerchiefs
  6. Thief – Thieves
  7. Mouse – Mice
  8. Louse – Lice
  9. Knife – Knives
  10. Safe – Safes
  11. Tooth – Teeth
  12. Foot – Feet
  13. Sheep – Sheep
  14. Fish – Fish/es
  15. Hair – Hair/s
Gender

Write the opposite gender for the nouns:

  1. Tiger
  2. Man-servant
  3. Nephew
  4. Lion
  5. Negro – Negress
  6. Fox – Vixen
  7. Cow – Ox
  8. Buffalo – Bull
  9. Buck – Doe

Say which of the following are masculine, feminine, neuter or common genders:

  1. Pencil – N
  2. Deer – C
  3. Grandfather – M
  4. Daughter – F
  5. Bitch – F
  6. Wife – F
Pronouns 1.1
  1. They asked ….. several questions about my studies but I could answer only one of …….
  2. My mother sold ……. silver bangles to by a new study table for ……. . When I saw the table that …… bought for ….., I felt like crying.
  3. I asked ……. mother why ……. sold her bangles to buy ……. a study table, ……. replied that a table was more important than a bangle.
Comparison of Adjectives
  1. She is the …….. (tall) student in the class but she is not ……… (tall) than Mrs. Emily.
  2. My cars are ……. (fast) your car because they are ……. (fast) cars in the US.
  3. She is a …….. (smart) girl so everyone is …….. (careful) with her than with the others.
  4. Last Sunday was my ……. (bad) day because I met …….. (many) of my bad friends.
  5. Burj Khalifa is one of ……. (beautiful) buildings in the world.
Paragraph Writing
  1. Write a paragraph on “increased use of mobile phones.”
  2. Write a paragraph on, “A family prays together stays together.”
  3. Write a paragraph on, ‘The role of tutors in children’s life.’
  4. Write a paragraph on, “Everything that tastes well doesn’t digest well.’
Story Writing
  1. Write a story with the following sentence at the starting.
    “On Saturday the two brothers, Heck and Beck, got up very early. It was a very cold morning. Mother and father were asleep with their little sister Navomi asleep between them. They got ready.”
  2. Write a story with the following sentence/s anywhere in it.
    “While Raj and Rita walked into the dark cave, Sam stood outside at the entrance, looking around. He was scared to death. Is someone watching him?
  3. Write a story with the following sentence at the ending.
    Three hours passed and finally the lid of the huge earthen pot shook as if someone was coming out from it.
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