Tick the correct answer from the given alternatives:
( 1 ) Tom felt miserable on the mornings of –
( a ) Sunday [ ]
( b ) Monday [ ✓ ]
( c ) Thursday [ ]
( d ) Saturday [ ]
( 2 ) If Aunt Polly was to know that Tom had a loose tooth, she would –
( a ) call a doctor [ ]
( b ) bring him some medicines [ ]
( c ) surely pull it out [ ✓ ]
( d ) tell him to rest [ ]
( 3 ) Tom drew his sore toe from under the –
( a ) sheet [ ✓ ]
( b ) blanket [ ]
( c ) pillow [ ]
( d ) mosquito – net [ ]
( 4 ) Sid flew down the stairs to call
( a ) the doctor [ ]
( b ) Mary [ ]
( c ) the nurse [ ]
( d ) aunt Polly [ ✓ ]
( 5 ) The thread that Mary got aunt Polly was made of
( a ) cotton [ ✓ ]
(b) jute [ ]
(c) silk [ ]
(d) wool [ ]
Answer the following questions within fifteen words:
( 1 ) Which one of Tom’s teeth had come loose?
Ans. One of Tom’s upper front teeth was loose.
( 2 ) How are Sid and Mary related to Tom?
Ans. Sid and Mary are cousins of Tom.
( 3 ) Why did Tom ask Sid not to stir him?
Ans. Tom asked Sid not to stir him because it will kill him due to pain in the toe.
( 4 ) Why did Tom pretend his toe was paining?
Ans. Tom pretended his toe was painting because he wanted to stay home from school.
Answer the following questions within twenty-five words:
( 1 ) What did Tom remember hearing from a doctor?
Ans. Tom remembered hearing from a doctor that a certain ailment could lay up a patient for three days.
( 2 ) How did Aunt Polly react to the news that Tom was dying?
Ans. Aunt Polly was utterly surprised to hear the news that Tom was dying. She did not believe it. She was quite sure that it was an excuse to avoid school.
( 3 ) How was Tom’s loose tooth taken out?
Ans. Aunt Polly fastened one end of the silk thread to Tom’s tooth and another end to the bedpost. Then she pulled and the tooth was taken out.
Do as directed :
( a ) Rafique was running fast. (change into an interrogative sentence )
Ans. Was not Rafique running fast?
( b ) The boy would never forget the exciting incident. (change into an affirmative sentence )
Ans. The boy would always remember the exciting incident.
( c ) We had a wonderful time last evening. (change into an exclamatory sentence )
Ans. What a wonderful time we had last evening!
( d ) He loves to play football. (change into an interrogative sentence )
Ans. Does he not love to play football?
( e ) Rina tried all her plans. (change into a negative sentence )
Ans. Rina left no plan untried.
( f ) Shut the door, Robin. (change into an assertive sentence )
Ans. Robin is asked to shut the door./Robin is ordered to shut the door.
Replace the underlined words with suitable phrasal verbs from the list given below. Change the form of verbs where necessary. There is one extra phrasal verb in the list:
( a ) The enemy surrendered without a fight.
Ans. The enemy gave in without a fight.
( b ) The child was cured in a month.
Ans. The child was come around in a month.
( c ) The police investigated the case.
Ans. The police looked into the case.
( d ) Puja could understand what her sister said.
Ans. Puja could not make out what her sister said.
( e ) The old man could not remember his childhood experiences.
Ans. The old man could not call up his childhood experiences.
[List of phrasal verbs: look into, make out, look for, come round, give in, call up]
Read more about: Phrasal Verb or Group Verb for Madhyamik Students, WBBSE
Write a newspaper report on a road accident within 100 words. Use the following hints:
[brake failure of a bus – collided with a truck – 5 injured including a child and a woman – injured sent to hospital – released with first aid – traffic disrupted – police intervened – normalcy restored]
7. His First Flight
8. The North Ship
9. The Price of Bananas
10. A Shipwreck Sailor
11. Hunting Snake