PT3 ENGLISH trial paper 2016.docx

September 17, 2017 | Author: rahimah-13 | Category: Banana, Foods, Bullying, Natural Environment, Energy And Resource
Share Embed Donate

Short Description



Section A [10 Marks] [Time Suggested: 15 minutes] Answer all questions in this paper The text below is about bananas. Question 1 Read the text below. There are grammatical errors in the text. The errors have been underlined for you. Write one word to correct the error in the space provided. An example has been given .The correct word must not change the meaning of the sentence.

Bananas are one of the more widely consumed fruits in e.g most the world for good reason. The curved yellow are a) ___________ b) ___________ wonderfully sweet with firm and creamy flesh. Bananas are c) ___________ available for harvest during the year. The banana plant takes d) ___________ e) ___________ an average of ten months to a year to bearing fruit. The f) ___________ traditional value of the fruit is also very high. It is pack with g) ___________ h) ___________ energy and vitamins. In most Asian countries, which the i) ___________ banana is indigenous, it is mainly considered as an j) ___________ invaluable sources of food. The food is consumed in many ways. The banana plant is also very useful. The difference parts of the banana plants are used for variety purposes. The leaves are used to wrap food and sometimes as disposable plates. This is a common scenery in Indian restaurants. The bark of the trees can be used to make rope for packing goods.

Section B [30 marks] [Time suggested : 40 minutes] Question 2 Read the following text. Then, answer questions (a) – (j)

Using the information from the text, complete the following graphic organizer.


Real Name:

Best Musical Score:


g) Movie:___________________________


h) Year:______________________________

b)_______________________________ First Direction:

c)________________________________ Was married to:

i)___________________________________ Last Film:

d)_______________________________ (last marriage)


Departed on: e)_______________________________ (date) Cause of death: f)________________________________

[10 marks]

Question 3 Read the poster below and answer questions (a) – (i)

Questions (a) – (d): Based on the poster, state whether the following statements are True or False.

a) The poster describes four methods to protect the environment. __________________(1 mark) b) Conservation is about working together to find new ways to use __________________(1 mark) natural resources c) The poster suggests that we use non-renewable natural resources. __________________(1 mark) d) Using less electricity and water is part of practicing the 3Rs. __________________(1 mark) Questions (e) – (i): Read the poster carefully and answer the questions below. e) Why is wildlife important to the ecosystem? ____________________________________________________________________________(1 mark) f) What do wind energy, hydro-electric power and solar energy have in common? ____________________________________________________________________________(1 mark) g) Fill in the table with an appropriate phrase from the poster.

Meaning i) Materials or substances that originate from nature. ii) do not harm the environment

Phrase _____________________________________(1 mark) _____________________________________(1 mark)

h) How can we reduce the production of greenhouse gases? _____________________________________________________________________________(1 mark) i) What do you think will happen if we do not conserve wildlife? _____________________________________________________________________________(1 mark)


j) You wish to join a campaign to help save the turtles. You need your father’s permission but he is not at home. In about 50 words, write a message to your father. In your message:

 Ask for his permission.  Give reasons why this campaign is important.  Add other relevant information to make your writing interesting.

Dear _________, ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ Yours, ________________

[10 marks]

Section C [20 marks] [Time suggested : 20 minutes]

Question 4

Read the article about bullying.

Read the article carefully and answer questions (a) – (i). a) Why is bullying a social problem? _________________________________________________________________________(1 mark) b) List two ways a bully can hurt a victim.


___________________________________________________________________(1 mark) ii. ___________________________________________________________________(1 mark) c) What are the characteristics of the victims of bullying? _________________________________________________________________________( 1 mark) d) What happens to victims who have been bullied for a long time? _________________________________________________________________________(1 mark) e) Fill in the table with an appropriate word / phrase from the article. Meaning i.

Make suggestions


Pick on people


To be surprised


To remove

Word/ Phrase

f) How do the school counsellors handle bullies? _________________________________________________________________________(1 mark) g) Why are students advised to spend time in groups? _________________________________________________________________________(1 mark) h) What are the benefits of taking self-defence classes? a) ___________________________________________________________________(1 mark) b) ___________________________________________________________________(1 mark) i) State two other ways to get rid of bullying in schools. i. ii.

____________________________________________________________________(1 mark) ____________________________________________________________________(1 mark)

[15 marks] Question 5 Read the poem carefully. Then, answer questions (a) – (d).

a) Why does the river compared to a hoarder? _________________________________________________________________________(1 mark) b) How does the river dance? _________________________________________________________________________(1 mark) c) What word can describe the river when he gobbled up trees? _________________________________________________________________________(1 mark) d) Do you agree that the river is more of a friend than enemy? Why do you think so?

________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________(2 marks)

[5 marks]

View more...


Copyright ©2017 KUPDF Inc.