# First Term Examination Verbal Reasoning Primary 3 (Basic 3) Exam Questions

### VERBAL REASONING

FIRST TERM EXAMINATION

CLASS – PRIMARY 3 (BASIC 3)

### SECTION A – MULTIPLE CHOICE

INSTRUCTION – Choose the correct answer from the OPTION A – C in this section.

1. There ________ vowel letters.

[a] 21

[b] 5

[c] 4

2. How many letters are there in English alphabet?

[a] 36

[b] 26

[c] 20

3. How many vowel sound are there in SCHOOL?

[a] 1

[b] 2

[c] 3

4. The twenty sixth letter is ________.

[a] A

[b] E

[c] Z

5. How many consonant letter are there in alphabet?

[a] 20

[b] 21

[c] 13

6. As green as ________.

[a] goat

[b] book

[c] grass

7. As sharp as ________.

[a] plate

[b] razor

[c] izal

8. Our team ________ the match.

[a] one

[b] won

[c] warn

9. We spent two ________ at the party.

[a] our

[b] hours

[c] honors

10. He covered her head with ________.

[a] plate

[b] book

[c] hat

11. We _______ happy to be here.

[a] her

[b] are

[c] hair

12. How many consonants are there in FRIEND?

[a] 5

[b] 7

[c] 4

13. How many vowels are there in TEACHER?

[a] 3

[b] 2

[c] 5

14. Form a word; Combine G, G, E ________.

[a] GEG

[b] GGE

[c] EGG

15. The sixth letter is Ff. Which letter comes after it ________.

[a] Gg

[b] Hh

[c] Ii

### SECTION B – THEORY

INSTRUCTION – Answer all the questions in this section.

QUESTION 1. Write the opposite in meaning of these.

A. Rich ________

B. Early ________

C. Difficult ________

D. Far ________

QUESTION 2. Arrange these words in alphabetical order.

A. Queen Plate Orange ________, ________, ________

B. Hut Ink Goat ________, ________,________

C. Zebra Xmas Your ________, ________,________

D. Dog Egg Canoe ________, ________, ________

A. The first five letter are ________.

B. The last four letters of alphabet are ________.

C. The 2nd, 4th, 7th, 10th and 16th letters are ________.

D. Two letters before G are ________ and ________.

QUESTION 4. Write the similar in meaning of these following words.

a. Halt ________

b. Neat ________

c. Old ________

d. ill ________

QUESTION 5. Complete the following similes by choosing the correct word from the bracket e.g As sharp as Razor

A. The okro is a green as ________.

B. Pineapple is as sweet as ________.

C. The pastor’s garment is as white as ________.

D. The man is as tall as ________.

### SECTION A – MULTIPLE CHOICE

INSTRUCTION – Choose the correct answer from the OPTION A – C in this section.

1. How many vowel sound are there in ALPHABET?

[a] 10

[b] 5

[c] 3

2. The second vowel is ________.

[a] e

[b] u

[c] o

3. She is as black as ________.

[a] snow

[b] charcoal

[c] gold

4. The pineapple is sweet as ________.

[a] honey

[b] soup

[c] bitterleaf

5. Big and small,  Up and ________.

[a] long

[b] down

6. The twenty sixth letter is ________.

[a] A

[b] E

[c] Z

7. How many consonant letter are there in alphabet?

[a] 20

[b] 21

[c] 13

8. The opposite of sister is ________.

[a] father

[b] mother

[c] uncle

9. We ________ happy to be here.

[a] are

[b] was

[c] at

10. Our team ________ the match.

[a] won

[b] win

[c] work

11. The tea is very ________.

[a] hut

[b] hot

[c] hurt

12. How many consonants are there in ZOO?

[a] 4

[b] 0

[c] 1

13. How many vowels are there in Teacher?

[a] 3

[b] 2

[c] 5

14. Form a word; Combine G, G, E ________.

[a] GEG

[b] GGE

[c] EGG

15. The sixth letter is Ff. Which letter comes after it ________.

[a] Gg

[b] Hh

[c] Ii

### SECTION B – THEORY

INSTRUCTION – Answer all the questions in this section.

QUESTION 1. Choose the words that are similar in meaning e.g Aid – Help.

A. Good – ( Start, Well )

B. Beautiful – ( pretty, Sick )

C. Popular – ( Quarrel, Famous )

D. Idle – ( Lazy, brave )

QUESTION 2. Arrange these words in alphabetical order:

A. Police, Pastor, Plate ________, ________, ________

B. Mistress, Mattress, Magnet ________, ________, ________

C. Zebra, Zenith, Zip ________, ________, ________

D. Dog, Egg, Come ________, ________, ________

E. Carry, Count, Colour ________, ________, ________

QUESTION 3. Alphabetical Patterns:

A. AB CD EF ________, ________, ________

B. JKL MNO PQR ________, ________, ________

C. LMN OPQ RST ________, ________, ________

D. ABC DEF GHI ________, ________, ________

QUESTION 4. Give a word that sounds like each of the following words, e.g Eat – It.

A. Ice ________

B. His ________

C. Too ________

QUESTION 5. Complete the following similes by choosing the correct word from the bracket, e.g. As Sharp as Razor.

A. As Green as ________

B. As slow as ________

C. As white as ________

D. As sweet as ________

E. As easy as ________

QUESTION 6. Word and Opposite

A. Rich ________

B. Black ________

C. Early ________

D. Empty ________

E. Happy ________