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First Term Examination English Studies and Composition for Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Exam Questions

 

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

FIRST TERM EXAMINATION 

CLASS – PRIMARY 4 (BASIC 4) 

INSTRUCTION: Answer all the questions. 

 

 

SECTION A

COMPREHENSION 

 

Answer all the questions in this section. 

 

 Read the passage and answer the questions that follows:

 Football is the most popular sport in the world. It is a game played by two teams at a time, each have ten players and one goal keeper. The game is played on a field which has two goal post, one at each end of the field. A referee with help of two line men oversees a football match.

 People of all races and complexion like the game. Both government and private are interested in the game.

 

QUESTIONS

a. What is a football?

b. How many people are there in a football team at a time ?

c. Mention people that oversee the game of football .

d. Find a word in the first paragraph which means “ Famous“

 

 

SECTION B

Attempt all questions.

 

1. l have ______________.

[a] speak

[b] spoken

[c] speak

 

2. They have been using that car ______________ 2001 .

[a] for

[b] since

[c] in

 

 

3. Moses ______________ to church and his sister.

[a] was going

[b] gone

[c] go

 

4. A ______________ is a small bed with high side for baby.

[a] cot

[b] court

[c] cut

 

5. My aunt just bought a new ______________ machine .

[a] sowing

[b] sooing

[c] sewing

 

6. The maid ______________ the bucket with water .

[a] feels

[b] fills

[c] filling

 

7. l am ______________. l can read and write.

[a] good

[b] literate

[c] illiterate

 

8. l ______________ my father’s friend at the park .

[a] seen

[b] seeing

[c] saw

 

9. l ______________ come when l have finished eating.

[a] may

[b] can

[c] have

 

10. We ______________ at the stadium last week .

[a] was

[b] have

[c] were

 

 

11. l ______________ show you where to go.

[a] will

[b] can

[c] may

 

12. The ______________ box could not fit in the car .

[a] tiny

[b] large

[c] small

 

13. The fans ______________ when their team scored.

[a] jeered

[b] cheered

[c] laugh

 

14. Oku is the ______________ child.

[a] tallest

[b] tall

[c] taller

 

15. My dress is ______________ than hers.

[a] beautiful

[b] more beautiful

[c] most beautiful.

 

 

SECTION B

Answer all the questions in this section. 

 

1. Fill in the gaps with “may or can‘’

a. Please ma, _____________ l come?

b. Sir ___________ we go to bed now?

c. Jide __________ l have the money, please?

d. The soldiers asked the commander, ________ we return to camp tomorrow.

 

 

2. Give the past tense of the following:

a. Give – ________________

b. Cut – ________________

c. Travel – ________________

d. Walk – ________________

 

3. Make a sentence with each of the following words:

a. Step mother ________________________________________________

b. Goal keep ________________________________________________

c. interesting ________________________________________________

d. important ________________________________________________

 

4. Write 4 sentences about your family:

i. ________________________________________________

ii. ________________________________________________

iii. ________________________________________________

iv. ________________________________________________

 

 

COMPOSITION

SECTION C

INSTRUCTION: Choose one out of the following:

 

1. Write a composition about your family.

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2. Write a composition about my school.

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