Third Term Examination Literature in English Primary 5 (Basic 5) Exam Questions

 

LITERATURE IN ENGLISH 

THIRD TERM EXAMINATION 

PRIMARY 5 (BASIC 5)

 

 

SECTION A 

Choose the correct answer from the options. 

1. What attempt did Mr Odion make?

[a] He made an attempt to jump into the fast moving water to end his life.

[b] He made an attempt of cutting his life neck with knife to end his life.

[c] He made an attempt of drinking acid to end his life.

 

2. What relief did Denzel get from trekking to school?

[a] His father promised to be dropping him in the school.

[b] Kola told him to be joining them home from school to a point where he could be dropped.

[c] His uncle promised to be giving him pocket money.

 

3. What prevented Denzel from being signed by a foreign club as a professional footballer?

[a] As a result of his short stature.

[b] because he was only ten years old.

[c] because he was effectively only on the left wing.

 

4. What made a hero out of Danzel?

[a] because of so many kidnappers.

[b] because of the courage he made by raising alarm.

[c] because denzel automatically become a hero.

 

5. Why didn’t Denzel friend’s bus take him back home in the afternoon?

[a] They were to spend the weekend with their grannies somewhere else in town.

[b] they were to sleep in the school [c] their daddy picked them.

 

6. What was boma lucky about?

[a] she was fortunate to have almost completed her secondary level before the incident.

[b] she was fortunate to marry.

[c] she started plaiting hair.

 

7. What kind of advised did Regi give Hafsat?

[a] she advised her to abandoned her husband and children.

[b] she advised him to pack his things and ran out of the house.

[c] she advised him to open a shop.

 

8. Why did Denzel need his mother urgently?

[a] Because of WAEC registration.

[b] because he want to beg her.

[c] because his father want to see him.

 

9. How did Mr. Gbengu discourage Denzel on his decision?

[a] He told him not to west the little money he have because no one will help him in university level.

[b] He told him to abandon that construction work and look for better job.

[c] He told him that school is for the rich.

 

10. What secret did Denzel share with Dolapo?

[a] that he has no school certificate result.

[b] that he has lost his parents.

[c] that he has help.

 

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11. What surprise did Denzel and others meet at the site?

[a] Mr Gbengu is died.

[b] Mr Gbengu was kidnapped.

[c] Mr Gbengu was absent in the site.

 

12. What cheering news did Uju bring to Danzel?

[a] bakery business

 

 

 

[b] school business

[c] admission business

 

13. Why was Denzel sacked from the bakery?

[a] His sister Uju was there.

[b] Bakery manager don’t like him.

[c] Customer’s don’t want him.

 

14. How did Uju die?

[a] She died because of stress.

[b] She died because of her mother

[c] She died because of abortion.

 

15. Why was Denzel’s arrested?

[a] because of the business he was doing.

[b] he involved in kidnapping business.

[c] because the stole somebody money.

 

 

SECTION B

Attempt all questions in this section. 

QUESTION 1

A. Who was Pa Bayo?

B. Why did Denzel decided to work for international organization?

 

QUESTION 2

A. Where did Denzel first work after his one year compulsory youth corps service?

B. What punishment was meted out to the person responsible for Uju’s death?

 

QUESTION 3

A. Why did Denzel consider his leaving the bakery as a blessing in disguise?

 

 

B. What made Denzel feel the loss of the site work than any other person?

 

QUESTION 4

A. Who is the main character in the journey of life we read ?

B. Who is the author of the novel “The journey of life“.

 

QUESTION 5

Write four moral lessons you have learnt from the story“ The journey of life“.

 

 

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