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DON BOSCO CENTRAL SCHOOL, MANNUTHY

ANNUAL EXAMINATION- 2020

Std: VI ENGLISH II Marks: 60


Time: 2 Hrs

WRITE THE MEANINGS: [6x1=6]


1. drowsy 2. sinewy 3. slithers
4. flinch 5. vigor 6. sledge

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES. [4x½=2]

7. A person involved in politics is a __________


8. A specialist in nutrition is a __________
9. A person who installs and maintains electric equipment is an __________
10. A person who is trained in mathematics is a __________

IDENTIFY THE DIRECT AND INDIRECT OBJECTS IN THE


FOLLOWING SENTENCES. [6x1=6]
11. John sent her a bouquet.
12. Molly assisted her mother with the household chores.
13. Where did you leave the bag?
14. Ruskin Bond wrote a novel on his life.
15. She needs your advice.
16. I wish you a speedy recovery.
COMPLETE THESE COMMON ANIMAL / BIRD SIMILES. [4x½=2]
17. As free as a __________
18. As hungry as a __________
19. As cunning as a __________
20. As blind as a __________

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES USING AUXILIARY


VERBS. [4x½=2]

21. __________ you like cricket?


22. __________ I be excused from dance class today?
23. __________ submitted his assignment on time.
24. __________ you go to the market to buy vegetables?

COMPLETE THE SIMILES IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES WITH


THE GIVEN WORDS. [5x1=5]

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(bone graveyard cucumber coal baby)
25. Last night I slept like a __________
26. I am very thirsty and my throat is as dry as a __________
27. Although he was unprepared for the exam, he remained as cool as a
__________
28. The pirate’s evil eyes were as black as __________
29. The empty hall was as quiet as a __________
ANSWER THE QUESTIONS WITH REFERENCE TO CONTEXT.
30. Thank, thanks to thee, my worthy friend,
For the lesson thou has taught!
a. Who is being referred to as the poet’s ‘friend’? Why do you
think he uses the adjective ‘worthy’? [3]
b. What lesson has the ‘worthy friend’ taught the poet? [3]
c. Identify and explain the figure of speech used by the poet to
illustrate the lesson taught by the friend. [4]
31. Sighing, he dipped his brush and passed it along the topmost plank; did it
again; compared the insignificant whitewashed streak with the far-reaching
unwhitewashed fence and sat down on a tree box, discouraged.
a. Why did Tom feel discouraged after a couple of strokes of
whitewashing? [3]
b. Who came along just then? What was he doing? [3]
c. What were the various ways in which Tom tried to persuade this
person to do his work for him? [4]
ANSWER THE FOLLOWING.
32. Which word has been used repeatedly in the poem ‘Voyage” to indicate
that the voyage is very long. [3]
33. Why can’t the snail cross the road like the others? What must it therefore
do? [3]
34. Describe the sounds of the blacksmith at work. What are they compared to?
[3]
35. Why does he wipe a tear out of his eyes as he sits in church? [4]
36. Which line in the poem indicates that the snail was not aware of the
dangers to its life? [2]
37. Write the words and phrases in the poem ‘Voyage’ that are associated with
a journey. [2]

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