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Year 2022-23
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Section A – Reading:
Q1. Read the passage and answer the questions that follow:
The thought came to a certain king that he would never fail if he knew three things. These three things were: What is the right time to begin something? Which people should he listen to? What is the most important thing for him to do? The king, therefore, sent messengers throughout his kingdom, promising a large sum of money to anyone who would answer these three questions. Many wise men came to the king, but they all answered his questions differently. In reply to the first question, some said the king must prepare a timetable, and then follow it strictly.

i. Who asked the Questions?
a. The wise men
b. The king
c. The queen
d. The minister

ii. Who did the king send throughout his kingdom?
a. messengers
b. ministers
c. wise men
d. his sons

iii. The king thought he would never _____ if he knew three things.
a. fight
b. win
c. fail
d. work

iv. The king promised _______ to anyone who would answer these three questions.
a. A lot of land
b. A lot of gold
c. Little bit of money
d. Huge sum of money

v. Find a word similar in meaning to the word ‘assurance’ from the passage.
a. Certain
b. Promise
c. Differently
d. Important

Q2. Read the passage and answer the questions that follow: (ANY FOUR) 4 X 2 = 8 Jellyfish are not really fish. They have no heart, no brain, no kidney, no lungs or gills, no blood—- none of the organs we think are needed to live. They have a mouth, tentacles and tissues which digest food. Tentacles are body parts which are used by animals to feel, catch a prey or move. Jellyfish live in the sea and are found in all oceans. Some jellyfish live in fresh water. Jellyfish are mostly made up of water and their inside parts are held in place by a thin layer of skin. Jellyfish looks like umbrella. A group of jellyfish is called a ‘bloom’, ‘swarm’ or ‘smack’. Jellyfish eats plankton. Some sea turtles eat jellyfish.

i. Why are Jellyfish not really fish?
a. Because they have no heart and brain
b. Because they have no kidney and lungs
c. Because they have no blood
d. All of the above

ii. Tentacles are used by jelly to ______
a. Test the water
b. Feel, catch a prey or move
c. Breathe on land
d. Breathe in water

iii. What are Jellyfish mostly made up of?
a. Blood
b. Skin and blood
c. Water
d. Cells and tissues

iv. Jellyfish are eaten by ______
a. Other fish
b. Plankton
c. Swarms
d. Sea turtles

v. Find a word opposite in meaning to the word ‘cluster’ from the passage
a. Group
b. Layer
c. Inside
d. Digest

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