Class 5 English
Question 1: Read the following sentences carefully.
The giant farmer’s voice was as loud as a bellowing trumpet.
The giant farmer’s voice was as loud as thunder.
When something is very cold, we say it is as cold as ice. This is because ice is very very cold.
Now complete the following. Use the words given in the box.
Red, slow, black, gentle, warm, strong, sweet, light, white
Answer: (a) Light, (b) slow, (c) sweet, (d) white, (e) strong, (f) black, (g) red, (h) warm, (i) gentle
Use the above expressions to complete the following sentences.
Answer: (a) snow, (b) ice, (c) tortoise, (d) feather
Create your own comparisons for the following.
Answer: (a) Giraffe, (b) Cheetah, (c) Skyscraper, (d) Lion, (e) Ant, (f) Soldier
Look at the following examples.
I was trying to climb over the fence when he giant saw me.
The farmer’s wife was stroking the cat when her one year-old son entered.
Both the actions were in the past. When the first one was going on in the past, the second one happened.
Question 1: Match the following and write complete sentences in the lines below.
|What was happening?||What happened?|
|I was writing a letter||The light went out.|
|Paul was looking out of the window||The bell rang|
|He was looking for his dog.||He noticed a lovely butterfly.|
|I was just completing the last answer||He fell off the ladder|
|The man was painting the wall||I met Arun|
|Amit was doing his homework||My pen ran out|
|My mother was cooking dinner||Ma’am said, “Stop writing.”|
Question 2: Now complete the following suitably
Answer: (a) I saw Atul, (b) he found a lost ring, (c) There was peak traffic when, (d) All students were making noise when
Question 3: When we compaare two things/people, we add –er or more to the describing word. When we compare three or more things/people, we add est or most to the describing word.
Complete the following by using the words easy or strong.
Answer: (a) easy, (b) easier, (c) easiest
Answer: (a) strong, (b) stronger, (c) strongest
Question 4: Correct the use of the describing words in the following sentences.
Answer: (a) simplest, (b) lighter, (c) better, (d) bad
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