You are on page 1of 7

Questions 1 3 Choose the best proverb to fill in the blanks.

. 1 We should _____ means we should act when the situation is good for us. A strike while the fire is hot B strike while the iron is hot C strike while there is a fire 2 _____ means we cannot expect to complete a difficult task quickly. A People in glass houses should not throw stones B A rolling stone gathers no moss C What is done cannot be undone D Rome was not built in a day You may not like this book but I do. After all _____. A one mans meat is another mans poison B beauty is in the eye of the beholder C charity begins at home D dead man tells no tales

Questions 4 6 Choose the best idiom to fill in the blanks. 4 To pull the _____ means to bluff someone. A wool over someones eyes B cart before the horse C sack over the head 5 Her fantastic performance at the concert is now the _____. A fish out of water B girl about town C talk of the town D bad hat To build _____ means to daydream. A castles in the clouds B fortresses in the air C palaces in the air D castles in the air

Questions 7 9 Choose the best simile to fill in the blanks. 7 He has shaved his head and is now as _____. A slippery as an eel B bald as an ostrich C bald as an egg 8 Aminah is very sweet and is as gentle as a _____. A pigeon B kitten
-1Ideal English Year 6

Pearson Malaysia Sdn Bhd 2007

C swan D lamb 9 We cannot trust him because he is as cunning as a _____. A lion B wolf C hen D fox

Questions 10 12 Choose the best collective noun to fill in the blanks. 10 There is a _____of lions in the cave. A brood B pride C tribe D gang 11 The rich man owns a _____ of big cars. A flight B troop C fleet 12 My mother put a _____ of drawers beside my bed. A stack B chest C nest Questions 13 15 Choose the best homophone to fill in the blanks. 13 He likes to _____ at his _____. A stair, sun B stare, sun C stare, son D stair, son 14 He used a _____ to write down the name of his _____. A pen, heir B pan, heir C pen, air D pan, air 15 There is a lot of _____ at the _____ shore. A send, see B sand, sea C send, see D sand, see Questions 16 18
Pearson Malaysia Sdn Bhd 2007

-2-

Ideal English Year 6

Choose the best meaning of the word underlined. 16 Mr Lim will fire you if you do not work hard. A The light and heat that is produced from burning B To tell someone that they must leave their job C A pile of wood that you burn to keep warm D To shoot bullets from a gun 17 She waves to us as she is leaving. A To move the hand from side to side B A raised line of water in the sea C A sudden increase in an activity D The way that energy travels 18 He gave me a tap on the shoulder. A Something that is turned to make water come out from a pipe. B The sound that is made by hitting something gently. C To hit something gently with your hand D To move your feet in time to music Questions 19 20 Choose the opposite gender of the word underlined. 19 She is the landlady of this apartment. A landlord B headman C caveman 20 The man wants to sell us a colt. A mare B filly C stag Questions 21 23 Choose the best answer. 21 Which of these words can be used with the prefix im- to mean the opposite? A comfortable B mature C healthy D invited 22 Which of these is a root word? A wonderful B computer C enormous D careless 23 The suffix -less is added to the word _____ to mean without. A speech B ugly
Pearson Malaysia Sdn Bhd 2007

-3-

Ideal English Year 6

C fame D play Questions 24 26 Choose the word that is opposite in meaning to the word underlined. 24 She has long straight hair. A crooked B twisted C curly D plaid 25 The toilet is dirty and smelly. A fragrant B clean C white D neat 26 The Taj Mahal is an ancient building. A advanced B forward C modern Questions 27 29 Choose the word that is similar in meaning to the word underlined. 27 There is an abundant supply of water from the well. A limited B endless C plenty D little 28 Do not damage the small wires. A endanger B attack C touch D spoil 29 He is rich but miserly. A generous B stingy C caring D kind Questions 30 31 Choose the sentence that is similar in meaning to the one given. 30 They gave us a warm welcome. A They were happy to see us. B They did not like to see us. C They gave us a warm drink.
Pearson Malaysia Sdn Bhd 2007

-4-

Ideal English Year 6

31 He is never lost for words. A He does not know how to speak. B He always has something to say. C He likes to get lost. Questions 32 33 Choose the best collective noun to fill in the blanks. 32 There is a _____ of mice under the roof of that old house. A swarm B troop C nest D hive 33 Rashid is in that _____ of singers. A troupe B choir C string D team Questions 34 35 Choose the most meaningful sentence. 34 A We felt cold when the wind blew. B When we felt cold the wind blew. C We blew cold when the wind felt. 35 A B C D Ramesh slipped because he fell down. Ramesh fell because he slipped down. Ramesh slipped he fell down because. Ramesh fell down because he slipped.

Questions 36 37 Choose the sentence with the correct punctuation. 36 A Can I help you, Tina asked. B can I help you? Tina asked. C Can I help you? Tina asked. D Can I help you? tina asked. 37 A There are shops, restaurants and a supermarket on Jalan Silang. B There are shops, restaurants, and a supermarket on Jalan Silang. C There are shops, restaurants and a supermarket on jalan silang. Questions 38 42 Choose the best answer to fill in the blanks.
Pearson Malaysia Sdn Bhd 2007

-5-

Ideal English Year 6

Ali and his family drove to _____ (38) Ipoh last weekend. _____ (39) relatives were happy to see them. They _____ (40) there for two days. They visited _____ (41) places of interest _____ (42) enjoyed themselves. 38 A B C D 39 A B C D 40 A B C D 41 A a lot B much C many 42 A B C D because and but so staying stayed stays stay They Them Their Theirs the a an -

Questions 43 45 Choose the best preposition to fill in the blanks. 43 The snake slithered _____ the drain outside my house. A through B among C across D along 44 He hit the ball _____ the net and lost. A against B into C in 45 He turned _____ the pages of the book quickly.
Pearson Malaysia Sdn Bhd 2007

-6-

Ideal English Year 6

A B C D

forward past over at

Questions 46 47 Choose the best adverb to fill in the blanks. 46 A bullet train can travel _____ than a normal train. A fast B faster C the fastest 47 We jumped _____ when our team won the match. A excitedly B endlessly C highly Questions 48 50 Choose the best question tag to fill in the blanks. 48 You have two pet parrots, _____? A havent you B arent they C have you D isnt it 49 He plays well, _____? A doesnt he B does he C is he 50 They didnt arrive in time, _____? A didnt they B dont they C did they D do they

Pearson Malaysia Sdn Bhd 2007

-7-

Ideal English Year 6