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English Weekly Test

(September 1, 2013)

Max. Marks: 100

Time allotted: 45 minutes Note: You need to score at least 50 marks to qualify.

I.

Fill in the blanks with a suitable helping verb, wherever necessary. Each carries 1 mark. 1 x 20 = 20

1. 2. 3. 4. Where 5. My friend 6. 7. Why

you work every day of the week I mean, even on Sundays? it rain every day last month? it rain ten minutes ago? you go yesterday? likes playing cricket. you happy now? those people in a queue? not interest me at all. went to the bank at 5 oclock yesterday. a lot of books on the table. you offer Fajr prayers every day? your hair? no students in the classroom. not spoken to us yet. not seem to be interested in politics.

8. This book 9. He 10.There 11.What time 12.What colour 13.There 14.They 15.Most Indians 16.I 17.We 18.Everybody 19. 20.Who

two brothers and a sister. not have any prejudices against anybody. likes parties.

you enjoy going to parties? your friends waiting for me?

II.

Change the positive sentences into the negative ones and vice versa. Each carries 2 marks. 2 x 10 = 20

1. They seem to have some interest in our work.

2. The people who do not fight for the cause of others die badly. 3. Sue wanted to leave for home early yesterday. 4. I was at work at 3 oclock last night. 5. Indians do not respect their National Flag. 6. We did not eat much at the party. 7. My child does not like to play a lot. 8. Carol and Sarah did not buy a lot of things last week. 9. They must run for their lives. 10.He does not belong to the US.

III.

Change the questions into the positive sentences and vice versa. Each carries 2 marks. 2 x 10 = 20

1. Do you play tennis? 2. The students in our class study very well. 3. Did we finish work late last night? 4. They help us a lot. 5. Would he like to see me? 6. They ate chocolate a lot. 7. Were they interested in sport? 8. Do I love Allah and His Rasool (saws)? 9. We are supposed to follow the Constitution of our nation. 10.Most Indians support us.

IV.

Are these phrases or sentences? Each carries 1 mark. 1x5=5

1. in the park 2. Do you speak English? 3. a black cat 4. Shes writing a book 5. What is your name?

V.

Answer the following. Each carries 1 mark. 2 x 10 = 20

1. What is the plural of phenomena? 2. What is the singular of teeth? 3. Is from a verb? If not, what is it? 4. Is cat an adjective? If not, what is it? 5. Is bad an adverb? If not, what is it? 6. Is boy a noun? What is its plural: boys or boys? 7. Is nice an adjective or an adverb? Make a sentence with it. 8. Find the preposition and the verb in this sentence. My sister works in Hong Kong. 9. Which of these words are nouns: sing, song, long, door? 10.What part of speech is interest? Give one adjective made from it.

VI.

Give any five things you do regularly every day, every month, or every year. Each carries 1 mark. 1x5=5 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. . . . . .

VII.

Give any five things you did in the past yesterday, last week, last month, or last year. Each carries 1 mark. 1x5=5 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. . . . . .

VIII.

Conversation check: some questions are asked, and you have to answer them in the best way you can to score the most. It carries 5 marks.