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OTI

MAY 2017

ARAHAN:

1. Open the questions once instructed.

2. Write your name and class in the space provided.

3. Your answers should be written in the space provided.

4. This paper should be submitted to the invigilator after the

examination ends.

For examiner’s purpose
Name of examiner:
Question Full mark Achieved mark
1 10
2 10
3 20
4 15
5 5
6 30
7 10
Total 100

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(AISYA ZAKIA ABDULLAH) (UMEE HARYANI NGAH)

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The elder one a) _________ was obedient while the younger one was a spendthrift. Read the text below. SECTION A [10 marks] [Time suggested: 15 minutes] Answer all questions in this paper Question 1 The text below is about a boy who wanted to travel the world. there lived the rich man with two children in a small e. he pestered his father to gave (f) f)_________ him his sharing (g) of inheritance. A few years later. he decides (d) to leave the village to embrak on an d)_________ adventure of his lifetime. Therefore. Both the children have (a) very different attitudes. Write one word to correct the error in the space provided. the younger son i)__________ comes (j) back home as a successful businessman. The correct word must not change the meaning of the sentence. Their father was saddened by the younger h)_________ son and (i) gave the money anyway.to travel the world. He wants (e) to do what every young adult e)_________ dreamed about. His (b) mother b)_________ passed away while (c) they were little. Long ago. So. (10 marks) 2 . There are grammatical errors in the text. His elder brother was furious with him g)_________ by (h) being so inconsiderate. The errors have been underlined for you. The younger child was bored with c) _________ his life. An example has been given.g _a__ village. He returned the j)__________ money that he took from his father and brought him and his elder brother to live in the city.

SECTION B [30 marks] [Time suggested: 40 minutes] Question 2 3 .

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(i) 5 .Question 3 Read the advertisement below. Then. answer questions (a).

(1 mark) (1 mark) (1 mark) (1 mark) (1 mark) cooked to a solid consistency (1 mark) forks and spoons (1 mark) (1 mark) (2 marks) 6 .

(10 marks) 7 .

there are a few things you can do in order to achieve that success. and appreciate school more. By having a regular study schedule. If you do not set yourself up to do well in school. you will be able to study well and stay motivated. As a student. you have to maintain a daily planner. having the habit of creating a good study environment will go a long way. You are required to study many subjects and do well in them. By keeping a neat. School would not seem so overwhelming if you keep your obligations in check. you will be easily distracted by the mess around you. you are going to have a hard time going through school everyday. 8 . and not to mention the amount of distractions that are out there today In order to be successful in school. you will be able to bring up your grades. getting good grades in school does not come easy. If you set yourself up for success using the methods mentioned above. you will be able to study with a fresh mind. Thirdly. Secondly. By getting enough rest. You also have to participate in various extracurricular activities as well. SECTION D (20 marks) (Time suggested: 20 minutes) Question 4 Read the article on how to set yourself up for success in school. do not forget to take a break. If you are working in a tight and cluttered space. spacious and well-lit study environment. you are guaranteed to see improvements in your grades. This can be done by having a daily planner to help you keep track of what you need to do. Having a tired and worn-out mind will do you no good. First thing to do is to have a study schedule. Write down all your homework and due dates for assignments. Lastly.

_____________________________________________________________________ ii. _____________________________________________________________________ (2 marks) 9 .Read the article carefully and answer questions (a)-(i). _____________________________________________________________________ (2 marks) (d) How would a daily planner help students to study better? __________________________________________________________________________ (1 mark) (e) Fill in the table with an appropriate word/phrase from the article. (a) What is another thing that students have to do apart from studying? __________________________________________________________________________ (1 mark) (b) What will happen if a student does not have a study schedule? __________________________________________________________________________ (1 mark) (c) List two important aspects of having a good studying environment i. i. _____________________________________________________________________ ii. _____________________________________________________________________ (2 marks) (i) Name two other methods that can be used to improve your grades. Meaning Word/Phrase (i) easy to achieve (ii) improve (iii) long term benefits (iv) a messy place or area (4 marks) (f) How does studying in a cluttered environment affect a student? __________________________________________________________________________ (1 mark) (g) What will happen when a student studies with a tired mind? ___________________________________________________________________________ (1 mark) (h) List two kind of distractions that you think are out there nowadays. _____________________________________________________________________ ii. i.

Question 5 Read the poem below carefully.(e) 10 . answer question (a). Then.

what does the phrase ‘red squiggles out’ mean? ___________________________________________________________________________(1 mark) (b) What happens when you become embarrased or angry? ___________________________________________________________________________(1 mark) (c) What does a signal that says “Watch out!” signify? ___________________________________________________________________________(1 mark) (d) To what does the word “it” in line 36 refer? ___________________________________________________________________________(1 mark) (e)Do you think you can live without the colour ‘red’?Why? ___________________________________________________________________________(1 mark) 11 .(a) Based on the poem.

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Fair’s Fair -Narinder Nami Based on one of the texts above. Support your answer with evidence from the text.Retold by Janet Hardy-Gould 3. The following are the texts studied in the Literature Component in English Language. King Arthur . write about one favourite character. Cheat .Allan Baillie 2. 1. Write  in not less than 50 words  in continuous writing (not in note form) __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________(10 marks) -End of questions- 14 .Question 7 You should spend 15 minutes on this question.