KIKAAYA VOCATIONAL SCHOOL END OF TERM ONE EXA88MS 2008 ENGLISH.

EXAMS SECTION A – COMPOSITION INSTRUCTIONS: • Please choose one topic from the following and write 3-5 paragraphs Topic 1: What I did one day last week Topic 2: A day in the life of a family member (Mother, father, brother, sister, or aunt) Topic 3: Write a short story that invites the adventures of two students that makes them late to school. Topic 4: Write a short story about a wedding in your village. You can also imagine what your own future wedding would be like. Topic 5: Write a short story with you as the main character. SECTION B – SHORT ANSWER. Part One. 1. 2. 3. 4. What is a noun? Give examples What are pronouns? Give examples What are adjectives? Give examples What are verbs? Give examples. PART TWO Please arrange the sentences into the correct order using the order of adjectives. Rewrite them on the space below the choices 1. ……………………………………Vases (Chinese, three, old, valuable)

2. …………………………………… blouse. (Pink, my, silk, favourite) 3. ………………………………….. doors (Old, Mexican, some, beautiful)

4. ……………………………… dress (Blue, A, little, cheap) 5. …………………………………. Neighbors (The, all, new, friendly) 6. …………………………………… ribbons. (Lot, A, pretty, of, yellow, silk) 7. ……………………………………. Skirt (Yellow, long, beautiful, her) 8. ……………………………………….. tie. (Lovely, his, silk, blue) 9. ………………………………………. Coat. (Your, wool, new, nice) 10. ……………………………………… shoes. (Dirty, leather, old, those). SECTION C – GRAMMER. I write the plural form of the following nouns.

1. Girl……………………………………………. 2. Series…………………………………………. 3. Tomato……………………………………… 4. Person……………………………………… 5. City……………………………………….. 6. Leaf……………………………………….. 7. Box………………………………………. 8. Piano…………………………………… 9. Child……………………………………… 10. Man………………………………………..

II.

Choose the correct noun to fill in the blank.

1. I need a …………………………………(Ring, rings, jewelry) 2. She wants three………………………………………… (Ring, rings, jewelry) 3. He spoke to each …………………………………… (Children, girls, child) 4. Both ………………………….. are nice (Sisters, brother, daughter) 5. She has many …………………………………… (Friends, sister, family) III. Choose the correct pronouns for each sentence.

1. She/ her went to the store 2. We talked to he/ him 3. Can you go with we/ us? 4. They asked he/ him and I/ me to join the staff. 5. I an as willing as he/ him to work hard. 6. She invited he/ him to be her escort. 7. It is they / them 8. It will be we/ us who win this election. 9. Kathy invited Lester and I/ me to the movie. 10. This is he/ him speaking. IV. Choose either who/ whom, that or which.

1. Ahmed is the skydiver ………………………….. broke his back last week. 2. That is a problem ………………………….. can’t be solved without a calculator.

3. That is a promise…………………………. Cannot be broken. 4. The game ……………………………… intrigues Gretchen the most is chess. 5. Gandhi, ……………………………. Was a role model for nonviolence to millions, was assassinated. 6. The tomatoes …………………………… grow in her garden are un like those you buy in a store. 7. The baker ……………………………… baked that bread should win an award. 8. That is a book ………………………………… I have not yet read. V. Adjectives- Noun determiners Choose a, an, the, or no noun determiner

1. She is …………………………….. artist 2. That is …………………………… book I sent you. 3. That is…………………………… interesting question 4. Can you give me………………………………. Advice? 5. He is ………………………………. Big boy now. VI. Choose the correct verb form

1. The earth ………………………… round the sun. (Move, moves, moved) 2. I …………………….. him only one letter up to now (Sent, have, sent, send) 3. She ……………………………….. worried about something. (Looks, looking, is looking) 4. The baby ………………………….. all morning. (Cries, has been crying) 5. The head master ………………………………………. To speak to you. (Wants, is wanting, was wanting)

6. I ……………………………….. something burning. (Smell, am smelling, have been smelling) 7. I will phone you when he ……………………………………. Back. (Comes, will come) 8. I’m sure she ………………………….. the exam. (Passes will pass) 9. I …………………………………. Home next Sunday. (Go, am going) 10. Hurry up! The programme ……………………………… (Will start, is about to start)

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