Wednesday, 17 January 2018

CLASS 7- ENGLISH QUESTION BANK


GRAMMAR
PREPOSITION

Q- Fill in the blanks with suitable preposition
  1. What are you doing ___________Saturday?
  2. I am going to the countryside _________the weekend.
  3. I haven't been to the countryside__________December.
  4. What time are you leaving? I am leaving ________the afternoon. May be _________three o'clock pm.I am coming back  ______________ Sunday evening. I'll catch the half ___________seven train ____________Sunday. I'll be here____________nine o'clock.
  5. . This material is different ………………… that.
  6. You should explain this ………………… them.
  7.  He has been absent ………………… Monday.
  8. I haven’t been to the theatre ………………… a long time.
  9. He goes ……………….. school by car.
  10. This is a comfortable house to live ………………
  11. They are called …………………. different names.
  12. We should not spend money ………………. luxuries.
13. I gave him a chair to sit ……………….
14. The new term begins …………………. June 1st.
15. He poured the tea ………………….. the mug.
16. He said that he was very pleased …………………. my work
  1. Look _________ the  flowers.
  2. . Nice _______meet you.
  3. Don’t be late _____school
  4. He is walking _________ the temple.


CONJUNCTION

Q- Join each pair of the following sentences by means of a suitable conjunction.
1.    James smokes. His brother does not smoke.
2.    Alice hasn’t come. Mary hasn’t come.
3.    She speaks English. She speaks Spanish.
4.    I like him. He is very sincere.
5.    He did not win. He worked hard.
6.    She is ill. She is cheerful.
7.    We decided to go out. It was raining.
8.    The piper played. The children danced.
9.    James works hard. His brother is lazy.
10. I went to the shop. I bought some vegetables.
11. You must start at once. You will be late.
12. He must be tired. He has been working since morning.

Q- Fill in the blanks with suitable conjunction

1.    Will you please wait here ................................. I come back?
2.     Will come and see you ........................... I can.
3.     Will be in bed ........................ the time you get back.
4.    I scraped my knee ............................. I was playing football.
5.    We stopped playing .............................. it started raining.
6.    You won’t pass the test _________ you study. 
7.    I plan to take my vacation _________ in June _________ in July.
8.    My car has a radio _________ a CD player.
9.    No sooner did he see the tiger ………………. he fainted.
10. ………………. you do not apologize, I shall punish you.

ADJECTIVES


Q- Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the adjective given in the brackets.

1.    He is ………………… than his neighbors. (rich)
2.    The brides were much ……………… than the grooms. (young)
3.    He is too ………………… to be taught. (intelligent)
4.    He is ………………… than I thought him to be. (clever)
5.    When the old woman became …………………, she began to move about. (strong)
6.    He is much ………………… now. (good)
7.    The offer was too ………………… to be true. (good)
8.    He fishes with ………………… success than I do. (great)
9.    Shakespeare is the ………………… playwright in English. (great)
10. The pain was ………………… than he could bear. (much)
11. The ………………… thing of all was that his son was rude to him. (bad)
12. Jane was the ………………… player of the two. (go)
13. This flower is (beautiful) ____________ than that one.
14. This is the (interesting) ____________ book I have ever read.
15. Non-smokers usually live (long) ________ than smokers.
16. Which is the (dangerous) ____________ animal in the world?
17. A holiday by the sea is (good) _____________ than a holiday in the mountains.
18. It is strange but often a coke is (expensive) ___________ than a beer.
19. Who is the (rich) ___________ woman on earth?
20. The weather this summer is even (bad) ___________ than last summer.


REPORTED SPEECH

Q- Convert the following from Direct to Indirect speech
1.    Emily said : "Our teacher will go to Leipzig tomorrow."
2.    Helen said to Priya,” I was waiting for your letter yesterday”
  1. "I always wake up early," he said.
4.    John says, "I love this town.
5.    He knew, “The Himalayas are the highest."
6.    He said, 'I'll send you a postcard.'.
  1. Ankita and Ankita exclaimed, 'We've bought a new car.'
  2. She said, 'I don't speak German.'.
  3. She told me, 'You failed your art exam.' 
10. The girl said, ‘It gives me great pleasure to be here this evening.’
11.  The man said, ‘I must go as soon as possible.’
12. She said, ‘I don’t want to see any of you; go away.’
13. He said, ‘I have won.’
14.  ‘Please wait here till I return,’ she told him.
15. She said, :Dogs can’t eat chocolate”.

LITERATURE

LIFE’S SIMPLE COMEDIES


The Wrong House


Q1- Answer the following words in 20-30 words.                          (2 marks each)
1.    What seemed to indicate that the family was away for the summer?
2.    Why did Blackie and Hogan abandon their car?
3.    Where had they obtained the large sum of money which they carried in the suitcase?
4.    “We are in Luck” what made Hasty think it to be a lucky day?
5.    Why did they get shocked after visiting the house second time?
6.    Write the comic aspect of the poem?
7.    What trick did they play on Mr Samuel W Roger?
8.    What was the single occasion during the previous ten days that the luck of Mr. Hasty Hogan and Mr. Blackie Burns had failed them?
9.    Where did they finally decide to hide the suitcase? Why?
10. Give an account of the telephonic conversation?


Q2- Imagine yourself to be Roger, Write a letter to your friend informing him about your encounter with the thieves?                                                                                                        (4)

Q3- Change the ending of the story.                                                         (4)

Q4- Have you ever encountered any delinquent? How did you cater the situation? Explain with reference to the story “The Wrong House”.                                                                        (4)





The Muddledhead



Q1- Read the Extract and answer the following questions                  (3 Marks)
And when they saw his hat,they said:
'You've put a saucepan on your head!'+
What a muddle-head was he,
That man who lived in Petushkee!
a.    Name the Poem and the Poet.
b.    Write the rhyming scheme.
c.    Why was the muddled head wearing a saucepan on his head?

Q2- Answer the following questions in 20-30 words                              (2 Marks each)
1.    Why was he called the Muddled head?
2.    Write the comic aspect of the poem? Mention any 3
3.    What did the Man say to the Conductor?
4.    How did he get confused between a CafĂ© and a Ticket Office?

Q6- Write the character sketch of That man who lived in Petushkee?        (4)


The Too-Many Professors


Q1- Answer the following questions in 20-30 words                              (2 Marks each)
1.    From where did the awful smell come? Why?
2.    What did Professor invent?
3.    What was the special function of the solution invented by Professor?
4.    “will bring to life to which it is applied”. How did the Professor prove that the solution worked?
5.    How did Mrs Flitternoop use the solution?
6.    Describe what happened when the Animals came to life?
7.    What was the limitation of the Solution?
8.    What happened when the solution got sprinkled on the Professor’s Photograph Album?

Q2- Give account of the Comic elements of the story?                   (4)
Q3- How did the people in the family member react after coming to life?            (4)
Q4- Write the Character Sketch of Professor Branestawm.                   (4)
Q5- Imagine yourself to be Professor Branestawm, what would you desire to bring life? Why? Are these inventions meant to make our life easier or Are you satisfied with your prevailing life?  (4)



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