Subject: English SET II Class: VI

Time: 3hrs Max. Marks: 80


* This paper consists of four sections:

Section A Reading Comprehension 15 Marks

Section B Writing 20 Marks

Section C Grammar 15 Marks

Section D Literature 30 Marks

General Instructions

i)All questions are compulsory

ii)Marks are indicated against all questions


1. Read the following passage and answer the following questions: 4x2=8 marks

The camels are called the "ships of the desert". They are used to carry people and loads from one place to another. They have a huge hump on their body where they store their fat. They can live without water for many days. Their thick fur helps them to stop the sunshine from warming their bodies. Camels have long necks and long legs. They have two toes on each foot. They move very quickly on sand. They eat plants, grasses and bushes. They do not' harm anyone. Some of the camels have two humps. These camels are called! Bactrian camels.

a)Why camels are called the “ships of the desert”?

b)What do they store in their humps?

c)What do the camels eat?

d)What are the two humped camels called?

2. Read the following passage carefully and answer the following questions:

The population of every town has definitely gone up during the last few years. How has it affected the life of the people in general? They are facing acute shortage of drinking water and light. The highways are congested with cars and the city markets are crowded with people. The quality of life has gone from bad to worse. The high rising buildings consume maximum of water and power. The farmers are using up underground water. Water level is going down at an alarming rate. No state seems to be serious about checking population boom. The industries are polluting the air and water. The cities are getting dirtier day by day. There is pressure on the housing sector as well. We have just one way to deal with shortages and rising cost of living. Birth rates should be brought down and the people should realize their responsibilities to save the Mother Earth. More and more of trees should be planted, we, the humans should take initiative to protect the Earth from all odds.

On the basis of your reading of the passage answer the questions briefly: 1x4=4

i)What has grown up these days?

a)Animals b) plants c) population d) knowledge

ii)What are the shortages faced by people?

a)Chocolates b) water c) food d) clothes

iii)What are the industries polluting?

a)Houses b) schools c) air d) drains

iv)What should be controlled to bring down the shortages?

a)birth rates b) rice rates c) fruits rates d) plants rates


1.Write a story in your own words on any one of the topics.5marks

  1. The clever monkey b. The hare and the tortoise c. The magical fruit

2. Write a letter to your father thanking him for the special gift he has given you on your birthday. 5 marks

2.Read the following conversation and write a message.3 marks

RAHUL: Hello, may I speak with SONIA?

SAM: Sorry, SONIA has gone to tuitions.

RAHUL: Could you please tell her to bring Science project tomorrow to school?

SAM: Yes, I’ll inform her when she comes back.


1. Make nouns from the words given below by adding –ness or –ity: 1x5=5






2. Rearrange the following jumbled words:-3x1=3

a) the second/ the first/ easier/ than/ is

b) six years ago/ 40 tigers/ national park/ this/ had

c) ice-cream/ I/ eat/ like/ to

3. Complete the following phrases: 1x4=4

a)A ______of wolves.

b)A ______of sticks.

c)A ______of flowers.

d)A ______of chicks.

4. Use articles to fill in the blanks:1x3=3

a) He ate …... apple for breakfast.

b) ……. man with the umbrella slipped.

c) Give me ……. Pencil.


1. Read the following extract and answer the questions given at the end of them. 1x3=3

Where do all the teachers go

When it’s four o’clock?

Do they live in houses?

And do they wash their socks?

1) Name the poem.

2) Name the poet.

3) What does the poet imagine about what the teachers do at home?

2. Answer any four of the following questions: -4x3=12

a). Why did the elf grant Patrick a wish?

b) Why do you think the writer visited Miss Beam’s school?

c) Describe KalpanaChawla's first mission in space.

d) When and why did KalpanaChawla go to the U.S? How did she become an astronaut?

e) Why did the villagers want to drown Taro?

3. Answer the following questions: - 3x2=6

a) What did the mongoose do to save the baby?

b) What made Ray think the visitor was not really a shopper?

c) What did the emperor reward the shepherd?

4. Answer any one of the following questions: - 4 marks

a) Why did Tansen agree to sing Raga Deepak?

b) What did the crocodile say to the monkey and why?