Second Term Examination Verbal Reasoning Basic 5

CRN’s INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

SECOND TERM EXAMINATION 

BASIC 5

SECTION A 

VERBAL REASONING

1. lnsert the correct words to complete each of the following relationships – foot, nest, medicine, leg, eye

a. Snail is to shell as bird is to ____________________.

b. Elbow is to arm as kneel is to ____________________.

c. Finger is to law as doctor is to ____________________.

d. Lawyer is to as doctor is to ____________________.

e. ____________________ is to see as tongue is to taste.

2. Read the following sentences carefully and decide which should come first, second and third circle the correct option:

a. John was caught in the act ( ____________________ ).

l punished John ( ____________________ ).

John stole ( ____________________ ).

b. She could not walk ( ____________________ ).

l went to see her ( ____________________ ).

Ada was so ill ( ____________________ ).

c. The police came to arrest them ( ____________________ ).

Some thieves came to our house ( ____________________ ).

They stole some money ( ____________________ ).

d. We became very weak ( ____________________ )

We worked hard yesterday ( ____________________ )

We went for a rest ( ____________________ ).

3. Study the way the letters below are arranged and answer the question:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M T O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

a. lf GRNPURE stands for TEACHER, then AHEFR stands for ____________________.

b. lf TERNG stands for GREAT, then DHRRA stands for ____________________

c. If WRUBTNU stands for JEHOVAH, then BCCBFR stands for ____________________.

d. If PERNZ stands for CREAM, then ERRY stands for ____________________

e. If FPUBBY stands for SCHOOL , then ZNEXRG for ____________________.

4. Fill in the gaps by correct words which are formed by re- arranging the letters of the underlined words in the sentences below:

a. The doors of the huts have been ____________________.

b. A dog was used as a sacrificed for the ____________________.

c. We drew a rat in the ____________________ room.

d. We ate bread and ____________________ for breakfast.

5. Form one anagram from each of these words:

a. Now ____________________

b. Tones ____________________

c. Mate ____________________

d. Words ____________________

e. Range ____________________

6. Complete each of the following sentences with proper word chosen from the brackets:

a. Olu needs some ____________________ to bake bread.

[a] flower

[b] flour

[c] floor

b. I ____________________ my teacher everyday.

[a] sea

[b] see

[c] saw

c. My ____________________ is married to a lawyer.

[a] ant

[b] aunt

[c] aunti

d. The pig has a ____________________.

[a] tail

[b] take

[c] tell

e. We worked every hard and became.

[a] week

[b] weak

[c] waist

7. Study the word pattern carefully in each of the following and underline the odd one:

a. (see, seek) (for, fork) (nor, snore)

b. (bail, bale) (hail , hale) (won, write)

c. (ream, read ) (meet, meat ) (roam, road)

d. (birth, bat) ( bat, bait) (run, ruin)

8. Choose the one word that cannot be formed by the combination of some or all the letter of the words printed in capital letters:

a. BOARDING:

[a] road

[b] boring

[c] boat

b. ENTERTAINMENT:

[a] entrance

[b] entrance

[c] entry

c. DICTIONARY:

[a] city

[b] year

[c] action

9. From the option letter A – C ,choose a word that sound almost as the one written in capital letter:

a. TALE:

[a] tall

[b] till

[c] tell

b. SOW:

[a] sir

[b] so

[c] saw

c. PULL:

[a] put

[b] pool

[c] book

10. Complete these sentences with suitable word chosen from the alternatives:

a. Water is to thrust as food is to ………………………

[a] hunger

[b] flour

[c] buy

b. Cock is to hen as lion is to ____________________.

[a] goat

[b] elephant

[c] lioness

c. Nose is to smell as eyes is to ____________________.

[a] close

[b] see

[c] sleep

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