Achievement Test In English VI

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Achievement Test In English VI - Quiz

This test measures the skills learned by grade six pupils in English specifically in speaking after one school year.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    1. You should walk_____ in going to school so you will not be late?

    • A.

      Hard

    • B.

      Fast

    • C.

      Well

    • D.

      Soft

    • E.

      Good

    Correct Answer
    B. Fast
    Explanation
    Walking fast is the correct answer because it implies moving quickly and efficiently, which is essential for reaching school on time. Walking hard, well, soft, or good do not convey the same sense of speed and urgency as walking fast.

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  • 2. 

    2. He _____ put up a scarecrow to send the birds away.

    • A.

      Honestly

    • B.

      Truly

    • C.

      Peacefully

    • D.

      Carefully

    • E.

      Totally

    Correct Answer
    D. Carefully
    Explanation
    The word "carefully" is the correct answer because it implies that the person is taking caution and paying attention to detail while putting up the scarecrow. This is important in order to effectively send the birds away and prevent them from causing damage or disturbance. The other options such as honestly, truly, peacefully, and totally do not convey the same level of caution and attention that is required in this situation.

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  • 3. 

    3. I saw my former teacher _____ the church hearing mass attentively.

    • A.

      Going

    • B.

      Here

    • C.

      Inside

    • D.

      Into

    • E.

      Away

    Correct Answer
    C. Inside
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "inside". This is because the sentence is describing the action of seeing the former teacher at the church, specifically while they were attentively hearing mass. The word "inside" implies that the teacher was within the church building during this time.

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  • 4. 

    4. The Cruz Family seldom goes to a movie . Seldom is used as an adverb of _____

    • A.

      Time

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Manner

    • D.

      Frequency

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Frequency
    Explanation
    Seldom is used to describe how often something happens, indicating infrequency or rarity. In this sentence, it is used to describe the frequency with which the Cruz Family goes to a movie, indicating that they rarely go. Therefore, the correct answer is frequency.

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  • 5. 

    5. The storm comes when people _____ expects

    • A.

      Never

    • B.

      Soon

    • C.

      Least

    • D.

      Sometimes

    • E.

      Always

    Correct Answer
    A. Never
    Explanation
    The storm comes when people least expects. This means that the storm arrives at a time when people are least prepared or least anticipating it. It suggests that storms often occur unexpectedly or at inconvenient times.

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  • 6. 

    6. Motorists drive _____ during rainy weather.

    • A.

      Slowest

    • B.

      More slowly

    • C.

      Slower

    • D.

      Most slowest

    • E.

      Slowly

    Correct Answer
    E. Slowly
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "slowly". This is because "slowly" is the adverb form of "slow" and is used to describe the action of driving. In the context of the sentence, it indicates that motorists drive at a reduced speed during rainy weather.

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  • 7. 

    7. The rain fell _____ than it did during the last storm.

    • A.

      Heavily

    • B.

      More heavily

    • C.

      Most heavily

    • D.

      Heavier

    • E.

      Heaviest

    Correct Answer
    B. More heavily
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "more heavily" because it compares the amount of rain falling in the current storm to the amount of rain falling in the previous storm. The word "more" is used to indicate a comparative degree, showing that the rain fell with a greater intensity or volume than it did before.

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  • 8. 

    8. Read the selection and answer the questions that follows.             Daily progress was painfully slow. A snow storm was raging hard.  But the mountain climbers proceeded. They wanted to succeed. One of them was flow off his feet. He had to crawl fast in hands and knees.              What instance shows that the climbers were having  difficulty in climbing  the mountain?

    • A.

      The mountain climbers proceeded.

    • B.

      The mountain climbers wanted to succeed.

    • C.

      The snow storm was raging hard.

    • D.

      They had to crawl fast on hands and knees.

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. They had to crawl fast on hands and knees.
    Explanation
    The instance that shows that the climbers were having difficulty in climbing the mountain is that they had to crawl fast on hands and knees. This suggests that the conditions were so challenging that they could no longer walk or climb upright, and had to resort to crawling in order to make progress.

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  • 9. 

    9. Pick out the adverb form the selection.

    • A.

      Progress

    • B.

      Hard

    • C.

      Off

    • D.

      Daily

    • E.

      Crawl

    Correct Answer
    D. Daily
    Explanation
    The adverb form in the given selection is "daily". It describes the frequency of an action or event, indicating that something happens every day.

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  • 10. 

    10. Pick out the adjective from the selection.

    • A.

      Progress

    • B.

      Hard

    • C.

      Off

    • D.

      Daily

    • E.

      Crawl

    Correct Answer
    B. Hard
    Explanation
    The adjective in this selection is "hard." Adjectives are words that describe or modify nouns, and "hard" describes the noun it is referring to. In this case, "hard" describes something that is difficult or requires a lot of effort.

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  • 11. 

    11. Edgar told his classmates to join the group singing contest. Change the sentence using direct discourse.               

    • A.

      "Classmates, let us join the group contest tonight, " Edgar said

    • B.

      Classmates told Edgar to join the group singing contest.

    • C.

      Edgar and his classmates will join the group singing contest,

    • D.

      " Edgar , let us join the group singing contest, " the classmates said

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. "Classmates, let us join the group contest tonight, " Edgar said
    Explanation
    Edgar said, "Classmates, let us join the group contest tonight."

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  • 12. 

    12. Change the sentence to and indirect discourse.        " May I speak to Donna?" asked Edgar.

    • A.

      " Donna , may I speak with you? "

    • B.

      Edgar asked if he could speak to Donna.

    • C.

      Edgar spoke to Donna on the phone.

    • D.

      Donna's mother spoke to Edgar.

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Edgar asked if he could speak to Donna.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Edgar asked if he could speak to Donna." This is the correct indirect discourse form of the original sentence. It accurately reflects Edgar's question and request to speak with Donna.

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  • 13. 

    13. What kind of number is being described in each number?          " Please make them go. I'll call up the fire station "

    • A.

      Question

    • B.

      Exclamatory

    • C.

      Request

    • D.

      Command

    • E.

      Statement

    Correct Answer
    C. Request
    Explanation
    This direction covers numbers 13 - 14.

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  • 14. 

    14. Don't panic. Be calm!

    • A.

      Question

    • B.

      Exclamatory

    • C.

      Request

    • D.

      Command

    • E.

      Statement

    Correct Answer
    D. Command
    Explanation
    The given statement "Don't panic. Be calm!" is an imperative sentence that is giving a direct order or command to someone. It is instructing someone to not panic and to remain calm. Therefore, the correct answer is "command".

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  • 15. 

    15. Complete the sentences using prepositions and prepositional phrase.          Dr. Song comes _____ India.

    • A.

      On

    • B.

      From

    • C.

      At

    • D.

      About

    • E.

      In

    Correct Answer
    B. From
    Explanation
    This direction covers numbers 15 - 16.

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  • 16. 

    16. The first man to circle the Earth _____ was Yuri Gagaren.

    • A.

      In spaceships

    • B.

      On the tricycle

    • C.

      From the jeep

    • D.

      In an airplane

    • E.

      On a bus

    Correct Answer
    A. In spaceships
    Explanation
    Yuri Gagarin was the first man to circle the Earth in spaceships. This means that he completed the orbit around the Earth using spacecraft designed for space travel.

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  • 17. 

    17. ______ The part of the newspaper where we can read the opinion of the editor.

    Correct Answer
    Editorial
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Editorial". An editorial is the part of the newspaper where we can read the opinion of the editor. It is a section that presents the editor's viewpoint on current events, social issues, or political matters. Editorials are usually found on the editorial page and provide analysis, commentary, and interpretation of news stories. They are written by the editorial staff or the editor-in-chief and aim to influence public opinion and spark discussion on important topics.

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  • 18. 

    18.  _____ Job available, business to put up ans services offered.

    Correct Answer
    Classified adds
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Classified ads." Classified ads refer to advertisements that are placed in newspapers, magazines, or online platforms, offering job opportunities, businesses for sale, and various services. These ads are typically categorized into different sections based on their content, making it easier for readers to find the information they are looking for. Classified ads are a common method used by individuals and businesses to promote their offerings and connect with potential customers or job seekers.

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  • 19. 

    19. _____ is where we can read the names , dates and the place where a person who passed away will be buried.

    Correct Answer
    Obituary
    Explanation
    An obituary is a notice or announcement that provides information about a person who has passed away, including their name, date of death, and place of burial. It is typically published in a newspaper or online platform to inform the community about the death and funeral arrangements. Obituaries serve as a way to honor and remember the deceased, as well as provide important details for those who want to attend the funeral or send condolences to the family.

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  • 20. 

    20. This _____ page shows us fresh news about your favorite players in basketball, soccer, tennis etc.

    Correct Answer
    sports
    Explanation
    This answer is correct because the word "sports" fits logically in the blank and matches the context of the sentence. The sentence mentions basketball, soccer, tennis, which are all sports, and the blank is asking for a word that describes a page that provides news about these sports. "Sports" is the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and complete the sentence.

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