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SAMPEL SOALAN UJIAN

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SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN TAUN GUSI DUAKOTA BELUD

FORM TWO ASSESMENT 2014ENGLISH LANGUAGEPAPER 1OCTOBER2 hours Two hour

JANGAN BUKA KERTAS SOALAN INI SEHINGGA DIBERITAHU

Arahan1. Kertas soalan ini mengandungi empat bahagian : Bahagian A, B, C dan D.2. Jawab kesemua bahagian.3. Jawapan anda hendaklah ditulis di ruang jawapan yang sediakan. Sekiranya ruang jawapan tidak cukup,sila dapatkan helaian tambahan daripada pengawas peperiksaan.

Do not open the question paper until you told to do soInstructions1. This question paper consists of four sections: Section A, B, C and D.2. Answer all sections.3. Your answers must be written in the space provided. If the spaces in the booklet are insufficient, please request for the additional answer sheets from the invigilator.

Prepared by, Checked by

. ..HILDA SULAIMAN MASREH BINTI DURASIKEnglish teacher Head of the Language Panel

Section A(10 Marks)(Time suggested: 15 minutes)Answer all questions in this paper.

The text below is about a greedy man.Question 1

Read the text below. The first and last lines are correct. For the remaining lines, there is one grammatical error in each line.Underline the error. Then, write one word to correct the error in the space provided. An example has been given. The correct word must not change the meaning of the sentence. There are no spelling and punctuation errors in this text.

A man had lost thirty gold coins. He told his friend about it. Later his friends daughter found the thirty gold coins during walking home. The girls father gave the gold coins to its friend. After counting the gold coins, the man said that ten of them was missing. He said he had forty gold coins and the girl have taken the ten gold coins. He asked the girls father to give him ten gold coins. The girls father refuse. The greedy man took the two of them to court. The judge asked the girl how much gold coins she had found. He replied thirty gold coins. The judge then asked the greedy man how many gold coins he lost but he answered forty gold coins. The judge then told the man that the gold coins do not belong to him because the girl had find thirty and not forty gold coins. He then told the girl to take the gold coins and if everybody came looking for them he would send for the girl. The greedy man then confessed that he had lied and he only had lost thirty gold coins but the judge did not listen to him.e.g: ona)_______b)_______c)_______d)_______e)_______f)_______g)_______h)_______i)________j)________

(10 marks)

Section B(30 marks)(Time Suggested: 40 minutes)Question 2Read the following text. Then, answer the questions (a) (j).

Questions (a) (j)Using the information from the text, complete the following graphic organiser.

(10 marks)

Question 3Read the advertisement below. Then, answer questions (a) (j)

Questions (a) (d) : Based on the advertisement, state whether the following statements are TRUE or FALSE.(a) Shops in the island will not accept the Franc.___________ (1 mark)(b) One can only travel in the island by using jeeps,bicycles or motorbikes.___________ (1 mark)(c) The bank operates from 9.30 a.m to 3.00 p.m every day except on Sundays.___________ (1 mark) (d) The bicycle is the most popular form of transport at Mystery Island.___________ (1 mark)

Questions (e) (j) : Read the advertisement carefully and answer the questions below.

(e) What are the vehicles provided for the tourists?____________________________________________________ (1 mark)(f) The island is said at its best between May and June. Why is it so?____________________________________________________ (1 mark)(g) Fill in the table with an appropriate phrase from the advertisement.MeaningPhrase

i. Enjoy walking to nearby places without haste______________________ (1 mark)

ii. to notice something only for a moment______________________ (1 mark)

(c) Why do you think the cost for vacation at the Mystery Island is higher than other holiday destinations?____________________________________________________ (1 mark)(d) What makes the beaches become a fairyland every night?____________________________________________________ (1 mark)

(10 marks)(j) You plan to visit one of the popular islands in Malaysia. In about 50 words, write an email to your friend. In your email:- encourage him/her to join you.- give reasons to support your choice- add other relevant information to make your writing interesting.

(10 marks)

SECTION C( 25 MARKS )( TIME SUGGESTED 20 MINUTES )

Question 4 (15 marks )Read the passage about Sabrina, an environmental activist.

Sabrina is a friend of the environment. She practices the idea of going green. How does she do it? When she goes to the market, she brings along plastic containers and a rattan basket. The butcher, fishmongers and vegetables sellers will pack the meat, fish and vegetables that she buys into these plastic containers. Then she carries all her purchases in the rattan basket. She always brings tiffin carriers to the shops or food stalls when she buys cooked food.Being a member of Nature Club of the Town Council, Sabrina helps to organize activities and conducts workshops for children, housewives and senior citizens. She tells them that they can be friends of the environment like her too. She educates the adult community on the importance of separating and sorting rubbish. She reminds the participants who attend her workshops to put unwanted items into the correct coloured bins. The blue bins are for glass products, such as bottles and vases, except for mirrors and glass panes. The orange coloured bins are for plastic containers and aluminium cans. Sabrina tells the participants not to put tins with old or used paint into the orange coloured bins.The children like to attend the workshops that Sabrina conducts once a month in the community hall. She uses all kinds of unwanted things as materials to make handicraft items for the children. The children enjoy cutting, pasting, stitching and gluing parts together to make new and useful items that they can use or give away as gifts to their friends, teachers and relatives.Sabrina lives in a single-storey house. There are many pails and containers around the compound. She leaves them there to collect rainwater that is later used to water the plants and wash the porch. She puts some abate into the water to prevent breeding of mosquitoes.Sabrina is someone who walks the talk. Everyone in the community admires her for it.

Read the passage carefully and answer questions (a) (j).a) Give two examples of how Sabrina practices going green when she goes to the marketi. _________________________________________________(1 mark)

ii. _________________________________________________(1 mark)

b) Who attends Sabrinas classes on the importance of separating and sorting rubbish?

______________________________________________________ (1 mark)

c) Why are the recycle bins in different colours? ______________________________________________________ (1 mark)

d) What activities does Sabrina organise for children?______________________________________________________ (1 mark)

e) Fill in the blanks with an appropriate word/phrase from the passage.

MeaningWord / Phrase

i. The things that one buys (1 mark)

ii. Being environmentally-friendly (1 mark)

iii. The elderly folks (1 mark)

iv. Decorative things that you make by hand (1 mark)

(4 marks)f) What is the purpose of putting abate in the rainwater?

______________________________________________________ (1 mark)

g) Why do you think Sabrina is described as someone who walks the talk ?

______________________________________________________ (1 mark)

h) Give two reasons why Sabrina brings tiffin carriers whenever she buys food.

i) ___________________________________________________ (1 mark)

ii) ___________________________________________________ (1 mark)

i) List 2 other activities that students can practise in school to save the environment.i) ____________________________________________________ (1 mark)ii) ____________________________________________________ (1 mark)Question 5Read the poem below carefully. Then, answer questions (a) (d).

I WONDERI wonder why the grass is green,And why the wind is never seen?

Who taught the birds to build a nest,And told the trees to take a rest?

O, when the moon is not quite round,Where can the missing bit be found?

Who lights the stars, when they blow out?And makes the lightning flash about?

Who paints the rainbow in the sky,And hangs the fluffy clouds so high?

Why is it now, do you suppose,That Dad wont tell me, if he knows?

Joanne Kirby

(a) What does it mean when trees take a rest?

___________________________________________________________ (1 mark)

(b) What does the persona wonder about the stars ?

___________________________________________________________ (1 mark)

(c) In the last stanza, why do you think the Dad does not give the persona the answers?

___________________________________________________________ (1 mark)

(d) Who do you think is the persona? Give a reason.

___________________________________________________________

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