Grade- 6 English Sample Paper 2024​

Grade-6 English Sample Paper 2024

Grade- 6 English Sample Paper 2024

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Subject: English 
Class: VI
Duration : 3 Hrs.                                                 Max. Marks  80
Grade- 6 English Sample Paper 2024 Answer Key Download Given Below

General Instructions:

General Instructions:
1. The Question Paper contains FOUR sections. Reading, Writing, Grammar &
2. Marks are indicated against each question.
3. Attempt questions as per instructed.
4. All the questions are compulsory to attempt.

Section- A (Reading)

Q1. Read the following passage and choose the most appropriate option given below:      (1×10=10)

Our ancestors had great difficulty in getting books. Now, our difficulty is what to read. There are books and books but our hours of reading are very few. Therefore, choice becomes essential. We should be very careful about what we read. There are books that poison our lives by suggesting evils. We should keep them at arm’s length. We should read only those books which have stood the test of time. Such books are our great classics like the Ramayana and the Gita. They contain the wisdom of our sages and saints. They have appealed to mankind from generation to generation. Reading of such books has an ennobling influence on our minds and character. It gives us spiritual enjoyment. These books give us instruction with entertainment. They represent our ancient culture. They set before us high ideals to follow. They are our best friends, best guides, and the best treasure.

i) We should be selective because

            (a) there is a great number of books available to us

            (b) there is scarcity of books

            (c) there are only bad books in the market

            (d) none of the above.

ii) We should avoid those books which

            (a) cost high price                     

            (b) come in paperback

            (c) corrupt our lives by suggesting evils

            (d) come in more than one volume.

iii) The books which have stood the test of time are called ______.

            (a) great books                          (b) rare books

            (c) biographies                          (d) classics.

iv) What is/are the special quality/qualities of classics?

            (a) They affect our mind in a good way

            (b) They teach us something great and also entertain us.

            (c) They help us in our spiritual growth

            (d) All the above.

v) An expression in the passage which means ‘good effect’ is

            (a) spiritual enjoyment              (b) ennobling influence

            (c) high ideals                           (d) very careful.

vi) Which two great classics are being talked about in the passage?

            (a) Ramayana                           (b) Gita

            (c) Both (a) and(b)                    (d) None of the above

vii) What difficulties did our ancestors face?

            (a) in getting books                   (b) in writing books

            (c) in reading books                   (d) in understanding books

viii) What would be the synonym of ‘classics’?

            (a) representative                      (b) difficulties

            (c) wisdom                               (d) instruction

ix) At what length should we keep the books that poison our lives?

            (a) at arm’s length                    

            (b) one feet length

            (c) at a length of 10 centimeters

            (d) a kilometer

x) Suggest an appropriate title for the passage.

            (a) Wisdom of books

            (b) Books are our best friends

            (c) Books are our best guides

            (d) any of the above

Q2. Read the following passage and choose the most appropriate option given below:       (1×10=10)

            Soon the drum made of Tamarind wood was ready. The courtiers assembled outside the king’s door and the royal musician began to play. But instead of the thum thum thum that everyone expected, the Tamarind drum intoned, “The raja has horns on his head. The raja has horns on his head”. The court burst out laughing and the king cried with rage. “I won’t stay in the palace a moment longer,” he shouted. “I’ll go to the forest and live by myself.” He tore the nightcap off his head and ran out of the palace, seizing the Tamarind drum on his way out.

            The king lived for several years in the forest. He gradually learned about the beauty of the world around him. He learned to care for creatures smaller than himself. Gradually he grew strong, wise, and selfless. His only companion was the Tamarind drum, and the drum, when he beat it, gave him all the advice and experience of the old tree. He learned to play it so beautifully that even the spirits of the trees were charmed and they went to meet the God who had given him the horns.

i) Soon the drum made of ___________ was ready.

            (a) Tamarind wood                   (b) Rosewood

            (c) Teakwood                           (d) Sandalwood

ii) The tamarind drum intoned, “The Raja has_________ on his head”.

            (a) cap                                      (b) hair

            (c) horns                                   (d) hat

iii)        The king could not remain in the palace as

            (a) he was cursed                      (b) everybody laughed at him

            (c) he was not humble               (d) he was angry and ashamed

iv) The king lived in the forest for______ .

            (a) 2 years                                 (b) 5 years

            (c) several years                        (d) 10 years

v) In the forest, the king learnt about the ____ of the world around him.

            (a) beauty                                 (b) birds

            (c) nature                                 (d) animals

vi) The king became a better human being as:

            (a) he had to live alone in the forest

            (b) his companion taught him so

            (c) he grew strong, selfless and wise

            (d) he learnt to play the Tamarind drum

vii)       What did the Tamarind drum give the king?

            (a) Tamarind                             (b) Horns

            (c) Advice                                (d) Food

viii)      Who had horns on his head?

            (a) Raja                                     (b) Birds

            (c) Animals                              (d) Companion

ix) Who was the only companion?

            (a) Tamarind                             (b) king

            (b) Birds                                   (d) animals

  1. x) Who learnt the beauty of world around him?

            (a) king                                    (b) Companion

            (c) Animals                               (d) Birds

Q3. Read the seen extract and choose the most appropriate option given below:              (1×5=5)

            With my expert assistance, he soon finished the chore:

            Made her a treehouse with windows and a door.

            So granny moved up and now every day

            I climb to her room with glasses and tray.

            She sits there in state and drinks sherry with me.

            Upholding her right to reside in a tree.

i) Who is ‘he’ here?

            (a) father          (b) narrator       (c) grandmother (d) tree

ii) For whom was the treehouse being built up?

            (a) narrator                               (b) grandmother

            (c) mother                                (d) father

iii)        What is the theme of the poem?

            (a) love             (b) peace           (c) anger           (d) nature

iv) How is nature shown in the poem?

            (a) happy          (b) sad              (c) angry           (d) disappointed

v) Who is the speaker in the poem?

            (a) Ruskin Bond                        (b) grandmother

            (c) treehouse                             (d) father

Q4.      Read the seen extract and answer the questions that follows: (1×5=5)

            ‘Son, no one bartes his imaan for friendship.

            God resides in the heart of a panch.

            What ever the panch says is the word of the god.

i) Who said these words ?

            (a) Khalla         (b) Jumraati      (c) Jumman      (d) Algu

ii) To whom are the words being spoken?

            (a) Algu            (b) Jumman      (c) Khalla         (d) Samjhu

iii)        What does the word ‘imaan’ mean?

            (a) faith            (b) anger           (c) friendship    (d) god

iv) Who is the writer of the chapter?

            (a) Prem Chand             (b) Ruskin Bond

            (c) Bhawana Somaaya               (d) Andaleeb Wazid

v) What relation does Jumman and Algu shared?

            (a) enemies       (b) friends         (c) relatives       (d) brothers

Section- B (Writing)

Q5.       Write an application to the Principal of your school requesting her to

            arrange a historical trip. (5)


            Write an application to the Secretary of your society to arrange some sports equipment in your society.

Q6.       Suppose you found somebody’s water bottle in your classroom. Write a notice to be put up on the classroom display board to find the owner of the bottle.                          (5)


            Suppose you lost your mathematics notebook in the school bus. Write a notice to be put up on the school display board requesting a return of it.

Section- C (Grammar)

Q7. Do the questions as per directions:

i) Fill in the blanks with the verbs from the brackets which match

            with the subjects in the following sentences:    (½×2=1)

  1. a) How many legs __________this table have?(do/does)
  2. b) Three and three ________six.(makes/make)

ii) Fill in the blanks with the most suitable form of adverbs: (½×2=1)

            (a) Siya comes to school ___________(punctually/totally).

            (b) The pan is too _________ to touch(hot/warm)

 iii)        Fill in the blanks with the right form of prepositions:        (½×2=1)

            (a) The fish is swimming ______the aquarium. (in/at/on)

            (b) The woman sat _________ her friends  (among/between/in)

 iv) Choose the correct form of conjunctions from the options given

            below:              (½×2=1)

            (a) I was ill _______ I didn’t go to work.(so/as/because)

            (b) You should get your license renewed at once _______pay a fine.


 v) Punctuate the following sentences.          (½×2=1)

            (a) Sam Lily and Paul will decide.

            (b) When will you return to our city

 vi) Choose the most appropriate form of voice. (½×2=1)

  1. a) Why do you tell a lie?

                (i) Why a lie told by you?     

                (ii) Why is a lie be told by you?

                (iii) Why is a lie told by you?

                (iv) Why is a lite being told you?

b) You will praise her very much.

                (i) She will praised very much by you.           

                (ii) She will be praised very much by you.

                (iii) She will being praised very much by you.

                (iv) She will been praised very much by you.

vii)       Choose the correct word for the following group of words.       (½×2=1)

            (a) A person who thinks only of himself (Egoist/ eccentric/ proud/ boaster

                 (b) Savitri travels by foot. She is a (traveller/ stickler/ disciplinarian/ pedestrian)

viii)      Use the most appropriate form of preposition:            (½×2=1)

            (a) They will serve dinner ______ eight o’clock. (at/in/across)

            (b) The train will arrive _____ twenty minutes. (on/in/for)

ix) Use the most appropriate form of verb according to the subject:       (½×2=1)

            (a) The sun _____ in the east. (rising/ rises/ will rise/ would be rising)

            (b) They ____ basketball at present. (plays/ are playing/ is playing/ play)

x) Use the most appropriate form of adverb:      (½×2=1)

            (a) They come here very ______ . (often/oftens/oftenly)

            (b) She sings ______ . (melody/melodious/melodiously)

Section- D (Literature)

Q8.      Write down the meaning of the following words. (Do any ten). 


            (a) gendarmes   (b) virtual         (c) tucked         (d) dissuaded

            (e) sequins        (f) integral        (g) solemn        (h) halcyon

            (i)  veil             (j) barter           (k) reluctance   (l) soaring

Q9.      Fill in the blanks.                                             (1×5=5)

            (a) A picture is _____a thousand words.

            (b) Jumman Sheikh and Algu Chowdhary’s friendship was_____.

            (c) K. Asif chose his favourite ‘Sheesh Mahal dance’ ____to be filmed in


            (d) The bright garment woven for the queen looked like plumes of a ___.

            (e) Though renewable, water is a _____resource.

Q10.     Answer the following questions in about 20-30 words. (Do any six). (2×6=12)

            (a) How was Grandmother pacified in the end?

            (b) What did grandmother demand?

            (c) How many ghagras did Q eventually buy?

            (d) What are the three forms of Bihu?

            (e) Which kind of garment is woven for a newborn child?

            (f) What did Shapoorji Pallonji regret?

            (g) What are some of the disadvantages associated with smart classes?

 Q11. Answer the following questions in about 50-60 words. (Do any two).  (4×2=8)

            (a) Describe the change in the convict towards the end of the play.

                                   (The Bishop’s Candlesticks)

            (b) Which way of learning do you prefer: traditional or technology-driven?                 Explain.

            (c)  ‘This is justice. This is not the work of man. God himself resides in the

                   panch-parmeshwar’. Explain the statement with reference to the




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