ENGLISH END OF SEMESTER 1 EXAM 2021 YEAR 6
1 What is the dawn chorus?
2 How long in the morning can the dawn chorus go on for? 4 Rewrite the last paragraph to include the main points using no more than 30 words.
7. Explain why you chose that text. 8. (a) Why was the nightingale given its name? (b) Nightingales are three colours. Name two of them.
9. 10. Suggest a reason why the male nightingale wants to avoid attracting unnecessary attention to its nest. 11. These questions refer to both texts (a) What is the purpose of the sub-headings in the text The dawn chorus? (b) In the text The Nightingale, paragraphs are used.
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Section C: Grammar, Punctuation and Vocabulary Spend 15 minutes on this section. 13. 14 (a) Identify the main clause in this sentence. Male robins are distinct from other birds as they have a bright red belly.
(b) Rewrite this sentence. Harike Lake is a brilliant place to go bird watching. Include this clause. which is in India Remember to add punctuation. Do not add or change any words. 15. Change this sentence from past to present. Some poets thought that the nightingale’s song was a love song. Complete the sentences by writing the passive forms of the verbs given in brackets. 16.Many countries (visit) by migrant birds each year. 17.Worms (eat) by birds. 18.Ravens (keep) at the Tower of London since the 17th century. 19.This coming summer Japan (visit) by many migrant birds.