FIRST TERM EXAMINATION 2015/2016 CLASS: PRIMARY 5 SUBJECT: VERBAL REASONING NAME:……………

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FIRST TERM EXAMINATION 2015/2016
CLASS: PRIMARY 5                                     SUBJECT: VERBAL REASONING
NAME:………………………………………………………………….……
Part A:
Instruction:
Underline the correct answer from the options provided
1.)   House is to man as nest is to
___________. (a) pig (b) goat (c) bird (d) girl
2.)   One is to single as two is to
_____________. (a) double (b) triple               (c) tuple (d) quadriple
3.)   __________ is to hand as toe is to
foot. (a) fingers (b) finger (c) arm (d) leg
4.)   Sheep and lamb, goat and ___________.
(a) baby (b) kid (c) piglet   (d) baby
goat
5.)   Tongue and taste: Ear and
___________. (a) hear (b) eat (c) smell           (d) talk
Part B:
Instruction: Underline the Synonym of the word in capital letters.
6.) FRANK      (a) happy (b) greedy (c) angry (d) sincere
7.) NARRATE (a) report (b) argue (c) speak (d) tell
8.) FAMOUS   (a) eminent (b) cheerful (c) popular (d)
wicked
9.) ENORMOUS       (a) Happiness (b) Goodness (c) Big (d)
small
10.) GLOOMY          (a) cheerful (b) courageous (c) dull
(d) original
Part C:
Instruction: Underline the word that does not belong to the group.
11.)        (a) well        (b) mountain        (c)
river       (d) tap
12.)        (a) Bell        (b)
bicycle             (c) lorry      (d) taxi
13.                  (a)
Fulfade  (b) Abuja              (c)
Yoruba (d) Tiv
Instruction: Pick the group name from the following:
14.) Yakubu, Silas,
Amirat, John: ____________. (a) Moslem                        (b) Christian (c) Male (d) Names
15.) Teaching, Nursing,
Engineering, Barbing: ___________. (a) work (b) occupation (c) skill (d)
experience
16.) Water, Juice, Wine,
Kerosine: ____________ (a) gas (b) water      
         (c) liquid (d) crude oil
Instruction: Write four words that begins with “st”.
17.)
______________________           18.)
______________________
19.)
______________________           20.)
______________________
Instruction: Write an anagram for each of these words.
21.) plum         _____________
22.) earth         _____________
23.) parse        _____________
24.) snug         _____________
Instruction: Write the word which will continue the series
25.) big : bigger ; late
: latter ; blend : _______________
26.) careful : full ;
narrow : row ; import : ___________
27.) pack : pat ; fact :
fat ; halt : ______________
Instruction: Choose the word that is correctly spelt.
28.)    (a) truly           (b)
truely     (c) truelly    (d) troully
29.)    (a) handkerchief  (b) hankachief   (c) handcachief   (d) hankerchief
30.)    (a) hipotamus  (b) hippopotamus   (c) hippotamus  (d) hipopotamus

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