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CLOZE TEST

Read the passage below and fill in each blank space with an appropriate word.

Most of us know our ______________2   human rights are. We often demand that they be respected. This is as it should be. Unfortunately, some of us do _____________2 realize that others have a right too. For instance, you have the right to __________3 loud music. You have to consider if the music would be a nuisance to other people who want peace and ____________ 4. What about the way we dress? Should we dress to please ourselves? Should you dress to please others? Definitely, we come first. We must not dress in a way that ____________5 to modesty of others. Also, many people defend the right to _____________6. They know how harmful this is to our health.

I however strongly believe that smoking should not be done in ______________7. Doing so denies others the right to enjoy a pollution free environment and ______________8 their health. Remember nobody is likely to___________9 your rights if you do not respect those of others. Long live____________10 human rights.

(a) (i) Outline the entire riddling cycle.                                        (5mks)
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        (ii)    Songs are genres of oral literature. State five of their functions.                        (5mks)
….…………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

(b) Identify the silent letter in the following words                              (5mks)
       (i)        Married
       (ii)        Government
(iii)    Half
(iv)    Difference
(v)    Wrong
(vi)    
(c) Supply the following words with their synonyms                                (5mks)
       (i) Significant
       (ii) Decline
(iii)    Huge
(iv)    Want
(v)    Brief

  (d) Write down five ways of making notes.                                               (5mks)
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  (e) Imagine that you were to perform a solo verse at an inter-school competition. What accompaniments would make your audience remember your performance for a long time.                        (5mks)
    …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Question 2                                                (10mks)
1.    What
2.    not
3.    play
4.    quiet
5.    offends
6.    smoke
7.    public
8.    endangers
9.    respect
10.    our
Question 3                                                (5mks)
    a)i) Challenger:    Take a riddle.
          Respondent:    I take it.
          Challenger:     The riddle is posed.
          Respondent:    The wrong answer is given.
          Challenger:    Asks for a city.
          Respondent:    Gives a city.
          Challenger:     Gives the correct answer.
    ii) Functions of songs                                     (5mks)
a)    Lull babies to sleep.
b)    Make work easier.
c)    Praise our leaders.
d)    Express love to loved ones.
e)    For worship.
f)    To ridicule.
g)    To encourage.

b) Identify silent letters.
    i) –i-
    ii) –rn-
    iii) –l-
     iv) –e-      (between f and r)
    v) –w-

    c) Synonyms
    Important
    Reject (refuse/rebuff)
    Gigantic
    Need
    Short

    Ways of making notes:
•    Numbering by bullets
    ‘’ Arrows
(a)    ‘’ letters of alphabet
(i)    ‘’ Roman numbers

Make it brief and concise.
Arrange in a logical sequence.
Be grammatical
e.g. Wear relevant costumes, i.e. jingles.
Hit the drum where necessary
Have an attractive and relevant décor.
Apply relevant make up e.g. Facial paint to capture the theme of your song.
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