Rip van winkle Class 5 worksheet English

UNIT 5 CHAPTER 2- Rip van winkle Class 5

TEXT-BASED QUESTIONS

Objective Answer Type Questions

  1. State ‘T’ for True and ‘F’ for False statements.
(i)  The only problem with Rip was that he was hyperactive.( )
(ii) Rip used to play with children.( )
(iii) The old man did not sport a beard.( )
(iv) Rip drank the contents of the barrel.( )
(v) Rip’s farm was well-maintained.( )
(vi) Rip was kind to children.( )
(vii) Rip was a hardworking man. ( )
(viii) The short old man on the mountain was his constant companion. ( )
(ix) Rip helped the old man on the mountains because he wanted to have a drink from the barrel. ( )
 (x) Rip was away for twenty years because he was asleep on the mountains( )

Read the following lines of the story and answer the questions that follow. He looked around for Wolf, but he was nowhere.

Rip whistled for him. “Wolf! Wolf!” he then shouted. No dog was to be seen.

  • Who is he in the above lines?

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  • Wolf was the name of     ………………………….
  • Find two verbs from the ………………………….          …………………………. lines.
  • Find two pronouns from ………………………….          …………………………. the lines.

Very Short Answer Type Questions. (RIP VAN WINKLE Class 5)

  • Where was Rip’s village located?

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  • From where this story has been adapted?

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Short Answer Type Questions. (RIP VAN WINKLE Class 5)

  • Why did the children like Rip?

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  • Describe the appearance of the old man who asked Rip to carry the barrel.

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  • Why did Rip obey the old man?

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  • Describe the condition of Rip’s farm.

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  • How and when did Rip realise that he had grown old?

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  • What was the only problem with Rip Van Winkle?

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  • What did Rip do on reaching the highest part of the mountain?

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  • Describe the stranger he met on the mountain.

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  • What was strange about the men playing a game?

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  • What did Rip see on waking up?

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  • What did Rip find out on returning to his village?

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LANGUAGE BASED QUESTIONS. (RIP VAN WINKLE Class 5)

  1. Write the appropriate word by using the clues.
    1. Wild unwanted plants     W____D___
    2. Lines or folds on skin     _R__K___E__
    3. Dreaming while awake   __Y_R__M
    4. To climb down     D__C_N__
    5. A wooden container for storing oil etc   ___A____
  2. Listed below are a few words from the chapter that have been jumbled. Find the right word by unscrambling them.

(i) GEIVLLA   ……………….             (ii)    SELBMAR ……………….

(iii) DEOECH   ……………….             (iv) BURBED              ……………….

 (v) RINKD    ……………….      (vi)  ARRBEL ……………….

(vii) AEFR ………………. (viii) LFWO ……………….

(ix) PRISURSE ………………. (x) MAWON ……………….

  • Write the suitable adjectives for the given words.

  (i)  ……………….       bread         (ii)    ……………….    village

 (iii) ……………….        children         (iv)  ……………….   neighbour

 (v) ……………….         actor           (vi)  ……………….     king

 (vii) ……………….       witch   (viii) ……………….  dinner

 (ix) ……………….        crow               (x)  ……………….    student

 (xi) ……………….        cheeks  (xii) ……………….   snake

Match the words in the box with their meanings. You may take the help of a dictionary.

grizzled, astonished, foothills, stroked, familiar

  • near the lower part of a mountain         ………………………………..
  • with grey hair       ………………………………..
  • to rub gently         ………………………………..
  • to be very surprised         ………………………………..
  • known to you         ………………………………..
  • Complete the following sentences. (RIP VAN WINKLE Class 5)
    • Rip’s village was situated ………………..
    • The children of the village loved him because ………………..
    • ………………. was his constant companion.
    • The villages stared at him because ………………..
    • The old woman who recognised Rip was ………………..
    • Rip woke up after ………………. years.
    • Rip just ………………. away his time.
    • Rip was a ………………. neighbour.
  • Sometimes we join two words to make a describing word. For example, Rip was a good-natured man, everybody liked him.

Here are some more describing words. Use them to complete the given paragraph.

long-sleeved, high-heeled, well-dressed, open-mouthed, sweet-looking, odd-looking, part-time.

Mrs. Das has a ………………. job in a clothes shop. Yesterday, an ………………. woman walked into the shop. She was wearing

………………. shoes. A ………………. dog was with her. ” I want a ………………. shirt for my dog, please,” she said. “For your dog?”

asked Mrs. Das, ………………. in surprise. “Yes,” replied the woman. “I want him to be ………………. for my next party.”

  • In each of the following sentences, find out and write the silent letters in the underlined words.
    • You are asking foolish questions about things you don’t know. ……………….
    • The story was about a friendly ghost. ……………….
    • The vessel that was shipwrecked was carrying gold for the  Spanish king………………..
  • My mother wore a sari in a subtle shade of green.
    • Meera baked some biscuits for the party.
    • The palm tree shook violently during the storm.
    • The florist comes to the market on Wednesday. ……………….
    • In the early morning, I listen to a programme about Yoga. ……………….
  • Use the words given below to complete the sentences.
    • The newspaper is dropped at our doorstep ………………. .
    • I was absent from school ………………. because I was unwell.
    • As Sheetal is playing a match, she will go home ………………. .
    • The magazine is printed ………………. and we get it on Sunday.
    • The plane arrived ………………. than its scheduled time.
    • The angry teacher asked the boy to leave the class right ………………. .
  • Make sentences. (RIP VAN WINKLE Class 5)
    • companion ………………………………………………………………………
    • fence ………………………………………………………………………
    • frightened ………………………………………………………………………
    • beard ………………………………………………………………………
    • familiar ………………………………………………………………………
  • Complete the following expressions. Hint is given.
bat, lighting, clown, pig, daisy, turtle, tomato

(i) Today I am feeling as fresh as a ………………. .

(ii) John runs as fast as ………………. .

(iii) After that meal, I feel as fat as a ………………. .

(iv) My sister works as slow as a ………………. .

(v) Without my glasses, I am as blind as a ………………. .

(vi) Jimmy is as funny as a ………………. .

(vii) When my teacher praised me, I turned as red as a ………………. .

Fill in the blanks with personal pronouns. One has been done for you. (RIP VAN WINKLE Class 5)
  1. Mr. Verma is ill. He is on medicines.
  2. This is Mrs. Sharma. ………………. is beautiful.
  3. Tell those girls that ………………. must go.
  4. Has Mr. Shah gone? ………………. think this bag is ………………. .
  5. ………………. am sorry if ………………. have hurt ………………. .
Use suitable reflexive pronouns to complete the sentences. One has been done for you. (RIP VAN WINKLE Class 5)
  1. The old man often talks to himself.
  2. Have you looked at ………………. lately in the mirror?
  3. The horse has hurt ………………. .
  4. I enjoyed ………………. when I went to Goa.
  5. The old lady looked after ………………. as she lived alone.
  6. The sons fought amongst ………………. after the death of their father.