Wonderful waste worksheet English Class V

UNIT  1 CHAPTER 2 (Wonderful waste worksheet)

TEXT-BASED QUESTIONS

Objective Answer Type Questions. (Wonderful waste worksheet)

  1. State ‘T’ for true and ‘F’ for false statements.
    1. The cook ordered a feast for the Maharaja.    ( )
    1. Avail became famous all over Kerala. ( )
    1. Nobody wanted to know the name of the new dish.   ( )
    1. The Maharaja entered the kitchen to survey the dishes.          ( )
  2. Read the following lines of the poem and answer the questions that follow.

Then he cut them into long strips. He put them in a huge pot and placed it on the fire to cook.

(i) Who is ‘He’ in the above lines?

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(ii) What was cut into long strips?

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(iii) Find two adjectives and two verbs from the above lines. Adjectives    ………………. ………………. Verbs ……………….  ……………….

Very Short Answer Type Questions

  • Why was the cook in a fix?

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  • How was the name of the new dish pronounced as?

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Short Answer Type Questions. (Wonderful waste worksheet)

  • How did the cook react to Maharaja’s order?

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  • Why was everyone eager to know the name of the dish?

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Long Answer Type Questions. (Wonderful waste worksheet)

  • Describe in detail how the new dish (avial) was prepared.

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  • What were the preparations in the palace for?

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  • Why did the Maharaja go into the kitchen in the afternoon?

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  1. What had the cook planned to do with the vegetable scraps?

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  1. In which state is avial very popular now?

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  1. What did the cook add to decorate the dish?

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LANGUAGE-BASED QUESTIONS.

  1. Match the following words and phrases with their meanings.
Column AColumn B
(i) Lo and behold(a)  Hearty meal for many guests
(ii)In a fix(b) Waste
(iii) Scrap(c) A difficult situation
(iv) Feast      (d) What a surprise!
  • List any five things that are needed to make a dish. The first one has been filled for you.

(i) Water (ii) ………………. (iii) ………………. (iv) ………………. (v) ………………. (vi) ……………….

  • A few words are listed below.

Tempting        Travancore         Surveyed      Huge           Feast

 Long               Cooked              Kerala         Cleaned        Avial

  • Pick out the nouns from the ………………………………………………… list.
  • Pick out the verbs from the ………………………………………………… list.
  • Pick out the adjectives from …………………………………………………the list.
  • Describe any two ways in which you can cut down wastage of: water, electricity, paper.

Saving Water

(i) …………………………………………………………………………………………………..

(ii) …………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Saving Electricity

(i) …………………………………………………………………………………………………..

(ii) …………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Saving Paper

(i) …………………………………………………………………………………………………..

(ii) …………………………………………………………………………………………………..

  • Describe in your words a feast that you have attended.

Complete the description by keeping in mind the following points.

  • occasion of the feast     
  • Venue
  • Number of guests (Approximately)  
  • Details of dishes and desserts served
  • Who all from your family attended the feast?
  • How did you prepare/what did you wear etc?
  • What you enjoyed the most e.g. dance, food, games, ceremony etc?

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  • Complete the following sentences by modifying the words given in brackets so as to make words opposite in their meanings.
    • The shopkeeper began to …………………………….. (fold) the sari for my mother.
    • The boy was …………………………….. (successful) in passing the entrance examination.
    • The word had been …………………………….. (spelt) in his copy.
    • The lawyer was …………………………….. (satisfied) with the judgement.
    • The new boy began to …………………………….. (behave) with the other boys in the class.
    • This is a …………………………….. (useful) weapon as it is broken.
    • The stranger had …………………………….. (understood) me as he did not know Hindi.
    • In his anger, he began to ……………………………..  (agree) with what I suggested to him.