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Form 2 English Study Notes

SHULEFITI ONLINE EXAMS

FORM TWO

ENGLISH

NAME ………………………………………………………….. CLASS ……….. ADM ……………………

PART A GRAMMAR (30 mks)
1. combine the following sentences to form a compound sentence (3mks)
a)My friends say being slim is healthy. I think it is dangerous.

b) He stole from the old woman. He was jailed.

c) It was a rainy morning. We went to work.

2. Identify the main clause in the sentences below by writing out in the space provided.(3mks)
a) The nurse must be tired because she had no sleep last night

b) We found the books which we misplaced last term.

b) Although there was drought in North Eastern province, the country’s economy improved.

3. Underline the adverbial phrases in the following sentences (4mks)
a) His body was lowered to the grave
b) The doves cooed in their nests.
c) Why don’t you rest in the shade?
d) The boy ran very fast
4. change the following into possessive form
a) The drug of my patient has expired.
b) The bed leg was not fixed properly.
c) A friend of my brother bought us the computer.
d) The leaves from that tree are medicinal.
5. use the appropriate adverb to complete the following sentences (5mks)
i) He performs his duties …………………………
ii) She …………………….. visits her grand mother.
iii) The old man sorted out the dispute……………………..
iv) Hassan…………………………………..requested for a full bursary.
v) Ibrahim’s English is perfect. He speaks …………………………………
6. change the following sentences to passive voice (5mks)
i) Mary carried the baby on her back.
ii) The carpenter made us a big table.
iii) I hate people who gossip.
iv) Halima drew the picture.
v) who taught you English?

7. Use the following words both as noun and verb in constructing own sentences (4mks)
i) Produce a)noun ……………………….. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
b) verb ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
ii) desert a) noun ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. b)verb ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
8. give the difference between the following words
a) re-cover

b) recover

PART B ORAL SKILLS (15MKS)
1. Give the sound common in the following words (4mks)
i) Cheetah, furniture, stretch …………………………..
ii) Regulation, mission, sacrificial ……………………..
iii) Measure, treasure, leisure ……………………
iv) Ring, wrong, bank …………………………………………
2. Identify the silent letter in the following lists of words (3mks)
i) Whip, torah, hour, honest ………..……
ii) Know, knee, knife …………………………..
iii) Wrist, wrote, wrest …………………….
3. Transcribe the pronounciation of the following letters (4mks)
i) h……………………………………..
ii) w……………………………………
iii) d……………………………………
iv) m…………………………………..
4. give the homophones of the following words (4mks)
i) some …………………………….
ii) One………………………………..
iii) All……………………………………..
iv) You……………………………………..
PART C POEM (15MKS)
Read the poem below and answer the questions that follow.
WESTERN CIVILIZATION

Sheets of tin nailed to posts
Driven in the ground
Make up the house

Some rags complete
The intimate land scape

The sun slanting through cracks
Welcomes the owner

After twelve hours of slave
Labour

Breaking rock
Shifting rock
Breaking rock
Shifting rock
Fair weather
Wet weather
Breaking rock
Shifting rock

Old age comes early
A mat on dark nights
Is enough when he dies
Gratefully
Of hunger

Questions
1. What is the poem about? (2mks)

2. Why does the old age come early ? (2mks)

3. Describe the house in the poem (2mks)

4. Showing their effectiveness, identify and illustrate any two poetic devices used in this poem (6mks)

5. What is the attitude of the persona towards “western civilization”? (3mks)

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