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Precision is the path to Excellence

PMR English Language

Form 1
[Lesson
Grammar
Exam
Practice
9]

Question Words
Rational Cloze + Closest in Meaning

Ms Chin Seow Hui

QUESTION WORDS
Who?
to ask about people
Example: Who is that man in the office?
What?
to ask about things
Example: What is this strange looking thing?
Which?

to ask about things or persons (when you have to


choose or identify something or someone)
Example: Which of these books belong to you? Or Which book is
yours?
Why?
to ask about reasons
Example: Why are you late?
When?
to ask about time
Example: When is the meeting starting?
Whose?
to ask about possession
Example: Whose book is this?
How?
to ask about the way, manner or degree
Example: How do I get to the library?
How do you feel?
Exercise 1

Fill in the blanks with suitable question words.

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

__________
__________
__________
__________
__________
__________
__________
__________
__________
__________

is your brother leaving for Australia?


is Kim Supermarket?
present are you getting for Bala?
is that man waving to us?
many guests are you inviting to your party?
bicycle did you borrow?
of these books do you prefer?
much was the dress?
of these cars belong to you?
are you so angry with her?

Exercise 2

Circle the correct answer

Irene
__________ told you about it?
Rita
Devi did.
A
What
C

Who

B
2

Why

Whose

Mother
__________ are you in such a hurry?
Father
Im late for a meeting.
A
How
C
Why
B
When
D
Where
Wee Kit
__________ do the school holidays begin?
Jamal
In two weeks time, I think.
A
Where
C
How
B
What
D
When

Tourist
__________ is the bus that goes to town?
Chandra The one that has the sign Bandar on it.
A
What
C
When
B
Which
D
Where

Mrs Yeo
__________ did you go after school?
Tom
I went to the library.
A
How
C
Which
B
Where
D
What

Puspa
__________ book is that on the table?
Leela
Its Dads.
A
Who
C
Which
B
Whose
D
What

Policema __________ were you last night at eight oclock?


n
I was at home with my wife
Zaki
A
Who
C
Who
B
Where
D
Why

Father
__________ did your brother tell you on the phone?
Jee Ann
He told me that he will be coming home next week.
A
When
C
What
B
Why
D
How
EXAM PRACTICE
Rational Cloze

Dear students, please listen carefully. I am going to distribute some forms. You
need to ________ (1) in these forms carefully. These are the registration forms for ________
(2) PMR examinations. You may use a pen to fill in the first form. ________ (3) only a 2B

pencil for the second form. Please enter all the required particulars ________ (4). Your
name must be written in capital letters. It must be ________ (5) exactly as in your identity
card. Write each letter of your name ________ (6) the boxes provided. If your name is too
long, you need to shorted ________ (7). Do not use correction fluid to correct ________ (8)
mistakes. Do you have any questions to ask?
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A

fill
you
Using
correctly
spell
from
them
few

B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B

fills
yourself
Use
briefly
spelling
out
its
some

C
C
C
C
C
C
C
C

filled
yours
Used
immediately
spelt
in
it
any

Closest in Meaning

D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D

filling
your
Uses
hurriedly
spells
beside
they
little

Read the conversation below and choose the best meaning for the phrases underlined.
Lina:
Tina, why did you turn up (1) late for the netball practice this morning?
Tina:
The bus was stuck in a jam. The traffic was help up (2) by an accident.
Lina:
What happened?
Tina:
a van went out of control and crashed into (3) the back of a lorry.
Lina:
Was the driver seriously injured?
Tina:
Fortunately, he escaped without a scratch.
1
turn up
2
help up
3
crashed into
A
join
A
cancelled
A
hit
B
attend
B
delayed
B
sped
C
arrive
C
started
C
drove
D
leave
D
ended
D
touched