Organisation : Gauteng Department Of Education
Exam : Grade 06 Provincial Exam – June 2018
Document Type : Question Paper
Subject : English
Category : Grade 06
Year : 2018
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Gauteng Grade 06 Provincial Exam English Question Paper
Download Grade 06 Provincial Exam – June 2018 English First Additional Language Question Papers from the official website of Department of Basic Education
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Grade 06 Provincial Exam – June 2018 – Question Papers
English First Additional Language
Answer ALL questions in the spaces provided in the question paper Practice exercises Circle the correct answer.
1 Which one of the following is not a sport?
You answered correctly if you circled the letter A .
2 Which word is the verb in the following sentence? Write the word on the line. The girl is eating her food. You answered correctly if you only wrote “eating” on the line.
3 Give a reason why exercising is important for kids. You should have written a full sentence in the space provided similar to the answer below: Exercising is important for a healthy body and mind.
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Section A – Comprehension
Read the information text below and answer questions 1 – 9.
1 Who is invited to the party? (1)
2 When will the party take place? (1)
3 Where will the party take place? (1)
4 Who is the party for?
5 What occasion will be celebrated?
6 How many candles will be on the cake at the party? (1)
7 What word rhymes with the word ‘tell’? (1)
8 Who do you think Mrs Mahlangu is? (1)
9 If you attend this party, what character will you dress up as? Give a reason for your answer.
Read the following story and answer questions 10 – 22.
1 Sally searched her room from top to bottom. She pulled out the drawers in her cupboard and emptied them. She cleaned her bookshelves and looked behind the books. She took her suitcase down from the top of the cupboard and peered hopefully into it. Then she thought she’d give it a break and look again another day. She had lost her little camera. She couldn’t find it anywhere. She thought she’d last had it on holiday in the mountains and couldn’t remember seeing it since the family had returned.
10 Circle the correct letter of your answer.
What is the best title for this story? The …
A stolen camera.
B holiday camera.
C lost camera.
D revolting camera. (1)
11 Circle the correct letter of your answer.
Who is the main character in the story? (1)
12 Circle the correct letter of your answer. Where does this story take place? In her …
D cupboard. (1)
13 Circle the correct letter of your answer.
Where did Sally find her camera? In the …
D boot. (1)
14 Circle the correct letter of your answer.
The story is about …
A taking photographs.
B keeping a secret.
C searching for a camera.
D treasuring a camera.(1)
15 Explain why Sally did not tell anyone about the lost camera. What would have happened if she had told them? (2)
16 What did Sally mean when she said that she cleaned her room from ‘top to bottom’? (1)
17 If you had lost a valuable item your parents had given you, would you tell them about it? Give a reason for your answer.
18 Find one word from the text (paragraph 1) that means the same (synonym) as: looked (1)
19 Find one word from the text (paragraph 2) that is opposite (antonym) in meaning to: found (1)
20 Why did Tim buy the camera for Sally?
Section B – Language In Context
Questions 23 – 34 :
23 Write the correct preposition in the space provided.
Tim wanted her to take a photo ___________ him posing. (1)
24 Rewrite the following sentence in the Simple Present Tense.
She cleaned her bookshelf. (1)
25 Rewrite the following sentence in the simple past tense.
She tells her brother about the camera. (1)
26 Underline the verb that agrees with the subject.
Sally (is / are) afraid to tell her parents about the camera. (1)
27 Rewrite the singular form of the underlined word.
She cleaned her bookshelves. (1)
28 Rewrite the plural form of the underlined word.
The family went on holiday. (1)
29 Rewrite the following sentence using the correct punctuation.
she had last seen her glasses boots and camera while holidaying in mpumalanga (4)
30 Complete the degree of comparison in the following sentence. She had a small camera, her father had a ___________camera and Tim had the smallest one.