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Seminar Pecutan Akhir

UPSR 2017
“Tip Of:
How to answer UPSR
English 013 EFFECTIVELY”

BY MADAM AZMAH BT HJ ELIYAS


‘Bringing education to the next level’
28.8.2017
PAPER 1 (013)
PEMAHAMAN

Section A
Questions 1-20
To score ‘A’

 Cover all topics and grammar items.


 Spend only 1-2 minutes for easy questions.
 Read the instructions carefully.
 Read the passage or study the stimulus given carefully.
 Go through each questions and all the options (A, B, C, D)
given.
 Eliminate the wrong answers first.
 Answer the easy questions first, then go back to the
difficult questions.
 Always double check your answers.
 Remember don’t lose 2 marks for free.
PLEASE LEND ME
YOUR
UNDERSTAND THESE FIRST ...

There are nine (9 ) Parts of speech :


1. Nouns 7. Prepositions
2. Pronouns 8. Verbs
3. Adjectives 9. Articles
4. Adverbs
5. Conjunctions
6. Interjection/Punctuation
QUESTIONS 1-5
TIPS AND HINTS
Read the question
carefully.
Questions 1-4
Testing your
(Vocabulary)
grammar skill.
Find clues in the
questions.
Circle or underline
the clues.
Mark (x) if you find
the option is wrong
Choose the best
answer.
Choose the most suitable idiom.
TIPS AND HINTS
oRead 6 When she saw other competitors on the stage,
the questions
she ______________.
carefully.
oTestingyour idioms A hit the sack.
and proverbs skills. B spilled the beans.
C kept a straight face.
oFind and circle the D had butterflies in her stomach.
clues.
oMark (x) if you find Choose the most suitable proverb.
the option is wrong.
o Not sure? Guess 6. “Life is not a __________. You have to work
hard.” Lily said to her daughter.
the answer from the
options. A. beat around the bush
B. cock and a bull story
C. twinkling of an eye
D. bed of roses
Questions 7-9
(Sentence level)

TIPS AND HINTS


Read the text
carefully.

No picture guided.

Find and circle the


clues to help you.

Mark (x) if the


option is wrong.

 Not sure? Guess


the meaning in
context.
QUESTION 10
 TIPS AND
HINTS
Choose the word that has the opposite meaning as the
 Read the questions underlined word.
carefully.
 Apply your skills 10 The handbag is costly. She cannot afford it.
in mastering
A big B expensive C cheap D attractive
antonyms or
synonyms.
 Circle the clues. Choose the word that has the same meaning as the underlined
 Mark (x) if the word.
option is wrong.
 Not sure? Guess 10 The cobbler repairs shoes.
the meaning in
A mends B checks C examines D sews
context.
QUESTION 11
 TIPS AND
HINTS
Choose the sentences with the correct punctuation.
 Read the
questions 11. A Vijay asked, “What special gadgets do you use?”
carefully. B vijay asked, “what special gadgets do you use?”
 Apply your skills C Vijay asked, “What Special Gadgets do you use?”
in mastering D vijay asked, “What special gadgets do you use?”
punctuation or
maybe spelling.
The best technique: Use your ruler to do partitions.
 Circle the clues.
 Mark (x) if the 11. A Vijay asked, “What special gadgets do you use?”
option is wrong. B vijay asked, “what special gadgets do you use?”
C Vijay asked, “What Special Gadgets do you use?”
D vijay asked, “What special gadgets do you use?”
QUESTION 11

Choose the answer with the correct spelling.


Pilih jawapan yang mempunyai ejaan yang betul.

11 An _____________ causes great destruction.

A eathquake B earthquke C eartquake D earthquake


12 A book
B poster
C portrait
D banner
What is
this?
13 A robbery
B bullying
C kidnapping
D extorting money

14.A will be
B will not be
C shall be
D shall not be

15. A alone
B together
C in groups
D with friends
16 The monkey wanted the coconut
for his________
QUESTIONS16- A food
20 B
C
thirst
friend
Once there was a clever monkey. He wanted to get some D crocodile
coconuts to quench his thirst but they were on an island.
He did not know how to swim. He saw a crocodile lazing 17 Why did the monkey need the
in the river. He called out the crocodile. He asked the crocodile’s help?
crocodile’s help to cross the river.
A The crocodile was very kind.
The crocodile was happy to help but he had a trick. He
was going to eat the monkey’s heart after they landed on B The monkey could not swim.
the island. On reaching the shore, the crocodile caught C The crocodile was very strong.
the monkey’s tail and said “I am going to eat your heart!”
D The monkey left its heart on the
The monkey laughed aloud. “My heart is left on the
coconut tree.
coconut tree. Let me go and I will give it to you.”
“Now, I’ll let you go. Climb that tree and get me your 18 From the story, we can say that the
heart.” crocodile was_______________.

The monkey climbed up the tree and laughed even louder A clever.
at the crocodile. “Oh, Mr. Crocodile! Here’s my heart!” B very helpful.
He threw a coconut and it landed on the crocodile’s head. C a trustworthy friend.
D not sincere in helping other
animal.
19. What were the subjects
QUESTIONS 19-20 that Sam needed to pay more
attention to?
Read Sam’s diary below and answer the question
A. Maths and English
that follow.
B. English and Bm
C. Maths and Science
D. Science and BM

20. The idiom burn the


midnight oil means _______

E. do last-minute revision
F. study consistently
G. let the oil-burner on
H. sleep late
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