CBSE Class 5 English Unseen Passage I. Students should do unseen passages for Class 6 English which will help them to get better marks in English class tests and exams. Unseen passages are really scoring and practicing them on regular basis will be very useful. Refer to the unseen passage below with answers.
Read the following passages carefully and answer the questions given below:
On Saturday morning the postman delivered a large parcel for Tommy. The parcel contained a birthday present and it had arrived just in time.
Tommy looked at the stamps on the packet. IU's from uncle Bill", he shouted excitedly. Even though Uncle Bill, was in America, he had not forgotten Tommy's birthday. Mother made Tommy promise not to open the parcel until the following day.
"Your birthday is not till tomorrow", she said. You should open it in the morning together with your other presents." The next day, father was just as excited as Tommy when they discovered that the parcel contained an electric train Set. "Let's go upstairs and put it together", father said.
Tommy remained with his father for about an hour but finally got bored with the train set and went into the living room.
At about lunch time, Tommy's mother came into the 'living room. "Where's your father?" She asked, "l've been looking for him everywhere."
'He's upstairs, Mum", Tommy answered. "He put my train set together this morning, and he has been playing with it ever since.
Answer the following Question:-
1.Who sent the parcel for Tommy?
2.What was the present in the parcel?
3.How did Tommy know that the parcel came from America?
4.Write from the passage the sentence which shows that Tommy got more than one present?
5.What was Tommy's father doing after Tommy went into the living room?
6.Why did Tommy's mother want him to open the parcel the next day?
7.Why didn't Tommy stay upstairs longer?
8.What happened on Saturday morning?
9.What did his father say to him the next day?
Find words from the passage which
i a person who delivers letters
Suggested Answers to Passage:-
1.Uncle Bill sent the parcel for Tommy.
2.An electric train set.
3.,Tommy looked at the stamps on the packet.
4.‘You should open it in the morning together with your other presents."
5.He was playing with the electric train-set.
6.He should open it on the day of his birthday.
7.He got bored.
8.On Saturday morning the postman delivered a large parcel for Tommy
9.Father said that they should go upstairs and put it together.
(i) postman (ii) present.