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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE and I.Q. Test

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PREFACE Pragya General Knowledge and IQ Test is an innovative series written in order to facilitate the students of grade one to grade five. It contains several features that make it one of the best series on this subject in the market. Salient features of the series: The lessons in the series are carefully selected and graded into various sections or areas. It makes the learners easy to access any lesson they want. Every lesson in the series is written in a simple language to address the young minds of the related classes. The series contains an attractive layout or illustration. It helps to grasp the young minds. Abundant exercises are given in every lesson to check the understanding of the students. They are of different varieties or types. Enough guidelines are given for the learners to solve the exercise with their own efforts. Review questions are given after certain lessons to facilitate the teachers to prepare questions for examinations. The given information in the series is accurate and taken from all reliable sources. I am quite certain that the series will assist to expand the sphere of knowledge of young learners. It will also help them in their other subjects. I owe gratefulness to Pragya Publication for its assistance in bringing out this series. I am also thankful to Mr. Manoz Manohar on the behalf of his PS DESIGN for his sincere hard work and utter dedication in the designing part. I have left no stone unturned to make this series up-to- date and learners friendly. However, I will always be eager to hear feedback, comments and constructive suggestions from the teachers for the further improvement of the series. Author


CONTENTS

SECTION

A

Plants and Animals

01

Great People around Us

23

Science and Technology

37

Our Way of Life

49

Games, Sports and Entertainment

61

Our Country, Nepal

69

The Amazing World

85

Mixed Bag

95

IQ Tests

125

SECTION

B SECTION

C SECTION

D SECTION

E SECTION

F SECTION

G SECTION

H SECTION

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Section A

Plants and Animals Lessons: 1 : Vertebrates and Invertebrates 2 2 : Oviparous and Viviparous Animals 3 3 : Amazing Facts about Animals 4 4 : Classification of Animals 5 Review - 1 6 5 : Eating Habits of Animals 7 6 : Movement of Animals 8 7 : Some Interesting Insects and Animals 9 Review - 2 10 8 : Babies and Parents of Animals 11 9 : Strange Birds and Animals 12 10 : Plant Development 13 11 : Males and Females of Animals 14 12 : Labelling 15 13 : Terrestrial and Water Plants 16 14 : Some Medicinal Plants 17 15 : Some Food Crops 18 16 : True or False 19 17 : Facts on Some Plants 20 Review - 3 21 Mixed Bag-1 22

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Lesson

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Vertebrates and Invertebrates

Write V for those animals that have backbones (vertebrates) and I for those animals that do not have backbone (invertebrates).

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Oviparous and Viviparous Animals

Write oviparous for egg laying animals and viviparous for the animals that do not lay eggs.

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Amazing Facts about Animals

Fill in the blanks with suitable names of animals. (1) An .................................. can run faster than a horse. It also lays the largest eggs in the world. (2) A .................................. can run faster than a Ferrari. In fact, it is the fastest animal in the world. (3) A ........................................... can produce more milk while listening to slow music. (4) A ........................................... has unique nose prints just like the human beings have unique finger prints. (5) A ........................................... produces pink sweat. (6) A ................................. sleeps with one eye open. (7) A ..................................... sleeps while standing. (8) A .................................... hears with its tongue.

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hippo

dolphin

snake

cow

cheetah

dog

ostrich

horse

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Classification of Animals

Classify the following animals into pisces, amphibians, reptiles and mammals.

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(1) Name any six animals that do not have backbone.

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(2) Name any four egg-laying animals.

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(3) Name any four crawling animals.

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(4) Write T for true and F for false statements.

(a) An octopus has backbone.

(b) A dolphin is an egg-laying animal.

(c) A horse can run faster than an ostrich.

(d) Frogs live both on land and in water. (e) Dolphins sleep with one eye open. 6

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Eating Habits of Animals

Name the following animals that tear the flesh to eat.

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Movements of Animals

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Write the movements of the following animals. (1) A cat

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(2) An elephant

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(3) A snake

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(4) A donkey

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(5) A frog

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(6) A horse

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(7) A mouse

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(8) A pig

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(9) A duck

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ambles

gallops

leaps

scampers

slithers

stretches

trots

trots

waddles

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Some Interesting Insects and Animals

Identify these animals and write their names. (1) The ship of desert

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(2) An animal with a pouch

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(3) Animal that never closes its eyes ........................................ (4) A mammal that lays eggs

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(5) An animal that can respire through the eyes and the nose ...................................... (6) An insect that has tongue at its leg ..................................... (7) An insect that can live without head for several days ...................................... (8) An animal that can live without water for several days ...................................... (9) A water animal that has eight arms ...................................... (10) An animal that has teeth in its stomach .................................

butterfly

camel

camel

cockroach

crab

deer

fish

kangaroo

octopus

platypus

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Fill in the blanks with suitable names of animals. (1) Which animal is known as the ship of desert?

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(2) Which animal is known as the king of jungle?

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(3) What is the name of our national animal?

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(4) Name the animal that has the longest lifespan.

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(5) Which is the tallest animal?

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(6) Name the mammal that flies.

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(7) Which is the largest animal in the world?

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(8) Which animal do we use for riding?

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(9) Which is the largest land animal?

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(10) Which animal has one or two horn on its nose?

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Babies and Parents of Animals

Match the following animals with their babies. (1) bear

cub

(2) bird

chick

(3) camel

calf

(4) deer

fawn

(5) donkey

colt

(6) duck

duckling

(7) eagle

eaglet

(8) fish

fry

(9) frog

tadpole

(10) goat

kid

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Lesson

9

Strange Birds and Animals

Identify the following animals. (1) I am the largest lizard. Who am I?

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(2) I belong to the family of the crocodile. I am mostly found in India. Who am I? ..................................... (3) I give wool to people and belong to the camel family. Who am I? ..................................... (4) I am a small bird found in New Zealand. I cannot fly. Who am I? ..................................... (5) I am the largest type among the deer family. I have humped shoulders and long legs. Identify me. .................................... (6) I am the second largest land animal. Who am I?

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(7) I belong to the cat family. I look like a leopard without dots. Who am I? ..................................... (8) I am an aquatic bird. I hold my breath while eating food. Who am I? .....................................

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flamingo

gharial

kiwi

komodo dragon

llama

moose

panther

rhinoceros

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Plant Development

Fill in the blanks with suitable answers. (1) The small hard part that develops in a fruit is called a ............................................ (2) Seeds are covered with a hard covering called ....................... It protects the seed. (3) The process by which a seed becomes a seedling or a new plant is called .............................. (4) The most attractive and the most colourful part of the flowering plant is called .............................. (5) The transfer of pollen grains from anther to stigma of flower is called .............................. (6) After pollination, a male cell and a female cell fuse to form a zygote. This process is called .............................. (7) Some flowering plants such as sweet potato, dahlia, etc. reproduce by means of .............................. (8) Some flowering plants like rose, sugarcane, potato, garlic, etc. can reproduce by means of ..............................

fertilization

flower

germination

pollination

roots

seed

seed coat

stem

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Lesson

11 Males and Females of Animals Choose and write the males or females of the following animals.

Animals Females

Males

Animals Females

Males

goat

...............

camel

............... bull

nanny

cat

queen

............... leopard

............... leopard

deer

doe

............... horse

............... stallion

donkey

jenny

............... pig

sow

fox

............... dog

giraffe

cow

sheep

............... wolf

...............

............... ram ............... dog

billy

bitch

boar

buck

bull

cow

ewe

jack

leopardess

mare

tom

vixen

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Labelling

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Label the different parts of the plant.

Label the following parts of the flower.

carpel

ovary

petal

sepal

stamen

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stigma

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Lesson

13

Terrestrial and Water Plants

Colour green for terrestrial plants and colour blue for hydrophytes (water plants).

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Some Medicinal Plants

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Name the following medicinal plants.

(1) People use this plant to treat burns and sunburns. (2) People use this plant to get rid of gas and stomach aches. (3) We can use this plant to treat cold and stomach aches. (4) This plant helps to cure a toothache. (5) This plant is good for our heart. (6) This plant kills viruses.

garlic

ginger

cinnamon

aloe vera

clove

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mint

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Lesson

15

Some Food Crops

gram

lentil

maize

millet

mustard

paddy

sesame

wheat

barley

Writes the names of the following food crops.

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True or False

Write True for right statements and False for wrong statements. (1) All the animals that give directly birth to young ones have backbones. (2) Snakes and frogs take care of their babies properly. (3) Viviparous animals nourish their babies by feeding milk. (4) Monkeys and elephants are domestic animals. (5) A camel can survive for several days without food and water. (6) Aquatic animals spend most of their time on trees. (7) Most of the aquatic animals breathe through gills. (8) Ducks have webbed feet. (9) Heterotrophs can prepare their own food. (10) Aquatic plants are also called hydrophytes. Book for Grade - Four

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Lesson

Facts on Some Plants

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Tick (Ăź) the correct answer. (1) Which is the biggest flower in the world? sunflower

rose

rafflesia

(2) Which plant gives us fruit once only in its lifetime? banana

orange

coconut

(3) Which of the following is a medicinal plant? mango

neem

bamboo

(4) Which of the following plants is a carnivores plant? dahlia

pitcher

tulsi

(5) Which of the following is a non-flowering plant? fern

marigold

apple

(6) Which tree is used to make the bats for cricket? willow

hickory

peepal

(7) Which is the fastest growing woody plant in the world? apple

bamboo

coconut

(8) Which of the following plants is a fruit? potato

cucumber

cabbage

(9) Name the only fruit that bears its seeds outside its fruit strawberry 20

cherry

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pumpkin


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(1) Name any four parts of a plant.

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(2) Name any four parts of a flower.

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(3) Name any four food crops.

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(4) Name any four medicinal plants.

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Mixed Bag-1

Answer the following questions. (1) Which is the smallest bird in the world?

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(2) Which animal can smell water three miles away? ............................. (3) Name the two animals that can see behind without turning their head. ......................................... (4) Which bird lays the largest egg? ......................................... (5) Which is the only mammal that can’t jump? ......................... (6) Which animal have three layers of eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand? ............................. (7) Name the only bird that can see blue colour. ........................ (8) Which animal can’t walk backwards?

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(9) Which animal has finger prints beside human beings? ............................. (10) Which animal has three hearts?

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camel

elephant

elephant

humming bird

kangaroo

koala

octopus

ostrich

owl

rabbit and parrot

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Section B

Great People around Us Lessons: 1 : First Lady in Nepal 24 2 : First in Nepal 25 3 : Other Names 26 4 : Authors of Famous Literary Works 27 5 : Titles of Some Literary Figures 28 6 : Some Politicians of Nepal 29 7 : Our National Heroes 30 8 : Famous Writers of Different Languages 31 9 : Nicknames of Some Famous Persons 32 10 : Buddhism and Gautam Buddha 33 11 : Great Nepalese Persons 34 Review - 4 35 Mixed Bag-1 36

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Lesson

1

First Lady in Nepal

Name the following famous personalities. (1) The first Nepalese woman to scale Mt. Everest ................................................ (2) The first female principal of our country ............................. (3) The first female pilot of Nepal

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(4) The first female engineer of Nepal ...................................... (5) The first woman to receive Madan Prize .................................................. (6) The first nurse of Nepal .................................................. (7) The first woman president of Nepal ...................................... (8) The first film actress of Nepal

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(9) The first female singer to record songs ................................. (10) The first female to stand board first in the SLC examination .................................................. Angur Baba Joshi

Bhuwan Chand

Bidhya Devi Bhandari

Kanti Malla

Luna Bhatta

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa

Rakshya Rana

Melawa Devi Gurung

Parijat

Umadevi Das

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First in Nepal

2

Choose the correct answer and write in the blanks below. (1) The first prime minister of Nepal .......................................... (2) The first bank of Nepal

..........................................

(3) The first martyr of our country

..........................................

(4) The first newspaper in Nepal

..........................................

(5) The first president of Nepal

..........................................

(6) The first vice president of Nepal

........................................

(7) The first scientist of Nepal

..........................................

(8) The first Nepali movie of Nepal

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(9) The first colour movie of our country ..................................... (10) The first test tube baby of Nepal ..........................................

Parmananda Jha

Bhimsen Thapa

Dr. Rambaran Yadav

Om Mani Tamang Nepal Bank Limited Gehendra Shumsher Rana

Kumari

Lakhan Thapa

Aama

Sudhasagar

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Lesson

Other Names

3

Write the names of the persons who are known by the following names. (1) Living Lion (Jiundo Sinha) ................................................ (2) Father of School (Schoolka Pita) ........................................ (3) Unlucky King (Abhagi Raja) ................................................ (4) Araniko ................................................ (5) Living Martyr (Jiundo Sahid) .............................................. (6) Janak ................................................ (7) Harittara ................................................ (8) Iron Man ................................................ (9) Dhankute King (Dhankute Raja) ........................................ (10) Founder of Modern Nepal ................................................

Amar Singh Thapa

Balabahu

Padma Shumsher

Dev Shumsher

Jayaprakash Malla

Ganeshman Singh

Bhrikuti

Prithvi Narayan Shah

Sirdhwoj

Tanka Prasad Acharya

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Authors of Famous Literary Works

Write the names of the authors of the following famous literary works. (1) Munamadan (2) Shirishko Phul (3) Jiwan Kanda Ki Phool (4) Seto Dharti (5) Karnali Blues (6) Khusi (7) Radha (8) Palpasa Cafe (9) Dhritarashtra Amar Neupane

Bijay Kumar

Buddhi Sagar

Ghanashyam Kandel

Jhamak Kumari Ghimire

Krishna Dharabasi

Laxmi Prasad Devkota

Narayan Wagle

Parijat

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Lesson

5

Titles of Some Literary Figures

Tick (Ăź) the correct titles of the following literary figures. (1) Laxmi Prasad Devkota

Aadikabi

(2) Bhanubhakta Acharya

Yugkabi

(3) Motiram Bhatta (4) Madhav Prasad Ghimire (5) Siddhicharan Shrestha (6) Gopalprasad Rimal (7) Balkrishna Sama

Rastrakabi

Rastrakabi

Kabi Kesari

Yugkabi

Adhunik Kabi

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Yuwakabi

Itihas Siromani

Natya Samrat

(9) Ali Miya

Anshukabi Sringarik Kabi

Lokkabi Itihas Siromani

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Aadikabi

Yuwakabi

(8) Dharmaraj Thapa Janakabi Keshari

(10) Baburam Acharya

Mahakabi

Ayemeli Kabi Yugkabi


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6

Some Politicians of Nepal

Insert suitable number against the names to match with the pictures.

(1) Baburam Bhattarai

(2) Ganesh Man Singh

(3) K.P Sharma Oli

(4) Madan Bhandari

(5) Manmohan Adhikari

(6) Onsari Gharti Magar

(7) Pushpakamal Dahal

(8) Dr. Ram Baran Yadav

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7

Our National Heroes

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Ram Shah Phalgunanda

Shankhadhar Sakhwa

Balbhadra Kunwar Amar Singh Thapa

King Tribhuwan

Write the names of the following national heroes of Nepal.


Lesson

8

Famous Writers of Different Languages

Write the languages of the following famous writers. S.N

Poets

Languages

1.

Bhanubhakta Acharya

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2.

Tulsidas

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3.

Kalidas

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4.

Rabindra Nath Tagore

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5.

William Shakespeare

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6.

Dante

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7.

Homer

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8.

Gete

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9.

Vergil

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10.

Victor Marie Hugo

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Bengali

English

French

German

Greek

Hindi

Italian

Latin

Nepali

Sanskrit

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Nicknames of Some Famous Persons

Lesson

9

Write the names of the persons who have the following nicknames. (1) Lady with the Lamp

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(2) Father of English Literature .............................................. (3) Tiger of Snow

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(4) Bard of Avon

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(5) Gurudev

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(6) Light of Asia/Enlightened One .............................................. (7) Man of Destiny

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(8) Black Pear

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(9) Shakespeare of India

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(10) Nightingale of India

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Florence Nightingale

Gautam Buddha

Napolean Bonaparte

Tenzing Norgey

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Geoffrey Chaucer William Shakespeare Sarojini Naidu

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Rabindranath Tagore

Pele Kalidas


Buddhism and Gautam Buddha

Lesson

10

(1) What is the real name of Gautam Buddha? ..................................................... (2) What was the name of the father of Gautam Buddha?..................................................... (3) What is the name of the wife of Gautam Buddha? ..................................................... (4) Write the name of the son of Gautam Buddha. ..................................................... (5) In which place did Buddha attain enlightenment? ..................................................... Eight fold paths of Gautam Buddha: (1) Right understanding (samadhi) (2) Right speech (3) Right mindfulness

(4) Right view

(5) Right resolve

(6) Right conduct

(7) Right livelihood

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Lesson

11

Great Nepalese Persons

(1) The lyricist of our national anthem ................................................................. (2) The musician of our national father ................................................................. (3) The father of modern Nepal ................................................................. (4) The first scientist of our country ................................................................. (5) The first president of our country ................................................................. (6) The first prime-minister of Nepal ................................................................. (7) The first elected prime-minister of our country ................................................................. (8) The first martyr of our country ................................................................. Amber Gurung

B. P. Koirala

Gehendra Shumsher Rana

Dr. Ram Baran Yavav

Bhimsen Thapa

Lakhan Thapa

Pradeep Kumar Rai

Prithvi Narayan Shah

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(1) Name any four famous writers of Nepal.

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(2) Name any six politicians of Nepal.

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(3) Name any four national heroes of Nepal.

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(4) Match the following. (a) Amar Singh Thapa

Mahaguru of Limbu community

(b) Balbhadra Kunwar

helped to bring democracy in BS 2007

(c) Shankhadhar Sakhwa

the famous king for justice

(d) Ram Shah

the founder of Nepal Sambat

(e) King Tribhuwan

the Living Lion of Nepal

(f) Phalgunanda

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(6) Who constructed Pashupatinath temple? ....................................... (7) Who built Janaki temple in Janakpur? ....................................... (8) Who established the central zoo at Jawalakhel, Lalitpur? ....................................... (9) Who abolished sati and slavery system from Nepal? ....................................... (10) Who began the tradition of observing ‘Ghode jatra’? ....................................... 36

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King Mandev

(5) Who constructed the images of martyrs at Shahid Gate, Kathmandu?

Jaya Prakash Malla

.......................................

Padma Sundar Malla

(4) Who is the first engineer of Nepal?

Brish Bhanu Kumari Devi

(3) Who is also known as the first historical king of Nepal? .......................................

Pratap Malla

(2) Which Malla king used ‘Kabindra’ before his name? .......................................

Juddha Shumsher

(1) Who is also known as the second Gautam Buddha of Nepal .......................................


Section C

Science and Technology Lessons: 1 : Branches of Science 2 : Scientific Instruments 3 : Inventions and Inventors 4 : Computers 5 : The Solar System 6 : Diseases and Affected Parts 7 : Cyber World 8 : Local Technologies 9 : Different Phobias 10 : Amazing Human Body Review - 5

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Lesson

1

Branches of Science

Write the names of the following branches of science. (1) A science that deals with matter and energy ........................ (2) A science that deals with composition and properties of substances ............................................ (3) A branch of science that deals with living organisms ............................................ (4) The branch of science which deals with celestial objects, space, and the physical universe as a whole ........................ (5) The study of plants

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(6) The study of behaviour and classification of animals ............................................ (7) The study of environment and ecosystem

........................

(8) The science of origin and development of the universe ............................................ (9) The study of human and animal body parts ......................... (10) The branch of science that deals with micro-organisms ............................................ anatomy

astronomy

biology

botany

chemistry

cosmology

ecology

microbiology

physics

zoology

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Scientific Instruments

Name the following scientific instruments. (1) An optical instrument used for magnified view of distant objects ............................................ (2) An instrument that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy ............................................ (3) An instrument used to examine internal parts of the body ............................................ (4) An instrument that measures the relative density of milk ............................................ (5) A device that converts sound waves into electrical signals ............................................ (6) A device used to obtain a magnified view of small objects ............................................ (7) An instrument that measures rainfall .................................... (8) An instrument used for recording the intensity and origin of earthquake shocks ............................................ (9) A device used for measuring the temperature of the human body ............................................ binoculars

dynamo

endoscope

lactometer

microphone

microscope

rain gauge

seismograph

thermometer

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3

Inventions and Inventors

Write the names of the inventions of the following inventors. (1) Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright (2) Rudolf Diesel (3) Alfred Bernhard Nobel (4) Michael Faraday (5) Lewis Edson Waterman (6) Emile Berliner (7) Sir Alexander Fleming (8) Johann Gutenberg (9) Barthelemy Thimonnier (10) Alexander Graham Bell

airplane

diesel Engine

dynamite

dynamo

fountain pen

microphone

penicillin

printing press

sewing machine

telephone

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Computers

4

Tick (Ăź) the correct answer. (1) Who is known as the father of computer?

Charles Babbage

Vint Cerf

(2) Who is also known as the father of the internet?

Vint Cerf

Albert Einstein

(3) Which of the following is the first calculating device?

Abacus

Calculator

(4) Which of the following is the most powerful type of computer?

Super computer

Micro computer

(5) Web pages are written using HTML

HTTP

(6) The scientists use the simple launch rockets. (7) CPU Monitor computer.

super

.

computers to

is the main processing unit of the

(8) Which of the following is not a portable computer?

Mini-computer

Laptop

(9) CD-Rom is a kind of optical disk (10) 1 terabyte (TB) is equal to 1000

magnetic disk 1024

GB.

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Lesson

5

The Solar System

Fill in the blanks with suitable answers. (1) Red planet (2) The earth’s natural satellite (3) The closest planet to the sun (4) The galaxy that contains the solar system (5) The group of stars forming a shape (6) The brightest planet in the solar system (7) The coldest planet in the solar system (8) The largest planet in the solar system

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Mercury

Venus

Mars

Neptune

Jupiter

constellation

moon

Milky way

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Diseases and Affected Parts

Match the following diseases with their affecting parts. (1)

Goitre

intestine

(2)

Polio

skin

(3)

Typhoid

thyroid

(4)

Jaundice

nerves

(5)

Eczema

stomach

(6)

Cataract

liver

(7)

Pneumonia

immune system

(8)

Gastritis

nervous system

(9)

AIDS

lungs

(10)

Paralysis

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Cyber World

7

Write the full forms of the following computer related words. (1) ISP : .......................................................................... (2) UPS : .......................................................................... (3) CPU

:

..........................................................................

(4) RAM : .......................................................................... (5) WWW : .......................................................................... (6) HTTP : .......................................................................... (7) URL

:

..........................................................................

(8) CD

:

..........................................................................

(9) DVD : .......................................................................... (10) LAN 44

:

..........................................................................

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Local Technologies

Charkha

Theki

Dhiki

Kol

Ghatta

Plough

Write the names of the following local technologies.

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Different Phobias

9

Write the names of the following phobias. (1) Fear of air

.............................................

(2) Fear of human beings

.............................................

(3) Fear of marriage

.............................................

(4) Fear of females

.............................................

(5) Fear of water

.............................................

(6) Fear of sleep

.............................................

(7) Fear of fear

.............................................

(8) Fear of shadow

.............................................

(9) Fear of god

.............................................

(10) Fear of animals

.............................................

aerophobia

anthrophobia

gamophobia

gynophobia

hydrophobia

hypnophobia

phobophobia

pyrophobia

theophobia

zoophobia

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Amazing Human Body

Supply correct answers to the following questions. (1) Which is the largest internal organ of the human body? .......................................

(4) Which is the hardest substance in the human body? .......................................

tooth tongue

(3) Which is the smallest bone in the human body present in the inner ear? .................................

femur

.......................................

fingernails

(2) Which is the biggest muscle in the human body which is present in the buttock?

stapes liver

(8) Which one grows faster? Fingernails or toenails?

gluteus maximus

(7) Which is the only part of the human body that can’t repair itself? .......................................

3000

.......................................

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(6) Which is the strongest bone in the human body?

enamel

(5) Which is the strongest muscle in the human body? .......................................

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5

(1) Name any six branches of science.

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

(2) Name any six scientific instruments.

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

(3) Name any four traditional technologies.

.......................................

.......................................

.......................................

.......................................

(4) Name any four phobias.

.......................................

.......................................

.......................................

.......................................

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Our Way of Life Lessons: 1 : Pilgrimage Sites in Nepal 50 2 : The Mahabharat 51 3 : The Ramayana 52 4 : Occupational Tools 53 5 : Who am I? 54 6 : Culture of Nepal 55 7 : Castes and Priests in Different Culture 56 8 : Respecting Differently Able People of Our Neighbourhood 57 9 : Our Social Habits 58 10 : Road Signs 59 Mixed Bag-1 60

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1

Pilgrimage Sites in Nepal

Pathivara

Swargadwar

Muktinath

Gadhi Mai

Haleshi Mahadev

Janaki Temple

Budasubba

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Pyuthan

Bara

Mustang

Gorkha 50

Sunsari

Manakamana

Kathmandu

Pashupatinath

Khotang

Taplejung

Write the names of the districts where the following pilgrimage sites of Nepal are located.


Lesson

2

The Mahabharat

Choose the answers and fill in the blanks. (1) The Mahabharat is the longest ......................... in the world. People believe that Lord .............................has written the epic as narrated by the great sage ......................................... (2) The ........................... and the .............................. fought the battle for several days in the field of ...................................... (3) The five Pandavas were the sons of .................................. They had a common wife. Her name was ............................... The name of Pandu’s brother was ................................. (4) Dhritarastra was blind by birth. He had hundred sons. The sons were known as the ............................. (5) The Mahabharat war was the battle between the Pandavas and the Kauravas. It took place for ................................ days.

Dhritarastra

Droupadi

eighteen

epic

Ganesh

Kauravas

Kurukshetra

Pandavas

Pandu

Ved Vyas

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The Ramayana

3

Select the answers and fill in the blanks. (1) The Ramayan is an important epic in Hindu mythology. Sage ................................ wrote the story of Ramayan. (2) It is the story of Lord .......................................He was the prince of............................................ (3) Ram, Lakshman and Sita were exiled from their kingdom for .................................. years. They lived a difficult life in the jungle.................................... kidnapped Sita from the jungle and took her to Lanka. Lord Ram rescued her with his brother and a troop of the monkey. (4) ......................................... was a strong devotee of Lord Ram.

Ayodhya

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Ravan

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Occupational Tools

4

Who use the following occupational tools? Write their names. (1) plough,

spade,

(2) sewing machine,

(3) saw,

screwdriver,

(4) stapler,

scissors,

wrench,

(6) stethoscope,

mechanic

needles,

hammer,

photocopier,

(5) spanner,

doctor

sickle

thread

pliers

printer

tyre lever

thermometer,

officer

scissors,

tailor

forceps

farmer

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(1) I design buildings and houses. Who am I? ............................ (2) I write books or novels. Who am I?

...............................

(3) I collect and write the news for a newspaper or a magazine. Who am I? ............................... (4) I build or repair wooden structures. Who am I? ..................... (5) I fit and repair water pipes. Who am I?

...............................

(6) I run and manage a hotel. Who am I?

...............................

(7) I give medical care and treatment to animals. Identify me. ................................... (8) I care for people’s teeth. Who am I?

...............................

(9) I sell food and other supplies for people’s houses. Who am I? ............................... (10) I sell things on the street. Who am I?

...............................

(11) I prepare and sell medicines. Who am I? ............................... (12) I guide and assist people in matters relating to law. Who am I? ............................... architect

author

carpenter

dentist

grocer

hotelier

journalist

lawyer

pharmacist

plumber

vendor

vet

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Culture of Nepal

6

Supply correct answers to the following questions. (1) Name the religious book of the Rais. .............................. (2) Which festival is observed by both Hindus and Muslims? .............................. (3) Which ethnic group observe ‘Siruwa’ festival? ....................... (4) Which god is common between the Hindus and the Buddhists? .............................. (5) Which god is worshipped at Chhath? .............................. (6) In which community is ‘Bel Bibaha’ prevalent? ....................... (7) Which colour does Saraswati (Goddess of Knowledge according to the Hindu mythology) like? .............................. (8) Which festival is celebrated in the Maithali community to mark the affection between brothers and sisters? .............................. (9) What is the capital city of heaven called? .............................. (10) What is the main holy book of the Buddhists called? .............................. (11) What is the main festival of the Chepangs? ........................... (12) Name the living goddess of Nepal. .............................. Amarawati

Chhath

Chonam

Kumari

Machhindranath

Mundum

Newar

Rajbanshi

Sun

Tripitaka

Sama Chakhewa

White

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Castes and Priests in Different Culture

Lesson

7

What do we say to the priests of the following castes? Write their names. (1) Brahman/Chhetri

..........................................

(2) Limbu

..........................................

(3) Tamang

..........................................

(4) Sunuwar

..........................................

(5) Tharu

..........................................

(6) Jirel

..........................................

(7) Newar

..........................................

(8) Chepang

..........................................

(9) Rai

..........................................

(10) Gurung

..........................................

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Bharra

Fedangma

Ghyabre

Gubhaju

Lama

Nakso

Nakso

Ngopa

Pande

Purohit

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Respecting Differently Able People of Our Neighbourhood

Match the following: (1)

People who can’t see

speech impaired people

(2)

People who can’t speak

hearing impaired people

(3)

People who can’t hear

mentally retarded people

(4)

People who are not tall in height

visually impaired people

(5)

People who learn slower than others

vertically challenged people

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Lesson

9

Our Social Habits

Write G for good habits and B for bad habits. (1) Addressing the neighbours with respectable words (2) Using the occupational tools carefully (3) Respecting, listening and obeying to elders (4) Developing loyalty towards the motherland (5) Helping the people who need help in various situations (6) Encouraging the friends to fall into addiction (7) Conserving the cultural heritages of one’s locality (8) Not taking part in sanitation campaign of one’s locality (9) Giving equal chances to women for education and employment (10) Spending the money more than necessary

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Road Signs

Write the meanings of the following road signs.

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Mixed Bag-1

Answer the following questions. (1) Which is the oldest religion in the world? ........................... (2) Who is the founder of Sikhism?

...........................

(3) Which temple is also known as Pashupati of eastern Nepal? ........................... (4) How many Vedas are there according to Hindu mythology? ........................... (5) How many purans are there according to Hindu belief? ........................... (6) Which district of Nepal is known as the district of Gumbas? ........................... (7) Which community is Guthi related to?

...........................

(8) Which community is Rodhi related to?

...........................

(9) Who is the founder of Islam?

...........................

(10) Which caste has the largest population in Nepal? ........................... 18

4

Gurung

Guru Nanak

Haleshi Mahadev

Hinduism

Kshetry

Newars

Prophet Mohammad

Solukhumbhu

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Section E

Games, Sports and Entertainment Lessons: 1 : Numbers of Players in Different Games 2 : Nepali Players 3 : Football 4 : Music Mania 5 : Popular Stars across the World 6 : World-Famous Singers 7 : Most-followed People on Social Sites

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Numbers of Players in Different Games

Write the number of players in the following games. 11 7 baseball

basketball

cricket

6 11 2

football

kabaddi

volleyball

4 11 6

hockey

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Lesson

2

Nepali Players

Anil Gurung

Gaurika Singh

Deepak Bista

Gyanendra Malla

Nawayug Shrestha

Bimal Gharti Magar

Sagar Thapa

Sangina Baidya

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football

swimming

Paras Khadka

taekwondo

Which games are the following players of Nepal related to? Write them.

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Football

3

Tick (ü) the correct answer. (1) What is the standard length of a football ground?

90m to 120 m

80 to 120m

(2) What is the standard breadth of a football ground?

60m to 90m

45m to 90m

(3) How many players are there in a football team? 11

9

(4) What is the full form of ANFA?

All Nepal Football Association

All Nation Football Association

(5) When was ANFA established? BS 2008

BS 2010

(6) How many straight lines are there in a football ground? 17

9

(7) Who was the first person to call football “the beautiful game”? Pele

Messi

(8) Who defends the goal in a football match? defender

goalkeeper

(9) Which country holds the most number of World Cup titles till 2017? Brazil Germany (10) In which country is FIFA World Cup 2018 scheduled to be played? Russia Qatar

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Bhaktaraj Acharya Narayan Gopal Sugam Pokhrel

Kali Prasad Baskota

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Saambhujeet Baskota

Suresh Adhikari

Nati Kaji

Gopal Yonjan

4

Arjun Pokhrel

Lesson

Music Mania

Identify the following musicians of our country.


Popular Stars across the World

Lesson

5

Write the names of the following actors or actresses.

Aamir Khan

Vin Diesel

Leonardo Di Caprio

Tom Cruise

Emma Stone

Jackie Chan

Deepika Padukone

Morgan Freeman

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Lesson

World-Famous Singers

6

Write the names of the following world-famous singers.

Arijit Singh

Asha Bhosle

Ghulam Ali

Jagjit Singh

Justin Bieber

Shakira

Shreya Ghosal

Taylor Swift

Lata Mangeshkar

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7

Most-followed People on Social Sites

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Vin Diesel Justin Bieber Will Smith Neymar

Eminem

Leo Messi

Selena Gomez

Shakira

Cristiano Ronaldo

The given people are most-followed on various social sites. Write their names.

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Our Country, Nepal Lessons: 1 : Our Country, Nepal 70 2 : Nepal’s Superlatives 71 3 : Places at the Bank of Rivers 72 4 : Lakes in Nepal 73 5 : Famous Structures of Nepal and their Builders 74 6 : National Days of our Country 75 7 : Mountains of Nepal 76 8 : Waterfalls in Nepal 77 9 : Famous Buttes (taars) In Nepal 78 10 : Our National Heritages 79 11 : National Parks of Nepal 80 12 : Nepali Architecture 81 13 : Tourist Destinations of Nepal 82 14 : Sobriquets of Places in Nepal 83 Mixed Bag-1 84

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Our Country, Nepal

1

Write correct answers to the following questions. (1) What is the total area of Nepal?

...........................

(2) How many provinces are there in our country? ...................... (3) What is the average length from East to West in Nepal? ............................ (4) What is the average width from North to South in our country? ............................ (5) What percent of the earth is covered by Nepal? ............................ (6) What percent of Asia is covered by Nepal? ............................ (7) How far is the nearest sea from Nepal?

............................

(8) What is the position of Nepal in the world in terms of its area? ............................ (9) How many mountains are there in Nepal above 8000 m high? ............................ (10) About how many natural caves are there in Nepal? ............................

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30

8

93

1,47,181 sq km

7

885 km

193 km

0.3

644 km

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Nepal’s Superlatives

Supply correct answers related to Nepal to the following questions. 1.

The tallest waterfall

............................................

2.

The biggest lake

............................................

3.

The deepest river

............................................

4.

The longest river

............................................

5.

The biggest library

............................................

6.

The biggest stadium

............................................

7.

The longest highway

............................................

8.

The longest glacier

............................................

9.

The biggest glacier

............................................

10. The lake that lies at the highest altitude .............................

Dasarath

East-West

Gandaki

Hyatung

Karnali

Khumbu

Lamtang

Rara

Tilicho

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Places at the Bank of Rivers

Which places lie at the bank of the following rivers of Nepal? Write their names. (1) Bagmati ............................................ (2) Madi

............................................

(3) Marshyangdi

............................................

(4) Tamakoshi

............................................

(5) Tinau

............................................

(6) Seti

............................................

(7) Mechi ............................................ (8) Ratuwa

............................................

(9) Bhotekoshi

............................................

(10) Tila

............................................

Barhabise

Besisahar

Bhadrapur

Butwal

Damak

Damauli

Jumla

Kathmandu

Manthali

Pokhara

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Lakes in Nepal

4

In which district do the following lakes of Nepal lie? Write their names. (1) Begnas Lake

............................................

(2) Satyawati Lake

............................................

(3) Mahendra Lake

............................................

(4) Tilicho Lake

............................................

(5) Phoksundo Lake

............................................

(6) Bulbule Lake

............................................

(7) Panchpokhari

............................................

(8) Maipokhari

............................................

(9) Ghodaghodi Lake

............................................

(10) Nanda Bhauju Lake

............................................

Chitwan

Dolpa

Ilam

Kailali

Kaski

Manang

Mugu

Palpa

Sindhupalchowk

Surkhet

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Lesson

5

Famous Structures of Nepal and their Builders

Bhimsen Thapa Prachanda Dev Mahendra Malla

Mahendra Malla King Mandev Khadga Shumsher

Bir Shumsher

Brish Bhanu Devi

Chandra Shumsher

Write the names of the builders of the following famous structures of Nepal.

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6

National Days of our Country

When do we observe the following national days? Match them. (1)

Children’s Day

11th Baisakh

(2)

Constitution Day

8th March

(3)

Martyrs’ Day

8th September

(4)

Democracy Day

1st May

(5)

Loktantra Day

29th Bhadra

(6)

Republic Day

16th Magh

(7)

Labour Day

3rd Ashwin

(8)

Education Day

15th Jestha

(9)

International Women Day

7th Falgun

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Lesson

7

Mountains of Nepal

Write the height of the following mountains of Nepal.

Mount Everest

Kanchenjunga

Lhotse

Mt. Makalu

Mt. Cho Oyu

Dhaulagiri

Mount Manaslu

Annapurna

Machhapuchhre

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Waterfalls in Nepal

8

Write the names of the districts in which the following waterfalls are situated. (1) Pokali ........................................... (2) Hyatung

...........................................

(3) Patale Chhango (Davi’s Fall) ........................................... (4) Purandhara ........................................... (5) Rupse

...........................................

(6) Tiptala

...........................................

(7) Ganga Jamuna

...........................................

(8) Todke

...........................................

(9) Sundarijal

...........................................

(10) Namaste

...........................................

Kaski

Dhankuta

Okhaldhunga

Terhathum

Dang

Myagdi

Taplejung

Dhading

Ilam

Kathmandu

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Lesson

9

Famous Buttes (taars) In Nepal

In which district are the following buttes (taars) situated? Name them. (1) Salyantar ........................................... (2) Battar

...........................................

(3) Khairenitar

...........................................

(4) Beltar

...........................................

(5) Rumjatar

...........................................

(6) Bhedetar ........................................... (7) Palungtar

...........................................

(8) Tumlingtar

...........................................

(9) Kurintar

...........................................

(10) Phalewastar ...........................................

Chitwan

Dhading

Dhankuta

Gorkha

Nuwakot

Okhaldhunga

Parbat

Sankhuwasabha

Tanahun

Udaypur

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Our National Heritages

Write the names of the following heritage sites of Nepal.

Changunarayan

Chitwan National Park

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Swayambhunath

Lumbini

Kathmandu Durbar Square

Pashupatinath

Patan Durbar Square

Boudhanath

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11

National Parks of Nepal

Write the names of the following national parks of Nepal.

Bardiya National Park

Sagarmatha National Park

Makalu-Barun National Park

Shivapuri National Park

Shuklaphant National Park

Banke National Park

Langtang National Park

Khaptad National Park

Rara National Park

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12

Nepali Architecture

Write the names of the following styles of the buildings.

mughal

pagoda

shikhar

stupa (Chaitya)

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Lesson

13

Tourist Destinations of Nepal

Ghandruk

Ghale Gaun

Jomsom

Nagarkot

Bhedetar

Daman

Pokhara

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Mustang

Bhaktapur

Makwanpur

Kaski 82

Nuwakot

Gosainkunda

Kaski

Kakani

Rasuwa

Lamjung

In which district are the following tourist destinations of Nepal located? Write them.


Lesson

14

Sobriquets of Places in Nepal

Write the names of the following palaces of Nepal.

Gateway to Nepal

Kashmir of Nepal

Switzerland of Nepal

Taj Mahal of Nepal

Sri Lanka of Nepal

Desert of Nepal

Rani Mahal

Jumla

Koshi Tappu

Birgunj

Mustang

Jiri

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Mixed Bag-1

Answer the following questions. (1) Who is the current prime minister of Nepal? Ans: ............................................................................................ (2) Who is the current president of our country? Ans: ............................................................................................ (3) Who is the first president of Nepal? Ans: ............................................................................................ (4) Who is the first prime minister of Republic Nepal? Ans: ............................................................................................ (5) Who is the first elected prime minister of our country? Ans: ............................................................................................ (6) Who is the current education minister of Nepal? Ans: ............................................................................................ (7) Who is the author of, ‘Damini Bhir?’ Ans: ............................................................................................ (8) Who is also known as the Iron Man in Nepali politics? Ans: ............................................................................................ (9) Who introduced Bhanubhakta Acharya in Nepali literature? Ans: ............................................................................................ (10) Who is the first female speaker of parliament of Nepal? Ans: ............................................................................................ 84

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Section G

The Amazing World Lessons: 1 : Capital Cities of Some Countries 86 2 : Currencies of Different Countries 87 3 : Largest in the World 88 4 : Superlatives in the World 89 5 : Sobriquets 90 6 : Some Landmarks of the World 91 7 : Special Features of Some Countries 92 8 : World Geography 93 9 : Famous Personalities in the World 94

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1

Capital Cities of Some Countries

Match the following countries of the world with their capital cities. (1) Afghanistan (2) Australia (3) Austria (4) Bangladesh (5) Belgium (6) Bhutan (7) Canada (8) China (9) Denmark (10) Egypt (11) Finland (12) Greece (13) Hungary (14) Indonesia (15) Malaysia (16) Netherlands(Holland (17) Norway (18) Philippines (19) Saudi Arabia (20) United Arab Emirates(UAE) 86

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Kabul Canberra Vienna Dhaka Brussels Thimpu Ottawa Beijing Copehegan Cairo Helsinki Athens Budapest Jakarta Kualalumpur Amsterdam Oslo Manila Riyadh Abu Dhabi


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2

Currencies of Different Countries

Write the names of the countries that have the following currencies. S.N 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

Name of Countries ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. .................................................

Currencies Australian dollar Real Ringgit Yen Peso Yuan Rupee Dirham Norwegian krone Krone Riyal Ngultrum Canadian dollar Euro Taka

Argentina

Australia

Bangladesh

Bhutan

Brazil

Canada

China

Denmark

France

India/Nepal

Japan

Malaysia

Norway

Saudi Arabia

UAE

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Largest in the World

3

Fill in the blanks with suitable answers. (1) The largest ocean

...........................................

(2) The largest sea

...........................................

(3) The largest island

...........................................

(4) The largest desert

...........................................

(5) The largest country

...........................................

(6) The largest library

...........................................

(7) The largest university

...........................................

(8) The largest clock

...........................................

(9) The largest museum

...........................................

(10) The largest river

...........................................

Amazon

Big Ben

British Museum

Greenland

Library of Congress

Russia

Sahara

South China Sea

Pacific Ocean

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Superlatives in the World

4

(1) The country with the largest number of islands

...........................................

(2) The tallest building in the world .......................................... (3) The longest epic

...........................................

(4) The deepest lake

...........................................

(5) The longest mountain range

...........................................

(6) The longest river

...........................................

(7) The largest statue

...........................................

(8) The longest wall

...........................................

(9) The largest film studio

...........................................

(10) The biggest school

...........................................

Andes

Baikal (Saiberia)

Universal Studio

Great Wall of China

Indonesia

Nile

Mahabharat

Spring Temple Buddha

South Point High School

Burj Khalifa

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Lesson

Sobriquets

5

Insert suitable places that have the following nicknames. (1) City of Sky Scrapers

...........................................

(2) City of Seven Hills

...........................................

(3) Cockpit of Europe

...........................................

(4) Forbidden City

...........................................

(5) Hermit Kingdom

...........................................

(6) Land of Maple

...........................................

(7) Land of Rising Sun

...........................................

(8) Land of Cakes

...........................................

(9) Land of White Elephant

...........................................

(10) Sick Country of Europe

...........................................

(11) City of Arabian Nights

...........................................

(12) City of Light

...........................................

Baghdad

Belgium

Canada

Japan

Korea

New York

Paris

Rome

Scotland

Thailand

Tibet

Turkey

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Some Landmarks of the World

Name the following Landmarks.

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Special Features of Some Countries

Lesson

7

Fill in the blanks with the names of some countries. (1) The country with no rhinos

Sri-Lanka

Nepal

(2) The country without national anthem Switzerland

Spain

(3) The country with the longest constitution India

Bhutan

(4) The country with the shortest constitution USA

Pakistan

(5) The country without written constitution UK

Canada

(6) The country that bears its map on its flag

Cyprus

England

(7) The country with the only non-triangular national flag Nepal

India

(8) The country without snakes

Iceland

Finland

France

Greece

(9) The country with no mosquitoes (10) The country with the oldest monarchy

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Japan

China


Lesson

8

World Geography

Write one-word answer to the following questions. (1) Which is the deepest lake in the world that lies in Russia? .................................. (2) Which is the most populated city in the world? ..................... (3) Out of 48 landlocked countries in the world, how many of them are in Asia? .............................. (4) What is the other name of the second largest continent in the world? ............................... (5) What is the name of the largest desert in the world that lies in Africa? ................................ (6) Which continent is also known as ‘New World’? .................................. (7) Which country produces the largest amount of coffee in the world? ................................ (8) Which is the only continent with no permanent human settlement? ................................ (9) Which is the smallest country in the world in terms of area? .................................. (10) Which country is also known as the heart of Europe? .................................. 12

Antarctica

Baikal

Black continent

Brazil

North America

Sahara

Switzerland

Tokyo

Vatican City

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Lesson

9

Famous Personalities in the World

Name the famous personalities in the world.

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Abraham Lincoln

Albert Einstein

Bruce Lee

Mahatma Gandhi

Martin Luther King

Mother Teresa

Nelson Mandela

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Section H

Mixed Bag Lessons: 1 : Simile 2 : Abbreviations 3 : Single Words 4 : Different Logos 5 : Spices 6 : Natural Disasters 7 : Classification 8 : Brain Teasers 9 : Countable and Uncountable Nouns 10 : Uncountable Nouns 11 : Plural Nouns 12 : English Articles 13 : Self-pronouns 14 : Adjectives 15 : Yes/No Questions 16 : Forms of Verbs 17 : Name the Following 18 : Some Common Proverbs 19 : Synonyms 20 : Antonyms 21 : One More Please 22 : Different Occupations 23 : Mathematics Quiz 24 : Right or Wrong 25 : Different Types of Buildings 26 : Different Types of Doctors 27 : Special Names

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Simile

1

Fill in the blanks with suitable words. (1) As big as an

......................................................

(2) As black as

......................................................

(3) As brave as a

......................................................

(4) As busy as a

......................................................

(5) As clear as

......................................................

(6) As cold as

......................................................

(7) As cool as a

......................................................

(8) As cunning as a

......................................................

(9) As dry as a

......................................................

(10) As easy as

......................................................

(11) As free as a

......................................................

(12) As good as

......................................................

(13) As slow as a

......................................................

(14) As proud as a

......................................................

(15) As wise as an

......................................................

apple-pie

bee

bird

bone

coal

crystal

cucumber

elephant

fox

gold

ice

lion

owl

peacock

snail

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Abbreviations

Write the full forms of the following. (1) BA

: ..............................................................................

(2) CA

: ..............................................................................

(3) CEO

: ..............................................................................

(4) DVD : .............................................................................. (5) FM : .............................................................................. (6) GMT : .............................................................................. (7) HOD

: ..............................................................................

(8) ICU

: ..............................................................................

(9) LCD

: ..............................................................................

(10) LED

: ..............................................................................

(11) PTO

: ..............................................................................

(12) SEE

: ..............................................................................

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Lesson

Single Words

3

Supply single words that mean the following words. (1) People who live near our house

............................

(2) An amount of money or property given in some societies by a bride’s family to her bridegroom or his family when she marries ............................ (3) People who sacrificed their lives for their country ............................ (4) A traditional Japanese art of folding paper ............................ (5) A child whose parents are dead

............................

(6) The process of giving birth to young ones ............................ (7) The powerhouse of cell

............................

(8) The small pores present at the leaves of the plants ............................ (9) The place where plants live and grow

............................

(10) The food making process of green plants ............................ (11) The plants that crawl on the ground

............................

(12) Anything that has mass and occupies space ......................... martyr

reptiles

matter

stomata

dowry

photosynthesis

origami

mitochondria

neighbour

orphan

habitat

reproduction

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Lesson

4

Different Logos

Coat of Arms

Olympic

Red Cross

SAARC

United Nation

World Health Organisation

Write the names of the organisations that have the following symbols.

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Lesson

Spices

5

Write the English names of the following spices. 1. lh/f M ............................................................. 2. d/Lr M ............................................................. 3.

cb'jf

M

4. wlgof“ M

............................................................. .............................................................

5. n;'g M ............................................................. 6.

cn}+rL M

.............................................................

7. k'lbgf M

.............................................................

8. bfnlrgL M

.............................................................

9.

.............................................................

Njf+u

M

10. hfO{kmn M

.............................................................

cardamom

cinnamon

clove

coriander

cumin

garlic

ginger

mint

nutmeg

pepper

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6

Natural Disasters

Name the following natural disasters.

drought

fire

flood

hurricane

avalanche

tsunami

volcano

landslide

earthquake

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Lesson

Classification

7

Name the category in which the given things belong to. One has been done for you. (1) bee,

wasp,

fly

(2) screw driver,

hammer,

chisel

........................

(3) doctor,

engineer,

pilot

........................

(4) maize,

paddy,

barley

........................

(5) summer,

autumn,

spring

........................

(6) RAM,

Mouse,

CPU

........................

(7) Zinc,

Copper,

Iron

........................

(8) rice,

tomato,

spinach

........................

(9) fern,

mushroom,

moss

........................

(10) rabbit,

bat,

deer

........................

(11) forest,

air,

soil

........................

(12) nitrogen,

hydrogen,

oxygen

........................

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insect


Lesson

Brain Teasers

8

Re-arrange the following words to make them sensible. (1) Two animals

S A K E N B A R B

I

T

......................................... ......................................... (2) Two fruits

A D O C O V A C E H Y R R

......................................... ......................................... (3) Two grains

W M H T E L L

I

E A T

......................................... ......................................... (4) Two colours

P O T L E V

I

L E P U R

......................................... ......................................... (5) Two insects

W A B U P S R E T T F L Y

......................................... ......................................... (6) Two games

H R

I

C T E K K O C Y E C

......................................... ......................................... (7) Two countries I N R E G M A N Y A I D ......................................... ......................................... (8) Two clothes

P K

I

S T A N T R

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Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Lesson

9

Write C for countable nouns and UC for uncountable nouns. (1) air ...........

(2)

(3) water ...........

(4) silver ...........

(5) sugar ...........

(6) wool ...........

(7) milk

(8) horse ...........

...........

(9) ink ...........

blood ...........

(10) dust ...........

Fill in the blanks with much or many in the blank spaces. (1) I have ........................... pens. (2) He didn’t drink ............................. milk. (3) .................................... students have gone to Pokhara. (4) There is not ............................ sugar in the coffee. (5) Rukesh hasn’t got ............................ money. (6) Reena invited ...................... friends on her birthday

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Uncountable Nouns

Choose the suitable phrases of quantity. (1) a

................................. of advice

(2) a

................................. of juice

(glass/bar)

(3) a

................................. of soap

(bar/tube)

(4) a

................................. of rice

(5) a

................................. of bread

(loaf/log)

(6) a

................................. of wood

(log/bottle)

(7) a

................................. of salt

(8) a

................................. of toothpaste

(9) a

................................. of sugar

(10) a

................................. of dew

(drop/cup)

(11) a

................................. of tea

(cup/plate)

(12) a

................................. of paper

(piece/bar)

(piece/plate)

(grain/glass)

(plate/pinch) (bar/tube) (lump/piece)

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Lesson

11

Plural Nouns

Write the plural nouns of the following nouns. (1) baby ........................ (2) box ........................ (3) boy

........................

(5) child ........................

(4) bus ........................ (6) city ........................

(7) fairy ........................ (8) feet ........................ (9) girl ........................

(10) hero

........................

(11) knife ........................

(12) leaf

........................

(13) man

(14) monkey ........................

........................

(15) mouse ........................

(16) ox

........................

(17) story ........................ (18) tomato ........................ (19) tooth ........................

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(20) umbrella .........................


Lesson

12

English Articles

Fill in the blanks with a, an and the. (1) Hira brought ................. orange, .................... apple and .................. mango for me. (2) Anuma lives in ......................... large family. (3) ....................... moon doesn’t have its own heat and light. (4) ..................... Ramayana contains the story of Ram and Sita. (5) Mt Everest is .................. tallest mountain in ................world. (6) Sugam can play ............................ guitar very well. (7) We study for .................. hour in ..................... morning. (8) .......................... Himalayan Times is .............popular newspaper of Nepal. (9) Shah Jahan built ............................. Taj Mahal for his wife. (10) Aarya is ........................... girl of our class. (11) ............................ heart is made up of weak muscle. (12) There was .................... snake in ............... bathroom. Book for Grade - Four

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Lesson

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Self-pronouns

Fill in the blanks with suitable self-pronouns.

(1) I always do my homework .................................

(2) We can wash our clothes ...................................

(3) You can open a facebook account ............................

(4) You all can try ..........................................

(5) Begam can cook food .................................

(6) Sonam can iron her clothes..................................

(7) Do your work ....................................

(8) The boys can clean their room ...................................

(9) The puppy can eat its food ....................................

(10) Reena, arrange your books.....................................

herself

himself

itself

myself

ourselves

themselves

yourself

yourselves

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14

Adjectives

Fill in the blanks with suitable forms of adjectives. S.N. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

Positive big fat clever young useful strong beautiful high difficult small cold comfortable

Comparative

Superlative

............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ...............................

............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ............................... ...............................

Fill in the blanks with suitable answer. (a) Reena is an ................... girl. (intelligent/most intelligent) (b) Pokhara is the ........................ place of our country. (beautiful/ most beautiful) (c) Kabir is ................................... than Madan. (strong/stronger) (d) The higher you go, the .................. you feel. (colder/cold) (e) A ....................... person always helps others. (kind/kinder) Book for Grade - Four

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Lesson

15

Yes/No Questions

Fill in the blanks with Yes or No. (a) Are you a boy? (b) Can you speak Japanese? (c) Do you like mango? (d) Have you ever been to Chitwan? (e) Do you like GK subject?

Change the following sentences into yes/no questions. (a) He is a carpenter.

Ans: .......................................................................................?

(b) They can cook food.

Ans: .......................................................................................?

(c) There are students in the class.

Ans: .......................................................................................?

(d) He was in the park.

Ans: .......................................................................................?

(e) Bhola is a doctor.

Ans: .......................................................................................?

(f) She is happy.

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16

Forms of Verbs

Choose the correct answer. (1) They .......................... (plays/play/played) football every day. (2) Rukesh ......................... (went/goes/go) to Japan yesterday. (3) The child ............................... now.

(cries/cry/is crying).

(4) Sabnam ..................................... absent tomorrow. (remained/will remain/remain) (5) The children had ................................ their project work. (complete/completes/completed) (6) Rikesh can ....................... good pictures. (draw/draws/drew) (7) Anita ................................. a new dress last week. (bought/bring/brings) (8) Look ! Shreya ......................... a song. (is singing/sings/sang) (9) The students .................................. still ......................... their books. (reads/are reading/were reading). (10) Amber ..................... already ..................... his examination. (has passed/passed/passes) (11) Rajesh ............................his dinner. (has eaten/have eaten) (12) Don’t make a noise. The baby..................................... now. (is sleeping/was sleeping/slept)

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Lesson

17

Name the Following

Name any three of the following. a Vertebrates

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

b Invertebrates

.............................

c Oviparous animals

.............................

d Viviparous animals

.............................

e Aerial animals

.............................

f Arboreal animals

.............................

g Terrestrial plants

.............................

h Aquatic animals

.............................

i Natural disasters

.............................

j States of matter

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k Forms of energy

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

l Seasons

.............................

m Components of the outer surface of the earth

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

n Planets

.............................

o Means of communication

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

.............................

p Local technologies

.............................

q Non-biodegradable wastes

.............................

.............................

.............................

r Techniques of waste management

.............................

.............................

.............................

s Food containing carbohydrates

.............................

.............................

.............................

t Non-communicable diseases

.............................

.............................

.............................

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Lesson

18

Some Common Proverbs

Match the following. (1) Actions speak louder than words. - What you do is more important than what you say. (2) A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. - You must begin something if you hope to finish it; something that takes a long time to finish begins with one step. (3) A picture is worth a thousand words. - An image can tell a story better than words. (4) A watched pot never boils. - If something takes time to do, it doesn’t help to constantly check on it. You just have to give it time. (5) Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. - What is “beautiful” is different for each person. (6) Better late than never. - It’s better to finish something late than to never do it at all. (7) Cleanliness is next to godliness. - It’s good to be clean. God is clean, and you should be too. (8) Don’t count your chickens before they hatch. - Don’t expect a positive result before you actually see it. (9) God helps those who help themselves. - Don’t just wait for good things to happen to you. Work hard to make them happen. (10) The early bird gets the worm. - People who wake up early or who get to places early have a better chance of success. 114

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Synonyms

Write the synonyms of the following words. S.N. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

Words abandon absurd abundant amicable assist brisk brutal dawn elementary endeavour envy feeble forbid gloom frugal homage ideal awful manufacture polite

Synonym ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... Book for Grade - Four

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Lesson

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Antonyms

Write the antonyms of the following words. S.N. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 116

Words fact similar simple problem certain common lead guilty smooth amuse cheap forgive arrive adore constant bright empty famous ancient absent

Antonym ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. ................................................. .................................................

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21

One More Please

Add one more similar example. (1) Holy Books

Bible, Bhagwat Geeta, Quran,

.........................................

(2) Adventurous Sports

rafting, cliff jumping, paragliding, .........................................

(3) Medicinal Plants

aloe vera, neem, tulsi,

.........................................

(4) Folk Dances of Nepal

Maruni, Kauda, Sorathi,

............................................

(5) Traditional Technologies

dhiki, janto, aaran,

............................................

(6) Modern Technologies

grinder, fridge, washing machine, ...........................................

(7) Social Problems that Exist in Our Society

untouchability, dowry system, alcoholism, .............................

(8) International Organisations

Save Our Soul, Scouts, Red Cross Society, .............................

(9) Systems of the Human Body

skeletal, muscular, digestive,

............................................

(10) Non-communicable diseases

diabetes, cancer, stone,

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Lesson

22

Different Occupations

To which sector are the following professions related to? Write them. (1)

Farmers, Junior Technical Assistants, Junior Technicians, Agriculture experts

(2)

Manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers

(3)

Engineers, overseers, labours, plasterers, technicians

(4)

Police, army, officers

(5)

Auditor, finance manager, accountant

(6)

Hotel manager, tourist guide, porters

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trade

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public service

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23

Mathematics Quiz

Fill in the blanks with suitable answers. (1) The expanded form of 72405 is ............................................. (2) The place value of 7 in 73502 is ................................70000. (3) The Devanagari number for 6750 is ....................................... (4) The Hindu-Arabic number of ...................is ............................. (5) How many millions are there in 4 crores? .............................. (6) The Roman numeral for 38 is ................................................. (7) The numeral value of XLIV is .................................................. (8) The difference between two numbers is 5. If the smaller number is 10, what is the larger number? (9) The greatest and smallest number of 5 digits formed by 2,0,4,9,8 is ........................ and ......................... respectively. (10) By how much is Rs 495 more than Rs 265? ........................... (11) If the cost of a pen is 65 rupees, what is the cost of such 9 pens? ............................................... (12) If the cost of 12 copies is 900 rupees, what is the cost of such 1 pen? ............................................... Book for Grade - Four

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Lesson

24

Right or Wrong

Write right for right statements and wrong for wrong statements. (1) If x+7=18, the value of x is 10. (2) 48 is exactly divisible by 3. 1 1 (3) 2 is greater than 4 .

10 (4) The fraction value of 10% is 100 . (5) 10% of 50 is 25. (6) There are 75 minutes in 1 hour and 10 minutes. (7) 25 days is equal to 4 weeks. (8) The value is kilometre is larger than the value of metre. (9) We use protractor to measure the length of an object. (10) A right angle is equal to 90°. (11) An equilateral angle has all sides equal. (12) The sum of all angles of a triangle is equal to 180°. 120

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25

Different Types of Buildings

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villa farmhouse estate

palace

barracks apartments

bungalow

chateau

cottage

Name the following types of buildings.

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Lesson

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Different Types of Doctors

Name the following types of doctors. (1) A doctor who deals with mental health ................................ (2) An eye doctor

................................

(3) A tooth doctor

................................

(4) A doctor who deals with bladder

................................

(5) A doctor who deals with pregnancy and birth ................................ (6) A doctor who treats children

................................

(7) A doctor who deals with the problems of brain and nerves ................................ (8) A doctor who treats heart diseases

................................

(9) A doctor who deals with skin problems ................................ (10) A doctor who deals with digestive system problems ................................ cardiologist

dentist

dermatologist

gastrologist

neurologist

obstetrician

optician

pediatrician

psychiatrist

urologist

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27

Special Names

A. Write special names for the following common names. (1) A girl

Samragyee Rajya Laxmi ........................................................................

(2) A school

........................................................................

(3) A mountain

........................................................................

(4) A city

........................................................................

(5) A river

........................................................................

(6) A dog

........................................................................

(7) A month

........................................................................

(8) A day

........................................................................

(9) A singer

........................................................................

(10) A country

........................................................................

(11) A food item

........................................................................

(12) A subject

........................................................................

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B. Insert them into the correct columns. Billi boy cat city country

day India Mohan Pokhara Saturday

Everest actor

Bagmati

mountain Anmol

river subject Football G.K. game

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Proper Nouns


Section I

IQ Questions Lessons: 1 : IQ Test -1 2 : IQ Test -2 3 : IQ Test -3 4 : IQ Test -4 5 : IQ Test -5 6 : IQ Test -6 7 : Dictionary Mysteries 8 : Some Tricky Questions 9 : Pictorial Quiz

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Lesson

1

1

(1) Circle the odd one out. (a) snake

fish

frog

rabbit

(b) grasshopper

snail

fish

earthworm

(c) kid

donkey

duckling

puppy

(d) Italian

dollar

Greek

German

(e) dhiki

kol

grinder

ghatta

(f) Beijing

Ottawa

Norway

Dhaka

(2) Put the missing words in the blank spaces. (a) If a cow is to a bull, a ewe is to a

.......................................

(b) If a fish is to a fry, a bear is to a

.......................................

(c) If Gubhaju is to the Newars, Lama is to ................................ (d) If a sickle is to a farmer, a thermometer is to a ..................... (e) If Bimal Gharti Magar is to football, Paras Khadka is to ....................................... (f) If a pig is to a sty, a dog is to a

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.......................................


Lesson

2

2

(1) Write True for right and False for wrong statements. (a) Birds have teeth to chew their food. (b) Neil Armstrong is the first person to walk on the surface of the moon. (c) Jupiter is the planet with a ring. (d) Hummingbirds can fly backwards. (e) Eiffel Tower is in America. (f) The Newars wear Haku Patasi.

(2) Arrange the following words in an alphabetical order. (a) shore, shell, beach, sandy

...................

...................

...................

...................

(b) swing, slide, playground, see-saw

...................

...................

...................

...................

...................

...................

(c) four, forty, fourteen, fourth

...................

...................

(d) penguin, puppy, pen, profession

...................

...................

...................

...................

(e) social, science, moral, mathematics

...................

...................

...................

...................

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3

(1) Re-arrange the jumbled words. (a) BIGNE (synonym of start) ................................. (b) JNAPA (the land of rising sun) ................................. (c) DLOHINP (a fish) ................................. (d) DSEETR (land that receives little rainfall) ................................. (e) SLIAETLET(a body that revolves around the planets) .....................

(2) Encircle the correct spellings. (a) spactacles

spectacles

(b) hippopotamus

hipopotamus

(c) achieve

acheive

(d) argument

arguement

(e) begining

beginning

(f) business

bussiness

(g) calendar

calender

(h) committee

commitee

(i) dissapear

disappear

(j) environment

environment

(k) foreign

foriegn

(l)

fourty

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(1) Rearrange the following letters to write a sensible word. (a) DILOFFDA (a flower)

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(b) SAMTSCHRI (a festival)

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(c) BILRAYR (a place with many books) ................................... (d) PALCINIPR (the head of a school)

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(e) TRMUTEP (the sound of an elephant) ...................................

(2) What comes next? (a) 0 ? 36 25

(b)

1

0

1

4

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2

9

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4

16

16

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(3) How many triangles are there in the given figure? (a)

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(1) Arrange the following words as found in the dictionary. (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)

mango, orange, apple, banana ................. ................. ................. ................. brocolli, mushroom, pumpkin, carrot ................. ................. ................. ................. butterfly, ant, housefly, cockroach ................. ................. ................. ................. ship, car, train, bus ................. ................. ................. ................. sandal, send, see, scarf ................. ................. ................. .................

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rhino, elephant, dog, mouse ................. ................. ................. ................. car, bicycle, bus, train ................. ................. ................. ................. 14+8 17+3 28-13 8Ă—4 ................. ................. ................. ................. China, Nepal, Pokhara, Dolpa ................. ................. ................. ................. Prime General Knowledge and I.Q. Test


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Answer the following questions: (1) How many bones are there in the human body? Ans: .............................................................................................. (2) What is the full form of UNICEF. Ans: .............................................................................................. (3) Who is the first lady President of Nepal? Ans: .............................................................................................. (4) If you look to the east, then on which part do your feet lie on? Ans: .............................................................................................. (5) What is the full name of K. P. Oli? Ans: .............................................................................................. (6) Which brave person of Nepal is known as ‘Jiudo Bagh’? Ans: .............................................................................................. (7) What is the real name of the political leader ‘Prachanda’? Ans: .............................................................................................. (8) Which political party does Gagan Thapa belong to? Ans: .............................................................................................. Book for Grade - Four

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Dictionary Mysteries

Use your dictionary to answer these questions. (1) What type of animal is a wren? Ans: ............................................. (2) A zither is a musical instrument. Will you pluck or blow it? Ans: ............................................. (3) Is an impala a mammal or bird? Ans: ............................................. (4) Does a jackal look like a horse or dog? Ans: ............................................. (5) Which colour is an emerald? Ans: ............................................. (6) How are an emu and a grouse similar? Ans: ............................................. (7) On what part of your body will you wear galoshes? Ans: ............................................. (8) If you were on a brig, what type of vehicle would you be riding? Ans: ............................................. 132

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Some Tricky Questions

(1) A man wanted to enter a special club. He needed a password at the door to enter the club. He waited by the door and listened. A club member knocked on the door, the doorman said, “twelve”. The member replied, “six” and he was let in. Another member came to the door and the doorman said, “six”. The member replied. “three” and he was also let in. The man thought that he had heard enough and walked up to the door. The doorman said, “ten” and the man replied. “five”. But the man was not allowed to enter. What should have he said? (2) If a red house is made from red bricks, a blue house is made from green bricks, a pink house is made from pink bricks, what is a greenhouse made from?

(3) A shopkeeper has 16, 500 rupees. He changed the total amount into the denomination of 50 rupees. How many 50 rupees notes does he have now?

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(4) Two days before today was Sunday. What day will be the two days after tomorrow?

(5) There were five birds sitting on an electric wire. A hunter shot and killed two of the birds. How many birds are remaining there? (6) What is the sum of the numbers from 1 to 10?

(7) A peacock laid eggs on Jimmy’s bed. Whose egg is that? (8) Why can’t a woman living in Nepal be buried in India?

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Pictorial Quiz

Tick (Ăź) the correct answer.

Pashupatinath Manakamana Changunarayan

Sher Bahadur Deuba Pushpa Kamal Dahal Khadga Pd. Oli

Justin Trudeau Donald Trump Bill Clinton

Bhanu Bhakta Acharya Laxmi Prasad Devkota Lekhnath Poudel

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Gautam Buddha Jesus Christ Guru Nanak

Ramkrishna Dhakal Narayan Gopal Rajesh Payal Rai

Lal Babu Pandit Nanda Kishor Pun Kulman Ghising 136

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Dalai Lama Raju Lama Araniko

Sita Bhrikuti Pasang Lhamu Sherpa

Shakti Gauchan Paras Khadka Sandeep Lamichhane

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