Exam Questions for Year 6 Term 1

Student's Name: _________________________

Date of Exam: _________________________


     1. Write about the rebuilding of the temple.

     2. Give an account of the raising of Lazarus.

     3. "Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's, and unto God the things that are God's." Who said this? Tell the story.


     Write 4 lines of a poem that you memorized this term.

Dictation (unprepared)

     (Assigned passage is in the Exam Key.)


     1. Describe your favorite scene or character from the Shakespeare play you read this term.

     2. In your own words, write about one of the following: Return of Ulysses, Scylla and the Charbdis, or Aeneas.

     3. Tell about the evening before Bilbo left on his journey.

English Grammar

     1. Underline every adjective, and circle the adverb in the following:    a. He had a ring, a golden ring, a precious ring.

        b. It did not sound like goblins; so he crept forward carefully.

        c. Then warning trumpets were suddenly sounded, and echoed along the rocky shores.

        d. He peeped timidly through and caught a glimpse of great passages and of the dim beginnings of wide stairs going up into the gloom.

     2. Tell whether the italicized word is a noun, pronoun, verb, adverb or adjective.

          Its bed is left a faded paper sheet

          Of dead leaves stuck together by the heat--

          A brook to none but who remember long.

          This as it will be seen is other far

          Than with brooks taken otherwhere in song.

          We love the things we love for what they are.

     3. Write two sentences that each use a pronoun, an adverb and two adjectives.

U.S. History

     1. Tell what you know about the Great Depression.

     2. Give an account of John F. Kennedy.

     3. What do you know about Martin Luther King Jr's role in the Civil Rights movement?

World History

     1. Tell what you know about the Holocaust.

     2. Give some account of Winston Churchill.

     3. List the Allies and Axis powers in World War II.

     4. Explain and describe the Cold War.


     1. What do you know about the Rock of Abraham or Zenobia's city of Palmyra?

     2. Decribe a place you read about that you would like to visit.

     3. Name five ways we use animals.

Natural History and General Science

     1. What were the original four opposite elements thought to be in ancient times?

     2. Give two reasons why "it couldn't just happen."

     3. Give some account of Albert Einstein.

     4. Choose one question matched to your term's Nature Study theme from here

Citizenship/Government (Plutarch)

     Question will be taken from this term's Plutarch. *

Reading Skill

     Father to choose an unseen passage, giving marks for enunciation.

Arithmetic/Geometry (Questions from your math program may be substituted.)

     1. If 50 percent of a number is 20, what is 75 percent of the number?

     2. 7/9 x 2/9 = __

     3. If you have $40.00 to buy CD's and one CD costs $12.60, what is the greatest number of CD's you can buy?

Foreign Language

     1. Tell about what you hope to be doing next week, and with whom.

     2. Describe a picture in your language book, using your foreign language.

Picture Study

     1. Describe a picture from this term's picture study.


     Father should choose a poem, two Bible verses and/or a scene from Shakespeare learned this term for student to recite.

Music (such as playing an instrument)

     Parent or instructor should assess child's progress.

Music Appreciation

     1. Tell about your favorite piece of music from this term.

     2. Optional; question will be taken from this term's Composer Study. *


     Sing your favorite folksong and hymn from this term.


     Show some work in handicrafts from this term to someone outside your family.

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