CLASS V SET-3
MODEL ACTIVITY TASK
Read the passage and answer the questions that follow:
Hunt, the team leader, selected two teams of climbers. The first team included Tom Bourdillon and Charles Evans, while Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made up the second team. The first team left on May 26, 1953 to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. The two men made it up to about 300 feet short of the summit, still the highest any human being had yet reached.They were forced to turn back after they encountered bad weather.
Write T for true and F for false statements in the given space:
(a) Charles Evans was in the first team of climbers. (T)
(b) Hillary was the leader of the team. (F)
(c) Each team had two members. (T)
Answer the following questions:
(a) Who were in the second team?
Ans: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were in the second team.
(b) Name the members of the first team.
Ans: The members of the first team were Tom Bourdillon and Charles Evans.
(c) By what distance did the first team fall short of the summit?
Ans : The first team fell short of the summit by 300 feet.
The first team fell 300 feet short of the summit.
Fill in the blanks with Personal Pronouns:
(a) Reena is fond of plants. She waters them everyday.
(b) Rekha, Asha and Mina are three sisters. They go to school together.
(c) Digha is a famous tourist spot. It is a beautiful place.
Write four sentences on A Clear Night Sky.
i) A clear night sky makes you sense that you're not alone in the universe.
ii) It looks very beautiful and enchanting.
iii) We can see a galaxy of stars twinkling there.
iv) We can also see the crystal clear view of the soothing moon in the clear night sky.