Unseen Passage for Class 5


Unseen Passage for Class 5 English

Unseen Passage for Class 5

Unseen Passage for Class 5 | Wild Animals

There are wild dogs and pet dogs. Pet dogs are helpers and friends to people. There were no pet dogs 15,000 years  ago. Men and women learned how to work with dogs. Dogs helped humans travel from Asia to North America  10,000 years ago by pulling sleds in the snow. People say dogs are “man’s best friend.” They help with farming. They  help with hunting. They help with fishing. They can pull things for people. They can help find things. There are many  colors of dogs. There are white dogs, gray dogs, black dogs, and brown dogs. A dog’s fur can be short or long. Dogs  have curly hair or straight fur. There are very small dogs. They are only 6-8 inches tall. There are very big dogs. They  are about 3 feet tall. Some dogs can see well. Some dogs do not see very well. All dogs can hear well. They can hear  sounds that people cannot hear. They can hear high sounds and low sounds. They can hear sound very far away. All  dogs can smell very well. They can smell 40 times better than humans! Dogs live 5 to 13 years, but some dogs live  much longer. One dog lived to be 24 years old!

Answer the following  Reading Comprehension questions:-

1) Dogs helped people go to America by…

A.pulling sleds in the snow.              B. helping with farming.

C.helping find things.                         D. None of the above

2) How tall are the smelliest dogs?

A.3 inches            B. 5 inches             C. 6 inches      D. 13 inches.

3) How tall are the biggest dogs?

A.1 foot B.           B. feet                   C. 3 feet            D. 5 feet

4) What can all dogs do well?

A.see                 B. hear                 C. smell           D. Both B and C are correct

5) How old was the oldest dog?

A.5 years old                                  B. 10 years old

C.13 years old                                D. 24 years old

Unseen Passage for Class 5 | BEES

Bees are insects. Bees are special insects because they can fly! They can move through the air like an airplane! Bees  can fly because they have wings. They use their wings to fly. Bees can fly fast. Bees can also fly slow. They can fly up  and they can fly down. They need to fly to get to the flowers! Bees can have three colors. They can be yellow, red, and  orange. All bees are black in some places. Bees have three main parts. They have a head. They have a body. And, they  have a stinger. The stinger is used to defend against enemies. They also have six legs. They use their legs to stand and  climb. They also use their legs to eat and collect pollen. Bees live in many places. They live in Africa, Australia, Asia,  Europe, North America, South America. The only continent that bees do not live on is Antarctica! I understand why  they don’t live in Antarctica. It’s too cold! Most of the time, bees are nice to humans. If you do not bother them, they  will not bother you. Have fun watching the bees this summer!

Answer the following questions:-

1) What are bees?

A.Mammals             B. Birds             C. Reptiles         D. Insects

2) How do bees fly?

A.They use their legs.                     B. They use their head.

C.They use their wings.                  D. None of the above.

3) How many legs do bees have?

 A.Two                   B Four                 C. Six                     D. Eight

4) What is the stinger used for?

A.To eat food.                             B. To defend against enemies.

C.Both A and B.                          D. None of the above.

5) Where do bees live?

North America             B. Asia              C. Antarctica      D. Both A and B


1.D      2.C        3.C         4.B          5.D

Unseen Passage for Class 5 | Sunlight

Plants need sunlight and water to make their own food. You can do an experiment to test if this is true. Place a bucket over a patch of green grass. After a few days, lift the bucket. You will see that the grass is not as green anymore. If you leave the bucket in place for a week, the grass will become very dull. This happens because the grass cannot make food in the dark. Remove the bucket. In a few days, the grass will start turning green again.

Answer the following questions:-

1) What is the main point of this passage?

A.Buckets are bad.

B. Plants need sunlight.

C. Grass is not pretty when it is dull.

2) What is an experiment?

A. a way to grow grass

B. a way to test an idea

C. a way to use a bucket

3) What happens after a few days?

A.The grass turns brown.

B. The grass gets very dull

C. The grass is not as green

4) What is the opposite of dull?


B. brown

C. sunlight

5) According to the passage, how long does it take for the grass to become dull?

A.a month

B. a week

C. a few days

Unseen Passage for Class 5 | Mountain

There was a tiny squirrel. It was climbing a high mountain. A foolish tortoise was following her.  There was a hard shell on his back. Suddenly a strong wind began to blow. The squirrel ran fast. The tortoise could not run fast so he was sad.

Answer the following questions:-

  1. Who was climbing a high mountain?
  2. What was the foolish tortoise doing?
  3. Who had a hard shell on its back?
  4. Why was the tortoise sad?

Unseen Passage for Class 5 | River

Once upon a time there was a little red fox. One day he was very thirsty and he went to river to have a drink. When he peered into the water, he became very angry. There was another fox looking at him. He growled at it to go away and said it was his river.

Of course, the fox in the river did not go away but he made no sound. The fox again shouted at the other fox that he would leap in the water and bite the nasty ugly fox. Little brown duck heard little red fox shouting and asked him why he was doing so. The fox told her that there was another fox in the water which was not going away. The duck told him there was no other fox but little red fox insisted he would jump into the water and bite him.

Little brown duck said, “Don’t do that, in the middle of the river lives a terrible crocodile. He will grab you and eat you for his dinner. His teeth are long white spears.”The fox laughed and said, “I am not scared of any stupid crocodile.” Then, the fox jumped into the river.

Answer the following questions:-

  1. Why was little fox angry?
  2. Who heard the little red fox shouting?
  3. How did the little brown duck describe the crocodile’s teeth?
  4. What do you think the little red fox was wise or foolish?
  5. Who lived in the middle of the river?

Unseen Passage for Class 5 | A Poor Man

Hardik lives in a big city. He is a tailor. He is a very poor man so he is not able to get enough food for his family. He has a wife and a small son. His son, Anil is very naughty and a lazy boy He never listens or obeys his parents. He plays in the streets with other naughty boys. One day his father takes  him to a school. There he sees many children who obey their teachers. They learn many good habits  in the school. They also read and write well. Anil feels sorry and starts changing himself. His parents  are very happy now.

Answer the following questions:-                                                                                     

1.Where does Hardik live?

2.What is the name of Hardik’s son?

3.Where does his father take him one day?

Unseen Passage for Class 5 | karl Benz

Karl Benz invented the modern car in 1888 in Germany. Emile Roger worked for Benz in France. He made cars in France. By 1900, many people were building cars in France and in the U.S. The first company to build only cars was Panhard et Levassor in France. Panhard started in 1889. The Peugeot car company started in 1891 in France. In the US, Frank and Charles Duryea started the Duryea Motor Wagon Company in 1893. It was the first US car company. By 1902, Ransom E. Olds started the Olds Motor Vehicle Company. A year later, Henry Ford started the Ford Motor company. It produced the Cadillac. All these early modern cars burned gasoline or diesel fuel. Ford opened factories in France and Britain in 1911. Then, they opened a factory in Denmark in 1923. Later, they opened a factory in Germany in 1925. Ford was one of the first manufacturers to use an assembly line. With an assembly line, factory workers could produce cars faster and safer than other production systems. Most modern cars still burn gasoline or diesel fuel. These cars cause air pollution. They get the air dirty. Now many people are looking for cleaner cars. And, many car companies are looking for cleaner fuels

Answer the following questions:-

1.Which company first built only cars?

 A,Benz                     B. Ford                      C. Duryea          D. Panhard.

 2) When did the Peugeot car company start?

 A.1888                  B. 1889                          C. 1890          D. 1891

3) Which was the first U..S.. car company?

A.Ford  B. Olds  C. Duryea     D. Cadillac

4) The Ford Motor Company opened a…

 A.factory in Denmark in 1911.

B. factory in Germany in 1925.

C.factory in Britain in 1929.

D. factory in France in 1931.

5) What is a factory?

A.A place where people make things

B. A place where people recycle things

C.A school for car workers

D. A school for drivers


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