Grade 5 Gulliver’s Travels Worksheets

A. Answer the following questions:

1. Why did the captain send the men to the land?
2. Why did the men rush back to the ship?
3. Name the creature to whom you would look like Gulliver. The creature is now extinct.
The word begins with the letter D …………………
4. From the text, write the sentences that tell you the following:
(i) The giant reapers were fascinated by Gulliver.
(ii) Gulliver was a learned man.
(iii) The farmer’s son thought Gulliver was a toy.
(iv) The farmer’s wife was a kind-hearted woman.
5. Why did Gulliver shout so loudly?
6. What was he dreaming of?

B. Tick (✓) the correct answer (Multiple Choice Questions):

1. The giant carried a reaping hook because:
(a) he was fighting with the other giants.
(b) he was going to reap the corn.
(c) he wanted to frighten Gulliver.
(d) all the above dd
2. They put Gulliver on the ground to look at him because:
(a) they had never seen a human before.
(b) they thought he was a doll.
(c) they had never seen such a tiny man.
(d) none of the above
3. Gulliver was ………………..
(a) a farmer
(b) a sailor
(c) a dwarf
(d) a giant
4. When a person tells the story of his life in his own words it is called:
(a) an autobiography
(b) a biography
(c) a book
(d) a dictionary

C. Fill in the blanks:

1. On the 16th of June ……………………… we discovered land.
2. When we came to land we saw no river or …………………. nor any ……………… .
3. The water of the ……………………. reached only till his knees!
4. ……………….. was brought for the farmer in a dish which was ten feet in ……………… .

D. State True or False:

1. The country was barren and rocky.
2. The monster was able to overtake the speeding boat.
3. There was not a fence from one field to the other.
4. I was struck with utmost fear and astonishment and ran to hide myself.

E. Match the following and write complete sentences in the lines given:

What was happening? What happened?
1. I was writing a letter. a. the lights went out
2. Paul was looking out of the window. b. the bell ran.
3. *He was looking for his dog. c. he noticed a lovely butterfly.
4. *I was just completing the last answer. d. he fell oft the ladder.
5. The man was painting the wall. e. I met Arun.
6. Amit was doin his homework. f. my pen ran out.
7. My mother was cooking dinner. g. ma’am said, “Stop writing.”

1. I was writing a letter when ……………………
2. *When I met Arun, he was looking for his dog. ………………
4. * ………………………….
5. …………………………….
6. …………………………….
7. ……………………………..
* Please note that sometimes the order of the sentences changes.

Now complete the following suitably.

1. I was sitting in a taxi yesterday when …………………. .
2. He was cleaning out his cupboard when ………………. .
3. …………………. a dog ran out onto the road.
4. …………………. the teacher walked into the room.

F. When we compare two things / people, we add -er or more to describing word.

Complete the following using the words easy or strong:
1. Skipping is …………….. .
Jumping is ………………….. than skipping
Walking is the ………………. of all.
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2. The dog is …………….. .
The horse is ……………… .
The elephant is …………….. .
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Now complete the following in the same way using the words juicy or exciting. The order may vary according to your choice:
1. apple ………………..
orange ……………..
sugarcane ………………..

2. rock climbing ……………….
skiing ………………..
river rafting ………………
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G. Correct the use of the describing words in the following sentences:

1. TV is is the simpler problem of them all.
2. Which is the lightest of the two parcels?
3. He is cleverer than I am.
4. I like this the best of the two.
5. The flood became badder as the rain increased.

H. Punctuate the following sentences using capital letters, full stops (.) commas (,) question marks (?) apostrophe (‘) exclamation mark (!) wherever necessary:

dear samir,
i am sending you a photograph of my newest pet frisky is a bulldog and a very playful puppy by next summer he should be old enough to go with us on our long walks i m sure you are looking forward to seeing him I know you will like him warm regards sanju
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I. Punctuate the following sentences:

1. next Wednesday my sister mita is going to join the state bank of india
2. the dog wags its tail when its pleased but a cat waves its tail when its angry
3. when I went fishing I caught an old shoe a plastic bag and a bad cold
4. she fed the baby washed the dishes put the lights off and went to sleep
5. wasn’t tim born on the 26th of january 1989
6. oh no the bus has gone

J. Fill in the blanks:

1. A giant tree Read wood trees of California
2. A giant bird …………………..
3. A giant land animal ………………..
4. A giant water creature ………………
5. A giant reptile …………………
6. A giant aeroplane ……………..

K. Read the following sentences carefully:

The giant farmer’s voice was as loud as a bellowing trumpet.

or

The giant farmer’s voice was as loud as thunder.
When something is very cold, we say it is as cold as ice. This is because ice is very very cold.
Now complete the following. Use the words given in the box:
as ………………. as a feather
as ………………. as a tortoise
as ………………. as honey
as ………………. as snow
as ………………. as an ox
as ………………. as night
as ………………. as a rose
as ………………. as a toast
as ………………. as a breeze
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Use the above expressions to complete the following sentences:

(i) The old man’s hair is as white ………………… .
(ii) His feet were as cold ………………… .
(iii) The newspaper boy was as slow ………………… in delivering the papers.
(iv) I felt as light …………………… after exercising.

Create your own comparisons for the following. Work in pairs:

as tall as ………………..
as fast as ………………..
as high as ……………….
as angry as ……………..
as tiny as ………………..
as brave as ……………..
as timid as ………………
as faithful as ……………
as ugly as ………………..
as hungry as ………………..

L. There are many reasons why something happens:

For example:
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All the three are reasons why Gulliver was unable to climb the fence.

Now look at the pictures and discuss in groups why the following events happened. You may find more than one reason for each of them:
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M. You woke up one morning and found yourself in the land of dwarfs!

Write a paragraph describing your experiences there and how you got back home finally. You may begin like this:

Every thing a round me Iooked different.

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