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DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL – GANDHIDHAM ENGLISH WORKSHEET OF CLASS-IV Read the following passage and answer the questions given below: Rainbows are often seen when the sun comes out after or during a rainstorm. Rainbows are caused when sunlight shines through drops of water in the sky at specific angles. When white sunlight enters a raindrop, it exits the raindrop a different color. When light exits lots of different raindrops at different angles, it produces the red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet that you see in a rainbow. Together, these colors are known as the spectrum. These colors can sometimes be seen in waterfalls and fountains as well. Did you know that there are double rainbows? In a double rainbow, light reflects twice inside water droplets and forms two arcs. In most double rainbows, the colors of the top arc are opposite from those in the bottom arc. In other words, the order of colors starts with purple on top and ends with the red on bottom. In addition, rainbows sometimes appear as white arcs at night. These rainbows are called moon bows and are so rare that very few people will ever see one. Moonbows are caused by moonlight (rather than sunlight) shining through drops of water. Q1 Rainbows are often seen _________________. A. before a rainstorm B. after the sun sets at night C. when it snows D. after a rainstorm Q2 Rainbows are produced when ___________________ A. the sun causes a rainstorm. B. light exits many raindrops at different angles. C. the sun comes out after a storm. D. the spectrum causes a rainstorm. Q3 What color is NOT in a rainbow? A. yellow B. indigo C. orange D. pink Q 4. Which of the following IS NOT true? A. Rainbows are usually seen after or during a storm. B. Double rainbows are two rainbows that are exactly the same. C. Spectrum colors sometimes appear in fountains and waterfalls. D. Moon bows are caused by moonlight. Q5. What question is answered in the last paragraph? A. Why do waterfalls produce rainbow-like spectrums? B. What colors appear in a rainbow? C. How long do rainbows last? D. How to double rainbows form? Q6. What would be a good title for this passage? A. Moon bows! B. Differences between Normal Rainbows and Double Rainbows C. The Basics about Rainbows D. The History of Rainbows Q7. The author describes moon bows as "so rare that very few people will ever see one." Which of the following might also be described as very rare? A. A squirrel B. A pink diamond C. A ruler D. A fireman Q8. What color is a moon bow? A. white B. the passage doesn't say C. yellow D. green Raisins Reading Comprehension Raisins are dried grapes that have been eaten for thousands of years. Nearly 3,500 years ago, the first raisins were discovered as grapes that were drying in the sun on a vine. In medieval Europe, raisins were used as sweeteners, medicine, and even as a form of money! In America, raisins were first grown after an 1873 heat wave in California destroyed its valuable grape crop, leaving only dried, wrinkly, but tasty grapes on the vines. Soon, farmers began developing seedless grapes in California that were thin-skinned and sweet. These grapes would be purposely dried in the sun and became the popular dark raisin we eat and enjoy today. Later, a golden variety of raisin was made by treating grapes with a chemical called sulfur dioxide and using special methods to dry them. Today, central California remains the center of the world’s raisin industry, producing nearly 95 percent of the world’s raisins. Its green valleys, sunny climate, and hot temperatures provide the perfect conditions for grapes that are dried into raisins. 1. Which of the following were raisins NOT used as? a. money b. sweetener c. weapons d. medicine 2. Raisins.... a. are made by dropping grapes in water. b. were discovered a long time ago. c. have never been grown in America. d. were discovered recently. 3. What would be the best title for this passage? a. A History of Raisins b. The Discovery of the Golden Raisin c. The Many Different Kinds of Raisins d. Healthy Snacks 4. What question is answered in the INTRODUCTORY paragraph? a. What kinds of raisins do people eat? b. What happened in 1873? c. How are golden raisins made? d. What were raisins once used as? 5. What is NOT true about raisins? a. They are dried in the sun. b. There are dark and golden versions of raisins. c. They are grown in California. d. They are made from grapes with seeds. 6. Golden raisins were discovered ______________________. a. at the same time as dark raisins. b.

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