Grade 5 Wonderful Waste! Worksheets

A. Answer the following questions:
1. What were the preparations in the palace for?
2. Why did the Maharaja go into the kitchen in the afternoon?
3. What had the cook planned to do with the vegetable scraps?
4. Ingredients are the things that are used to make a dish. Circle the ingredients of avial in the box below:
chillies, groundnut, wood, vegetable scraps, coconut, curd, roasted peanuts, pot, garlic, broken bangles, basket, curry leaves
B. State True or False:
1. The king had ordered a dinner in the palace.
2. No one had heard of or tasted avial before.
3. The cook had planned to make another dish using the vegetable scraps.
4. No one was eager to know the name of the new dish.
5. Avial became famous all over Delhi.
C. A recipe is, a. list of directions to prepare a dish. The following sentences are not in order for preparing avial. Number them in the correct order:
1. Grind some coconut, green chillies and garlic.
2. Cut the vegetable scraps into long strips.
3. Wash and clean the mix of vegetable bits.
4. Decorate with curry leaves.
5. Whip some curd and mix it in.
6. Pour some coconut oil on top.
7. Avial is ready.
D. Tick (œ“) the correct answer (Multiple Choice Questions):
1. The Maharaja was of:
(a) Travancore
(b) Thiruvanthapuram
(c) Karnataka
(d) Delhi
2. What were the waste?
(a) Fruit scraps
(b) Vegetable scraps
(c) Nut scraps
(d) All of these
3. Who cut the vegetable scraps into long strips?
(a) The Maharaja
(b) The servant
(c) The cook
(d) None of these
4. What was the name of the new dish?
(a) Avial
(b) Bvial
(c) Dvial
(d) None of these
E. Fill in the blanks:
1. Once, the Maharaja of Travancore ordered a grand dinner in his ……………… .
2. The …………….. was in a fix and kept staring at the ………………. scraps.
3. The cook ……………………. this paste and some salt to the cooking ………………. .
4. A ………………… smell started coming from the pot.
5. The name of new dish was …………………. .
F. Given in the box are some things that children do after they reach home from school.
Choose five things that you do when you reach home from school. Write them in order:
CBSE Class 5 English Wonderful Waste Worksheets 1
First, I ………………….. .
Then, I …………………. .
Next, I ………………….. .
After that, I ………………. .
Finally, I ………………. .
G. Pair work:
1. Look up the following words in the dictionary. They may have more than one meaning. List these meanings:
ground …………….
survey ……………..
scrap ……………….
sternly …………….
tempting ……………
2. Make new words by adding/ dropping a few letters from the root word. Some are done for you:
CBSE Class 5 English Wonderful Waste Worksheets 2
Do any of these words use all of four endings? ……………….
H. The Maharaja was a wise man and ordered the cook to use the vegetable scraps instead of throwing them away.
1. Name some of the things which are thrown away at home or in school. ,
2. Sit in groups of four and think of interesting ways in which they can be made useful.
3. Put up your findings on the class board.
I. Name the food that is made in your home:
1. for a feast/festival …………………………….
2. when you are unwell ………………………..
3. everyday ……………….
Share the information with your friends. …………………………
J. Avial is a dish made in Kerala.
Do you have a similar dish in your state made from a mix of many vegetables?
1. What is it called?
2. Note down the ingredients used to make it.
3. Write down the recipe.
4. Present attractively and display on the class board. You can draw and stick pictures too.

Worksheets for Class 5 English

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