Tutorial World Primary 6
Name:_________________________ Date:_______________

Cloze Passage (4.1)

Read the passage and fill in the blanks with the most suitable word.
Sang Nila Utama

The first king of Singapore was Sang Nila Utama. He was _____

in Sumatra. He came to Singapore in 1299. He ____________ as king

for forty-eight years.

Sang Nila Utama set ______________ from Sumatra in a ship to

Temasek, the __________ name of Singapore. On his ___________,

the ship met a fierce storm. He and his __________ had to throw their

possessions __________ to make their ship lighter. All this didn't help

___________ Sang Nila Utama threw his royal ___________ into the

sea. Immediately the storm ____________.

When Sang Nila Utama and his men came ______________ on

to the island of Temasek, they saw a strange animal. The animal was

strong and graceful, it was a lion. For this ___________ he called the

island Singapore which means "Lion City". He decided to stay behind

and became its king.


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