Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : August 29th 2014 Contents 45.lxw=24x1=12x2=6x4=8x3
Answer: 4 rectangles,
8 units x 3 units
46. Amount spent on gas =
10/100 x $2000/1 = $200
Amount left =
Amount spent on food =
1/2 x $1800/1 = $900
Amount left = $900
Answer: 268 cm square
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"Can you please come in", said my
sisters to the guests.
2. Many of the people had come to
assist the poor family.
3. Each day, the huge almond tree
provides a welcome shelter to the
4. Tomorrow, in the evening, the
popular movie will be shown at
5. Is it I who (is; am) making the
6 Most of the plums on the branch
(is; are) ripe.
7. Janelle ,together with her brother
(has; have) visited their grand-
8. The plates with rice and peas
(was; were) distributed to the
9. Our frisky pet is always willing
to play with us.
10. In cold weather , my father
prefers to make his morning tea
with boiling water.
11. It is difficult to plan any outdoor
activity when the weather is
12. The children waited until noon to
have their lunch. (Preposition)
13. The policemen were chasing the
running man along the busy av-
14. Janice tried desperately to hide
her anger. (Noun - Abstract)
15. We waited until the rain passed,
to walk home. (Conjunction)
16. Fishes in the river were being
caught by the boys.
17. An impressive award had been re-
ceived by our football team on
18. Melvin who was certainly the bet-
ter player, easily won the chess
game. (Relative Pronoun)
19. Although we had told them that
they could arrive ten minutes be-
fore we left, Chris' friends came
by us quite early to go to the
20. Their friends adviced them to be
more careful, next time. (advised)
Verb form needed here.
21. The coach and the players were
discussing the game with each
other. (one another - involves
more than two persons)
22. Don't you think that yesterday
newspaper was most informa-
tive? (yesterday's) -- the posses-
sive form is required here.
23. Due to the height of the building
it was very difficult to clean the
exterior walls. outside; outer;
24. The insurance for father's car will
expire on December 31, 2008.
terminate; end; run out
25. Martin asked the Immigration Of-
ficer to expedite his application
for a new passport since he had
to travel to London the following
week. speed up; hasten; advance;
26. Candace did not (accept, except)
the invitation to our Christmas
27. "(Spare, Spear) the rod and spoil
the child," is one of my mother's
28. When animals are forced to move
from one habitat to another, they
sometimes have to (adapt, adept)
to changes in weather patterns.
29. Ice cream and cake are very popu-
lar (deserts, desserts).
30. It's not (fair, fare) to have to
(bare, bear) the blame for the
31. Foreign fruits like
apples, grapes, pears
and plums are very
plentiful during the
32.Jo, as well as her
sister Mo, represented
our school at the
2008 Music Festival.
33.Our baby brother has
very black hair, brown
eyes, long fingers and
toes and dimples on
34.Marcus, the only male
student in the class,
is often asked to
move heavy objects
in the classroom.
35.Mr. Singh, one of our
past principals, donated
several books to our
new student's library.
36. The use of the word "Great" sug-
gests that the turkey was very
37. (a). exhausted - tired; wearied;
worn out; drained
(b). content - satisfied; happy;
(c). anxious - looking forward to
38. Sara was Daryl's mother.
39. The 'chubby little old man' was
most likely Santa Claus (Old Nick;
40. He said he was late because
Santa Claus usually visits on
Christmas Eve not on Christmas
41. The "secrets" were wrapped in
stiff brown paper.
42. The poet referred to the "objects"
that daddy brought as "secrets"
because he/she could not tell
what the "objects" were.
43. Santa Claus (Father Christmas or
Old St. Nick) most likely sneaked
down the chimney on Christmas'
44. The "secrets" that the poet was
referring to in the poem were
most likely Christmas presents
45. A child is most likely saying this
46. Martha paid twenty one dollars
for the platinum fob chain she
purchased for Jim.
47. (a). chaste - pure; unblemished;
(b). meretricious - falsely
attractive; showy but not rea
l (c). valuable - precious; costly;
priceless; dear; expensive; im
48. Jim was sometimes reluctant to
look at the time on his watch be-
cause the watch hung from an old
(probably unattractive) leather
49. The phrase, "turned all of them in-
side out," most likely meant that
Martha had carefully looked at
everything in every store.
50. "Jim's Christmas Gift" is a suitable
title for the passage. (Pupils will
give other suitable answers).
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