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45. a. Discount = 10/100 x $7500/1 =
b. Discounted price =
Answer: $6 750.00
Discount % =
discount/original x 100/1 % =
$1500/$7500 x 100/1 % = 20%
46. Cost of 4 school shirts =
Cost of (3 x 2) 6 notebooks =
Cost of 12 pencils =
$30 = $404
Difference = $500 - $404 = $96
Answer: Total cost - $404.00,
Change - $96.00
1. Mary (choose) chose to eat the
mangoes rather than the plums.
2. The heavy earthquake had (shake)
shaken the whole city.
3. The nurse (wind) wound the
bandage around Maria's injured
4. Haven't you (swear) sworn that
you were never there, before?
5. Anybody (who; whom) wishes to
volunteer to assist me, can come
6. Last week we saw Mrs. Lucas
from (whom; whose) tree we had
enjoyed some delicious plums.
7. The travelers were boarding the
aeroplane (which; what) would
take them to Tobago.
8. The manager introduced the cap-
tain to (whom; who) everyone
was expected to give his support.
9. bleed His cut had bled much,
after the unfortunate
accident. (Past Participle)
10. bear Last year, our cherry tree
bore more fruit than this
year. (Past Tense)
11. ring The bell had rung at three
o'clock to mark the end of a
school day. (Past Part.)
12. set After preparing the meal,
Mummy set the breakfast
table. (Past Tense)
13. The police eventually discovered
that it was (he; him) who had re-
ally broken into our neighbour's
14. (Everyone; Most) who has seen
the movie thought that it was
15. We can always depend on (she;
her) to assist us.
16. (Every ; Neither) of these answers
is the correct one.
17. Although the weather was terri-
ble, the players were determined
to play the match which was the
18. Since the boys had already com-
pleted their home lesson and
household chores, their parents re-
warded them with a drive to the
country side that was located
about twenty kilometers from
19. Because Hilary is still learning to
cook, every weekend she helps her
Aunt who lives next door, in
preparing some bread.
20. Please come quick, my car has
stalled. (quickly) -- The Adverb is
21. The four children were arguing
with each other. (one another) --
deals with more than two per-
22. Guests were asked to dress up ex-
quisitely for the party. (dress) --
23. The campers gathered some dry
leaves and sticks to prepare a
campfire. collected; amassed
24. We frequently visit our grandpar-
ents who live in the countryside.
often; regularly; habitually
25. The fathers escorted their daugh-
ters to the school dance. accompa-
26. In most countries, citizens over the
age of sixty five years, are guaran-
teed a government pension. as-
sured; certain of
27. Our parents did not (accept, ex-
cept) our excuse for returning
home late from school on Friday.
28. Mohammed Ali, the world's great-
est boxer, was (formerly, for-
mally) called Cassius Clay.
29. The campers were asked to gather
and secure their (personal, per-
sonnel) belongings before the rain
30. Tonya could not decide (whether,
weather) to go to the library or to
stay at home and study.
31. Ako, the captain of the
school's cricket team,
lives on my street.
32.Rena led us through
a long, narrow, dark
33.Mr. Gomes, the man
who lives next door,
is a great basketball
34. The Nile, Niger, Orinico
and Amazon rivers are
among the longest and
largest in the world.
35.Father closed the
windows, lowered the
shade, turned off the
lights and went to
36. The first thing someone should do
when building a boat is to draw
out full size the shape of the hull.
37. The writer gave up the idea of
using plywood to draw out the
shape of the hull because it was
38. (i). initial - first; early; preliminary;
(ii). expensive - dear; costly; lavish;
(iii). discarded - rejected;
abandoned; thrown away
39. The author used pieces of brown
tarpaper to draw out the shape of
40. "Designing a boat," is a suitable
title for the passage.
41. (a). hasten - hurry; rush; speed up;
(b). wheedled - coaxed; cajoled;
(c). hoard - save; collect; amass;
gather; accumulate; store
42. The line, "And slumber far from
his round head," most likely
means that Jack was not thinking
about going to sleep.
43. Jack most likely read story books.
44. Jack most likely read his books in
45. Candles most likely provided light
for Jack to read at night.
46. Sita read the greatest number of
47. Sharon most likely had a prefer-
ence for fairy tales.
48. Harry and Sita are most likely in-
terested in books written by West
49. Ako most likely has an interest in
things related to Science.
50. Harry would most likely possess
the most knowledge about a proj-
ect on "The Slave Trade".
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