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41. a. 25+11+10=46
Answer: 46 children
Answer: 130 children
c. Answer: Puppies
Answer: 17 km
Answer: 32 km
c. Answer: 12 km
43. No. of letters = 11
No. of spaces = 10
Answer: 74 cm
44. 1234, 1243, 1324, 1342, 1423, 1432
2134, 2143, 2314, 2341, 2413, 2431
3124, 3142, 3214, 3241, 3412, 3421
4123, 4132, 4213, 4231, 4312, 4321
Answer: 24 - four digit numbers
45. Perimeter of rectangle =
Area of square =
length of side (s) x length of side (s) =
Perimeter of square = 4 x s =
Total length of fencing =
Answer: 83 metres
46. Work backwards - do the opposite
from the end
252 divided by 2 = 126
126 divided by 7 = 18
1. The (passersby) passerby had
stopped to observe the accident.
(Change inside the word)
2. Mummy used the (scissors) scis-
sors to cut the piece of cloth.
(Same word for Singular and Plu-
3. Duane's (brothers in law) brother
in law is an excellent swimmer.
(refer to # 1, above)
4. There were several people in the
room. (Adjective) - describes how
5. Tomorrow, the Principal addresses
the students in the hall. (Verb) -
"We'll meet after," said Andy to his
friend, Joe. (Adverb) - of time
7. Sammy tore his jersey while
climbing down the plum tree.
8. The earthquake shook the whole
town for a few seconds.
9. The woodcutter split the tree
trunk into equal parts.
10. Our aunt gave Michela and me
(us) some wonderful gifts.
11. The vendor put all the fruits and
vegetables (them) into a large
12. Gail lent her cell phone to her older
13. Either the fruits or the kilo of pota-
toes (is ; are) in he basket
14. Most of the eggs (has ; have)
been used in making the cake.
15. Neither the car nor the bicycles (is
; are) in the garage.
16. Who did you say has won the
17. The police wrecked the car that/
which was wrongly parked on the
18. To whom are you sending that
19. These are the prizes from which
the most valuable one was chosen.
20. Although he lives in Point Fortin,
the man went quite Curepe to re-
pair his car. (as far as) - the ad-
verb is wrongly used, here
21. You and me should be able to at-
tend the match, once Mummy and
he agree about it. (I) - The subject
pronoun is the correct form, here
22. The man what cut our lawn is our
next door neighbour. (who) - to
refer to a person.
1. According to information given in
the passage, the smallest commu-
nity today is called a village.
2. A 'conurbation' is the name given
to the community where several
cities come together.
3. The growing presence of larger
communities in densely populated
countries has resulted in a need for
more access roads, electricity
power and water.
4. Pollution, epidemics and crime are
the environmental and social prob-
lems associated with the presence
of large cities and conurbations.
5. Farmland (agricultural land) is
used to build larger communities.
6. The moon was shining bright in
the night sky.
7. The hills appeared to be black to
8. The banana men carried the ba-
nanas (stems) on their heads.
9. A British ship was 'resting' in the
10. Evan Jones is the name of the
poet who wrote the poem.
11. (a). shook - trembled; quaked;
(b) peered - looked; gazed; stared
(c). glare - light; beam
12. A valley is the low lying area found
between two hills or mountains.
13. The phrase, "gradually dying
away" means that the (crash)
sound of the thunder was fading
or disappearing or becoming
14. The phrase, "in all haste" means
that the person was doing some-
thing hurriedly (speedily; quickly;
swiftly; fast; rapidly).
15. The statement (sentence),
"There's nothing we can do,... It's
too late," most likely means that
nothing could have been done to
save the house (or people) be-
cause the fire had destroyed
16. (a). calm - tranquil; peaceful; quiet;
(b) bay - cove; inlet
(c). dock - harbour; port;
17. The poet was most likely telling us
that moon had brightened the sky
when he used the phrase "the sky
18. The poet most likely meant that
everyone seemed to be working
quickly by using the phrase, "mon-
19. "Pier" is the other word used in
the poem that is similar in mean-
ing to the word "dock".
20. The poet most likely used the
phrase "all in a bustle" to describe
the movements of the tallymen
and carriers because they ap-
peared to be all hurrying about
their business (work).
21. The size and colour of the sun
places it in the middle range.
22. The red stars are the largest and
23. The colours of stars can tell their
size, hotness and brilliance.
24. The stars that are smaller, hotter
and brighter than the sun are the
white and blue stars.
25. The relationship between the size
and colour of the stars tells us that
the smaller the star the hotter and
more brilliant they are.
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