Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : May 29th 2015 Contents 46. Area of vertical rectangle =
Area of remaining bottom rectan-
Total area =
160 + 200 = 360 square cm
Answer: 360 square cm
1. There (is; are) four cows in the sa-
"Phillip, what (does; do) you usu-
ally do on Saturday mornings?"
asked his friend Elvin
3. One of the dogs (has; have) es-
caped from the kennel.
4. My three cousins (is; are) staying
with us for the weekend.
5. She (has; have) won all the races
for this year.
6. Some of the buses (was; were)
parked in he garage.
7. Alana and Zena (has; have) been
friends for the past ten years.
8. The Library (is; are) situated close
to the main street.
(a) The fruits on the branch (is; are)
shaking in the breeze.
(b) The bigger of the two girls (has;
have) been my best friend for
(c) The jury in the court (was; were)
asked not to share certain infor-
mation with each other.
(d) "(Is; Are) you coming over, later?"
Kathy asked her cousins, Jean and
(e) This glass of orange juice (was;
were) definitely, quite refreshing.
(f) Mathematics (has; have) usually
been taught as the second subject
in the morning.
(g) The onlookers (was; were) gath-
ered to observe the fire.
(h) There (is; are) a lively hive of bees
near the top of the tree.
(1) Neither that ball nor that raquet
(belongs; belong) to me.
(2) You and he (is; are) certainly my
(3) Either the saw, the hammer or the
pack of nails (was; were) put into
(4) Marissa and her sister (are; is) jog-
ging in the park.
(5) There, running around the kennel
(was; were) Misty and Rover.
(a) Neither she nor I (has; have) vis-
ited there, before.
(b) Either he or you (lives; live) near
to our school.
(c) Neither he nor they (was; were)
expected to be here yesterday.
(d) Either you or she (has; have) been
a member of our chess team.
(e) Neither he nor we (is; are) partici-
pating in the relay race, tomorrow.
(a) Neither Sally and Charisse nor
their friend, Sylvia (has; have)
seen that movie.
(b) Either Mr. Baptiste or his friends
(is; are) jogging in the park.
(c) Either the guinea pigs or the mani-
cou (has; have) eaten already.
(d) Neither the conductor nor the
singers (is; are) in the hall.
p rrots nor the pair of
doves (was; were) in their cage.
(a) A huge squash, along with some
ochroes was put on the table.
(b) A sandwich, with some juice and
dessert were served for lunch.
A sandwich, with some juice and
dessert was served for lunch.
(c) Janice, including both her parents
has been chosen as special guests
at the function.
(d) An encyclopedia, together with
many types of magazines were
available for he readers.
An encyclopedia, together with
many types of magazines was
available for he readers.
(e) Was the package, in addition to
the small boxes posted to the
(f) The bouquet of lilies as well as a
dozen red roses have been pre-
pared as a present for the Presi-
The bouquet of lilies as well as a
dozen red roses has been prepared
as a present for the President's
1. The "Alm" was most likely the
name of the mountain.
2. Heidi may have turned pale on
hearing the news about the fire on
3. The fire may have been caused by
4. A storm could have been taking
place to cause the houses to creak
5. "The Storm," is a suitable title for
the passage. (Students will give
other suitable titles which must
also be considered)
6. The title of the poem, "The Side-
walk Racer," suggests that the
content of the poem describes a
person who would be riding or
driving a speeding device on the
7. The information given in the poem
suggests that the person is riding
a skateboard or has on roller
skates or roller blades.
8. "Swerve," "curve" and "sway" de-
scribe the movement of the per-
son in the poem.
9. The phrase, "sailor and the sail"
(Lines 6 and 7) most likely means
that the person in the poem is
playing the role of both a sailor (a
person who sails a boat) and a sail
(an object that moves a boat by
trapping air) since he/she is re-
sponsible for controlling the device
that is moving him/her along.
10. The lines, "I'm the one and only
single engine human automobile"
(Lines 9 -- 12), most likely means
that the person is comparing him-
self/herself to an engine (part of a
device that is responsible for pro-
ducing the energy to move the de-
11. The poem evokes a sense or feel-
ing of lots of energy or action. The
person seems to be enjoying what
he or she is doing with content-
12. Line 1 and 2, "Who has seen the
wind? Neither I nor you," which is
repeated in Lines 5 and 6, suggest
that the wind cannot be seen by
13. The phrases, "the leaves hang
trembling" (Line 3), and "the trees
bow down their heads," (Lines 7
& 8) tell us that the wind is pres-
14. The trembling leaves and the
bowed heads of the trees suggest
that the wind move things.
15. "Who has seen the Wind?" is a
suitable title for the poem. (It tells
us what to expect in the poem).
this includes penci s
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