Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : June 26th 2015 Contents No. of units of electricity used in
Answer: 340 units of electricity
340 units x $4.50 = $1 530
Answer: $1 530.00
45. Fraction not used to grow flowers =
Fraction used for lawn =
% used for lawn =
Answer: 37 1/2 %
46. a. Each is 50 calls
Answer: 1 900 calls
Answer: 1 000 calls
Practice Exercise #1
DIRECT and INDIRECT SPEECH
1. Our teacher advised the class, "Please
wait here for I won't be long". (D.S.)
2. The tourist asked the man whether
he could give him the directions to the
Queen's Park Oval. (I.S.)
3. Mr. Henry enquired from his wife
about whether she and the children
would like to accompany him, the next
day, to Point Fortin. (I.S.)
4. The cricketer asked his coach, "Do you
really think that we will have any
chance of winning the match, this af-
5. The principal informed the children
that he would have a special session
with them, during assembly on the
following day. (I.S.)
6. Mrs. Adams cautioned her son, "Be
extremely careful when you climb
that tall coconut tree!" ( D.S)
7. "I have already played that game last
week," Jennelle told her cousin,
8. The clerk advised Ms. Ellen that the
company would be willing to refund
her the money if they did not deliver
the pizza on time. (I.S.)
Practice Exercise #2
Changing into Indirect Speech
1. Ms. Duncan told the children that she
would like them to remain there until
2. The mechanic assured Mr. Andrews
that he would definitely complete all
the repairs to his car early in the fol-
3. Mummy asked our neighbour
whether she did note that (that day)
it was an absolutely beautiful day,
4. The man asked the plumber if he
would have enough time to solve the
problem by the following month.
5. Maria told her cousin, Isabelle that
they would be most happy if she
could visit them on the following
Practice Exercise #3
Changing into Direct Speech
1. The principal told the children, "The
standard five class will represent the
school in the chess finals, next week."
2. "Your flight will be confirmed by to-
morrow", the clerk informed the pas-
3. The tour guide advised the visitors,
"Maracas Beach is located on the
north coast of Trinidad."
4. Sammy told his mother, "I am so tired
that I may sleep away before we ar-
5. Danielle enquired from Monica "Did
you see the advertisement, yesterday,
about the latest cell phone?"
Practice Exercise #4
Active Voice into the Passive Voice.
1. Spicy food is loved by many people.
2. All of the man's produce had been
bought out by the customers before
3. A fitting award will be presented by
the coach to the most successful ath-
lete of the year.
4. A letter will be written by Mummy to
her favourite sister who lives in
5. Sheldon's bicycle was recently lent by
Sheldon to his friend, Kevin.
6. Some tasty home made ice cream
had been made by Karen's grand-
mother for Karen's sixteenth birthday
7. The large ball was being bounced by
the boys in the park.
8. Many of Shivanie's friends had been
met by her at the annual school's
9. The vegetables were being sliced by
Delia for the salad.
10. A dramatic presentation will be done
by the performers for our Graduation.
Practice Exercise #5
Changing the Passive Voice into
the Active Voice
1. The ambulance had brought the
wounded passenger to the hospital.
2. The announcer is giving the news at
seven p.m. sharp.
3. Jerome Tailor had taken the most
number of wickets on that particular
4. The same type of uniform is worn by
most policemen, each day.
5. The hosts of Richard's birthday party
will serve a delicious lunch to the in-
6. The top athletes have always run the
race, in record time.
7. The Principal will soon announce the
results of the recent tests.
8. The visitors had seen many turtles on
the beach at Grand Riviere.
1. Since the meeting terminated earlier
than we expected, we went to the
2. My parents commute to and from
work by bus each day. travel
3. "This is the beginning of a very long
journey," our teacher stated. start
4. SPLENDID We were amazed by
the splendour of the
5. RELATION It is very important
that parents and their
children have very
6. WEIGH The weight of an object
is very often confused
with its mass.
7. The watch I bought is waterproof so I
don't have to worry about getting it
8. The Government is encouraging peo-
ple to grow vegetables in their back-
yard gardens for their own
9. "Isn't Raymond going to
Tobago?" asked Freda.
10. "I don't know where
else to look!" mother
exclaimed, "I can't seem
to find my car keys
11. "Be careful!" Martha
shouted, "that branch
is very weak."
12. "Have you finished
doing your homework?"
mother, asked "it is
time to go to bed."
13. "I do not believe Jim, "
lied to me several
14. (i) "As quiet as a mouse"
(ii) "no one ever sees his face"
15. (i) to be slightly or partly opened
(ii) at a distant - afar
(iii) at all times - always
16. (a) The poet most likely calls the
person who is responsible for all
the activities "Mr. Nobody,"
because when members of the
family are asked who is
responsible for a mischievous act
they all deny doing it, suggesting
that nobody has done it.
(b) Mr Nobody is most likely any
member of the family who has
done a mischievous act.
17. Oiling the door is the chore that was
usually left for Mr Nobody to do.
18. "Mr. Nobody," is a suitable title for
19. (a) The Melbourne Cricket Club
(MCC.) most likely formulated
the internationally accepted rules
for the game of cricket.
(b) The MCC is situated in England.
20. (a). precursor - forerunner; originator
(b). speculation - guess; thought;
(c). alternative - option; choice;
21. (a) The official rules for playing a
game of cricket were most likely
written in 1744.
(b) England may most likely be
responsible for the development
of modern cricket.
22. (a) 'Lords' is the most well known
venue for a game of cricket in
(b) Lords cricket ground was opened
23. 'A Short History of Cricket' is a suit-
able title for the passage. (Pupils may
give other suitable titles).
24. (a) The information was presented
in alphabetical order in the table.
(b) "Energy Sources" most likely
came first in the book. (It started
on page 2 which is the first
numbering in the book).
25. (a) Additional information on
"Electrical Energy" could be
found under the headings
"Water power" and "Wind
(b) Three sections of the book most
likely contain information on
26. (a) The different sources of energy
solar (the sun), water, waves and
(b) Five (5) pages of the book (8 --
12) most likely contain
information about "Types of
27. Hurricanes and storms would most
likely be discussed under "Types of
28. "Sources of Energy," is a good title
for the book.
Friday, June 26, 2015 www.guardian.co.tt Guardian
Links Archive June 25th 2015 June 27th 2015 Navigation Previous Page Next Page