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100 grams x 1.2 = 120 grams
[move decimal point 2 places (2
zeros) to the right (x)]
Answer: 600 grams
42. SI = $500/1 x 5/100 x 10/1 = $250
Amount = $500 + $250 = $750
Answer: 24 students
b. 5/100 x 360/1 degrees = 18
Answer: 18 degrees
c. No. of students that prefer
50/100 x 120/1 = 60
Difference = 60 - 24 = 36
Answer: 36 students
44. a. Percent used for lumber =
Out of 400, no. of trees used
for lumber =
30/100 x 400/1 = 120
Answer: 120 trees
b. 10/100 x 750/1 = 75
Answer: 75 trees
c. Out of 300, no. of trees are
usually used for furniture =
60/100 x 300/1 = 180
Out of 300, no. of trees are
actually used for furniture =
50/100 x 180/1 = 90
Answer: 90 trees
45. No. of litres leaked in 2 1/2 hrs = 1
No. of litres leaked in 1 hr =
1 litre divided by 2 1/2 hrs =
No. of litres leaked in 3 3/4 hrs =
3/2 = 1 1/2 litres
Answer: 1 1/2 litres
46. Average = 1925/25 = 77
Answer: 77 litres
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1. You've no reason to be angry
2. If you wish, we'll like to assist
3. If she doesn't run faster soon,
she won't be able to break the
4. Haven't we seen this place, be-
5. The girl to whom I posted the
letter yesterday, is my cousin.
6. Several of the mangoes were
7. We saw some of the dust in the
corner of the room.
8. That is the maxi taxi by which I
arrived at school, this morning.
9. COMBUST Cloth can be con-
sidered as a combustible materi-
10. COMPLIMENT He was given two
complimentary tickets to attend
11. INTRODUCE Marlene was giv-
en an introduction as the master
of ceremony for the function.
The belt was
wrapped tautly around his waist.
13. The smaller of the twins (is; are)
an excellent hockey player.
14. One of the dogs that (is; are)
romping in the yard is mine.
15. Crab and dumplings (has; have)
been a popular dish in Tobago for
quite some time.
16. The gift, along with the decora-
tions (is; are) in the large brown
17. Mummy offered her friend
some freshly made tea.
18. They missed the early bus be-
cause they awoke late.
19. If you wish to perform well, it is
always wise to practise regularly.
20. Neither of them were expected
to be there. (was)
21. A list of the food items, with
their prices, have been published
in the newspapers. (has)
22. Sheldon's father gave us not only
mangoes but some delicious
guavas. (but also)
23. Due to the height of the building
it was very difficult to clean the
exterior walls. outside; outer; ex-
24. The insurance for father's car
will expire on December 31,
2008. terminate; end; run out
25. Martin asked the Immigration
Officer to expedite his applica-
tion for a new passport since he
had to travel to London the fol-
lowing week. speed up; hasten;
advance; accelerate; rush
26. Albert Einstein was almost illit-
erate up to age fourteen.
27. The soil in my backyard is infer-
tile, therefore I can't grow any
vegetables or fruits.
28. When animals are forced to
move from one habitat to anoth-
er, they sometimes have to
(adapt, adept) to changes in
29. Ice cream and cake are very pop-
ular (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 his cheeks.
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. Santa Claus is the fairies and
37. The whole year is spent making
the toys to be delivered to boys
and girls on Christmas Eve.
38. Fairies and elves make the toys
that are delivered to boys and
girls on Christmas Eve.
39. "Santa's Little Helpers" is a suit-
able title for the poem. (Stu-
dents will give other suitable ti-
40. The poem reflects a very happy
41. The "secrets" were wrapped in
stiff brown paper.
42. The poet referred to the "ob-
jects" that daddy brought as "se-
crets" 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' Eve night.
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 - showy but not
real; falsely attractive
(c). valuable - precious; costly;
priceless; dear; expensive; impor-
48. Jim was sometimes reluctant to
look at the time on his watch be-
cause the watch hung from an
old (probably unattractive)
49. The phrase, "turned all of them
inside out," most likely meant
that Martha had carefully looked
at everything in every store.
50. "Jim's Christmas Gift" is a suit-
able title for the passage. (Pupils
will give other suitable answers).
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