Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : October 9th 2015 Contents 1. Nether my sister nor I (is; am)
going to see the match.
2. One of the boys who (is; are) on
the field is my cousin.
3. (Is; Are) there a pair of gloves in
4. A cake, together with some soft
drinks (was; were) served at the
5. (Several; Much) of the mangoes
6. We would like (nobody; some-
body) to assist us.
7. Claire has used (most; any) of the
eggs in the recipe.
8. (Some; Someone) of the children
are playing in the field.
9. On seeing the hunters, the iguana
(sprang; springed) on to the
higher branch and escaped.
10. Jimmy (shaked; shook) the
branch as soon as he reached the
top of the cherry tree.
11. Shivanie (worn; wore) a most
fashionable dress at the party.
12. The thief (led; lead) the police to
the place where he had hidden the
13. We knew that she had gotten the
job when we saw her talking excit-
edly on the phone. (loudly ; excit-
14. The vase fell on the floor because
he had carelessly put it on the
table. (carelessly; casually)
15. Can we walk slowly? I don't want
to be the first one in school.
16. At the Sports' Day, the winners re-
ceived not only awards but prizes.
17. Stephanie wasn't feeling good,
this morning so she stayed at
home. (well) - the Adverb is
18. We'll leave tomorrow at four o'-
clock p.m. sharp. (four p.m.) - un-
necessary additional word
19. Neither Thomas nor his friends
has decided, as yet, to participate
in the competition. ('have' to
agree with " his friends)
20. The lifeguard was called to rescue
the elderly man who was stranded
in the middle of the ocean. OR
when he was stranded in the mid-
dle of the ocean.
21. During the weekend, Chrissy and
Amalie will attend a show but they
have to return home by seven o'-
22. That is our favourite neighbor, Mr.
James from whose tree we have
enjoyed many delicious mangoes.
23. After the war ended, the ordinary
citizens rejoiced and danced in the
24. They had won victory over those
who had held them prisoners in-
side their homes for weeks.
25. The businessmen, however, ex-
pressed grief over the destruction
of their properties and looting of
26. Somehow, they knew that the re-
turn to normalcy was going to
take a very long time.
27. Some forms of taxation are
straightforward, allthough they
may appear more difficult than
they really are. although
28. A good example is the govern-
ment builds and mentains roads,
and recovers the money spent
through arged on gasoline.
29. The government also raises rev-
enue through the fees charges for
motor vehicle lisenses. licenses
30. The major way in which the gov-
ernment raises revenues however,
is through taxes paid by employ-
ees and bisnessmen. business-
31. "Who goes there?" the
32. "Go to your seats,"
our teacher shouted,
"and take out your
33. "Why were you late for
school this morning?"
our principal asked.
34. "We love to play in
the rain," said the
35. "How many seats are
empty in the front
row?" father asked
36. (a). The wind had blown a
schoolboy's hat into a pool.
(b). The phrase "the little boats
darted to and fro" most likely
meant that the wind was
pushing the boats back and
forth (backwards and
37. (a). Line 9 "But lo! It was night,
and it sank to rest," suggests
that the wind had ceased to
(b). The wind was said to be
"laughing" like humans do.
38. Line 7 "And the lordly ships felt
its staggering blow," suggests
that the wind was blowing
39. (a) the wind swept on
(b) had met in a lane
40. The wind was in a happy (and mis-
41. (a). According to information given
in the passage, the cobra
snake is found in India.
(b). The cobra's diet mostly
consists of lizards, frogs and
42. The cobra was most likely nick-
named the hooded terror because
it caused great fear among the
people since its bite was deadly.
43. The phrase "to invoke fear"
means that people were very
afraid of the cobra.
44. (a). The cobra's deadly bite can
paralyse the muscles and
nervous systems of its prey
and eventually leads to death.
(b). The cobra moved very swiftly
on land and in water therefore,
it is very difficult for its preys
to escape from it.
45. "The Hooded Terror" is a good
title for the passage.
46. Flight BW 280 to London is most
likely making the longest journey.
47. St. Vincent is most likely the near-
est destination to Trinidad and To-
48. Flights LT 330, LT 123 and LT 145
have Caribbean countries as their
49. Flight AA 450 to New York took
four and a half hours.
50. Caribbean Airlines and American
Airline most likely make interna-
42. hrs mins
1 210 =4hrs30mins
(180 mins = 3hrs)
Answer: 1 hour 30 minutes
ICE CREAM SALES AT
THE ICE CREAM SHOP
44. a. Bar graph
b. 8th game
394/8 = 49 1/4
Answer: 49 goals
d. No. none of the scores repeat
45. Area of triangle =
1/2 x base x height =
1/2 x 9/1 x 7.8/1 = 35.1 square m
Answer: 35.1 square metres
46. Area of first part of rectangle =
length x width =
Area of next part of rectangle =
900 square cm
Total area =
Answer: 1 800 square cm
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