Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : October 30th 2015 Contents ($14 x no. of cars) = $140
$14/$14 no. of cars = $140/$14
Answer: 10 cars
43. Perimeter of garden (rectangle) =
Area of chicken pen =
Perimeter of chicken pen (square) =
Total length of fencing =
Answer: 83 metres
44. Fraction spent on tickets =
Percent spent on tickets =
$2880/$48000 x 100/1 % = 6%
45. Length of head = 8 cm
Answer: 48 cm
46. a. Fraction for Math = 60/80
Percent for Math =
60/80 x 100/1 % = 75%
b. Fraction for Essay = 40/50
Percent for Essay =
40/50 x 100/1 % = 80%
Fraction for Art = 45/60
Percent for Art =
45/60 x 100/1 % = 75%
Answer: Students highest
percentage was in Essay l
1. Carlos complained (to; of) a severe
headache after being in the sun for
a long time.
2. The members were vexed (at;
with) the sudden decision to
change the plans.
3. We must always guard (from;
against) all types of germs.
4. Jenny and Patricia are both associ-
ated (with; to) the girls' football
5. forget David takes notes of
everything that is
important because he is
6. read A few children had to
write over their sentences
so as to make them more
7. grow Growing children need to
8. imagine Many infant children have
at least one imaginary
9. Mr. Arjoon, the farmer grows veg-
etables (best; better) than any
other farmer we know.
10. In the race, Jillian's crab, Mr.
Pincher had run (faster; the
fastest) to win the first prize.
11. Miss Maryam certainly cleans
(quicker; the quickest) among all
12. His sister performs best with the
guitar but Dexter plays the piano
(best; better) than her.
13. Special awards will be received by
Dwayne and Carol at the gradua-
tion ceremony, tomorrow.
14. During last week, many valuable
items had been stolen from the
grocery.by the bandits.
15. Many different, historical items
were seen by our Standard five
class during a recent visit to the
16. A catchy song will be composed by
Lord Simba for the Calypso com-
petition, next month.
17. The entire Thompson family often
goes on a long vacation, each year.
18. Our neighbor, Daniel, a doctor, is
really good at his profession.
19. Daddy sometimes scares us with
his sudden, loud outbursts.
20. He failed to win because he did not
take his coach's advise. (advice) -
the noun form is needed, here.
21. Why are'nt you helping him?
(aren't) - Incorrect spelling.
22. You will become quite ill except
you get enough sleep. (unless) -
23. The passengers got off the bus in
a hurry because rain was falling.
24. Parents do not like children who
do not always speak the truth. ab-
hors; hates; detests
25. Some drivers always go beyond
the legal speed limits. surpass;
26. Our grandparents enjoy telling us
exciting stories about their child-
27. The policemen charged my uncle
for driving dangerously on the
28. The cobra is one of the most ven-
omous snakes known to man.
29. We were advised to ask the Cura-
tor (answers, questions) when we
visited the museum.
30. Wild animals reared in (captivity,
freedom) often learn to eat foods,
which are usually not found in
their natural habitat.
31. "Sheldon, are you going
to Ravi's birthday
party?" asked Lee.
32. "No, I'm not going be
cause he didn't invite
me, " replied Sheldon.
33. "Whose bag is on the
teacher's table?" asked
34. "That's my bag," Sam
replied, "Ako left his
on the Vice Principal's
35. "I'll leave at six
o'clock," said Dana.
36. (a). The phrase "known no
change" tells us that the Indian
knew nothing about the lives and
world of others except his own.
(b). The phrase "gasped for
speech" most likely means that
the Indian became speechless
(could not speak at the time).
37. (a). The "magic" that moved the
ships was most likely the wind.
(b). The "bellying cloths on poles"
were most likely the ships' sails
filled with air.
38. (a). The two words used in the
poem to describe the sailors on
Columbus' ships are "crews" and
(b). The "fluttering coloured
signs" were most likely the na-
tional flags on the ships.
39. The Indian most likely knelt behind
the stone because he was afraid
and wanted to hide from Colum-
40. The Indian called Columbus's car-
avels "huge canoes" because Indi-
ans called their vessels that
moved on the sea "canoes". (re-
member, he knew no change)
41. (a). Myths and legends were
passed on from one generation to
another by word of mouth or writ-
ten in books.
(b). Myths and legends would
have been passed down by word
of mouth before paper was in-
vented (and probably by writings
and drawings on the walls of
42. (a). Man created myths and leg-
ends as answers to things they
could not understand or explain as
well as to pass down the history of
(b). Man attempt to explain his-
tory in earlier times by creating he-
roes and heroines told in stories.
43. (a). The phrase "accompanied
man" most likely tells us that man
always had myths and legends.
(b). The word "invented" could be
used in the passage instead of the
phrase "come up".
44. Myths and legends can be used as
a form of entertainment for chil-
dren as stories for reading or act-
ing out as well as to teach then
valuable life lessons. (Students may
offer other reasonable answers)
45. "Myths and Legends" is a suitable
title for the passage. (Students
may offer other suitable answers)
46. (a). Sharon should tune in to Chan-
nel 6 to get the information she is
seeking about events taking place
in her community.
(b). Sharon would most likely get
the information she is seeking on
the programme "Community
47. The programme, "Science is Fun",
would most likely provide informa-
tion on how to conduct science ex-
periments at home.
48. (a). Channel 12 most likely caters
to a children's audience.
(b). The programme, "Sesame
Street", is aired on both channels.
49. You most likely would get informa-
tion on activities taking place in
countries other than Trinidad and
Tobago on Channel 6 on the pro -
gramme World News.
50. The programme, "Kids Against
Drugs", would most likely provide
information about the conse -
quences of drug abuse by young
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