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Answer: 1:40 pm
42. Area of triangle = 1/2 x 16/1 x 16/1 =
128 square cm
Difference = 128 -- 16 = 112 square
Answer: 112 square cm
43. x = 180 degrees -- 54 degrees = 126
Answer: 126 degrees
44. x = 360 degrees -- 90 degrees =
Answer: 270 degrees
Answer: 16 passengers
1. Some people are always satisfied
(with; at) what they have.
2. Being stranded for a few days,
some passengers almost fainted
(of; from) hunger.
3. His unfortunate mistake ac-
counted (for; towards) the terrible
accident that occurred, later.
4. Some tasty snacks were served
prior (with; to) the main dinner.
5. The guide sternly warned the visi-
tors, "Feeding of the animals is
definitely not allowed!".
6. Justin asked Marie, "Have you ever
seen this movie?"
7. The coach informed the netballers,
"The finals will take place on
Thursday, next week."
"Did you see (Have you seen) the
latest comedy on Television, yes-
terday?" Susan enquired from Lau-
8. LIE The baby lay soundly
asleep on the couch.
9. COME Our cousins had come to
visit us during the week-
10. SLIDE The car easily slid on the
wet, muddy road.
11. MEAN We had really meant to
tell them about our new
13. Darrel waited patiently for his first
birthday gift. (tiredly ; patiently)
14. We miss our favorite uncle be-
cause he cannot visit us often.
(often ; rarely)
15. Our dogs love to romp joyfully in
the park. (viciously ; joyfully)
16. The doctor carefully examined the
elderly woman who was seriously
ill. (carefully ; quickly).
17. CHOOSE The chef informed the
guests that they had a
choice of either chicken
or fish for the main
18. MOMENT The doctor assured the
patient that his pain
was just momentary.
19. IDOL Many young people
tend to idolise their
19. Mrs. Allen did not approve of her
daughter viewing of the late
movie. ("daughter's" - to show
21. All believed that it was him who
had caused the accident. ("he" -
the verb 'to be' takes the same
case after it as before it.)
22. It was easy to see the bunch of co-
conuts which were hanging on the
lower branch. ("was" - refers to
23. The dishes were stacked in the
most disorderly manner on the
24. The stranger misunderstood the
directions we gave him.
25. The lost children wandered about
the streets aimlessly. roamed;
26. "I don't understand why you can't
follow simple instructions!" ex-
claimed our teacher. easy; plain
27. AMAZE:- The homeless boy
stood in amazement when he saw
the fireworks in the sky.
28. PRESCRIBE:- Ben went to the
pharmacy to fill the prescription
the doctor had given to him.
29. When people move from one
country to another, they must
adapt to changes in the weather
30. It may be a strange sight to see a
bear dancing a jig by candlelight.
31. Many fruits and
apples, bananas, carrots
and tomatoes are best
32. Due to bad weather our
flight was cancelled, so
we stayed another
night in Tobago.
33.Because the report
was very long, the
supervisor deleted a
34.Marcus, the only male
student in 5B, is often
asked to move heavy
objects in the classroom.
35. Mrs. Joseph, one of our
past principals, donated
several reading books
to our school's library.
36. a). According to information
given in the passage, a lovely shin-
ing star provided light for the
manger in which the baby lay.
b). Shepherds saw the light given
off by the shining star.
37. a). Hay (dry grass) was used to
fill the cradle in which the baby lay.
b). (Jesus) Christ, the Holy Child
was the baby lying in the cradle in
38. "The Baby Jesus," or "Christ, the
Holy Child" is a suitable title for
the poem. (Students will give other
39. The poem reflects a very happy
(or peaceful) mood.
40. The birth or discovery of "Christ,
the Holy Child!" is most likely a
reason given to answer the ques-
tions, "Why do the bells of Christ-
mas ring?" and; "Why do little
41. The phrase "pitiful cry" suggests
that the cat was feeling uncom-
fortable (or abandoned in the cold
42. (a). errand - chore; task; duty; job;
(b). appearance - arrival; entrance;
(c). delight - happiness; glee; ap-
preciation; pleasure; enjoyment;
43. a). "Puss" was another name
used in the passage to identify the
b). Jessie was most likely Fred's
44. a). Papa looked at mama and
smiled when Fred said Santa had
brought him the kitten because he
knew the "real" story behind the
kitten's presence but probably did-
n't want to hurt Fred's feeling.
b). A wagon and a seal-skin cap
were the presents that "Santa"
had brought Fred.
45. It was the morning after Christ-
mas Eve, the day when papa had
made a journey into town. (Tradi-
tionally, Christmas Day always fol-
lows Christmas Eve).
46. a). Channel TTC 6 is most likely a
locally owned and operated.
b). HBS 14 may most likely be
called the History Channel.
47. PBS 9 most likely caters for a chil-
48. a). The Sahara desert is most
likely located in the African conti-
b). The pitch lake found in La
Brea, Trinidad is considered to be a
natural wonder of the world.
49. "The Sound of Music" is most
likely two hours long.
50. TTC 6 is the only television station
that airs news from abroad.
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