Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : January 22nd 2016 Contents 42. a. Scale distance from restaurant
to church = 4.5 cm
Actual distance from
restaurant to church = 4.5 km
Answer: 4.5 km
b. Scale distance from Post
Office to Kim's house =
Actual distance from Post
Office to Kim's house = 18.4 km
Answer: 18.4 km
c. Scale distance from Jen's
Actual distance from Jen's
house to the store = 8.4 km
Answer: 8.4 km
Answer: 228 cm
44. Take out Prince's additional 14 =
158 divided by 2 = 79
Prince's average = 79 + 14 = 93
45. a. 36x1 1/2dozen=
Answer: 54 dozens
Answer: $1 728.00
46. a. Average = 1925/25 = 77
Answer: 77 litres
Answer: 11 litres
1. Darryl, my friend plays cricket with
Jamie and me (us)
2. Daddy parks his car in the garage
(it) every evening.
3. Will you allow Jessie and Anna
(them) to spend the weekend
4. Charlie placed the bag of plums
(it) next to his brother, Jimmy
5. We'll try our best, however to see
if we can finish it quickly. (Adverb)
"Ah ha!, I think I know what is the
7. We will not leave before you
8. When/ After you have finished
your homework, you can assist me.
9. You will not lose much weight un-
less you exercise often.
10. Wherever you are, we'll come and
11. (Shaking; Shaken) his tail vigor-
ously, Bruno rushed to welcome
his master, home.
12. The telephone had (rang ; rung)
many times while Mrs. Charles
13. The passengers have (taken ;
took) a maxi to travel home.
14. The powerful, continuous flow of
water soon (bursted ; burst) one
of the pipes.
15. The ball was caught in Bosco's
mouth as it sailed through the air.
16. Many of the favourite places were
toured by the tourists during their
short visit, here.
17. During the holidays, the Zoo and
the national museum in Port of
Spain were visited by the children.
18. Donny's bicycle will be lent by him
to his best friend, Matthew.
19. Neither the racquet or the balls are
in the storeroom. (nor) - usually
20. The early shoppers were waiting
outside of the building. (outside) -
"of" is not necessary.
21. A huge amount of people had
gathered to watch the fireworks
display. (number) -- "amount" is
not used for countable items
22. The children had grown accus-
tomed with receiving some kind of
dessert after lunch. (to) -- incor-
23. "I have never met a more dishon-
est man!" mother exclaimed.
24. Stephen's behaviour at the
school's concert was inappropri-
25. When I was asked to report to the
principal's office I was so nervous I
could hardly stand still.
26. Sean, the captain of the school's
cricket team, gained the respect of
his fellow team members.
27. Our school's principal always re-
minds us to obey the school rules
at all times.
28. Before the pilot started his (de-
scent, dissent), the flight atten-
dants asked the passengers to
fasten their seat belts.
29. Global warming has (affected, ef-
fected) the weather patterns in
many countries including those in
30. That red feather (complements,
compliments) mother's straw hat.
31. Vegetables such as car
cabbage and tomatoes
are best eaten raw.
32. "Our return flight was
cancelled so we stayed
another night in
Barbados, " said Geeta.
33. "Our Science Project's
Report exceeded the
word limit, " said Michael,
"so I deleted a section. "
34.Marcus, the only male
in the class, is often
asked to move the
heavey objects in the
35.Ms. Jones, one of our
past principals, donated
several books to our
36. Visiting (Seeing) the 'good old
building of his school' most likely
caused the poet to have the
'memories of the past in mind'.
37. i). meadow - field; pasture; lea;
ii). blossomed - flourished; grew;
was created; was formed
iii). sacred - holy; consecrated;
blessed; hallowed; revered;
38. One of the 'great events of child-
hood...' (Lines 5 - 6) that the poet
most likely remembered is the
great friends he made while grow-
ing up (attending school).
39. An adult (grown-up) is most likely
the speaker in the poem.
40. 'School Days' is an appropriate
title for this poem. (Students will
give other appropriate titles)
41. a). The word salinity as used in
the passage means the
condition of the water in the
sea or ocean when salt is
dissolved in the water.
b). The water found in seas and
oceans is often referred to as
'salt water' because of the
salt dissolved in it (which is
salty to the taste buds).
42. The more salt dissolved in water
the easier it is for objects to stay
afloat when placed in the water.
43. a). The Dead Sea most likely has
the greatest amount of salt
dissolved in it.
b). Jerusalem is situated in
44. The author, Cecil Gray, most likely
called his book 'World Within
Worlds' from which the extract
was taken, because the sea (a part
of this world) is often called a world
of its own.
45. 'A Salty World' is a suitable title
for the passage. (Students will give
other appropriate titles)
46. (a) Paul should tune in to NBC
Channel 14 to find out what is
taking place in his community.
(b) He would most likely get the
information on the
47. CBC Channel 18 most likely caters
for a children's viewing audience.
48. You would most likely get infor-
mation on events taking place in
the United States or Australia on
the programme 'CNN World
NEWS' aired on CBS Channel 14.
49. a). 'Science is Fun' would most
likely provide information to
students on how to design
and construct an electric
b). 'Sesame Street' is shown on
50. a). Marty should tune in to NBC
Channel 14 to get information
on activities taking place at
the Barbados 'Crop Over
b). Marty most likely gets the
information she wants on the
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