Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : January 29th 2016 Contents Fraction left = 84/120 = 7/10
b. Amount of money collected in
43. Amount of oranges sold =
SP of 3 oranges = $10
$320 -- $200 = $120
44. 90 degrees -- 30 degrees = 60 de-
Answer: 60 degrees
45. Area of rectangle = 45 cm x 20 cm
= 900 square cm
Area of triangle = 1/2 x (60 -- 45)
150 square cm
Answer: 1 050 square cm
46. No. of pairs of shoes made in 5
No. of weeks for 150 pairs of shoes
No. of weeks for 1 pair of shoes =
1 divided by 150 = 1/150
No. of weeks for 1 350 pairs of
shoes = 1/150 x 1350/1 = 9
Answer: 9 weeks
1. The taxis (They) were parked
near the corner (it).
2. Tomorrow, Mummy and I (We)
will visit the dentist (him) at his
office in the town.
3. Mrs. Davis (She) put the three
fishes (them) into the aquarium.
4. During the weekend, Denise and
her brother (they) will meet our
Aunt Karen (her) at the airport.
5. Come over whenever you are
6. The canoes floated down the river.
7. During the race. the children had to
jump over the buckets. (Preposi-
8. You can sit down as soon as you
9. I do not know if we'd (we would)
be able to accompany you to the
10. Why aren't you (are you not) at
11. Can you inform us if you're (you
are) visiting us, later, today?
12. If it weren't (were not) for us, you
would have missed the bus.
13. That flight departs at 10 p.m. in
the night, daily.
That flight departs at 10 p.m., daily.
14. The racer speedily rode his bicycle
at tremendous pace during the
long distance event.
The racer speedily rode his bicycle
during the long distance event.
15. We rarely and indeed, hardly see
our cousins during the year.
We rarely see our cousins during
16. Daddy evenly spread the peanut
butter smoothly over the piece of
Daddy evenly spread the peanut
butter over the piece of toast
17. The squirrel (sprung ; sprang) on
to the next branch on (hearing ;
heard) the loud voices of the boys,
18. After the early showers (fell;
fallen) the sun had (shine; shone)
for the rest of the day .
19. While (eaten ; eating) his break-
fast, Tim (got; get) an important
telephone call from his uncle,
20. My brother and him are in the
same class. (he) - The Subject
Pronoun is required, here
21. Lloyd's and Lena's supermarket is
situated near our school. (Lloyd
and Lena's) - an apostrophe "s "
is needed only after the second
name to show joint ownership.
22. You should try and leave as early
as possible. (try to) -- incorrect ex-
Spelling & Vocabulary:
23. It is wise that adults should always
preview movies before children
24. The flight attendants announced
that it was now time for the pas-
sengers to disembark the aero-
25. The harsh weather added to the
homeless children's discomfort.
(Students may give other appropri-
26. The musicians and the singers ap-
pear to be in disharmony during
the singing of the national anthem.
27 Kathleen's inability to complete
the project was due to her broken
28. The parakeets built their nests on
the tallest (tree, three) in our gar-
29. The driver applied the (brakes,
breaks) when the truck began de-
scending the steep hill.
30. Vegetable farmers often use
wooden (steaks, stakes) to help
support their tomato vines.
31. Before we went to the
park we washed the
dishes, swept the
kitchen's floor, watered
the plants and fed the
32.Our new pet dog has a
coat of white fur, a
brown bobbed tail,
black paws and black
rings around his eyes.
33. Mother bought pencils,
notebooks , magazines
and rulers at Mohommed's
34.Mrs.Singh,the town's l
ibrarian, lives on my s
35.Sonya,as well as her
brother Melvin , has
been invited to Oma's
36. a). The poet compares the
movement of the boat to the
flight of a bird.
b). The tides help the boat to
move on the water.
37. The boat would most likely be
afraid of a storm.
38. a). The phrase 'leaps forward'
suggests that the boat moves
b). 'Nought' is similar in meaning
to the word 'nothing'.
39. A young child (a baby) is most
likely saying this poem.
40. This event of a person sailing a
boat is most likely not taking place
because the person is wishing to
be a boat (Verse 3).
41. a). Anansi Stories (Nancy
Stories) originated in West
b). The character Anansi is a
42. Trickery is the main characteristic
of Anansi stated in the passage
that he used to 'get out of trou-
43. La Diablesse and Soucouyant are
the two African 'religious figures'
stated in the passage that are fe-
44. a). Ligahoo is the religious figure
that has power over nature
and can change its shape and
b). Papa Bois is the character that
can fit the description
'Protector of Nature'.
45. 'The Origin of Caribbean Folklore'
is a suitable title for the passage.
(Students may provide other suitable
46. You may find information about
the different types of nouns from
pages 10 -- 11.
47. a). 'Pronouns' is the Part of
Speech which is described as
b). ' Adverbs' is the Part of Speech
which represents words that
48. You would find additional informa-
tion about the 'agreement of sub-
ject and verb' from pages 22 - 23.
49. You would most likely find addi-
tional information about adverbs
under the topic 'Verbs'.
50. The topic 'Nouns' was most likely
placed first in the book because it
starts on page 1.
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