Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : February 19th 2016 Contents Area of bottom rectangle =
Answer: Perimeter - 56 cm,
Area - 112 square cm
Cost of 4 (2 x 2) notebooks =
Cost of 1 dozen (12) pencils =
$42 = $702
Change = $1 000 - $702 = $298
Answer: Cost - $702.00;
Change - $298.00
43. a. No. of sandwiches sold on first
Answer: 515 sandwiches
b. Wednesday and Thursday
Answer: 845 sandwiches
d. Average = 845/5 = 169
Answer: 169 sandwiches
5 000 cubic cm
capacity = 5 litres
Answer: 5 litres
45. 600 ml of water has a mass of 100
Answer: 720 grams
46. a. No. of dozens in 240 eggs =
240 divided by 12 = 20
Amount collected from 240
b. No. of containers for 6 eggs = 1
No. of containers for 1 egg = 1
divided by 6 = 1/6
No. of containers for 240 eggs
Answer: 40 containers
1. The hungry dog excitedly licked
his tongue on receiving the tasty
2. Susan and Dianne eagerly greeted
their cousin from abroad.
3. You can clearly see the small boat
if you study the picture, carefully.
4. The frightened girl screamed hys-
terically when she recognised the
5. All but the dessert were served
first, for lunch.
6. Has everyone finished his work?
7. Neither he nor they were in the
8. Most of the sand has washed
9. She was feeling (sickly ; sick) and
so went to the doctor.
10. Susan looks (pretty ; prettily) in
her new dress.
11. These ripe mangoes will become
(softly ; soft) in the hot sun.
12. Today seems (suitable ; suitably)
for going to the beach.
13. bene-; pro- It is always beneficial
to eat healthy foods.
14. trans-; de- The cashier deducted
two dollars as a
discount for the
15. re-; un- The manager was
resolve the problem.
16. super-; en- Most of the oil had
engulfed the fishing
area in the ocean.
17. This is my magazine. Where is her
18. Their pet is vicious but our pet
(ours) is quite tame.
19. Yesterday, we met our aunt at the
cinema. Their aunt (Theirs) was
at the mall.
20. Neither the coach nor any one of
the players have arrived as yet.
(has) - the singular verb is used
after "any one"
21. We had been warned to continu-
ally avoid making those same er-
rors. (continually warned) -
incorrectly placed adverb
22. To respect our parents are one of
our duties. (is) - to agree with
"one" of our duties
Spelling & Vocabulary:
23. concluded - ended; stopped; fin-
ished; done; completed; terminated
24. rejoiced - celebrated; feted
25. lamented - bewailed; bemoaned;
26. goverment - government
27. mentains - maintains
28. gasolene - gasoline
31. "Who is out there?"the
32. "Go to your seats!" our
33. "Why were you late for
school this morning?"
asked our principal.
34. "We love to play in the
rain, " saidthe children.
35. "How many seats are
empty in the front
row?" father asked the
36. a). The wind had blown a school-
boy's hat into a pool and caused
the boats and ships to rock vio-
b). The schoolboy was on a lane
when the wind was passing by.
37. a). Line 9 " But lo! It was night,
and it sank to rest," suggests that
the wind had ceased to blow.
b). The wind went to sleep (bed)
on the seabirds' rock in the gleam-
38. a). Line 7 "the lordly ships felt its
staggering blow," and,
b). Line 8 "the little boats darted
to and fro," suggests that the
wind was blowing strongly.
39. a). The two phrases 'the wind
swept on'; and,
b). 'had met in a lane' (Line 1)
were used by the poet used to
make the wind appear as a person
performing an action.
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 grows to an average
length of two metres.
42. a). The cobra was most likely nick-
named 'the hooded terror' be-
cause it caused great fear among
the people since its bite was
b). The phrase 'to invoke fear'
means that people were very
afraid of the cobra.
43. The cobra is still a popular snake re-
gardless of its deadly characteris-
tic, because it is used as a tourist
attraction by snake charmers.
44. The cobra moved very swiftly on
land and in water therefore, it is
very difficult for its prey to es-
cape from it.
45. 'The Hooded Terror' is a suitable
title for the passage. (Students will
offer other suitable titles)
46. Flight BW 280 to Toronto is most
likely going to the furthest desti-
47. Grenada is most likely the nearest
destination to Trinidad and To-
48. Flights LT 330, LT 123 and LT 145
most likely have Caribbean coun-
tries as their destinations.
49. Flight UA 450 took four hours
from Piarco to New York.
50. Caribbean, United and American
Airlines most likely make interna-
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