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46. 12 cups of soup divided by 4 cups
Amount of onions for 12 cups of
Amount of celery for 12 cups of
Answer: 3/4 cup of onion and 1 1/2
cups of celery
1. The excited puppies played glee-
fully in the park.
2. Most good cooks lovingly prepare
their favourite dishes.
3. Being an humble person, our
teacher, Ms. Lisa graciously ac-
cepted the award.
4. The children hurriedly ate their
cups of soft, melting ice cream.
5. BREAK Please handle the
for it is breakable.
6. FORGET You have to remind him
about those incidents
because he is so
7. EXTEND Our neighbour will
renovations of his
8. FLOWER Mummy received the
gift of a beautiful
flowering plant from her
9. he patient was instructed to take
the doctor's advise seriously. (ad-
vice) The noun form is required here.
10. All but one of the mangoes was
ripe. (were) -- to agree with the plural
11. Mr. Davis used up almost all his
gas while driving from Port of
Spain to Cedros. (used) - incorrect
12. Darius loved the gift that his sister
Marianne gave him.
13. That person from whom Marcelle
received the award, is our best
14. For the new year, we will visit our
grandparents who live in Rio Claro.
15. Last week, Susan saw her close
friend, Maria, whose sister is a
16. We have (We've) to make an im-
portant decision about that.
17. If you can arrive early, you would
(you'd) be able to accompany us
to the show.
18. Should you not (Shouldn't you)
check with her before you leave?
Forming new words from a Root Word:
23. Our park is not accessible from
the main road.
24. Oil and gas are two natural re-
sources that are non-renewable.
Use of Synonyms:
[A synonym is a word that is similar in
meaning to another word. When it re-
places a word in a sentence it does not
change the meaning of the sentence.
Some words in the English Language
have multiple (many) synonyms]
25. During the Carnival season
Trinidad and Tobago receives
many tourists from North Amer-
ica. visitors, foreign guests, people,
callers, travellers, sightseers, vaca-
26. Dwight Yorke is one of Trinidad
and Tobago's most celebrated
footballers. famous; renowned; emi-
nent; distinguished; notable.
27. This year our school will partici-
pate in the National Schools'
Panorama. take part; join in
Words Frequently Misspelled:
28. New Year's Day is the most widely
cellebrated holiday in the world.
29. During the Christmas vocation I
visited my grandparents who live
in the countryside. vacation
30. It is very difficult to seperate a
mixture of flour and sand. separate
31. "Who goes there?"
asked the guard.
32.Our pets were very
restless during the
New Year's Day
33.Dr. Lee, our town's
dentist, is also a great
34. "Do you have swimming
practice this afternoon?"
35.Old Year's night we
had 'ground provision',
black eye peas, green
salad and 'stewed
chicken' for dinner.
36. a). The month of January was
named after the Roman God
b). Juno is the Roman Goddess as-
sociated with the God Janus.
37. a). i). revered - celebrated;
ii). resolve - decide; promise;
iii). redress - restore; repair;
amend; put right; rectify;
b). Janus was also called the 'God
of the Journey' because January
is also thought of a time to begin a
'new' journey or make new prom-
38. The Roman God Janus is most
likely symbolized by an image of a
face that looks both forward and
backward because Janus repre-
sents 'new beginnings -- looking
forward, as well as, reflecting on
the past -- looking backward.
39. "How January got its name?" or
"The meaning of January" is a
suitable title for the passage.
40. "Lord of Beginnings", most appro-
priately matches the month of
January's position in the year. (Jan-
uary is the first month of the year. It
is also the time when people promise
(resolve) to start or stop doing cer-
41. a). The word sprout (Line 2) de-
scribes the beginning of the germi-
nation of the seed. b). The word
supercilious (Line 12) indicates
that it was haughty (vain).
42. The seed did not want to grow
into a violet because a violet is
small and grows close to the
43. "The Vain Seed," is most likely a
suitable title for the poem. [The
word "vain" describes the seed's be-
NB. Students may give other suit-
able titles for the poem.
44. (a). The seed may have been un-
happy or disappointed when it
learnt that it was a weed. [The
words unhappy and disappointed de-
scribe how people may feel when
they do not get what they want.]
NB. There may be other accept-
able answers that students may
(b). The seed wanted to choose
what it would become.
45. The poem teaches us that we
should not speak ill of others espe-
cially when they are situations
that are not pleasant because we
cannot tell what may happen to
us. [Analysis -- calls for the student
to analyse the whole poem and to in-
terpret the meanings implied]
Answering the questions in this section
calls for the student to interpret the in-
formation given in the family tree by trac-
ing the descendants of the Kings' family
as well as to determine the relationships
that exist among the members of the
46. George and Mary King have three
children (two daughters and one
47. Georgette King is Richard's aunt or
Richard is Georgette's nephew.
48. Christine would most likely adopt
Prince, which is her father's sur-
49. Sharon Prince has one nephew,
Richard and one niece, Patrice, the
son and daughter of her brother
50. Richard and Christine are cousins.
They are the children of a brother
(Stephen) and a sister (Sharon).
the driver skid-
around the cor-
19. I will explain it
further for you
which is located
in La Brea.
20. If you cannot
is not very good
for your health.
21. As he drove
if it still seems
22. Next week, our
class will visit
the Pitch Lake
avoid bathing in
the deep part of
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