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SEA Language Arts ( Jan/ April '17 )
Revision Test # 1
SECTION I - GRAMMAR SKILLS
1. Can you please lend me your racquet?
2. Rushing towards the door, Spotty
wagged his tail to greet his master.
3. Most children love to eat chocolates
4. Donna sent a message on her com-
puter before she left home.
5. All but Andy was present but we were
6. Stepping below, they found the lost
package under the steps.
7. They won't be arriving until eight o'-
8. Some students can't attend school,
today because of the heavy rains.
9. We'll be there soon.
10. Mr. and Mrs. Harris (They) know our
parents ( them ) quite well.
11. Was it that boy (he) who asked
Shelly and me (us) for directions, last
12. Can you tell Winston (him) that the
flight to Tobago (it) will be delayed ?
13. The host informed the guests ( them)
that Debbie (she ) would soon be
14. Neither my uncle nor my grandpar-
ents live close to us.
15. A few of the mangoes are not ripe.
16. Each of the players trains daily before
playing any match.
17. She hasn't / has not read many books .
18. Roger and Alex do not collect coins
19. Why aren't you / are you not going
with us ?
20. The guests had to dress up in formal
wear for the function. (dress )
21. Denise can tell the story better than
me. ( I ) "can " understood .
22. A large amount of people had at-
tended the match. (number )
VOCABULARY / SPELLING / PUNCTUATION
23. "I would like to have the report
immediately!" the Supervisor
shouted. (in an instant)
24. Many passengers boarded the bus at
the Port of Spain terminal. (got on to)
25. The children alighted the school bus
and raced to the park. (got off)
26 ABLE Martin did not possess the
ability to chop the log with an
27. PEACE The abandoned kittens slept
peacefully through the night.
28. VACANT "There are no vacancies
here," said the store man-
29. The carpenter measured the (width,
with) of the cupboard.
30. Our recent experience helping at the
Senior citizen luncheon has (taught,
thought) us some valuable lessons.
31.Before we went to the
park we had to wash the
dishes, water the plants
32.On Saturdays father goes
to the market, washes
the driveway, cleans
the dog kennels and
then takes a long nap.
33.Mother asked father to
buy some oranges, man
bananas and a
34.Mr. Lee, our school's
principal, lives in San
35.Sita, as well asher
brother Raj, hasbeen s
of the school's debating
36. The phrase, "always hailed with
shouts of greatest joy," suggests
that the New Year's Babe is usually
welcomed with happiness.
37. The phrase "big resolves" refers to
the resolutions (promises) that people
say they will keep in the New Year.
38. The phrase "turn a fresh new leaf"
most likely means to stop doing cer-
tain things and to start over doing
things the "right" way. (It is often re-
ferred to as starting one's life over").
39. "Welcoming the New Year" is another
suitable title for the poem. (Pupils may
give other reasonable titles).
40. The poet is most likely describing the
start (birth) of the New Year as the
"New Year Babe."
41. According to the information in the
passage, New Years Day is the world's
most celebrated holiday.
42. The writer most likely described New
Year's Day as the most active-minded
holiday because it is the time when al-
most everyone think about the things
they did in the year gone by (old year)
and make resolutions (promises) of
things they will do in the New Year.
43. The one activity that most people all
over the world do on New Year's Day
is to make resolutions (promises) of
things they will do in the New Year.
44. The phrase "champagne glass of life"
most likely means one's heart and
45. The writer most likely said that the
meaning or significance of New Year's
Day is very difficult to describe be-
cause it means different things for
46. "The Value of New Year" is another
suitable title for the passage. (Pupils
may give other reasonable titles).
47. Good cheer, hope, success, good
health and love are the five things the
writer used to describe the New Year.
48. The man described himself as a failure
to the New Year.
49. The man most likely valued "good
health" the most.
50. The New Year's visitor was also asking
the man to open the "door" to his
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