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d. Draw in the sixth and seventh pattern?
No. of dots in the seventh pattern = 32 x 2
= 64 dots
Answer: Keychain (2 marks)
b. No. of additional point she will have to get
Answer: Red, Red and Yellow (3 marks)
43. a. Answer: 12 (2 marks)
By counting the blocks, the area of the rec-
tangle = 24cm2
Answer: 24cm2 (1 mark)
c. Area of triangle A = 1/2 x (Base x Height) =
Answer: 2cm2 (2 marks)
44. a. Amount of money option A will cost =
($100.00 x 2) + $100.00= $200.00 +
$100.00 = $300.00
Answer: $300.00 (2 marks)
b. Amount of money option B will cost = $75
x 3 = $225.00
Answer: $225.00 (2 marks)
c. Answer: B (1 mark)
45. a. Answer: Y - Flip, Z - Slide (3 marks)
b. Answer: a clockwise rotation of 180O (2 marks)
( Based on Tutorials 1-6)
Practice Exercise # 1 (Refer to SEA # 20, Tut. # 1)
1. One of the dogs that (is ; are) playing in the yard is mine.
2. Most of the flour (were ; was) used in making the cake.
3. Neither of these jerseys (belong ; belongs ) to me.
4. Recently, the older of the two girls (has; have) visited us.
5. Alfred was the only cricketer who (has; have)
scored a century in the competition.
6. Deanna together with her brothers ( is; are) my
7. The Pitch Lake (form; forms) one of the most
unusual lakes in world.
8. That band of five members certainly (play; plays)
most exciting and rhythmic music.
9. (Do; Does) your brother know how to play cricket ?
10. One of the guests who are sitting (is; are ) the
Practice Exercise # 2 ( Refer to SEA # 21, Tut. # 2)
UNDERLINE the Preposition in the following sen-
tences then BRACKET off the two words/ phrases
that the preposition connects.
Example: The vendor put the (vegetables) on (the
Now try these:
1. The ( swimmers) dived deeply into (the pool.)
2. Debbie emptied (the sweets) from (the huge bag.)
3. (The children) were sitting under (the huge tree.)
4. (Everyone) felt warmer inside (the tent.)
5. (The guests) were assembled outside (the building.)
6. (The babies) crawled towards (the finish line.)
7. (The bandits) were hiding behind (the high bushes.)
8. (The champion racehorse) stood beside (his jockey.)
9. (The client) asked the teller for (the receipt.)
10. Passengers were informed that (they) had to
wait until (the next flight.)
Practice Exercise # 3 ( Refer to SEA # 20, Tut. # 1)
CIRCLE one of the VERBS which would make each
sentence read correctly.
EXAMPLE: Neither the hammer nor the nails was
;were in the box.
Now try these:
(1) Elise and I (is ; are) planning to visit our friend on Sunday.
(2) Either they or she (lives ; live) close to the library.
(3) Neither the ducks nor the hen (was ; were) in
(4) Chloe and her sister Suzette ( has; have ) al-
ready seen that movie.
(5) There, racing around the track ( was ; were ) the
six prized horses.
(6) Either Jimmy or the Pedro brothers (has ; have)
been chosen on the cricket team.
(7) Bar --B -Que chicken and chips (was ; were)
served at Keith's birthday party.
(8) Either the pineapple or the mangoes ( is ; are ) ripe.
(9) Neither Tony nor the two other boys ( live; lives)
close to me.
(10) The litter of pups ( was; were) playing in the
D. Practice Exercise # 4 ( Refer to SEA # 21, Tut. # 2)
(1) Lindsay, the zookeeper, is an authority for snakes. (on)
(2) Mrs. Andrews did not approve of her children's
plans to visit the mall. ( )
(3) We were puzzled at her strange response. (by )
(4) Darrel suffers with severe sinus problems. ( from )
(5) This box is filled with many interesting toys ( )
(6) The man was accused with breaking into the
supermarket, ( of )
(7) The parents were protesting about the poor
health conditions in the school. ( )
(8) Some people felt that the magistrate had been
lenient with the prisoner. (towards)
(9) The police found that the sailors were involved in
the illegal trading of guns. ( )
(10) His carelessness had accounted towards a few
serious errors. ( for )
E. Practice Exercise # 5 (Refer to SEA # 24, Tut. # 5)
1. We often visit our grandparents in the country. (T)
2. The mother was delicately holding the newly
3. Mr. Maharaj has a dental appointment, tomorrow? ( T )
4. Sharma smacked the ball powerfully over the
boundary line. (M )
5. They will arrive soon. ( T )
6. The rain almost filled the bucket to the top. (D )
7. Many people stood around during the perfor-
mance of the popular band. (P )
8. It was quite an impressive painting. ( D )
9. Please let us know if you really would be able to
10. Mrs. Roberts and her family will be traveling
abroad, next week. ( P )
F. Practice Exercise # 6 ( Refer to SEA # 24, Tut. # 5)
1. We had never experienced such a storm, before.
2. The dolphins splashed playfully into the crystal
3. On account of an emergency, the passengers were
informed that they would have to depart later.
4. Since it was a cool day, many people were willing
to work outdoors.
5. Daddy asked the plumber to repair the huge leak
6. The thief timidly retreated as the vicious dog
7. Mummy gently stirred some milk into her tea.
8. The skilled climber nimbly ascended the tall co-
9. Please stand behind while the firemen are trying
to extinguish the flames.
10. The bus was only slightly damaged during the
G. Practice Exercise # 7 ( Refer to SEA # 25, Tut. # 6)
1. You can always call me if you are still experienc-
ing some discomfort..
2. Unless you try to arrive by 3: 30 p.m. , we'll arrive
too late for the show.
3. Although Diane had some medicine. She still
found it wise to purchase some more.
4. When you have completed the repairs on the
vehicle, please contact me.
5. We'll most likely go to the beach if the weather is
better , tomorrow.
6. Danny donated one of his pups to his friend, Ben-
ny who had recently lost his dog.
7. Since Ella had performed excellently , she re-
ceived the sportsperson award.
8. Please let me know if/when you need more ice
in you soft drink
9. Whenever I feel afraid, I do some deep breath-
ing exercises to relax.
10. It was hot for the entire morning but heavy
showers poured down during the afternoon.
Although it was hot for the entire morning,
heavy showers poured down during the after-
H. Practice Exercise # 8 ( Refer to SEA # 22, Tut. # 3)
(Some possible answers)
1. It was a delicious pizza . You could easily taste
the gooey cheese and feel the creamy taste as
you crunched on the crispy crust.
2. It was such an impressive drawing. The artist
displayed a superb blending of colours while
the characters seemed lifelike.
3. Merissa is a skilful netball player. Merissa is
accurate as a goal shoot while she is also swift
on her feet.
4. This pepper is very hot. You can feel the ex-
treme, fiery heat on your tongue and the roof
of your mouth.
5. It was a rainy day. Loud swishing sounds perme-
ated the still air as the heavy rains mercilessly
pounded the galvanized roofs.
6. Candy Delights serves some unusual sweets.
This store satisfies everyone's sweet tooth
fantasies and baffles one's imagination with its
wide range of delicacies.
7. The pipe is leaking badly. The continuous "drip
drip" sounds annoy your hearing , especially
disturbing your rest at odd hours at night.
8. This is quite an exciting game. You find it difficult
to remain calm as suspense builds continuous-
ly with each goal that is scored.
9.Russell Latapy, aswell as,Dwight
Yorke represented Trinidad and
Tobago in the football match
against Costa Rica.
10.MrNaipaul, our school'sprincipal,won a
prize for a book he wrote.
11.Freda ,Martha ,June and her
brother Sean are graduating
from High School this year.
12.The thief climbed the fence,
unlocked the garage door,
selected the most expensive
car and drove off with it.
13.In the Caribbean French is
Haiti and St Martin.
14.The mountain called the squirrel "Little Prig" in
15.(i). sphere - orb; ball; globe; area
(ii). spry - nimble; sprightly; active; agile; quick
(iii). Talents - Gifts; Abilities; Aptitudes; Flairs;
16.The mountain is most likely covered with forest
17.The phrase "Talents differ" most likely means
that different things have abilities or can perform
18."The Quarrel" is a suitable title for the poem.
19. Five percent of the world's rice is produced by
20. The main food value of rice is starch.
21. Most of the rice consumed by humans is milled
and "polished," a process which removes the vita-
mins found in rice.
22. Rice does not contain all the proteins, fat and
vitamins needed by humans to stay healthy.
2 3. "Rice Production" is a suitable title for the pas-
24. a) To find information about the use of the com-
ma, you would have to look through pages
b) You would most likely find information about
the use of words such as under, into and across
under the heading "Parts of Speech" and the
25. a) You would most likely find the rule "A singular
subject takes a singular verb" in Chapter 6.
b) Three (3) chapters (7, 8 & 9) most likely deals
with writing letters, stories and essays.
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