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Total hrs opened for six days =
97 1/2+9 1/2=107hrs
Answer: 107 hours
45. a. Fraction of stock left after
Fraction of stock sold in last
2/12 = 1/6
Total stock sold in five days =
b. Answer: 1/2
46. VAT = 15/100 x $65/1 = $9.75
1. The choir of young singers (It)
had performed beautifully at the
concert. (3rd Person, Sing.)
2. The higher branches (They)
were being shaken vigorously by
the powerful wind. (3rd Person,
3. Will my brother and I (We) be
accompanying you, tomorrow?
(1st Person, Plural)
4. My older sister (She) is very
helpful at home. (3rd Person,
5. His attendance at school for this
month has been quite irregular.
6. The baby sitter was entrusted
with caring for the infant while
her parents were away.
7. She always loves to contradict
everything you say.
8. Mr. Charles was debarred from
becoming President of the associ-
9. The vendors (sell) sold all the
produce that they had (bring)
brought to the market. (Past
Tense; Part Participle)
10. Richard (hurt) hurt his hand
while (hit) hitting the ball to the
boundary. (Past Tense -- same
word; Present Participle)
11. The President (speak) spoke to
the crowd after the vote was
(take) taken. (Past Tense; Past
12. It was (calculate) calculated that
George Bovell had (swim) swum
the race in a new record time.
(Past Participle; Past Participle)
13. The boys will not know about the
show unless you inform them.
14. Have we not been there, before?
15. You must not give up so easily
without a fight.
16. He would tell us as soon as he
has received all the facts.
20. We'd rather if you visit us at five
o'clock. (prefer) -- Incorrect usage
21. You could have inform us that
the match had been cancelled.
(informed) - The Past Participle
is needed here.
22. Please try and come early to
avoid the rush (try to) -- Incorrect
23. Prepaid mobile telephones are
very popular among students.
24. The residents of the building
were asked to assemble at the
muster point when the fire alarm
25. The recent harsh floods in North
and East Trinidad made the resi-
26. BELIEF disbelief
27. PROPER improper
28. Kathy wrote a letter (while, wile)
her brother Ravi spoke to their
mother on the telephone.
29. The gardener used some (steaks,
stakes) to prevent the tomato
vines from breaking.
30. To mint a (cent, sent, scent)
costs more than its purchasing
31. Before I left for
school I washed the
dishes, took out the
trash, watered the
plants and fed the
32.My pet cat has a coat
of white fur, a grey
tail and black paws.
33.I bought these books,
stationeries at the
34.Mrs. Smith, our music
teacher, rides a
bicycle to school.
35.Leo, as well as, his
brother Che, sings in
our school's choir.
36. The poet compares the move-
ment of the boat to the floating
movement of a bird.
37. The tides (waves) help the boat
to move on the water.
38. The "boat" is most likely afraid of
39. A young child is most likely say-
ing this poem.
40. This event of a person sailing a
boat is most likely not taking
place since the poet refers to his
mother's arms as the boat.
41. Scientists who study the lives of
plants and animals are called biol-
42. (i) minute - small; tiny; wee
(ii) option - choice; selection;
(iii) designed - created; made;
43. Bacteria and fungi are responsible
for changing plants and animals
tissues to nutrients.
44. Animals that eat both plant and
animal tissues are called omni-
45. The digestive systems (includes
the teeth, stomach and intes-
tines) of animals are specially
adapted to deal with the different
types of food they eat.
46. "We are all connected" is a suit-
able title for the passage
(Students will give other suitable
47. You will find information about
the different types of nouns on
pages three and four.
48. You will find additional informa-
tion about 'agreement of subject
and verb' on page eight.
49. Additional information about ad-
verbs would most likely be found
under the topic "Verbs."
50. The topic "Nouns" was most
likely placed first in the book be-
cause its numbering starts from
• Having a
good study routine
and adequate prepa-
ration are essential
factors in becoming
confident for exams.
Nothing can replace being
• Ensure a balanced
lifestyle with leisure
activities built into your
• Make sure you get
adequate sleep and eat well.
• Think positively and
avoid negative thoughts.
• Introduce relaxation
exercises into your daily
How to become confident
Ex. Please let me
as carefully as
17. The cyclists
as soon as you
18. Judy poured
the hot milk
into her mug
just as fast as
they had started
19. We'll visit you when you are
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