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41. Tax = 20/100 x 800/1 = $160
42. a. Fraction that like Maths best
= 40/100 = 2/5 (divide
numerator and denominator
b. Percent that like Reading best
43. Time taken to travel 60 km = 6
Time taken to travel 1 km = 6 sec-
onds divided by 60 km = 6/60
Time taken to travel 140 km =
6/60 x 140/1 = 14 seconds
Answer: 14 seconds
1/18 x 270/1 = 15
Answer: 15 cans
45. 360 degrees - 110 degrees = 250
Answer: 250 degrees
46. No. of hours overtime =
Amount earned for working
Amount earned for working
Total amount earned =
Answer: $1 300.00
1. Neither the plums nor the bunch
of bananas (is; are) ripe.
2. There, high up in the tree, (was;
were) the hive of bees.
3. A few areas in Trinidad (con-
tinue; continues) to be flooded
from time to time.
4. The deer along with her young
ones (was; were) asleep in their
5. James received a (pianos) piano
for his birthday.
6. Jeremy pressed the (switches)
switch to turn on the garage
7. Jasmine used a pair of sharp
(scissors) scissors to cut the
8. The farmer uses a strong (oxen)
ox to transport his produce.
9. Each day, Dennis feeds (his four
dogs) them at five o’clock.
10. We will visit (La Brea) it during
the week end.
11. (Our elderly aunt) she lives in
12. (All our neighbours) they are
very kind to us.
13. The team had practised for
many hours. (Intrans.)
14. The seamstress cut the piece of
cloth before sewing it. (Trans.)
15. Our school choir beautifully sang
three songs at the Graduation
16. Rover romped playfully at his
master’s side. (Intrans.)
17. If you do not drink enough water,
you can easily faint from thirst.
18. Ken was hindered from making
any further effort on account of
19. Delia is never greedy, She is usu-
ally contented with whatever
20. There were less spectators at
the match, this year. (fewer)
21. “Please enter” said the host “And
have a seat” (“and have a seat”)
22. Each one of the girls will receive
their award during the Gradua-
tion ceremony. (her)
4. successer - successor
6. indicate - point out; signify; show
7. brilliant - bright; shiny; luminous;
8. moderately - fairly; slightly;
9. related - linked; connected;
10. the middle range - centre;
11. Raj, the captain of
the school’s cricket
team, lives on my
12. Rena led us through
a long, narrow, dark
13. Sean, as well as his
brother Stephen , i s
a great basketball
14. The Nile, Niger,
Orinico and Amazon
rivers are among the
longest and largest
in the world.
15. Father closed the
windows, lowered the
shade, turned off the
lights and then went
16. Fits of coughing, sneezing, runny
nose, headaches and fevers are
symptoms of the common cold
stated in the passage.
17. The phrase, “run its course”,
means that once inflicted by the
common cold virus there is no
18. Medication can help prevent us
from getting any additional infec-
tion or to reduce those symp-
toms such as headaches or
fevers (but cannot cure the com-
19. According to information given in
the passage, to prevent from
contracting the common cold one
can take a “shot” or vaccine or if
a vaccine is not available, a good
supply of vitamin C can also help.
20. “The Common Cold,” is a suit-
able title for the passage.
21. The phrase, “began to sprout,”
describes the beginning of the
germination of the seed.
22. The seed did not want to be a vi-
olet because violets are small
and grow too close to the ground.
23. “The Vain Little Seed” is a good
title for the poem.
24. The seed was most likely sad or
very disappointed when it learnt
that it was a weed.
25. The poem teaches us that we
must not criticise (say “bad
things” about) others and we
must look carefully at our own
strengths and weaknesses.
26. Information about the different
types of nouns can be found on
pages 3 and 4.
27. You will find additional informa-
tion about the topic “Agreement
of Subject and Verb” on page 8.
28. Under the topic “Verbs” you will
most likely find additional infor-
mation about adverbs.
29. The topic “Nouns” was most
likely placed first in the book be-
cause information about nouns
can be found from page 1.
30. This textbook would most likely
be used to do Language Arts
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