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Answer: 2 049 cm or 20.49 m
Answer: 12 persons
44. No. of students present for Math-
No. of students present for Sci-
Answer: 30 students for Mathe-
matics test, 33 students for Sci-
Answer: 9 pupils
Answer: 104 pupils
46. a. Sandwiches
b. Pizza, 31 students
c. 74 students
1. At three p.m yesterday, my two
friends visited me at home.
2. My father and my brother work in
3. To most people, Mr. Alfred was a
most kind and special person.
4. Standing on her hind legs, my dog
Gypsy is able to reach many things
from the table in our garage.
5. The passers by had seen everything
that had occurred.
6. Sometimes, we visit our aunt who
lives in the country.
7. The noisy sound of the thunder sud-
denly woke us up.
8. The men had to roll the heavy log
across the ground.
9. The vicious dog had attacked the
boys as they walked along the road.
10. The guests had enjoyed eating some
juicy mangoes after their meal.
11. The driver had skidded on the slip-
pery road while on his way to work.
12. Danny remarked, "I tremendously en-
joyed the party that you had for me,
13. "I will complete the work on time
provided that there are no more elec-
tricity cuts," Mr Nelson's secretary
assured told him.
14. Our Aunt Wilma informed the chil-
dren," I have already planned to take
you to the Mall for ice cream, nex-
15. The produce had already been un-
packed into the stalls by most of the
16. The mail will be delivered to us by
the postman, later.
17. The sand and the cement were being
mixed by the workmen before the
start of construction.
18. The back packs had been checked by
all the children, for the long hike.
19. Please be sure and arrive at four p.m.
20. Who do you think they will choose to
be the next captain? (Whom)
21. Some maxi taxis play their music
very loud. (loudly)
22. That red bag is mine's but yours is on
the table. (mine)
SPELLING AND VOCABULARY:
1. The principle ordered the stu-
dents to stand while the school
song was being sung. principal
2. Our school's football team won
many trofies this year. trophies
3 Many insects visit the flours in
my garden to drink the nectar
found in them. flowers
4. Many students who recently rote
the Secondary Entrance Assess-
ment are now involved in special
projects in their communities.
5. A large dear ran across the
schoolyard and caused students
to scamper aimlessly. deer
6. Teenage peer pressure is a very
powerful influence that causes
many teenagers to develop both
positive and negative values, atti-
tudes and behaviours.
helpful; constructive; progressive
7. Teenagers must be taught how
to avoid peer pressure that influ-
ences negative behaviours. shun;
8. Teenagers should be made aware
that one error in their teenage
years could become a scar for
life. mistake; blunder; slipup
9. Parents and teachers must en-
sure that their children are in-
volved in activities that will help
them develop positive values, at-
titudes and behaviours. acquire;
10. Parents, teachers and peers all
play very crucial roles in the de-
velopment of positive values, at-
titudes and behaviours.
important; key; vital
(NOTE: there may be other syn-
onyms not listed in the answers
that students might list)
11. "I've been had!" the
12. "Who's coming to my
bodi and peppers are
usually cheap at this
time of the year.
14. I read the book, "Tom
Sawyer" ,during the
15. Lisa went to bed at
ten o' clock last night;
her brother Paul went
to bed even later.
16. articles - items; products
17. sustain - maintain; continue;
keep up; uphold; prolong; carry
on; keep going
18. ready supply - availability; acces-
sibility; ease of find; ease of ac-
19. A colony is a "community" where
an individual or group is responsi-
ble for a specific task or activity.
40. The phrase, "division of labour",
most likely means that all the
work to be done is shared among
the members. (One individual or
group is responsible for a particu-
lar task or activity.)
41. The writer most likely meant
that the "soldiers" in the ant
colony are performing their duty
as guards or protectors of the
colony from intruders.
42. The poet compared Trinidad to
the Garden of Eden (as stated in
43. The 'scarlet glory' mentioned in
Line 5, is most likely the flower of
the immortelle plant.
44. The poet most likely referred to
the sugar cane plantations as
'waving' because when the wind
(breeze) passes through the
sugar plantation the leaves ap-
pear to move like human hands
that are waving.
45. The poet most likely described
Trinidad as, 'this fragrant island',
due to the amount of flowers
(which are usually sweet
smelling or fragrant) present on
46. The poem reflects a very pleas-
47. Tina was reading a book and had
started doing her homework
while Lee was at Cub Scout
48. Tina spent two hours more than
Lee doing homework.
49. Based on information given, the
family most likely goes to church
50. Tina driving her younger sister to
a friend's home suggested that
Tina is the eldest sibling.
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