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Answer: 12 litres
45. Reflection in the y-axis and then re-
flection in the x-axis
46. a. Hiking
b. Angle that prefer listening to
music = 90 degrees
Fraction that prefer listening to
music = 90/360 = 1/4
c. Angle that prefer Reading = 72
Fraction that prefer Reading =
Percent that prefer Reading =
72/360 x 100/1 % = 72/36 x 10/1 %
Practice Exercise # 1
(a) Can you cut the vegetables, please?
(b) Charles received a cut while peeling
a mango. (Noun)
(c) The prisoner was given a pardon by
the President. (Noun)
(d) Pardon me, please, I need to use the
(e) Make a good guess and see whether
you can supply the answer. (Noun)
(f) Patrons were being asked to guess
the weight of the huge bottle of
(g) My family usually enjoys a long walk
on the beach. (Noun)
(h) The competitors will walk a distance
of eight kilometers, tomorrow.
(i) Fruit juice is always a delicious drink.
(j) It is advisable that we should drink
at least eight glasses of water per
Practice Exercise # 2
1. She is a close relative of mine. (Adj.)
2. The children stood close to each
other during the storm. (Adv.)
3. My family usually awakes quite early
in the morning. (Adv.)
4. Alicia usually takes the early bus to
5 Daddy likes to buy a daily newspaper.
6. Mrs. Alfred visits her sick friend,
7. Will this take much longer? (Adv.)
8. The climbers finally reached the
mountain the top but with much dif-
9. Her mother stood near while her
baby played. (Adv.)
10. Mr. Daniel works at a near building in
the neighbourhood. (Adj.)
Practice Exercise # 3
1. (a) (Several) children live near the
(b) Several of the popular sites were
2. (a) You can have (any) ripe mango
on the table.
(b) Will any of you accompany me to
3. (a) A (few) persons are still standing
(b) Only a few of these problems
have been solved.
4. (a) Most of the work is completed.
(b) (Most) children in my class can
5. (a) We could see (many) dark clouds
in the distance.
(b) Many of the dogs were playing in
Practice Exercise # 4
1. We have been waiting for an ap
pointment since Monday. (Prep;
2. He was respected since he was a
good, honest person. (Prep; Conj.)
3. Please don't leave until we arrive.
4. The meeting lasted until nine o'clock.
5. Everyone but Satesh had finished his
homework. (Prep; Conj.)
6. We looked for her but she was not
there. (Prep; Conj.)
7. The woman asked the mailman for
her package. (Prep; Conj.)
8. He could not go for he had a previ-
ous appointment. (Prep; Conj.)
1. Do not forget to duck when you pass
under that ladder. (Verb)
2. This pie has a delicious taste. (Noun)
3. Tommy has a duck on his small farm.
4. Tomorrow, he will ship the fruits to
his relatives, abroad. (Verb)
5. Can I please taste your pineapple
6. Each pupil must bring his/her sports
uniform to school on Friday. (Adjec-
7. After dinner, the children will share
some stories. (Preposition)
8. The children decided to tell some
stories after they had eaten their
9. Each of you should try to be honest,
next time. (Pronoun)
10. Simon is his parents' only son. (Ad-
11. We have only met her once. (Ad-
12. They waited long for the bus. (Ad-
1. Our Principal gave a most interesting
talk about the importance of being
2. Several children arrived quite early
at school, this morning.
3. Please check your bags carefully be-
fore you depart.
4. We still visit our grandparents every
5. Ms. Lewis had to fan Richard when
6. Most of the flour had been used in
1. Many people are afraid to pass or
enter a cemetry on a dark night.
2. Trinidad and Tobago carnival activi-
ties usually take place during the
month of Febuary. February
3. Heidi was very embarrassed when
her shoe heel broke off as she
crossed the stage to recieve her cer-
4. It is very difficult to calculate the
hight of a tree in the forest. height
5. Sheila informed us that she was no
longer intrested in going to the zoo
with us. interested
6. Our Science labatory is presently un-
dergoing major repairs. laboratory
7. Sita admited that she had deliber-
ately omitted our comments from
the minutes of the meeting. ad-
8. Ako's comments were not relavant
to the issues being discussed at the
9. Our school's principal was trans-
ferred to the new school in the nay-
bouring village. neighbouring
10. The tourists danced to the rhythm of
the steel pan musick. music
11. The mischievous boy rang the door-
bell ceaselessly to get the attention
of the occupants of the house and
then ran away. incessantly; continu-
ally; constantly; without stopping
12. Countries in the Caribbean, Central
and South Americas need to form a
union if they want to win the war
against drug trafficking.
association; coalition; agreement;
13. In vain Marcus tried to encourage
me to climb the tall tree in his back-
yard. persuade; convince; sway
14. The hikers were worn out after the
long trek over the Northern Range.
tired; exhausted; fatigued
15. Virgil and Ravi wasted his entire al-
lowance on video games and had
none to buy twine to fly his kite at
the competition. squandered; spent
NB The synonyms and or meanings given
may not be the only ones. Students may
give responses that are not listed.
16. "Stop right there!" the
17. "When will you be back?"
18.The blackbirds built a
nest in the pine tree
next to my home.
19. "Watch your steps!" our
20."What is your name?"
the policeman asked
the lost child.
21. (a). inflicted - cause to happen to;
(b). inability - not able or cannot to
something; incapable of
doing; failure to do
(c). secrete - produce; make; exude
or give off
22. The phrase "was believed" (Sen-
tence 1) means considered or ac-
cepted as being true or factual.
23. The word "regulates (Sentence 4)
can be replaced by the word "con-
trols" without changing the meaning
of the sentence in which it is found.
24. The phrase, "soft, flexible tissue,"
25. The word "breathe" can be replaced
by the word "respire."
26. The word "material" as used in the
passage means substance or matter
(something is made of).
27. The phrase, "the leaves hang trem-
bling" (Line 3), most likely is describ-
ing the movement of the leaves
when the wind was passing through
28. The phrase, "the trees bow down
their heads" (Lines 7 & 8), is describ-
ing or telling us how the top of the
trees looked like when the wind was
passing through them.
29. The two phrases, "the wind is pass-
ing through" (Line 4); and, "the wind
is passing by," (Line 9) tell us that
the wind is blowing or that the wind
30. The phrase, "Neither you nor I" (Line
2), describes the poet or person
speaking and everybody else, that is,
all the people in the world.
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