Grammar 2

1] Many animals make alarm calls. (Past Perfect continuous Tense)

(Past Perfect continuous Tense)

Ans: Many animals had been making alarm calls.

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2] If there is no Nile, Egypt would be a desert. (Spot the error and Rewrite the correct sentence)

(Spot the error and Rewrite the correct sentence)

Ans: If there is no Nile, Egypt will be a desert. OR

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If there was no Nile, Egypt would be a desert.  

 

3] The law cannot become the guardian of our private manners. (Make affirmative)

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(Make affirmative)

Ans: The law is unable to become the guardian of our private manners.

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4] Bad manners probably do more to poison the stream of the general life than all the crimes in the calendar. (Change the degree)

(Change the degree)

Ans: All the crimes in the calendar do not probably do as much to poison the stream of the general life as bad manners

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5] His gaiety was not a wasteful luxury, but a sound investment. (Make Complex sentence)

(Make Complex sentence)

Ans: Though his gaiety was not a wasteful luxury, it is a sound investment.

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6] I have missed him from my bus route. (Change the Voice)

(Change the Voice)

Ans: He has been missed from my bus route by me

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7] The policeman refused to accept Soapy even as a clue. (Rewrite as a negative)

(Rewrite as a negative)

Ans: The policeman did not accept Soapy even as a clue.  

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8] There is a revolution in the life style of people which has been affected by  Big  Data. (Remove which and rewrite as a simple sentence)

(Remove which and rewrite as a simple sentence)

Ans: A revolution in the life style of people has been affected by  Big  Data.

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Big Data has affected a revolution in the life style of people

9] He said to the client,“ Will you give me eight annas?” (indirect speech)

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(indirect speech)

Ans: He asked the client if he would give him eight annas.  

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10] Take the next train. (Use Question Tag)

(Use Question Tag)

Ans: Take the next train, will you?

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11] The law must protect me against violent retaliation. (Use another modal auxiliary to make the sentence of suggestion)

(Use another modal auxiliary to make the sentence of suggestion)

Ans: The law should protect me against violent retaliation.

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12] Unless I am physically assaulted, it will not permit me to retaliate with reasonable violence. (Rewrite using ‘If —–not’)

(Rewrite using ‘If —–not’)

Ans: If I am not physically assaulted, it will not permit me to retaliate with reasonable violence.

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13] On the callous pavement two waiters pitched Soapy (Wh Question)

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(Wh Question)

Ans: How many waiters pitched Soapy on the callous pavement?

Ans: How many
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14] Our fists would never be idle. ( Rhetorical Question)

( Rhetorical Question)

Ans: Would our fists ever be idle?

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15] There are few things more catching than bad temper and bad manners. (Rewrite the sentence using as–as)

(Rewrite the sentence using as–as)

Ans: There are not as much catching bad temper and bad manners as few things

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16] If they cross the river, they —– (get) a reward from the king. (Rewrite using proper tense)

(Rewrite using proper tense)

Ans: If they cross the river, they will get a reward from the king

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17] My mother told me to put the food ——– the fridge. (Use proper preposition)

(Use proper preposition)

Ans: My mother told me to put the food into the fridge.

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18] A dear old family physician gazed at my cracked boots and frayed cuffs.

 (Rewrite the sentence using “not only ….. but also .”)

(Rewrite the sentence using “not only ….. but also .”)

Ans: A dear old family physician gazed at not only my cracked boots but also frayed cuffs.

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19] Sachin Tendulkar is a Brain Lara of India. (Spot the error and Rewrite the correct sentence)

(Spot the error and Rewrite the correct sentence)

Ans: Sachin Tendulkar is the Brain Lara of India

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20] The teacher threw my incomplete practical book ——– the wall. (Use proper preposition)

(Use proper preposition)

Ans: The teacher threw my incomplete practical book against the wall

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21] She goes to ——- university in Urain. (Rewrite using proper article)

(Rewrite using proper article)

Ans: She goes to a university in Urain.

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22] The  moon was full and radiant (Frame a Wh Question to get underlined part as an answer)

full and radiant
(Frame a Wh Question to get underlined part as an answer)

Ans: How was the moon?

Ans: How was the moon?
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23] A policeman standing before a drugstore two doors away walked down the street. (Make a complex sentence)

(Make a complex sentence)

Ans: A policeman who was standing (stood) before a drugstore two doors away walked down the street.

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24] When he came upon another policemen lounging grandly in front  of a  glittering theatre, he caught at the immediate straw of disorderly conduct. (Rewrite using No sooner — than)

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(Rewrite using No sooner — than)

Ans: No sooner did he come upon another policemen lounging grandly in front  of a  glittering theatre than he caught at the immediate straw of disorderly conduct.

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25] Guru Nayak said to the man, “You can’t get out of it now. You dragged me in while I was passing.” (Indirect speech)

(Indirect speech)

Ans: Guru Nayak told the man that he couldn’t get out of it and added that he dragged him in while he was passing.

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