Saturday, 7 December 2013

Grammar Worksheet std 12





Rewrite the sentences as per instruction.
  1. The four Hartmans were lingering at the dinner table. ( Rewrite in Present Perfect cont. Tense.)
  2. Fred Hartman, a bank officer and a very practical man, stalled before replying.(Rewrite as complex sentence)
  3. What medical college would accept a blind student? (Rewrite as Assertive)
  4. You will never know unless you try.(Use - If.. not)
  5. It was one of the best decisions. (Change the Degree)
  6. I would walk seven miles across town.( Use -  used to )
  7. Off course it was impossible to connect the dots.( Rewrite as negative)
  8. You can't connect the dots looking forward. ( Use - able to )
  9. It was clear looking . ( Rewrite as exclamatory.)
  10. There was a beautiful and fragrant violet who lived amongst her friends.(Rewrite as simple sentence.)
  11. She saw a tall and handsome rose standing proudly.(Rewrite as complex)
  12. I live very close to the earth. (Rewrite as exclamatory.)
  13. How severe are the strong! (Rewrite as Assertive)
  14. My father used to get transferred every year.(Remove"used to")
  15. The jeep was parked in our house.(Guess the doer of action)
  16. He told us that the jee was an expensive resource given by the government. (Rewrite as Direct speech)
  17. They were perfect.(Rewrite as Negative)
  18. Making omelettes was one of my special duties.( Use infinitives)
  19. He loves  to laugh. (Use gerund of the underlined word)
  20. His eyes never flickered,penetrating deep into the person in front. (Rewrite as compound) 
  21. He may have laughed in the company of his friends.(Replace  the modal auxiliary indicating obligation)
  22. "This has been demonstrated in high income countries." said Rawat.( Rewrite as indirect speech)
  23. Robbing children of their childhood in a criminal act.(Use infinitive of the underlined word)
  24. Our society must weed out this malaise out from the root. (Replace the model auxiliary indicating advice)
  25. She replied that she did not play. (Rewrite as direct speech)
  26. Is the condition of this child different from the child in the zari factory?(Rewrite as assertive)
  27. Brian Carter, garden and reserves administrator, was frustrated. (Rewrite as complex)
  28. He'd been trying to interest residents in a tree planting programme. (Identify the tense)
  29. Carter beheld an astonishing sight. (Rewrite as exclamatory)
  30. "What are we going to do about that bloody eagle?" he demanded.(Rewrite as indirect speech)
  31. Gazing at the magnificent bird, Carter grew convinced.(Rewrite as compound)
  32. On the terrible Tuesday the sky suudenly become an ocean.( Frame Wh-question to get the underlined part as an answer)
  33. The rain had divided Mumbai into two.(Change the voice)
  34. Mohini and Padmini too said the same.(Use Not Only --but also)
  35. The telephone booth had a long queue and she had towait. ( Use  'because')
  36. _____one o'clock when I had a gone ____the post office.(Use proper preposition)
  37. The stick would floor anybody, but frequent exposure has hardened her. (Use 'though')
  38. Twenty street lamps are powered by solar and wind energy.(Begin with -"Solar and .....")
  39. Although a dirt track leads to this village , the central road is concretised.(Rewrite using 'but')
  40. Kolhapur is a city that remains wonderfully traditional.( Rewrite as simple)
  41. The past is omnipresent here. (Add a question tag)
  42. Archaeologists discovered that an ancient settlement existed here.(Use noun form of the underlined word)
  43. So accurately designed is it. (Rewrite in correct prose order)
  44. When I reached ___college,students were playing __ football match.__match had reached__ interesting turn.(Use suitable article)
  45. Wasn't it better to squat for years in a place trying to attain Nirvana?(Rewrite as assertive)
  46. The scars of the struggle are as great as the final victory.(Change into comparative)
  47. The problem is so difficult that I can't solve it. ( Use 'too')
  48. The magic of flight can never be explained by words. (Change the voice)
  49. It's not too high to miss out on the changing landscape.(Use 'so--that')
  50. India is the most beautiful place in the world. (Change the degree)

Key
  1. The four Hartmans have been lingering at the dinner table.
  2. Fred Hartman who was a bank officer and a very practical man, stalled before replying. Or Fred Hartman,a bank officer and a very practical man, stalled before he replied.
  3. No medical college would accept a blind student.
  4. You will never know if you do not try.
  5. Comp: It was better than most other decisions.  Posi: Very few decisions were as good as it.
  6. I used to walk seven miles across town.
  7. Off course it was not possible to connect the dots.
  8. You are not able to connect the dots looking forward
  9. How clear looking it was!
  10. A beautiful and fragrant violet lived amongst her friends.
  11. She saw a tall and handsome rose which was standing proudly.
  12. How close to the earth i live!
  13. The strong are severe.
  14. My father would get transferred every year.
  15. The jeep was parked in our house. The doer of the action is "Driver"
  16. He said to us,"The jeep is an expensive resource given by the government."
  17. They were not imperfect.
  18. To make omelettes was one of my special duties.
  19. He loves laughing.
  20. His eyes never flickered but penetrated deep into the person in front. 
  21. He must have laughed in the company of his friends.
  22. Rawat said that that had been demonstrated in high income countries.
  23. To rob children of their childhood in a criminal act.
  24. Our society should weed out this malaise out from the root.
  25. She replied,"I do not play".
  26. The condition of this child is not different from the child in the zari factory.
  27. Brian Carter who was garden and reserves administrator was frustrated.
  28. Past Perfect Continuous Tense
  29. What an astonishing sight Carter beheld!
  30. He demanded what they were going to do about that bloody eagle.
  31. Carter gazed at the magnificent bird and grew convinced.
  32. When did the sky suddenly become an ocean?
  33. Mumbai had been divided into two by the rain.
  34. Not Only Mohini but also Padmini said the same.
  35. She had to wait because the telephone booth had a long queue and .
  36. At one o'clock when I had a gone to the post office.
  37. Though the stick would floor anybody, frequent exposure has hardened her.
  38. Solar and wind energy power twenty street lamps.
  39. A dirt track leads to this village but the central road is concretised.
  40. Kolhapur is a wonderfully traditional city.
  41. The past is omnipresent here,isn't it?
  42. Archaeologists made a discovery that an ancient settlement existed here.
  43. It is so accurately designed .
  44. When I reached -the-college,students were playing a football match.The match had reached an interesting turn.
  45. It was better to squat for years in a place trying to attain Nirvana.
  46. The final victory is not greater than the scars of the struggle.
  47. The problem is too difficult for me to solve.
  48. Words can not explain the magic of flight .
  49. It's not so high that we can miss out on the changing landscape.
  50. Comp: India is more beautiful than any other place in the world. Posit: No other place in the world is as beautiful as India.
 

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