E012 English Usage

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  • 1. 
    Change into indirect speech:  G asked S, "What makes you laugh ?"   
    • A. 

      G asks S what makes him laugh.

    • B. 

      G asked S what made him laugh.

    • C. 

      G asked S what made you laugh.

  • 2. 
    Change into direct speech: The Principal declared that the next day would be a holiday in view of the Science fair.
    • A. 

      The Principal declared, "Tomorrow will be a holiday in view of the Science fair."

    • B. 

      The Principal declared, "Next day will be a holiday in view of the Science fair."

    • C. 

      The Principal declared, "Tomorrow would be a holiday in view of the Science fair."

  • 3. 
    Change into passive voice: Knock the door before you enter.
    • A. 

      Let the door be knocked before you enter.

    • B. 

      Let the door be knocked before you entered.

    • C. 

      Let the door be knocked before your entering.

  • 4. 
    Change into active voice: The judge ordered that the proceedings be recorded in camera.
    • A. 

      The judge orders, "Record the proceedings in camera."

    • B. 

      The judge ordered, "Let the proceedings be recorded in camera."

    • C. 

      The judge ordered, "Record the proceedings in camera."

  • 5. 
    Convert the sentence into plural: This hen lays high quality egg.
    • A. 

      These hens lays high quality eggs.

    • B. 

      These hens lay high quality eggs.

    • C. 

      These hens lay high quality egg.

  • 6. 
    Convert the sentence to singular: Those boys love to play many games till late in the evening.
    • A. 

      This boy loves to play many games till late in the evening.

    • B. 

      That boy loves to play any game till late in the evening.

    • C. 

      This boy loves to play any game till late in the evening.

  • 7. 
    Rewrite the sentence by changing the gender: The emperor acted quite well in the group of many actors.
    • A. 

      The emperor acted quite well in the group of many actresses.

    • B. 

      The emperess acted quite well in the group of many actresses.

    • C. 

      The emperess acted quite well in the group of many actors.

  • 8. 
    Change the sentence into an interrogative sentence: They are going for a long drive next week.
    • A. 

      Are they not going for a long drive next week?

    • B. 

      Are they going for a long drive next week?

    • C. 

      Will they be going for a long drive next week?

  • 9. 
    Change the sentence to an affirmative sentence: Are we going to the museum on Sunday?
    • A. 

      We are going to the museum on Sunday.

    • B. 

      We are not going to the museum on Sunday.

    • C. 

      We were going to the museum on Sunday.

  • 10. 
    Rewrite the sentence using the opposite of the underlined words: Her final exam was very hard and her performance was poor.
    • A. 

      Her final exam was very easy and her performance was poor.

    • B. 

      Her final exam was very easy and her performance was rich.

    • C. 

      Her final exam was very easy and her performance was good.

  • 11. 
    Join the sentences using a proper conjunction: He was not well. Still he ran the race.
    • A. 

      Although he was not well, he still ran the race.

    • B. 

      Although he was not well, he ran the race.

    • C. 

      Even though he was not well, nevertheless he ran the race.

  • 12. 
    Split the sentence into two simple sentences: As it was raining heavily, the concert was cancelled.
    • A. 

      It was raining heavily. So the concert was cancelled.

    • B. 

      They cancelled the concert because it was raining heavily.

    • C. 

      Because it was raining. The concert was cancelled.

  • 13. 
    Rewrite the sentence by adding an adjective: You are right.
    • A. 

      You are perfectly right.

    • B. 

      You are quiet right.

    • C. 

      You are correct and right.

  • 14. 
    Rewrite the sentence by adding an adverb: They failed to climb the mountain.
    • A. 

      They failed to climb the steep mountain.

    • B. 

      They failed to climb the mountain because it was very hard.

    • C. 

      They failed to climb the mountain miserably.

  • 15. 
    Rewrite the sentence using an adverb of time: Jack and Jill went up the hill.
    • A. 

      Jack and Jill went up the hill slowly.

    • B. 

      Jack and Jill went up the hill yesterday.

    • C. 

      Jack and Jill went up the biggest hill.

  • 16. 
    Rewrite the sentence using the comparative form of the adjective: This year the company's performance was the best.
    • A. 

      This year the company's performance was better than ever.

    • B. 

      This year the company's performance was better than last year.

    • C. 

      This year the company's performance was better than most of the years.

  • 17. 
    Rewrite the sentence using the word ugly: The black color puppy was the ugliest.
    • A. 

      No other puppy was as ugly as the black color one.

    • B. 

      Every other puppy was as ugly as the black color one.

    • C. 

      The black color puppy was not as ugly as other puppies.do

  • 18. 
    Write a question to get the following sentence as answer: No, I don't know Elizabeth very well.
    • A. 

      Do I know Elizabeth very well?

    • B. 

      Don't you know Elizabeth very well?

    • C. 

      Do you know Elizabeth very well?

  • 19. 
    Rewrite the sentence starting with: The Trinidad test match ..... The Oval test match was not as interesting as the Trinidad one.
    • A. 

      The Trinidad test match was more interesting than the Oval one.

    • B. 

      The Trinidad test match was less interesting than the Oval one.

    • C. 

      The Trinidad test match was not as interesting as the Oval one.

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      The United States of America is not as big as Australia.

    • B. 

      Australia is bigger than the United States of America.

    • C. 

      Australia and United States are both equal in area.

    • D. 

      The United States of America is bigger than Australia.