ICSE 2013 Revision Test on Grammar 250103


ICSE 2013 Revision Test on Grammar
Time: 45 minutes                                                                                                              Marks: 25


Question 1
Rewrite the following sentences correctly according to the instructions given after each. Make other changes that may be necessary without changing the meaning of any sentence.                                    [15]
1.     The passing milkman informed the authorities of the breach in the watergates.
(Begin: The authorities……)
2.     You have to pay the loan installments on time or your car will be taken back.
(Begin: Unless….)          
3.     Mary does not play Tennis. Her brother Tony does not play tennis.
(Begin: Neither…..)
4.     The airport at the Hyderabad provides the passengers with the most excellent facility.
(Begin: No other…..)
5.     As soon as the cargo arrives, it is taken into the warehouse.
(Begin: No sooner…..)
6.     Sheila told Shammed, “I am not sure that you will get the ticket for the film tomorrow. Can I ask my father to book a ticket for you today?”
(Change into Indirect speech)
7.     Keep your mobile switched off so that it will not disturb the patients
(Use: lest)
8.     Although Brown stood first in the race, she was not happy with her performance.
(Begin: Despite…..)
9.     Remo was rushing to the office. He met his old friend Reena.
(Combine the two sentences without using and or but)
10.  You should have brought your brother for the party.
(Provide an appropriate question tag)
11. He has a different opinion from others on this issue. (Use: ‘differently’)
12. Her attitude shows that she is a bold girl. (Use: ‘timid’)
13. Anila was so frightened that she could not study in her room. (Use: ‘too’)
14. The puzzle was too difficult for Meenakshi to solve. (Use: ‘so’)
15. Sahil showed generosity even to his  enemies. (Use: ‘generous’)
Question 2
a)     Complete each of the following blanks with suitable from of verbs given in the bracket.     [5]
While Vince Oliver and Mark ……1…….. (sit) in the doctor’s waiting room, Mark told him how he ……2…….. (miss) to see Vince playing and how he could not get his autograph. ……3…….. (hear) this Vince kindly said that he ……4…….. (will) give his autograph to Mark then. Vince ……5…….. (write) on plaster on Mark’s arm, “All the best from one footballer to another. Vince Oliver.”  After a few days when the nurse ……6…….. (take) off the plaster, Mark took the plaster from the nurse and ……7…….. (take) it home. He ……8…….. (hang) the plaster with the autograph of Vince Oliver on his bedroom wall. He ……9…….. (be) happy and ……10…….. (excite) when he showed it to his friends.
1……………………… 2……………………..3……………………4. ………………………
5…………………….. 5……………………..7……………………..8……………………..
9……………………..10……………………..
(b) Fill in the blanks with appropriate words:-                                                                                 [5]
1.     He was so amusing that all laughed ……….. him
2.     Carelessness may result ……….. many deaths.
3.     His success may result ……….. hard work.
4.     I ran ……….. my friend Arjun in the restaurant.
5.     She was exempted ……….. taking the examination.
6.     She was the heir ……….. a large empire.
7.     Sanoj inherited a large mansion ……….his father.
8.     If she does not work hard, she will lag ……….. in her work.
9.     All the employees will benefit ……….. this scheme.
10. She apologised to you ……….. her mistake.
Answers are given below


Question 1
1.     The authorities were informed of the breach in the watergates by the passing milkman.
2.     Unless you pay the loan installments on time, your car will be taken back.
3.     Neither Mary nor her brother plays tennis.
4.     No other airport provides the passengers with as much excellent facility as the airport at Hyderabad.
5.     No sooner does the cargo arrive than it is taken to the warehouse.
6.     Sheila told Shammed that she was not sure that he would get the ticket for the film the following day/the next day and asked him whether she could ask her father to book a ticket for him that day.
7.     Keep your mobiles switched off lest it should disturb the patients.
8.     Despite standing first in the race, she was not happy with her performance.
9.     While Remo was rushing to the office, he met his old friend Reena.
10.  You should have brought your brother for the party, shouldn’t you?
11.  He thinks differently from others on this issue.
12.  Her attitude shows that she is not a timid girl.
13.  Anila was too frightened to study in her room.
14.  The puzzle was so difficult that Meenakshi could not solve it.
15.  Sahil was generous even to his enemies.
Question 2
1. were sitting 2. had missed.3. hearing 4. would 5. Wrote 6. took 7.took 8. hung 9. was happy 10 excited.
(b) Fill in the blanks with appropriate words:-                                                                                 
1.     He was so amusing that all laughed at him
2.     Carelessness may result in many deaths.
3.     His success may result from hard work.
4.     I ran into my friend Arjun in the restaurant.
5.     She was exempted from taking the examination.
6.     She was the heir to a large empire.
7.     Sanoj inherited a large mansion from his father.
8.     If she does not work hard, she will lag behind in her work.
9.     All the employees will benefit from this scheme.
10.  She apologised to you for her mistake.

4 comments :

  1. Anonymous said... :

    Who does this pen belong to?
    ( Begin : Do you know ..................)

    is this the right answer
    Do you know who does this pen belong to ?
    or Do you know who this pen belongs to?

  1. Anonymous said... :

    Only a few books were remaining on the shelf when we left.

    Begin : Most.......

    Most of the books were not remaining on the shelf when we left.

    is this the right answer or it should be

    Most of the books were taken away from the shalf when we left.

  1. Do you know whose pen is this?
    Do you know who this this pen belongs to?

    Most of the books were not on the shelf when we lwft.

  1. Anonymous said... :

    sir Iwant some more questions

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