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Wednesday, 11 November 2015

ICSE 2016 English 1 Practice Paper 11112015

 Practice Paper English 1 
Grammar and Composition
Question 1
The trend of organizing School Reunions is fast catching on. Write a letter to one of your friends bringing out its pros and cons.           
Question 2
a. In each of the following sentences there is a blank place which can be filled in by a single word. Fill in each with the word which is appropriate. [Do write the sentences.]                  
1. We have been living ……this town ……eight years.
2. The ceremony is scheduled to take place …..Sunday ……6.p.m.
3. The farmer’s sons quarreled …… themselves …… over the share of profit.
4. The tiger was killed …… a stranger ….. a rifle.
5. His application ….. the job was not turned…….
b. Rewrite as directed the sentences given below according to the instruction given after each and making other changes that may be necessary, without changing the meaning of each sentence.
1. Either Nita or her sister …… at fault.
(Fill in using ‘is/are’)
2. Why did you not attend the function last night?
(Change the voice.)
3. Sheena said,” Alas! How foolish of me to leave out one question!”
(Change into indirect speech)
4. The Taj Mahal is the grandest building in the world.
(Use: ‘grand’)
5. None but a fool would do such a thing.
(Change into an assertive sentence)
6. As soon as he finishes his work, he starts singing in joy.
(Begin: No sooner…..)
7. You should open the door then only you will come to know what lies behind it.
(Rewrite using ‘Unless’)
8. The suit was so expensive that I could not buy it.
(Use: too)
9. It was too hot. We could not practice our game.
(Begin: Had ….)
10. He was late. He was admitted.
(Use ‘despite’)

7 comments:

  1. How to know what is correct how to fill correct word

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    1. Ask me and then I will give the answers.

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    2. can you please give the answers?

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    3. a.
      1. We have been living in this town for eight years.
      2. The ceremony is scheduled to take place on Sunday at 6.p.m.
      3. The farmer’s sons quarrelled among themselves over the share of profit.
      4. The tiger was killed by a stranger with a rifle.
      5. His application for the job was not turned down.
      b. .
      1. Either Nita or her sister is at fault.
      2. Why the function last night was not attended by you?
      3. Sheena said that it was foolish of her to leave out one question.
      4. No other building in the world is as grand as the Taj Mahal.
      5. Only a fool would do such a thing.
      6. No sooner does he finish his work than he starts singing in joy.
      7. Unless you open the door , you will not come to know what lies behind it.
      8. The suit was too expensive for me to buy.
      9. Had it not been too hot, we could have practised our game.
      10. Despite being late, he was admitted.

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    4. Sir , please give us a very tough question paper

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    5. Can a) 1. be
      We have been living in this town SINCE eight years?

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    6. Eight years is a duration; so we should use 'for'.

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