English I Grammar and Composition Practice

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English I Grammar and Composition Practice

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Question
1
Write a letter to the Editor
of national English daily informing him/her about the traffic congestion in
your city, its effects, and give your suggestions to prevent it from getting
worse.                                                                                                                                   
Question
2
Rewrite the following sentences correctly according to
the instructions given after each. Make other changes necessary without
changing the meaning of any sentence.                
1.    
Order today and get a free gift.                                                    (Begin: If…)
2.    
Who taught you embroidery?                                                      (Begin: By…)
3.    
My sister’s attitude annoys me sometimes.                                (Begin: I…)
4.    
The match was so important that we could not forget it.                        (Use:
too)
5.    
I did not speak word.                                                                    (Begin: Not…)
6.    
Anurima is one of the best debaters in our class.                                    (Use: good)
7.    
Rakesh asked, “In which year you finished your school?”         ( Change the narration)
8.    
Do you not regret your action?                                                    (Begin:
Surely…)
9.    
Closely watching him, I hid in bush.                                           (Use: watched)
10.  The computer
maintenance did not require much money.    
     (Use: expensive)
Question
3
Fill in the blanks with appropriate words.                                                                            
1.    
The cadets carried ……the officer’s order.
2.    
You can cut the string……this scissors.
3.    
You should write …… pencil.
4.    
My friends called …… me yesterday.
5.    
No one could prevail ……the child to write the exam.


Answers given below


Question 2
Rewrite the following sentences correctly according to the
instructions given after each. Make other changes necessary without changing
the meaning of any sentence.               
1.     If you order today, you will
get a free gift.
2.     By whom was you taught
embroidery?
3.     I am annoyed by my sister’s
attitude sometimes.
4.     The match was too important
for us to forget.
5.     Not a word did I speak.
6.     Very few girls in our class
are as good a debater as Anurima.
7.     Rakesh asked me in which
year I had finished school.
8.     Surely you must be
regretting your action.
Surely
you regret your action, don’t you?
9.     I watched him closely and
then hid in a bush.
10.  The computer maintenance was
not expensive.
Question 3
Fill in the blanks with appropriate words.                                                                         
1.     The cadets carried out
the officer’s order.
2.     You can cut the string with
this scissors.
3.     You should write in
pencil.
4.     My friends called on
me yesterday.
5.     No one could prevail upon the child to write the exam.