January 7, 2015

10th Class English Grammar - Matching and Choosing Right Words

I) Match the parts of the sentences:

1. The staff meeting ( ) a) ... neatly and ended... meticulously.
2. Sneha speaks ( ) b) ... thoroughly and English... systematically.
3. Her temperature ( ) c) ... abruptly and rose... dramatically.
4. The police ( ) d) ... steeply and searched his house... dangerously.
5. She packed her ( ) e) ... fluently and clothes... correctly.

II) Match the parts of the sentences:

1. As the rains failed ( ) a) ... we went back. last year
2. Since our team ( ) b) ... he is honest. played well
3. As the house ( ) c) ... there was was locked famine.
4. Since it was a ( ) d) ... we won the holiday match.
5. I trust him ( ) e) ... she stayed at because home.

Answers:
I) 1 - c; 2 - e; 3 - d; 4 - b; 5 - a.
II) 1 - c; 2 - d; 3 - a; 4 - e; 5 - b.

Choosing Right Words:

We come across words which look similar in meaning. But in certain
contexts only one word is appropriate. The dictionary can give you
useful information about using the right word in the right place.

Fill in the blanks choosing the words from
those given in brackets.
1. Alexander Fleming ....... Penicillin. (discovered - invented - found)
2. The dacoits ....... the bank. (stole - robbed - carried away)
3. Gardening is my favourite ....... . (habit - custom - hobby)

Answers:
1. discovered 2. robbed 3. hobby

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