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Underline the participle adjectives in the following sentencés: (Answer is given as italics)
(a) The painted house looks beautiful
(b) A barking dog seldom bites.
(c) They submitted a written answer.
(d) The tattered shirt was lying on the mud.
(e) The creaking sound of the door awakened the baby.
Fill in the blanks with suitable articles or prepositions: (answer is given in bold letter )
Once a poor weaver lived in a village. He was well-known as an artist. His beautiful designs of cloth were much appreciated. The weaver earned his livelihood by working hard all day.
Activity 3 (a)
ldentify the adverbs in each set. Put a tick mark on the adverb:
(i) tall/ sweetly /child/run
(ii) wait/walk/ slowly /full
(iii) happy/friendship/wise/ quietly
(iv) tomorrow /evening/careful/look
(v)make/ here /incident/quick
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Activity 3 (b)
Classify the underlined adverbs according to their functions in the chart given below:
(i) It is a good habít to rise early.
(ii) He often comes to our house.
(iii) The nightingale sings sweetly.
(iv) My pet dog follows me everywhere.
Choose the correct alternative from the verbs given in brackets and fill in the blanks:
- a) I am reading a book now. (read/am reading/was reading).
- (b) Tintin has returned home just now. (is returning/was returning/has returned).
- (c)When we reached the hall, the film had started. (starts/started/had started)
- (d) The young man boarded the bus while it was moving. (is moving/ was moving/ had moved).
- (e) The Satabdi Express had left Puri at the scheduled time, yet it failed to reach Howrah on time. (is leaving/ has left/ had left).
Activity 5 (a)
Write the positive, comparative and superlative form of the adjectives and fill in the chart given below:
|beautiful||more beautiful||most beautiful|
Activity 5 (b)
Fill in the blanks with the given adjectives in their proper degree:
(i) No other mountain peak is so high (high) as Everest.
(i) Darjeeling is cooler (cool) than Lava.
(iii) Rashmi is the tallest (tall) girl in the class.
(iv) Very few Indian cities are as big (big) as Kolkata.
(v) The Rajdhani Express runs faster (fast) than most other Indian trains.
Fill in the blanks with appropriate modals given in the list below:
(a) We should help the poor and the needy.
(b) May God bless you !
(c) You must hurry up or you will be late.
(d) Can there be life on Mars?
(e) I will be thirteen next month.
modals: may, will, should, can, must
The words in brackets are homophones. Choose the correct option and fill in the blanks:
(a) There are two coconut trees in their garden. (there / their ).
(b) Last sunday, I met Munni at the bus stop. She is my close mate. (mate / met ).
(c) I wonder why you often wander about in the woods. (wander / wonder )
(d) My mother is too weak to walk. (to / too )
(e) The little maid has made this banquet. (made / maid ).
Solve the crossword puzzle with the help of the given clues:
Across- 1. hobby of collecting postage stamps- PHILATELY
2. study of stars and planets- ASTRONOMY
Down- 3. house where books are kept and read- LIBRARAY
4. a person who makes pots- POTTER
Match the words in column ‘A’ with their synonyms in column ‘B’ :
|(i) castle||(c) fort|
|(ii) rustic||(e) rural|
|(iii) savage||(a) wild|
|(iv) blossom||(b) flower|
|(v) weary||(d) tired|
Activity 9 (b)
Make sentence with the words given in column ‘A’ of Activity 9(a):
(i) castle : The king left the castle in the middle of the night.
(ii) rustic : The man loves to live in the rustic atmosphere.
(iii) savage : He faced a savage race in the jungle.
(iv) blossom : Beautiful blossoms are everywhere in the garden.
(v) weary : We are weary of the day’s hard work.
Activity 9 (c)
Add prefix or suffix to the following words to form opposites:
patient – impatient
hope – hopeless
appear – disappear
Hints- born on 12th September 1894-father Mahananda Bandyopadhyay and mother Mrinalini Devi-early education at Bangaon High School-intermediate and graduation from Ripon College, now known as Surendranath College of Kolkata-worked as Headmaster at Jangipara High School and later at Harinavi Anglo-Sanskrit Institution-famous novels are Pather Panchali, Aparajito, Aranyak, Debjan, lcchamati, Chander Pahar etc.-died on 1st November, 1950
Bibhutibhusan Bandyapadhaya is the brightest name in the field of Bengali literature. He was born on 12th September in 1894. His father was Mahananda Bandyapadhaya and Mrinalini Devi was his mother. He completed his early education at Bangaon High School. Then he passed his intermediate and graduation from Ripon college. which is now known as Surendranath college of Kolkata. He started his career as a Headmaster at Jangipara High School. Later he became the headmaster of Harinavi Anglo-Sanskrit Institution. He wrote many novels like Pather Panchali, Aparajito, Aranyak, Debjan, lcchamati, Chander Pahar etc. These are the finest example of the flourishment of bengali literature and these made him famous. However this great person breathed his last on 1st November in 1950. We will remember him for ever.