Q1. Complete the following passage by filling in suitable determiners.
___1_____abbreviation is ____2____ shortened form of a word or ___3____ group of words. It is used to save time and space. ____4________ abbreviations are also used while speaking. Most of ___5____ dictionaries include ___6___ list of commonly used abbreviations.
Q2. Complete the following passage by filling in suitable determiners.
My aunt lived on ____1____ ground floor of ____2_____ old house on ____3_____ river Thames. She was afraid of burglars and always locked up ____4______ carefully before going to bed. She also took precaution of looking under ____5_____bed to see if _____6_____ burglar was hiding there.
Q3. Complete the following passage by filling in suitable determiners.
Two friends were waiting for the bus. Suddenly _____1___ elderly woman came up to them and said, “Children buy me ___2____ ticket. I don’t have ____3____ money.” They bought her a ticket. She went on: “Help me onto ___4____bus.” They did as she asked. “Now children, help me find a seat, I can’t stand up for ____5____ whole journey”. They found her ____6_____empty seat next to ____7____ elderly gentleman who immediately got up.
“Wait a minute,” he yelled, “Let me get out of here before she asks you to find her ____8____ husband.
Q4. Complete the following passage by filling in suitable determiners.
A pressure cooker is a vessel in which food is cooked in steam under pressure. It consists of ____1_____ very strong vessel, made of aluminium alloy with _____2_____ lid that fits tightly on ____3_____top. ___4____lid can be sealedon to ____5____vessel by means of _____6_____ rubber ring.
Q5. Complete the following sentences by filling in suitable determiners.
a. He makes ____________ mistakes.
b. ___________ knowledge is a dangerous thing.
c. __________ of what you say is true.
d. Don’t think it has__________ importance.
e. He hasn’t solved___________ question.
f. I shall be away for _________ time.
Q6. Complete the following dialogue by filling in suitable determiners.
Have you ever visited ____1_____ circus?
Oh! I am very fond of seeing _____2______ circus. Last year I saw ____3______ Great Gemini Circus.
How do you like it? Did ____4____brother go with you?
I liked it very much. I saw it ______5______. My brother also visited with me. There were _____6____ sections in the circus.
Can you tell me _____7_____of them?
In the ____8_____section, there appeared ____9____ clown. Then ____10______ girls danced on the rope. _____11______ petrol burning scene was _____12_____ exciting. We liked the circus very much.
Thank you. Do spare _____13_____ time for me after_____14_______examinations are over.
All right. Thank you.
Q1. Rearrange the following words and phrases to form meaningful sentences.
(a) the/ of/ plight / Tanzanians / would / like/ know/the/you/about/to
(a) Would you like to know about the plight of the Tanzanians?
(b) Tanzanians have the highest literacy rate in Africa.
(c) But they hardly have anything to read.
(d) The reasons are the soaring costs of paper and the interest rates.
(e) They have brought the publishing industry to a standstill.
Q2. Rearrange the following words and phrases to form meaningful sentences.
(a) of/animals/with/concerned/large/children’s books/proportion/is/a
(a) A large proportion of children’s books is concerned with animals.
(b) This is because such themes are timeless.
(c) Animal stories have been a favourite with all age groups.
(d) The young like very humanized animal stories.
(e) But older children prefer animal stories true to life.