Category : English Grammar and Composition Practice Test

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a) Give the meaning of the following words as used in the passage. [3]
(Should not be valued if more than one meaning is given)
a. Barely= hardly, just, scarcely etc
b. Charge = expense, cost, fee etc
c. Chain = sequence, series, succession, etc
b) Answer the following question briefly in your own words. [10]

a. Where was the glass jelly jar? What did it contain?
o Hidden in the closet.
o Contained the girl’s (Tess’s) savings.
b. What were the efforts made by Tess to attract the attention of the pharmacist?
o waited patiently.
o twisted her feet to make a scuffing noise.
o cleared her throat with the most disgusting sound.
o took a quarter from her jar and clanged it on the glass counter.
c. Who was the man from Chicago?… Read More “Answers 22082010 English Grammar and Composition Practice Test”

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Time: One hour Max marks: 40


Question 1
Read the passage given below and answer the questions a, b, c, and d that follow:
(Do not spent more than 35 minutes for answering this question)
A little girl went to her bedroom and pulled a glass jelly jar from its hiding place in the closet. She poured the change out on the floor and counted carefully. Three times, even. The total had to be exactly perfect. No chance here for mistakes. Carefully placing the coins back in the jar and twisting on the cap, she slipped out the back door and made her way 6 blocks to Rexall’s Drug Store with the big Red Indian Chief sign above the door. She waited patiently for the pharmacist to give her some attention, but he was too busy at this moment.
Tess twisted her feet to make a scuffing noise.… Read More “English Grammar and Composition Practice Test 22082010”