Category : ICSE 2017

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ICSE English 1 Practice


Question 1
The road passing through your locality is full of potholes and is in an extremely bad condition, making it dangerous for the motorists as well as the pedestrians. Write a letter to the civic authority of your locality drawing his attention to the issue and requesting him to take necessary measures.                                   
Question 2 
Join the following sentences to make one complete sentence without using and, but or so.           
i) We camped there. It was too dark to go on.
ii) Here is the magazine. You were looking for it.
iii) Mrs. Mehran was a great leader. She was also an eminent writer.                        
Question 3
Fill in each blank in the following sentences with an appropriate word.                                            
i. The doctor advised him to abstain_____ all alcoholic liquor.
ii. The lady standing there is dressed_____ black.
iii. Sensible people do not believe_____ witchcraft.
iv. Some of the houses are not fit to live_____. 
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English 1: Grammar and Composition Practice 1

Question 1
Write an application in response to the advertisement given below:                                     
WANTED
Suitable young Salespersons- on Part-Time basis-
 to market electronic appliances for a leading Home Appliance Company.
Candidates should be at least a graduate and should be fluent in English.

Question 2
Re-write the following sentences according to the instructions given after each. Make other changes that may be necessary, but do not change the meaning of each.                                                      
1. He has never made such a stupid mistake before.
[Begin: Never…]
2. If I were you, John, I would consult a doctor.        
[Use: the correct form of advice]
3. The fans were saddened when the player decide to retire.    
[Use: noun form of decision]
4. I exercise daily. What about you?          
[Combine the sentences]
5. Who replaced the good umbrella with a broken one?
[Use: substitute]
6. Camilla is said to have been a diplomat.… Read More “ICSE 2017 English 1: Grammar and Composition Practice 1”

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ICSE 2017 English Grammar Practice 

Question 1
Rewrite the following sentences according to the instructions given after each. Make other changes necessary; do not change the meaning of any of the sentence.                              
(a) Sheela was assured of a Scholarship by the Principal.                
(Begin: The Principal…)
(b) Abraham asked Sakshi, “Will you come with me to the dance classes from tomorrow.”            
(Change into Reported Speech)
(c) Rahman fell ill, so he could not run the race.                              
(Begin: Having….)
(d) Ritika could not understand the reason for her mother’s irritation.                (Use: irritated)
(e) The 100m dash is one of the most interesting races in Athletics.                (Begin: Very few…)
(f) Most of the news ……. incredible.            
 (Fill the blank correctly)
(g) Felix said that he had never been to a Chinese restaurant.              
(Change the narration)
(h) As soon as I entered the library, the lights went off.… Read More “ICSE 2017 English Grammar Practice”