ICSE 2011: Grammar Test 1: 29112011 Answers

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(i) While driving the car, Raphael was listening to the radio.

(ii) Not only did Serena win the race but also retained her overall record.
(iii) The tourist said to/told me that he could not see any landmarks in that guide and asked me whether I could direct him to the railway station that day as I had done/did the previous day/the day before.
(iv) Unless it rains, the famers will not be relieved.
(v) The phenomenon of the yellow moon fascinated the astronomers.
(vi) No sooner did the crowd block/had blocked off the road than the police came in swarms.
(vii) The book is too boring to me to recommend it to anyone.
(viii) Very few school teams/teams in the tournament are as strong as our school team.
(ix) He had enough courage / courage enough to face the dreadful enemy.
(x)Can we/I always rely on your friend?

b) Fill in the blanks with appropriate words:                                                                    
(i) The government is worried of the consequences of the meeting with the rebels.
(ii) The vacuum locks in the flavour of its content.
(iii) A true leader is not overwhelmed by criticism.
(iv) We should translate our dreams into/to reality.
(v) The Captain is entrusted with unlimited powers.
(vi) The child was entrusted to the care of the matrons.
(vii) There is no meaning in quarrelling over trifles.
(viii) The workers are entitled to yearly bonus.
(ix) The judge set aside the judgment of the lower court.
(x) We should stand by our friends in an hour of crisis.


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