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1st sem. Eng. Gr. Revision std 1v.

2015-16. 80 marks.

Ex.1. a. Read the following groups of words and answer whether they are phrase or sentence.
Remember = A group of words that makes complete sense is called a sentence.
A group of words that makes sense but not complete sense is called a Phrase.
1. In the evening. ______
2. With love ______
3. Birds build their nest to lay eggs. ______
4. Dhoni loves cricket. ______
5. Learn your lesson. ______
6. At night. _________
7. We must not drink water from a pond or a lake. ______
8. We were tired of waiting for the train. ______
9. In a hurry. ______
10. The fox looked at the piece of cheese. ______
b. Make sentences by given phrases.
1. a funny story = My teacher told us a funny story yesterday.
2. at the bus stop = I shall wait for you at the bus stop.
3. of no use = This book is of no use to me.
4. twinkles in the sky = Stars twinkles in the sky at night.
5. in the air = The balloons flew away in the air.
6. two hours early = We reached Bombay two hours early.
7. at night = Yesterday my father came late at night.
8. covered with mud =
9. in good health =
10. in the classroom =
c. Complete the sentences by using phrases given in the bracket.
( is very good, of great prestige, of cruel nature, man of honour, made of leather, with great value, good
characters, with beautiful feathers, ups and downs, round the fire )
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9.

The news she has given is very good.


This is a matter of great prestige.
Brutus was a man of honour.
Hitler was the ruler of cruel nature.
Gandhiji was a man with great values.
He is the man with good characters.
A peacock is a bird with beautiful feathers.
He has the experience of ups and downs.
I bought a jacket made of leather.

10. The scouts are sitting round the fire.


Ex. 2. A. Underline proper noun.
Remember = A proper noun is the special name of a particular person, place or thing. It is written with capital
letter.
1. The Taj Mahal is made of white marble.
2. Mr. Patel is the owner of this flat.
3. Joan loves his pet dog Marshal.
4. Children love the movie The Lion King.
5. We play cricket on Sundays.
6. Shakespeare was a great English poet.
7. Bees make Honey and man makes money.
8. June and July are the hottest month in Gujarat.
9. Mona Lisa was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci.
10. Delhi has the largest number of cars.
B. Fill up with collective nouns.
Remember = A collective noun is the name given to a group of persons or things considered as one.
1. A troupe of artist, dancers, acrobats.
2. A board of examiners, directors.
3. A library of books.
4. A chest of drawers.
5. A crew of sailors.
6. A gaggle of geese.
7. A clump of trees.
8. A congregation at a religious meeting.
9. A shoal of fish.
10. A pride of lion.
11. A flock of sheep.
12. A gang of thieves.
13. A bench of judges.
14. A litter of puppies.
15. A bouquet of flowers.
16. A bundle of papers, sticks.
17. A swarm of bees.

18. A pack of cards.


19. A bunch of grapes, bananas, keys.
20. A fleet of ships.
21. A herd of cattle.
22. A set of tools.
23. A constellation, galaxy of stars.
24. A flight of birds, stairs.
25. A grove of trees.
26. An album of photos.
27. An orchard of fruit trees.
28. An army of soldiers.
29. A bevy of beautiful ladies.
30. A brood of chickens.
31. Our school team has won the match.
32. My mother has lost the bunch of keys.
33. The board of director is holding the meeting.
34. A pack of wolves was seen near the railway station.
35. The army of soldiers fought bravely.
c. sort out gender.
Remember = The nouns which are the names of males are called masculine gender.
The nouns which are the names of female are called feminine gender
The nouns which are used both of males and females are called common gender
God, poet, priest, princess, shepherd, shepherdess, lioness, giant, friend, bitch, book, car, animal, uncle,
negro, bull, mother, man, daughter, nephew, niece, inspector, parent, servant, king, father, woman, mare,
singer, thief, enemy.
Masculine =
Feminine =
Common =
Ex. 3. A. Classify nouns into singular countable, plural countable and uncountable noun.

Remember =* Nouns that name things which can be counted are called countable nouns.

Nouns that name things which cannot be counted are called uncountable nouns.
Countable nouns have two numbers. They are singular and plural.
Singular number refers to only one person, thing or place.
Plural number refers to more than one person, thing or place.

Books, pens, cottages, milk, sugar, song, rice, traffic, gold, mosquitoes, watch, thief, armies, watch, brick,
flower, water, tea, ink, glass, copper, jug, glasses,
Cup, table, cupboard.
Singular countablePlural countableUncountable
b. Fill up blanks with the words given in the bracket.
{ little, few, lot of, any, plenty, many, some, all, much, enough }
1. I dont have any book to write.
2. I need some cashes urgently.
3. Dont eat too much sweet.
4. She has a lot of money in her purse.
5. Very few students were absent in the class yesterday.
6. All teachers were invited for party on 5th September.
7. Some of us will attend the session.
8. Many people gathered to help the injured person on the street.
9. How much oil is left?
10. There is plenty of tea in the kettle.
11. Please give me little water.
12. I have enough time to complete my work.
c. Fill up with articles. A, an, the.
1. The plane took off half an hour late.
2. Iron is a useful metal.
3. My uncle gave me a hundred rupee note.
4. The bible is the holy book of Christian.
5. Danish is a tallest boy in our class.
6. The statue of Liberty is in New York.
7. An apple a day keeps a doctor away.
8. The Arabian Sea lies to the west of India.
9. My father is an engineer.

10. Please show me a letter you have received.


Ex. 4. A. Change plurals noun into singular noun and rewrite the sentences.
1. The children brought books.
A. The child brought book.
2. The monkeys were climbing up the trees.
A. The monkey is climbing up the tree.
3. The photos are in the album.
A. The photo is in the album.
4. There are beautiful flowers in the vase.
A. There is beautiful flower in the vase.
5. The policemen caught the robbers.
A. The policeman caught the robber.
6. There are few mice in the mouse trap
A. There is one mouse in the mouse trap.
7. These theories are no longer accepted.
A. This theory is no longer accepted.
8. The books are kept on the shelves.
A. The book is kept on shelf.
9. Cows are grazing in the field.
A. Cow is grazing in the field.
10. The students are reading story books.
A. The student is reading story book.
B. Change singular noun into plural noun and rewrite the sentences.
1. A mosquito spreads disease.
A. The mosquitoes spread diseases.
2. The boy is eating an ice cream.
A. The boys are eating ice cream.
3. The buffalo is sitting near the well.
A. The buffaloes are sitting near the well.
4. The bunny was scared.
A. The bunnies were scared.
5. The child is playing on the beach.
A. The children are playing on the beach.
6. Knife is made of steel.
A. Knives are made of steel.
7. Daughter in law should respect their mother in law.
A. Daughters in law should respect their mothers in law.
8. The commander in chief of the army was brave man.
A. The commanders in chief of the armies were brave men.
9. Do you know the lady and the gentleman standing outside?
A. Do you know the ladies and the gentlemen standing outside?
10. There is beautiful city in the valley.
A. There are beautiful cities in the valleys.
B. Fill up blanks with is, am, are, was, were.
1. The injured man was taken to the hospital.
2. The boy was praised for his honesty.
3. The furnitures in the bedroom are being moved.
4. I am combing my hair in the latest fashion.
5. All family members are watching movie in the hall.
6. The deer are attacked by the wolf.
7. The poor wood man was cutting a tree.

8. A group of pupils were making noise.


9. The children and their nurse were caught in the storm.
10. A large number of people were present at the concert.
Ex. 5. A. Fill up with interrogative pronouns.
{ Remember = who, whom and whose are used for asking questions about persons.
What is used for asking question about things.
Which is used for asking questions about a particular person or thing?}
1. Who are waiting for you?
2. Which of these pens do you like?
3. Whom did you give my message?
4. What is the capital of India?
5. Who came here to see you?
6. What do two and two make?
7. What is the question that you ask?
8. Whose is this pen?
9. Which is your house?
10. Whose car is that?
b. change the underlined noun into pronoun and rewrite the sentences.
1. The Taj Mahal is a magnificent monument. Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan. Shah Jahan built in
memory of Shah Jahans wife Mumtaz Mahal.
A. The Taj Mahal is a magnificent monument. It was built by Shahjahan. He built in memory of his wife
Mumtaz Mahal.
2. Kamlesh lost his pen. Kamlesh searched for pen everywhere.
A. Kamlesh lost his pen. He searched for it ever where.
3. Our neighbours are Punjabi. Our neighbours are very friendly. Everyone likes our neighbour
A. Our neighbours are Punjabi. They are very friendly. Everyone likes them.
c. fill up blanks with Reflexive Pronoun.
Remember = reflexive pronoun are formed by adding self, selves with the personal pronouns.
Reflexive pronoun which are used as the receiver of an action are said to be reflexive pronouns.
1. The boy hurt himself.
2. I myself shall do this.
3. You yourself ruined your family.
4. Anushka hid herself behind a curtain.
5. The doctor himself injected the vaccine into my arm.

6. They themselves heard him saying so.


7. The building collapsed itself.
8. We enjoyed ourselves.
Ex. 6. A. fill up with suitable preposition.
Remember = Preposition is a word which shows the relation between a noun and some other word in a
sentence.
In, into, to, on, upon, at, by, with, of, off, for, since, from, between, among, towards, behind, up, down,
beside.
1. Jhanvi is in the garden.
2. A cat fell into a well.
3. Vansh ran to school.
4. My teacher sat on a bench.
5. The rat sprang upon the table.
6. My mother is at home.
7. Come and sit by me.
8. Kavya lives with her grandparents.
9. Tirth is fond of music.
10. He died of cholera.
11. He fell off his horse.
12. Meet bought this book for Rs. 100.
13. Bijal will join office from tomorrow.
14. There was a quarrel between Isha and Prisha.
15. Divide these chocolates among the students.
16. I go to bed at Ten.
17. Priyanshi is behind her mother.
18. Our house is beyond the hills.
19. Sit down, please.
20. Jeet sat beside his mother.
21. Come and sit by me.
b. Pick out transitive verb and objects of transitive verb.
Remember = A verb which requires an object to complete its sense is called a transitive verb.
1. The boy flew away a kite.
A. transitive verb flew, object kite.
2. Her mother runs a boutique.
A. transitive verb runs, object boutique.
3. Nistha is standing behind the wall.
A. transitive verb standing, object - the wall.
4. He painted the wall green.

5. The dog barked at the stranger.


6. Driver stopped the bus.
7. Birds fly in the sky.
8. The labourer works in the factory.
9. The man pulled the box.
!0. I ate mangoes.
c. Fill up with infinitive verb from given box.
Remember = The infinitive is formed by putting to before the verb.
[ win, attend, operate, work, sing, carry, play, give. ]
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8.

They tried to win the game.


Mr. Rao has gone to attend a meeting.
I dont know how to operate a computer.
She refused to work with us.
He asked me to sing a song.
Please help me to carry this box.
I am learning how to play a piano.
The teacher refused to give us permission.

Ex. 7. Letter writing (Informal) unseen.

B. COMPREHENSION. (unseen) This passage is for practice.


Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions.
There are several species of birds which have wings but cannot fly. They include the African
ostrich, the Australian emu, the kiwi, which is found in New Zealand and the penguin, a sea bird. Ostriches,
emus and kiwis walk or run everywhere. Ostriches are the worlds largest birds and can run very fast. They can
run70 kilometres an hour. Emus can run 50 kilometres an hour and they also swim well. Penguins are strong
swimmers and can swim skillfully with their wings, chasing fish in the seas.
Q. 1. This passage tells us about four species of birds. Which are they?
A.1. This passage tells us about four species of birds. They are the African ostrich, the Australian emu,
the kiwi and penguin.
Q.2. Which is the worlds largest bird?
A.2. Ostriches are the worlds largest birds and can run very fast.
Q.3. How many kilometers can ostriches and Emus run in an hour?
A.3. Ostriches can run 70 kilometres an hour and Emus can run 50 kilometres an hour.
Q.4. Which bird can swim?

A.4. Penguins can swim skillfully with their wings.


C. Essay ( unseen)

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