Complete the following sentences using appropriate verbs or pronouns.

1. The average Indian family …………………………………… now smaller and richer
than it was 50 years ago.
2. The team ………………………………….. in Milan this weekend.
3. The committee ……………………………………… divided on this issue.
4. The class …………………………………………… a bright one.
5. The class …………………………………….. a mixed lot.
6. The team ……………………………………….. on the field. It has a good chance of
winning.
7. The jury ……………………………………… still debating the case.
8. His family …………………………………. living in various parts of Chennai.
9. The team …………………….. posing for a photograph.
10. The team …………………….. signing autographs.

CHOOSE THE CORRECT OPTION:

1. A _______ of playing cards

flock

2. A shoal of ______
3. A _____ of keys
4. A ______ of events.

pack
fish

birds

bunch

group

group

series

5. A choir of ______

singers

6. An army of _____

ants

birds

7. A pack of ______

cats

dogs

8. A swarm of ______

bears

painters

bees

9. A herd of ______

elephants

10. A bunch of _____

apples

There is, there are
1. _________ a tree in our garden.
2. _________ a girl called Tabatah in my class.
3. _________ cows in the field.
4. _________ some very big ships in the harbor today.
5. _________ fish for dinner.
6. _________ a girl in my class who can walk on her hands.

lions
bananas

_________ nothing to do when it rains. _________ (not) a gorilla in the tree. _________ a cinema in my town? 1. _________ (not) a hole in the floor. _________ some dictionaries in the library. _________ many schools in Fuengirola. 9. 6. _________ some posters in my office. 8. 4. 8. 11. _________ cat sitting on the bench. _________ 30 desks in the hotel. In our park _________ some great things to play on. _________ a lot of traffic in Valencia. _________ (not) a tram station in Alhaurin de la Torre. 10. _________ anywhere to park around here? . 12. _________ some blue fish in the ocean. _________ (not) a swimming pool in town. _________ any plants in that garden? 20. 13. 18. _________ a tree in the field? 19. _________ any children in the park? 10. _________ a blackboard in the classroom. _________ a computer in the classroom. In our park _________ a fountain where we can drink water. _________ some fantastic beaches at the Costa del Sol. 7. _________ a CD player in my bedroom.7. 2. _________ (not) a snake in the window. 17. _________ an eel in the aquarium? 9. 3. 5. 11. 12. 14. _________ many animals in the Zoo. 16. 15.

14. 11. _________ a drink in the fridge. 16. _________ eight students in my class. 20. _________ (not) a TV in my kitchen. 2. 6. 4. _________ (not) enough time to finish everything. _________ a magazine on the floor. _________ (not) many tigers left in the world. 17. _________ any public buses in Los Angeles. 17. _________ nobody here. 8. _________ a lot of noise coming from next door. 3. 5. _________ life on Mars? 16. _________ a lot of people coming to the party. 10. _________ a bank near here? 15. _________ enough time to finish? 15. 12. _________ (not) a phone in the bedroom. _________ anyone here who wants to volunteer? 18. _________ a fly in my soup. 14. There is. _________ five pencils in the box. _________ a café around here? . _________ some books on the table. 9. 13. 7. _________ many windows in the room? 19. there are 1. _________ two chairs in the living room. _________ a van in the garage. _________ many stars in the sky. _________ seven days in a week.13. _________ only one way to solve this problem.

3. The number of people lined up for tickets was/were four hundred.18. There ______ a lot of rain last night. There ______ a lot of work to do There _____ someone waiting to see you. There ______ a playground at the end of the street. There ______ an accident. 2. Choose the correct word in each sentence 1. 4. There _____ a lot of people shouting and waving. A number of suggestions was/were made. There ______ a meeting this evening. It will start at seven. _________ a party at 9 0´clock. 19. 5. _________ an apple on the table. _____ number of people we need to hire _____ thirteen. . There is/are a number of important announcements in the bulletin. There ______ nothing to do in the village. There ______ fairies at the bottom of the garden. There ______ must have been more than five hundred in the audience. _____ number of people _____ written in about this subject. 20. I hope no one is hurt. There______ plenty to read in the apartment There ______ nothing to watch on television. _________ many trees near my house.

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A NUMBER OF / THE NUMBER OF .