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GRAMMAR ASSIGNMENT

STD VI (2016-17) FA 3
Ex. I Write the opposite gender:
MASCULINE FEMININE
boy
girl
brother
sister
father
mother
man
woman
nephew
niece
son
daughter
uncle
aunt
husband
wife
king
queen
lord
lady
papa
mama
lad
lass
Mr
Mrs
widower
widow
bridegroom
bride
hero
heroine
monk
nun
bull
cow
cock
hen
colt
filly
dog
bitch
buck
doe
fox
vixen
gander
goose
horse/stallion - mare
ram
ewe
stag
hind
boar
sow
drake
duck
drone
bee
peacock
peahen
bull-calf
cow-calf
cock-sparrow/ hen-sparrow
he-goat
she-goat

MASCULINE
FEMININE
heir
heiress
baron
baroness
host
hostess
priest
priestess
count/earl
countess
shepherd
shepherdess
prince
princess
emperor
empress
god
goddess
hunter
huntress
master
mistress
governor
governess
waiter
waitress
founder
foundress
duke
duchess
lion
lioness
tiger
tigress
wizard
witch
giant
giantess
poet
poetess
inspector
inspectress
jew
jewess
fisherman
fisherwoman
grandfather grandmother
man-servant maid-servant
washerman washerwoman
milkman
milkmaid
stepfather
stepmother
landlord
landlady
stepson
stepdaughter

Common gender: Nouns like baby, child, parent, teacher, pupil, student, person,

doctor,player, cousin, friend, neighbour,tutor, anchor, announcer, organiser,


reporter etc., are of the common gender.
Neuter gender: Nouns like book, pen, chair, car, wood, gold, school, office,
playground,chocolate, quilt, umbrella etc., are of the neuter gender.
(Adverbs of Manner, Place, Time, Frequency, Degree, Interrogative adverbs)
Ex. II. Insert the given adverbs in their correct places:
1. The Principal gave a moving speech. (very)
A. The Principal gave a very moving speech.
2. These flowers start blooming. (early)
A.
3. My friends accepted my invitation. (gladly)
A.
4. The workers repaired these holes. (recently)
A.
5. Miss Jesudasan is very cheerful. (usually)
A.
6. We go to sleep at 10 p.m. (generally)
A.
7. You must read the passage before answering the questions. (twice)
A.
8. My father gets time to read a newspaper. (rarely)
A.
9. Contented persons complain against their fate. (seldom)
A.
10. My father was surprised at my story. (quite)
A.
11. Geeta has to complete her assignment. (still)
A.
12. The winters in Nainital are very cold. (generally)
A.
13. Christmas is celebrated a year. (once)
A.
14. The bus conductor told the old man to buy a ticket. (politely)
A.
15. Uncle John helps anyone. (never)
A.
16. Could you close the door? (kindly)
A.
17. She should reply back. (soon)

A.
18. The man laughed once at the clown. (only)
A.
19. My cousin gave me her earphones . (willingly)
A.
20. Neera spoke to her mother about the detailed plan to go for a movie. (politely)
A.
21. The children listened to the teacher because they found the poem interesting.
(attentively)
A.
22. The devotees prayed for the well-being of all. (silently)
A.
23. The palace appeared to stand against the backdrop of the high mountains.
(magnificently)
A.
24. The girl spoke well and won a prize. (quite)
A.
25. Vineeta finished the project on time. (almost)
A.
Paper Style (FA 3)
(20 Marks)
Q.1. Choose the correct option:
(4)
Q.2. Write true or false:
(3)
Q.3. Fill in the blanks:
(3)
Q.4. a) Write the gender of the following nouns:
(3)
b) Classify the following nouns into Masculine, Feminine, Common, Neuter
gender:
(3)
Q.5. Insert the given adverbs in their correct places:
(4)