1.Choose the correct alternative to complete the following sentences:
a)With the lightest touch, the snail shrinks into its house with –
i)displeasure [✓ ]
ii)pleasure [ ]
iii)pain [ ]
iv)surprise [ ]
b)In its house, the snail lives with –
i)parents [ ]
ii)friends [ ]
iii)relatives [ ]
iv)no one [✓ ]
c)The snail lives his life like a –
i)traveller [ ]
ii)king [ ]
iii)vagabond [ ]
iv)hermit [ ✓ ]
2.State whether the following statements are True or False. Provide sentences/phrases/words in support of your answer:
a)The snail fears to fall from the wall. [False]
Supporting statement: The snail sticks close, nor fears to fall.
b)The snail comes out of his house during a storm. [False]
Supporting statement: Within that house secure he hides/When danger imminent betides/Of storm, or other harm besides of weather.
c)The snail and his house are inseparable. [True]
Supporting statement: As if he grew there, house and all, together.
3.Answer the following questions:
a)What does the snail usually stick itself to?
Ans. The snail usually sticks itself to grass, leaf, fruit and wall.
b)What makes the snail well-satisfied?
Ans. Living in its own whole treasure makes the snail well-satisfied.
c)When does the snail feed faster?
Ans. The snail feeds faster when it finds its opponent.
Grammar in Use
4.Change the following sentences into questions, as directed:
a)Siraj always rises early. (Interrogative sentence using ‘does’)
Ans. Does Siraj always rise early?
b)Joyce is the best singer in the class. (Informative questions using ‘who’)
Ans. Who is the best singer in the class?
c)He saw the rainbow. (Interrogative sentence using ‘did’)
Ans. Did he see the rainbow?
d)I go to school by bus. (Informative question using ‘how’)
Ans. How do I go to school?
5. Write a letter(within 100 words) to the editor of an English daily about the disturbances caused by the thoughtless use of loudspeakers.
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