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Sunday, June 30, 2013

Test Your Pronouns

1. I really love ....... house. I am so glad we bought it.
(we, us, our, they)
2. This tree belongs to .......... because the roots begin and end in our yard. However you can trim the branches that fall onto your side of the fence.
(ours, yourself, us, we)
3. Those kids should know better. .............. shouldn't tease that boy anymore.
(we, their, our, they)
4. You should be ashamed of ..........! You took chocolate from a baby.
(ourselves, yourself, himself, itself)
5. Grace is an outstanding cook. ............ makes great food !
(her, she, hers, herself)

Friday, June 28, 2013

Test your Question Words

1. ................. one of you is coming to my house later ?
(who, which, why, how)
2. ................. are you going to get home from work ?
(which, who, how, what)
3. .................  is that guy talking to your sister ?
(which, whose, who, whom)
4. She wants to know ............... you like your coffee.
(how, what, which, who)
5. Let me know ............ you hear from your mother.
(who, which, whose, when)

Thursday, June 27, 2013

An attempt to write a poem

At the millennium training, I tried to write a poem. I think it can be used as an additional  reading material for  UP students.

 Suja Ramesh
LPSA, GTWLPS Nadupathy, Palakkad

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Test your Question Tags

       In Stds. VIII , IX and SSLC examinations, questions related to "Question Tags" are common. It is very important as it carries   2- 4 marks in exams like SSLC and other entrance exams. Here is a collection of such questions which will be of great use for the teachers and students.

(If you find any mistakes please bring into notice)

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Dhanush and his pets

Dhanush and his pets

Dhanush has two hens. He has three goats and a cow too. Hens lay eggs everyday. Goats have six kids. Cow gives eight bottles of milk daily. Dhanush loves them very much. He gives lots of food to the hens, goats and the cow. He keeps them clean. He plays with them during holidays.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Test Your Prepositions

Test Your Prepositions

1. I was jogging in the park this morning and saw this dog coming …....... me. It looked he was going to attack me, but he was just trying to reach his owner, who was running right behind me. (onto, beyond, towards)
2. Rahul, your friend is waiting for you …... in the car.
(around, outside, above, against)
3. I heard the sound of glass breaking in the living room and ran to see what had happened. A crow had flown …... the window and broken it.
(for, from, by, against)
4. George, who lives …... that coffee shop, came over to visit you this morning.
(on, by, at, in)
5. I don't know how many times I have told my daughter to look both ways before running …... the street.
(across, along, beside, around)
6. My house is ….... the grocery store and the gas station.
(under, off, among, between)
7. The temperature in Delhi to day is eight degrees …....
(before, below, under, beneath)
8. The cat is sitting …..... the wall.
(on, over, about, underneath)
9. As soon as Ravi heard his boss coming, he jumped …..... his chair and pretended he was working. (inside, under, for, down)
10. Justin lives …... the hill, where all the mansions are there.
(above, unto, onto, up)

Monday, June 17, 2013

Test - Relative Pronouns

Relative Pronouns

1. …..... is that sitting over in the corner ? 
(Who, Whom, Which)
2. I don't understand a word ….... you are talking about. 
(what, that, who)
3. They have a very large house round ….... there are some lovely gargens. 
(that, which, whose)
4. I am looking at the photosgraph ….... you send me with your letter. 
(which, who, whom)
5. There is a new television programme called “....... wants to be millionaire?” 
(Which, What, Who)
6. I think you will see that this is the best museum …..... you can find in the town. 
(that, which, who)
7. The police want to find out …. drove the red car into the shop window. 
(who, who's, whose)
8. did you meet the lady ….. uncle works in the library ? 
(who, whose. Whose's)
9. The person in the house next to mine knows someone ….. met the queen. 
(who, whom, which)
10. The grass, ….... I cut every week, seems to grow very quickly. 
(who, who's, which)

Courtesy to 'Test Your English'

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Test your use of 'Articles'

Fill the blanks with the suitable article:

1. I only want ........... little sugar in my tea please.
     (a, the, such)
2. In ............... end we decided not to go to the cinema nut to watch television. (the, this, an)
3. It is important sometimes to stop and look around you at all the wonderful things ............ (nature, in nature , in the nature)
4. It is ........ book that I have ever read. 
    (funniest, a funniest , the funniest)
5. I want to go to the cinema to see a film about ..........and the French. (France , a France , the France)
6. Can anyone give me .............. please because I have just fallen over. (hand, a hand , the hand)
7. The interesting thing about ......... is all the roads that they built in Britain. (Romans, a Romans , the Romans)
8. She always said that when she grew up she wanted to be .......    ( doctor, a doctor, the doctor)
9. I have left my book in .......... and I would like you to get it for me. (kitchen, a kitchen, the kitchen)
10. Are you studying foreign languages at school, like ......... (French, a French, the French)

Courtesy to 'Test Your English'
Compiled by Rajeev Joseph, Blog Admin

Thursday, June 13, 2013

SCERT First Question Bank 2011 for Classes 5 - 7 - All Subjects

Class V

Class VI

Class VII

SCERT published a question bank in August 2011 and uploaded it in their website. Schools were allowed to download it with a secret user name and password and conduct the First Term Exams that year. During 2012-2013 academic year English Blog had published it and more than 75000 people downloaded and made use of it. Some subjects were missing in that package and English Blog is republishing it including the missing ones.

Thanks to 
Vijo George
Non Teaching Staff
St. Mary's U.P. School Umikuppa