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EXERCISE 10

Q.1. Rewrite the following sentences changing the Verb into the Future Tense:
(i) I reached the station after the train had left.
Ans. I shall reach the station before the train leaves.

(ii) The log of wood broke and they fell into the ditch.
Ans. The log of wood will break and they will fall into the ditch.

(iii) They bound his hand and foot and held him fast.
Ans. They will bind his hand and foot and hold him fast.

(iv) I broke the lock open and got into the room.
Ans. I shall break the lock open and get into the room.

(v) The gardener was watering the plants.
Ans. The gardener will be watering the plants.

(vi) You have really committed a blunder.
Ans. You will have really committed a blunder.

(vii) He found her weeping bitterly.
Ans. He will find her weeping bitterly.

Q.2. Correct the following sentences :
(i) He has left for his native village yesterday.
Ans. He left for his native village yesterday.

(ii) I had completed the work.
Ans. I completed the work.

(iii) He told me that he has solved all the sums.
Ans. He tells me that he has solved all the sums.

(iv) I informed you about this before.
Ans. I had informed you about this before.

(v) I know you for many years.
Ans. I have known you for many years.

(vi) She had seen a lion in the circus.
Ans. She saw a lion in the circus.

(vii) He is pass in English and is fail in Mathematics.
Ans. He passes in English but fails in Mathematics 

(viii) If you help me, I give you a reward.
Ans. If you help me, I will give you a reward.

(ix) It is raining heavily since a week.
Ans. It has been raining heavily for a week.

(x) The patient died before the doctor arrived.
Ans. The patient had died before the doctor arrived.

(xi) He will meet me as soon as he will return.
Ans. He will meet me as soon as he returns.

(xii) The teacher punished the boys because they are making a noise.
Ans. The teacher punished the boys because they were making a noise.

Common Errors in the Use of Verbs

 Incorrect Correct
 1. He is pass in English. He passes in English.
 2. Bum the lamp. Light the lamp.
 3. When will you give the test ? When will you take the test ?
 4. The teacher will take our test in English next week. The teacher will give us a test in English next week.
 5. I am ill for four days. I have been ill for four days.
 6. She gave a speech. She made a speech.
 7. Our team made two goals. Our team scored two goals.
 8. I wish I was young again. I wish I were young again !
 9. He talks as if he is mad. He talks as if he were mad.
 10. What make you laugh ?What makes you laugh ?
 11. I hanged my coat on the peg. I hung my coat on the peg.
 12. The murderer was hung. The murderer was hanged*.
 13. Two and two makes four. Two and two make four.
 14. They have come this morning.They came this morning.
15. He was so thirsty that he drunk all the milk. He was so thirsty that he drank all the milk.
 16. I hope he will fail. I fear he will fail
 17. I saw into the bus, but looked none. I looked into the bus, but saw none.
 18. He works hard lest he should not fail. Our He works hard lest he should fail.
 19. Our hen has given ten eggs. Our hen has laid ten eggs.
 20. He fell off the roof and died. He fell off the roof and was dead.

* In the past form, ‘Hanged’ is used in the sense of awarding ‘capital punishment’ suspending by the neck until dead.
→ The murderer will be hanged tomorrow.
→ He took off his coat and hung it on a peg.
** ‘Not’ is included in ‘lest. ‘Lest’ = in order that—not.


EXERCISE 11

Q.1. Fill in the blanks choosing one word for each blank from the box. You may use a word or phrase more than once.

 knocked, Injured, had died, was reading, died, was turning, sat, slipped, was  mowing, crossed, arrived.

(i) He ________ the room and ________ down in the chair.
Ans. Crossed, sat

(ii) As he ________ around the road, a bus ________ him down.
Ans. Was turning, knocked

(iii) He ________ and ________ his leg.
Ans. Slipped, injured

(iv) The passenger ________ a newspaper.
Ans. Was reading

(v) He was seventy years old when he ________ .
Ans. Died

(vi) The doctor came after the patient ________ .
Ans. Had died

(vii) I noticed that his hair ________ grey.
Ans. Was turning

(viii) When we ________ he ________ the lawn.
Ans. Arrived, was mowing


EXERCISE 12

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line. Write the error along with the correction. Do not forget to underline the correction.
(i) Last night a dozen armed men enter a house. (a) _______
Ans.
Enter — entered

(ii) They were arm with sticks. First they (b) _______
Ans.
Arm — armed

(iii) Attack the owner. When he resisted, he (c) _______
Ans. 
Attack — attacked

(iv) Was beat up with the sticks. They (d) _______
Ans.
Beat — beaten

(v) Loots cash and ornaments. They had . (e) _______
Ans.
  Loot — looted

(vi) Lock him in a bathroom. (f) _______
Ans. Lock — locked


EXERCISE 13

Rearrange the following to make meaningful sentences :
(i) Sudhir / coming / Tuesday / on / is.

Ans. Sudhir is coming on Tuesday.

(ii) Be given / he / a thrashing / should
Ans. He should be given a thrashing.

(iii) They / in / the doctor / called
Ans. They called in the doctor.

(iv) The President / the prizes / away / gave
Ans. The President gave away the prizes. 

(v) I / my friends / a sad farewell / bade
Ans. I bade my friends a sad farewell.

(vi) Elected / President / Gopal / we.
Ans. We elected Gopal President.


MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

Q.1. Read the statements given below and choose the correct option
I. Identify as directed :
(i) The Simple Present Tense

(a) Is going to
(b) Sings
(c) Flew
(d) Both (a) and (b)
Ans. (b) Sings

(ii) The Simple Past
(a) Grew
(b) Grow
(c) Grown
(d) Both (a) and (b)
Ans. (a) Grew

(iii) The Future
(a) Will do
(b) Done
(c) Do
(d) Doing
Ans.(a) Will do

II. Form the sentences with the given verb :
(iv) Have (Future Continuous Form).
(a) I having done the work, went out
(b) Having done the work, I went
(c) We will be having a rich meal
(d) We will have a rich meal
Ans. (c) We will be having a rich meal

(v) Wait (Past Perfect Continuous)
(a) They were waiting
(b) They had been waiting for us
(c) They have been waiting for us
(d) Both (a) and (b)
Ans. (b) They had been waiting for us

III. Choose the correct option :
(vi) Present Tense is used to express
(a) recent completed action
(b) action happening now
(c) habitual action
(d) both (a) and (b)
Ans. (c) habitual action

(vii) I will be seeing him tomorrow
(a) Future Indefinite
(b) Present Continuous
(c) Future Continuous
(d) Both (a) and (b)
Ans. (c) Future Continuous

(viii) For the future planned action, we use :
(a) I will be going
(b) I can go
(c) I should go
(d) I must go
Ans. (a) I will be going

(ix) I have lived here for 10 years ; means
(a) action began in the past and continues in the present
(b) action began in the past and continues in the future
(c) action is complete now
(d) both (a) and (b)
Ans. (a) I will be going

(x) Past Perfect is used when an action was completed before another action:
(a) The patient died before the doctor came
(b) The patient had died before the doctor came
(c) The patient has died before the doctor came
(d) both (a) and (b)
Ans. (b) The patient had died before the doctor came

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