Synthesis of sentences

EXAMINATION QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Combine the following pairs of sentences into a single Sentence:-

A. H.S.L.C. 1996

i) She sang a song. Everybody liked it.

Ans.:- Everybody liked the song she sang.

(ii) He is hardworking. He is also intelligent.

Ans.:- He is both hardworking and intelligent.

 

B. H.S.L.C. 1997

(i) He died young. It was unfortunate.

Ans.:- It was unfortunate that he died young.

(ii) She will do well, I have no doubt about it.

Ans.:- I have no doubt that she will do well.

C. H.S.L.С. 1998

(i) Robin is my friend. He is a journalist.

Ans.:- Robin, who is a journalist, is my friend.

(ii) You insulted him. This is his complaint.

Ans.:- His complaint is that you insulted him.

D. H.S.L.С. 1999

(i) Where has he gone ? Do you know it ?

Ans.:- Do you know where he has gone?

(ii) A boy said this, I know the boy.

Ans.:- I know the boy who said this.

E. H.S.L.C. 2000

(i) What are you making? Let me see.

Ans.:- I want to see what are you making?

(ii) Don’t overeat. You will be ill.

Ans.:- Don’t overeat otherwise you will be ill.

F. H.S.L.C. 2001

(i) He was ignorant of the matter. His ignorance was complete.

Ans.:- He was completely ignorant of the matter

(ii) The man created the trouble. He was arrested by the police.

Ans.:-  The man who created the trouble was arrested by the police.

G. H.S.L.C. 2002

(i) He is very sincere. Everybody in the school says this.

Ans.:- Everybody in the school says that he is very sincere.

(ii) You can start the machine. You have to press this button.

Ans.:- By pressing this button you can start the machine.

H. H.S.L.C. 2003

(i) I have seen you somewhere. I can’t remember where.

Ans.:- I can’t remember where I have seen you.

(ii) You turn these knobs. You can then open the box.

Ans.:- You can open the box by turning these knobs.

I. H.S.L.C. 2004

(a) She opened the cage. She let the bird fly away

Ans.:- Opening the cage, she let the bird fly away.

(b) I cann’t buy a car. I don’t have the money.

Ans.:- I cann’t buy a car for lack of money

J. H.S.L.C. 2005

(a) The earth is round. We can prove it.

Ans.:- We can prove that the earth is round.

(b) We should drop the plan. This is my suggestion.

Ans.:- My suggestion is that we should drop the plan.

K. H.S.L.C. 2006

(a) He will pass. There is no doubt about it.

Ans.:- (a)There is no doubt that he will pass.

(b) My uncle built this bridge. He is an engineer in the P.W.D.

Ans.:- (b) My uncle, an engineer in the P.W.D., built this bridge.

L. H.S.L.C. 2007

(a) The rain will stop. Let us wait till then.

Ans.:- Let us wait till the rain stops.

(b) He is not sincere. He is not honest.

Ans.:- He is neither sincere nor honest.

M. H.S.L.C. 2008

(a) The man created the trouble. He was arrested by the police.

Ans.:-  The man who created the trouble was arrested by the police.

(b) The earth is round. We can prove it.

Ans.:-  We can prove that the earth is round

N. H.S.L.C. 2009

(a) He was innocent. He wanted to prove it.

Ans.:-  He wanted to prove that he was innocent.

(b) He brought the news. The news was not true.

Ans.:- The news he brought was not true.

О. Н.S.L.С. 2010

(a) Where does he live? Do you know it?

Ans.:- Do you know where he lives?

(b) He is innocent. Everybody says this

Ans.:- Everybody says that he is innocent.

Р. Н.S.LC. 2011

(a) The businessman is a miser. He has donated generously today.

Ans.:- (a) Although the businessman is a miser he has donated generously today

(b) Why are you so late? Tell me.

Ans.:- Tell me why you are so late.

Q. H.S.L.С. 2012

(a) I speak the truth. I am not afraid of it.

Ans.:- I am not afraid of speaking the truth.

(b) Walk fast. You will miss the train.

Ans.:- Walk fast otherwise you will miss the train.

R. H.S.L.C. 2013

(a) I have some duties. I must perform them.

Ans.:- I have some duties which I must perform.

(b) This is my friend. His name is John.

Ans.:- This is my friend whose name is John.

S. H.S.L.C. 2014

(a) The bird was very small. It could not fly (use too.. to)

Ans.:- (a) The bird is too small to fly.

(b) He is not intelligent. He is not brave. (use neither….nor)

Ans.:- He is neither intelligent nor brave.

H.S.L.C 2015
(a)I have lost the pen. You gave it to me.
(b) Health is very important. It must not be neglected.
Ans.: (a) I have lost the pen that you had given it to me.
(b) Health is so important that it must not be neglected.

H.S.L.C 2016
(a)The moon is round. It has been proved.
(b) Where does he live? Do you know it?
Ans-(a) It has been proved that the moon is round.
(b) Do you know where he lives?

HSLC 2017
(a)Man is mortal. Everybody knows this.
(b) Walk fast. You will miss the train.
Ans-(a) Everybody knows that man is mortal.
(b) Walk fast or you will miss the train.

HSLC 2018
(a)The boy is not brave. The boy is not intelligent.
(b) The man created the trouble. The man was arrested.
Ans: (a) The boy is not only brave but also intelligent.
(b) The man who created the trouble was arrested.

HSLC 2019
(a)The earth is round. We can prove it.
(b)Where does he live? Do you know it?
Ans:(a) We can prove that the earth is round.
(b) Do you know where he lives.

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