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1 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School EXERCISE 7 FOR HIGH SCHOOL

2 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School Put the proper Collective nouns 1. A ____ of judges will decide on the winning entry. 2. Several ____ of apartments were built to solve the housing problem. 3. You have to go up a ____ of stairs to reach the bedrooms. 4. Looking down through the windows of the plane we could see a ____ of islands amidst a large ____ of water. 5. Several ____ of paper fluttered to the floor as a ____ of wind blew through the window. 6. A ____ of people gathered around the scene of the accident. There was a ____of blood on the road beside the overturned car.

3 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 1. A panel of judges will decide on the winning entry. 2. Several rows of apartments were built to solve the housing problem. 3. You have to go up a set of stairs to reach the bedrooms. 4. Looking down through the windows of the plane we could see a stretch of islands amidst a large body of water. 5. Several sheets of paper fluttered to the floor as a gust of wind blew through the window. 6. A group of people gathered around the scene of the accident. There was a stain of blood on the road beside the overturned car.

4 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 7. Janet went to the shop and bought a ____ of milk, four ____ of flour, a ____ of bread and a ____ of tomato sauce. 8. Among the presents she received were a ____ of cloth, a ____ of perfume, a____ of glasses and a ____ of flowers. 9. The ____ stood up as the head of Ministers filed into the conference room. 10. A ____ of sunlight penetrated through the window and shone on a ____ of fruit on the table.

5 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 7. Janet went to the shop and bought a jug of milk, four bags of flour, a loaf of bread and a bottle of tomato sauce. 8. Among the presents she received were a piece of cloth, a bottle of perfume, a pair of glasses and a bunch of flowers. 9. The audience stood up as the head of Ministers filed into the conference room. 10. A beam of sunlight penetrated through the window and shone on a bunch of fruit on the table.

6 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School Choose the correct word and complete the sentence 1.The door is always ______ so that anyone can walk in anytime. (A)bare (B)vacant (C)open (D)plain 2. All the teachers are ______ about Patty's poor results in the trial examination. (A)bothered (B)concerned (C)troubled (D)interested 3. Grandfather tells us such ______ stories that we often sleep very late, listening to them. (A)dismal (B)interesting (C)flat (D)ordinary 4. The jury deliberated the matter ______ for more than seven hours before returning a verdict of "Not Guilty". (A)thoroughly (B)efficiently (C)completely (D)totally 5. This little town is ______ for its friendly people and their hospitality. (A)notorious (B)celebrated (C)famous (D)illustrious

7 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 1.The door is always open so that anyone can walk in anytime. 2. All the teachers are concerned about Patty's poor results in the trial examination. 3. Grandfather tells us such interesting stories that we often sleep very late, listening to them 4. The jury deliberated the matter thoroughly for more than seven hours before returning a verdict of "Not Guilty". 5. This little town is famous for its friendly people and their hospitality

8 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 6. Sperling is certainly not as ______ as he was years ago. (A)occupied (B)engaged (C)active (D)animated 7. At the party there were ______ people whom I had not met before. (A)alien (B)novel (C)different (D)unfamiliar 8. You have to drive carefully here. The road is ______ at the junction. (A)slippery (B)tricky (C)unstable (D)unreliable

9 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 6. Sperling is certainly not as active as he was years ago. 7. At the party there were unfamiliar people whom I had not met before. 8. You have to drive carefully here. The road is slippery at the junction.

10 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School Fill in the blanks with 'many', 'much', 'a few', or 'a little' 1. He told me that ______ guests would be arriving today. As we don't have ______ room in our house, he is taking them to a hotel. 2. Put ______ corn flour in the gravy to thicken it. Simmer the gravy for ______ minutes before taking it off the stove. 3. There are quite ______ old coins in my collection. I wonder how ______ they are worth now. 4. She has ______ more dresses to sew, but there is only ______ thread left on the reel. 5. The bank is just ______ kilometers from here. It won't take you ______ time to get there. 6. Not ______ people attended the church wedding, but ______ turned up at the luncheon. We couldn't help feeling ______ disappointed at this attitude of the guests.

11 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 1. He told me that many guests would be arriving today. As we don't have much room in our house, he is taking them to a hotel. 2. Put a little corn flour in the gravy to thicken it. Simmer the gravy for a few minutes before taking it off the stove. 3. There are quite a few old coins in my collection. I wonder how much they are worth now. 4. She has many more dresses to sew, but there is only a little thread left on the reel. 5. The bank is just a few kilometers from here. It won't take you much time to get there. 6. Not many people attended the church wedding, but many turned up at the luncheon. We couldn't help feeling a little disappointed at this attitude of the guests.

12 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 7. Use ______ ink-remover to get the stains off your shirt. 8. I shan't take ______ of your time. I've got ______ matters to clear up with you. 9. We couldn't buy ______ meat from the butcher as he had only ______ left. 10. Dab ______ perfume behind your ears, but don't use too ______ as the scent can be overpowering. 11. ______ money is being spent to construct the road, which will be ready in ______ months' time. 12. Quite ______ trees were blown down in the storm last night. ______ workers were trying to clear them off the road this morning. 13. Not ______ iron ore was exported last month. Unless production improves, ______ workers will be unemployed soon.

13 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 7. Use a little ink-remover to get the stains off your shirt. 8. I shan't take much of your time. I've got a few matters to clear up with you. 9. We couldn't buy much meat from the butcher as he had only a little left. 10. Dab a little perfume behind your ears, but don't use too much as the scent can be overpowering. 11. Much money is being spent to construct the road, which will be ready in a few months' time. 12. Quite a few trees were blown down in the storm last night. Many workers were trying to clear them off the road this morning. 13. Not much iron ore was exported last month. Unless production improves, many workers will be unemployed soon.

14 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 14. How ______ days are there before the National day celebrations ? My brother can't help feeling ______ excited about taking part in the celebrations. 15. There are ______ caterpillars on the leaves of the lime tee. Try spraying ______ insecticide on the tree. 16. How ______ rice is there in the pot ? We need only ______ to feed the cat. 17. There were not ______ oranges to choose from. We bought ______ which we thought were not sour. 18. He can't speak ______ of our language as he comes from abroad. He needs _______ more time to adjust himself to this country. There will be ______ chances for him to practice speaking.

15 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 14. How many days are there before the National day celebrations ? My brother can't help feeling a little excited about taking part in the celebrations. 15. There are many caterpillars on the leaves of the lime tee. Try spraying a little insecticide on the tree. 16. How much rice is there in the pot ? We need only a little to feed the cat. 17. There were not many oranges to choose from. We bought a few which we thought were not sour. 18. He can't speak much of our language as he comes from abroad. He needs a little more time to adjust himself to this country. There will be many chances for him to practice speaking.

16 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School Each of the sentences contains one Preposition error. Correct the errors 1. I tried to interrupt into their conversation but was told on. 2. It is important to take pride of whatever we do on life. 3. I left home at Sunday morning to catch a flight for England. 4. He was scolded from the teacher for failing to pass the test. 5. For all that excitement. I had forgotten to take my present for him. 6. My parents are not in good terms so we tried to patch things on. 7. I accused her with stealing my wallet but she insisted about her innocence.

17 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 1. I tried to interrupt their conversation but was told off. 2. It is important to take pride in whatever we do in life. 3. I left home on Sunday morning to catch a flight to England. 4. He was scolded by the teacher for failing to pass the test. 5. In all that excitement, I had forgotten to take my present from him. 6. My parents are not on good terms so we tried to patch things up. 7. I accused her of stealing my wallet but she insisted on her innocence.

18 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 8. I sympathize for you over your mother's death. 9. He is one of the best players of Singapore and he takes pride of it. 10. In ten o'clock in the morning. I went to the beach to catch fish by my net.

19 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 8. I sympathize with you over your mother's death. 9. He is one of the best players in Singapore and he takes pride in it. 10. At ten o'clock in the morning. I went to the beach to catch fish with my net.

20 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School Sentence connectors 1. No one expected ______ Felix ______ Ben to be selected. They must be extremely happy. (A)neither... nor (B)both... and (C)both... or (D)not only... and 2. I don't think we can make it ______ you pitch in. (A)if (B)unless (C)and (D)and yet 3. ______ night fell, the children packed their things and were ready to leave. (A)Despite (B)Unless (C)As (D)For 4. They did not do well in the physical test. ______, they were accepted. (A)Yet (B)Consequently (C)Thus (D)Therefore 5. We mentioned it to him ______ we ran into him outside the school. (A)when (B)whenever (C)where (D)wherever

21 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 1. No one expected both Felix and Ben to be selected. They must be extremely happy. 2. I don't think we can make it unless you pitch in. 3. As night fell, the children packed their things and were ready to leave. 4. They did not do well in the physical test. Yet they were accepted. 5. We mentioned it to him when we ran into him outside the school.

22 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 6. They were told to practice more ______ they would face elimination in the final game. (A)or (B)and (C)so (D)but 7. _______ the blue dress ______ the yellow one look cheap. I like neither. (A)Either... or (B)Neither... nor (C)Both... or (D)Both... and 8. ______ we comforted her, she could not seem to get over the bad experience. (A)Although (B)For (C)Since (D)Therefore

23 © 2014 wheresjenny.com Exercise 7 for High School 6. They were told to practice more or they would face elimination in the final game. 7. Both the blue dress and the yellow one look cheap. I like neither. 8. Although we comforted her, she could not seem to get over the bad experience.


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