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Thursday 28 July 2016

CBSE 6 - 12 - English Grammar - Kinds Of Sentences (Part 2)


Class (6 - 12) English Grammar - KINDS OF SENTENCES (Part 1)

You may see the first post on Kinds Of Sentences (Part-1)

Based on forms, sentences are of three types:

➊ Simple Sentences

➋ Compound Sentences

➌ Complex Sentences

Simple Sentence: A simple sentence has one subject, one predicate or finite verb.

Rosy runs very fast.

They run very fast.

My friend is very intelligent.

Gold and Platinum are precious metals.

The train was late.

In the above sentences, words in black boxes are subjects while words in green boxes are predicates. See above the sentence "Gold and Platinum...", a conjunction is used to make a single subject.

Compound Sentences: In such sentences two or more co-ordinate clauses (independent of each other) are joined by a conjunction.

Examples are:
❶ Clouds appeared and it became to rain.

❷ You may stay or you may leave.

❸ I waited for the train, but it was late.

❹ The girls went to the disco but did not go to the cinema.

Sunday 5 June 2016

Class (6 - 12) English Grammar - KINDS OF SENTENCES (Part 1)(#eduvictors)(#englishgrammar)


Class (6 - 12) English Grammar - KINDS OF SENTENCES (Part 1)

Sentences based on functions are categorised as follows:

1. Assertive Sentences
2. Interrogative Sentences
3. Imperative Sentences
4. Optative Sentences
5. Exclamatory Sentences

Assertive Sentences

These sentences merely assert an incident or a fact.
The sun is a big star. (Affirmative)
The Taj is a beautiful monument.         (Affirmative)
He is not in Delhi. (Negative)
It does not glow at night.         (Negative)

Sentences that affirm one or the other fact are called affirmative sentences. First two sentences listed above are affirmative ones.

Sentences that negate a fact are called negative sentences. The last two sentences listed above are negative sentences.

Convert the following affirmative sentences into negative sentences by giving negative meaning also.

1. I like him.
2. Banana is a sweet fruit.
3. They play for Delhi Soccer club.
4. We sing a song.
5. He gets up early.

1. I do not like him.
2. Banana is not a sweet fruit.
3. They do not play for Delhi Soccer club.
4. We do not sing a song.
5. He does not get up early.

Wednesday 3 February 2016

CBSE Class 6 - English Grammar Quiz (Worksheet)

English Grammar Quiz

CBSE Class 6 - English Grammar Quiz (Worksheet)


Q1:  __________ always stood first in his class (supply the correct answer).

(a) They
(b) You
(c) We
(d) He

Q2: What is the synonym of word "Haste"?

(a) Hurry
(b) Pleasure
(c) Guard
(d) Repent

Q3: Choose the antonym for word "Wide".

(a) Narrow
(b) Tame
(c) Show
(d) Low

Q4: Pick the gender of 'Boar'

(a) Drake
(b) Filly
(c) Sow
(d) Bride

Q5: I have seen alone. One should _______ be optimistic in life.
(Pick up the correct adverb)

(a) Once
(b) Always
(c) Never
(d) Enough

Wednesday 30 September 2015

CBSE Class 6 - 12: English Grammar - Confusing Sentences

Confusing Sentences

CBSE Class 6 - 12: English Grammar - Confusing Sentences

1. To go to school - to get education.
    e.g. Sheila is going to school. (It means Sheila is studying there).

    To go to the school - to go for other purpose
    e.g. Sheila's father is going to the school. (It means Sheila's father is visiting school for some purpose, may be inquiring about his daughter's progress.)

2.  To go to play - to take part in games

     To go to the play - to go to a theatre.

3. A black and white dog - One dog which is partly black and partly white.

    A black and a white dog - two different dogs - one black in colour while the other is white in colour.

4. Tell me briefly - Tell me in a short time.

    Tell me shortly - Tell me in short.

Wednesday 24 July 2013

CBSE Class 6/7/8/9 - PSA Quiz (English)

PSA Quiz (English)
(Following worksheet was submitted by a student of class 6, Delhi)


Q1: Select the suitable abstract noun:
An honest man’s ________ cannot be doubted.

(a) honesty
(b) dishonesty 
(c) beauty 
(d) reality

Q2: Select the suitable article:

There was ________ meeting in _______ Town Hall yesterday.

(a) the, an 
(b) an, the 
(c) a, the 
(d) the, the

Q3: Select the suitable form of verb given in the bracket:

The dogs _________ (bark) a while ago, but now they are silent.

(a) were barking 
(b) barked 
(c) have been barking 
(d) had been barking

Thursday 14 March 2013

Online English Grammar Quiz Available Basic English Grammar Quiz

200+ MCQs covering 17 topics on English Grammar are available at in quiz form.
You may access the quizzes on the following topics:

Nouns Quiz-1: Test your understanding about different types of Nouns

Nouns Quiz-2: Check your knowledge about cries of animals and birds.

Sunday 30 December 2012

CBSE Class6/7/8 - PUNCTUATION (English Grammar)


CBSE Class6/7/8 - PUNCTUATION (English Grammar)

Rewrite the following sentences after inserting the necessary punctuation marks and use the capital letters, wherever required.

1. will you help me.
2. delhi the capital of india stands on the banks of the river yamuna.
3. mrs jindal knows english hindi urdu bengali tamil and punjabi
4. how beautiful the sky is
5. mother should i stay or leave
6. where do you want to go asked meera
7. she had a banana an apple a sandwich and a cup of coffee for breakfast
8. pardon me o god

Friday 28 December 2012

CBSE Class 6/7/8 - English Grammar - Degrees of Adjectives

Degrees of Adjectives 
CBSE Class 6/7/8 - English Grammar - Degrees of Adjectives

Q: Fill in the blanks with correct degree of adjective:

1. Mohan is _________ than Sohan (wise).
2. This bag is too big; do you have a ________ one? (small)
3. The pears are __________ than the plums. (hard)
4. Mohan is the _________ of the two boys. (tall)
5. Chinese is ___________ than English. (difficult)
6. Saina is one of the ________ badminton player in the world. (good)
7. This is the ___________ painting in the museum. (valuable)

Monday 3 December 2012

CBSE Class6/7/8/9/10/CTET - English Grammar - Articles (Worksheet)


Q: Fill in the blanks with appropriate articles. If there is no need, put a cross mark ()

1. _____ apple is ______ fruit.
2. _____ umbrella is ______ useful thing.
3. My sister got ______ best student award.
4. ____ elephant never forgets.
5. You are ______ hour late.
6. ______ Mumbai Queen is an express train which runs from Pune to Mumbai.
7. William Wordsworth was ______ great poet.
8. London is on ____ Thames.
9. This is _______ first time I have visited _______ village.
10. Do you speak ____ German?
11. I ate _______ apple, ______ egg and _______ loaf of bread.
12. ____ earth moves round ____ sun.

Monday 19 November 2012

CBSE Class 6 - Class 8 - English Grammar - The Conjunction (Worksheet)

The Conjunction (Worksheet)
Class 6/Class7/Class8/Class9/CTET
The Conjunction

Q1: Fill in the blanks with correct Conjunctions from the list given below:

[as soon as,   and,   but,    or,   therefore,   otherwise,    so,    still,    as well as,    since,   (so that)    ]

1. She is noble ____________ kind too.
2. We eat __________ we remain healthy.

3. Raja is poor _____________ he is honest.
4. The sun rose_____________ the fog disappeared.
5.  _________ she saw the tiger, she shouted.

Monday 12 November 2012

English Grammar Quiz - Cries of Animals and Birds

English Grammar Quiz - Cries of Animals and Birds
English Grammar Quiz - Cries of Animals and Birds

Choose the right word  from the given options which correctly expresses the cry of the animal or bird.

Q1: Horses

(a) bleat
(b) neigh
(c) howl
(d) squeak

Q2: Frogs

(a) squeal

(b) croak
(c) grunt
(d) cluck

Monday 24 September 2012

Numbers in Idioms

Numbers in Idioms

❶. at first sight
(meaning: immediately)
It was nothing special about him at first sight.

❷. on second thought
(meaning: reconsider something)
I was going to buy a new car. On second thought, I decided to buy an old one.

❸. second to none
(meaning: better than anything)
The music store is second to none. Here you get everything from classical to Jazz.

Tuesday 7 August 2012

Colours in Idioms

A red carpet welcome

Colours in Idioms

Colours play an important role in our lives. Colours in idioms convey different meanings. Here is a list of few idioms on colours

➊. Black Market: an underground market where things are bought or sold illegally.

e.g. You can get forty two inch LCD television much cheaper at the black market but there is no guarantee about its parts.

➋. Out of the blue: an unexpected event.

e.g. Shyam has not been working since January. Last week a job offer came out out of the blue.

Wednesday 11 July 2012

Plurals with Different Meanings

Some Nouns have same meaning in singular form but have different meanings in plural form.

A few are listed here:

  1. Hues
  2. Regiment (unit of army)
  1. Magnetic compasses used for navigation
  2. Instruments used in geometry

Saturday 30 June 2012

Comparitive Idioms

Comparative Idioms

While comparing two things, we use expressions like 'as ... as', these expressions are called comparative idioms. Generally used to reflect personality type of a thing or a person.

1.  As bitter as gall
2.  As black as coal
3.  As blind as a bat
4.  As bold  as a lion

Thursday 21 June 2012

Plural Nouns With No Singular Form

Nouns never used in Singular form

1. Articles of Dress e.g. Trousers, pants, pyjamas, shorts, clothes, jeans etc.

2. Instruments consisting of two identical parts or forming a pair
    e.g. scissors, spectacles, glasses, pliers etc.

Sunday 17 June 2012

Collective Names (Collective Nouns)

Squad of Tourists?

Collective Nouns

Colony of Ants
Congress of Baboons
Herd of Elephants
Pack of Bears
Pad of Paper
Hive of Bees
Swarm of Bees 
Flight of Birds
Flock of Birds