ENG101 Assignment No. 3 Spring 2012 Solution

Q1. Correct the grammatical mistakes in the following sentences. (5 marks)
1. No less than fifty men were injured in the accident.
2. He is the taller of the two brothers.
3. He would make a better engineer than a doctor.
4. I do not like such movies, which are immoral.
5. Poultry has given him great profit.
Q2. Fill in blanks by using the appropriate connectives. (5 marks)

1. This is _____ a heavy chair that it is not easy to carry. (much, such)
2. I was ___ pleased about the letter that I ran to tell my mother. (so, very)
3. The news is ____wonderful to be believed. (too, to)
4. The main reason I left early was ________ I was bored. (if, because)
5. I was reaching down to pick up my cap just _____ I saw the two snakes. (when, then)

Q3. Identify the given statements as Complete Sentence or Sentence Fragment.
(5 marks)
1. Several small shops went out of business.
2. The nurse pierced my arm four times with a syringe.
3. As it was her first airplane ride.
4. Because there was a gas leak.
5. The small child was always active.
Solution:
Question No.1
1. No less than fifty men were injured in the accident.
2. He is the taller of the two brothers.
3. He would make a better engineer than a doctor.
4.I donot like immoral movies.
5. He has earned benefit through dealing in poultry.
Question No.2
1. This is such a heavy chair that it is not easy to carry.
2. I was so pleased about the letter that I ran to tell my mother.
3. The news is to wonderful to be believed.
4. The main reason I left early was becasue I was bored.
5. I was reaching down to pick up my cap just when I saw the two snakes.
Question No.3
1. Several small shops went out of business. Complete
2. The nurse pierced my arm four times with a syringe.Complete
3. As it was her first airplane ride.Fragment
4. Because there was a gas leak.Fragment
5. The small child was always active.Complete

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