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A Shipwrecked Sailor by Daniel Defoe

 A Shipwrecked Sailor by Daniel Defoe



Textual questions:


Exercise 1


Tick the correct answer from the given alternatives:


(1) Robinson Crusoe was shipwrecked in

(a) 1659 √

(b) 1559

(c) 1359

(d) 1959


(2) Robinson Crusoe used canvas to make a

(a) bed

(b) sail

(c) tent √

(d) curtain


(3) The distance between the stakes Robinson Crusoe drove into the ground was

(a) five inches

(b) seven inches

(c) four inches

(d) six inches √


(4) Crusoe saw some fair weather in the month of

(a) December

(b) November √

(c) September

(d) October


(5) The journey homeward with the fruit parcel took Crusoe

(a) five days

(b) ten days

(c) three days √

(d) four days


Exercise 2


Answer the following questions within fifteen words:


(1) What name did Crusoe give to the dismal island?

Ans.> Island of despair.


(2) Where did he pitch the tent?

Ans.> On the flat of the green, just before the hollow, he resolved to pitch a tent.


(3) How did Crusoe go over the fence?

Ans.> Crusoe used a short ladder to g over the fence.


(4) Why did he keep a journal?

Ans.> He decided to describe his state of affairs in writing.



Exercise 3


Answer the following questions within twenty-five words:

(1) What were the items Robinson Crusoe collected from the wrecked ship?

Ans.> Wood, cable, string, a knife, a gun, a hammock, some canvas, some ink and paper, and some money.


(2) How did Crusoe keep track of the number of days he spent on the island?

Ans.> Crusoe kept track of the number of days he spent on the island by the notches he cast on the post.


(3) In what way did Crusoe make himself a lamp?

Ans.> Crusoe collected a little tallow and a small clay dish and added this with a wick and made a lamp.



Grammar in Use :


Exercise 4


Underline the adverbs and state their kinds:


(a) It is too hot today.

Ans.> Adverb of Time


(b) The girl seldom visits my house.

Ans.> Adverb of Frequency


(c) He searched everywhere for the book.

Ans.> Adverb of place


(d) The boy runs fast.

Ans.> Adverb of Manner



Exercise 5

Underline the clauses in the following sentences and state what kind of clauses they are:


(a) She asked me what my name was.


(b) He is a friend who has always helped me. 


(c) Please enter the room when you are asked to.


(d) That he will win is known to us.


Exercise 6


Identify the following sentences as simple, complex and compound:


(a) They predicted that it would rain. ( complex )


(b) The weather being fine, the children went out to play. ( simple )


(c) Ravi woke up early but he could not reach school on time. ( compound )


(d) Finishing his work, my father returned home. ( simple )


Exercise 7


Do as directed:


(a) Tatar hoped to do well in the examination.(change into a complex sentence)

Ans.> Tatar hoped that he will do well in the examination.


(b) The Headmistress arrived and the meeting began.(change into a complex sentence)

 Ans.> When the Headmistress arrived, the meeting began.


(c) Ayesha was surprised when she heard the news.(change into a simple sentence)

Ans.> Hearing the news Ayesha was surprised.


(d) You must work hard to be successful in life. (change into a compound sentence).

Ans.> You must work hard and you will be successful in life.

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