Monday, December 3, 2012

Transformation of sentence

Read the following passage and transform the underlined sentences as directed:

Set-1
(a) Cricket is a very exciting game. (Exclamatory) (b) People of all ages enjoy this game very much. (Passive). (c) At present cricket is one of the most popular games in our country. (Comparative) (d) Though cricket is a very costly game, people of all classes get a great deal of delight playing and witnessing it (simple). (e) Bangladesh is a test playing country its standard in not high. (Complex)
Set-2
(a) Truthfulness is the greatest of all virtues in a man. (Comparative) It means the quality of speaking the truth. (b) Although it may not make one rich, it brings peace of mind. (Compound) (c) Everybody respects a truthful person (Interrogative). He/she cannot commit vice. (d) Who does not love a truthful person? (Passive) Many persons in the world have become great by virtue of truthfulness. (e) Truthfulness may lead the whole world to peace and happiness. (Complex)
Set-3
(a) The Padma is one of the biggest rivers in Bangladesh (Comparative). (b) When it is summer; it becomes emaciated (simple). (c) During the rainy season it assumes a terrible shape. (Complex) (d) Everybody knows this. (Interrogative) (e) Tourists from home and abroad visit its shore to enjoy themselves. (Complex)

Answers :
Set-1:
(a) What an exciting game cricket is!
(b) This game is enjoyed very much by the people of all ages.
(c) At present, cricket is more popular than most other games in our country.
(d) Inspite of cricket being very costly game, people of all classes get a great deal of delight playing and witnessing it.
(e) Though Bangladesh is a test playing country, its standard is not high.
Set-2:
(a) Truthfulness is greater than all other virtues in a man.
(b) It may not make one rich, but it brings peace of mind.
(c) Who doesn’t respect a truthful person?
(d) By whom is a truthful man not loved?
(e) It is truthfulness which may lead the whole world to peace and happiness.
Set-3:
(a)The Padma is bigger than most other rivers in Bangladesh.
(b) During summer it becomes emaciated.
(c) When it is the rainy season, it assumes a terrible shape.
(d) Who does not know this?
(e) Tourists from home and abroad visit its shore so that they can enjoy themselves.



1.Read the following passage and transform the underlined sentences as directed in brackets.

Industry is the key to success. (a) No one can prosper in life without industry (Affirmative). (b) We have to work hard to earn money or to acquire knowledge (Complex). (c) Those who are idle always lag behind (Simple). (d) People say that those who are hard-working see the light of prosperity in life (Passive). (e) So in the society women work as much as men (Comparative).

Ans. Transformation of sentences:

(a) One can prosper in life by industry.

(b) We have to work hard so that we can earn money or acquire knowledge.

(c) The idle always lag behind.

(d) It is said that those who are hard-working see the light of prosperity in life.

(e) So in the society men do not work more than women.

2.Read the following passage and transform the underlined sentences as directed in brackets.

Information technology is a wonderful invention. (a) There are many things that can be included in technology (simple). (b) Computer has pushed the modern age a step ahead (Complex). (c) It can do many things (Interrogative). Internet is the latest invention in the communication system. (d) In the field of technology, science will go far and make much more progress (Simple). (e) As man is curious, he will try to invent new things (Compound).

Ans.Transformation of sentences:

(a) Many things can be included in technology.

(b) It is computer that has pushed the modern age a step ahead.

(c) Can't it do many things?

(d) In the field of technology, science will go far making much more progress.

(e) Man is curious and he will try to invent new things.
3.Read the following passage and transform the underlined sentences as directed in brackets.

(a) One can prosper in life by working hard (Negative). (b) We have to work hard to gain fame or to earn money (Complex). (c) Those who are idle always lag behind. (Simple) (d) Idle people are nothing but the burden of the society (Simple). (e) They give nothing to the country (Interrogative).

Transformation of sentences:

(a) None can prosper in life without working hard.

(b) We have to work hard so that we can gain fame or earn money.

(c) The idle always lag behind.

(d) Idle people are the burden of the society.

(e) Do they give anything to the country?

4.Read the following passage and transform the underlined sentences as directed in brackets.

(a) Everybody believes that education is the backbone of a nation (Simple). (b)No nation can prosper neglecting education (Complex). (c) It is more powerful than anything else (Superlative). (d) Only education can give us the light of knowledge (Negative). (e) So everybody should realize it (Passive).

Transformation of sentences:

(a) Everybody believes education to be the backbone of a nation.

(b) It is education neglecting which no nation can prosper.

(c) It is the most powerful thing.

(d) Nothing but education can give us the light of knowledge.

(e) So it should be realized by everybody.

5.Read the following passage and transform the underlined sentences as directed in brackets.

Bangladesh is a land of scenic beauty (a) Cox's Bazar is the longest sea-beach in the world (Positive). (b) Everybody knows this (Interrogative). (c) The tourists from home and abroad visit this beach (Passive). (d) They come here to enjoy themselves (Complex). (e) Our government is going to take some steps to make it more attractive (Passive).

Transformation of sentences:

(a) No other sea-beach in the world is as long as Cox's Bazar.

(b) Who does not know this?

(c) This beach is visited by the tourists from home and abroad.

(d) They come here so that they can enjoy themselves.(e) Some steps are going to be taken by our government to make it more attractive.

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