Sentence structuring Worksheet-5

Sentence structuring Worksheet-5

 

Arrange the words to make a meaningful sentence:

  1. has/ its/ nest/eagle/ the/that/on/crag

A. On that crag the eagle has its nest.

B. The eagle has its nest on that crag.

C. That eagle is nest has on the crag.

D. That crag on the eagle has its nest.

 

  1. that / porcupine / is/ a/ animal/known as

A. That animal known as is a porcupine.

B. That animal is known as a porcupine.

C. That porcupine known as animal is a.

D. That animal is a porcupine known as.

 

  1. artistic / painting / this/ how/ is!

A. This painting is how artistic!

B. How is this painting artistic!

C. Is this painting how artistic!

D. How artistic this painting is!

 

  1. must / always/truth / speak/we/the.

A. Must we always speak the truth.

B. The speak always we must truth.

C. The truth we must always speak.

D. We must always speak the truth.

 

  1. stalked / insect / caught / and/ it/the / the / lizard

A. The lizard the insect stalked and caught it.

B. The insect stalked the lizard and caught it.

C. The lizard stalked the insect and caught it.

D. The insect the lizard stalked and caught it.

 

  1. doctor / advised / me/ my /vitamins/ to/ take/ without fail/ the

A. To take my vitamins without fail the doctor advised me.

B. The doctor advised me to take my vitamins without fail.

C. Without fail to take my vitamins the doctor advised me.

D. Advised me to take my vitamins without fail the doctor.

 

  1. wear / we / cotton/ clothes / thin/ summer / during

A. During summer wear we thin cotton clothes.

B. We wear cotton thin clothes during summer.

C. We wear during summer thin cotton clothes.

D. We wear thin cotton clothes during summer.

 

  1. have / spare / a/ dress / you / do / for/ me?

A. You do have a spare dress for me?

B. You do have a spare dress for me?

C. Do you have a spare dress for me?

D. A spare dress do you have for me?

 

  1. saw / movie/ then had / dinner / we/ a/ at/ restaurant/ and /a

A. We then had dinner at a restaurant and saw a movie.

B. We saw a movie and then had dinner at a restaurant.

C. At a restaurant we saw a movie and then had dinner.

D. We a movie saw and then had dinner at a restaurant.

 

  1. bought / lovely  sari / a / matching /and / bangles /Mina

A. She bought a lovely sari and matching bangles.

B. She bought matching bangles and a lovely sari.

C. Bought she a lovely sari and matching bangles.

D. Matching bangles she bought and a lovely sari.

 

  1. is / game/ chance/ of /cricket/a

A. A chance of game cricket is.

B. A game of chance cricket is.

C. Cricket is a game of chance.

D. A game of cricket chance is.

 

  1. home, / dog / my/ was waiting/ me/ for/ returned/ I / when

A. When I returned home, my dog was waiting for me.

B. Was waiting for me my dog home, I returned when.

C. My dog was waiting for me when I returned home,.

D. Was my dog waiting for me when I returned home,.

 

  1. is / great, / God / He / isn’t?

A. Is God great, isn’t He?

B. God is great, isn’t He?

C. He is great, God isn’t?

D. Is He great, God isn’t?

 

  1. raised / his / bat/ the / batsman/ when / century,/ scored/ a/ he

A. The batsman raised his bat when he scored a century,.

B. When the batsman scored a century, he raised his bat.

C. Raised his bat the batsman scored a century, when he.

D. When he raised his bat the batsman scored a century,

 

  1. will be / if/ comes/ late/ punished/ he / he

A. If he comes late he will be punished.

B. He if comes late will be he punished.

C. He will be punished if he comes late.

D. If comes late he will he be punished.

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

Explanation: This is a statement so we follow the subject – verb – other words order.

 

  1. B

Explanation: This is a statement so we follow the subject – verb – other words order.

 

  1. D

Explanation: This is an exclamatory sentence so follow the object – subject – verb order.

 

  1. D

Explanation: This is a statement so follow the subject – verb – object order.

 

  1. C

Explanation: This is a statement so follow the subject – verb – other words order. Take care that the sentence is also factually correct. Option B cannot be correct factually.

 

  1. B

Explanation: This is a statement so we follow the subject – verb – other words order.

 

  1. D

Explanation: This is a statement so we follow the subject – verb – other words order.

 

  1. C

Explanation: This is a question starting with the helping verb ‘do’ followed by the subject – verb – other words order. Option B is wrong since this is not how we frame questions.

 

  1. B

Explanation: This is a statement so we follow the subject – verb – other words order. Since ‘then had’ is given together ‘dinner’ must come after ‘saw the movie.’

 

  1. A

Explanation: This is a statement so follow the subject – verb – other words order. Option B cannot be correct since matching bangles will be bought only after the sari is bought.

 

  1. C

Explanation: This is a statement so follow the subject – verb – other words order.

 

  1. A

Explanation: This is a statement in two parts. Note the comma which is after ‘home’ and so ‘home’ must be at the end of the first part followed by the main part of the sentence. Thus only option A is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: This sentence has a comma and a question tag and so must be written only as per option B.

 

  1. B

Explanation: This is a statement with two parts. Since the comma is after ‘century’ this word must be in the middle of the sentence and so only option B is the correct answer.

 

  1. C

Explanation: This statement has two parts and there is no comma anywhere, so only option C is correct as the conditional part must come after the main part of the sentence.