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5. Re write the following in the reported Speech.
“What is your occupation?” asked the minister. “I do not work at all” said the fool, “ I wonder about God’s kingdom and wherever He places me, there I remain for the day” Seeing the fool’s trust in God, the minister felt kindly towards him and said, “Will you come and live in my place?” The fool asked, “What shall I do there?” “You’ll water my trees and flowers and in exchange you will get food and clothing’, said the minister.
Answer: The minister asked the fool what his occupation was. The fool replied that he did not work at all. He added that he wandered about God’s kingdom and wherever. He placed him, there he remained for the day. Seeing the fool’s trust in God, the minister felt kindly to wards him and asked if he would go and live in his (M) Place. The asked what he would do there. The minister replied that he would water his trees and flower and in exchange he would get food and clothing.
6. Read the following passage and transform the under lined sentences as directed.
a) The orphanage is high in the Carolina mountains (Interrogative)
b) In winter the snowdrifts are so deep that the institution in cut off form the village below (Simple)
c) Fog hides the mountain peaks. (passive)
d) A wind blows so bitterly that the orphanage boys feel severe pain (compound)
e) The orphanage boys who take the milk to the baby cottage reach the door with stiff fingers (Simple)
Answer: a) Isn’t the orphanage high in the Carolina mountains? b) In winter the srowdrifts are too deep. c) The mountain peaks are hidden by fog. d) A wind blows so bitterly and so the orphanage boys feel severe pain. e) The orphanage boys who taking the milk to the baby cottage reach the door with stiff fingers.
7. Complete the following sentence with suitable phrase or clause
a) A sultan wanted to find an honest man who.......
b) So he invited applications and .............
c) He asked for the advice of a wise man because..........................
d) A wise man came and....................
e) The sultan asked him how...................
Answer: a) Would collect taxes in his kingdom.
b) A number of applicants applied for the job.
c) He was unable to choose and hones man.
d) Wanted to help him
e) He could select an honest officer out of the applications.