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Std.10-State Board-Textual Grammar

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Lesson: An Encounter of a Special Kind


1. My father was a medical professional. (Add a question tag)
2. My father was a medical professional. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)

3. My father was a medical professional. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
4. They had all become a part and parcel of our existence. (Identify the tense)
5. They had all become a part and parcel of our existence. (Rewrite using ‘Simple Past Tense’)

6. Our house was in a corner of the campus. (Choose the correct question tag)
i. was it?   ii. wasn’t he?  iii. wasn’t it?

7. The officer’s club was adjacent to the boundary wall of our garden. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
8. The magnificent trees constantly attracted squirrels. (Begin the sentence with ‘Squirrels…….’/Change the voice)
9. The holidays provided an opportunity for me. (Rewrite using ‘Present Perfect Continuous Tense’)
10. The holidays provided an opportunity for me. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)

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Lesson: Be Smart


1. Champions aren’t made in gyms. (Add a question tag)
2. We shall not achieve our goals if we do not take action to achieve them. (Use ‘unless’)

3. Setting goals has two valuable assets. (Rewrite using infinitive of the underlined word)
4. Experts recommend a five step approach. (Choose the correct question tag)
i. doesn’t it?   ii. do they?  iii. don’t they?

5. We can’t become a President. (Rewrite using ‘unable to’)
6. Building expertise takes time, so expecting to become an expert in a short amount of time is unrealistic. (Use ‘because’)
7. We must have the clear picture in mind and must have the ability to adhere to that picture. (Use ‘not only…..but also’)

8. They spark off imagination and encourage us to define. (Use ‘not only…..but also’)
9. If we don’t put anything in, we can’t get anything out. (Use ‘unless’)

10. It is important to create goals that are within one’s current skill set. (Pick out the infinitive)

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Lesson: His First Flight


1. His father and mother had come around calling to him. (Add a question tag)
2. His father and mother had come around calling to him. (Identify the tense)
3. He had watched his parents flying about with his brothers and sister. (Rewrite using Past Perfect Continuous Tense)
4. He felt the heat because he had not eaten since the previous nightfall. (Use ‘so’)
5. He saw his two brothers and his sister lying on the plateau. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
6. He saw a vast green sea. (Begin the sentence with ‘A vast green sea…….’/Change the voice)
7. He dropped his legs to stand on the green sea. (Pick out the infinitive)
8. He could feel the tips of his wings. (Rewrite using ‘able to’)
9. He was soaring gradually downwards and outwards. (Identify the tense by choosing correct option)
i. Simple Past Tense    ii. Perfect Continuous Past Tense    iii. Continuous Past Tense
10. He turned his beak sideways and cawed amusedly. (Use ‘not only…..but also’)

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Lesson: The Boy Who Broke the Bank


1. He used the small broom hurriedly and carelessly. (Rewrite using Past Continuous Tense)
2. I haven’t even received my regular pay. (Add a question tag)

3. “I don’t wish to talk about it,” complained the sweeper-boy. (Change into indirect speech)
4. He’s with the bank just now but they aren’t giving him his pay. (Use ‘Though’)
5. A large shady tamarind tree grew at one end of the bazaar. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
6. Mrs. Bhushan was fanning herself with a large handkerchief. (Identify the tense)

7. If they can’t pay the sweeper, they must be in a bad way. (Use ‘unless’)
8. Mrs. Bhushan said, “I’ve been looking for you for almost an hour.” (Change into indirect speech)
9. He declared that the bank had plenty of money. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)

10. He urged them to go home and come back the next day. (Use ‘not only…..but also’)

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Lesson: An Epitome of Courage


1. This perplexed him and he went to see his family doctor. (Pick out the Infinitive)
2. The study of “black holes” sparked his imagination. (Begin the sentence with ‘His imagination…….’/Change the voice)
3. Dr. Hawking is a very humble man. (Make it negative)
4. The University of Oxford did not have a course in Mathematics so he opted to study physics instead. (Use ‘because’)
5. He began studying the concept of “Black Holes”. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
6. He made many epoch-making statements. (Identify the tense)
7. Dr. Hawking is one of the greatest scientists of this century. (Change the degree)

8. His book “A Brief History of Time” is one of the best-selling books of our times. (Change the degree)
9. His writing is full of wit and humour. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)

10. Stephen started noticing that he was becoming increasingly clumsy. (Rewrite using infinitive of the underlined word)

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Lesson: Book Review- Swami and Friends


1. I would rather give a glance into the book without mentioning any events. (Add a question tag)

2. Swami is a talkative little kid. (Make it negative)
3. Swami is a kid who cannot stay at one place. (Use ‘unable to’)
4. This was the life of a typical boy. (Choose the correct question tag)
i. was it?   ii. wasn’t this?  iii. wasn’t it?
5. The book is widely used in the Asian continent. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
6. R.K. Narayan is responsible for many of the outstanding literary works. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
7. It is hard to imagine that it is a work of such a literary genius. (Pick out the infinitive)

8. He constantly gets a good beating from his father. (Identify the tense)
9. He constantly gets a good beating from his father. (Rewrite using Perfect Past Tense)
10. It encompasses the mischievousness of the kids. (Begin the sentence with ‘The mischievousness of the kids…….’/Change the voice)

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Lesson: World Heritage


1. The sites are protected and maintained by the International World Heritage Programme. (Use ‘not only…..but also’)

2. The mountain is also significant because of its physical landscape characteristics. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
3. It remains the property of the country. (Add a question tag)
4. They initiated a draft convention to create an international organization. (Pick out the Infinitive)
5. Countries are able to select sites from their Tentative Lists. (Rewrite using ‘can’)
6. UNESCO launched an international campaign in 1959. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
7. The State Parties are then responsible for identifying and nominating new sites. (Pick out the Gerunds)

8. Egypt started plans to build the Aswan High Dam. (Identify the tense)
9. Egypt started plans to build the Aswan High Dam. (Rewrite using Perfect Past Tense)
10. The World Heritage Committee has divided the world’s countries. (Begin the sentence with “The world’s countries…….’/Change the voice)

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Lesson: A Lesson in Life from a Beggar


1. We’ll buy an umbrella and then go to the Grand Hotel. (Rewrite using modal auxiliary verb showing ‘advice’)

2. I was standing near Akbarallys. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
3. Let’s go for a walk. (Add a question tag)
4. I was anxious to avoid being seen by her. (Pick out the Infinitive)
5. Shwetha is a very beautiful girl. (Make it exclamatory)
6. She was very cheerful. (Make it exclamatory)
7. There was always something strange about her. (Add a question tag)

8. I said, “Shwetha is a very beautiful girl.” (Change into Indirect speech)
9. The beggar and the young girl were playing on the road because there was no traffic. (Use ‘so’)
10. I used to give my leftovers to this beggar every day. (Use ‘would’)

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Lesson: Let us March!


1. He asked me, “What is my fault?” (Change into Indirect speech)

2. I see the smiling faces of our children in the blinking stars. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
3. We must keep our promises. (Rewrite using modal auxiliary verb showing ‘advice’)
4. I refuse to accept that the world is so poor. (Pick out the Infinitive)
5. I have held their injured bodies and felt their broken spirits. (Use ‘not only….but also’)
6. I have come here only to share the voices. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
7. Children are questioning our inaction and watching our actions. (Use ‘as well as’)

8. I have kept an empty chair here as a reminder. (Identify the tense)
9. His answer made me angry. (Rewrite using Continuous Present Tense)
10. I asked, “Why is he working outside?” (Change into Indirect speech)

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Lesson: The Alchemy of Nature


1. We saw small bits of grass peeping through the small cracks. (Rewrite using Present Perfect Continuous Tense)

2. We saw a tree bare of all leaves in the cold winter months. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
3. A rainbow colours the entire sky. (Begin the sentence with “The entire sky…….’/Change the voice)
4. We went to a rocky beach. (Add a question tag)
5. Nature soothes and nurtures. (Use ‘not only….but also’)
6. We have a hibiscus plant in our garden. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
7. Clouds take new shapes with every passing moment. (Rewrite using Present Continuous Tense)

8. The flower comes to life only for a day. (Identify the tense)
9. Innumerable stars shine across the infinite sky. (Rewrite using modal auxiliary verb showing ‘possibility’)
10. Our problems are so colossal. (Make it exclamatory)

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Lesson: Unbeatable Super Mom-Mary Kom


1. She had an eager interest in athletics. (Pick out an Adjective)

2. She is famed as a five times World Boxing Champion. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
3. Mary Kom said, “I am really happy with my achievements.” (Change into indirect speech)
4. Her father was a keen wrestler in his younger age. (Add a question tag)
5. She is a legend for sure and an idol for all the sportswomen. (Use ‘not only….but also’)
6. Mary Kom’s career started in 2000. (Frame a Wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
7. I had to gain 3 kgs since I had to fight in the 51kg event. (Pick out the infinitives)

8. I was scoring but the judges were not pressing the buttons. (Use ‘Though’)
9. I haven’t really thought about it. (Identify the tense)
10. You have broken several stereotypes. (Rewrite using Perfect Past Tense)

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