2015 Old Questions


Domestic

1. You can find lots of good restaurants around here.

 Lots of …..

Lots of good restaurants can be found around here.


2. Nyi Nyi’s mother said to him, “What did you do at school today?”

Nyi Nyi’s mother asked him …..

Nyi Nyi’s mother asked him what he had done at school that day.


3. I told my mother about my problem. Then I felt as if a weight had been lifted from my shoulders.

After …..

After telling my mother about my problem, I felt as if a weight had been lifted from my shoulders.
(OR)
After I had told my mother about the problem, I felt as if a weight had been lifted from my shoulders.


4. Crowds line the road. They cheered the victorious footballers.

 Lining …..

Lining the road, crowds cheered the victorious footballers.


5. Although I had had a big lunch, I was very hungry.

 In spite of …..

In spite of having had a big lunch, I was very hungry.


6. If the football team does not train hard, it will not qualify for the World Cup.

Unless …..

Unless the football team trains hard, it will not qualify for the World Cup.


7. I had become very bored with running on my own. I decided to join a running club.

 I had become so …..

I had become so bored with running on my own that I decided to join a running club.


8. Walking cuts out pollution. It also has the advantage of slowing down your lifestyle.

Walking not only …..

Walking not only cuts out pollution but also has the advantage of slowing down your lifestyle.


9. A number of important vitamins are found naturally in dark green vegetables like spinach.

 It …..

It is a number of important vitamins that are found naturally in dark green vegetables like spinach.


10. My headache was so bad that I could not think straight.

 I had such …..

I had such a bad headache that I could not think straight.


Overseas

1. The police have issued a description of the wanted man.

A description …..

A description of the wanted man has been issued by the police.


2. Capillaries carry pure blood from the arteries to all the tissues and organs of the body.

It …..

It is capillaries that carry pure blood from the arteries to all the tissues and organs of the body.


3. If the hotel does not have an internet connection, I will not send you an e-mail.

Unless …..

Unless the hotel has an internet connection, I will not send you an e-mail.


4. As soon as the ship left port, a violent storm developed.

 No sooner …..

No sooner did the ship leave port than a violent storm developed.


5. “Don’t forget to give me a ring tomorrow, Peter,” said Michael.

Michael told …..

Michael told Peter not to forget to give him a ring the next day.


6. Manila is the capital of the Philippines. Manila comes alive with discos and the rhythms of Filipino band and pop groups at night.

Manila, …..

Manila, the capital of the Philippines, comes alive with discos and the rhythms of Filipino band and pop groups at night.


7. All tigers eat flesh.

 There is no …..

There is no tiger that does not eat flesh.


8. Mg Mg’s motor cycle was stolen last night. Nobody saw it.

Without …..

Without being seen, Mg Mg’s motor cycle was stolen last night.


9. When people become wealthy, they will be proud.

The wealthier …..

The wealthier people become, the prouder they will be.


10. Computer is one of the greatest inventions.

Very few …..

Very few inventions are as great as computer.