ENG101 Assignment 1 Complete Solution 2017
ENG101 Assignment No 01 Solution & Discussion Fall 2017
English Comprehension (Eng101)
Assignment No. 1
Total Marks: 20
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Q1. Read each numbered sentence below. Then circle the option that uses the boldfaced word in the same meaning as used in the numbered sentence. (5*2=10 Marks)
This year a toll of one dollar was charged to process each entry in the regional science fair.
I wanted to call my friend in Seattle to tell him about the science fair, but the toll was too much.
Working night and day on her science fair entry really has taken a toll on Janice health.
For her project, Sabina decided to toll church bells and measure the time of sound vibrations.
The rainstorm took a heavy toll on the number of people willing to come out of science fair.
Because I do not have my driver’s license, one of my parents drove me to the beach to get sea water for my experiment.
“Who gave you license to use my bowls and measuring cups for your experiment?” my mother asked.
One of my experiments involved cooking fresh-caught fish, so I had to get a fishing license.
In order for the Fish and Game Department to license me, I had to have parental permission.
My sister joked that the letters on our car license plate, YAE, must stand for “Young Albert Einstein.”
If you choose a career in anthropology, you could study people’s physical or cultural characteristics.
You might study how in some cultures most people career through life, while in other cultures people prefer a slower pace.
The science of anthropology has moved through this century in full career, making rapid progress.
L.S.B. Leakey, who did much research in Africa, was a career anthropologist and archaeologist.
Mary Catherine Bateson, the daughter of famed anthropologist Margaret Mead, entered the same career as her mother.
Have you read about the conduct of the Aztecs during the terrible two-year drought that began in 1450?
It was the great King Montezuma-I who had to conduct the Aztecs’ efforts to survive the drought years.
It was also up to the king to conduct the many military battles that extended the empire from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico.
Aztec parents taught their children important rules about conduct.
The musician will conduct his own composition, “Warriors of the Sun.”
The dishonest man’s plans were to counterfeit bills and use them to buy jewels.
Did he really counterfeit the jewels by using plastic and paint?
The saleswoman could tell that the customers’ interest in the gems was counterfeit.
Experts verified that the three diamonds from South Africa were not counterfeit.
The counterfeit was detected quickly by the experienced jeweler.
Q2. Read the following paragraph carefully. Choose the suitable form of words from the given choices and write correct options in the column given below.
The grandeur of the drawing room and a living room is best felt when there is an element of nature’s pride (possessive / possession) – a tree, or an indoor plant, or even for that matter, a sapling. Children as of now get to see less of greenery and more of technologically (driven / driver) software parks. Fortunately, we have come to a point where we can bring the world of flora into our homes. In the emerging world scenario, interior (decoration / decorated) has become a (passionate/passion) and a dictum for healthy living. The art of (plant / planting) in small pots with its branches neatly trimmed, gives rise to small neat structures of plants. These plants are easy to grow indoors as long as they have soil, air, light and water. Plants can be grown in the house all year round. Of late, Bonsai have (attracted / attraction) the attention of one and all. Botanists say that Bonsai are ornamental trees or shrubs grown in a pot and artificially (prevented / preventive) from reaching their normal size. Indoors, a formal bonsai display is arranged to represent a landscape, and traditionally consists of the featured bonsai tree in an appropriate pot atop a wooden stand, along with a shitakusa representing the foreground, and a hanging scroll representing the background. These three elements are chosen to complement each other and evoke a particular season, and are (composed / composition) asymmetrically to mimic nature. When displayed inside a traditional Japanese home, a formal bonsai display will often be placed within the home’s tokonoma or formal display alcove. An indoor display is usually temporary, lasting a day or two, as most bonsai are (intolerance / intolerant) to indoor conditions and rapidly lose their vigor. The Japanese (specialize / socialization) in bonsai and Ikebana. The latter flowers are displayed according to strict settings.
Sr. No. Correct Option Sr. No. Correct Option
1 possession 6 attracted
2 driven 7 prevented
3 decoration 8 composed
4 passion 9 intolerant
5 planting 10 specialize
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