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Synthesis of Sentences

Cohesive and Coherent Expressions

The synthesis of sentences in English language holds paramount significance as it enables effective communication by combining individual thoughts and ideas into cohesive and coherent expressions. This process not only enhances clarity but also fosters nuanced and sophisticated language use, promoting better understanding and conveying a more polished message. Additionally, sentence synthesis plays a crucial role in expressing complex concepts, facilitating impactful writing, and showcasing a mastery of language structure and grammar.


1. He was negligent and therefore the company suffered heavy losses. The sentence can also be written as-

1) He being negligent, the company suffered heavy losses.

2) In spite of his negligence, the company suffered heavy losses.

3) Though he was negligent, the company suffered heavy losses.

4) On account of his negligence, the company suffered heavy losses.


2. “It is never too late to change.” The sentence can be rewritten as

1) It is never so late that one cannot change.

2) It is never late that one cannot change.

3) It is never so late to change.

4) It is never so late as to change.


3. “He was only a student but he offered to help his teacher.” This sentence can be rewritten as

1) He was only a student and so he offered to help his teacher.

2) In spite of his being only a student, he offered to help his teacher.

3) Because he was only a student, he offered to help his teacher.

4) He offered to help his teacher because he was his student.


4. My uncle liked his former place. Choose the complex sentence of the above.

1) The former place belongs to my uncle.

2) My uncle liked the place where he lived formerly.

3) The former lived along with my uncle.

4) He is my uncle whose place is liked.


5. The boy was caught. He had stolen the watch. Combine the two sentences into a complex sentence.

1) The boy had stolen the watch and so he was caught.

2) The boy having stolen the which he was caught.

3) The boy who had stolen the watch, was caught.

4) The boy had stolen the watch so that he was caught.


6. She is very little. She cannot go to school. Choose the sentence that has the meaning of the sentences above.

1) She should go to school though she is very little.

2) She was a little school to go.

3) She is too little to go to school.

4) She has to go to school even so she is very little.


7. a) He went to the post office.

b) He bought some postal stationery. If you combine the above sentences correctly you will get

1) He went to the post office to buy some postal stationery.

2) He went to the post office to bought some postal stationery.

3) He went to the post office in order to buy some postal stationery.

4) He bought some postal stationery, so he went to post office.


8. a) You learn English. b) You get the job. The given sentences can be combined and expressed as

1) If you learn English you could get the job.

2) Unless you learn English you can get the job.

3) You must learn English so that you get the job.

4) Learn English or you can’t get the job.


9. He confessed his crime. Choose the correct complex sentence of the above sentence.

1) He is a criminal is confessed by her.

2) He admitted to be a criminal.

3) He confessed that he had committed the crime.

4) He did not accept the crime.


10. Tell me where you live.

Choose the correct simple sentence of the above sentence.

1) You tell the address

2) Who can tell the address

3) Let me know where you live

4) Tell me your address


11. Choose the compound sentence among the following.

1) He was too proud to confess his fault.

2) Owing to her illness she stayed at home.

3) His speech on that occasion was unworthy of him.

4) He wishes to become rich, therefore he works hard.


12. Choose the simple sentence among the following.

1) I finished my dinner and went out for a walk.

2) You must run away at once to escape being caught .

3) He is very rich, but still he is very unhappy.

4) He must work very hard or he will not win the first prize.


13. All men discouraged nevertheless, he pursued his ambition. The above sentence is

1) a simple sentence

2) a complex sentence

3) a complex – compound sentence

4) a compound sentence


14. Choose the sentence that doesn’t have a conjunction.

1) Murali is quite rich, yet he is unhappy.

2) He is neither intelligent nor hard working.

3) John says that he known everything.

4) He works as a teacher in a school.


15. The conjunction used to write a complex sentence is

1) either ..... or 2) however

3) unless 4) not only ..... but also


16. The correct simple sentence for the complex sentence. ‘If you neglect your studies, you will be in deep trouble’ is

1) Neglect your studies and you will be in deep trouble.

2) Unless you neglect your studies, you will not be in deep trouble.

3) In the event of neglecting your studies, you will be in deep trouble.

4) You must neglect your studies or else you will not be in deep trouble.


17. Ramu and Raju never attend the party. This is a simple sentence because it has

1) One subject and one predicate.

2) One sub-ordinate clause and one main clause.

3) Two main (independent) clauses.

4) One dependent clause and one principal clause.


18. Choose complex sentence of the following.

1) Many should not handle this situation.

2) I have been here since 6 O'clock.

3) Since it is a dark night, we should stay here.

4) Besides being a dancer, Sheela is a singer.


19. To transform a simple sentence into a compound sentence, the phrase should be changed into ........

1) The sub-ordinate clause

2) The principal clause

3) The Non-Finite clause

4) The dependent clause


20. She liked what I advised.

(Choose the correct simple sentence.)

1) I advised her and she liked it.

2) She liked the advice which I gave her.

3) I gave her some advice which she liked.

4) She liked my advice.


21. According to the rules for changing simple sentence into complex sentence, which of the following is correct.

1) a subordinate clause changes to main clause.

2) a main clause changes to a dependent clause.

3) a phrase changes to a dependent clause.

4) a Finite clause changes to a Non-Finite clause.


22. (i) A man doesn't eat mangoes.

(ii) A man doesn't eat oranges.

The above sentences can be combined and expressed as ...................

1) A man eats either mangoes or oranges.

2) A man eats neither mangoes nor oranges.

3) A man eats not only mangoes but also oranges.

4) A man can eat mangoes and oranges.


23. (i) He worked hard.

(ii) He could not succeed.

If you combine the above two sentences, you may get ..................

1) Inspite of his hard work, he could not succeed.

2) In case of hard working, he could succeed.

3) He worked hard sohe could not succeed.

4) Though he worked hard yet he could not succeed.


24. A single Independent clause is a ........

1) Complex sentence

2) Simple sentence

3) Compound sentence

4) Compound - Complex sentence


ANSWERS

1-4; 2-1; 3-2; 4-2; 5-3; 6-3; 7-3; 8-4; 9-3; 10-4; 11-4; 12-2; 13-4; 14-4; 15-3; 16-3; 17-1; 18-3; 19-2; 20-4; 21-3; 22-2; 23-1; 24-2.


Writer: Putnam Ravi Kumar

Posted Date : 14-06-2024

 

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