Transformation of Sentences (Class 6-8)

Grammar Exercise-Transformation of Sentences

1. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Gani Mian is one of the poorest farmers in the village. (Comparative) (b) He is very active. (Negative) (c) He cultivates others’ lands.(passive) (d) A poor life is led by him. (Active) (e) He does not run after money. (Interrogative)

Answer:(a) Gani Mia is poorer than most other farmers in the village. (b) He is not inactive at all. (c) others lands are cultivated by him. d) He leads a poor life. e) Does he run after money?

2. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Sayma is the best student in the class. (positive) (b) She is attentive to her studies. (Negative) (c) She does not keep bad company. (affirm) (d) He helps the weaker students. (passive) (e) Everybody loves him. (Interrogative).

Ans; a) No other student in the class is as good as Sayma. (b) She is not inattentive in his studies. (c) She always keeps good company. (d) The weaker students are helped by him. (e) Who doesn’t love her?

3. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Book is the best of all friends. (Comparative) (b) It delights us. (Interrogative) (c) A book is cheaper than most other things. (Positive) (d) Who does not like a book? (Affirmative) (e) It is more valuable than any other thing. (Positive).

Ans; (a) Book is better than all other friends. (b) Doesn’t it highlight us? (c) Very few things are as cheap as book. (d) Everybody likes a book. (e) No other thing is as valuable as it.

4. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Gold is the most precious metal. (Positive) (b) It is bought by the wealthy persons. (Active) (c) Every woman likes it. (Negative) (d) The price of gold is increasing day by day. (Interrogative) (e) Who does not like gold? (Affirmative).

Ans; (a) No other metal is as precious as gold. (b) The wealthy person buys it. (c) There is no woman but likes it. (d) Isn’t the price of gold increasing day by day? (e) Everybody likes gold.

5. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Very few metals are as useful as iron (Superlative) (b) It is used for construction purposes. (active) (c) Bangladeshimports iron. (Interrogative) (d) It is a heavy metal. (Negative) (e) There is no building without iron. (Affirmative)

Ans; (a) Iron is one of the most useful metals. (b) People use iron for construction purposes. (c) Doesn’t Bangladeshi import iron? (d) It is not a light metal. (e) Every building has iron.

6. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

a) No other boy is as reliable as Sijan. (Comparative) (b) He is sincere in his duties. (Negative) (c) He does not put off any work for tomorrow. (Interrogative) (d) He finished his duties on time. (passive) (e) Nobody hates him. (Affirmative).

Ans; (a) Sijan is more reliable than any other boy. (b) He is not insincere in his duties. (c) Does he put any work for tomorrow? (d) His duties are finished by him on time. (e) Everybody likes him.

7. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) No other thing is as useful as computer. (Superlative) (b) Every student needs computer. (Negative) (c) A poor student can not buy it. (Interrogative) (d) It is one of the greatest inventions of science. (Positive) (e) It was not invented overnight. (Active)

Answer:(a) Computer is the most useful thing. (b) There is no student but needs computer. (c) Can a poor student buy it? (d) Very few inventions of science are as great as it. (e) No one invented it overnight.

8. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

a) Television is one of the most common sources of entertainment. (Positive) (b) It is a costly item. (Negative) (c) We are entertained by it. (Active) (d) Everybody learns many things by watching television. (Passive) e) Who does not like a good programme? (Affirmative)

Ans; (a) Very few entertainments are as common as Television. (b) It is not a cheap item. (c) It entertains us. (d) There is nobody but learns many things by watching TV. (e) Everyone likes a good programme.

9. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) A mobile set is light to carry. (Interrogative) (b) It is not expensive. (Affirmative) (c) Only a wicked person uses it for evil purposes. (Passive) (d) It is used for different purposes. (Active) (e) No other thing is as useful as a mobile set. (Superlative)

Ans; (a) Isn’t a mobile light to carry? (b) It is cheap. (c) It is used by only a wicked person for evil purposes. D) People use it for different purposes. (e) A Mobile set is the most useful thing.

10. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) A train journey is very enjoyable. (Negative) (b) It is cheaper than any other journey. (Superlative) c) It removes monotony. (Passive) (d) No other journey is as pleasant as a train journey. (Comparative) (e) Train runs faster than a bus (Interrogative)

Ans; (a) A train journey is not boring. (b) It is the cheapest journey. (c) Monotony is removed by it. (d) A train journey is more pleasant than any other journey. (e) A bus does not run as fast as a train.

11. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Air pollution is the most serious of all pollutions. (Positive) (b) It is more harmful than most other pollution(Superlative) (c) Only man is responsible for this pollution(Negative) (d) It causes many fatal diseases (Passive) (e) There is nobody but needs pure air. (Affirmative)

Ans: (a) No other pollution is as serious as air pollution. (b) It is one of the most harmful pollutions. (c)None but man is responsible for this pollution. (d) Many fatal diseases are caused by it. (e) Everybody needs pure air.

12. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Pahela Baishakh is the biggest festival for the people of Bangladesh. (Positive)(b) People wear their traditional dress on this day. (Passive) (c) People look very cheerful.(Negative) (d) There is nobody but attends a Baishakhi Mela,(Affirmative) (e) There is nothing unpleasant in a Baishakhi Mela (Interrogative)

Ans; (a) No other festival in Bangladesh is as big as Pahela Baishakh. (b)Traditional dresses are worn on this day. c) People do not look sad at all. (d) Everybody attends a Baishakh Mela. (e) Is there anything unpleasant in a Baishakhi Mela?

13. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Two Eids are the greatest festivals for the Muslims. (Comparative) (b) Very few festivals delight as much as the two Eids. (Superlative) (c) People forget their miseries for the time being. (Interrogative) (d) Different types of sweets are prepared. (Active) (e) People do not wear old clothes on the occasion of Eids. (Affirmative).

Ans; (a) Two Eids are greater than any other Festival for the Muslims. (b) The two Eids delight us the most of all festivals. (c) Don’t people forget their miseries for time being? (d) People prepare different types of sweets. (e) People wear new clothes on the occasion of Eid.

14. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Smoking is one of the most serious problems. (Positive) (b) No other thing affects a person as much as smoking(Comparative) (c) Environment is polluted by it. (active) (d) It is not good for health (Affirmative) ( e) Smoking costs more money (Negative).

Ans; (a)Very few problems are as serious as smoking. (b) Smoking affects a person more than anything. (c) It pollutes the environment. (d) It is bad for health. (e) Smoking does not cost less money.

15. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Tree plantation is a noble task. (Negative) (b) It is not a difficult task. (Interrogative) (c) People must plant trees for their existence. (Passive)(d)An important role is played by trees (Active) (e) Trees are one of the best friends of human beings. (Positive).

Ans; (a)Tree plantation is not an ignoble task. (b) Is it a difficult task? (c) Trees must be planted by people for their existence. (d) Trees play an important role. (e) Very few friends of human beings are as good as trees.

16. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Our victory day is a memorable day. (Negative) (b) People can not but observe the day. (Affirmative) (c) Everyone remembers the martyrs. (Passive) (c) The day is one of the greatest days in our life (Positive) (d) No other day is as important as our victory day (Comparative) (e) We observe the day in our school. (interr)

Ans;(a) Our Victory Day is not a forgettable day. (b) People must observe the day. (c) The martyrs are remembered by everyone. (d) Our victory Day is more important than any other day. (e) Don’t we observe the day in our school?

17. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

a) Our independence day occupies the most important day in our life. (Comparative) (b) The valiant fighters fought bravely. (Interrogative) (c) Our freedom fighters are braver than most other persons. (Positive) (d) There was nobody but supported the freedom fighters. (Affirmative) (e) Our freedom fighters cannot be forgotten. (Active)

Ans;(a) Our Independence Day occupies a more important day than any other day in our life. (b) Didn’t the valiant fighters fight bravely? (c) Very few persons are as brave as our freedom fighters. (d) Everybody supported the freedom fighters. (e) Can we forget our freedom fight?

18. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Honesty is a great virtue. (Interrogative) (b) Everybody likes an honest boy. (Passive) (c) No other virtue is as great as honesty. (Superlative) (d) Honesty is never unrewarded. (Affirmative) (e) it is greater than any other thing. (positive).

Ans;(a) Isn’t honesty a great virtue? (b) An honest boy is liked by everybody. (c) Honesty is the greatest virtue. (d) Honesty is always rewarded. (e) No other thing is as great as it.

19. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

a) Cricket is a very exciting game. (Negative) (b) People of all ages like this game. (Passive) (c) At present cricket is the most popular game in our country. (Positive) (d) Bangladesh is one of the weakest test-playing countries. (Comparative) (d) I am fond of watching twenty-twenty cricket matches. (Interrogative)

Ans;(a) Cricket is not a dull game at all. (b) This game is liked by people of all ages. (c) At present no other game in our country is as popular as cricket. (d) Bangladesh is weaker than most other test-playing countries. (e) Am I not fond of watching twenty cricket matches?

20. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

a) I was invited to visit Cox’s Bazar by my friend. (Active) (b) I gladly accepted the invitation. (Passive) When I reached there, my friend received me cordially. (c) I was very glad to see the sea beach. (Negative) (d) No other beach in the world is as long as it. (Comparative) (e) It was one of the most memorable journeys in my life. (Positive)

Ans;(a) My friend invited me to visit Cox’s Bazar. (b) The invitation was gladly accepted by my friend. (c) I was not sad to see the beach at all. (d) It is longer than any other beach in the world. (e) Very few journeys in my life are as memorable as it.

21. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Mr. Mahbub is one of the oldest men in the village. (Positive) (b) But he is not inactive at all. (Affirmative) (c) He always gets up early. (Negative) (d) He exercises regularly. (Interrogative) (e) He has always been respected by all. (Active)

Ans;(a) Very few men are as old as Mr. Mahbub. (b) But he is very active. (c) He never gets up late. (d) Doesn’t he exercise regularly? (e) All have always respected him.

22. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Anger is nothing but a vice. (Affirmative) (b) It begets only the worst. (Negative) (c) Anger is one of the most inhuman vices. (Positive) (d) So we should control it for our own sake (Passive) (e) An angry man is disliked by everybody. (Active)

Answer;(a) Anger is a vice. (b) It begets nothing but the worst. (c) Very few vices are as inhuman as anger. (d) So it should be controlled by us for our own sake. (e) Everybody dislikes an angry man.

23. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Check beast in you. (Assertive) (b) The cuckoo sings only in spring. (Negative)(c) The roads of Khulna are not wider than those of Dhaka. (Positive) (d) Prevention is better than cure. (Negative) (e) She is the first girl in our class. (Negative)

Ans;(a) You are requested to check the beast in you (b) The cuckoo sings no other time but in spring. (c) The roads of Dhaka are as wide as those of Khulna. (d) Cure is not as good as prevention. (e) She is not the last girl in our class.

24. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Students will never forget their school life. (Affirmative)(b) They spent a wonderful time at the school. (Passive)(c) The beauty of student life is beyond description. (Interrogative) (d) No other school in this area is as good as ours. (Comparative) (e) We would play different types of games and sports. (Imperative)

Ans;(a) Students will always remember their school life. (b) A wonderful time is spent at school by them. (c) Isn’t the beauty of student life beyond description? (d) Our school is better than any other school in this area. (e) Let us play different types of games and sports.

25. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

The name of our school is Ideal School and College. (a) It is one of the best schools in our country. (Positive) (b) Only the meritorious students can get a chance to study here. (Negative) (c) It is now double-shifted. (Active) (d) The school is run very well. (Active). (e) We must try to uphold its dignity. (Negative) I like my school very much.

Ans;(a) Very schools in our country are as good as it. (b) None but the meritorious students can get a chance to study here. (d) The authority runs the school very well. (e) We can not help trying to uphold its dignity.

26. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

We are human beings. (a) All men must die. (Negative). (b) It matters a little if a man lives many years or not. (Interrogative) (c) Our life is not measured by months or years. (Active) (d) The people living only for their own interests are not real human beings. (Affirmative) (e) Their life is not better than that of a beast. (Positive)

Ans;(a) All man cannot but die. (b) Doesn’t it matter a little if a man lives many years or not? (c) Months or years do not measure our life. (d) The people living only for their own interests are unreal human beings. (e) Their life is not as good as that of a beast.

27. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) We hate corruption. (Negative) Corruption is a curse. (b) A corrupt person is disliked by everybody. (Active) (c) Corruption is one of the biggest problems for our country. (Comparative) (d) Bangladesh is more corrupt than England. (Positive) (e) We should not earn black money. (Affirmative)

Ans;(a) We do not like corruption. (b)Everybody dislikes a corrupt person. (c) Corruption is bigger than most other problems for our country (d) England is not as corrupt as Bangladesh (e) We should earn white money.

28. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Mohammad Muhsin was a very kind man. (Exclamatory) He was born in Hugly. (b) He inherited vast property from his father and sister. (Interrogative) (c) He did not marry. (Affirmative) (d) During his lifetime, he spent money lavishly to help the poor. (Passive) (e) Very few Muslim Leaders in the world were as merciful as he. (Superlative)

Ans; (a) What a kind man Mohammad Muhsin was! (b) Didn’t he inherit vast property from his father and sister? (c) He remained unmarried. (d) During his lifetime, money was spent lavishly by him to help the poor. (e) He is one of the most merciful Muslim leaders in the world.

29. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Mr. Ahmed is the wisest man in the village. (Comparative) (b) He is poor. (Negative) (c) He could walk slowly. (Interrogative) (d) He never eats more than one thing. (Affirmative) (e) What a pity (Assertive).

Ans; (a) Mr Ahmed is wiser than any other man in the village. (b) He is not rich. (c) Couldn’t he walk slowly? (d) He always eats one thing. (e) It is a great pity.

30. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

Kabir is a day labourer. (a) He is very punctual in his work. (Negative). (b) Everyone knows him in his area(Interrogative). (c) He knows everyone. (Passive). (d) He is the best worker of all. (Comparative). (e) He never wastes his time. (Affirmative)

Ans;(a) He is not unpunctual in his work. (b) Doesn’t everybody in his area know him? (c) Everyone is known to him. (d) He is better than all the other workers. (e) He always utilizes his time.

31. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Poverty is the greatest problem in the country. (Positive). But we are hardly realized that this measurable condition of our creation. (Interrogative). (b) Many do not try to better their condition through hard labour. (Affirmative). (c) They only force their fate. (Passive) But this is not reality. (d) It is man who is the maker of his own fortune. So (d) they should work hard to improve their lot. (Imperative) (e) By working hard, they can remove their condition. (Negative).

Ans;(a) No other problem in our country is as great as poverty. (b) Do many people try to better their condition by hard labour?/Many are averse to try to better their condition by hard labour. (c) Their fate is only cursed by them (d) Let them work hard to improve their lot. (e)Without working hard, they can’t remove their condition.

32. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Cox’s Bazaar is the longest sea beach in the world. (Positive) (b) Everybody knows this. (Interrogative) (c) Tourists and visitors from home and abroad visit this beach. (Passive) (d) They are highly delighted at the natural beauty of this place. (Passive) (e) Our government is active to make it more attractive. (Interrogative)

Ans;(a)No other sea beach is as long as Cox’s Bazar. (b)This is known to everybody. (c)This beach is visited by tourists and visitors from home and abroad. (d)The natural beauty of this place delights them highly. (e) Our government is not inactive to make it more attractive.

33. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Today nothing is as serious as pollution. (Comparative) (b) But nobody is aware of it. (Interrogative) (c) Its importance can not be described in words. (Affirmative) (d) Fresh air is necessary for existence. (Negative) (e) There are no living things but need fresh air. (Affirmative)

Ans; (a) Today pollution is more than anything. (b) But is anybody aware of it? (c) Its importance is indescribable in words. (d) Fresh air is not unnecessary for existence. (e) Every living thing needs fresh air.

34. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Cricket is a very exciting game. (Exclamatory) (b) People of all ages enjoy the game. (Passive) (c) At present cricket is the more popular game in our country. (Comparative) (d) Cricket is enjoyed not only by the young but also by the old. (Affirmative) (e) Bangladesh is a test-playing country but its standard is very low. (Negative)

Ans;(a) What an exciting game cricket is! (b) The game is enjoyed by people of all ages. (c) At present cricket is more popular than any other game in our country. (d) Cricket is enjoyed both by the young and the old. (e) Bangladesh is a test-playing country but its standard is not at all high.

35. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Health is wealth. (Interrogative) (b) A healthy poor man is happier than a sick moneyed man. (Positive)(c) A healthy poor man is not a liability to his family. (Affirmative) (d) Everybody must be conscious of health. (Negative) (e) No other thing in the world is as valuable as health. (Comparative)

Ans; (a) Isn’t health wealth? (b) A sick moneyed man is not as happy as a healthy poor man. (c) A healthy man is an asset to his family. (d) Everybody cannot but be conscious of health. (e) Health is more valuable than anything in the world.

36. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Anger is nothing but a vice. (Affirmative) (b) It always begets the worst. (Negative) (c) Anger is one the most inhuman vices (Positive) (d) We should control it for our own sake (Interrogative) (e) An angry man is disliked by everybody. (active)

Ans; (a) Anger is only a vice. (b) It never begets the best/It does never beget the best. (c) Very few vices are as inhuman as anger. (d) Shouldn’t we control it for our own sake? (e) Everybody dislikes an angry man.

37. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) We hate corruption. (Negative) (b) A corrupt person is disliked (Active) (c) Bangladesh is more corrupt than England. (Positive) (d) Corruption is one of the biggest problems for our country. (Comparative) (e) We should not earn black money.(Interrogative)

Answer (a) We can not but hate corruption. (b) Everybody dislikes a corrupt person. (c) England is not as corrupt as Bangladesh. (d) Corruption is bigger than most other problems in our country. (e) Should we earn black money?

38. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Health is wealth. (Interrogative) (b) A healthy poor man is happier than a sick moneyed man. (Positive) (c) Everybody must be conscious of health. (Negative) (d) Health is a valuable thing. (Comparative) (e) Students will never forget their school life. (Affirmative)

Ans; (a) Isn’t health wealth? (b) A sick moneyed man is not as happy as a healthy poor man. (c) There is nobody can be conscious of health. (d) Health is more valuable than any other thing in the world. (e) Students will always remember their school life.

39. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Anger is a vice. (Negative) (b) It begets nothing but the worst (Affirmative) (c) Anger is one of the most inhuman vices. (Positive) (d) So we should control it for our own sake. (Passive) (e) Everybody dislikes an angry man. (Interrogative)

Ans; (a) Anger is not a virtue. (b) It begets only the worst. (c) Very few vices are as inhuman as anger. (d) So, it should be controlled for our own sake by us. (e) Who does not dislike an angry man?

40. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Everybody knows about the Royal Bengal Tiger of Sundarbans. (Negative) (b) It is known to all for its ferocity(Interrogative) (c) Now the number of the Royal Bengal Tiger is decreasing. (Negative) (d) Corruption is the most dangerous weapon to destroy a society. (Positive) (e) It lies in every phase of our society. (Interrogative)

Ans; (a)There is nobody but knows about the Royal Bengal Tiger of the Sundarbans. (b) Isn’t it known to all for its ferocity? (c) Now the number of the Royal Bengal Tiger is not increasing. (d) No other weapon is as dangerous as corruption to destroy a society. (e) Doesn’t it lie in every phase of our society?

41. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

We achieved our freedom in 1971. (a) We are proud of our freedom fighters. (Interrogative). (b) Their contribution will never be forgotten. (Affirmative) they were inspired by the common people (c) Their sacrifice is greater than any other things (Positive). (d) But today many of them land a very miserable life. (Negative). (e) Proper initiatives may improve their condition. (Passive).

Ans; (a) Aren’t we proud of our freedom fighters? (b) Their contribution will always be remembered. (c) No other thing is as great as their sacrifice. (d) But today many of them can’t lead at all a peaceful life. (e) Their condition may be improved by proper initiatives.

42. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Road accidents are a curse. (Negative) (b) They cause a great loss of life and property. (Interrogative). But these accidents occur due to a number of reasons. (c) Drivers are more responsible than any other person for accidents. (Positive) (d) Most of them hardly know the traffic rules. (Passive) (e) Most often they don’t care for the traffic rules. (Affirmative)

Answer:(a) Road accidents are not a blessing. (b) Don’t they cause a great loss of life and property? (c) No other person is as responsible as the driver for the accidents. (d) The traffic rules are hardly known to most of them. (e) Few of them care for the traffic rules.

43. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Akbar was one of the greatest kings of India. (Positive) (b) Who gave you the red pen ?(pass) (c) The sun sets in the west .(Negative) (d) I never drink tea. (Interrogative) (e) Parvin was too poor to buy a chain. (Comparative)

Ans;(a)Very few kings of India were as great as Akbar. (b) By whom were you given the red pen? (c) Doesn’t the sunset in the west?/ The sun can’t but set in the west. (d) Do I ever drink tea? (e) Parvin was so poor that she could not buy a chain.

44. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Very few metals are as precious as gold. (Superlative) (b) He is too weak to walk. (Negative) (c) The boy did his best. (Negative-Interrogative) (d) Fie! You are a cheat. (Affirmative) (e) Pen through the line. (Passive)

Ans;(a) Gold is more precious than most other metals. (b)He is so weak that he can not walk. (c) Didn’t the boy do his best? (d) It is a shame that you are a cheat. (e) Let the line be penned through.

45. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Walking is the best of all exercises. (Comparative) (b) Walking as an exercise is usually taken in the morning or evening. (Active) (c) An early morning walk gives us fresh vigour and strength. (Negative) (d) This morning air refreshes the body and mind. (Interrogative) (e) It is never harmful to our health. (Affirmative)

Answer;(a) Walking is better than any other exercise. (b) People usually take walking as an exercise in the morning. (c) An early morning walk does not give us weak vigour and strength. (d) Doesn’t this morning air refresh the body and mind? (e) It is always beneficial to our health.

46. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) English is one of the most used languages in the world. (Comparative) (b) It is spoken all over the world. (Assertive) (c) It is also the richest language. (Negative) (d) Without learning English we can’t prosper. (Affirmative) (e) It is foolish to waste time. (Interrogative)

Ans; (a) English is more used than other languages in the world. (b) People speak it all over the world. (c) It is also not the poorest language. (d) We can prosper by learning English. (e) Isn’t it foolish to waste time?

47. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a)Truthfulness is the greatest of all virtues. (Positive) (b) It makes us honourable in society. (Negative) (c) It brings peace in mind. (Interrogative) (d) Truthfulness makes us faithful and reliable. (pass) (e) A liar rich man is not as respected as a truthful poor man. (Comparative)

Ans; (a) No other virtue is as great as truthfulness. (b) It does not make us dishonourable in society. (c) Does not it bring peace in mind? (d) We are made faithful and reliable by truthfulness. (e) A truthful poor man is more respected than a liar rich man.

48. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

Sumi is a student of class VIII. (a) She is always punctual. (Negative) (b) She is not inattentive to her study. (Affirmative) (c) She never tells a lie. (Interrogative) (d) Very few students in her class are as brilliant as she. (Positive) (e) Her teachers love her very much. (Passive).

Ans: (a) She is never late. (b) She is inattentive to her study. (c) Does he ever tell a lie? (d) She is one of the most brilliant students in her class. (e) She is loved very much by her teachers.

49. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Strategy is more important than any other thing in the examination. (Superlative) (b) Any answer in the examination should not be elaborated.(Active) (c) He should read through the question paper carefully. (Passive) (d) At first glance the questions may not seem easy. (Affirmative) (e) A student should attempt all the questions so that he may get marks. (Interrogative)

Ans: (a) Strategy is the most important thing in the examination. (b) We /An examinee should not elaborate any answer in the examination. (c) The question paper should be read through carefully by him. (d) At first glance, the question paper may seem hard/difficult. (e) Shouldn’t a student attempt all the questions so that he may get good marks?

50. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Modern science has created wonders. (Interrogative). (b) We get a lot of opportunities for it (Imperative). (c) Far-off places have come closer to it. (Negative). (d) It is one of the most important parts of our life. (Positive). (e) We have to keep the good and give up the bad (interrogative).

Answer: (a) Hasn’t modern science created wonders? (b)let us get a lot of opportunities for it. (c) Far-off places have not become far for it. (d) Or, haven’t far places come closer for it? (e) (d)Very few parts of our lives are as important as it. (e) Haven’t we kept the good and given up the bad?

51. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Education is power. (Interrogative). (b) Education is necessary for every man (Negative). (c) We should receive education. (Imperative). (d) Man is the best creation of Allah. (Positive). (e) Education is very important for man. (Exclamatory).

Answer:(a) Isn’t education power? (b) Isn’t education necessary for every man? (c) Let us receive education. (d) No other creation of Allah is as good as man. (e) How important education is for man!

52. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Corruption is the most dangerous weapon to destroy a society. (Positive). (b) It lies in every phase of our society. (Interrogative). (c) It paralyses the whole nation. (Negative). (d) The persons in the high rank of society are not involved in corruption. (Affirmative). (e) Social awareness is very essential to resist corruption. (Exclamatory).

Answer: (a) No other weapon to destroy a society is as dangerous as corruption. (b) Doesn’t it lie in every phase of our society? (c) Doesn’t it paralyse the whole nation? (d) The persons in the high rank of society are immune from corruption. (e) How essential social awareness is to resist corruption!

53. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) We are human beings. (Interrogative). (b) All men must die. (Negative). (c) It matters little if a man lives many years or not. (Interrogative). (d) Our life is not measured by months or years. (Affirmative). (e) The life of the people is not better than that of a beast (positive).

Answer:(a) Aren’t we human beings? (b) All men cannot but die. (c) Doesn’t it matter little if a man lives many years or not? (d) Is our life measured by months or years? Or, Our life is measured by anything but months or years. (e) The life of people is as good as that of a beast.

54. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) No other problem in Bangladesh is as great as illiteracy. (Comparative). (b) So the literacy rate in Bangladesh is very poor. (Negative). (c) It is too poor to imagine. (Interrogative). (d) It is the duty of the educated people to educate the illiterate. (Interrogative). (e) We should take necessary steps to eradicate illiteracy. (Imperative)

Answer: (a) Illiteracy is greater than any other problem in Bangladesh. (b) so the literacy rate in Bangladesh is not so high. (c) Isn’t it too poor to imagine? (d) Isn’t it the duty of the educated people to educate the illiterate? (e) Let’s take necessary steps to eradicate literacy.

55. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Mohammad Mohsin was a kind man. (Negative). (b) He was a great man. (Exclamatory). (c) He inherited vast property from his father and sister. (Interrogative). (d) He did not marry. (Affirmative). (e) He spent money to help the poor. (Interrogative).

Answer:(a) Wasn’t Mohammad Mohsin a kind man? (b)What a man he was! (c) Didn’t he inherit vast property from his father and sister? (d) He was unmarried or, he was a confirmed bachelor. (e) Didn’t he spend money to help the poor?

56. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Have you ever heard the name of the poet Kazi Nazrul Islam? (Assertive). (b) Very few poets are as famous as Nazrul Islam in Bangla literature. (Comparative). (c) His poetic works were full of patriotism and optimism. (Negative). (d) He inspired the people to fight for independence. (Interrogative). (e) Would that I were a great poet like Nazrul! (Assertive).

Answer: (a) You have heard the name of the poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. (b) Nazrul Islam is more famous than most other poets in Bangladesh literature. (c) His patriotic works were not devoid of patriotism and optimism. (d) Didn’t he inspire the people to fight for independence? (e) I wish I were a great poet like Nazrul.

57. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) No other country in the world is as populous as Bangladesh. (Comparative). (b) Farmers are living in the villages. (Negative). (c) The farmers are not rich. (Affirmative). (d) The farmers work hard to support themselves. (Interrogative). (e) We should take care of them. (Imperative).

Answer:(a) Bangladesh is more populous than any other country in the world. (b) Farmers are not living in the towns. (c) The farmers are poor. (d) Don’t the farmers work hard to support themselves? (e) Let us take care of them.

58. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Computer is one of the greatest inventions of modern science. (Positive). (b) Computer is very helpful for us. (Exclamatory). (c) A computer is a blessing on earth. (Negative). (d) We should make the proper use of computer. (Imperative). (e) We cannot but depend on it. (Affirmative).

Answer: (a) Very few inventions of modern science are as great as computer. (b) How helpful for us computer is! (c) A computer is nothing but a blessing on earth or, a computer is not a curse on earth. (d) Let us make the proper use of computer. (e) We must depend on it.

59. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) Bangladesh is full of natural resources.(Interrogative). (b) She has the largest network of rivers (Negative). (c) They have a total length of 24,140 kilometres. (Interrogative). (d) It is one of the most important sources of our national economy. (Positive). (e) I love my country (Negative).

Answer:(a) Isn’t Bangladesh full of natural resources? (b) She has nothing but the largest network of rivers or, she has no less than the largest network of rivers. (c) Haven’t they a total length of 24,140 kilometres? (d) Very few sources of our national economy are as important as it. (e) I can not but love my country.

60. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a) We are proud of our freedom fighters (Interrogative). (b) Their contribution will never be forgotten. (Affirmative). (c) They were inspired by the common people. (Interrogative). (d) Their sacrifice is greater than any other thing. (Positive). (e) They lead a very miserable life. (Exclamatory).

Answer:(a) Aren’t we proud of our freedom fighters? (b) Their contribution will always be remembered. (c) Aren’t they inspired by the common people? (d) No other thing is as great as their sacrifice. (e) What a miserable life they lead!

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a) Rana is one of the meritorious boys in our class. (Make it a positive sentence.) (b) He is always attentive in the class. (Make it a negative sentence without changing meaning.) (c) He is never disobedient to his teachers. (Make it an affirmative sentence.) (d) No other boys in our class is as popular as Rana. (Make it a superlative sentence.) (e) A boy like him is always loved by all. (Make it an interrogative sentence.)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets:

Bangladesh is a land of rivers. (a) The Padma is one of the biggest rivers in Bangladesh. (Comparative) (b) It is called the river of destruction (Active) (c) The river is very turbulent. (Negative) (d) Everybody knows this. (Interrogative) (e) Tourists from home and abroad visit its shore. (Passive)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets:

 (a)   No other thing is as useful as computer. (Superlative) (b)   Every student needs computer. (Negative) (c)   A poor student cannot buy it. (Interrogative) (d)   It is one of the greatest inventions of science. Positive)(e)   It was not invented overnight. (Active)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets:

(a) Everybody works hard to gain his object. (Negative) (b) Life is nothing but a struggle. (Interrogative) (c) Who does not want to succeed in life? (Assertive) (d) Industry brings success. (Passive) (e) Industry is the most important secret for shining in life. (Positive)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets:

 (a)   The bee is a very industrious insect (Negative). (b)   Very few insects are as industrious as the bee (Comparative). (c)   It flies from flower to flower to collect honey (Interrogative). (d)   In winter, it does not remain active (Affirmative). (e) We should follow the life of a bee (Passive).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets:

 (a)   Mr. Jamal is the wisest man in the village. (Comparative) (b)   He is sincere. (Negative) (c)   He leads a simple life. (Interrogative) (d)   Nobody dislikes him (Affirmative) (e)   We should follow him. (Passive)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets:

 (a)   Akash is one of the most brilliant students in his class. (Make it comparative) (b)   He is very attentive to his studies. (Make it Negative) (c)   He is never late to go to school. (Make it affirmative) (d)   He goes to school regularly. (Make it Interrogative) (e)   Who does not love him very much? (Make it Assertive)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets:

 (a)   Very few metals are as useful as iron. (Superlative) (b)   It is used for construction purpose. (Active) (c)   Bangladesh imports iron from other countries. (Interrogative) (d)   It is a heavy metal. (Negative) (e)   There is no building without iron. (Affirmative)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets:

(a) Mr. Rahman is the oldest man in out village. (Make it positive) (b) But he is not inactive at all. (Make it affirmative without changing meaning) (c) He always gets up early. (Make it interrogative) (d) He is wiser than any other man in our area. (Make it superlative) (e) He is always respected by all. (Make it active)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   The Jamuna is one of the biggest rivers (Comparative). (b)   During summer it becomes shrunken (Interrogative). (c)   It is very graceful during the rainy season (Exclamatory). (d)   However, doesn’t the Jamuna cause floods and erosion at times? (Assertive) (e)   Then it does not look calm at all (Affirmative).

 

  1. Change the sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a) Pahela Boishakh is celebrated with traditional festivities across the country. (Active) (b) No other day is celebrated so gorgeously as the day. (Comparative) (c) In keeping with the age old tradition, traders and shopkeepwers open halkhata. (Interrogative) (d) National dailies cannot but bring out special supplements on the day. (Affirmative) (e) The procession brought out by the teachers and students of the Institute of Fine Arts of Dhaka University is very colourful. (Exclamatory)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a)   There are many problems in Dhaka (Interrogative). (b)   It is more populous than any other city in the world (Positive). (c)   Day-to-day life in Dhaka is expensive (Negative). (d)   Price hike is one of the biggest problems to the people (Comparative). (e)   The government should take necessary measures to control price hike (Passive).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a) Health is wealth (Interrogative). (b) A healthy poor man is happier than a sick moneyed man (Positive). (c) A healthy man is an asset to his family (Negative). (d) None should be indifferent to his health (Affirmative). (e) No other thing in the world is as valuable as health (Comparative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a) Very few problems in Bangladesh are as great as illiteracy (make it Comparative). Most of our people cannot read or write. (b) So the literacy rate in Bangladesh is very poor (make it Negative). (c) It is so poor that we cannot imagine it (make it Affirmative). (d) It is the duty of the educated people to educate the illiterate (Interrogative). (e) Necessary steps have been taken to eradicate illiteracy (Active).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Cox’s Bazar is the longest sea beach in the world (Positive). (b)   Very few places in our country are as charming as it (Comparative). (c)   People enjoy its beauty very much (Passive). (d)   Our government is going to take some steps to make it more attractive (Interrogative). (e)   Who doesn’t want to visit the place? (Assertive)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Anger is nothing but a vice (Affirmative). (b)   It always begets the worst (Negative). (c)   Anger is one of the most inhuman vices (Positive). (d)   We should control it for our own sake (Imperative). (e)   An angry man is disliked by everybody (Active).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a) We must read books to gain knowledge (Negative). (b) Books introduce us to the realm of knowledge (Passive voice). (c) The books of great writers contain noble thoughts (Interrogative). (d) Nothing but books can give us immense pleasure (Affirmative). (e) We should read books to enrich our minds (Imperative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a) We must read books to gain knowledge (Make it negative using help). (b) Books introduce us to the realm of knowledge (Make it passive). (c) The books of great writers contain noble thoughts and great ideas (Make it interrogative). (d) Without reading books, we cannot enrich our minds (make it affirmative). The reading of books brings perfection in our life, and there is no alternative to reading books. (e) Books are the greatest friends (Make it comparative).

 

  1. Change the sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a)   Cricket is a very exciting game (Exclamatory). (b)   People of all ages love this game (Passive). (c)   At present, cricket is one of the most popular games in our country (Comparative). (d)   Cricket is a costly game (Interrogative). (e)   In Bangladesh its standard is not high (Affirmative).

 

  1. Change the sentences as directed in brackets.

(a) Today corruption is a very familiar term in Bangladesh (Negative). (b) Corruption is the most dreadful weapon to destroy a society (Positive). (c) It lies in every phase of our society (Interrogative). (d) Some drastic steps have been taken against corruption (Active). (e) Social awareness is very essential to resist corruption (Exclamatory).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a) A cunning fox was passing through a forest (Interrogative). (b) The fox was thirsty and was looking for water (Imperative). (c) It could not find any source of water (Affirmative). (d) No other alternative was found by it (Active). (e) It seemed to the fox that it was the most unhappy animal in the world (Comparative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a)   My first day at school is one of the most memorable days in my life (Positive). (b)   I will never forget this day (Affirmative). (c)   Every student passed the day amidst excitement (Interrogative). (d)   It was a very excellent experience in my life (Exclamatory). (e)   The day still haunts me like a passion (Passive).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a) Sajid is a good student. (Interrogative) He always reads attentively. (b) He never neglects his lesson (Affirmative). He is always sincere to make a good result in the examination. (c) He is one of the most brilliant students in his class (Positive). (d) He behaves amiably with others. (Exclamatory). (e) He is liked by all. (Active)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a) We must read books to gain knowledge (Negative). (b) Books introduce us to the realm of the knowledge (Passive). (c) The books of great writers contain noble thoughts and great ideas (Interrogative). (d) Without reading books, we cannot enrich our minds. (Affirmative). (e) Books are the greatest friends (Positive).

 

  1. Change the following sentences according to directions.

 (a)   Traffic jam is a common affair in big cities and towns. (Interrogative) (b)   It is one of the greatest problems. (Positive) (c)   The causes of traffic jam are many. (Negative) (d)   The drivers often do not obey the traffic rules. (Affirmative) (e)   Necessary steps should be taken to remove traffic jam. (Active)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a)   What a useful thing a computer is! (Affirmative) (b)   Every student needs computer. (Negative) (c)   A poor student cannot buy it. (Interrogative) (d)   It is one of the greatest inventions of science. Positive) (e)   It was not invented overnight. (Active)

 

  1. Change the following sentences according to directions.

 (a)   Sher Shah was on fo the greatest warriors in history (Comparative) (b)   Humayun had been defeated by him (Active). (c)   Humayun fled towards Arga (Interrogative) (d)   He stopped for a short time at Agra and Delhi (Negative). (e)   Very few emperors were as knowledgeable as he (Superlative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences according to directions.

(a)   Cricket is a very exciting game (Exclamatory). (b)   People of all ages love this game (Passive). (c)   At present, cricket is one of the most popular games in our country (Comparative). (d)   Cricket is a very costly game (Interrogative). (e)   In Bangladesh its standard is not high (Affirmative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences according to directions.

 (a)   A flower is very beautiful (Make it negative without changing the meaning). (b)   It is the loveliest thing of nature (Make it positive). (c)   Everybody likes flowers (Make it an interrogative sentences). (d)   We use it to decorate our houses (Make it passive). (e)   So we cannot but cultivate flowers (Make affirmative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Corruption is the most dangerous weapon to destroy a society (Positive). (b)   It lies in every phase of our society (Interrogative). (c)   It paralyses the whole nation (Passive). (d)   The persons in the high rank of the society are not involved in corruption (Affirmative). (e)   Social awareness is very essential to resist corruption (Exclamatory).

 

  1. Change the following sentences according to directions.

 (a)   Have you ever heard the name of the philosopher Socrates? (Assertive). (b)   He was born in Greece. (c)   Very few philosophers are as famous as Socrates in Greece (Superlative). (d)   His method of teaching inspired the young people (Interrogative). (e)   Would that I were a great philosopher like Socrates! (Assertive)

 

  1. Change the following sentences according to directions.

(a)   Cox’s Bazar is the longest sea-beach in the world (Positive degree). (b)   Everybody knows this (Interrogative). (c)   Tourists from home and abroad visit this beach (Passive voice). (d)   They are highly delighted at the natural beauty of this place (Active voice). (e)   Our government is active to make it more attractive (Negative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences according to directions.

(a)   Gold is one of the most precious metal (Make it a positive statement). (b)   It is possessed by wealthy persons (Make it active). (c)   Most women like it (Make it a negative statement). (d)   It looks very appealing (Make it exclamatory). (e)   Who doesn’t like it? (Make it an affirmative statement).

 

  1. Change the following sentences according to directions.

(a)   No other king was as great as Akbar (Superlative). (b)   He was wiser than most other kings (Positive). (c)   He welcomed wise men to his court (passive). (d)   People from all over the world gathered at his court (Interrogative). (e)   There were nine famous wise men in his court (Negative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

We achieved our freedom in 1971. (a) We are proud of our freedom fighters (Interrogative). (b) Their contribution will never be forgotten (Affirmative). They were inspired by the common people. (c) Their sacrifice is greater than any other thing (Positive). (d) But today many of them lead a very miserable life (Negative). (e) Proper initiatives may improve their condition (Passive).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a)   Very few discoverers were as famous as Columbus (Superlative). (b)   He passed his early life in sorrow (Negative). (c)   They come here to enjoy themselves (Interrogative). (d)   Cox’s Bazar is the longest sea beach in the world (Positive). (e)   Beware of pick-pockets (Assertive).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

Industry is the key to success. (a) No one can prosper in life without industry (Affirmative). (b) We have to work for our prosperity (Interrogative). (c) Only the industrious people can change the lot of a nation (Negative). (d) Women can contribute to our development as much as men (Comparative). (e) So, female education is one of the most important matters now (Positive).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a) Polythene is a popular carrying bag (Negative). (b) It is not useful for soil (Affirmative). (c) It is one of the most dangerous pollutants (Comparative). (d) It is more destructive than arsenic (Positive). (e) We must avoid using it (Interrogative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

Morning walk is very pleasant. (a) It makes us strong and healthy (Passive). (b) Walking in the morning is a good habit (Negative). (c) It is the best kind of exercise for all classes of people (Positive). Morning air is fresh and cool. (d) It bears a good effect on both body and mind (Interrogative). In the morning nature is calm and quiet. (e) It gives a good start of our day’s work (Interrogative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a) Health is wealth (Interrogative). (b) A healthy poor man is happier than a sick moneyed man (Positive). (c) A healthy man is not a liability to his family (Affirmative). (d) Everybody must be conscious of health (Negative). (e) No other thing in the world is as valuable as health (Comparative).

 

  1. Change the following passage as directed in the brackets.

We are human beings. (a) All men must die (Negative). (b) It matters a little if a man lives many years or not (Interrogative). (c) Our life is not measured by months or years (Active). (d) The people living only for their own interest are not real human beings (Affirmative). (e) Their life is not better than that of a beast (Positive).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a) The Royal Bengal Tigers are more famous than few other animals in the world (Positive). (b) It is seen in the Sundarbans (Active). (c) All know it for its ferocity (Passive). (d) Their number is decreasing (Negative). (e) We all should be aware of our precious wild animals (Interrogative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Truthfulness is the greatest of all virtues (Positive). (b)   It makes us honorable in the society (Negative). (c)   It brings peace in mind (Interrogative). (d)   Truthfulness makes us faithful and reliable (Passive). (e)   A liar rich man is not as respected as a truthful poor man (Comparative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a) Health is wealth (Interrogative). (b) A healthy poor man is happier than a sick moneyed man (c) A healthy man is not a liability to his family (Affirmative). (d) Everybody must be conscious of health (Negative). (e) No other thing in the world is as valuable as health (Comparative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Anger begets nothing but the worst (Make it affirmative). (b)   It is one of the most inhuman traits (Make it positive). (c)   So we should control it for our own sake (Make it passive). (d)   Everybody dislikes an angry man (Make it interrogative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a) A mobile set is light to carry (Interrogative). (b) It is not expensive (Affirmative). (c) Only a wicked person person uses it for evil purpose (Passive). (d) It is used for different purposes (Active). (e) No other thing is as useful as a mobile set (Superlative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Cox’s Bazar sea beach is a beautiful place (Negative). (b)   It attracts many tourists every year (Passive). (c)   St. Martin is not far from Cox’s Bazar (Affirmative). (d)   Cox’s Bazar is the longest sea beach in the world (Positive). (e)   I have never been there alone (Interrogative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a) A train journey is very enjoyable (Negative). (b) It is cheaper than any other journey (Positive). (c) All types of people enjoy this journey (Positive). (d) No other journey is as pleasant as a train journey (Comparative). (e) A train runs faster than a bus (Interrogative).

 

  1. Transform the following as directed.

 (a)   Check the beast in you. (Assertive)

 (b)   The roads of Jessore are not wider than those of Dhaka. (Positive)

 (c)   Polythene is detrimental to soil, (Negative)

 (d)   We must avoid using it. (Passive)

 (e)   He did nothing for me. (Interrogative)

 

  1. Transform the following sentences as directed.

 (a)   Never tell a lie. (passive)

 (b)   How fortunate the porter was! (assertive)

 (c)   I wish I had the wings of a dove. (exclamatory)

 (d)   Television is one of the most wonderful inventions of modern science. (positive)

 (e)   Come here. (passive)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Mrs. Tahmina is a famous university teacher. (interrogative) (b)   Her style of teaching is different. (Negative) (c)   No other teacher in the university is so efficient as she. (Superlative) (d)   Everybody of the department honours her. (Negative) (e)   We should follow her ideals. (Imperative)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Very few insects are as busy as a bee. (Comparative) (b)   It lives together. (Negative) (c)   It flies from flower to flower and collects honey. (Interrogative) (d)   It stores honey in the hive. (Imperative) (e)   It leads a disciplined life. (Interrogative)

 

  1. Change the sentences as in the brackets.

 (a)   Very few metals are as useful as iron. (Superlative) (b)   It is used for construction purpose. (Active) (c)   Bangladesh imports iron. (Interrogative) (d)   It is a heavy metal. (Negative) (e)   There is no building without iron. (Affirmative)

 

  1. Change the following as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Arif is a regular student. (Exclamatory) (b)   He is very attentive to his studies. (Interrogative) (c)   No other student in the class is as good as he. (Superlative) (d)   He never disobeys his parents. (Affirmative) (e)   Everybody likes him. (Negative)

 

  1. Transform the underlined sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a)   Cricket is a very exciting game (Exclamatory).

(b)   They are found of watching “Twenty-twenty cricket” (Interrogative).

(c)   The old sailor shot the albatross (Passive).

(d)   He is as good as an honest man (Comparative).

(e)   Everybody lives in society (Negative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

(a) Everybody works hard to gain his object (Negative). (b) Life is nothing but a struggle (Interrogative). (c) Who does not want to succeed in life? (Assertive). (d) Industry paves the way to success (Passive). (e) Industry is one of the most important secrets for shining in life (Comparative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in brackets.

 (a)   Plato is the most revered of all philosophers of the western world (Positive). (b)   He lived in Athens (Interrogative). (c)   He established Lyceum to teach his disciples (Passive). (d)   He wanted all men to live in peace (Negative). (e)   He was a very kind hearted man (Exclamatory).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   My first day at college is the most memorable day in my life (Positive). (b)   I will never forget this day (Passive). (c)   I passed the day amidst joy (Interrogative). (d)   What a thrilling experience it was! (Assertive). (e)   Life was enjoyed with a new zeal (Negative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   No other thing is as useful as computer (Superlative). (b)   Every student needs computer (Negative). (c)   A poor student cannot buy it (Interrogative) (d)   It is one of the greatest inventions of science (Positive). (e)   It was not invented overnight (Active).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Man must die (Negative).

 (b)   He is never late (Affirmative).

 (c)   There are many books here (Negative).

 (d)   He learns his lesson regularly (Interrogative).

 (e)   Who does not wish to be happy? (Assertive).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Everybody lives in society (Negative). (b)   So we should not disturb social order (Affirmative). (c)   We should fail to lead a peaceful life (Interrogative). (d)   It is more expected than many other things (Superlative). (e)   It is so much required (Exclamatory).

 

  1. Change the sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Anger is a vice (Negative). (b)   It begets nothing but the worst (Affirmative). (c)   Anger is one of the most inhuman vices (Positive). (d)   So, we should control anger for our own sake (Passive). (e)   Nobody likes an angry man (Interrogative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Mr. Ahmed alone lives in this house (Negative). (b)   I shall never forget your advice (Affirmative). (c)   Every man must die (Interrogative). (d)   There is no use of this law (Interrogative). (e)   He is better than any other boy in the class (negative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Man is mortal (Negative). (b)   He is the best creation of Allah (Positive). (c)   He cannot lead a long life (Affirmative). (d)   He is a very wonderful creation of the Almighty (Interrogative). (e)   Only Allah can help him (Passive).

 

  1. Read the following passage and transform the underlined as directed in the brackets.

(a) Computer is one of the greatest inventions of modern science (Positive). (b) It renders great service to mankind (Passive). (c) A computer is a blessing on earth (Negative). (d) Though it is a blessing, it has dark sides. (d) Computers are now-a-days being used in almost every sphere by the people (Active). (e) You cannot but depend on it (Affirmative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Very few insects are as busy as a bee (Comparative). (b)   It lives together (Negative). (c)   It flies from flower to flower and collects honey (Interrogative). (d)   It stores honey in the hive (Passive). (e)   It leads a disciplined life (Exclamatory).

 

  1. Transform the following sentences.

 (a)   Mohammad Muhsin was a kind man (Negative). (b)   He was a great man (Exclamatory). (c)   He inherited vast property from his father and sister (Interrogative). (d)   He did not marry (Affirmative). (e)   He spent money lavishly to help the poor (Passive).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Hasan is not a dishonest farmer (Affirmative). (b)   He is one of the most miserable farmers in the village (Positive). He has a few pieces of land. (c)   They cannot be cultivated properly (Active). (d)   He and his family members always live in wants (Negative). (e)   He leads a happy life (Negative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Cricket is a very exciting game (Exclamatory). (b)   People of all ages enjoy this game (Interrogative). (c)   At present, cricket is the most popular game in our country (Positive). (d)   Cricket is a very costly game (Negative). (e)   But its standard is not high (Affirmative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in brackets.

 (a)   A book fair creates a sense of interest for books (Passive). (b)   It was a very interesting book (Exclamatory). (c)   A healthy man is the happiest man in the world (Positive). (d)   Very few insects are as busy as a bee (Comparative). (e)   Health is both the soundness of body and the soundness of mind (Negative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Our Independence Day occupies the most important day in life (Comparative). (b)   The valiant fighters fought bravely (Interrogative). (c)   Our freedom fighters are braver than most other persons (Positive). (d)   There was nobody but supported the freedom fighters (Affirmative). (e)   Our freedom fighters cannot be forgotten (Active).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Stephen Hawking was born in an educated family (Negative). (b)   He is the greatest scientist after Einstein (Comparative). (c)   People said that he received many awards (Passive). (d)   He is not physically fit (Affirmative). (e)   Very few scientists are as famous as the (Superlative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   We don’t usually see cuckoo near to the human habitats (Affirmative). (b)   In spring it sings day and night (Interrogative). (c)   They are very shy (Exclamatory). (d)   The cuckoo is less clever than the crow (Positive). (e)   How interesting the fact of cuckoo’s laying egg in the nest of the crow is! (Assertive)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   I have a red cow (Passive). (b)   The cow is more beautiful than the goat that I also have (Positive). (c)   It gives only one calf at a time (Negative). (d)   The calf looks very beautiful (Negative). (e)   Cow’s milk is an ideal food (Interrogative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   The crow is the most common of all birds in Bangladesh (Make it comparative). (b)   It is ugly to look at (Make it a negative sentence without changing its meaning). (c)   The raven is bigger than the carrion (Make it positive). But the carrion is more common than the raven. The crow is of some use to us. (d)   It keeps the environment clean (Make it passive). (e)   Nobody likes it (Make it an interrogative sentence).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Cricket is a very exciting game (Exclamatory). (b)   People of all ages enjoy the game (Passive). (c)   At present, cricket is the most popular game in our country (Comparative). (d)   Cricket is enjoyed not only by the young but also by the old (Affirmative). (e)   Bangladesh is a test playing country but its standard is very low (Negative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   We are human beings (Interrogative). (b)   All men must die (Negative). (c)   It matters a little if a man lives many years or not (Interrogative). (d)   Our life cannot be measured by months or years (Active). (e)   The life of the people is not better than that of a beast (Positive).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Power crisis is one of the most common problems in Bangladesh (Comparative). (b)   It hampers every sphere of our daily works (Interrogative). (c)   Some steps have been taken to solve this problem (Active). (d)   If we are honest in using it, the problem can be solved (Negative). (e)   Social awareness is very essential in this regard (Exclamatory).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Cricket is a very exciting game (Interrogative). (b)   People of all ages enjoy this game (Passive). (c)   Cricket is the most popular game in Bangladesh (Positive). (d)   Cricket is not a cheap game (Affirmative). (e)   The performance of Bangladesh is satisfactory (Negative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   The Taj Mahal is one of the greatest wonders of the world (Comparative). (b)   Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor built it (Passive). After so many years its beauty remains unchanged. (c)   It is certainly a mansterpiece of architecture (Interrogative). (d)   It is an incomparable creation (Negative). (e)   It looks very shining on the Jamuna (Exclamatory).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   A flower is a wonderful gift of nature (Exclamatory) (b)   Who does not like flowers? (Statement) (c)   Flowers are used on different occasions (Active) (d)   The rose is the best of all flowers (Positive) (e)   It has both charm and commercial value (Negative)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh. (a) It is the most densely populated city in the world (Negative). (b) It is not so far from Kushtia as from Khulna (Comparative). (c) It is regarded as the city of mosques (Active). Everyday a lot of people are migrating from their villages to Dhaka. (d) As a result, the number of floating people is increasing very quickly in the city (Exclamatory). (e) At present, Dhaka is nothing but a city of dirt and filth (Interrogative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Gold is the most precious metal (Positive) (b)   It is bought by the wealthy persons (Active) (c)   Every woman likes it (Negative) (d)   The price of gold is increasing day by day (Interrogative) (e)   Who does not like gold? (Affirmative)

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   The Sundarban is the biggest in Bangladesh (Positive). (b)   Many people visit the Sundarban (Passive). (c)   Only the tiger is ferocious animal in the Sundarban (Negative). (d)   The scenery of Sundarban is very charming (Exclamatory). (e)   We should protect this forest (Imperative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   The Royal Bengal Tigers are the most famous animals in the world (Positive). (b)   It is seen in the Sundarbans (Negative). (c)   All know it for ferocity (Passive). (d)   The number is decreasing (negative). (e)   We all should be aware of our precious wild animals (Interrogative).

 

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets.

 (a)   Sher Shah was one of the greatest warriors in history (Comparative). (b)   Humayun had been defeated by him (Active). (c)   Humayun fled towards Agra (Interrogative). (d)   He stopped for a short time at Agra and Delhi (Negative). (e)   Very few emperors were as knowledgeable as he (Superlative).

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