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2016 Old Questions

Domestic

1. A crowded bus hit the lamp post near our house.

The lamp post …..

The lamp post near our house was hit by a crowded bus.


2. If she does not take exercises, she will gain weight.

Unless …..

Unless she takes exercises, she will gain weight.


3. Although my sister is thin, she is healthy.

 In spite of …..

In spite of being thin, my sister is healthy.


4. Everyone needs good health.

There is no …..

There is no one who does not need good health.


5. Nilar said, “Did you go to Ngapali with your friends last year, Tun Tun?”

Nilar asked …..

Nilar asked Tun Tun if he had gone to Ngapali with his friends the previous year.


6. The maid sang a song. She washed the clothes under the tree.

 Singing …..

Singing a song, the maid washed the clothes under the tree.


7. The main aim to use a certain language is to communicate with each other.

 It is …..

It is to communicate with each other that is the main aim to use a certain language.


8. A wise man controls his anger. He knows that it causes mistakes.

 A wise man not only …..

A wise man not only controls his anger but also knows that it causes mistakes.


9. Sittway is a coastal town in Rakhine State. Sittway is clean and beautiful.

 Sittway, …..

Sittway, a coastal town in Rakhine State, is clean and beautiful.


10. Daw Nu was very satisfied with her son’s marks in the test. She gave him a new watch.

Daw Nu was so …..

Daw Nu was so satisfied with her son’s marks in the test that she gave him a new watch.


Overseas

1. After Ma Ma had tidied her room, she took a rest.

 Having …..

Having tidied her room, Ma Ma took a rest.


2. “Can’t you draw in your room?” Ko Ko said to Mi Mi.

 Ko Ko asked …..

Ko Ko asked Mi Mi if she could not draw in her own room.


3. I had just sat at the table when the lights went out.

 No sooner …..

No sooner had I sat at the table than the lights went out.


4. The fishermen threw out their nets and waited patiently.

 After …..

After throwing out their nets, the fishermen waited patiently.
(OR)
After the fishermen had thrown out their nets, they waited patiently.


5. Although he had good qualities, he was quite stubborn.

 In spite of …..

In spite of having good qualities, he was quite stubborn.


6. The organizers must display a great number of goods in a minimum space.

 A great number …..

A great number of goods are displayed in a minimum space by the organizers.


7. He was so rich that he did not care about the high cost of living.

 He was too …..

He was too rich to care about the high cost of living.


8. Neither Ko Ko nor Nyi Nyi eats beef.

 Not only …..

Not only Ko Ko but also Nyi Nyi does not eat beef.


9. You can save your money in the bank. If not, you can buy gold bars with it.

 You can either …..

You can either save your money in the bank or buy gold bars with it.


10. Greenland is the biggest island in the world.

There is no …..

There is no island in the world as big as Greenland.