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2018 Old Questions

Domestic

1. Nowadays, respect for money has replaced respect for wisdom and knowledge.

Nowadays, respect for wisdom …..

Nowadays, respect for wisdom and knowledge has been replaced by respect for money.


2. The climb was so difficult that we stopped to rest several times.

It was such …..

It was such a difficult climb that we stopped to rest several times.


3. She said, “I’d love to help you, but I’m going on holiday with my friends tomorrow.”

 She said that …..

She said that she would love to help me but she was going on holiday with her friends the next day.


4. Computers were developed at the same time as TV and radio. Computers were put into public service in 1944.

Computers, …..

Computers, which were developed at the same time as TV and radio, were put into public service in 1944.
(OR)
Computers, developed at the same time as TV and radio, were put into public service in 1944.


5. Although there were warnings about the approaching storm, the fishermen went ahead as planned.

 In spite of …..

In spite of warnings about the approaching storm, the fishermen went ahead as planned.
(OR)
In spite of there being warnings about the approaching storm, the fishermen went ahead as planned.


6. Mosquitoes are the most highly developed insect bloodsuckers.

 No other insect bloodsucker …..

No other insect bloodsucker is as highly developed as mosquitoes.


7. University students in many countries do part-time jobs. They earn some money.

 By …..

By doing part-time jobs, university students in many countries earn some money.


8. The number of wi-fi networks is growing rapidly. They are easy and inexpensive to set up.

Being …..

Being easy and inexpensive to set up, the number of wi-fi networks is growing rapidly.


9. The population explosion has pushed people towards towns and cities.

 It is the population explosion …..

It is the population explosion that has pushed people towards towns and cities.


10. The four young men paid their respects to their professor. They set forth on their journey home.

 Before …..

Before setting forth on their journey home, the four young men paid their respects to their professor.
(OR)
Before they set forth on their journey home, the four young men paid their respects to their professor.


Overseas

1. The audience needs to be more disciplined or they will be asked to leave this stadium.

 Unless …..

Unless the audience is more disciplined, they will be asked to leave this stadium.


2. The scientists are paying close attention to how mosquitoes cause infectious diseases.

Close attention …..

Close attention is being paid to how mosquitoes cause infectious diseases by scientists.


3. The problem was so difficult that he could not solve it in a short time.

 The problem was not …..

The problem was not easy enough for him to solve in a short time.


4. The poodle is one of the most intelligent breeds of dogs.

Very few …..

Very few breeds of dogs are as intelligent as the poodle.


5. You will be treated by others as you treat them.

Others …..

Others will treat you as you treat them.


6. As soon as I closed my eyes, I fell asleep.

 No sooner …..

No sooner did I close my eyes than I fell asleep.


7. Although the price was high, we decided to buy the house.

 In spite of …..

In spite of the high price, we decided to buy the house.
(OR)
In spite of the price being high, we decided to buy the house.


8. As I worked more, I spend less time with my family.

The more …..

The more I worked, the less time I spend with my family.


9. Learning can help us experience the beauty of the world.

 It is …..

It is learning that can help us experience the beauty of the world.


10. All students deserve equal opportunities to learn and succeed in life.

There is no …..

There is no student who does not deserve equal opportunities to learn and succeed in life.