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2019 Old Questions

Domestic

1. The future of a nation will be shaped by the education of its youth.

The education …..

The education of a nation’s youth will shape its future.


2. He said to me, “Try hard until your good is better and your better is best.”

 He …..

He told/ advised me to try hard until my good was better and my better was best.


3. The road she took is not as simple as mine.

The road I …..

The road I took is simpler than hers.


4. If he does not create change, change will create him.

 Unless …..

Unless he creates change, change will create him.


5. The table clock doesn’t show the correct time and the wall clock doesn’t either.

Neither …..

Neither the table clock nor the wall clock shows the correct time.


6. As soon as he put the phone down, it started ringing again.

No sooner …..

No sooner did he put the phone down than it started ringing again.


7. Although the rain was heavy, the drainage system saved the town from floods.

 In spite of …..

In spite of the heavy rain, the drainage system saved the town from floods.


8. As you pay more, the quality becomes better.

The more …..

The more you pay, the better the quality becomes.


9. Hard work can help us achieve success.

It is …..

It is hard work that can help us achieve success.


10. All mothers devote their lives to the wellbeing of their children.

There is no …..

There is no mother who does not devote her life to the wellbeing of her children.


Overseas

1. Kyaw Thu said, “Please don’t tell my father that I did not attend the classes yesterday.”

 Kyaw Thu told …..

Kyaw Thu told me not to tell his father that he had not attended the classes the day before.


2. All the children like playing computer games.

There is no …..

There is no child who does not like playing computer games.


3. My mother had just finished cooking dinner when my father got home from work.

 No sooner …..

No sooner had my mother finished cooking dinner than my father got home from work.


4. The police have investigated an official enquiry into the accident.

An official enquiry …..

An official enquiry into the accident has been investigated by the police.


5. I admitted my mistake to my mother. Then, I felt relieved.

 After I …..

After I admitted/ had admitted my mistake to my mother, I felt relieved.


6. Although I have seen this movie several times, I still cry at the end.

In spite of …..

In spite of having seen the movie several times, I still cry at the end.


7. If you follow the school rules and regulations, you won’t be punished.

Unless …..

Unless you follow the school rules and regulations, you will be punished.


8. It is very cold. We cannot go out without wearing warm clothes.

It is too …..

It is too cold for us to go out without wearing warm clothes.


9. We sometimes work too hard to enjoy the beauty of nature.

We sometimes work so …..

We sometimes work so hard that we cannot enjoy the beauty of nature.


10. Thida shouted with joy when she heard that she won a scholarship to study at Harvard University.

Hearing …..

Hearing that she won a scholarship to study at Harvard University, Thida shouted with joy.