English Grammar Exercise For Class 5

Do as directed.

1. Rewrite the words as a meaningful sentence.

a) regularly / magazine / good / a / reading / habit / is /a
b) voice / there / I / with a / and / crooked / a man / nose / a funny / met /

2. Identify the kind of sentence

a) Don’t spend so much time watching television.
b) There must be something wrong with your head.
c) Who do you want to meet me?
d) How I wish I was young again!

3. Identify the subject and the predicate in the following sentences.

a) The Indian team won a great victory.
b) The birds had come to roost.
c) The principal gave me an envelope.
d) The dogs were fighting for the bone.

4. Identify the verb as transitive or intransitive

a) Mother is cooking dinner.
b) I have done my homework.
c) Raju went to the market.
d) The dog wagged its tail.

5. Rewrite the sentence changing the nouns into their singular form.

a) The students were learning their lessons.
b) The mice had made many holes in the bags.
c) The parents were anxiously waiting for their children.
d) The dogs were chasing the cats.

6. Change the gender and rewrite the sentences.

a) The boy is staying with his uncle.
b) The man was waiting for his daughters.

Answers

a) Reading a magazine regularly is a good habit.
b) There I met a man with a crooked nose and a funny voice.

2. Identify the kind of sentence

a) Don’t spend so much time watching television. (Imperative)
b) There must be something wrong with your head. (Declarative)
c) Who do you want to meet me? (Interrogative)
d) How I wish I was young again! (Exclamatory)

3. Identify the subject and the predicate in the following sentences.

a) The Indian team (s) / won a great victory (p).
b) The birds (s) / had come to roost (p).
c) The principal (s) / gave me an envelope (p).
d) The dogs (s) / were fighting for the bone (p).

4. Identify the verb as transitive or intransitive

a) Mother is cooking dinner. (Transitive; object – dinner)
b) I have done my homework. (Transitive; object – homework)
c) Raju went to the market. (Intransitive; no object)
d) The dog wagged its tail. (Transitive; object – tail)

5. Rewrite the sentence changing the nouns into their singular form.

a) The student was learning his lesson.
b) The mouse had made a hole in the bag.
c) The parent was anxiously waiting for her child.
d) The dog was chasing the cat.

6. Change the gender and rewrite the sentences.

a) The girl was staying with her aunt.
b) The woman was waiting for her sons.

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