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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 4

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Class : Class 3
@Anirudh Bhatterjee- If president is in any form like President or president both are the same things. Laranya Thanks Laranya

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Class : Class 2
The word 'President' is in capital letters and is not a common noun as per the rules of Capitalization. Also here it is talking about a special person the 1st President of India..Please explain why the answer is not Proper Noun and how is it common noun..

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Class : Class 4
no its a

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Class : Class 6

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Class : Class 5
Dr Rajendra Prasad was the first President of India. The word 'President' is in capital letters and is not a common noun as per the rules of Capitalization. However, the answers show it as Common Noun. Please explain.

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Class : Class 6
they wrote president in CAPITAL to fool us but however the answer is common noun

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Class : Class 1
The correct answer is B.

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Class : Class 5
it should be proper noun as President is in capital letter.

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 4

Ans 1: (Master Answer)

Class : Class 1
The correct answer is D. B would have been the correct answer if the object of comparison was a singular entity. Here, we are talking about the roads which are plural.

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Class : Class 4

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 5

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 5

Complete the following letter with suitable conjunctions :
Dear Seema,
I wrote a letter to you last week ____ without any response from your side. ____, I am a bit worried. I thought you are ____ ill or busy with your studies, ____ I am writing this letter. ____ there is any other problem, share it with me. ____ I am going to tell you an interesting incident. Yesterday, ____ I was going to school, I saw a beggar who was pretending to be blind ___?___ in reality he was not. A man gave him a base coin, ____ he returned him the same coin, requesting him not to cheat him even ____ he was 'blind'.More on meeting.
Yours sincerely,
Anita

A if
B yet
C than
D but


I feel D is correct answer. Many answers for the passage is wrong as per answer key. Can someone respond about it

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Class : Class 6
ans should be D

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Class : Class 5
you use yeti when we say an incident which was good or bad took place but despite that something.........ans key is D

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Class : Class 5
Answer D is correct

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Class : Class 5
answer is but..d is correct

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Class : Class 1
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Class : Class 5
YET IS CORRECT

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Class : Class 5
these are really very confusing

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Class : Class 6
answer is d

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 8

Read the poem carefully and answer the questions that follow :
When I’m An Old Lady

When I’m an old lady, I’ll live with each kid, And bring so much happiness just as they did. I want to pay back all the joy they’ve provided. Returning each deed. Oh, they’ll be so excited! I’ll write on the walls with reds, whites and blues, And bounce on the furniture wearing my shoes, I’ll drink from the carton and then leave it out. I’ll stuff all the toilets and oh, how they’ll shout. When they’re on the phone and just out of reach, I’ll get into things like sugar and bleach. Oh, they’ll snap their fingers and then shake their head, And when that is done, I’ll hide under the bed. When they cook dinner and call me to eat, I’ll not eat my green beans and salad or meat. I’ll gag on my okra, spill milk on the table, And when they get angry I’ll run if I’m able. I’ll sit close to the T.V., through the channels I’ll click I’ll cross both eyes just to see if they stick I’ll take off my socks and throw one away, And play in the mud till the end of the day. And later in bed, I’ll lay back and sigh, I’ll thank God in prayer and then close my eyes. My kids will look down with a smile slowly creeping. And say with a groan, “She’s so sweet when she’s sleeping!”
–Barbara Hall
Who is the narrator of the poem?

A A young girl
B An old lady
C The grandmother
D None of these


I wrote option d but they say its option c...but the Pom starts by aging when I’m an old lady...so its a mother who is thinking and thus she is the narrator

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Class : Class 9
Option a

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Class : Class 8
No, the answer is D. This poem came in the ASSET exam and what they said the right answer was it was by a frustrated mother whom her kids kept annoying and that makes the most sense in context.

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Class : Class 8
Guys The answer should be A a young girl because the title says that WHEN I AM AN OLD LADY so she is saying that she would do all this nuisance when she is a old lady and then of course it is obvious that right now she is a young girl and all this is just her imagination .But the answer key says that the answer is B an old lady So guys how can an old lady say that when i am an old lady when she IS an old lady?please clear my doubts friends

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Class : Class 8
The answer is young girl because the title says 'when I am an old lady' which means that the narrator is not yet an old lady and the poetry is in future tense.

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Class : Class 8
If the narrator was a young girl,she wouldn’t have children.The title of the poem is,When I am an old lady.So,she can’t ™t eat an old lady/grandmother either.So,the answers none of the above(The narrator is probably a mother....)

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Class : Class 8

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Class : Class 8
ya YOUNG GIRL

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Class : Class 8
If the narrator was a young girl,she wouldn’t have children.The title of the poem is,’When I am an old lady’.So,she can’t eat an old lady/grandmother either.So,the answers none of the above(The narrator is probably a mother....)

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Class : Class 8
ima confused

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Class : Class 8
The answer must be NONE OF THE ABOVE. The title of the poem "When I'm An Old Lady" clearly states that the narrator cannot be an old lady yet as she says 'when'. She cannot be an young girl because then she wouldn't be having kids.Therefore, she must be an mother with kids.So, the answer is NONE OF THE ABOVE

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Class : Class 9
The name of the poem itself is “When I am an old lady”. So according to that and the first line, the answer is clearly young girl

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Class : Class 8
EXACTLYYY!!!!! I was gonna tell that too guys!! answer is b ...totalllyyy agree guyyzz.. @Anora, @Master

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Class : Class 8

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Class : Class 1
The correct answer is B.

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Class : Class 9
it should be a young girl because of the creative imagination and because it is in the future tense,the person is not an old lady

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Class : Class 9
it is a young girl because of the creative imagination and because the poem is in the future tense, the narrator cannot be an old lady

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Class : Class 8
It should be a young girl1)cause of the imagination and creativity2)because of the line”when I’m an old lady”

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Class : Class 8

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 8

Ans 1: (Master Answer)

Class : Class 1
The correct answer is C.

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 8

Fill in the blanks with indirect forms of speech :
Ghost : Ha, ha! I have a glorious past of terrifying people.
Mr. Otis : Mr. Ghost, why don't you oil your rusty chains? The clanking noise doesn't let me sleep.
Mrs. Otis : Uf! How miserably you are belching! Take this tincture to cure your stomachache.
The ghost laughed furiously and said that ________. Mr. Otis asked the ghost ________? He further told him that ________. Mrs. Otis exclaimed with disgust and told the ghost that ____?____! She, then, advised him ________.

A how miserably he was belching
B he was belching very miserably
C he was belching how miserably
D how miserably you are belching


I say its option b but they are saying that it is option a.Is it not wrong English to say”Mrs Otis exclaimed.....the ghost that how miserably he was belching?”.....shouldn’t the right answer be option b?

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Class : Class 9
Answer should be B

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Class : Class 8
Why not option B ?

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 4

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Class : Class 3
A is the correct answer

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Class : Class 1
The correct answer is A.

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 6

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Class : Class 6
A is correct

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Class : Class 6

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 4

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Class : Class 5
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Class : Class 4
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