Class 12 english sports complete grammer solution

Unit: 3 sports grammar

In this unit, the grammar that students will face is 'Determiners and quantifier'. Here, I will be sharing the complete grammar solution of sports chapter.

Determiners and quantifier

A. Observe the following examples.

  1. People have unethical justifications for all their actions.
  2. Americans throw away around 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour.
  3. Around 2 billion litres of human and industrial wastes are dumped into it each day.
  4. All of these create the illusion of complete pleasure at our fingertips, with none of the hassles of pain.
  5. If a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the whole ocean does not become dirty.

The words in bold face in the examples above are called determiners and quantifiers.

We use determiners to identify things (the book) and we use quantifiers to say how much or how many (a few drops). The following table shows the determiners and quantifiers in English.

Determiners Quantifiers
Definite article: the
Indefinite articles: a/an
Possessives: my, your, his, her, our, their, its
Demonstratives: this, that, these, those.
Interrogatives: which, what
any, all, many, much, most, some, a few, a lot of, a little, none and the car-dinal numbers (one, two, three), etc.

B. Complete the following sentences with much, many, few or little.

  1. He is an introvert. He has got very few friends.
  2. I am busy preparing for my examinations. I have very little time to give to you.
  3. The entire winter season was dry this year. We had little rain.
  4. Our town has almost been modernized. There are few old buildings left.
  5. You can come today. I haven't got much to do.
  6. The party was crowded. There were too many people.
  7. How many photographs did you take while you were in Switzerland?
  8. There was little traffic, so I came in time.
  9. Can I borrow some books from you?
  10. Mohan can't be a good teacher. He has little patience.
  11. Mohan can't be a good teacher. He has little patience.

C. Put each or every in the following sentences.

  1. The party split into three factions, with each faction headed by a former prime minister.
  2. Leap years occur every four years.
  3. Every parent worries about their children.
  4. We had a great time in Singapore. We enjoyed every minute of our time.
  5. I could catch the main idea of his speech but I didn't understand each of his words.
  6. In Nepal, every motorcycle rider should wear a helmet.
  7. You must read each of these books for the exam.

D. Rewrite the following sentences using all of, most of, none of, both of or some of

  1. Your garden is superb. All of the flowers are beautiful.
  2. Do you know Bharat and Kamal? Of course, I do. Both of them are my friends.
  3. I bought a box of apples thinking it would be cheaper but I was mistaken. Most of them were rotten.
  4. When I was in the town, I asked some people for directions but none of them were able to help me. I had to call my friend.
  5. We all were soaked in the rain because none of us had carried an umbrella.
  6. My father is healthy in his seventies but he feels isolated because most of his friends are dead now.
  7. All of the tourists are not Chinese, some of them are Korean too.

E. Choose the best word from the brackets to complete the sentences.

  1. Give me the money I owe you.
  2. I want a boat which would take me to the island.
  3. Could you pour me some water, please?
  4. Only few employees know how important the project was.
  5. He was looking for an umbrella.
  6. A large amount of water was evaporated due to excessive heat.
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