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Monday, July 27, 2009

Exercises: Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Exercise 1

Complete the sentences with a, an, the, some or - (for no article).

1. I need some experience in this field before I can proceed with the project.
2. _______ hour of _______ revision every day will help you achieve good results.
3. _______ large number of people complain of _______ backache.
4. There is no cure for _______ AIDS, which is _______ deadly disease.
5. Can you buy _______ sugar on your way back from work?
6. The lion is _______ king of _______ beasts.
7. _______ Lucy goes to church every Sunday.
8. I need to buy _______ paper for printing.
9. Have you never seen _______ elephant?
10. _______ sun rises in _______ east.

Exercise 2
Form suitable nouns from the words given in brackets to complete the passage. The nouns may be countable or uncountable.

Recently, a Chinese trawler was found with 160 dead sea turtles. The fact is that only one in every thousand (1) hatchlings (hatch) survive to (2) _______ (adult). The rest will be killed in fishing (3) _______ (net), through (4) _______ (pollute), from (5) _______ (disease) or eaten by (6) _______ (predator). Those caught by the (7) _______ (China) were those that survived the odds.

In 2002, an illegal (8) _______ (ship) of 7500 turtles was seized in Hong Kong. They were crammed in crates without (9) _______ (food) or water. They were suffering from either (10) _______ (dehydrate), (11) _______ (malnourish) or bacterial (12) _______ (infect).

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Collection of SPM English Language Question Papers

2005
Terengganu Trial [Paper 1]

2007
Johor Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2] [Answers], Melaka Trial 2007 [Paper 1] [Paper 2], TIMES [Paper 1] [Paper 2] SPB [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2008

Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2],
Trial
MRSM Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], SBP Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kelantan Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kedah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Johor Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Perlis Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sabah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sarawak Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Melaka Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2009

Terengganu TOV [Paper 1] [Paper 2] Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
Melaka Trial , Johor Trial , Sabah Trial , Kedah Trial , Perlis Trial , Times , SBP , Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

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