Sentence Transformation Exercises for Class 9

Q. Read the following set of instructions for washing the dirty white cotton clothes. Complete the procedure.

  • Collect all the dirty white cotton clothes.
  • Soak them fully in a boiling water and soap solution.
  • Take them out and beat them with fists or stick.
  • Then rinse them in running water until the soap content is washed off.
  • Squeeze them and hang them for drying.

All the dirty white cotton clothes are collected and (1) …………….. of boiling water and soap. They (2) …………….. with fists or stick. Then they (c) …………….. until the soap content is washed off. Then they (3) …………….. and hung for drying.

Answer

  1. are soaked in a solution.
  2. are taken out and beaten
  3. are rinsed in running water.
  4. are squeezed

Q. Read the following instructions for making ‘Maggi noodles’ and complete the passage.

  • Boil 500 ml of water in a container.
  • Add noodles and taste maker.
  • Add finely chopped vegetables after steaming them separately.
  • Cook only for two minutes.
  • Serve hot.

Firstly, 500 ml of water (1) …………….. in a container. After that noodles and taste maker (2) …………….. Then finely chopped vegetables (3) …………….. after steaming them separately. The mixed stuff is cooked for only two minutes. Then, it (4) …………….. hot.

Answer

  1. is boiled
  2. are added
  3. are added
  4. is served

Q. Read the following instructions for making ‘cheese omelette’ and complete the passage.

  • Take two eggs
  • Take 1 slice of ham and wash it and slice it properly.
  • Take 50 ml of milk.
  • Take green onion, chop them into very small slices.
  • Mix all the above ingredients in a bowl
  • Margarine is heated in a skillet.
  • Melt it l Take ½ stalk of cheese
  • Grate the cheese and spread it on the omelette
  • Take salt 1 tsp
  • Take pepper 1 tsp

First (1) …………….. bowl. In the bowl, take ham, eggs, salt, onion, pepper, and milk, (2) …………….. this mixture well. Now margarine (3) …………….. in a skillet on medium flame till it melts completely. Into a skillet, pour egg mixture and when the omelette sets lift edges using egg flipper. (4) …………….. some part of the cheese all over it. Fold 1 edge of the omelette over cheese and then sprinkle the leftover cheese on it. Slide omelette onto a dish and cut into parts.

Answer

  1. take a
  2. mix
  3. is heated
  4. sprinkle

Q. Fill in the blanks to complete the process of washing clothes in a machine. Use passive form of the verbs given in brackets.

Dirty clothes are ________________ (take) for washing. Clothes are ____________ (separate) on the basis of texture, colour, etc., and _____________ (make) into piles. Each pile is ___________ (put) in the washing machine tub. Then detergent powder is _____ (add) and the required programme is _____ (set). Once the washing is over the clothes are _ (remove) from the tub and ________ (hang) for drying.

Answer

Dirty clothes are taken for washing. Clothes are separated on the basis of texture, colour, etc., and made into piles. Each pile is put in the washing machine tub. Then detergent powder is added and the required programme is set. Once the washing is over the clothes are removed from the tub and hung for drying.

Q. Read the following dialogue and then complete the report by transforming the sentences into reported speech. Write your answers in your answer sheet against the correct blank numbers. Do not copy the whole passage.

Raj: Which is your favourite programme on TV?
Sachin: I love to watch news channels. They make us aware of things happening around us.
Raj: TV also helps us to remember the things easily as we watch it happening live in fr
ont of us.

Raj asked Sachin about (1) ……………… Sachin answered that (2) …………….. to watch news channels as 3………………. Raj shared that TV also helps them to remember the things easily as 4………………happening live in front of them.

Answer

  1. his favourite programme on TV
  2. he loved
  3. they made them aware of things happening around them
  4. they watched it

Q. Read the conversation given below and complete the passage given below:

Sneha: Do you know that the Andaman trip has been postponed?
Deepti: No, I didn’t know that. Why has it been postponed?
Sneha: I heard that it is due to bad weather conditions.

Sneha asked Deepti (1) ……………. postponed. Deepti realised that (2) …………… that. She asked Sneha (3) ………… Sneha told her that (4) ……………..

Answer

  1. if she knew that the Andaman trip had been
  2. she didn’t know
  3. the reason why it had been postponed
  4. it was due to bad weather conditions.

Q. Read the dialogue given below and complete the paragraph:

Interviewer: What are your qualifications?
Candidate: I have done Hotel Management from the National Institute of Hotel Management.
Interviewer: Do you have any work experience?
Candidate: I have worked at a hotel reception for a year. sir, Do you like my profile?

The interviewer asked the candidate (1) ………….. The candidate replied that (2) ……………. the National Institute of Hotel Management. To the interviewer’s enquiry as to whether he had any experiences, the candidate said that (3) …………… at a hotel reception for one year. The candidate asked respectfully (4) ………………

Answer

  1. what his qualifications were.
  2. he had done Hotel Management from.
  3. he had worked.
  4. if he liked his profile.

Q. Read the conversation given below and complete the passage that follows:

Mahesh: Can you come to my house today?
Sathish: Sorry, Mahesh, I can’t make it today.
Mahesh: Do you have any other programme for the day?
Sathish: No, actually my dad is coming from America today and I need to go to the airport to pick him up.

Mahesh asked Sathish (1) ……………. Sathish replied (2) …………….. Mahesh asked him (3) …………….. any other programme for that day. Sathish replied (4) ……………..

Answer

  1. whether he could come to his house that day.
  2. apologetically that he could not make it that day.
  3. whether he had.
  4. that he has to go to the airport to pick up his father who was returning from America.

Q. Read the Conversation given below and complete the passage that follows:

Mother: Dear, Have you finished your home work?
Daughter: Yes, mom.
Mother: Are you free now?
Daughter: Yes mom. Do you want me to help you with something?
Mother: Yes. Can you help me surf the net?

Speaking to her daughter affectionately, mother (1) ………….. The daughter replied affirmatively. The mother (2) ……………. free then. The daughter replied affectionately and asked (3) …………… The mother (4) …………….. in surfing the net.

Answer

  1. asked her if/whether she had finished her home work
  2. asked her if she was
  3. if she wanted her to help her with something
  4. desired that she could help her

Q. Read the conversation given below and complete the passage that follows:

Raj: What are you angry about?
Mother: Everything you do.
Raj: Could you be a little more specific?
Mother: You should know by now.

Raj asked his mother (1) ………………. She replied that she was (2) ……………. Raj asked if (3) …………… a little more specific to which she retorted that (4) ……………….

Answer

  1. what she was angry about.
  2. angry about everything he did.
  3. she could be
  4. he should have known by then.

Q. Read the following dialogue and then complete the report by transforming the sentences into reported speech.

Father: Why have you come back?
Son: I missed my school bus
Father: You never get ready in time
Son: I shall be careful in future.

The father asked his son (1) …………….. The son replied that (2) …………….. The father scolded him and said that (3) …………….. The son replied that (4) …………… in future.

Answer

  1. why he had come back
  2. he had missed his school bus
  3. he never got ready in time
  4. he would be careful

Q. Read the following dialogue and then complete the report by transforming the sentences into reported speech.

Daughter: Our school is arranging a trip to Goa in summer vacation.
Mother: What are the dates of the trip?
Daughter: The trip will be between May 10 to 20.
Mother: OK.

The daughter told her mother that (1) …………….. The mother asked her (2) …………….. The daughter replied that (3) …………….. The mother (4) …………… the daughter.

Answer

  1. their school was arranging a trip to Goa in summer vacation
  2. about the dates of the trip
  3. the trip would be between May 10 to 20
  4. said OK to

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