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GRAMMAR QUESTIONS IN PAU 2006-2012 2006 June 1.

Combine the following two sentences by replacing the underlined words with a relative pronoun to form a relative clause: a. The woman is meeting a blind date. B. The woman is sitting next to an attractive man in the park. The woman who was sitting next to an attractive man is meeting a blind date. 2006 Sept 2. Write the following sentence in the negative form of the simple past: Violence has always played a role in entertainment. Violence didn't always play a role in entertainment. 2007 June 3. Rewrite the following sentence in negative interrogative: States are permitted to reasonably regulate the institution Aren't states permitted to reasonably regulate the institution? 2007 Sept 4. Rewrite the following sentence in indirect style (reported speech): He asked: How many times have you driven to work in the morning? He asked how many times I/he/she/we/they had driven to work in the morning. 2008 June 5. Rewrite the following two sentences as one sentence, using a relative clause: Young people receive assistance from their faimilies. Young people cycle between attending school, living independently, and staying with their families. Young people who cycle between between attending school, living independently, and staying with their families receive assistance from their families. 2008 Sept 6. Rewrite the following sentence in indirect style (reported speech), beginning: She said: We've taught students who seriously think a bowl of tinned tuna is donkey meat. She said that they had taught students who seriously thought a bowl of tinned tuna was donkey meat. 2009 June 7. Rewrite the following sentence in indirect style (reported speecg), beginning with the words She said: Spanish people have been familiar with migration for a long time now. She said that Spanish people had been familiar with migration for a long time then.

8. Rewrite the following sentence in negative-interrogative: Most of these came from Northern Africa and Latin America Didn't most of these come from Northern Africa and Latin America? 2009 Sept 9. Rewrite the following sentence in the passive voice: In most British primary and secondary schools, pupils must wear uniforms. In most British primary and secondary schools, uniforms must be worn by pupils. 10. Rewrite the following sentence in negative-interrogative: Temperatures in classrooms have chaged over the last fifty years in the United Kingdom. Haven't temperatures in classrooms changed over the last fifty years in the UK? 2010 June Opt A 11. Rewrite the following sentence in the negative-interrogative (one sentence only): The rise of unemployment has caused huge social problems. Hasn't the rise of unemployment caused huge social problems? 12. Rewrite the following sentence into the passive voice (do not omit any part of it): At least another half million people will soon join the ranks of the unemployed. The ranks of the unemployed will soon be joined by at least another half million people. Opt B 13. Rewrite the following sentence in negative-interrogative (one sentence only): Advances in technology constantly encourage new life-like games. Don't advances in technology constantly encourage new life-like games? 14. Rewrite the following sentence in the present perfect tense: These games are often designed to be played by professionals. These games have often been designed to be played by professionals. 2010 Sept Opt A 15. Rewrite the following sentence in the passive voice (do not omit any part of it): Approximately one third of the people in the world understand English to some degree. English is understood to some degree by approximately one third of the people in the world.

16. Rewrite the following sentence in negative-interrogative (one sentence only): English has become the most useful language to learn for international travel and diplomacy. Hasn't English become the most useful language to learn for international travel and diplomacy. Opt B 17. Rewrite the following sentence in the negative-interrogative (one sentence only): The relevance of biodiversity to human health is becoming a major international issue. Isn't the relavance of biodiverity to human health becoming a major international issue? 18. Rewrite the following sentence in indirect style (reported speech), beginning with the words She said: The Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction event occurred 65 million years ago and has attracted more attention than all others. She said that the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction event had occurred 65 million years before and had attracted more attention than all others. 2011 June Opt A 19. Rewrite the following sentence in the negative interrogative. Use only one sentence. Gypsies have been suffering this situation for 500 years now. Haven't Gypsies been suffering this situation for 500 years now? 20. Rewrite the following sentence in the passive voice (do not omit any part of it) This has created a negative feeling towards immigrants among Spaniards. A negative feeling towards immigrants has been created by this among Spaniards. Opt B 21. Rewrite the following sentence in the negative interrogative. Use only one sentence. Group marriage can exist in a number of forms Can't group marriage exist in a numer of forms? 22. Rewrite the following sentence in the negative form of the future simple: Those wives could get simultaneously pregnant. Thos wives won't get simultaneously pregnant.

2011 Sept Opt A 23. Rewrite the following sentence in indirect style (reported speech), beginning with the words She said: Unusual behaviour has been detected here among certain wolf individuals. She said that unusual behaviour had been detected there among certain wolf individuals. 24. Rewrite the following sentence in the future simple tense: About seventy traditional expressions are often pronounced About seventy traditional expressions will often be pronounced. Opt B 25. Rewrite the following sentence as a third type (impossible) conditional: If your child has a tendency to be aggressive, this wil perhaps be accentuated by frustration. If your child had had a tendency to be aggresive, this would perhaps have been accentuated by frustration. 26. Rewrite the following sentence in the negative-interrogative. Write only one sentence: You should take every opportunity to communicate with the school. Shouldn't you take every opportunity to communicate with the school? 2012 June Opt A 27. Rewrite the following sentence as a third type (impossible) conditional: If you engage in more vigorous activities, you will have greater health benefits. If you had engaged in more vigorous activities, you would have had greater health benefits. 28. Rewrite the following sentence in the passive voice. Do not omit any part of it: The US Department of Agriculture has recently published new dietary guidelines. New dietary guidelines has recently been published by the US Department of Agriculture. Opt B 29. Rewrite the following sentence in the passive voice. Do not omit any part of it: He applied this kind of creative sculpting to all aspects of his life. This kind of creative sculpting was applied by him to all aspets of his life. 30. Rewrite the following sentence in the past perfect tense: Queen constantly drove the crowd of 72,000 people into an unforgettable frenzy. Queen had constantly driven the crowd of 72,000 people into an unforgettable frenzy.

2012 Sept Opt A 31. Rewrite the following sentence in the active voice: The climate on the Costa Blanca has been described by the World Health Organisation as one of the healthiest in the world. The World Healh Organisation has described the climate on the Costa Blanca as one of the healthiest in the world. 32. Rewrite the following sentence in the negative form of the past perfect tense: The drought totally disappeared in the winter of 1995/96 The drought hadn't totally disappeared in the winter of 1995/96 Opt B 33. Rewrite the following sentence in indirect style (reported speech), beginning with the words She said: Paper folding in the west probably originated with the Moors much earlier, but it is not known whether it was an independent discovery or knowledge of origami came along the silk route. She said that paper folding in the west had probably originated with the Moors much earlier, but it wasn't kknown whether it had been an independent discovery or knowledge of origame had come along the silk route. 34. Rewrite the following sentence in the negative interrogative form. Write only one sentence: Chinese paper folding has typically been of objects like dishes, hats or boats. Hasn't Chinese paper folding typically been of objets like dishes, hats or boats?