Class 12 English Grammar Unit 3 Use of Few/Little/ A Few Exercise

Class 12 English Grammar Unit 3 - Use of Few/Little/ A Few Exercise

Grammar Unit 3


Rules:

If Countable = Use few

If Unountable = Use little

If Countable, and little more than just few = Use a few


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

 a. He is an introvert. He has got very few friends. 

 b. I am busy preparing for my examinations. I have very little time to give to you. 

 c. The entire winter season was dry this year. We had little rain. 

 d. Our town has almost been modernized. There are few old buildings left. 

 e. You can come today. I haven’t got much to do. 

 f. The party was crowded. There were too many people. 

 g. How many photographs did you take while you were in Switzerland? 

 h. There was little traffic so I came in time. 

 i. Can I borrow a few books from you? 

j. Mohan can’t be a good teacher. He has little patience.


Rules

If 2,3 things are given= Use Each

If more than 3 things are given, use Every 

Use Each = with Object, people, things

Use Every = with Group of People/time


C. Put each or every in the following sentences.

 a. The party split into three factions, each faction headed by a former prime minister. 

 b. Leap years occur every four years. 

 c. Every parent worries about their children. 

 d. We had a great time in Singapore. We enjoyed every minute of our time. 

 e. I could catch the main idea of his speech but I didn’t understand each of his words. 

 f. In Nepal, every motorcycle rider should wear a helmet. 

 g. 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. 

a. Your garden is superb. All of  the flowers are beautiful.

b. Do you know Bharat and Kamal? Of course, both of  them are my friends.

c. I bought a box of apples thinking it would be cheaper but I was mistaken most of  them were rotten.

d.  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.

e. We all were soaked in the rain because none of  us had carried an umbrella.

f.  My father is healthy in his seventies but he feels isolated because  most of  his friends are dead now.

g. 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.

a.  Give me the money I owe you. (which/the/a/an)

b. I want a boat which would take me to the island. (the/an/those/a)

c.  Could you pour me some water, please? (many/few/these/some)

d.      d.  Only a few employees know how important the project was. (a few/a little/little/few)

e.  He was looking for an umbrella. (an/a/those/these)

f.   A large amount of water was evaporated due to excessive heat. (A large number of/ A lot of/ A large amount of/Many)



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