“Do as directed” is a Grammatical Instruction that has been included as a question in many English Exam Papers for various classes. “Do as you’re told” isn’t grammatically correct. Under the “Do as directed” section, many forms of Grammatical Topics have been grouped together as questions.
We’ve included a variety of grammatical topics as questions in this article’s “Do as directed” sections, along with answers. This will aid students in their understanding of English Grammar as well as their ability to do well in English Exams.
- When he finished, it was dinner time. (Rewrite as a short statement)
- There were more fish on the hooks than the others had combined. (Change the degree)
- He is now America’s fourth-largest personal computer producer. (Write in the present perfect tense.)
- Michael Dell was the youngest CEO of a Fortune 500 company in history. (Change the number of degrees)
- Michael and his two siblings were indoctrinated by their parents while growing up in Houston, Texas.(Rewrite the sentence as a compound sentence.)
- I wasn’t a bad physician. (Insert a question mark)
- I felt unsure about myself. (Rewrite as affirmative)
- I considered focusing in dermatology, aural surgery, and paediatrics, but I rejected all of them. I carried him about with me. (Rewrite as a simple statement.)
- I was astounded when I saw the awards and read the citation Chaitanya had gotten. (Use the phrase ‘no sooner…..than’.)
- He was a unique child. (Rewrite as a rhetorical question)
- King Amrut and Chandan were strolling on the palace terrace one day. (Use the Past Perfect Continuous Tense to rewrite the statement.)
- They had a good view of the horizon. (Use the word ‘able to’.)
- He was ecstatic to see his empire prospering.
- What more could they want? (Use the gerund form of the underlined word)
- (Rewrite as an assertive sentence) He approached the monarch and whispered something to him. “Did you enjoy the storey, Meenu?” (Use ‘No sooner….than’)
- Raghu was the one who inquired. (Rewrite into indirect speech)
- I’d point my finger at him. (Use ‘used to’) I’d shut the cage and place it next to my pillow. (Rewrite as though it were a single sentence.)
- He would become agitated around 6 a.m. sharp.
- (For the underlined part of the question, frame a wh-question.)
- It will be difficult and expensive to find parking. (Use “not only…. but also”)
- Instead of driving, many will take public transportation. (Lessen the certainty)
- There are some rays of hope. (Insert a question mark)
- When they arrive late at work, they have excuses ready. They’ve never seen a sunrise. (Identify the clause.)
- (Change the tone of voice) She despised this habit.
- (Rewrite as exclamatory) His father would very certainly shake his head and dig deeper into his newspaper.
- (Use ‘not only…but also’) “They have pledged to repay the monies we have given to start the process,” Mr. Pawar says. Can you please hold it for me? (Rewrite as indirect speech) (What does Modal Auxiliary mean when it’s underlined?)
Do as Directed
1. I disliked the idea of making an Omelette. [Make it Negative.]
2. Mother was not at home. [Add a question tag.]
3. As soon as Dave had begun his second year when he heard himself hopelessly swamped. [Use – ‘No sooner—than]
4. Don’t lose faith. [Add a question tag]
5. I used to spend hours under it. [ use- Modal Auxiliary ‘would’]
6. He was treated with respect. [Change the voice]
7. I have tried getting you into the kitchen. [Identify the tense]
8. She has played the role in Hollywood. [Rewrite in Present Perfect Continuous Tense.]
9. He may have laughed in the company of his friends. [What does the underlined word indicate -Permission OR Possibility]
(1) Assert: Only the brave are worthy of dread. [by omitting only or utilizing none but]
Neg: Only the courageous deserve to be afraid.
(2) Affirm: He bolted as soon as he saw the snake. [than]
Negative: As soon as he saw the snake, he bolted.
He dashed away as soon as he saw the snake.
(3) Confirm: Everyone but the small child fled.
Negative: Only the young boy did not flee.
(4) State unequivocally: You must accept responsibility. [when using but]
Negative: You have no choice but to accept blame.