Here are all the questions of the transformation of Simple Compound and Complex that appeared in the previous Board Exams in HSC and SSC. They have chances to appear in the next examination in 2020. So you must practice the following exercises with understanding.
Transformation of Sentences: Simple – Compound – Complex
For your convenience, I have sorted them according to the rules of transformation. That will help you understand better. So, let’s start.
Rule 1: Use of ‘Though/ Although/ Even though’
Now change the following sentences into simple, complex and compound:
1. Though we take the utmost care, we cannot avoid death. (compound)
2. Though it is a blessing, it has dark sides. (simple)
3. It gives us pleasure but we cannot get the freedom to use it. (simple)
4. Though there are laws to punish the terrorists, they are not properly applied (compound)
Answers to Exercises:
1. We take the utmost care but we cannot avoid death.
2. It is a blessing but it has dark sides.
3. In spite of it’s giving us pleasure, we cannot get the freedom to use it.
Rule 2: Use of ‘If/ Unless’
Now Change the Following Sentences Following Rule 2:
1. By reading books we can enrich our minds. (compound)
2. If we use time properly, we can be benefited. (simple)
3. If you watch television, you can learn many things. (simple)
4. Without a computer, we cannot imagine our modern life. (complex)
5. Use it or you cannot keep pace with the modern world. (complex)
6. People spend their free time by watching television. (compound)
7. We can get many new information by using it. (compound)
8. By applying the law properly, we can get rid of terrorism. (complex)
9. Though he had a vast wealth, he didn’t spend for his own. (compound)
Answers to Exercises:
2. By using time properly, we can be benefited.
3. By watching television, you can learn many things.
4. If we don’t use the computer, we cannot imagine our modern life.
5. If you don’t use it, you cannot keep pace with the modern world.
Rule 3: Use of ‘After’ and ‘When’
Now Change the Following Sentences Following Rule 3:
1. Entering the kingdom of the prince, he captured a large village. (compound)
2. He came to a house and asked for something to eat. (simple)
3. When we read books, we discover new world. (simple)
4. They spend much time before tv and waste time. (simple)
5. People spend their free time by watching television. (compound)
Answers to Exercises:
1. He entered the kingdom of the prince and captured a large village.
2. Coming to a house, he asked for something to eat.
3. After reading books, we discover new world.
4. Spending much time before tv, they waste time.
5. People watch television and they spend their free time.
Rule 3: Use of ‘So that/ In order that’
Now Change the Following Sentences Following Rule 4:
He disguised himself as a poor traveler to survive. (complex)
Scientists spent many years and worked hard to invent television. (complex)
He contributed much money for education to educate the poor students. (complex)
We should read books to acquire knowledge. (complex)
1. He disguised himself as a poor traveler so that he could survive. (complex)
2. Scientists spent many years and worked hard in order that they could invent television. (complex)
3. He contributed much money for education so that he could educate the poor students. (complex)
4. We should read books in order that we can acquire knowledge. (complex)
Watching violent movies young people become violent. (complex)
I am very glad to receive your letter. (complex)
Many thanks for writing an interesting letter. (complex)
Because of its usefulness, it has become very popular. (compound)
Our heart is formed for love and it can’t be happy without the opportunity of giving and receiving love. (complex)
He always helped the needy (complex)
She helped those who were helpless. (simple)
Long long time ago there was a king who was very wise. (simple)
There was another ruler also named Queen of Sheba. (complex)
There lived an old woman in the house. (complex)
It is a speedy transmitting system of information. (complex)
She believes that charity is a great virtue. (compound)
Actually, Mother Teresa was a noble-hearted person. (complex)
Some tv channels present unpleasant programs. (complex)
The programs telecast by television are very interesting. (complex)
Honest people lead a happy life. (complex)
He was born in Hogly. (complex)
She set up “Nirmol Hridoy” at Kalkata. (compound)
Many educational institutions are greatly benefited through the use of internet. (complex)
It helps the customers to buy or choose anything without going to market. (compound)
Abdur Rahman married when he was twenty-two. (simple)