Exercise # Punctuation Marks

Exercise # Punctuation Marks

Given below are sentences with no punctuation marks. Punctuate them properly, using different punctuation marks.

  1. Alexander the conqueror of the world began to weep.
  2. We should be devout and humble cheerful and serene.
  3. Ali received a watch Avinash a book
  4. Men may come and men may go but I go on forever.
  5. Exactly so said Anmol.
  6. If my husband were alive but why lament past
  7. The lord he is the god
  8. Add two 4s and three 5s.
  9. Her court was pure her life serene
  10. The three great books are the Ramayana the Mahabharata and the Gita.
  11. O father I heard the sound of a revolver


  1. Alexander, the conqueror of the world, began to weep.
  2. We should be devout and humble, cheerful and serene.
  3. Ali received a watch; Avinash, a book.
  4. Men may come, and men may go, but I go on forever.
  5. “Exactly so”, said Anmol.
  6. If my husband were alive– but why lament past?
  7. The Lord, He is the God.
  8. Add two 4’s and three 5’s.
  9. Her court was pure; her life serene;
  10. The three great books are :the Ramayana, the Mahabharata and the Gita.
  11. O father! I heard the sound of a revolver.


Percentage Of Poverty-2 # Bar Graph

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
The graph below shows the percentage of households, grouped by poverty, on the basis of access to refrigerator, electricity and water in Ghana for the year 1991/1992 to 1998/1999.
Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.
Write at least 150 words.

Percentage Of Poverty

Bar Graph

The graph illustrates the level of poverty amongst households in Ghana over a period of seven years i.e. from 1991/92 to 1998/99, grouped according to the access of refrigerator, electricity and water.
The financial condition of households accessing water marked an increase from 1991/92 to 1998/99. On one hand, the percentage of houses categorized as very poor and non-poor saw a gradual increase of 2% and 4% respectively whereas the number of households having the facility of water ,living in poor conditions remained constant.
However, the effect of electricity over the monetary status of households observed a steep decline of 14% and 9% respectively, in the ones classified as very poor and poor; while the percentage increased from 73% to 85% in case of non-poor households.
In contrast, the percent of very poor households having access to refrigerator remained constant at 3%. On the other hand, the proportion of poor households having refrigerator declined from 11% to 7% and saw an increase of 13% with respect to non-poor households.
Overall, most of the houses irrespective of their financial conditions had access to water and electricity, while refrigerator remained to be of less priority amongst most of the households.


capital punishment , you agree or disagree # IELTS Essay




Without capital punishment (the death penalty) our lives are less secure and crimes of violence increase. Capital punishment is essential to control violence in society.

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?




Crime and violence have existed and sustained in our world since centuries. In earlier times, all crimes were designated as one and there was no differentiation between heinous and petty crimes. Death penalty was awarded to all who committed crimes, irrespective of their seriousness but now it is awarded for those crimes which are heinous.

Capital punishment for certain crimes is essential as it deters the culprit to commit the offence again. It instils fear in the person to commit atrocious and brutal offences. If there was no death penalty for such crimes, criminals would walk around free without any fear and repeat such criminal acts of violence. It is only when a criminal or offender fears for one’s own life, does it dissuade him to commit offences. We have had a number of cases in India whereby the death penalty has been awarded. For instance, Kasab, the terrorist who was involved in the terrorist attack in which many people were killed in cold blood at the Hotel Taj in Mumbai, was awarded the sentence and was hanged till death last year. Apart from this, the victims and their families also feel a sense of justice and security which in turn makes them live peacefully.

Yet capital punishment does not always lead to less crime in society. If the crime statistics are given attention, it will be seen that crime has increased manifold over the years, despite the death penalty being awarded in many cases.  This can be supported by the recent rape case which occurred in Delhi, whereby two criminals were given the death penalty but the incidence of rapes have not decreased. In fact, the numbers are growing gradually and each year it surpasses the previous year.

It can be concluded that capital punishment does not necessarily control crime in a society and only has a deterrent effect but it is required in those cases where heinous and despicable crimes have been committed.

On The Side Of Angels # Idioms For IELTS

In present scenarios, although it seems tough, it is always good to be on the side of angels. Read more and learn some new idioms that could be helpful to you in IELTS.

SENTENCE-: He has always been on the side of angels.
MEANING-: on the side of what is right.
SENTENCE-: I am going to prove it, even if I have to appeal to ceaser.
MEANING-: Appeal to the highest possible authority
SENTENCE-: We were apples and oranges, may be that is why it didn’t worked out.
MEANING-: two fundamentally different people
SENTENCE-: Arthur is a straight arrow, you can trust him.
MEANING-: an honest and genuine person
SENTENCE-: Veronica had things for the asking.
MEANING-: it indicates that someone can easily have something if they ask for it
SENTENCE-: Every cute shit happens in the awkward age.
MEANING-: adolescence
SENTENCE-: You need not to worry about your votes, the ayes have it.
MEANING-: majority of the votes are affirmative
SENTENCE-: I guess after four years of crying, I am back to square one.
MEANING-: back to the starting point, with no progress made
SENTENCE-: The stories of Sherlock Holmes are read with bated breath.
MEANING-: in great suspense or excitement
SENTENCE-: I cannot go to the picnic as I don’t have a bean.
MEANING-: be penniless