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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

An Eleven Plus Verbal Question

Pumpkins are a hot topic of conversation this week and the week before. There is a hallowed recipe from Zimbabwe which some may care to try once the pumpkin has been hollowed.

1 pumpkin
1 or 2 onions
1 tea cup of cold water
1 dessert spoon of fat
I dessert spoon of flour
(Some may now add some chunks of meat- but this is optional.)
Hollow the pumpkin
Heat the fat
Fry the onions
Add the pumpkin
Stir in flour
Add water
Add salt
Serve hot!

Why a recipe?

An eleven plus verbal reasoning question:

Add either (hallowed or hollowed) to the sentence.

The porter threw the __________ pumpkin at the ____________ ground.